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Quiz winners from Lucky 7 No. 17! Plus, we want your quiz feedback

Pins!!!

1. Claim your pins! 

First of all, in case you missed it, we have about a dozen pin-winners who have not claimed their pins and we are giving y’all a deadline of Sept. 17 to pick them up! If you have gotten email from us, or if your name has been listed as a winner on any quiz and you haven’t gotten in touch with us, please shoot us an email at uvindex@vnews.com or message us on our Facebook page.

2. Quiz hiatus & quiz feedback

Until we sort that all out with people picking up their pins, we are taking a quiz hiatus until at least Sept. 17! In the meantime, we are really interested to hear what you like about the quiz, what you don’t like, what would make you take it every week, etc. If you have any feedback, shoot us an email at uvindex@vnews.com or message us on our Facebook page.

3. Winners & answers from No. 17

We still have some unfinished business as it relates to Quiz No. 17! We are down to two pins, so we only have two winners this week, including one person who aced it and one rando!

THE WINNERS OF QUIZ NO. 17 ARE:

  • Ace Kim Souza — glad to see you got the question about the Hartford Selectboard decision right! 🙂
  • Random winner Jeffrey Egner, who tallied an admirable 6-for-7

CONGRATS! Comment on our Facebook or email us at uvindex@vnews.com to let us know if you want to come by the Valley News to pick up your loot or if we should pop ’em in the mail.

THE CORRECT ANSWERS TO QUIZ 17: 

Q1. Lebanon Mayor Sue Prentiss said she’s “very optimistic” and that “this is the furthest I’ve seen a conversation get” about what initiative?
A. Rehabilitating the Westboro Rail Yard.

Q2. An estimated 20,000 Vermonters who fall into what category have been negatively affected by a change to the state’s income sensitivity program?
A. House rich, cash poor.

Q3. A 9-year-old from Quebec was photographed blowing bubbles where?
A. Montshire Museum of Science.

Q4. Which Upper Valley golf course was recently purchased by a Connecticut couple?
A. Montcalm Golf Club in Enfield.

Q5. The Hartford Selectboard has agreed to pursue a $1 million grant to aid what entity?
A. The Village at White River Junction.

Q6. The owners of Blue Loon Bakery in New London previously worked for what organization?
A. CIA.

Q7. What kind of dog costume was NOT included in a video of dogs on parade in Woodstock?
A. Batman.

Lucky 7 News Quiz No. 17 is open through Sept. 6

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LAST WEEK’S WINNERS

Wowowowow! Aces out the wazoo this week. I guess we will have to make the questions harder. We are awarding pins to three aces and one lucky rando.

THE WINNERS OF QUIZ NO. 16 ARE:

  • Brian Benkel (ace!)
  • Jennifer Evelyn (ace!)
  • Kate MacLam (ace!)
  • Joel Teenyanoff (lucky random winner!)

CONGRATS! Comment on our Facebook or email us at uvindex@vnews.com to let us know if you want to come by the Valley News to pick up your loot or if we should pop ’em in the mail.

THE CORRECT ANSWERS TO QUIZ NO. 16:

Q1. Which Upper Valley organization announced that it was realigning its giving practices and will seek to address the well-being of children holistically in three broad areas: early education, health care and child and family services?
A. Couch Family Foundation.

Q2. Groundbreaking is scheduled next month on a $7.5 million renovation and expansion of what facility?
A. Friends of Dartmouth Rowing Boathouse.

Q3. A recent Valley News video featured a ukulele group from Newport, N.H., playing which song?
A. “Crocodile Rock” by Elton John.

Q4. Hartland resident Alison Cheroff’s new book to aid pianists, “________ Hardly Say Anything During the Day”, includes which type of fruit in its title?
A. Bananas.

Q5. Sunapee resident Hazel Nilson celebrated a milestone birthday on Tuesday. How old is she now?
A. 110.

Q6. Valley News columnist Jim Kenyon wrote a piece this week remembering John Girard, a well-known Norwich resident, longtime coach and teacher who taught which subjects at Marion Cross School?
A. Mathematics and science.

Q7. How many years was the downtown Lebanon location of Listen Community Services’ thrift store open before it recently closed up shop, in advance of opening a new store on Mechanic Street?
A. 41.

Listen Community Services on Saturday, June 17, 2017, in Lebanon, N.H. (Valley News – Jovelle Tamayo) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

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Lucky 7 News Quiz No. 16 is open through Aug. 30

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LAST WEEK’S WINNERS

No aces for Quiz No. 15, but we did have several sixes! So we are doing two of the top scorers (randomly chosen) and one from the rest of the bunch (also randomly chosen).

THE WINNERS OF QUIZ NO. 15 ARE:

  • Kris Karlson (6 of 7!)
  • Patty McIlvaine (6 of 7!)
  • Kiel Alarcón (random winner!)

CONGRATS! Comment on our Facebook or email us at uvindex@vnews.com to let us know if you want to come by the Valley News to pick up your loot or if we should pop ’em in the mail.

THE CORRECT ANSWERS TO QUIZ NO. 15:

Q1. Hartford officials are dealing with which concerns related to the town’s cemeteries?
A. Patchy record-keeping, private cemetery organizations running out of funding and a lack of public interest in maintaining cemeteries (all of the above).

Q2. Dartmouth College is hosting three “informational sessions” to get feedback on what?
A. Three sites for potential new dorms.

Q3. The previous owners of Beverage King in West Lebanon, which was recently purchased by Victor and Jay Patel, had owned it for how long?
A. Six decades.

