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N.H. Football Title Games Get New Home

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Concord — First-year NHIAA Executive Director Jeff Collins will have three big reasons to return to Cowell Stadium this fall. The former University of New Hampshire nose guard and defensive tackle will be back at his alma mater on Nov. 22, overseeing the state’s first “championship day” — featuring all three football state title games at the Wildcats’ venerable field. On the Saturday before Thanksgiving at Cowell, Division III will …

Forum, Aug. 28: Why Lebanon College Canceled Classes; Waiting for Annie Kuster; Hanover’s Yard Sale; Are Volunteer Jobs Really Jobs?

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Why Classes Were Called Off To the Editor: You have suggested that the board and administration of Lebanon College should explain our unanticipated decision that the college was not financially strong enough to offer classes this fall (“A College Drops Out: Lebanon College Was an Asset,” Aug. 23). It is a decision that we reached with extreme reluctance and only at a point …

Forum, Aug. 27: Be Wary of TV Campaign Ads; Police Power; Good Candidates

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Be Wary of TV Campaign Ads To the Editor: As we enter into the midterm election cycle, I shudder to imagine what voters will learn from political candidates seeking success. How does one decide whom to vote for? Citizens’ political views can be influenced by many sources. My concern is that, in politics, TV ads are a major source. To cite some numbers …

Ellen T. Weiss

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — A memorial meeting for worship celebrating the life of Ellen T. Weiss (1920 - 2014), who died June 12, will be held on Saturday, Aug. 23 at 6 p.m. at the Hanover Friends Meeting House (Quaker), 43 Lebanon St. Hanover. …

Robert M. Sandoe

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Fort Myers, Fla. — Robert M. Sandoe died of Alzheimer’s disease on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, in Fort Myers. He was born in Bronxville N.Y. on June 30, 1924, and grew up in Pelham Manor, N.Y. and Manhattan. He graduated from St. Bernard’s School in N.Y.C., Kent School …

AT&T Tower Will Piggyback On Moose Mtn.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Hanover — AT&T and the town zoning board have pushed back discussion of building a new 150-foot telecommunications tower on Moose Mountain after the wireless provider struck a deal with New Hampshire Public Television to replace the broadcaster’s existing tower, sited less than a mile away. The agreement …

Hanover to Buy Rescue Boat

Monday, August 18, 2014

Hanover — With the help of private donations, the Hanover Fire Department this month is purchasing a rescue boat and associated equipment to serve a stretch of the Connecticut River near where a relative of a Dartmouth student drowned last year. The town accepted $50,000 last week from …

Going Green: Hanover’s Soccer Trip to Ireland Becomes an Education

Monday, August 18, 2014

On the first day, Rob Grabill nearly freaked out. In normal circumstances, the drive from Shannon Airport in Ireland’s County Clare to the west coast city of Galway takes a little over an hour. When Grabill, Hanover High’s …

Birth Announcements: Aug. 17, 2014

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center GEARON — A son, Fergal Harry Julius McColough Gearon, born on July 12, 2014, to Laura Elizabeth Clauson and Eamonn Peter Bede Gearon, of Hanover. NEEDHAM — A daughter, Immagene Maple Needham, born on July 22, 2014, to Kasey and Jason Needham, of Vershire. SLEATH-WILMOT …

Robert M. Sandoe

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Fort Myers, Fla. — Robert M. Sandoe, formerly of Hanover and Acworth, N.H., died on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014. He leaves his wife, Teddy; two children, Susan and William Sandoe; five grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. …

Jarrett ( Nik) Folley, Jr.

Friday, August 15, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — Jarrett ( Nik) Folley, Jr. died Thursday, May 29, 2014. There will be a celebration of his life, open house at the Norwich Inn in Norwich, Vt. on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Arrangements are under the direction of the …

Lebanon High Athletes Go on Roundball Road Trip

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Lebanon — K.J. Matte and Austin Whaley will head back to Lebanon High School in a few weeks. Perhaps a teacher will assign them a what-I-did-for-summer essay. And both could use four words to sum up their collective …

The Deer Have Seats at the Hanover Garden Buffet

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Have you heard about the new All-You-Can-Eat Buffet in Hanover? It is a vegetarian’s delight with delicious salads of only the freshest organic ingredients. The endless variety of mouth-watering, tender, leafy, greens is beautifully displayed among colorful seasonal …