Upper Valley http://nhpr.org en 'Solarize' Effort Aims To Double Solar Power In Upper Valley Towns http://nhpr.org/post/solarize-effort-aims-double-solar-power-upper-valley-towns <p></p><p>There’s an experiment beginning in the Upper Valley: three communities are in the midst of a blitz attempting to double the number of solar panels in their towns. It’s called Solarize Upper Valley, and it’s being kicked off this week.</p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 21:43:47 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 45329 at http://nhpr.org 'Solarize' Effort Aims To Double Solar Power In Upper Valley Towns Upper Valley Haven: Keeping Families Dry After Hurricane Irene http://nhpr.org/post/upper-valley-haven-keeping-families-dry-after-hurricane-irene-0 <p>When Hurricane Irene struck the Upper Valley in 2011, <a href="http://uppervalleyhaven.org/" target="_blank">The Upper Valley Haven</a>, an emergency shelter in White River Junction, was there to help those who had lost their homes. Al Carbonneau and his family were among those displaced.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 01 Mar 2014 05:25:00 +0000 Deborah Schachter, Lois Shea & Andrew Parrella 43969 at http://nhpr.org Upper Valley Haven: Keeping Families Dry After Hurricane Irene Dartmouth President: College Is Making Progress On Student Safety http://nhpr.org/post/dartmouth-president-college-making-progress-student-safety <div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The new president of <a href="http://dartmouth.edu/" target="_blank">Dartmouth College</a> says progress is being made on two pressing campus safety issues: high-risk drinking and sexual assault. &nbsp;</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Philip Hanlon, who was inaugurated in September, told faculty members this week that the number of students treated for extreme intoxication --blood alcohol content above .25 percent--dropped from 80 in 2011 to 31 last year. Sat, 23 Nov 2013 16:33:19 +0000 Associated Press 39023 at http://nhpr.org Dartmouth President: College Is Making Progress On Student Safety Upper Valley Haven: Keeping Families Dry After Hurricane Irene http://nhpr.org/post/upper-valley-haven-keeping-families-dry-after-hurricane-irene <p>When Hurricane Irene struck the Upper Valley in 2011, <a href="http://uppervalleyhaven.org/" target="_blank">The Upper Valley Haven</a>, an emergency shelter in White River Junction, was there to help those who had lost their homes. Al Carbonneau and his family were among those displaced.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 31 Aug 2013 04:00:00 +0000 Deborah Schachter 25815 at http://nhpr.org Upper Valley Haven: Keeping Families Dry After Hurricane Irene Upper Valley Educators Institute Prepares Teachers For Their Careers http://nhpr.org/post/upper-valley-educators-institute-prepares-teachers-their-careers <p>Professionals who dream of changing careers and becoming teachers have been doing so with the help of the Upper Valley Educators Institute since 1969.</p><p></p> Sat, 18 May 2013 04:00:00 +0000 Deborah Schachter 25810 at http://nhpr.org Upper Valley Educators Institute Prepares Teachers For Their Careers Opportunities and Drawbacks for Upper Valley Startups http://nhpr.org/post/opportunities-and-drawbacks-upper-valley-startups <p>Every part of New Hampshire has been affected by the ups and downs of the economy, but not every region has felt the effects in the same way. That&rsquo;s been especially true in New Hampshire&#39;s Upper Valley &ndash; when home prices were dropping and jobs were scarce, Upper Valley communities and employers managed to hold on&hellip; for a while, anyway.</p> Mon, 09 Jul 2012 20:47:02 +0000 Brady Carlson & Amanda Loder 8415 at http://nhpr.org Good Beginnings of the Upper Valley http://nhpr.org/post/good-beginnings-upper-valley <div class="transcript"><p>Good Beginnings of the Upper Valley pairs trained volunteers with new parents to help them with day to day needs after a child&#39;s birth. Ruth&rsquo;s story is the mother of four, including triplets. Sally Wood is a Good Beginnings volunteer.</p></div><div class="transcript"><p><strong>RUTH:</strong> When I found out I was expecting triplets I figured I would need some help, so I contacted Good Beginnings. They set me up with Sally, my volunteer.</p> Sat, 28 Jan 2012 05:00:00 +0000 Deborah Schachter 1206 at http://nhpr.org Good Beginnings of the Upper Valley