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Upper Valley pop-up dental clinics open for care
02-08-2024 5:09 PM

WEST LEBANON — Friday through this weekend, a pair of pop-up dental clinics are open for care in the Upper Valley.On Friday in White River Junction, the Upper Valley Oral Health Workgroup is hosting a clinic from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m on the first floor of...

Montshire igloo event canceled; Hartford ice fishing derby postponed
02-01-2024 7:00 PM

NORWICH — Two seasonal Upper Valley events will not happen as planned this weekend.The Montshire Museum of Science has canceled its annual Igloo Build, which was scheduled to take place this Saturday.The cancellation was motivated by the lack of...

Retired Hartford Chamber director, successor discuss leadership transition, priorities
02-01-2024 3:10 PM


HARTFORD — Leadership transition in any organization whether private, public or a nonprofit can be a bumpy road for a number of reasons — including a sudden resignation or dismissal, management disputes or a decision to take the organization in a...

Out & About: Creativity and humor key to senior center’s ‘bad art’ fundraiser 
01-26-2024 10:20 PM


WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — On the wall of Gaal Crowl’s White River Junction art studio is a painting of Bugbee Senior Center director Mark Bradley.“It makes me smile every time I see it,” Crowl said in a phone interview. While the portrait has Bradley’s...

Town and school budgets up in Hartford
01-26-2024 8:00 PM


WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Property taxes will go up if Hartford voters approve proposed town and school budget proposals and a $21 million school renovation package.Exactly how much remains unclear.This week, both the Selectboard and School Board...

Apartments under construction near Haven
01-26-2024 3:24 AM

HARTFORD - A crew from Ingram Construction Corporation works on building an 18-unit apartment building behind St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in White River Junction on Thursday. The Twin Pines Housing project, which broke ground in August 2023, is...

Constituents condemn Hartford Selectboard member’s comments about drag event targeted by bomb threat
01-24-2024 6:13 PM


WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Supporters of the LGBTQ community this week voiced their dismay at recent comments by a Selectboard member who spoke critically of drag-themed entertainment just days after two events at Northern Stage were targeted by hoax bomb...

Prosecutor monitors health of Hartford shooting victim
01-23-2024 8:05 PM


WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — The medical condition of a 21-year-old Hartford man who was shot in the chest during what police said was a drug-fueled argument remains “quite sensitive,” the state prosecutor said in court on Tuesday.Windsor County State’s...

Hartford School Board approves budget with 3% increase
01-18-2024 4:35 AM


WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — The School Board is proposing an operating budget of $52.4 million next school year along with a $21 million bond to fund district-wide repairs and infrastructure improvements in school facilities, including roof replacements...

A Life: Linda Wilson ‘always noticed what needed to be done’
01-15-2024 12:46 AM


HARTFORD — Returning home from an errand run in a thunderstorm, Linda Wilson was stopped by a felled tree blocking the road. She got out of her car — where her young daughter Amy remained seated — slapped on some chaps and revved up a chainsaw, which...

Hartford voters to decide on retail sales tax and tenant protections
01-11-2024 9:00 PM


WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Proposed revisions to the Hartford town charter would create a local sales tax on retail purchases and authorize the Selectboard to regulate the rental housing market — such as restrictions on tenant evictions or a cap on rent...

SEVCA seeks tax preparation volunteers
01-10-2024 4:22 PM

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Southeastern Vermont Community Action, known as SEVCA, is looking for volunteers to help people prepare their taxes.SEVCA’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program serves low and moderate income earners, people with disabilities...

Bomb threat interrupts drag story hour at Northern Stage in White River Junction
01-09-2024 2:15 AM


WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — A bomb threat that turned out to be a hoax disrupted an event at Northern Stage on Saturday, forcing families attending a drag story hour to evacuate the theater as a precautionary measure. The Hartford Police Department, with...

Upper Valley Haven alters food shelf renovation timeline
01-05-2024 4:59 PM

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — The food shelf at the Upper Valley Haven will remain open at its current location through Wednesday, Jan. 17, before moving to a temporary location.The food shelf, located at 713 Hartford Ave., will be open Mondays-Thursdays...

Upper Valley Haven to temporarily relocate food shelf
12-29-2023 4:45 PM

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — The Upper Valley Haven will temporarily relocate its food shelf to North Main Street in White River Junction while its current space on Hartford Avenue is renovated.The food shelf will be closed Thursday, Jan. 4, Friday, Jan. 5,...

Hartford School Board considers bond for building repairs
12-26-2023 2:44 AM


WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — The Hartford School Board is considering a $20.8 million bond in next year’s budget to fund district-wide repairs and infrastructure improvements in its school buildings, including roof replacements, heating and ventilation...

Out & About: Hartford Community Coalition hosts sober New Years
12-24-2023 1:19 AM


WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — While many holidays can be challenging for those in recovery, perhaps none is more challenging than New Year’s Eve — where many events feature alcohol.That’s why events such as the annual Alcoholics Anonymous’ “Alcathon” of...

Haven plan for low-barrier shelter in downtown WRJ gets approval
12-21-2023 2:31 AM


WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Upper Valley residents experiencing homelessness — even those under the influence of drugs and alcohol — will have access next year to a new “low-barrier” shelter in the former 25,000 Gifts building.The Hartford Planning...

Unwanted wishbone collection serves as a reminder of days past
12-17-2023 11:42 PM


HARTFORD — This story is about chicken bones. More specifically, it’s about wishbones, a key part of a bird’s skeleton that helps it fly.For some time, Hartford native Jim Dow and his wife, Susan Buckholz, had a CSA share at a farm in Springfield,...

Hartford Area Chamber of Commerce names new executive director
12-15-2023 6:10 PM

HARTFORD — Havah Armstrong Walther has been named the new executive director of the Hartford Area Chamber of Commerce.She replaces PJ Skehan, who retired Dec. 1 after leading the nonprofit organization for more than a decade.Armstrong Walther, of West...

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