Hanover

Lack of Snow Forces Cancellation of Several Local, Annual Winter Events

Friday, February 12, 2016

Hanover — When it came time for Hanover to harvest ice for the ice castle at the annual Occom Pond Party, it was 45 degrees and no ice was to be found. It is one of the reasons that, for the first time in 19 years, the annual event will not take place this Saturday. “This was a very difficult, hard decision to make,” said Liz Burdette, assistant director for …

Man With the Golden Boot: Hanover Senior Wins Top Soccer Honor

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Hanover — It’s a good thing Hanover High senior Asa Berolzheimer is heading off to college soccer soon. He’s running out of high school awards to win. The Marauders’ attacking midfielder added to his trophy case on Thursday with the Gatorade Player of the Year award for New Hampshire boys soccer, the fifth …

Ruth Goldsmith

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Hanover, N.H. — Ruth Goldsmith died Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, at the Wheelock Terrace Assisted Living facility in Hanover, N.H. She was born Sept. 9, 1923, to Julia and Edward Danziger. Ruth grew up in Brooklyn, with Prospect Park serving as her playground. As a child, her summers were spent with her siblings and cousins in the eastern Catskills, a region she loved …

Valley Parents: After Getting Sober, Brandy Cheney Counsels Young People

Friday, February 5, 2016

Springfield, Vt. — The turning point for Brandy Cheney came on a summer night in 2014, when she hopped into her car to pick up a relative, even though she was intoxicated. The Bellows Falls police pulled her …

Valley Parents: A Teen Substance Abuse Counselor Shares Observations From 40-Year Career

Friday, February 5, 2016

In his more than 40 years as a teen substance abuse counselor in the Upper Valley, Donlon Wade has witnessed a disturbing development: Kids are starting to use substances at an earlier age and more frequently than in …

Day Care Builder Challenges Planning Board

Friday, February 5, 2016

Lebanon — The owner of the River Valley Club is seeking permission from the Lebanon Planning Board not to install sprinklers in a new day care building, a requirement he says the board cannot impose. Lebanon attorney Barry Schuster, who has been contracted by fitness club owner Joe …

Dartmouth Working to Address Garage Concerns

Friday, February 5, 2016

Hanover — Dartmouth College officials say they are working to allay concerns from neighbors that a parking garage the college wants to build on West Wheelock Street will block light and change the character of the corridor. The …

Art Notes: Painter Eric Aho Looks Deep Into a Hole in the Ice

Thursday, February 4, 2016

On a recent mild day, the painter Eric Aho stood on a frozen pond in Walpole, N.H., and, taking a 6-foot-long saw, begin slicing through the 6- inch-thick ice as easily as if it were birthday cake. When …

Theater Review: ‘Mad Love’ Exposes 20-Somethings Stumbling Toward Intimacy

Thursday, February 4, 2016

The sharpest comedy has a way of slicing into meaty issues, and Mad Love, by Hanover playwright Marisa Smith, deftly carves up love, sex, dating and commitment in the Internet age. Now in a world premiere production at Northern Stage’s Barrette Center for the Arts, Mad Love follows …

Alison McCallum May

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Hanover, N.H. — Alison McCallum May, age 85, died peacefully at home in Hanover, on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, surrounded by family. Born July 13, 1930, to James Dow McCallum, a professor of English at Dartmouth College, and Margaret Beck McCallum, Alison was raised in Hanover. She graduated …

Alison McCallum

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Hanover, N.H. — Alison McCallum May, age 85, died peacefully at home in Hanover, on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, surrounded by family. Born July 13, 1930, to James Dow McCallum, a professor of English at Dartmouth College, and Margaret Beck McCallum, Alison was raised in Hanover. She graduated …

Local Roundup: Locals Split CVC Cross Country Ski Titles

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Strafford — The Lebanon High boys and Hanover High girls came home with Connecticut Valley Conference cross country skiing championships on Tuesday without the benefit of celebrating an individual victory. Instead, the Raiders and Marauders did a good …

Bush Looks Ahead After Stumbling in Iowa

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Hanover — Coming off a sixth-place finish from Monday’s Iowa caucuses, Jeb Bush told a packed ballroom at the Hanover Inn that he’s glad to be campaigning in the Granite State. “I’m pretty excited about where we are …