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What’s coming up for pandemic pups?

3/25/21

When the Corvo family adopted young Twyla, a black lab rescue, on blind faith in May of 2020, they’d only seen her in a picture.But it did not take...

HANOVER — Though some front-line workers in the Twin States have been able to get COVID-19 vaccination shots — including health care workers...

HANOVER — The Tuck School of Business reported a cluster of at least nine students who have tested positive for COVID-19 following spring break.As...

Virus counts tick upward in NH

3/22/21

You’ve probably heard people cautioning you that despite the vaccine rollout, we’re not out of the COVID-19 woods yet. I’ve said it myself.But...

NEW LONDON — Colby-Sawyer College canceled classes on Monday to allow students to return to campus for COVID-19 testing ahead of the resumption of...

Website wobbly for NH vaccines

3/22/21

CONCORD — New Hampshire’s new vaccine registration system struggled to meet initial demand in its first big test Monday, though the pace picked up...

CONCORD — The next time Melissa Reep’s son is in a mental health crisis, she said she’s not staying in New Hampshire to find him care. The state’s...

Editor’s Note: This town-by-town list includes information on how to volunteer — or request help — in your community for people who are at higher...

HANOVER —– Some students and staff at Dartmouth College will soon be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine thanks to a partnership between the...

The St. Patrick’s Day party had a reckless abandon not seen since the pandemic began. Attendees were decked out in green and sipping glasses of...

TILTON, N.H. — The staff at the New Hampshire Veterans Home did not always follow the best-practice health precautions during of the facility’s...

HANOVER — Several Upper Valley food-related businesses have had to alter their operations in recent weeks due to cases of COVID-19.The Co-op Market...

ORFORD — Kerry (Doc) Browne and his wife, Rachel Sanders, both of whom teach at Rivendell Academy, drove up to Jericho, Vt., last Friday to get...

HANOVER — After weathering a COVID-19 outbreak in recent weeks, Dartmouth College is still planning for a normal return to campus of students next...

NEW LONDON — New London Hospital has canceled its annual Hospital Days celebration in August for the second year in a row due to the ongoing COVID...

Some essential workers in New Hampshire, especially those who come into contact with many people each day, say they’ve been sidelined in the...

Colby-Sawyer outbreak grows

3/15/21

NEW LONDON — Colby-Sawyer College extended its remote learning period and entered a “modified stay-in-place phase” on Monday amid a growing...

RANDOLPH — Two Vermont hospitals in the Upper Valley ended fiscal year 2020 with positive operating margins, largely due to federal COVID-19 relief...

For much of her life, Evelynn Ellis has done disciplined activities that require hard work.A clarinetist, she earned a master’s degree in music at...

Editor’s note: At the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic’s arrival in the Upper Valley, we asked Valley News readers to reflect on the...

The Rev. Josh Moore sat down to his computer early on the morning of March 14, 2020, hit “record” on the camera and broke the news to his...

Our Pandemic Year: A time of chaos and creation

3/13/21

In March 2020, when the pandemic began, I was overwhelmed by the haunting images of empty streets and public places around the world — particularly...

There are many reasons to put off creative projects although most excuses can be explained by inertia. Isaac Newton, Galileo Galilei, and Rene...

“When will we go back to normal?” This has been the question we’ve all contemplated since the moment we realized we were staring into the maw of a...

I retired from my inner-city Washington, D.C., pediatrics practice at 65. Immediately I began missing kids. I soon started reading to them in West...

NEW LONDON — Colby-Sawyer College held classes remotely on Friday and moved campus dining to takeout-only after discovering at least 29 new cases...

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — As the COVID-19 pandemic began last winter, Carmen Clarkson began hearing some “negative stuff” on the news.“I was...

WEST LEBANON — Public health officials are planning two vaccination clinics geared to about 2,000 school employees working on the New Hampshire...

Editor’s note: In anticipation of the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic’s arrival in the Upper Valley, we asked Valley News readers to...

Editor’s note: In anticipation of the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic’s arrival in the Upper Valley, we asked Valley News readers to...

Editor’s note: In anticipation of the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic’s arrival in the Upper Valley, we asked Valley News readers to...

MERIDEN — Kimball Union Academy is reporting seven active cases of COVID-19, the most it has had since the pandemic began, according to the private...

Editor’s note: In anticipation of the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic’s arrival in the Upper Valley, we asked Valley News readers to...

HANOVER — Dartmouth College has begun easing COVID-19 restrictions after case counts continued to decline at the college over the weekend.The...

Tammy Vaughan and her siblings headed south to Florida from central Vermont in mid-January to see their father, who was 90 and had been battling...

Looking through the work of the Valley News photo staff from a year ago tells the tale of the slow and then sudden change to life in the Upper...

It was almost a year ago when Rebecca Lovejoy first fell ill.“I was really, really sick,” the 59-year-old Lyme resident recalled in a phone...

Editor’s note: In anticipation of the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic’s arrival in the Upper Valley, we asked Valley News readers to...

Editor’s note: In anticipation of the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic’s arrival in the Upper Valley, we asked Valley News readers to...

HANOVER — Dartmouth College is planning to lift some restrictions imposed because of its COVID-19 outbreak amid signs that the rate of transmission...

LEBANON — Dartmouth Coach is adding a seventh daily bus run between the Upper Valley and Logan International Airport, the latest indication that...

LEBANON — Every night during the early months of the pandemic, after Andrew Clack locked the doors to the Jake’s Market & Deli in Lebanon, he...

Editor’s note: In anticipation of the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic’s arrival in the Upper Valley, we asked Valley News readers to...

CONCORD — Vaccinations will begin late next week for New Hampshire teachers and other school staff, Gov. Chris Sununu said Thursday.Phase 2a of the...

LEBANON — Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health ended the first half of its fiscal year in the black, thanks in part to aid from Washington during the COVID...

Editor’s note: In anticipation of the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic’s arrival in the Upper Valley, we asked Valley News readers to...

Editor’s note: In anticipation of the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic's arrival in the Upper Valley, we asked Valley News readers to...

MONTPELIER — With the Johnson & Johnson vaccine receiving emergency use authorization and the federal pharmacy program ramping up supply, Gov...

A small, plain sign at the bottom of the hill leading to the historic Strafford Town House says “Town Meeting has been held here every March since...

In the coming days and weeks, the Valley News will reflect on the Upper Valley’s pandemic year.Yes, it’s true: We’ve made a full trip around the...

Vermont opening more shot clinic sites

3/1/21

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — As Vermonters 65 and older began registering for COVID-19 vaccine appointments at state-run and pharmacy sites on Monday...

HANOVER — Downtown merchants cut back on browsing for books and some closed temporarily to in-house diners on Monday amid concerns about a large...

HANOVER — Dartmouth College’s active COVID-19 case count jumped to well over 100 over the weekend, prompting the school to revert to more stringent...

QUECHEE — On Wednesdays, Patricia Dwyer makes her way to the Upper Valley Haven to sort and shelve produce for the nonprofit organization’s food...

COVID-19: Vermont eases restrictions on residents of border towns

2/26/21

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — There’s good news for Upper Valley residents who live near the Connecticut River. Vermont this week relaxed its COVID-19...

HANOVER — Dartmouth College shifted to “grab-and-go” dining options rather than in-cafeteria meals on Wednesday amid a spike in COVID-19 cases that...

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information in this FAQ is current as of April 29, 2021. Find additional information and updates under the “more resources” section...

With temperatures in the 20s on Sunday morning, heading off on a run, breaking out the snowshoes or bundling up to take the dog for a long walk all...

HANOVER — Dartmouth College employees who have been working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic are expected to return to campus in September...

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