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May 29
Norwich UU Church Raises Over $1 Million

Norwich -- The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Upper Valley plans to break ground next week on more than $1 million in improvements to its church on Route 5 South. The congregation, which currently…

May 29
Editorial: Sanders to Clinton -- Talk Freely on Trade

It didn't take long for Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., to demonstrate why he is a valuable addition to the 2016 presidential campaign even though he has virtually no chance of winning it. A day after formally…

May 29
Column: Your Doctor Will Enter Your Data Now

Washington About a decade ago, a doctor friend was lamenting the increasingly frustrating conditions of clinical practice. "How did you know to get out of medicine in 1978?" he asked with a smile. …

May 29
Column: The Kids Don't Need Yet Another Snack

Not long ago, I got an email from the mother of a child in my son's class. The subject line alone was enough to jack up my blood pressure. "Aren't we done with this already?" I fumed to myself. "They're…

May 29
Movie Review: 'Far From the Madding Crowd' Depicts a Love Grown From the Land

The latest film adaptation of Far From the Madding Crowd will delight fans of period dramas. It checks off the required boxes with solid acting, gorgeous cinematography and all the frustrating, glorious…

May 29
Movie Review: 'San Andreas' Is a Disaster Film Strewn With Fault Lines

The disaster movie of the 1970s hasn't gotten any better, just better looking. Set during a record-breaking 9.6 magnitude earthquake along California's most infamous fault line, San Andreas is a triumph…

May 29
Dorothy A. William

Wilder, Vt. -- A Memorial Celebration for Dorothy A. William, 74, who died May 3, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. will be held at the Wilder Community Center, Wilder on Sunday…

May 29
Forum, May 30: What Direction in Norwich?; Koch Brothers, and Ben & Jerry; Adult Topics on the Comics Page

Celebrating Town Forests To the Editor: Thank you for the excellent article on May 23, "For Town Forests, a Quiet Century of Regrowth." As we celebrate these forests as community treasures, may I…

May 29
Anna Lynn Schotanus

Grantham, N.H. -- Anna Lynn Schotanus, 61, died unexpectedly on Friday, April 24, 2015, at her apartment in Falls Church, Va. Anna was born on June 9, 1954, at Fort Campbell, Ky. to Merle W. and Helen…

May 29
Kenneth Spaulding

Weathersfield, Vt. -- Kenneth Spaulding, 90, died Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. He was born Jan. 25, 1925, in Ludlow, Vt. a son of Ervin and Laura…

May 29
FBI: DNA Lab Errors Extend to 1999

Washington -- The FBI has notified crime labs across the country that it has discovered errors in data used by forensic scientists in thousands of cases to calculate the chances that DNA found at a crime…

May 29
FIFA President Survives Election

As the delegates for world soccer's governing body counted votes in the next room, Sepp Blatter prayed. While Blatter's reelection as president of FIFA was widely expected, the 79-year-old Swiss native…

May 29
Feds: Abuse Claim Drove Hush Money

Yorkville, Ill. --The indictment of former House speaker Dennis Hastert was triggered by his alleged effort to hide payments of hush money to a male student he allegedly sexually molested decades ago,…

May 29
Confluence of Activity

White River Junction -- For Maci Martin, a 3-year-old whose mother walks with her from White River Junction to a West Lebanon preschool every day, the loud and dusty construction along Route 4 is the…

May 29
Kayaking Cuba

The slow thawing of the relationship between the United States and Cuba hasn't yet warmed enough to enable ordinary American tourists to touch down in Havana. But, we were pleased to learn, recent changes…

May 29
Marauders March On: Hanover Wins 33rd Straight Match to Reach D-II Final

Hanover -- They're back. The Hanover High girls tennis team defeated upset-minded Bishop Brady, 7-2, at Storrs Pond on Friday to earn a return trip to the New Hampshire Division II state championship…

May 29
Federer: So Far, So Good

Paris -- One of Roger Federer's 5-year-old twin daughters had her nose buried in a comic book. The other was glued to a mobile phone. Shame, really, that they didn't look up, because the tennis their father…

May 29
Warriors Guard Has Concussion

Oakland, Calif. -- Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson has been diagnosed with a concussion and will not practice until he is symptom free. The Warriors announced the diagnosis Friday after Thompson…

May 29
Local Roundup: Woodstock Softball Earns Unusual Sweep

Woodstock -- Two games, two opponents, 13 innings and a combined 56 runs later, the Woodstock Union High softball team swept a home doubleheader on Friday afternoon. The Wasps started the afternoon by…

May 29
Pats Coach Mum on Footballs

Foxborough, Mass. -- Coach Bill Belichick shed little light Friday in his first public remarks since the report was issued on the Patriots' use of deflated footballs. He avoided direct answers to most…

May 29
In Brief: Spieth in Contention After Rain Alters Nelson

Irving, Texas -- Jordan Spieth wasn't sure what par was at his hometown AT&T Byron Nelson and thinks it actually might have helped him through some frustrating early holes. There's a reason the Masters…

May 29
Commentary: Montreal Deserves Another Turn at the Plate

For many baseball fans, the lasting image of the Montreal Expos is a cash-strapped team that played before mostly empty seats in a sterile stadium known as the Big Owe. Steve Rogers prefers to remember…

May 29
Truex Jr. Inching Closer to First Win

Dover, Del. -- Martin Truex Jr. is keeping the car that has led more laps than any other in the series each of the last two races. He'd just like the No. 78 to lead the last one that really counts. …

May 29
Analysis: Little Change at FIFA

One by one, in alphabetical order by country, soccer executives representing FIFA member nations big and small paraded to the voting booths Friday to cast secret ballots in the scandal-scarred organization's…

May 29
Rangers Round Up Sox

Arlington, Texas -- Josh Hamilton homered in his first two at-bats, his first homers since he belatedly began his major league season this week back with Texas, helping the Rangers beat the Boston Red…