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Letter: Forcing Schools to Compete

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

To the Editor: The Valley News recently featured pieces on Common Core education standards. Barbara Couch (Perspectives, March 30) is optimistic that students’ exposure to the state standards will make them better prepared for the work force. The Valley News editorial (April 2) notes that the Common Core standards were developed as a “fix” to raise overall achievement, along with the Obama administration’s program, Race to the Top, requiring states competing …

Hanover Hits Numbers Crunch: Shorthanded Squad Slowed in Opener

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Hanover — Backs bent, shoulders drooped and expressions were grim Monday as the Hanover High boys lacrosse team gathered at halftime of its season opener. A squad expected to possibly contend for a state title found itself trailing by six goals to Champlain Valley Union, and Marauders coach Jeff Reed wasn’t pleased with …

Hanover Fire Leaves Siblings Homeless

Monday, April 14, 2014

Hanover — A Greensboro Road single-story ranch house was destroyed in a fire Sunday afternoon. Firefighters from three area departments, Hanover, Lebanon and Hartford, responded while Norwich and Lyme departments covered the Hanover station. Hanover Police Sgt. Brad Sargent said he suspected the blaze stemmed from an electrical problem and that he did …

Meals on Wheels: Tuck School Students Serve Up Food, and Lessons in Business Management

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Hanover — Two seniors at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth have rolled out a startup venture that is providing other students with nutritious fare along with a side of basic entrepreneurial principles. After more than a …

Engagement: Monzo — Tsai

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Hanover — Paula and Van Tsai, of Etna, have announced the engagement of their son, Michael Tsai, to Jamie Castilla Monzo, of Hanover. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Sandra Monzo, of Oxford, Maine, and the late Michael …

Jo Ann Remington

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Naples, Fla. — Jo Ann Remington passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Ohio while on vacation visiting her daughter with her son to celebrate her granddaughter’s first birthday. She was with her family enjoying their love and togetherness, and was so happy to see her …

Frank Miles

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — A memorial service for Frank Miles, 90, who died Dec. 25, 2013, will be held in the Gathering Room of Kendal at Hanover, 80 Lyme Road, Hanover, at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 19, 2014. …

Louise Frances Sherlock Tighe

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Windemere, Fla. — Louise Frances Sherlock Tighe passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, of natural causes following a short period of declining health. She was born to Raymond and Louise Sherlock in Providence, R.I., on June 28, 1932, the elder of two children. After graduating from …

Cradle & Crayon Teacher Earns New England Award

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Hanover — Eric Downing, of Lebanon, received the 2014 MenTeach-New England Emerging Professional Award at the Massachusetts Association for the Education of Young Children conference last month in Westford, Mass. Downing, an assistant preschool teacher at Cradle & …

Letter: Co-op Should Follow Its Own Rules

Saturday, April 12, 2014

To the Editor: The letter (April 9) from Donald Kreis, a former Hanover Co-op board member, greatly misstates my complaints relating to the Co-op board’s treatment of its employees, which according to my understanding are contrary to the Co-op’s Employee Handbook. As a longtime Co-op member, I wrote …

Dartmouth Jazz Guitarist Releases Album

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Ever since Michael Blum began devoting his time to the electric guitar as a Dartmouth freshman several years ago, he’s experienced it as a solitary pursuit. While playing in the school’s practice rooms, his only audience is himself. …

Jo Ann Remington

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Naples, Fla. — Jo Ann Remington passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Ohio while on vacation visiting her daughter with her son to celebrate her granddaughter’s first birthday. She was with her family enjoying their love and togetherness, and was so happy to see her …

J. Bertrand E. Nadeau

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Fairfield, Conn. — Bert Nadeau, a longtime resident of the Upper Valley, passed away on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at the age of 76, having borne the burden of Parkinson’s for some years preceding. He was one of six children of Aime and Yvonne (Charpentier) Nadeau of Lewiston, …