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Local Roundup: Sunapee Girls Show Their Progression Against Tigers

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Sunapee — Strong teams improve the little things as a season goes on and that’s just what the Sunapee girls soccer team is doing. The Lakers beat visiting Newport 6-1 in the rain on Tuesday afternoon. The win showed a marked improvement for Sunapee from the teams’ earlier clash on Sept. 8, a 2-1 victory for the Lakers at Newport. Sunapee improves to 7-2 with the win while the Tigers fell to 4-5. “I think we’ve learned to play simple,” Sunapee coach Myles Cooney said. “Early in the season we had high expectations and were trying to do too much. By keeping it simple, we’ve …

Sally Ann (Southworth) Carter

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Dover, N.H. — Sally Ann (Southworth) Carter, 80, of Dover who died on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015. One of two daughters born to J. Gordon Southworth and Ruth Frances (Waterman) Southworth in Post Mills, Vt., on Feb. 2, 1935, and raised on farms in the area. Survived by her daughter Patti J. Ferri of Weare, N.H.; son, Timothy N. Carter and his wife, …

Lynwood Ladd Carter

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Dover, N.H. — Lynwood Ladd Carter, 83, of Dover who died Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015. One of 10 children born to Nathan Taplin Carter and Hazel M. (Ladd) Carter in Corinth, Vt., on Aug. 6, 1932, raised on his family’s farm. Survived by his daughter, Patti J. Ferri of Weare, N.H.; son, Timothy N. Carter and his wife, Denise of Somersworth, N.H.; granddaughters, …

Police: Thetford Kids Didn’t Mean to Burn Barn

Friday, September 25, 2015

Thetford — State police say two juveniles accidentally caused the fire that destroyed a Thetford barn in August. “The fire was determined to be the result of kids playing with matches,” State Police Detective Sgt. Larry Smith said in a news release issued Thursday. The fire that leveled …

At the Hospitals: Sept. 20, 2015

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Geisel Receives $5 million Grant to Study Motivation and Behavior Change Hanover — The Center for Technology and Behavioral Health at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine has received a $5 million Common Fund grant from the National Institutes of Health for a project they hope will lead to …

Business Notes: Sept. 20, 2015

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Perry’s Oil Service, the long-time Main Street fuel oil, propane and appliance company which has been part of Bradford for 79 years, has been acquired by Osterman Propane LLC, a Massachusetts-based propane fuel distributor. Paul Perry, a principal in Perry’s Oil, confirmed the sale but …

Local & Regional Briefs for Friday, Sept. 18, 2015

Friday, September 18, 2015

Judge Delays Release of Footage Concord — A judge has delayed the limited release of body camera footage from a deadly shooting by police in July, allowing himself four extra days to consider objections from attorneys on various sides. Redacted clips were scheduled to be released Monday, according …

James Wilson “Jimmy” Keith

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — James Wilson “Jimmy” Keith, 66, of Fairground Road, died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015, at home following an extended illness. He was born in Haverhill, N.H., June 5, 1949, a son of Wilson W. and Virginia L. (Clough) Keith. Jimmy graduated from Woodsville High School, class …

Notes From the Garden: Late Summer Is Good for Lawn Improvement

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

This is a good time to improve your lawn. If you have crabgrass, lawn ivy (creeping Charlie) or bare spots where the kids played badminton, now is the time to get to work. I recently called Paul Sachs, …

The Farm-Way Way

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Skip and Carol Metayer are building a new shoe closet that must be big enough to hold their collection of 20,000 pairs of footwear. The Metayers are not an Upper Valley couple with an outsized …

Local Roundup: Woodstock Football Escapes Upset-Minded Oxbow

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — There was a point during Saturday’s Vermont Division III high school football clash between Woodstock and Oxbow when the Wasps were seemingly out for the count. It certainly wasn’t that way at the end of …

A Hot Topic: VPA’s Heat Policy Takes Toll on Fall Sports

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Hartford High School Athletic Director Joe James noticed the late summer sun shining down on his school’s soccer field Wednesday afternoon, not long before a scheduled Hartford-Woodstock girls match . By all accounts, it was perfect weather for …

Local Roundup: Hanover, Concord Boys Soccer Deadlock

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Concord — Hanover’s Griffin Johnson was inches away from ending the game in double overtime, but the crossbar answered his header in the box in what proved to be the best last chance of the Marauders’ 2-2 double-overtime boys soccer draw with Concord on Tuesday. Hanover senior captain …