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From left, Hanover's Courtney Sabatelle, Emma Woloshin, Josephine Nett, and Hanna Dai, dance to "Cotton Eyed Joe" during half time at the  Hanover at Stevens unified basketball game in Claremont, N.H., on Jan. 26, 2015. 
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Local Roundup: Stevens Grabs Unified Hoop Victory

Monday, January 26, 2015

Claremont — Tyler Erickson had 24 points to lead the Stevens High unified basketball team over Hanover on Monday night, 38-32, at Carr Gymnasium. Walter Mosenthal had 16 points for Hanover (0-4), which also received eight from Brandon Gile and four from Kate Enneper. The Marauders host Hopkinton, to which Hanover lost by nine points on Jan. 23, on Monday. …

Promise Kept, for a Friend: Former Mascoma, UVM Star Young Tries Coaching at Late Mentor’s Request

Monday, January 26, 2015

Lebanon — Ed Kehoe played matchmaker, right up to the end. In his younger brother Tim, Kehoe had someone who taught basketball the same way he did. In the most successful player he ever coached, Tonya Young, Kehoe saw someone who could be helpful both on the court and in life. So as …

AMC Proposes Shutting Down Cardigan Trail

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Cardigan Mountain’s trail network could soon be left with a gap. Due to extensive erosion and drainage issues, the Appalachian Mountain Club has proposed closing the 0.4-mile Hurricane Gap Trail in Orange and replacing it with a shorter spur to connect to the nearby Clark Trail. The AMC — which maintains 28 miles …

Steven B. Therriault

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — Steven B. Therriault of Canaan died on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. He was born on April 2, 1959, son of Maxine and Nelson Therriault. He graduated from Mascoma Valley Regional High School in 1977 and Bates College in 1981. After graduating from college he worked …

Mascoma Getting a Grip on Wrestling

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

West Canaan — Rick Simula wasn’t always the most upright of citizens as a youth, even by his reckoning. Wrestling changed that, and he hopes it will do the same thing for his Mascoma Valley Regional High School …

Ellan Mae Bryson

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — Ellan Mae Bryson, of Canaan, passed away peacefully at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center with her children at her side on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, following a long period of declining health. She was born in Dingmans Ferry, Pa., July 14, 1924, daughter of Mercer and Bess …

Fuel Assistance Program Available For Eligible Granite State Residents

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Lebanon — A local fuel assistance program is accepting applications from income-eligible residents of several area New Hampshire towns. Residents of Canaan, Dorchester, Enfield, Grafton, Hanover, Lebanon, Lyme, Orange and Orford, including those who have electric heat or heat included in their rent, are eligible for the program. …

Walter Willard Lane, Jr.

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — Walter Willard Lane, Jr., 78, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Walter, Will as he preferred, was born March 6, 1936, to the late Walter W Lane Sr. and Elsie Melton. He was raised in Richmond, Va. and attended schools …

Walter Willard Lane, Jr.

Friday, January 9, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — Walter Willard Lane, Jr., 78, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Calling hours will be held Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon, N.H. A memorial service will be held Monday, …

Earning the Gift Of Graduation

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Haverhill — Just before Christmas, a group of inmates at the Grafton County Correctional Facility received a gift many thought they would never lay their hands on. Unwrapped, without ribbons, not redeemable for cash, their presents were small. …

Kenneth Allen Smith

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Kenneth “SMUTT” Allen Smith passed away suddenly on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. He is survived by his life mate, Tami Senna; his children, Laura, Denise, Kenneth II, Brooks and Lucas; his pride and joy, his grandchildren, Amanda, Melinda, Theresa, Brandon, Dylan, …

Local Roundup: Lebanon Girls Basketball Closes Strong at Tourney

Monday, December 29, 2014

Manchester — The inside-outside combination of Kendra MacDonald and Vanessa Fleury helped send the Lebanon High girls basketball team home from the three-day Manchester Central Holiday Tournament on Sunday with a 60-49 win over Manchester Memorial, the undefeated …

Bringing Back the Blues

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Canaan — From the Canaan Old Home Days parade to Autumnfest in Woonsocket, R.I., Teddy Makalinaw and Eben Brown have covered a lot of ground since taking their Blues Brothers act on the road in 2013. But heading …