James Parker granted parole for his role in Dartmouth professors’ stabbing deaths

04-18-2024 10:59 AM

CONCORD — A man who has served more than half of his life in prison for his role in the 2001 stabbing deaths of two married Dartmouth College professors as part of a plan to rob and kill people before fleeing overseas was granted parole Thursday.James...

Through new school partnerships, CRREL seeks to educate young scientists

04-17-2024 6:01 PM

LYME — On a raw, not-quite-spring New England afternoon, four seventh and eighth graders in the New Hampshire Academy of Science’s (NHAS) after-school program clustered around a computer, choosing images of orchids for a poster they’re designing to...

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2024 Upper Valley high school track and field guide
04-17-2024 4:54 PM

As surely as snapping the finish-line tape signifies a winner, the Upper Valley is filled with high school track and field potential this spring.A number of area schools won outdoor titles last year, and some followed that up with indoor successes...


A Yankee Notebook: An inevitable and terminal move
04-17-2024 9:02 AM

Living three and a half hours apart, as we do, my dear friend Bea and I get to see each other about every two weeks or so, on average. This is almost without doubt an ideal arrangement, as our lifestyles are quite different, and neither of us could...

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Arts & Life

Over Easy: Marvels in the heavens, and in the yard
04-11-2024 5:01 PM

It was Traffic vs. the Eclipse on Monday, a showdown of celestial proportions. Would I risk everything like Marco Polo who bravely set out to see the world, or follow the example of his brother Rocco, who said their hometown of Venice was “plenty good...


Obit photo for Lisa Gurney Lisa Gurney

Newbury, VT - Lisa Marie Gurney, age 55, passed Thursday, March 7, 2024. There will be a graveside service on Thursday, May 2, 2024, at the New Oxbow Cemetery in Newbury, VT, at 10 AM. ... remainder of obit for Lisa Gurney

Obit photo for Megan Mattern Megan Mattern

Midland, TX - Megan Mattern, 44, passed away on March 15, 2024, at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, after a valiant fight with cancer. Born December 6, 1979 to Wes and Susan Mattern, Meg... remainder of obit for Megan Mattern

Obit photo for James R. Thibodeau James R. Thibodeau

Leland, NC - James R. Thibodeau, age 75, passed Saturday, April 13, 2024. A full obituary will be published in an upcoming edition of the Valley News. Ricker Funeral Home has assist... remainder of obit for James R. Thibodeau

Obit photo for Beverly Vaughan Beverly Vaughan

East Thetford, VT - Beverly Vaughan, 76, of East Thetford, VT, died unexpectedly on Sunday, April 14, 2024. She was born on December 18,1947, to Floyd and Bessie (Minor) Dexter. She gre... remainder of obit for Beverly Vaughan


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