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NH skier recounts run that triggered avalanche in White Mountains
12-24-2023 1:22 AM


All systems were go for Dominic Torro earlier this month, just like always.He had the gear and experience to conquer Airplane Gully — a steep chute on Mount Washington that he’d skied down dozens of times over the past few years.He was trained on how...

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NH Supreme Court case about ballot-counting machines draws a crowd
11-30-2023 6:58 PM


The New Hampshire Supreme Court has taken into consideration arguments from an Auburn man that ballot-counting machines shouldn’t be used at polling places because the correct legal underpinning does not exist in New Hampshire’s constitution.Daniel...

Sheriff memorializes former officer killed in  NH hospital shooting 
11-21-2023 2:52 AM


Merrimack County Sheriff David Croft and Bradley Haas were once professional neighbors.Croft was the police chief in Boscawen, while Haas was the chief over in Franklin, the state’s smallest city.They didn’t socialize outside of work, but their jobs...

Upper Valley museums 2023
09-27-2023 5:42 PM

American Precision Museum in Windsor: Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., November through April; Daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., May through October. Exhibits include “The Science and Technology of Measurement” and “Shaping America.” $5 to $10;...

Ruggles Mine sold; new owners plan to reopen to the public
07-24-2023 12:56 PM


Two New Hampshire residents have bought Ruggles Mine with hopes to reopen it to the public.“We had other offers from people who were not going to reopen the mine … but we knew that was a major concern of the public,” said Chris DiPetta, former manager...

Restoring NH trail to deal with increased popularity, severe weather
07-10-2023 9:03 PM


Sporting a bright orange hard hat, Lou Kimball stood above a large stone with a hammer in hand. The boulder was marked with four holes that Kimball had drilled minutes earlier. Metal feathers and wedges, tools used to split hulks of granite into m...

Warner farm is protected from development but financial success is far from assured
01-02-2023 8:08 PM


A years-in-the-making conservation easement has settled the immediate future of a family vegetable farm in Warner, but that doesn’t mean it won’t face further problems. Consider porcupines.“They were all over the place this year. We didn’t do a good...

Strangers team up to carry rottweiler named Odin down Mount Washington
06-12-2021 1:19 AM


She bought the dog harness two years ago, unsure if she’d ever use it.But Jeannine Robbins, of Thornton, N.H., knew that it was a good idea, that someday she might need one for her golden retriever, Appa.She never figured, however, that the harness...

Police: Claremont suspect in custody following hours of negotiations
08-15-2019 10:05 PM


CLAREMONT — Police took a 55-year-old Claremont man into custody on Thursday afternoon after a day-long standoff during which the suspect fired “hundreds” of rounds in a residential area.Michael Burns, of Hanover Street, was taken into custody on...

Lebanon tech startup sold for $79 million
07-08-2019 9:38 AM


LEBANON — A 5½-year-old Upper Valley digital startup that has become a major player in helping national employers find job candidates has sold a majority stake in the company to a German media giant for $79 million.Appcast, which employs 30 people at...

Video: Flooding closes roads in White River Valley; warning issued for West Lebanon
04-15-2019 2:01 PM


SOUTH ROYALTON — Flooding from heavy rain and snowmelt today closed several roads across the White River Valley, swamped downtown Quechee and sent the Connecticut River toward flood stage at West Lebanon.The parking lot between the Quechee Post Office...

Listen if you dare: Guinness says whistling West Lebanon man hits the highest of notes
03-29-2019 4:13 PM


Setting world records might leave you breathless, but an Upper Valley resident has whistled his way to the top.Andrew Stanford, 20, of West Lebanon, recently set a record for the highest note whistled, as recognized by Guinness World Records, the...

Cooking in sap is a sugarhouse tradition
03-21-2019 11:44 AM


Bette Lambert feeds people.For decades, she filled the bellies of a husband and six kids while they worked the family farm. Then came the grandkids, “almost too many to count,” hanging out on threadbare sofas and piles of coats in the sugarhouse...

Claremont City Manager Ryan McNutt Fired; McNutt Vows to Appeal
01-03-2019 9:50 AM

By Patrick O’Grady

Claremont — Claremont City Manager Ryan McNutt was dismissed by the City Council in a 7-2 vote on Wednesday night, Mayor Charlene Lovett said following another nonpublic meeting on personnel that lasted about two hours.McNutt, who was hired in...

Driver in Fatal I-91 Crash Gets Suspended Sentence
11-19-2018 9:21 AM

By Jordan Cuddemi

White River Junction — A 38-year-old Charlestown man received a suspended jail sentence in connection with a crash on Interstate 91 in June that killed a 36-year-old mother of two from Perkinsville.Joshua Rondeau pleaded guilty on Oct. 23 to a...

Vt. Sex Assault Suspect Deemed Unfit for Trial
11-01-2018 4:04 PM

By Jordan Cuddemi

White River Junction — Prosecutors have dismissed a sexual assault case against a former mental health and substance abuse counselor who had two offices in the Upper Valley, saying he is unfit to stand trial because he is cognitively impaired.A...

Footage From the Moose Mountain Plane Crash, 50 Years Ago Today
10-29-2018 11:11 AM

Here is a compilation of scenes of the October 25, 1968, rescue and removal operation on Moose Mountain in Hanover after the crash of Northeast Airlines Flight 946. The original 24 minutes of footage was provided to former Valley News sports editor...

Canoe Club in Hanover Closes
09-14-2018 9:34 AM

By John Lippman

Hanover — Following weeks of rumors that the business was on shaky ground, the owners of Canoe Club confirmed on Monday that the Hanover restaurant and bar is closing effective Tuesday.The decision comes a year after Canoe Club was sold by its former...

Hanover to Auction House Taken for Taxes
09-10-2018 9:15 AM

John Lippman

Etna — Maybe it’s not a haunted mansion, but it’s recent history sure has been spooked.The town is moving forward with a tax sale of 5 Gates Road, one the highest assessed value properties on the town’s tax rolls, after consecutive owners failed to...

Judge Drops Child Porn Charges in Lebanon, Blames Improper Police Procedure
09-04-2018 8:59 AM

By Jordan Cuddemi

North Haverhill — Child pornography charges filed against an 18-year-old Lebanon man were dismissed this week after a judge ruled that city police had improperly seized his cellphone at Kilton Public Library in November and then conducted an...

Thetford Resident Recalls Her Life in Vietnam and Years of Travel
08-06-2018 12:12 PM

By Nicola Smith

Le Lieu Browne brings bowls of pho, the national dish of her native Vietnam, to her dining room table. Pronounced “fuh,” it’s a meat broth with transparent rice noodles, onions, thin slices of beef, ginger, fish sauce, whole cloves and the faintly...

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