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Bobbi-Jo Vail, of White River Junction, Vt. cleans off her car after shopping in West Lebanon, N.H. on Nov. 26, 2014. Vail said that she was happy about the snow. 
Valley News - Jennifer Hauck

Snow Blankets Upper Valley

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Hanover — On the first real snow of the term, it’s an unwritten tradition at Dartmouth College that students drop what they’re doing and come tumbling out of the campus’ brick and ivy edifices to hurl snowballs, laughing and socializing in an impromptu melee with often hundreds of combatants. But on Wednesday, the last day of final exams, the eve …

Carolyn Kupferberg Sapir

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — Carolyn Kupferberg Sapir, of Hanover, formerly of Riverdale, N.Y., died on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, surrounded by her family, from pancreatic cancer. She is survived by Louis Sapir, her beloved husband of 64 years, and two cherished daughters, Margaret Sapir of Wilton, Conn. and Joan Sapir of Newton, Mass., and their husbands, Mitchell Rapoport and Joel Ristuccia. She is also …

Local Roundup: Quartet Chosen for Lions Cup

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Concord — Four Upper Valley soccer standouts will represent their schools one last time next summer as members of the New Hampshire roster for the Twin State Lions Cup matches against Vermont. Hanover’s Luke Strohbehn and Susanna Penfield, Lebanon’s Rachael Townsend and Stevens’ Daniel Croteau were chosen for the two Granite State squads, …

Marauders Back on Top

Sunday, November 16, 2014

The first decade of the new millennium belonged to the Hanover girls soccer team: five titles in the first eight years. However, since 2008, the title waterfall was shut down — boasting only a runner-up visit to the …

Volunteer Spotlight: Game Night at Spark

Sunday, November 16, 2014

A recent casino night at Spark, a community center for people with special needs in Lebanon, featured card and dice games and was organized by Dartmouth College students from the Tucker Foundation’s Spark Club. Students from Chi Heorot …

Barbara Ellen (Lange) Smith

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Fairlee, Vt. — Barbara Ellen (Lange) Smith, 82, died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, at Blue Spruce Home for the Elderly in Bradford, Vt. She was born in Pike, N.H., in her grandparents’ home on Feb. 14, 1932, the daughter of William and Rowena (Hartley) Lange. She received her …

James (Jimmie) G. Richardson

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — James (Jimmie) G. Richardson, 75, passed away in his sleep with love from his family in his heart at his home in Hartland, on the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. James was born on June 28, 1939, in Hanover, N.H., the son of Floyd …

Dartmouth Probes Cheating Allegations

Friday, November 14, 2014

Hanover — A Dartmouth College professor has accused scores of students, many of them athletes, of cheating on in-class quizzes in his sports ethics course. Department of Religion Chairman Randall Balmer alleges that on Oct. 30, 43 students …

Sally Wriggins

Friday, November 14, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — Sally Wriggins died at Kendal on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014. She was born in Seattle, Wash. on May 6, 1922. Her parents were Hazel Norris and Winthrop Tewksbury Hovey. She attended Reed College and Haverford and worked for the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration …

Canaan Man Pleads Guilty to Assault, Rioting at Dartmouth

Thursday, November 13, 2014

North Haverhill — A 26-year-old Canaan man has pleaded guilty to his role in attacking a Dartmouth College student as he crossed the campus green in July and is serving a three- to seven-year sentence in New Hampshire state prison. Mark Ruppel was sentenced Nov. 3 for assaulting …

Dress Rehearsal

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Isabelle Hall, 14, pins on part of her costume before a Revels North performance of “Costumes Through the Ages” at Kendal in Hanover on Wednesday evening. The performance was an abridged version of the upcoming Christmas Revels show, …

Dartmouth Mulls Switch in Fuels

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Hanover — Dartmouth College is exploring an energy plan that would end the college’s heavy reliance on No. 6 fuel oil to heat and power much of its campus, possibly moving toward a deal with a Hanover developer working on a natural gas plant proposed for the Route …

Hartland Scientist Wins Breakthrough

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Hartland — Growing up in Hartland, Victor Ambros said he was “not a genius and not particularly talented in any special way.” But, he was fascinated by the natural world. “The more you think about things, the more …