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Notes From the Garden: A Soup From the Root Cellar for Groundhog Day

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Old timers say that on Groundhog Day we should still have half our wood supply, or more. This year I had more than half as it’s been a warm winter. Or perhaps not a real winter at all. At the halfway point, I always want to have plenty of vegetables left from the summer, and I do. To celebrate Groundhog Day this year I made a soup of my own …

At the Hospitals: Feb. 7, 2016

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Local Hospitals Release Community Health Needs Assessment Access to mental health care and affordable health insurance, prescription drugs prices, heroin and the misuse of pain medications are among the Upper Valley ’s most pressing health concerns, according to a report by local hospitals. The 2015 Community Health Needs Assessment is based on focus …

Local Roundup: Locals Split CVC Cross Country Ski Titles

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Strafford — The Lebanon High boys and Hanover High girls came home with Connecticut Valley Conference cross country skiing championships on Tuesday without the benefit of celebrating an individual victory. Instead, the Raiders and Marauders did a good job of packing their best skiers high up on the finish list to record their …

Notes From the Garden: Growing Fruit Trees Indoors

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

When I was a boy of 8 or 9 I planted a grapefruit seed, hoping it would produce a tree that would provide us with a nice source of winter fruit. Ten years later it was 3 to …

H.S. Notebook: Hanover’s Berolzheimer an All-American

Monday, December 14, 2015

Hanover — Like the topping on a layer cake, Asa Berolzheimer’s soccer postseason has been capped with a tasty coating of icing. The Hanover High senior first led the Marauders’ boys soccer team to an NHIAA Division I …

Cornish Loses Its Bank

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Cornish Flat — Claremont Savings Bank has notified customers it will be closing its Cornish Flat branch in March, meaning the loss of another commercial entity at the crossroads along Route 120. The Claremont Savings branch is the …

Former Cornish Road Agent Cleared in Fatal Crash

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Nashua, n.h. — A Superior Court jury took about an hour Wednesday to acquit Cornish resident Kyle Witty of negligent homicide, a felony offense with which he was charged following a July 2014 crash that claimed the life …

CRPT Talks Trails at Annual Meeting

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Hanover — Spur trails, new campsites and incorporating the Appalachian Trail were some of the topics discussed at the Connecticut River Paddlers’ Trail annual meeting Tuesday at Howe Library. The CRPT, a series of access points and primitive campsites spanning the trail’s source in northern New Hampshire to …

Notes From the Garden: Button Up Those Warm Clothes and Button Up the Garden

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

After a cold snap recently we had three days of cold rain. By the second day, with no relief in sight, I went out to my garden and dug up the last of my root crops — carrots, watermelon radishes and purple daikon radishes. I figured that I’d …

Cornish Plans to Seek SAU Withdrawal

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Cornish — The SAU Planning Committee likely will vote on Thursday to submit to the state Department of Education a plan to withdraw from SAU 6 after the proposal received strong support from residents at a hearing on Tuesday night. With committee member Holly Taft absent, Chairwoman Heidi …

Newport Growls in Hoop Opener

Friday, December 4, 2015

Newport — Stevens High School has 550 students, but not many appear willing to play girls basketball. On Friday night, the Cardinals did not have enough girls for a junior varsity game and of the 14 they brought …

Sullivan County Records Go Public

Friday, December 4, 2015

Newport — Sullivan County officials have used $6,000 from a state grant to preserve and make publicly available records about the county farm and poor house dating back to the 1860s. Lionel Chute, the natural resources director for …

Sheryl L. Hahn

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Cornish, N.H. — Sheryl L. Hahn, 68, of Cornish died on Friday, Nov. 27, 2015 at the Lebanon Center. She was born in Medford, N.Y. on Nov. 16, 1947, the daughter of George and Jessie (Ellis) Hahn. Sheryl taught stained glass courses at Lebanon College and had her …