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How Corning Inc. Handled Contamination of N.Y. Neighborhood

02-11-2017 11:46 PM

By Rob Wolfe

Corning, N.Y. — As a girl, Margaret McDougal used to dig in the thin topsoil of her neighborhood, picking out the pieces of warped and broken glass that littered the Houghton Plot.Decades later, after raising children, moving away, and then returning...


Owner of Upper Valley Inns Pleads Guilty to Stalking, Assault Charges

02-09-2017 3:36 PM

By Jordan Cuddemi

White River Junction — The co-owner of historic inns in Windsor and Hartland had stopped taking medication for depression when he stalked two employees and fired a bullet into one of their vehicles last fall, his lawyer said in court this week.Kenneth...


DHMC Doctor Accused of Stealing Drugs

02-08-2017 5:25 PM

By Rick Jurgens

Lebanon — A Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center anesthesiologist accused of stealing powerful pain drugs for his personal use and falsifying medical records has voluntarily stopped practicing medicine and entered a program for doctors with addiction,...


Two Area Nursing Homes Were Sold: One Got Better, the Other Got Worse

01-30-2017 10:59 AM

By Rick Jurgens

White River Junction — Recent ownership changes at two large nursing homes in the heart of the Upper Valley have had opposite effects on the conditions and quality of care for dozens of residents, according to observations and ratings from regulators...


Jim Kenyon: At the Shady Lawn Motel, Every Room Has a Story

01-30-2017 10:41 AM

A Dartmouth College graduate lives in a room on the Shady Lawn Motel’s ground floor. A 72-year-old who gets by on Social Security has been a guest since his release from prison four years ago. A grocery store worker and his wife share a room with...


Vershire Salvage Yard Fined for Hazardous Waste Violations

01-28-2017 12:23 AM

By Matt Hongoltz-Hetling

Vershire — Sitting in the dim light of his heavily cluttered office space, Allen LaFlamme, owner of Allen’s Affordable Auto Salvage, peered at his computer screen, scrolling through a national directory of used vehicles for sale.Sixty-four years old,...


Victims Embrace Man Who Maimed Them

01-25-2017 8:10 AM

By Jordan Cuddemi

White River Junction — Dale and Lisa O’Keefe made a request in Windsor Superior Court Tuesday morning that was as unexpected as it was unusual: They wanted a little personal time with Gustavo Chang, the man whose car had slammed into the motorcycle...


Randolph Man Charged With Kidnapping, Assault

01-06-2017 12:45 AM

By Jordan Cuddemi

Lebanon — A 32-year-old Randolph man is being held on $10,000 cash bail after police say he lured a teen to a secluded spot in West Lebanon this summer and assaulted and tormented him.Kristopher Locke allegedly duped the 17-year-old boy into thinking...


Independent Upper Valley Retailers Struggle to Survive as Shopping Moves Online

01-03-2017 11:06 AM

By John Lippman

Hanover— It was a tough year for mom-and-pop stores in the Upper Valley.At least nine longtime independent retail stores closed their doors in 2016, accelerating a trend that has been especially noticeable since the end of the 2008-09 recession. The...


Former Hartford Town Manager Rieseberg Will Stay in Newport Full Time

12-22-2016 12:10 AM

By Patrick O’Grady

Newport  — Former Hartford Town Manager Hunter Rieseberg, who has served as interim town manager in Newport since October, has been hired for the permanent position by the Selectboard.Rieseberg was officially named town manager in a 5-0 vote by the...


Colby-Sawyer Eliminates Five Majors to Stay Afloat

12-14-2016 3:34 PM

By Rob Wolfe

New London — In announcing the layoffs of 18 employees this week, Colby-Sawyer College is the latest small private school to make a difficult choice in response to national trends that have put pressure on institutions with its profile.Before

New England Developer Center of Controversy

12-11-2016 12:43 AM

By Jack Rodolico

Laconia, n.h. — In the Marines, Dan Crim learned how to strap an air-tight respirator over his mouth and nose to protect himself from a biological threat. He was glad to never have to use one in a combat zone during his five deployments overseas.Now a...


A Little Light With the Heat: Tarm Biomass Owner Explains Move to Orford

12-03-2016 11:28 PM

By John Lippman

Orford — The Nichols family and Lyme are practically synonymous. Guy Nichols moved here in 1938 to cut timber and stayed to open Nichols Hardware, which the family ran for three generations. The Nichols’ cut-your-own Christmas tree farm on Route 10 is...


Hartford Man Dies in Three-Vehicle Crash on Route 4

12-02-2016 11:10 AM

By Jordan Cuddemi

Bridgewater — A 62-year-old Hartford man was killed on Tuesday when a tractor-trailer swerved to avoid another vehicle and slammed head-on into an Irving Oil truck he was driving on Route 4 in Bridgewater.A family member identified the driver as...


Vt. Inn Owner Held on Stalking, Assault Charges

11-30-2016 11:33 PM

By Jordan Cuddemi

White River Junction — The co-owner of historic inns in Windsor and Hartland is being held without bail after he allegedly shot a bullet through a former employee’s truck and smashed the windows out of another vehicle earlier this month.Kenneth Lucci,...


Iconic Brick Store Coming Back

11-29-2016 11:24 AM

By Kathy Mccormack

Concord — When it closed earlier this year, there was much mourning over The Brick Store, the New Hampshire landmark that claims to be one of the oldest continuously operating general stores in the country.No more fudge, penny candy, or smoked meats....


Salt Hill Pub Buys Seven Barrel

11-28-2016 4:40 PM

By Tim Camerato

West Lebanon — After 23 years in the craft brewing business at a high-profile spot off Route 12A, Seven Barrel Brewery will soon close its doors to make room for a new Salt hill Pub.The brewery’s owners broke news of the sale on Tuesday in a Facebook...


Ex-Officer Shares Experience as Transgender Woman

11-21-2016 11:27 PM

By Rob Wolfe

Norwich — Grace Alden, a transgender woman and retired Lebanon police officer, described the daily struggle for survival she and others face and offered lessons for a society that still does not accept transgender people in remarks to the Unitarian...


Time Catches Up to Lebanon Home Decor Store KindleNook

11-19-2016 11:56 PM

By John Lippman

Lebanon — A “step back in time” has come to an end.KindleNook, the home decor store on High Street in Lebanon, closed up shop on Saturday, ending 30 years of selling handcrafted farmhouse furniture, folk art, penny rugs, baskets, pewter, lamps, dried...


Dartmouth College Aims to Boost Faculty Compensation

10-31-2016 12:30 PM

By Rob Wolfe

Hanover — The Dartmouth College board of trustees last month announced its intention to bring faculty compensation up to speed with that of peer schools following a multiyear slip in the pay scale that professors say threatens the college’s academic...


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