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Local Roundup: Oxbow No Pushover, but Wasps Prevail

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — The Woodstock Union High football team didn’t find out until Friday it would be down a running back Saturday against Oxbow due to illness. Luckily for the Wasps, they had plenty of others to supply firepower. Three Woodstock running backs combined for five touchdowns as the three-time defending Vermont Division III state champions knocked off the Olympians, 35-20. The Wasps (3-1) rebounded from last week’s 24-7 loss to U-32, which snapped their 33-game winning streak in Woodstock last week. Oxbow slipped to 0-4. Woodstock was without running back and safety Dan Robinson, who wasn’t excluded from the starting lineup until Friday. Bill …

Reading the Signs: Hundreds Walk to Raise Awareness of Suicide

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Lebanon — Sunday afternoon found drivers slowing down to read the big yellow signs lining Route 120 . “Talking about being a burden to others,” one read. “Give a hug,” another said. Part of the annual Upper Valley Suicide Walk for Awareness, the posters listed warning signs that someone may be considering suicide …

Soaked, and Satisfied: Newport Football Cruises Past Mascoma

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Newport — To keep the football somewhat dry Saturday, officials at the contest between Newport High and Mascoma draped a white towel over the pigskin between plays. With three or four of the zebras huddled nearby and staring downward, the area had a crime-scene feel. All that was needed was a couple old-time …

Newport Trying to Avoid Tourney’s First Round

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Newport — Newport, hoping to avoid one of those dreaded NHIAA Division III state tournament play-in games, got eight hits from its last three batters in the order for a 15-2 win over Mascoma at Bates Field on …

Roger Lee Easton, Sr.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — Roger Lee Easton, Sr., died peacefully at Wheelock Terrace on the morning of Thursday, May 8, 2014. Roger was born in North Craftsbury (now Craftsbury Common), Vermont on April 30, 1921, to Dr. Frank B. Easton, Sr. and Della Donnocker, a former schoolteacher. He grew …

A Life: Edward Lary, 1927-2014; 'Honest as the Day Is Long'

Monday, May 19, 2014

Canaan — Ed Lary worked over the years as an appraiser, truck driver and teacher, but he kept coming back to one profession: logging. “He couldn’t get the sawdust out of his hair,” his late wife, Jackie, used …

Richard Henry Cardozo

Monday, May 12, 2014

Sarasota, Fla. — Richard Henry Cardozo, formerly of Hanover and Canaan, N.H., died in Sarasota, on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, after a brief period of declining health. Dr. Cardozo was born in Woodmere, LI, N.Y., in 1920. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1942 and then entered into …

Richard Henry Cardozo

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Sarasota, Fla. — Richard Henry Cardozo, formerly of Hanover and Canaan, N.H., died in Sarasota, on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, after a brief period of declining health. Dr. Cardozo was born in Woodmere, LI, N.Y., in 1920. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1942 and then entered into …

Art Notes: Finding Art Amidst the Ruins

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Ruins have been the subject of a spirited debate in American culture in recent years, a debate that centers largely on Detroit. The Motor City has tens of thousands of empty buildings, and photographers have descended on the …

Letter: Great Little School in Canaan

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

To the Editor: I’d like to say what a joy it’s been for the last five years to have had my daughter go through Canaan Elementary School (fondly referred to as CES by us locals). This little school is the total package. What a great start in life …

Theodore R. Kilton, Sr.

Friday, May 2, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Theodore R. Kilton, Sr., 70, passed away Thursday, May 1, 2014. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Home & Crematory of Lebanon, N.H. An obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Mascoma Teacher Keeps His Land Free

Friday, May 2, 2014

Canaan — For the last 27 years, Mascoma Valley Regional High teacher Koby Van Beest has kept the 80 acres of hilly, diverse land he owns in Canaan open for public use. New Hampshire Fish & Game recently …

Philip R. Bedard

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Berlin, N.H. — Philip R. Bedard, 90, of Berlin, died on Sunday, April 27, 2014, at the Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin. He was born in Berlin on March 6, 1924, the son of Horace J. and Olivette Bedard. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War …