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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 …

Skiing Could Return to Old Mt. Ascutney Resort

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Brownsville — The former Mount Ascutney Resort will likely become part of the West Windsor Town Forest this December — which could mean a return to organized skiing on its trails as soon as this winter. A purchase …

Windsor Boys Soccer Has Junior Achiever

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Windsor — A junior stole the spotlight on senior day. Cameron O’Brien will have to wait another year to get the flowers that all 12th-graders receive on the day of their last home match. Regardless, he’ll take the …

Local Roundup: Hartford Field Hockey Stops Long Bellows Falls Streak

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

White River Junction — With one well-executed goal, one well-planned defensive adjustment and one well-played game, the Hartford High field hockey team handed down-river rival Bellows Falls one very rare defeat on Monday. Morgan Horne converted penalty corner …

Windsor Football Continues High-Scoring Trend

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Windsor — A lot of the pre-game talk that preceded Saturday’s Springfield-Windsor football game centered on all the high-scoring games on Friday night — 84-70, 77-20, 67-22 and 66-6 were a few of the zanier ones. The Yellowjackets did nothing to change that trend, putting a 62-0 hurt …

Windsor, Green Mountain Duke It Out to a Draw

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Chester, Vt. — Windsor High girls soccer coach Bruce Mackay expected a good contest with Green Mountain on Tuesday. He might have been understating what was about to happen. The Yellowjackets and host Chieftains played to a 3-3 draw, but this was not one of those kiss-your-sister ties. …

Local Roundup: Five-Goal Second Half Enough for Dartmouth

Monday, September 21, 2015

Hanover — The Dartmouth College women’s soccer team played much of Sunday’s Burnham Field match with Sacred Heart like a toddler taken to the mall: Junior may be well-behaved most of the day, but the outburst will eventually come. The visiting Pioneers may have had that thought, perhaps, …

Green Spoils Raider’s Return: Perryman, Bryant Surrender Lead Late to Dartmouth

Monday, September 21, 2015

Hanover — As a recent Lebanon High graduate, Emily Perryman has suffered her share of Upper Valley defeats. The Sunday setback she and her Bryant University field hockey teammates endured at Dartmouth, however, will likely sting for quite …

Field Hockey on the Defensive as Dwindling Numbers Threaten Game at High School, Youth Levels

Sunday, September 20, 2015

There’s a tinge of apprehension in the voice of Kestin Bunnell, senior goalkeeper for the Mascoma Valley Regional High School field hockey team. It’s subtle, almost nonexistent in the unfamiliar heat of early fall. But it’s there. Bunnell’s …

Local & Regional Briefs for Friday, Sept. 18, 2015

Friday, September 18, 2015

Judge Delays Release of Footage Concord — A judge has delayed the limited release of body camera footage from a deadly shooting by police in July, allowing himself four extra days to consider objections from attorneys on various sides. Redacted clips were scheduled to be released Monday, according …

Windsor Soccer Slips Past Thetford

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Windsor — The slimmest of margins sometimes make all the difference. The Windsor High girls soccer team enjoyed such an advantage on Wednesday in taking a non-league 3-1 win from Thetford at MacLeay-Royce Field. Windsor goalkeeper Becca Rumrill denied a pair of would-be Panther goals with fingertip saves, …