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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 Secession Plan

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Newport — The committee assigned to write a withdrawal proposal for the Newport School District to leave SAU 43 and create its own single-town district adopted the final plan Tuesday night. It will be presented to the Croydon School Board at 6:30 tonight in town hall, though only …

Putting a Paw on the Playoffs: Newport Eyes That Elusive First Postseason Win

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Newport — Newport High’s Mariah Chase sat near the bench watching her girls soccer teammates intently as they competed for their playoff lives in her absence. Her eyes almost never left the field. The Tigers lost 2-0 to …

Local Roundup: Wasps Fly Past Upstate New York Foe

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Plattsburgh, n.y. — The Woodstock High football team used a potent running attack, timely defensive plays and a key ejection to take a wild 38-30 win over Plattsburgh (N.Y.) in nonleague high school football action on Friday night. The Wasps (5-2 overall, 4-2 league) never trailed. Woodstock jumped …

Tigers Run Away With Another D-IV Crown

Friday, October 9, 2015

Center Harbor, n.h. — Newport High’s Dawson Campbell woke up Thursday morning feeling odd. Not nervous or anxious or jittery. Just odd. It was the kind of feeling you get when something important to you comes to an …

Newport Considers Secession from SAU 43

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Newport — A report calling for Newport to withdraw from SAU 43 and create its own single-town SAU will be presented at a public hearing tonight. The recommendation comes from the school district planning committee that was created by a vote at the annual school meeting in March. …

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 …

Local Roundup: Hartford Field Hockey Stops Long Bellows Falls Streak

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

White River Junction — With one well-executed goal, one well-planned defensive adjustment and one well-played game, the Hartford High field hockey team handed down-river rival Bellows Falls one very rare defeat on Monday. Morgan Horne converted penalty corner …

Local Roundup: Sunapee Girls Show Their Progression Against Tigers

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Sunapee — Strong teams improve the little things as a season goes on and that’s just what the Sunapee girls soccer team is doing. The Lakers beat visiting Newport 6-1 in the rain on Tuesday afternoon. The win showed a marked improvement for Sunapee from the teams’ earlier …

Croydon School Board Ignores AG’s Private Tuition Deadline

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Croydon — School Board members on Monday defied the state’s deadline to stop paying private-school tuition with tax money, gearing up instead for what they say is a likely court battle. “I don’t think the state should be telling a local board where they should be finding the …

Local Roundup: One Goal Does Job for Engineers

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Woodsville — Dominant everywhere but on the scoreboard, the Woodsville High girls soccer team finally found the back of the net with just 30 seconds to play on Monday afternoon to beat Lin-Wood, 1-0. Woodsville outshot the Lumberjacks, …