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David Krimmel of Norwich, Vt., tests out the Shamu trail at Whaleback Mountain's new mountain bike trail in Enfield, N.H.,  on Saturday, August 29, 2015. 
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Whaleback Adds Mountain Biking to Lineup

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Enfield — Etna ski racer and mountain biker Charlie Harrison has a strong family history at Whaleback Mountain. Over the last two summers, he’s played a major role in forming that legacy’s next major contribution. Harrison — grandson of previous owners Jim and Martha Griffiths and nephew of Tim and Sally Herbert, also previous owners — helped design and construct …

NHIAA Aims to Be Tech-Savvy

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Concord — At the start of each workday, NHIAA Executive Director Jeff Collins and assistant Dave Rozumek say they spend 30-45 minutes brainstorming ways to make the organization’s website, nhiaa.org, more informative and user-friendly. Some time during the 2015-16 school year, it hopes to reveal the best version yet. Implementing “Schedule Star” software and other upgrades, the NHIAA is aiming to streamline the …

Ready to Coach

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Macoma High soccer coach Ryan Limero gives instruction on corner kicks to his team during practice in West Canaan on Thursday before today’s season opener against Hillsboro-Deering. Limero, a third-grade teacher at Enfield Village School, is coaching his first season for Mascoma. Ryan played his secondary school soccer at the Dublin School. He …

Helen Farwell-Delfino

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Enfield, N.H. — A graveside memorial service for Helen Farwell-Delfino, 72, who died Oct. 25, 2014, will be held Sept. 26, 2015, at 11 a.m. in Lakeview Cemetery in Enfield, with the Pastor Mary H. Detsch officiating. Interment will follow. Arrangements are being handled by her daughter, Donna …

A Life: Jim Hanlon, 1959-2015; ‘He Carried His Home on His Back’

Monday, August 24, 2015

Canaan — He did it his way. Usually on foot. Often without a permanent roof over his head. Jim Hanlon lived 57 years on mostly his own terms. Hanlon, who died on July 20 at his brother’s Canaan …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Hires Assistant Women’s Rugby Coach

Friday, August 21, 2015

Hanover — Matthew Cameron joined the Dartmouth College women’s rugby program as an assistant to head coach Katie Dowty on Friday. A Bard College graduate, Cameron served as an assistant coach at his alma mater through 2009, working with the school’s first women’s team in 2005. He moved …

Geared Up: Mascoma Football Hopes to Work Smoothly

Friday, August 14, 2015

West Canaan — A day’s worth of practice was over and the underlying feeling was upbeat when Mascoma High’s football players filed off the field Wednesday. The first hints of dusk were in the sky and even the …

Nonie I. Boisvert

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Pittsfield, Mass. — Nonie I. Boisvert, 88, of 24 Doreen Street, Pittsfield died Monday, Aug. 10, 2015, at home. Born on Jan. 11, 1927, in New Hampshire, she was a daughter of the late William and Leafie Mae Baker Murphy. A longtime Pittsfield resident, she was educated in …

Wedding: Torrey — McGonis

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Enfield — Amber Torrey and Mark McGonis were married on June 27, 2015, at Dowds’ Country Inn in Lyme. The bride was escorted down the aisle by her father. Matthew Houde, a justice of the peace, officiated at …

Hope Margaret Wescott

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Enfield, N.H. — Hope Margaret Wescott, 97, a long time Enfield resident died Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. She was born in Greendale, Mass. on April 29, 1918, to the late Alden & Margaret (Murry) Chase. She was a member of the Lebanon Emblem Club and the West Lebanon …

Anne-Marie Doolittle

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Grants Pass, Ore. — A graveside service for Anne-Marie Doolittle, 72, who passed away Oct. 12, 2014, will be held Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, at 1 p.m. in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Enfield, N.H. Ricker Funeral Homes and Crematory assisted the family with arrangements. …

Raising Sails, And Skills: Dartmouth Instructors Help Kids Get Comfortable on Water

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Enfield — Children who attend sailing camp might start off as novices, but by the time it ends, they are sailors. Instructors at the camp, run by the Dartmouth Sailing Facility on Lake Mascoma, make sure of it. …

Engagement: Hardan — Bourdon

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Enfield — Katrina Hardan and Curtis Bourdon have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jay and Kathy Hardan, of Enfield. She graduated from Mascoma Valley Regional High School in 2009 and earned an associate degree …