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Town Meeting: Pre-K coming to Tunbridge, Chelsea
03-10-2023 11:14 PM

By FRANCES MIZE

CHELSEA — Chelsea and Tunbridge voters approved a prekindergarten program for the First Branch Unified District Monday night at the school district’s annual floor meeting.Voters also passed a $7.68 million school district budget by near-unanimous...


Town Meeting: Canaan again asked to exempt solar installations from property taxes
03-08-2023 5:33 PM

By FRANCES MIZE

CANAAN — For the second straight year, voters at Town Meeting will be asked to approve a tax exemption for solar panels. A similar proposal last year failed.This time, the exemption would apply to owners of “residential property which is equipped with...


Town Meeting: Sewer funding decision on hold, but pie doled out in Bethel
03-07-2023 5:06 PM

By FRANCES MIZE

BETHEL — Bethel voters will have to wait to vote on a $2.5 million bond for capital improvements to the town’s water system. Initially scheduled to be decided by Australian ballot this Tuesday, the vote will now be non-binding, due to the town not...


Hartford Selectboard takes library funding out of main budget, forces standalone vote
03-04-2023 11:00 AM

By FRANCES MIZE

HARTFORD — The annual funding for libraries in Hartford has been handed directly to voters, and library advocates are concerned it has put the financial stability of the institutions at risk.On the warning at Tuesday’s Town Meeting, residents will be...


Town Meeting 2023: Water works upgrades on Bethel ballot
03-01-2023 3:27 PM

By FRANCES MIZE

BETHEL — Bethel voters will be asked to approve a $2.5 million bond for upgrades to the municipal water system at this year’s Town Meeting.The need is wide-ranging, including improvements to aging water mains, replacement of the Gaiko Well House, and...


Ukrainian family relocates to Vermont as fighting at home sees first anniversary
02-25-2023 1:24 PM

By FRANCES MIZE

NORTH THETFORD — Three weeks ago, the Uladovskyi family landed in the United States among skyscrapers, their wheels touching down at the John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City.But flying from Poland, they were bound for the...


Radon tests for NH private wells recommended
02-19-2023 7:19 PM

By FRANCES MIZE

LEBANON — Wells in portions of Canaan and Enfield have a high chance of containing unsafe levels of radon, a radioactive gas, according to a new study from the United States Geological Survey. Areas of Hanover and Lebanon are also at an elevated risk,...


February thaw has Upper Valley towns posting seasonal roads earlier
02-17-2023 3:05 PM

By FRANCES MIZE

HANOVER — With warm days invading the middle of February, Upper Valley towns are planning to post their seasonally treacherous roads earlier than usual.Among the communities that will begin prohibiting vehicles over six tons from driving on some or...


Pipes down: Record cold, thaw a nightmare for plumbing, water infrastructure
02-07-2023 7:10 PM

By FRANCES MIZE

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — This week’s warmer weather might be welcome after an historic cold snap in the Upper Valley. But residences and businesses continue to suffer a deluge of burst pipes as temperature extremes take their toll on the area’s water...


Arctic blast to freeze region
02-03-2023 9:28 PM

By FRANCES MIZE

LEBANON — Fiercely cold temperatures will bear down on the Upper Valley starting Thursday night, an “arctic blast” that is forecasted to last into Sunday. Officials urge caution as strong, frigid winds will knock temperatures far below zero on...


Tunbridge couple files second legal challenge to town’s authority over trail use
02-02-2023 1:30 PM

By FRANCES MIZE

TUNBRIDGE — In a legal dispute turning into a legal saga, a second complaint has been filed against the Town of Tunbridge. Pitting landowners against a municipality, the filing follows the dismissal of a first lawsuit brought by the same plaintiffs...


MicroMoo transportation initiative in Windsor is pilot program for state
02-01-2023 5:52 PM

By FRANCES MIZE

WINDSOR — As the mercury falls, Barby Shambo, a cook at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, has her rides to her job in the kitchen sorted for the week. Shambo normally treks to work 30 minutes by foot, but now she’s picked up right at her house...


NH experiencing an ‘exceptionally snow free’ winter
01-18-2023 6:49 PM

By FRANCES MIZE

EAST CORINTH — The mid-December snowstorm was a head fake at Northeast Slopes, which bills itself as the “oldest continuously operating ski slope” in the country.“That snow groomed out nicely,” said Wade Pierson, ski program coordinator at the...


4 Upper Valley communities poised for power-pooling plan
01-17-2023 12:51 PM

By FRANCES MIZE

LEBANON — Four Upper Valley communities are poised to be in the initial group of local governments receiving their electricity from the Community Power Coalition of New Hampshire.The nonprofit is set up in a way to pool the buying power of...


Dartmouth College club helps people of color enjoy the outdoors
01-15-2023 12:14 AM

By FRANCES MIZE

Dartmouth College junior Valeria Pereira Quintero grew up in Houston, where she rarely pursued outdoor recreational activities.But since coming to the Upper Valley, the 21-year-old Hispanic woman has made the outdoors another home, in large part...


Amid logging, Hartford Town Forest walk shows a tangled work in progress
01-07-2023 6:32 PM

By FRANCES MIZE

HARTFORD — Wet, warm weather has halted logging work in the Hartford Town Forest since last week. For now, trails in the harvested section of the forest are littered with woody debris from the paused harvest-in-progress.A.J. Follensbee, forester for...


Norwich tour offers a glimpse of history at farms in town
10-08-2022 10:57 PM

By FRANCES MIZE

NORWICH — By two wheels or by four, travelers in bikes and cars ventured to five farms across the town Saturday for an outing hosted by the Norwich Historical Society.Self-guided audio tour Feast from the Farms took over 80 participants to working...


As Dartmouth touts sustainable energy efforts, critics say college is moving too slowly
09-11-2022 12:26 PM

By FRANCES MIZE

HANOVER — Standing at the end of Tuck Drive, between the Tuck Business School and the Thayer School of Engineering, is Dartmouth’s commitment to energy research. In 2015, when the college expressed interest in creating an institute focused on the...


Graduation or reunion? Dartmouth Class of 2020 ready for celebration 2 years in the making
08-07-2022 7:27 PM

By FRANCES MIZE

HANOVER — In two weeks, Luke Cuomo will be leaving his home on Long Island to begin classes at Yale Law School in Connecticut. But this weekend he’s stopping by Hanover for an experience he should have had two years ago.Dartmouth College hosted a...


Democrats square off for Windsor County Senate primary
08-03-2022 5:24 AM

By FRANCES MIZE

WOODSTOCK — Three Democrats, including the woman who could become Vermont’s youngest senator, are running for the party’s nomination to the three state Senate seats representing Windsor County.Becca White, of Hartford, is campaigning alongside...

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