Hi 76° | Lo 60°


Hanover's Sam Strohbehn.
Photo courtesy Hanover High

Hanover Soccer Opens With Last-Minute Win

Friday, August 29, 2014

Hanover — After losing more than three-fourths of its total scoring production from last year’s undefeated state championship squad, one of the biggest questions facing the Hanover High boys soccer team this season is where its goals are going to come from. With six seconds remaining in Friday’s season opener against Bishop Guertin, at least one answer finally came for the Marauders. Sophomore striker Sam Strohbehn —the younger brother of 2013 Hanover graduate and former Marauders leading scorer Ian Strohbehn — uncorked a left-footed beauty from the left side in the final seconds, beating Cardinals goalie Ryan Schweizer for a 1-0 Hanover win in the …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …