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West Central Behavioral Health interim CEO discusses workforce challenges
02-01-2024 3:11 PM

By PATRICK O’GRADY

LEBANON — His title may be preceded by interim but with the pressing challenges of increasing demand for mental health services and the struggle to hire new staff, Alexander J. “AJ” Horvath is being proactive as he guides West Central Behavioral...


A Life: Royal Houghton ‘was never one who did things half way’
01-28-2024 8:15 PM

By PATRICK O'GRADY

ASCUTNEY — Royal Houghton struggled in elementary school, left high school after his junior year to join the Navy as World War II was winding down and he never earned a degree.Still his artistic talents, engineering aptitude, volunteer work...


Claremont school budget up nearly 4% as pandemic relief funds dry up
01-18-2024 6:54 PM

By PATRICK O’GRADY

CLAREMONT — The School Board's proposed budget of $36.1 million for next school year is up $1.23 million from the current budget. The 3.6% bump, which the board approved in a 6-0 vote on Wednesday night, includes roughly $680,000 in pay increases...


Board to review plans for Windsor dog park and skatepark
01-02-2024 7:06 AM

By PATRICK O’GRADY

WINDSOR — Railyard Recreation, a nonprofit started several months ago, will present plans to the Development Review Board Tuesday for construction of recreational facilities on vacant town property off Depot Street.The plans include a dog park at the...


Claremont officials say City Council vote on development agency won’t disrupt operations
12-26-2023 11:22 AM

By PATRICK O’GRADY

CLAREMONT — The Claremont Development Authority’s work will not be disrupted or delayed by the City Council’s recent vote to suspend the CDA earlier this month, CDA Vice Chairman Andy LaFreniere and Planning and Development Director Nancy Merrill said...


A Life: Alexander ‘Joe’ Medlicott Jr. ‘was a true gentleman and scholar’
12-17-2023 11:43 PM

By PATRICK O’GRADY

PIERMONT — Whether it was older adults at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Dartmouth, students at the University of Connecticut or elementary school children, Joe Medlicott was much admired for his capacity to listen, connect and engage, not just...


2024 HS snow sports guide
12-15-2023 4:49 PM

By BILL WILKINSON

ALPINE SKIINGHANOVERCoach: Gabi Formankova (16)Last year: Boys were state champions, girls were runners-up.League: NHIAA Division IIReturnees: Seniors — Adam Goodney, Sam Loescher, Nicholas Reiss, Peter Stover, Virginia Adams, Emilia Elder, Ava...


2024 HS indoor track guide
12-15-2023 4:35 PM

By PATRICK O’GRADY

HANOVERCoaches: Steve McConnell (8 years), Rileigh Goulette (1 year)Last year: Boys were third at the Division II state meet.League: NHIAA Division IIReturnees: Boys, seniors: Aidan Bradley, James Chafouleas, Justin Dickson, Lucian Gleiser, Joaquin...


2024 HS wrestling guide
12-15-2023 4:28 PM

By PATRICK O’GRADY

LEBANONCoach: Chauncey Wood (6).Last year: Sixth out of 18 teams at the state meet.League: NHIAA Division IIIReturnees: Seniors — Zach Thornton, Ben Nelson, Jon Eylander, Abigail Stone; Juniors — Aero Buzby, Garret Rose, Nick Wolstenholm, Chris Kinne;...


2024 HS swimming guide
12-15-2023 4:16 PM

By PATRICK O’GRADY

HANOVERCoaches: Swimming – Trent Staats (3), Diving – Carl Renshaw (7)Last year: Boys and girls were state runners up.League: NHIAA Division IISwimming returnees: Seniors – Erica Holmes, Josh Stearns, Rosie Keith; Juniors - Elizabeth Staats, Aiden...


2024 HS bowling guide
12-15-2023 4:09 PM

By BILL WILKINSON

HARTFORDCoach: Rebecca Kaplan (1).League: Vermont Division I.Roster: Senior — Maple Moore; Juniors — Joseph Gallant, Kara Robinson; Sophomores: Connor Fredholm, Nara Gallagher; Freshman: Chloe Roger.Analysis: Kaplan brings a lifetime of competitive...


Upper Valley Jewish community celebrates Hanukkah as Gaza war continues
12-13-2023 11:36 PM

By CHRISTINA DOLAN

HANOVER — Against the backdrop of ongoing violence in Gaza, the Upper Valley Jewish community celebrates Hanukkah this week with joyful gatherings tinged with somber reflection. Celebrations around the region have included a public menorah lighting on...


In Newport, Nikki Haley looks to build momentum versus Trump
12-13-2023 11:33 PM

By PATRICK O’GRADY

NEWPORT — Toward the conclusion of her remarks at the Newport Recreation Center on Wednesday, GOP presidential hopeful Nikki Haley brought up former President Donald Trump, who polls indicate has a significant lead in New Hampshire as the January...


Thetford considers allowing noncitizens to vote in local elections
12-12-2023 4:09 AM

By CHRISTINA DOLAN

THETFORD — Heinz and Inge Trebitz were named “Citizens of the Year” at last year’s Town Meeting for their longstanding service to Thetford, but they were ineligible to vote at the meeting.Selectboard member Steven Tofel is among those who would like...


Mount Lebanon School addition is first of a trio of school modernization projects to open to city’s students
11-24-2023 1:15 PM

By NICOLA SMITH

WEST LEBANON — Thanks to an ambitious infrastructure project paid for in part by the federal Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund, or ESSER, the Mount Lebanon Elementary School, with 256 students in grades K through 4, now boasts a...


Tunbridge bridge construction spurs rerouting for buses, fire trucks
11-16-2023 4:08 AM

By LUKAS DUNFORD

TUNBRIDGE — Town and state officials are working to avoid disruptions to emergency services while conducting repairs on two separate bridges; work that needs to be completed before winter.The possible simultaneous closures of both Strafford Road and...


Somersworth 21, Newport 7: Hilltoppers hold Tigers in check during rematch
11-12-2023 2:33 PM

By PATRICK O’GRADY

LACONIA, N.H. -- After defeating Bishop Brady in the semifinals last week, the Tigers' coach John Proper told his team they had the talent to win it all if they didn't beat themselves. But Newport did just that with four lost fumbles, some untimely...


Stone narrowly defeated in Claremont City Council election 
11-10-2023 3:35 AM

By PATRICK O’GRADY

CLAREMONT — The City Council is an ostensibly nonpartisan governmental body, but party politics played a large part in Tuesday election nonetheless, according to the candidates involved.Outgoing Councilor Jim Contois, who was celebrating the loss of...


Downtown Bethel building changes hands
11-03-2023 5:29 PM

By CHRISTINA DOLAN

BETHEL — When Lindley Brainard and three other partners purchased Bethel’s Arnold Block building in 2018, they knew it was a “really strange business model,” said Brainard, who is also a member of the Bethel Selectboard. Their vision was to create a...


High Horses marks 30th anniversary of ‘delicate dance'
10-16-2023 4:38 AM

By CHRISTINA DOLAN

NORWICH — It was beautiful autumn weather for enjoying the trails at Pirouette Farm in Norwich Saturday as several dozen riders and hikers participated in “Hoofin’ It,” a fundraiser for the High Horses Center for Equine-Assisted Services. This year...

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