Connecticut River Joint Commissions Name Officers

West Lebanon — The Connecticut River Joint Commissions yesterday named its officers and also announced the names of several commissioners appointed by the governors of New Hampshire and Vermont.

The commissions, New Hampshire’s Connecticut River Valley Resource Commission and Vermont’s Connecticut River Watershed Advisory Commission, are intended to protect the ecology and the working landscape of the Connecticut River valley.

The newly named officers are president Rebecca Brown, of Sugar Hill, N.H.; vice president Chris Campany, of Brattleboro, Vt.; treasurer Mary Sloat, of Lancaster, N.H.; and secretary Tom Kennedy, of Hartland.

New trustees include Tara Bamford, of Thetford; Michael King, of Bethlehem, N.H.; James McClammer, of Charlestown; Brendan Prusik, of Colebrook, N.H.; Aaron Simpson, of Sunapee; and Rich Walling, of Bath, N.H.

Seven positions of the Joint Commissions are still open.

Dartmouth Veterans Hold
Toys for Tots Fundraiser

Hanover — Admission is free to a holiday party tonight if attendees bring a new, unwrapped, unopened toy to donate to Toys for Tots.

The holiday party is organized by Dartmouth Graduate Veterans Association in an effort to gather toy donations. The event is from 6 to 9 p.m. tonight at Six South Street Hotel in the cocktail lounge.

Anyone from the Upper Valley or Dartmouth community is invited to attend. Six South Street Hotel will be offering hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar will be available.

Hartland Library
Announces New Director

The trustees of the Hartland Library announced a new library director yesterday.

Amy Wisehart, who presently works as an assistant librarian at the University of Maine, has accepted the job of director.

She graduated Simmons College in Boston with a masters in library and infromation science.

Newport School Board to Hold Forum on Facilties

Newport — The Newport School Board will hold a forum tomorrow to discuss the school district’s facilities and how them may be aligned in the years ahead in light of declining enrollment.

Newport has three schools: Richards, Towle and the Newport Middle High School.

The forum begins at 6:30 in the Richards school gymnasium.

The public is urged to attend and provide input.

— Staff and wire reports