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WIndsor's Tyson Boudro pitches to a Stevens batter during the Windsor at Stevens Baseball game at Barnes Park in Claremont, N.H., on April 21, 2014. 
The host Cardinals won in five innings, 16-6. Valley News - Sarah Priestap

Local Roundup: Cards Shuffle Windsor

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Claremont — It may still be early in the season, but the Stevens High baseball team is bringing the thunder thus far. Getting comfortable quickly in their home surroundings, the Cardinals exploded for a 16-6 victory in five innings over visiting Windsor on Monday afternoon at Barnes Park. Ryan Tanguay sparked things early with an RBI triple for Stevens. Austin Tenney added two hits and drove in a pair of runs. Junior Tyler Woodman had his first varsity hit, a two-run single. Caleb Beckley also drove in a pair, and Richard Bell put the Cardinals up by 10 in the bottom of the fifth, driving …

Shonda Rhimes Named Dartmouth Commencement Speaker

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Hanover — Television producer Shonda Rhimes, the creative force behind such shows as Grey’s Anatomy , Private Practice , and ABC’s current hit, Scandal , will deliver the main address at Dartmouth College’s commencement in June, according to a news release from the college. Rhimes, a Golden Globe winner and three-time Emmy nominee who graduated from Dartmouth in 1991, will receive an honorary …

A Timeless Passion: Age Means Nothing to These Hanover Marathoners

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Hanover — Mike Gonnerman blames The Washington Post. His wife, Betsy, blames herself. Living and working in the nation’s capital at the time, Mike Gonnerman read an author’s account in the Post of running in the Marine Corps Marathon in 1976. The writer seemed pleased with himself, even though he didn’t complete the …

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, …

Letter: Nelson’s Uneducated Logic

Friday, April 11, 2014

To the Editor: Steve Nelson’s recent column on charter schools (“Big Money Threatens American Education,” April 6) is a perfect example of what is wrong with the public policy dialogue in this country. To summarize the (lack of) logic in Mr. Nelson’s opinion piece: I, Steve Nelson, am …

‘I Thought I Wasn’t Done Yet’: Mascoma Gives Ball to Lawrence

Friday, April 11, 2014

West Canaan — As enjoyable as it may have been, watching high school football from above the sidelines wasn’t what Les Lawrence wanted. He needed to be on the sidelines. And, once more, he is. A football coaching …

Ruth Page (Mori) Morgan

Friday, April 11, 2014

South Royalton, Vt. — Ruth Page (Mori) Morgan passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, with her husband and daughters by her side. She died of Leiomyosarcoma cancer. Ruth was 54 years old. Ruth was a deeply loved and loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, …

Hanover Boys Tennis Back to Business

Friday, April 11, 2014

Staff Reports Manchester — The freshman phenom who held down the No. 1 singles position last spring is headed to a tennis academy. Another anticipated returnee opted for prep school. And of the six players to make up the singles ladder to open the season, only one saw …

Letter: Reading the Web, Reading Books

Thursday, April 10, 2014

To the Editor: I just wanted to comment on you front page article “Reading Comprehension Hurt by Web” (April 7). At the Norwich Library the other day, I along with eight other people had our fourth and final meeting to discuss the 1,386 page book War and Peace, …