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Hartford Selectboard narrowly rejects Gaza cease-fire resolution
06-12-2024 7:30 PM


WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — The Hartford Selectboard rejected, 4-3, a citizen-sponsored resolution in support of a cease-fire in Gaza and an end to U.S. support for Israel’s offensive on Tuesday. In addition to an immediate cease-fire between Israel and...

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Westshire students learn circus skills
06-04-2024 9:01 PM

WEST FAIRLEE — Students at Westshire Elementary School learned a variety of circus tricks, from tumbling and juggling to aerial skills during a circus workshop led by the Upper Valley Circus Collective on Monday. The workshop was held at the school...

Celebrating Recovery Day
02-15-2024 11:41 AM

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...

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...

Hartford Planning Commission to hear shelter proposal for 25,000 Gifts building
12-15-2023 6:16 PM

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — The Hartford Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Monday to review a site plan by the Upper Valley Haven, which seeks to convert the former “25,000 Gifts” building on North Main Street into an emergency shelter. The...

Hartford man pleads not guilty to attempted murder charge
11-22-2023 7:40 PM


WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — A 26 year-old Hartford resident was high on crack cocaine when he shot another man in the chest during an argument at an apartment on Maple Street last Friday, according to a police account of the incident.Zachary Geissler...

Hartford to review low-barrier homeless shelter proposal
10-30-2023 8:50 AM


WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — The Hartford Planning Commission will consider a site plan application next month from Upper Valley Haven, which seeks to convert the former “25,000 Gifts” building on North Main Street into a 20-bed homeless shelter. Upper...

Flu shot clinics scheduled
10-16-2023 9:29 AM

WEST LEBANON — Opportunities to get flu shots are cropping up across the Upper Valley.Walk-in clinics hosted by the Public Health Council, Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Geisel School of Medicine for people ages 10 and older are scheduled to take place in the...

Plans for Mechanic Street shelter in Lebanon taking shape
09-12-2023 5:18 PM


LEBANON — Over 40 city residents attended a community meeting on Monday to voice their questions, concerns or support for a proposed seasonal emergency shelter for unhoused individuals. Opponents who raised objections focused on public safety and...

Upper Valley volunteer job opportunities
08-31-2023 5:01 PM

Please help us keep this list up to date. Send requests for volunteers by email to, or by mail to Volunteer Jobs, c/o Valley News, P.O. Box 877, White River Junction, Vt. 05001. For more information about this list, call...

Complete list: Upper Valley food shelves
08-21-2023 10:28 AM

  Please help us keep this list up to date. To have information about your organization’s food shelf, soup kitchen or other similar program included in this list, or to update an existing entry, send details by email to For more...

Nighthawks Notebook: Time running short on playoff hopes
07-25-2023 9:44 PM


MONTPELIER — Time is running out on the Upper Valley Nighthawks.Monday afternoon’s 5-4, seven-inning loss to the Vermont Mountaineers at Recreation Field was the Nighthawks’ 13th defeat in their last 16 games, and it was a loss that, had Upper Valley...

Former intern Garrett Nance becomes hitting coach for Nighthawks
07-22-2023 8:34 AM


WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Six summers ago, Garrett Nance was a game-day operations intern for the Upper Valley Nighthawks, doing everything from running the scoreboard to putting on the mascot costume.“I was a Division III baseball player, so being able...

Nighthawks job keeps former Hartford High state champ close to home
07-17-2023 10:04 PM


WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — It’s been roughly two years since Mat Pause was passed over for what many would consider a dream job: head baseball coach at his alma mater, in this case Hartford High.But Pause has moved past that disappointment and taken on a...

Nighthawks outlast Mountaineers in extras, snap five-game skid
07-15-2023 7:59 AM


WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — It was equal parts elation and relief when the Upper Valley Nighthawks mobbed Austin Beck in shallow right field after three hours and 40 minutes of baseball on a hot Thursday afternoon at Maxfield Sports Complex.An infielder...

Nighthawks edge Blue Sox on strangest of plays
07-07-2023 9:17 AM


WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — As the old saying goes, if you watch baseball long enough, you’ll see something you’ve never seen before.The eventual game-winning run scoring on a ball lodged inside the catcher’s chest protector was a new one for Upper Valley...

Despite stumble, Nighthawks showing promise
07-01-2023 9:52 PM


WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Eventually, the Upper Valley Nighthawks’ pitching staff was due for a clunker. The surprising part was that it came against the team with the worst record in the New England Collegiate Baseball League.The North Adams SteepleCats...

Nighthawks Notebook: Pitching has been key to early-season success
06-23-2023 8:07 PM


WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Even before all of the Upper Valley Nighthawks’ pitchers had arrived, the hurlers were carrying the team to a strong start this summer. Now that the staff is nearly complete, opposing New England Collegiate Baseball League...

Nighthawks notebook: Myers, bullpen off to strong start
06-17-2023 8:47 AM


WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Adarius Myers may have played in just 10 games for the Upper Valley Nighthawks at the tail end of the 2022 season, but that was enough time for him to decide he wanted to be back in the Upper Valley this summer.Six games into...

Upper Valley Habitat for Humanity seeks new director
05-23-2023 2:01 PM

LEBANON — Affordable housing nonprofit Upper Valley Habitat for Humanity is seeking a new executive director to replace Eva Loomis, who recently announced plans to leave the organization at the end of June. Loomis, who served six years as director,...

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