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David’s House Receives $500 Community Spirit Grant

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Lebanon — David’s House in Lebanon has been awarded $500 from Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation’s Community Spirit 9/11 mini-grant program. The money will be used to provide home-away-from-home support for families with children receiving treatment through Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth. Since opened in 1986, the nonprofit has hosted more than 13,000 families, according to its website. The grant program commemorates Harvard Pilgrim employees who died on Sept. 11, 2001. …

The Original, and Best

Sunday, March 29, 2015

As one of the original high school girls hockey programs in New Hampshire, Hanover High has always thrived on its tradition. With every passing season comes a new chapter of excellence, including this winter’s 19-2-1 team that won the program’s sixth consecutive state championship. The achievement is nothing new for the Marauders, who …

Skating ‘Spectacular’ Helps Support CHaD

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Hanover — A skating show at Dartmouth College last month raised $5,600 for Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. Matching funds will bring the total contribution to $11,200. The Skating Club at Dartmouth’s annual Skating Spectacular featured solos and group numbers by club members, who range from preschool to college age. Members of Dartmouth’s figure …

Liberty Utilities Seeks 55 Percent Decrease in Summer Rates

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Concord — Liberty Utilities predicts its average customers will see their monthly electric bills drop by $47 this spring, signaling an end to a winter period when electricity rates across the state spiked by as much as 100 percent in some cases. The utility announced yesterday that it …

Volunteer Spotlight: A Helping Hand at the Humane Society

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Etna — For more than 20 years, during the spring, summer and fall, Sally Batton and her family have welcomed dozens of foster kittens from the Upper Valley Humane Society into their home, caring for them and helping …

At the Hospitals: March 22, 2015

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Gets Spot On ‘Great Places to Work’ List Lebanon — Dartmouth-Hitchcock has been named one of 150 “Great Places to Work in Healthcare” by the industry journal Becker’s Hospital Review. It was selected based on its benefits …

Engagement: Csatari — Steinbaugh

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Hanover — Judith B. and Thomas Csatari, of Hanover, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Alexandra Csatari, to Michael John Steinbaugh. The bride-to-be graduated from Hanover High School in 2001 and earned a bachelor’s degree in music …

Engagement: Birnie — Koch

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Hanover — Dick and Pietie Birnie, of Hanover, have announced the engagement of their son, Peter Van Dyk Birnie, to Kathryn Lang Koch. The bride-to-be is the daughter of June Koch, of Exeter, N.H., and graduated from Phillips …

Municipal Managers Decry Cost-Shifting in N.H. Budget Plan

Saturday, March 21, 2015

West Lebanon — With the New Hampshire Legislature weighing sweeping cuts to the state budget, some of which could affect services relied upon by Upper Valley residents, municipal managers this week decried what they called the prospective “downshifting” of state costs onto local government and property owners . …

Patricia S. Carruth

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Berlin, Vt. — Patricia S. Carruth, 85, of 2 North Franklin Street, died Saturday, March 14, 2015, at Woodridge Nursing Home in Berlin, where she had been a volunteer since its inception. Pat was born Nov. 25, 1929, in Schenectady, N.Y., the youngest daughter of George and Victoria …

H.S. Notebook: Capital League Names TA’s Pomeroy Player of Year

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

A visit to Saturday’s VBCA Senior All-Star Games put Eric Ward in a wistful mood. As Thetford Academy senior Michaela Pomeroy ran around the Windsor High School floor in her Division III-IV girls basketball finale, Ward thought about …

Henry R. Schramm, Sr.

Monday, March 16, 2015

Dover, N.H. — GySgt. Henry R. Schramm, Sr. (Ret.), 88, of Dover died peacefully at home in Dover on Saturday, March 7, 2015. The Gunny was born June 9, 1926 in New Haven, Conn.; son of the late Henry A. Schramm and Anna Whitney Schramm. He attended Hillhouse …

It Ain’t Over ’til Senior Year: Even With D-I in Future, Hartman Happy Scoring for Hanover

Monday, March 16, 2015

Manchester — Matti Hartman’s first hockey rink was built by her father, out of love for the game and the two children who would be playing it. Gregg Hartman, a Philadelphia native and Flyers fan whose pleasant memories …