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Arthur James Dupont

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Port Orange, Fla. — Arthur James (AJ) Dupont, 25, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Port Orange on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. AJ was born in Hanover, N.H. on March 1, 1989, son of James and Mary (Durgin) Dupont. He lived in Fairlee, Vt. until 2005 when the family moved to Florida. AJ attended Rivendell Academy then graduated from ATC and attended Daytona State College. He worked in various jobs in the Culinary field and was passionate about cooking (and eating!) He had recently purchased a food cart and was gearing up to start his own business. AJ was very tuned in to his Celtic roots and took himself on a memorable trip to …

Hanover-Norwich 2014-15 Bus Routes

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Forum, Aug. 19: Meet the Candidates; America and Its Wars; Co-op Transparency

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Meet Legislative Candidates To the Editor: All Norwich, Sharon, Strafford and Thetford voters are invited to a forum for the primary candidates for the Windsor-Orange-2 state representative seats, sponsored by the Norwich Women’s Club and the League of Women Voters of the Upper Valley. The forum will be held tonight from 7-8:30 p.m. in the multipurpose room of Tracy Hall in Norwich. Nancy …

Randy “Spike” Wagoner

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Etna, N.H. — A memorial service for Randy G. Wagoner, 49, who died April 28, 2014, will be held Friday, Aug. 15 at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Etna, with the Rev. Ted Brayman officiating. Interment will follow at the cemetery on Rt. 14 in …

Katharine Van Vechten Myers

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — Kathy Myers of Hanover, died on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, surrounded by her family. Kathy was born in 1922 in Little Falls, N.Y. to Frederick R. and Margaret Ives Van Vechten. She spent her childhood in Rye, N.Y. where she attended the Rye Country Day …

A Life: Arthur W. Mudge, 1929-2014; ‘Most Faithful Boy’

Monday, August 11, 2014

Hanover — If Art Mudge ran across a road that he had not been down before in his beloved state of New Hampshire, he’d take it. It didn’t matter if the side trip might take him and his …

An Inventor’s Unconventional Life

Friday, August 8, 2014

Near the beginning of Paul Lazarus’s feature-length documentary Sling Sh ot , about the inventor Dean Kamen and his quest to bring clean water to parts of the developing world, Kamen invites Lazarus and his film crew into …

William T. Doyle

Friday, August 8, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — William T. Doyle of Hanover died Sunday 3, Aug. 2014, after an 8-month illness. Bill Doyle was born Dec. 5 1925, in New Britain, Conn. to Thomas W. and Kathleen McConn Doyle. Tom Doyle was a newspaperman and small businessman who invested all he had …

Forum, Aug. 8: Poison Parsnips, Co-op Plaudits; Rethinking Mideast Headlines; The Mascoma River Greenway

Friday, August 8, 2014

Poison Parsnip, Co-op Plaudits To the Editor: Odd bedfellows, perhaps — a toxic invasive plant and the oft-discussed (of late) Co-op Food Stores. But Upper Valley residents should know about this noxious relative of our beloved carrot, and how the Co-op recently took quick action to stem its …

Co-op Faces Parking Squeeze

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Hanover — The Hanover Consumer Cooperative Society may have to narrow the spaces in its Hanover Co-op Food Store’s parking lot, depending on what the Zoning Board decides at a meeting Thursday night. A proposal approved by the Planning Board would have the Co-op squeeze its parking spaces …

Local & Regional Briefs for Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Lebanon Man Charged In Hanover Assault Hanover — The police department on Monday charged a Lebanon man in the assault of a 53-year-old Hanover resident early in the morning on Sunday, July 27. The suspect, Sean Merrihew, 23, …

Forum, Aug. 6: The Great War; Sharing the Wealth; Rewriting Gaza Headlines, Neighbors Need Help

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

The Great War, Reconsidered To the Editor: Nicola Smith did a fine job in describing the many ways the Great War influenced “almost everything that happened afterward,” inviting thoughtful contributions from our community. Jim Fox interestingly pointed out that Rudyard Kipling’s history of the Irish Guards in World …

Dartmouth Lands Reading Study Grant Reading Instruction

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Lebanon — Researchers have received a $340,000 grant to investigate the effectiveness of intensive reading instruction for third-graders from the Lebanon School District. Dartmouth Department of Education and the Stern Center for Language and Learning in Williston, Vt., received the three-year award last week from the National Science …