Q4. What is the favorite NFL team of Stevens High football coach Paul Silva?
A. Miami Dolphins.

Q5. In his Over Easy column, Dan Mackie lamented the fact that he can no longer watch which TV show due to changes at WNNE-TV?
A. Jeopardy!

Q6. Where did Habitat for Humanity recently help an Upper Valley family build a home?
A. Sharon.

Q7. Which Valley News staff member shivered in disgust when trying one of the new Polar Seltzer flavors?
A. Tim Camerato.

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Lucky 7 News Quiz No. 15 is open through Aug. 23

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LAST WEEK’S WINNERS

After two weeks of ace-less quizzes, we finally have another ace — in fact, we have two! Since we have been exclusively random winners the past two weeks, they are getting all of the pins this week. 🙂

THE WINNERS OF QUIZ NO. 14 ARE:

  • Karen Zook (ace!)
  • Lucinda Walker (ace!)

CONGRATS! Comment on our Facebook or email us at uvindex@vnews.com to let us know if you want to come by the Valley News to pick up your loot or if we should pop ’em in the mail.

THE CORRECT ANSWERS TO QUIZ NO. 14:

Q1. Upper Valley communities are being impacted as a result of recycling decisions made in which country?
A. China.

Q2. Which bridge was struck again this week, marking the second time this summer it has suffered such damage?
A. Cornish-Windsor Covered Bridge.

Q3. Jeff Lear, the man shown cutting a tree in a recent B1 photograph, works for which company?
A. Trees, Inc.

Q4. Contributor Paul Keane wrote a Close-Up essay about the time he wasn’t sure if he was hallucinating when he saw what in the desert during a 1970s hitchhiking trip?
A. Weinermobile.

Q5. Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business has altered its admission criteria to include consideration of four virtues: Smart, accomplished, aware and _________.
A. Nice.

Q6. Who won the recent Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl?
A. Vermont.

Q7. Which TV personality recently visited Haverhill to celebrate the Food4Kids initiative put forth by Isidro Rodriguez?
A. Mike Rowe.

Courtesy photograph.

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Lucky 7 News Quiz No. 14 is open through Aug. 16

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LAST WEEK’S WINNERS

ANOTHER TOUGH WEEK WITH NO ACES Y’ALL. But I really like that a bunch of you chose Dr. Stripes and Squigglebutt as the caterpillar name, bc those are definitely what I would call my caterpillars if ever given the chance.

So for the second ace-less week in a row, we chose two random winners!

THE WINNERS OF QUIZ NO. 13 ARE:

  • Alex “awarding the pins completely random probably ups my chances so it’s cool if u keep the quizes too hard or even impossible to get 7 out of 7” Bullett
  • Kelsey O’connor

CONGRATS! Comment on our Facebook or email us at uvindex@vnews.com to let us know if you want to come by the Valley News to pick up your loot or if we should pop ’em in the mail.

THE CORRECT ANSWERS TO QUIZ NO. 13:

Q1. A man from Minnesota built a scale-model replica of which Upper Valley location?
A. Strafford Town House.

Q2. Which Dartmouth fraternity has filed a lawsuit against its own trustees over the use of a house on Webster Avenue?
A. Sigma Phi Epsilon.

Q3. Where is home base for the recently debuted Polyculture Brewing Co., run by married couple Michelle Oeser Prost and Chris Prost?
A. Croydon.

Q4. Which two of Woodsville High graduate Chris Sarkis’ talents were discussed in a recent Close-Up story?
A. Music and running.

Q5. In his recent Over Easy column, Dan Mackie wrote about the power of what?
A. Newspapers.

Q6. The Howe Library circulation director spent the last few years making what kind of art for her colleagues, in anticipation of her retirement?
A. Hand-dyed and hand-hooked rug hangings.

Q7. What did a White River Junction girl name a monarch caterpillar in her yard?
A. Chunky.

Chunky. Photo courtesy Cris Wood of White River Junction.

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Lucky 7 News Quiz No. 13 is open through Aug. 9

These pins: You can win ’em!

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LAST WEEK’S WINNERS

OK, so. There is one question that every single person got wrong (question No. 7), and I think my UV INDEX headline threw y’all off, but them’s the breaks. That means that we had NO ACES!!! So instead of giving out pins to the aces plus one random winner, I decided to give out pins to two random winners.

THE WINNERS OF QUIZ NO. 12 ARE:

  • Peter Cole
  • Camden White

CONGRATS! Comment on our Facebook or email us at uvindex@vnews.com to let us know if you want to come by the Valley News to pick up your loot or if we should pop ’em in the mail.

THE CORRECT ANSWERS TO QUIZ NO. 12:

Q1. How many miles long was the lake 14-year-old swimmer Vera Rivard swam in its entirety earlier this month?
A. 25.

Q2. Enfield officials are confident that they will save what iconic structure, after they received an outpouring of community support?
A. Enfield Town Hall.

Q3. According to a recent Out & About column, who is an advocate for his breed?
A. Dudley the pig.

Q4. Why was the Mascoma River Greenway recently in the news?
A. Officials celebrated the grand opening of the 2.3-mile paved multi-purpose path.

Q5. The two teenagers pictured in a standalone photograph on page A1 of a recent ‘Valley News’ were conducting an interview as part of a camp hosted by which media organization?
A. CATV.

Q6. What is planned to open at the former Coy Paper complex in Claremont?
A. Brewery.

Q7. Who visited the Howe Library recently?
A. Chipmunk.

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