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Hanover High School, as seen from the sidewalk on Lebanon Street on Sept. 13, 2007. (Valley News - Nicholas Richer)

Giving Teens a Level of Freedom

Friday, August 1, 2014

Hanover — Stop by the Hanover Co-op around noon on a weekday during the school year and you will be confronted with a familiar sight: a flood of teenagers chatting and laughing with friends as they roam the aisles in search of lunch. You may have seen them and asked yourself, “Are these kids allowed to be out of school?” …

Forum, Aug. 1: Columnist Fatigue; Co-op Principles; Shop Locally, but Be Earth-Friendly

Friday, August 1, 2014

A Case of Columnist Fatigue To the Editor: Experiencing Co-op fatigue? No, I’m experiencing a severe case of Kenyon fatigue. In his latest screed (“Bunker Mentality,” July 27), he dismisses the letters and testimony of employees who claim to be happy with their jobs and well-treated as being intimidated or insufficiently serious (since they are “happy with collecting a paycheck and receiving decent …

Upper Valley Man Seeking Donations to Assist Ebola Sufferers

Friday, August 1, 2014

Hanover — A Hanover man is accepting donations to provide the nonprofit Friends of Liberia with resources to respond to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, which has killed hundreds, shuttered schools and forced volunteers to flee the country. Peter Murdza is the treasurer for the nonprofit, which is registered in Washington, D.C., and all donations go right to his Etna mailbox. As …

New Hampshire’s ‘Multistate’ Insurance Plans Sow Confusion

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Hanover — As consumer alerts go, the New Hampshire Insurance Department’s July 17 “clarification on ‘multistate’ plans” was a bit dry. The alert concerned a pair of so-called multistate insurance plans sold on the federally operated Health Insurance …

Entertainment Highlights: Anais Mitchell Workshops Her ‘Hadestown’ Song Cycle at Dartmouth

Thursday, July 24, 2014

During her concert tonight at Dartmouth’s Moore Theatre, Vermont-bred singer-songwriter Anais Mitchell expects to perform a few songs from Hadestown, her folk/rock opera that re-imagines the Greek myth of Orpheus and Euridyce, with her longtime collaborator Michael Chorney. …

Forum, July 24: More Co-op; Less Greed; ‘Tabasco?’; All This and Chocolate Chips

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Employment Issues Are Complex To the Editor: With regard to Sunday’s editorial (“The Co-op Firings,” July 20): Everyone who has ever managed a business with many employees is familiar with the difficulties of personnel management and the delicate balance required between the need for fairness and transparency, on …

Katherine Garland

Thursday, July 24, 2014

West Yarmouth, Mass. — Katherine Garland, 95, passed away in her home at Mayflower Place on Friday, July 18, 2014. She was born Aug. 23, 1918, in Springfield, Mass., the daughter of George W. Rice and Blanche Klakring Rice. A resident of Yarmouth Port, Mass., since 1973, she …

Co-op Board Hears Concerns at Long Meeting

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Hanover — About 300 members of the Hanover Consumer Cooperative Society packed the Hanover High School auditorium Wednesday, with many demanding that two fired employees be reinstated and denouncing the way Co-op Food Stores management handled the terminations. Others, including several Co-op employees, voiced their support for management …

Thomas Stark

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Plano, Ill. — Thomas Stark, age 67, of Plano passed away unexpectedly on Monday, July 7, 2014, at his home. He was born on Dec. 17, 1946, in Hanover, N.H. the son of Chester and Margaret Stark. Thomas served his country in the United Stated Army and was …

Forum, July 23: More About the Co-op; No More Co-op; Thanks, Shawn Braley

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Don’t Rush to Judgment To the Editor: The recent controversy about firings at the Co-op seems to revolve around how a values-based organization could so abruptly dismiss employees considered by many to be very competent and helpful. We have long been Co-op members and one of us served …

Lebanon Schools Sell Sacred Heart

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Lebanon — The Lebanon School District has sold the last of four former schools shuttered in recent years under a consolidation plan. The district sold the .78-acre former Sacred Heart School property to SSVK, LLC for $415,000 on …

Summer Journal: Warm Weather Brings Shakespeare’s Plays to Life

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Anguished cries of lovers lost to knife and poison filled the air outside the Aidron Duckworth Art Museum on Bean Road in Meriden one warm evening earlier this month. Under a setting sun, the Cornish-based Momentum Theatre Troupe …

Growing Up a Hazard to Golf: Real World Claims Talent From NHGA

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Goffstown, n.h. — Michael Killam didn’t see the question coming. When he comprehended it, he needed a few moments to gain his composure. The blessing of the New Hampshire Golf Association’s state championship format — a weeklong grind …