Hanover

Mieko Tahara Griffin

Friday, July 3, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Mieko Tahara Griffin, of Hanover, died peacefully at Wheelock Terrace on Monday, June 29, 2015. She was 85. Mieko was born in 1930 to Akio and Nobuko Tahara and spent her childhood in Niimi, Japan, with her seven sisters and brothers. She lost her mother at the age of 6, and as a young girl, lost a brother in the war, and a sister to illness. She met Stuart Griffin, an American journalist who was living in Japan, at sporting event and, in 1970, they moved to England, where they were married and had a daughter, Alais. They lived in Jordans Village, Buckinghamshire until 1982, when they moved to Hanover. Stuart and …

Clinton Changes Location for Hanover Rally

Friday, July 3, 2015

Hanover — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has changed the location of the venue for her campaign stop today, moving it from a private home in Hanover to the Bema, a wooded natural amphitheater off Observatory Road on the Dartmouth College campus. Clinton campaign spokesman Harrell Kirstein said the new venue was chosen …

Storms Down Trees, Take Out Power

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Hanover — Soggy soil and the occasional sharp gust toppled several trees throughout the Upper Valley during Wednesday’s rainstorms, in one case cutting power to more than a hundred people. Though air currents were “not terribly strong,” Mike Kistner, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Gray, Maine, said over the phone Wednesday, “The ground is very soft, so it doesn’t take …

Food Notes: Thetford Native Wins Fellowship to Research Cheesemaking

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Thetford resident Linnea Burnham is spending the next 13 months traveling the world to learn about making artisanal cheese. Burnham, who graduated from Middlebury College earlier this year, is one of the 50 members of the Thomas J. …

The Best Seat on the Water: Etna’s Desaulniers Set to Power UNH Men’s Crew Team

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Hanover — When David Desaulniers needs to get things going, he will come up with some crazy stuff. “The legs feed the wolf, gentlemen!” he once bellowed in the heat of a race. There were no wolves out …

Exploring the ‘Cool Science’

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Comfortable temperatures and, with luck, some vacation time, make summer the perfect season to get out and enjoy the sunshine. But don’t forget life after the sun goes down. Star parties and viewings at local observatories offer a …

Tuk Tuk’s Dream Comes True

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Hanover — There’s a word beyond language — call it a useful noise — that stretches across disparate regions of the globe. Whether it be in Cairo, Bangkok, Phnom Penh or Guatemala City, a stranded traveler need only …

Celebrating Lifelong Bonds

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Hanover — Chitchat and laughter, iced tea, brownies and burgers, a picnic yesterday at Storrs Pond Recreation Area for the Hanover High School class of 1950 featured the familiar ingredients of a family reunion. Which, in a way, …

People in Business: June 28, 2015

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Lake Sunapee Bank has announced the following officer appointments: William J. McIver, of Warner, N.H., has been promoted to senior executive vice president. McIver has been with the Bank since 1999 and has served as chief operating officer …

‘Ugly’ Victory for Post 22

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Lebanon — Early in Friday’s game against visiting Milford, Lebanon American Legion Post 22 senior player Bryar Rouillard produced a prodigious belch while leading off first base. The Stevens High graduate promptly excused himself, but he and his …

Hanover Co-op to Reinstate Employee, 64

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Hanover — The Hanover Consumer Cooperative Society announced Wednesday that it will reinstate an employee whose recent termination sparked a large protest at the Co-op Food Store in Lebanon last week. Caren Giaccone, an 18-year employee who worked …

Dartmouth Dashes Frat’s Housing Plan

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Hanover — After cutting ties with Alpha Delta Fraternity over revelations members burned brands into their skin, Dartmouth College administrators have announced they are barring students from residing in unrecognized Greek-letter facilities, a move that may put an end to fraternity members’ fight to continue living in their …

Fairlee Man Meets the Strangers Who Saved His Life

Monday, June 22, 2015

Fairlee — The 58-year-old Fairlee man who nearly died of a heart attack while bicycling along Route 120 in April is back at work, and also met recently with some of the passers-by who helped save his life. …