Montpelier 58, Hartford 49: Wait continues for Hurricane boys basketball

03-03-2024 10:08 AM

BARRE, Vt. — It will take at least another year to supplant Hartford High’s Whirlwind Five.That’s the nickname given to the last Hurricanes’ boys basketball team to win a state title — in 1929. Sadly for backers of the red, white and blue, that...

A Look Back: The legislation that changed town meeting

03-03-2024 6:31 PM

It was arguably the greatest change in the structure of New Hampshire town government in almost three centuries, seen by advocates as a necessary response to rapid population growth in many communities and by others as an assault on a cherished...

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Thetford 60, WRV 58: Epic comeback sends Panthers to state title game
03-01-2024 4:22 PM

BARRE, Vt. — The Barre Auditorium’s inner arena was deserted Thursday evening, half an hour after Thetford Academy and White River Valley concluded their Vermont Division III boys basketball playoff semifinal.Silence inside the 85-year old building...


Column: The history behind New Hampshire education freedom accounts
02-23-2024 5:18 PM

It was distressing, but not surprising, to read that the New Hampshire Legislature is considering an increase in funding for Education Freedom Accounts by raising the eligibility ceiling to $150,000 per year for families of four who want to secure...

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Out & About: Parks Service trains volunteers to identify hemlock pest
03-01-2024 8:01 PM

CORNISH — The National Park Service is looking to train volunteers at the Upper Valley’s two national parks to identify an invasive insect that poses a risk to hemlock trees.Staff will lead workshops about the small aphid-like insect at 9 a.m. Friday,...


Obit photo for Lillian Hobausz Lillian Hobausz

Sunapee, NH - Lillian Spillane Hobausz died suddenly on February 21, 2024, in Sunapee, NH, at the age of 95. Lillian Hobausz was born on March 12, 1928 in Dracut, Massachusetts. She was... remainder of obit for Lillian Hobausz

Obit photo for Thomas Graves Thomas Graves

Putney, VT - Thomas West Graves, 93, of Putney VT, formerly of Grantham NH, passed away peacefully at home in the early evening of January 16th, 2024. Born in Washington D.C. to Dr. Charles... remainder of obit for Thomas Graves

Obit photo for Todd Osgood Todd Osgood

Claremont, NH - Todd Douglas Osgood, 61 of Claremont NH died unexpectedly at DHMC on Friday February 23, 2024. Todd was born in Windsor VT on November 22, 1962, and was the son of Ralph and... remainder of obit for Todd Osgood

Obit photo for Patricia O'Toole Patricia O'Toole

Hanover, NH - Patricia Ann Boyle O'Toole, "Patti," died peacefully on February 26, 2024. She was 85 years old. The eldest of four children born to Margaret Lautrup and Dr. Edward Leo Bo... remainder of obit for Patricia O'Toole


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