Hanover

Engagement: Kenton — Royal

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Hanover — Lorry and Marc Kenton have announced the engagement of their son, Stephen Michael Kenton, to Natalie Jane Royal. Within the final hours of 2014 he asked to hold her hand forever. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Karen Wilson Royal and Richard Raymond Royal, of Sunriver, Ore., and graduated from Desert Vista High School in Phoenix, Ariz., in 2005. She earned a bachelor’s degree in human physiology from the University of Oregon in Eugene, Ore., in 2009 and a master’s degree in health communication and food policy from Tufts University in Boston in 2013. She is employed as a research associate at Providence …

A Big Peace of Ice

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Ed Crory, of Tutzing, Germany, second from left, stands on a ladder in front of the 12-foot-tall peace sign he engineered out of solid ice at Elizabeth Crory’s Rip Road home in Hanover. Ann Crory Thompson said it took five people to set up the sculpture. Steve Crory, of Park City, Utah, is …

Laura Berthold

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Laura was born in Minneapolis, Minn. to Marjorie and Blaine McKusick. Laura received her B.A. degree from the University of Minnesota, and then enrolled in the Chicago Theological Seminary. There, she earned her Bachelor of Theology degree and met a fellow classmate, Fred Berthold, who won her heart and gained her hand in marriage. Laura and Fred moved to New …

Book Notes: New Works by Local Authors and Readings Scheduled, Including Bookstock 2015

Friday, January 30, 2015

Best-selling author John Vaillant will be talking about his new novel, The Jaguar’s Children, on Saturday afternoon at Woodstock’s Norman Williams Public Library. Vaillant, who lives in Vancouver, B.C., is the son of Woodstock resident Nan Bourne. He …

Dartmouth’s Road to Reform: No Hard Alcohol Among New Policies

Friday, January 30, 2015

Hanover — Dartmouth College President Phil Hanlon on Thursday announced a wide range of policy reforms intended to curb high-risk behavior and improve academics and residential life on campus, including a ban on hard alcohol and a mandatory …

Marjorie E. Hathaway

Friday, January 30, 2015

Hanover, N.H — Marjorie E. Hathaway passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at DHMC. Marjorie was born May 3, 1927 to Leo Wilmot and Fannie (Chapin) Wilmot at their home on River Road in Lyme, N.H. She worked at Goodyear in Windsor and Carters in West Lebanon …

U.S. Adviser Gives Insight On Iran Talks

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Hanover — A key member of the United States delegation on the Iran nuclear negotiations expressed tempered optimism Wednesday about a possible deal despite a tight current deadline for action and formidable obstacles in both Washington and Tehran. …

William “Bill” Cogswell

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Wilton, N.Y. — William “Bill” Cogswell passed away peacefully at Saratoga Hospital on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, with his loving family at his side. He was born on June 17, 1939, in South Hampton, Long Island, N.Y. Bill was the son of John W. and Lucy Cogswell. Bill …

Local Roundup: Stevens Grabs Unified Hoop Victory

Monday, January 26, 2015

Claremont — Tyler Erickson had 24 points to lead the Stevens High unified basketball team over Hanover on Monday night, 38-32, at Carr Gymnasium. Walter Mosenthal had 16 points for Hanover (0-4), which also received eight from Brandon …

Life Here: Friendly, Capable Voices on the Other End of the Phone

Monday, January 26, 2015

“Intruder, leave the premises immediately!” intoned a menacing voice. “Oh blast, I’ve done it again,” I thought. After a wakeful night troubled by longing for my late husband, Bob, I had opened an outside door without disarming the …

After Fits and Starts, Thetford Hires Police Chief

Monday, January 26, 2015

Thetford — After several go-rounds and more than seven months of searching, Thetford has found a new police chief: A longtime lieutenant with the Hanover Police Department will start in the position about a week before Town Meeting. …

Fire Damage Contained to Roof

Monday, January 26, 2015

West Lebanon — A resident’s instinct to promptly call the Lebanon Fire Department after seeing flames at the construction site off Route 10 spared the soon-to-be housing from major damage on Friday. “It could have been significantly worse …

A Life: Dick Sheldon, 1932-2014; ‘We All Fell for Him Instantly’

Monday, January 26, 2015

Hanover — When a student fell ill during a study-abroad trip to St. Petersburg, Russia — then Leningrad, U.S.S.R. — Dick Sheldon, then a Dartmouth College professor of Russian, brought her a bowl of chicken soup. The simplicity …