Disaster revisits Vermont as Beryl’s remnants flood the state a year after catastrophic rainfall

07-11-2024 7:02 PM

PLAINFIELD, Vt. — The remnants of Hurricane Beryl dumped heavy rain on Vermont, washing away much of an apartment building, knocking out bridges and cutting off towns, and retraumatizing a state still recovering from catastrophic floods that hit a...


Peter Welch becomes first Democratic US senator to call for Joe Biden to exit presidential race

07-11-2024 10:15 AM

Vermont’s own Peter Welch on Wednesday became the first Democrat in the U.S. Senate to publicly call for President Joe Biden to end his campaign for reelection. In an opinion piece published by the Washington Post, Welch argued that Biden’s...


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City seeks federal grant for pickleball, tennis courts in Veterans Park
07-09-2024 5:30 PM

CLAREMONT — Pickleball enthusiasts could be playing on new outdoor courts next spring if the city can land a $300,000 federal grant that would pay half of the estimated construction costs for a Veterans Park project, which would also include new...

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Editorial: Is ‘neutrality’ another name for failing to lead?
06-14-2024 10:01 PM

Dartmouth president Sian Leah Beilock is considering whether the college “should formally adopt a position of institutional neutrality,” according to Liz Lempres, chairwoman of the college’s board of trustees. If it does, Dartmouth would join Harvard...

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Angela Tibbets, of Lebanon, prepares for a yard sale she planned to have with a friend in White River Junction. Many wood burnings Tibbets has made over the years were included in the sale, which was scheduled for the Fourth of July. Josie Smith, also...

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These NH teachers wanted to make phonics fun. So they wrote their own comic books.
07-10-2024 5:01 PM

Brittany McGuire got the idea from her 8-year-old son. He struggled to read and sometimes refused to do his reading homework. But he loved comic books.McGuire, a fourth grade teacher at Governor Wentworth Regional School District, turned to her...

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Obit photo for Sharon L. Nordgren Sharon L. Nordgren

Hanover, NH - Nordgren, age 80, passed Saturday, February 10, 2024. There will be a Memorial Service/Celebration of Life for Sharon, on July 21st at Rollins Chapel at Dartmouth College at 1pm. ... remainder of obit for Sharon L. Nordgren

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Chelsea, VT - William Richard Hugg, age 83, passed Saturday, June 8, 2024. A memorial funeral service for William will be held Thursday, July 18, 2024 at 11am at the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel in Randolph Center, VT. ... remainder of obit for William R. Hugg

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Reading, VT - Jonathan E. Gibson, 29, Reading, VT, died at home on Sunday July 7, 2024. He was born on January 15, 1995, in Lebanon, NH to Randall and Jennie (Towne) Gibson. He grew up in Reading, attended Albert-Bridge School and gradu... remainder of obit for Jonathan Gibson

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West Lebanon, NH - Reginald P. Laro, age 80, passed Monday, July 1, 2024. A full obituary will be published in an upcoming edition of the Valley News. Arrangements are with the Ricker Funeral Home & Crematory of Lebanon, NH ... remainder of obit for Reginald Laro

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