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Arturo Johnson, of Hanover, pulls ahead at the start of the CVC Championship cross country ski meet at the Stafford Nordic Center in Strafford, Vt. Tuesday, February 2, 2016. Johnson kept his lead and took first place with a time of 14:49.
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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 respective team wins at the Strafford Nordic …

Candidates Pivot To New Hampshire

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Claremont — With voting in Iowa over, the presidential candidates still standing are headed to New Hampshire for a week of what for many will be last-chance campaigning. Three candidates, including U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., will be in the Upper Valley today, and two other heavyweights — Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton — have events scheduled in vote-rich southern New …

Barbara G. Lamer

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Canaan, N.H. — Barbara G. Lamer formerly of Croydon, N.H. went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016. She was born in North Carolina on Sept. 19, 1938, the daughter of Jesse and Nellie Brewer. On May 5, 1957, she eloped and married the love of her life, Eugene after telling their parents they were going to see Elvis. She …

Newport Finalizes Withdrawal Plan

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Newport — The plan for the school district to withdraw from SAU 43 and form its own district was finalized Wednesday night after a public hearing and now will go back to the Department of Education, which had made some recommended changes to the plan submitted in October …

Judge Denies Injunction Against Croydon Board

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Croydon — A Superior Court judge has denied the state Department of Education’s request for a preliminary injunction against the Croydon School Board, which is paying private-school tuition with tax money in defiance of state officials’ directives. Judge Brian Tucker ruled on Monday that the state department’s request …

Lakers Top Tigers in Battle of New-Look Teams

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Newport — Matt Tenney is used to this kind of pressure, if you want to even call it that. Sunapee High’s senior point guard has been the one consistent piece to the Lakers’ puzzle over the past four …

Local Roundup: TA Girls Roll Past Bucks

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Thetford, Vt. — The Thetford Academy girls basketball team has allowed just 15 total field goals in its opening two games, including those surrendered in a 53-31 victory over Blue Mountain on Monday night. But Thetford coach Eric …

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 …

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 …

Newport Football Goes for Title Today

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Newport — Bill Thurlow has been coaching Newport High’s offensive and defensive lines for nearly 50 years. It’s a position that he fills with pride — a given when you consider the football motto he sticks to at …

Newport Ties Bow Into Complete Knot

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Newport — And the beat goes on. Newport High, which blasted its way through the NHIAA Division III regular season with lopsided wins, is not bothering to slow down the express in the postseason, either. The Tigers slammed Bow, 47-7, in a D-III semifinal Saturday at Maryn Field …

Newport Football Charges Into Semifinals

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Newport — Fans of Newport High’s football team kept one eye on their home scoreboard and one on their cell phones all Saturday afternoon. When the tally on the scoreboard finally appeared out of reach for Somersworth, Newport’s …