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Stevens' Kelsey Belisle attempts to regain control of the ball from Sunapee's Kate Frederick during their game at Sunapee Middle High School in Sunapee, N.H., on Tuesday, October 6, 2015.  (Valley News - Kristen Zeis) <p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.</i></p>

Sunapee Girls Soccer Readying Playoff Run

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Sunapee — In the end, Tuesday’s game with Stevens was another notch in the win column for Sunapee girls soccer — a 4-1 victory at home for the Lakers’ ninth win of the season. But head coach Myles Cooney knows that his team could have had more — more goals, more chances, more ball control. More everything, really. And it’s starting to get to that point in the season where the Lakers can’t afford to take steps back. Not with the logjam of teams in which Sunapee finds itself at the top of New Hampshire’s Division IV. Sunapee (9-2) is now fourth in D-IV behind …

Local Roundup: Lebanon Boys Soccer Downs Souhegan

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Lebanon — And down go the champs. The Lebanon boys soccer team defended their home field against reigning New Hampshire Division II state champion Souhegan on Tuesday afternoon, beating the Sabers 1-0 in double overtime. The game-winner came in the 94th minute of action and was set up when Nate Gariepy pressured a …

A Life: Lyle Edward Patterson, 1946 — 2015; ‘He Was Always Ready to Help’

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Cornish — It should come as no surprise to those who knew Lyle Patterson that a car had something to do with how he met his wife. “I had a car to sell,” said Kathryn Hall Patterson. “I had a ’55 Ford that I had for sale because I wanted to buy a …

Cornish Discusses How to Use Gift

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Cornish — Until a few weeks ago, no one in Cornish spoke much about James Kibbey. A former Cornish resident, Kibbey left town in 1946 to join the Air Force. He eventually settled in Arlington, Va., where he lived until his death last August, at 87. Now, however, …

Cutting the Losses

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Kerry Smith of the New Hampshire Department of Transportation tries to pull a tree branch away from a utility pole Tuesday at the side of Route 12A in Cornish following a storm Monday evening. A section of 12A …

Cornish Man Takes Plea Deal

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Newport — A 65-year-old Cornish man accused of sexually assaulting a young girl has accepted the same negotiated plea agreement that he backed out of last month. Curtis Wyman Sr. on Monday pleaded guilty in Sullivan County Superior …

Sanders To Campaign In Claremont

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Claremont — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is bringing his Democratic presidential campaign to Claremont on Sunday. The Vermont independent plans to hold a town meeting Sunday at 5 p.m. at The Common Man Inn & Restaurant at 21 Water St. in Claremont. Sanders knows the city well, as …

NHDOT to Discuss Covered Bridge Work

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Cornish — The New Hampshire Department of Transportation will host a public meeting Friday afternoon to discuss proposed work on the Cornish-Windsor Covered Bridge over the Connecticut River. The proposed $2.5 million stone erosion protection project, anticipated to …

Christie Discusses Policies in Newport Visit

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Newport — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie called for entitlement reform in a town hall forum Tuesday afternoon, outlining a platform that involved significant cuts to retiree benefits. In his second major presidential campaign visit to the Upper …

Cornish to Combine K, Pre-K

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Cornish — The School Board during an emergency meeting Monday night voted to open half-day kindergarten to pre-K students to boost the program’s enrollment after two families with kindergarten-aged students left the district in recent days. The departures, including one family who switched the affiliation of their home …

Park Service Promotes Saint-Gaudens Leader

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Rick Kendall has been named superintendent of Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park and the National Park Service Stewardship Institute, both in Woodstock, and Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish. He succeeds Michael Creasey, who became superintendent at the National …

Lyle Edward Patterson

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Cornish, N.H. — Lyle Edward Patterson, of Cornish, passed away on Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at home surrounded by his family. He was born in Windsor, Vt. on Dec. 21, 1946, the son of Clyde Clarence and Marion (Thomas) Patterson. Lyle leaves his wife of 49 years, Kathryn …

Cornish Plea Deal Pulled Back

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Newport — A Cornish man appeared to reject a plea deal Tuesday on a charge of sexual assault against a girl under the age of 13. Curtis Wyman, 65, had previously filed a notice of intent to plead …