Some Upper Valley school districts postpone budget votes amid changes in Vermont’s funding formula

02-23-2024 5:35 PM

HARTFORD — On Feb. 12, the Mount Ascutney School Board became the first district in the Upper Valley to formally remove a 2023-24 budget proposal from an approved Town Meeting warning.Strafford school officials followed three days later. After them...

Out & About: In honor of Day of Remembrance, woman shares late husband’s story of internment

02-23-2024 9:46 PM

LEBANON — Dorothy Whitney Yamashita pointed to black-and-white photographs of her late husband, Kanshi Stanley Yamashita, on screen.There he was, as a child on Terminal Island off the coast of California. There he was with his siblings. Their idyllic...

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Hartford boys hockey is battle-tested heading into postseason
02-22-2024 2:57 PM

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — The gamble has worked thus far. Is there a bigger payout to come for the Hartford High boys hockey team?“This program has never played a tougher schedule,” 26th-year Hurricanes coach Todd Bebeau said flatly after Wednesday’s 6-2...


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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Art Notes: Longtime Lebanon photographer ‘doesn’t want that kind of exposure’
02-21-2024 10:01 PM

Larry Vanier started taking photographs as a hobby. He already enjoyed hiking and being outdoors, so it was natural to him to start taking a camera along.This was in the 1970s and early ’80s, the apex of film photography. The Upper Valley had a robust...


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David A. "Davy" Durkee White River Junction, VT - David A. "Davy" Durkee, 37, died Friday, February 16, 2024, following a motor vehicle accident in Royalton, VT. Davy was born October 19, 1... remainder of obit for David A. Durkee

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Lebanon, NH - Charles O. Hunnewell III, age 88, passed Tuesday, February 20, 2024. A full obituary will be published in an upcoming edition of the Valley News. Arrangements are with... remainder of obit for Charles Hunnewell III

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Thetford, VT - The world lost a wonderful woman, Shirley Adams, on February 19, 2024. Shirley battled with dementia for many years, but it never stopped her unforgettable laugh or her c... remainder of obit for Shirley Adams

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Hanover, NH - Susan Davidson of Hanover, died unexpectedly at home on January 24th, 2024. Earlier that day, Susan had practiced her flute and taken a riding lesson on her horse, Pep. A memo... remainder of obit for Susan Moffat Davidson


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