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...

Survivor describes ‘surreal’ experience of Oct. 7 Hamas attack

02-21-2024 9:46 PM

HANOVER — For Matan Boltax and his friends, Oct. 7, 2023, started off as a pretty normal day.Boltax, 23, who was born in Great Neck, N.Y., and moved to Israel in 2009, and his friends arrived at the Nova Music Festival around 2 a.m. to set up camp....

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Woodstock girls basketball focuses on the ‘positives’
02-20-2024 5:13 PM

WOODSTOCK — The referee had changed into street clothes after Monday night’s game and was walking out of Woodstock High’s Dailey Gymnasium when he veered off to shake the hand of Wasps girls basketball coach Timmy MacDonnell.“You’re a saint,” the man...


Editorial: Dartmouth’s reinstatement of standardized tests shows promise
02-09-2024 9:01 PM

Of all the reasons for colleges to require applicants to take a standardized test, among the most unlikely would seem to be promoting increased diversity in the student body. But that is precisely the rationale cited by Dartmouth this week in...

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Over Easy: No mail today
02-15-2024 6:59 PM

The U.S. Postal Service seems to think it can get mail to us more quickly by sending it far away and hauling it back. It is hatching a scheme — for all I know named Project Hither and Yon — to ship mail from Hartford, Vt., to Hartford, Conn., where it...


Obit photo for Ruth Lillian Bennett Hodgdon Ruth Lillian Bennett Hodgdon

New London, NH - Ruth Lillian Bennett Hodgdon, beloved mother, grandmother, and cherished matriarch, passed away peacefully in New London, NH on February 16, 2024, at the age of 92. Born on... remainder of obit for Ruth Lillian Bennett Hodgdon

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David A. Durkee, Jr. White River Junction, VT - David A. Durkee, Jr., age 37, passed Friday, February 16, 2024. A full obituary will be published in an upcoming edition of the Valley New... remainder of obit for David A. Durkee Jr.

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New London, NH - Joseph Mitchell DeChant died peacefully in New London Hospital on February 13 at the age of 89. He was born May 8, 1934 in Cumberland, Maryland to Army Chaplain Wilson ... remainder of obit for Joseph DeChant

Obit photo for Franklin B. Miles Jr. Franklin B. Miles Jr.

Franklin B. Miles, Jr. Hanover, NH - Franklin B. Miles, Jr., of Hanover, New Hampshire, died on February 19, 2024, of a brain hemorrhage after a fall. He was 84 years old. Born on March ... remainder of obit for Franklin B. Miles Jr.


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