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Travis Sharkey, of Canaan, N.H., works to remove the more unsightly apples in preparation for the opening of pick-your-own at Whitman Brook Orchard in Quechee, Vt. Sharkey, who works seasonally at the orchard, said the orchard is planning on opening it's gates to apple pickers this weekend. (Valley News - Sarah Priestap) <p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.</i></p>

Best of the Bunch

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Travis Sharkey, of Canaan, works to remove the more unsightly apples in preparation for the opening of the pick-your-own season at Whitman Brook Orchard in Quechee. Sharkey is a seasonal worker and said the orchard is planning to open its gates to apple pickers this weekend. Valley News — Sarah Priestap …

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 Asa Berolzheimer scored twice in the contest for the Marauders, the second coming off a …

NHIAA Aims to Be Tech-Savvy

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Concord — At the start of each workday, NHIAA Executive Director Jeff Collins and assistant Dave Rozumek say they spend 30-45 minutes brainstorming ways to make the organization’s website, nhiaa.org, more informative and user-friendly. Some time during the 2015-16 school year, it hopes to reveal the best version yet. Implementing “Schedule Star” software and other upgrades, the NHIAA is aiming to streamline the …

Ready to Coach

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Macoma High soccer coach Ryan Limero gives instruction on corner kicks to his team during practice in West Canaan on Thursday before today’s season opener against Hillsboro-Deering. Limero, a third-grade teacher at Enfield Village School, is coaching his …

Medal-Mania: Upper Valley Rowing Foundation Racks Up National Honors

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Hanover — Masters rowing may ostensibly be a hobby, yet it’s something members of the Upper Valley Rowing Foundation take quite seriously. Earlier this month, the club culminated the summer season with some seriously strong results. About 30 …

A Life: Jim Hanlon, 1959-2015; ‘He Carried His Home on His Back’

Monday, August 24, 2015

Canaan — He did it his way. Usually on foot. Often without a permanent roof over his head. Jim Hanlon lived 57 years on mostly his own terms. Hanlon, who died on July 20 at his brother’s Canaan …

Birth Announcements: Aug. 23, 2015

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center LAMPMAN — A son, Dominic Milan Lampman, born on Aug. 8, 2015, to Adrianne Lee Jenkins and Joseph Raymond Lampman III, of Canaan. …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Hires Assistant Women’s Rugby Coach

Friday, August 21, 2015

Hanover — Matthew Cameron joined the Dartmouth College women’s rugby program as an assistant to head coach Katie Dowty on Friday. A Bard College graduate, Cameron served as an assistant coach at his alma mater through 2009, working with the school’s first women’s team in 2005. He moved …

James Louis Hanlon

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — James Louis Hanlon (Jim) passed away Monday, July 20, 2015. In honoring Jim’s request there will be a celebration of life held on Saturday, Aug. 22 for family and friends. For those hikers/climbers in the group, we will leave the parking lot of Cardigan Mountain …

Geared Up: Mascoma Football Hopes to Work Smoothly

Friday, August 14, 2015

West Canaan — A day’s worth of practice was over and the underlying feeling was upbeat when Mascoma High’s football players filed off the field Wednesday. The first hints of dusk were in the sky and even the …

Mascoma Clinic Backers Have Cash Goal

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Canaan — A nonprofit organization that plans to build and operate a community health clinic here has secured $3.3 million in federal rural development loans but needs to raise an additional $280,000 before starting work. About 2,500 residents …

Michael J. Cheney

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — Michael J. Cheney died on Friday, Aug. 7, 2015. Michael was born July 17, 1970, in Cambridge, Mass. to the Late Theodore B. and Barbara Cheney. Michael grew up in Arlington, Mass. and graduated from Minuteman Tech. He began working for U.S. Postal Service in …

Canaan American Legion Post Rededicates Town Monument

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Canaan — American Legion Weld-Webster Post 55 recently re-dedicated a monument to Canaan residents who have served honorably in the military. The post’s members voted to update the stone monument, which was recently moved to the commons from …