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Out & About: Lyme festival features ‘full spectrum of wellness’
09-24-2023 7:12 AM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

LYME — Since its start in 2019, the Lyme Health and Wellness Fair has gradually expand its offerings.This year is no different. The fair is scheduled to take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday on the Lyme Town Common on Main Street. Admission is...


Out & About: Norwich bridge project aims to ease access to Huntley Meadow
09-17-2023 12:14 AM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

NORWICH — In 1992, Scott McClure Miller decided to build a pedestrian bridge across Blood Brook.On the other side of the brook from Beaver Meadow Road was Huntley Meadow, a major recreation area near downtown Norwich.“As a kid, I always splashed...


Out & About: New Hartford pump track gives children a safe place to fail, and try again
09-11-2023 4:01 PM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

Emily Strizich needed a safe place for her daughters to fail at riding bikes.Strizich was on the way home from a mountain biking trek with her 5-year-old daughter, Simone, this spring when it occurred to Strizich that she — and others involved in the...


Out & About: New history of Lebanon is city’s first in decades
09-04-2023 6:55 PM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

LEBANON — As the curator for the Lebanon Historical Society, Nicole Ford Burley has spent a lot of time looking through — and organizing — the group’s archives.That familiarity, as well as her deep love of history, came in handy when Arcadia...


Out & About: White River Junction-based arts organization inspires creative reuse
08-27-2023 2:09 AM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Melanie Adsit held out two colorful bangles in a dimly lit but impressively organized storage unit in White River Junction.The bangles were made out of decorated recycled poster tubes. One was covered with Washi tape, the other...


Out & About: Artistree, AVA celebrate milestone anniversaries
08-25-2023 2:44 PM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

In the creative ecosystem that is the Upper Valley, we are fortunate to have numerous longstanding nonprofit organizations that put the community at the center of their programming. Two such organizations — Artistree Community Arts Center in South...


Out & About: Barnard event offers glimpse into life during WWII
08-20-2023 12:31 AM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

EAST BARNARD — The first edition of The East Barnard Grange News “might be called the birth of a new idea,” a note from editor Donald Westbrook began.It was February 1943, and the United States had been involved in World War II for just over a...


Out & About: Upper Valley roller derby is back
08-16-2023 10:05 PM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

WOODSTOCK — It’s good to be back. That’s the feeling among members of Twin State Derby, the Upper Valley’s roller derby league, which is nearing the end of its first season back since the COVID-19 pandemic.“We have tons of new rookies who are training...


Out & About: Etna town-owned natural areas permanently protected
08-14-2023 9:29 AM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

ETNA — The King Bird Sanctuary in Etna is quite the draw.Stop by on a sunny (or even not-so-sunny) day and you’re bound to see birds, insects and other creatures on the grassy hillside. That extends to people of all ages, including Etna Library...


Out & About: Volunteers needed to assist with hospice care
08-05-2023 9:14 PM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

NEW LONDON — Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice is seeking volunteers to visit with patients who are receiving end-of-life care.Those who are interested are required to take a 19-hour, seven-session training program, which will be held Thursday...


Out & About: Bridgewater Historical Society, Coolidge Foundation, mark 100th anniversary of Coolidge presidency
07-31-2023 5:22 PM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

Late at night on Aug. 2, 1923, a telegraph came through to the Southern Vermont Telephone Co. in Bridgewater.It woke up Nellie Perkins, who worked as an operator at the company founded by her husband, Winfred A. Perkins, in 1907.“She’s going to hear...


Out & About: Seasonal series welcomes all singers 
07-30-2023 2:10 AM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

HANOVER — Upper Valley singers of all abilities will have an opportunity to join voices for four Wednesdays in August.The Choral Arts Foundation of the Upper Valley, a nonprofit organization that supports choruses in the area, is bringing back its...


Out & About: Lebanon Visitors Center reopens after hiatus 
07-23-2023 2:40 AM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

LEBANON — After a roughly four-year hiatus, the Lebanon Visitor Center has reopened at Colburn Park.The Upper Valley Business Alliance, Granite State Ambassadors and Lebanon Historical Society have joined forces to operate the center, which is owned...


Out & About: Sharon library invites people to show off
07-16-2023 6:12 AM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, Shana Hickman started a virtual “Show-Off Show” where people shared what they’d been up to when they were stuck at home.“I had a lot of knitting and sewing things,” said Hickman, the library director at...


Upper Valley Fourth of July events 2023
07-07-2023 6:01 PM

FIREWORKSBrownsville: Dusk, July 3, Ascutney Outdoors, 449 Ski Tow Road.Claremont: 9:30 p.m., July 5, Monadnock Park, 190 Broad St.Fairlee/Orford: Dusk, July 4, Lake Morey.Grafton: Dusk, July 8, Grafton Recreation Field, Prescott Hill...


Fundraising for skatepark creation underway
07-05-2023 9:26 AM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

Gabe Limlaw started skateboarding around 3½ years ago because it seemed like a cool thing to do.In the years since, the 15-year-old has improved his skills and formed friendships around the activity. But it’s not without its challenges.“It’s kind of...


Out & About: Hanover artist inspired by late family dog
07-01-2023 10:19 PM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

Her youngest daughter, then in middle school, had spent years campaigning for a dog to Rose and her husband, Doug Irwin. She wrote a research paper on the value of dogs on families and left notes on their pillows. Finally, they said OK.“I’ll tell you:...


Out & About: Lebanon community theater group celebrates 50 years
06-29-2023 3:36 PM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

When North Country Community Theatre actors take the stage at the Lebanon Opera House this Friday, they’ll be celebrating the troupe’s 50th anniversary and performing the musical “9 to 5.”The nonprofit organization, commonly referred to as NCCT, was...


Upper Valley farmers markets 2023
06-26-2023 9:11 AM

Bradford, Vt.: Wednesdays 4 to 7 p.m., June 7 through Sept. 27. Denny Park, Main Street. thespaceonmain.org/markets.Canaan: Sundays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., May 21 through Oct. 1, Town Common, 7 On the Common Lane (intersection of Routes 4 and 118)....


Out & About: Public trail set to open on conserved land in Orford
06-24-2023 10:15 PM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

ORFORD — When Bob and Christie Hedges bought their Orford home in 2000, they were immediately struck by the beauty surrounding them.Over the years, they purchased neighboring parcels as they became available, amassing around 270 acres near the...

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