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Possibly my favorite @vnewsuv #tbt so far

From the #valleynewsthrowback hashtag on the @vnewsuv Instagram, of course.

Beautiful weather proves too much for 8-year-old Scott Conner, as the Summer School session at Mt. Lebanon School nears the end of its five-week stint in West Lebanon, N.H., on July 26, 1961. Accommodating grades one through high school level, a staff of 12 teachers, under the direction of Mrs. Malcolm Lavigne, instructs students from the area who desire the added tutoring. Proven an asset to students, the summer school was in its fourth year. (Valley News – Larry McDonald) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

Starbucks to phase out straws by 2020

Starbucks on Monday announced it plans to remove straws from its drinks at all of its locations by 2020, making it the latest chain to ditch plastic straws, which are harmful to the environment.

You can expect to see the new biodegradable, straw-free lids at some point at your local West Lebanon Starbucks.

Close, but not quite

Seen at Starbucks in West Lebanon this morning. Looks like it’s been that kind of day.

A pile of boxes, including one with an interesting city address, sits inside the Starbucks on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in West Lebanon, N.H. Amanda E. Newman photograph

A pile of boxes, including one with an interesting city address, sits inside the Starbucks on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in West Lebanon, N.H. Amanda E. Newman photograph

Bear map: Take a look at the hourly pings over a short period last week

Check out the map provided by Hanover Deputy Fire Chief Michael Hinsley below, showing hourly intervals of where the tagged Hanover bear was roaming over a short period (Monday through Wednesday) last week.

Source: Michael Hinsley, Town of Hanover.

And here’s a little interactive version I just mocked up showing ROUGH GENERAL AREAS of those hourly pings (in yellow) so that you can see them set against landmarks (in blue).

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