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Nov 22
Engagement: Evans -- Officer

Hanover -- Chuck and Veronique Officer, of Hanover, have announced the engagement of their son, Timothy Officer, to Chelsea Evans. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Kathy and Craig Evans of Madbury,…

Nov 22
Are You Ready for Some 8-Ball?

Randolph -- With near freezing temperatures and relentless rain, Monday's weather was downright junky. But it didn't dissuade more than a dozen people from showing up at the Railside Tavern for the weekly…

Nov 22
Wedding: Ripley -- Bjorkman

Hartland -- Katherine Putnam Ripley and Gregory Bjorkman were married on Sept. 13, 2014, at the bride's family farm in Hartland. The ceremony took place on the riding arena of the farm. The bride was…

Nov 22
Engagement: Oliver -- Lewis

South Pomfret -- Deborah and Richard Oliver, of Boston, and Leslie and Douglas Lewis, of South Pomfret, have announced the engagement of their children, Courtney Taylor Oliver and Kellan Daniel Lewis.…

Nov 22
Birth Announcements: Nov. 23, 2014

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center TESSIER -- A son, Colby John Tessier, born on Oct. 18, 2014, to Brianna Wright and Nicholas Tessier, of Claremont.

Nov 22
At the Hospitals: Nov. 23, 2014

D-H CEO Named to Leaders List Lebanon -- Dr. James N. Weinstein, CEO and president of Dartmouth-Hitchcock, has been named to the Becker's Hospital Review list of the top 100 physician leaders of hospitals…

Nov 22
Fore for Two

New Hampshire high school golf teams have the advantage of an entire summer to get their games tuned up for the fall season. Then it's a one-month dash for a championship. Out of four NHIAA Divisions,…

Nov 22
Canaan Teen Goes Online To Help Ailing Grandmother

Canaan -- Rylie Hoerl wants her grandmother to be warm this winter. But with everything that has been going on in their lives in recent years -- including a range of serious health problems suffered…

Nov 22
Sundays With Sam: Journey From the Other Side of the Valley to a Prison Cell

The first time Sam Ramsey was handcuffed and placed in a police cruiser he was 9 years old. Sam was a third-grader at Windsor's State Street School in the spring of 2004 when, one day in math class, he…

Nov 22
Developer Buys Historic Lyme Inn

Lyme -- The new owners and manager of the Lyme Inn have a message for town residents and surrounding communities: Think of us as your local tavern and not only as a gentrified hotel for well-heeled out-of-towners.…

Nov 22
Coffee and a Kitty

Oakland, Calif. -- Cat lovers in Northern California are pouncing at the chance of spending time with feline company at a new cat cafe in Oakland. Cat Town Cafe is giving dozens of visitors a chance…

Nov 22
Column: Mathematician as Storyteller

Jonathan Touboul is a French mathematician and neuroscientist who typically publishes papers with titles like Pulsatile Localized Dynamics in Delayed Neural-Field Equations in Arbitrary Dimension and…

Nov 22
Column: Criminal Justice Reform Unites Progressives and Conservatives

There isn't much room for optimism among progressives these days. The president's avenues to legislative achievement in his final two years are narrow and seem mostly to lead to the right -- toward a…

Nov 22
Early Taste of the Season

By Marty Basch Special to the Valley News It is a tradition that is carved out before the turkey hits the table, and most skiers and riders have yet to schuss down paths of man-made mountain gold. On…

Nov 22
Bob Hope's Legacy More Than Laughs

New York -- While today he may be thought of with misgivings, if at all, Bob Hope reigned for much of the last century as America's wisecracking avatar of comedy. By the time he died in 2003 at age…

Nov 22
University Builds Dylan Collection

Philadelphia -- The question has lingered in song since it was first posed in the 1960s: How many roads must a man walk down -- before he becomes the subject of a major university archive devoted to helping…

Nov 22
Column, Steve Nelson: Risk Helps Humans Take Flight, but How Much Is Too Much?

Just over a year ago, I stood in Avalanche Pass in the Adirondacks and, through powerful binoculars, watched my then 13-year-old granddaughter, Quinn, sitting calmly on a foot-wide ledge, two-thirds of…

Nov 22
To Your Good Health: Nutrition Has a Place in Preventing Disease

Dear Dr. Roach: In a recent column, you were asked what actions the writer could take, such as diet or medication, to maintain kidney function. I was disappointed to see that your response contained…

Nov 22
Around the Remote: Television Picks for Nov. 23-29

Don't Miss The 88th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade -- Marching bands, cheerleaders, clowns, celebrities and giant balloons that, thankfully, are way more bloated than our bellies. The holiday…

Nov 22
Shelby Lyman on Chess: Reprieve or Breakthrough

Hint and Explanation: The Pawn Is in the Way As I write this column, game three of the current 12-game world championship match in Sochi, Russia, has come to a close. Before play began, it looked grim…

Nov 22
Column: Lebanon Woman Hopes Her Story Teaches Students Not to Hate

I returned to Berlin last November as a guest of the Berlin Jewish Museum to tell German schoolchildren and teenagers about my experiences in the city during the years of Hitler's ascension to power. …

Nov 22
Consumer Confidential: CVS Program Isn't Rewarding for Customers

If companies want to reward customer loyalty, offer a real reward. Don't make a nifty-sounding promise and then renege when the customer tries to cash in. Airlines are notorious for moving the goal posts.…

Nov 22
Hike Organized to Draw Attention to Veterans services

By Dan Majors Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Veterans and military families know all too well that navigating the paths to services and assistance can be an uphill climb. Perhaps a brutal trek through the…

Nov 22
Miss Manners: Why Invite Thankless People to Thanksgiving?

Dear Miss Manners: My husband and I have invited a few friends over for Thanksgiving dinner. I was asked by some guests how many turkeys would I be preparing, and also was told how they prepared their…

Nov 22
Holiday Hams To Cost More

Chicago -- Eating ham has never been more expensive than this year, partly because U.S. pigs are too fat. Hogs in the U.S. weigh the most ever after farmers fed them longer to make up for losses caused…