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Hanover's Maddie Lyons passes the ball in the first half of the John Stark at Hanover girls lacrosse game in Hanover, N.H., on April 27, 2015. (Valley News - Sarah Priestap) <p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.</i></p>

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Lacrosse Nixes John Stark

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Hanover — To turn fortunes around following its first loss of the season, the Hanover High girls lacrosse team knew it would need to cut down on turnovers. The Marauders did just that against John Stark on Monday, particularly in the second half of a 16-9 win. The game was deadlocked at halftime, 6-6, before Hanover rallied to rebound from …

Liberty Utilities, New Hampshire Electric Users to See Savings

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley residents served by Liberty Utilities and the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative will pay less for electricity come May 1. The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday approved Liberty Utilities’ request to decrease its electric energy service rates, and the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative’s board of directors also approved a rate cut. “This was a difficult winter for …

Counties Ranked on Wellness

Saturday, March 28, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley public health officials say an annual ranking of the health status of each county in the United States will help guide them as they create action plans to address the challenges area communities face. The 2015 County Health Rankings released Wednesday by the University of Wisconsin Population Health …

Wind Project In Limbo for Now

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Canaan — Following recent votes against a proposed industrial wind power project in the Cardigan Mountain region, the international company proposing the project seems no closer to filing for a state permit. “We’re not really prepared to file one at this time,” said Jeffrey Nemeth, of EDP Renewables …

Dorchester Posts Objection to Siting Of Wind Project

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Dorchester — Town Meeting voters on Saturday unanimously approved a $434,000 spending plan but rejected a separate $10,400 appropriation that would have paid for extended office hours by the town clerk. The budget for the current year, which is about $3,000 lower than the 2014 budget, was approved …

Mascoma School District Meeting 2015 Results

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Mascoma Valley Regional School District School Clerk 3 yrs: Kamala Tupper School Board (Enfield) 3 yrs: James Gerding School Board (Orange) 2 yrs: Kathleen Stacy School Board (Canaan) 3 yrs: Timothy Josephson Budget Committee (Canaan) 3 yrs: Philip Smith, Jr. Budget Committee (Enfield) 3 yrs: Daniel Kiley …

Dorchester Town Meeting 2015 Results

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Dorchester Number of Voters: na Number on Checklist: na Selectboard: Steve Bjerklie Treasurer: Cheryl Legg Tax Collector: Darlene Oaks Town Clerk: Darlene Oaks Trustee of Trust Funds 3 yrs: Cookie Hebert Trustee of Trust Funds 3 yrs: Amber Barsaleau Auditor: Vicki Lecain Planning Board 3 yrs: Michael Woodard Cemetery Committee: Cristin Green Supervisor of the Checklist 4 yrs: Adrian Morrison …

Mascoma Budget OK’d

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Enfield — A $25 million operating budget that includes a $1 million bond payment to renovate the high school narrowly passed in Mascoma Valley Regional School District balloting Tuesday, while a raise for district teachers was approved by …

Dorchester: Close Race for Selectboard

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Dorchester — Voters at Town Meeting supported a series of zoning amendments proposed by the Planning Board that could help the town deal with industrial wind projects. By an 86-34 vote, they adopted an amendment that amends the criteria for a variance. A 69-51 vote amended the land-use …

Dorchester to Talk Wind Farms

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Voting for Dorchester’s town officers and changes to town ordinances will take place by ballot vote at the Town Hall from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10. Action on the eight remaining warrant articles will take place from the floor at 10 a.m. on Saturday, …

Mascoma Valley Regional School District Contract on Warrants

Friday, February 20, 2015

Mascoma Valley Regional School District’s voting by Australian ballot will take place on Tuesday, March 10, at the following locations and times: Canaan Fire Station, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Dorchester Town Hall, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Whitney Hall Auditorium in Enfield, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; …

Birth Announcements: Feb. 15, 2015

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center MURPHY — A daughter, Maria Evangelina Murphy, born on Jan. 15, 2015, to Trisha and Andrew Murphy, of Canaan. SOUSA — A daughter, Sophia Alyvia Sousa, born on Jan. 21, 2015, to Kelldah and Brian Sousa, of Dorchester. JONES — A son, Gabriel Thomas Jones, …

Lebanon Boys Get a Big Scare From an Ancient Rival

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Lebanon — Time was, a couple of bucks and a shoehorn would net a seat in a jam-packed Lebanon High School gym on the rare occasions when the Raiders and neighboring Mascoma met on the basketball floor. Back then — as in the late 1980s — the Royals …