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Jane Mayer, author of the current New York Times best seller, Dark Money, speaks with Dartmouth history faculty members Pamela Voekel, left, and Bethany Moreton during a book signing before her speech at Oopik Auditorium in the Class of 1978 Life Sciences Center at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H.,  on Feb. 8, 2016. 
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‘Dark Money’ Investigates Koch Brothers’ Influence

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Hanover — In an election cycle forecast to be the most expensive in history, itself following two other costliest-ever contests, reporter Jane Mayer hopes to tell the public where the money is coming from and whose agenda is behind it. In her newly released book Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right …

Victor P. Jarvis

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Ascutney, Vt. — Victor P. Jarvis, 91, a longtime resident of Ascutney, passed away Monday evening, Feb. 1, 2016, at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 30, 1924 in Claremont, N.H. the son of Philip and Eva (Greenwood) Jarvis. He received his schooling in Claremont. He was a veteran of the …

Windsor Boys Take a Thriller

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Windsor — Seth Balch hit eight 3-pointers as part of a 27-point night to keep Windsor in the game, then Michael Bradley hit another one at the buzzer to give the Yellowjackets a bite-your-nails 68-65 win over Hartford on Wednesday night. A lot of people must have anticipated a big game, because a huge crowd showed up and they got their eyes filled …

College Notes: Ex-Upper Valley Stars Filled Field Hockey Rosters

Friday, December 25, 2015

Let’s start off with the fall season: Field Hockey Bryant was 3-16 but freshman midfielder Emily Perryman (Lebanon) started every game and had five goals, two of which were deciding tallies during Bulldog victories. She added three assists. …

Slow Start, Hot Finish: Thetford Girls Pull Away From Windsor

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Thetford — Thetford Academy girls basketball coach Eric Ward spent much of the first half of Wednesday’s game with Windsor yelling from the bench, jumping and waving his arms as he tried to direct offensive traffic. The halftime …

Reward Issued for Bank Suspect

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

White River Junction — The U.S. Marshals Service has issued up to a $5,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of a 31-year-old Weathersfield man wanted in connection with three December bank robberies. Matthew Martin is …

Family Members Face Drug Charges

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Lebanon — A father and son from Barre, Vt., are facing drug charges after police found more than 2,500 bags of heroin and 1.6 ounces of marijuana in their West Lebanon hotel room, Lebanon police said in a Friday news release. Dylan Avery, 18, was being held on …

Local Roundup: Canes Break Records

Monday, December 14, 2015

Northfield, Vt. — Hartford High athletes recorded three school records, Windsor’s Katey Comstock ruled the shot put again and Oxbow’s running Giesing sisters accounted for a win and joined in a top-three team finish to highlight Saturday’s Vermont Princpals Association indoor track and field meet at Norwich University. …

Orrin A. Hellickson

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Ascutney, Vt. — Orrin A. Hellickson, 97, a resident of Ascutney, passed away Wednesday morning, Dec. 9, 2015, at his home in Ascutney. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are final. …

Jacks Can’t Finish Comeback

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Windsor — Oh, so close. The Fair Haven Union High boys basketball team watched a 14-point fourth-quarter lead melt to one before finally putting Windsor down, 56-51, in an early-season battle of two of the top teams in …

CRPT Talks Trails at Annual Meeting

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Hanover — Spur trails, new campsites and incorporating the Appalachian Trail were some of the topics discussed at the Connecticut River Paddlers’ Trail annual meeting Tuesday at Howe Library. The CRPT, a series of access points and primitive campsites spanning the trail’s source in northern New Hampshire to …

Judge to Hear Motion On Shooting Evidence

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

White River Junction — More than seven years after Kyle Bolaski shot and killed a man who had chased him with a splitting maul during a confrontation at a Chester, Vt., softball field, a judge will hear a motion on whether jurors should learn about the victim’s mental …

CCC Gave New England Skiing First Boost

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — For one afternoon, the history of the ski industry in New England took center stage at the Nolin Murray Center. New England Ski Museum executive director Jeff Leich presented “The CCC and the New England …