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...


Obit photo for Seth C. Potter Seth C. Potter

Amherst, NH - Seth Coolidge Potter, 65, of Amherst, NH passed away February 16, 2024, at home surrounded by family and friends. He was the husband of late Roberta (Long) Potter with whom he... remainder of obit for Seth C. Potter

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Lyme, NH - Abbie Elizabeth Emmons Penfield was an extraordinary mother, grandmother, friend, teacher and more. Her stellar accomplishment was to bring love to all those who came into her li... remainder of obit for Abbie Penfield

Obit photo for Sandra A. Smith Sandra A. Smith

Ascutney, VT - Sandra A. Smith, 79, a former resident of Ascutney, VT, died peacefully on Friday, February 2, 2024, in Zephyrhills, FL. She was born on July 20, 1944, in Lebanon, NH to Robe... remainder of obit for Sandra A. Smith

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Etna, NH - John Barton Kuhns, a former publisher of the Valley News who led the paper to growth and journalistic distinction, died of complications of the flu in Boston on February 20, 2024... remainder of obit for John B. Kuhns


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