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Hanover Girls Upset Lebanon, Advance in D-II Tourney

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Lebanon — Wednesday night’s 47-40 overtime playoff win at Lebanon might stand as a microcosm of the Hanover High girls basketball team’s season. The Marauders trailed for much of the night and appeared to be headed to a third straight postseason loss against their bitter rivals. Instead — as Hanover had in winning five of its last six to secure the No. 10 seed in NHIAA Division II — the …

Dresden: Norwich, Hanover Budgets Pass

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Hanover — Voters in Hanover and Norwich approved spending in their interstate school district for the 2015-16 year, resulting in tax rate increases of roughly 4.3 percent and 3.3 percent, respectively. The Dresden budget passed, 999-480, with a proposed $24.6 million in expenditures, a 2.2 percent increase over the current year’s budget. Because Dresden spans two towns in separate states, it doesn’t have …

Local Roundup: Woodstock Skiers Grab Four State Crowns in a Day

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Mendon, Vt. — Say this about this year’s Woodstock Union High School skiing program: When the Wasps go out, they apparently go all out. In what may be one of the most complete performances in Vermont Principals Association history, Woodstock sent its Alpine and Nordic programs to different state championships on Tuesday and …

‘A Tear in the Fabric of Your Life’: Compassionate Friends Offer a Ray of Hope

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Norwich — Six years ago, Sekhar Ramanathan and Tricia Briggs experienced the unimaginable. Their 31/2 year-old son, Kiran Briggs Ramanathan, caught the flu and died a few days later, on Jan. 14, 2009, after an opportunistic infection led …

Engagement: Sutton — Deering

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Hanover — Krisha Deering and David Sutton have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Kelley Graves, of Burton, Mich., and Albert Deering, of Swartz Creek, Mich. She graduated from Kearsley High School in Flint, Mich. …

Hanover Man Named GM of Town’s Improvement Society

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Hanover — Jeff Graham, of Hanover, was named the fourth general manager of the Hanover Improvement Society last month. Graham has been an active community member, serving on the board of the James W. Campion III Ice Skating Rink, the Hanover Hockey Association and is past chairman of …

A Chilly Championship: Hanover Takes Flight for Another State Title

Friday, February 13, 2015

Newport — Call it six degrees and jubilation. On a night that was so cold you thought you’d never be warm again, Hanover High rekindled the triumphant glow, winning its third consecutive state ski jumping championship and concluding …

Daniel R. Stearns

Friday, February 13, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Daniel “Danny” R. Stearns, 61, of Lebanon, N.H. passed away peacefully on the morning of Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, with his family by his side. Danny was born on Jan. 16, 1956, in Claremont, N.H. He was the son of Wayne E. Stearns and Virginia …

Former Dartmouth College ‘Frat Boy’ Andrew Lohse Returns To Retell Tales of Campus

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Hanover — Anti-hazing advocate Andrew Lohse gave a reading from his memoir Tuesday night at Left Bank Books, just weeks before his planned return to Dartmouth College, where he hopes to finish his degree. The book, Confessions of …

Officials Optimistic About TCE Trial Removal at CRREL; Full Remediation Still in the Works

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Hanover — Officials think they may have found an effective way to extract vapors of a toxic chemical from the ground at an Army lab property, but a permanent cleanup remains years away. The first test run in …

Bettina Bacon Adams

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Enfield, N.H. — Bettina Bacon Adams formerly of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., and Enfield, passed away peacefully at Woodlawn Care Center in Newport, N.H. at the age of 88 on Saturday, Feb 7, 2015. She was predeceased by her husband, Donald Lewis Adams Aug. 24, 1978, two nephews, …

A Woman’s Place Could Be in the Gym … If Only More Would Apply to Be H.S. Basketball Coaches

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Claremont — Some things are hard to understand. When Title IX was adopted in 1972, forcing schools to offer and fund female and male athletics equally, there was a bit of an upheaval when men were hired to …

A Life: Peter ‘Pano’ Rodis, 1959-2014; ‘He Wanted to Know That Everyone Was Being Treated Right’

Monday, February 9, 2015

Sharon — While Pano Rodis found many ways to help people and take on the status quo in communities and institutions of the Upper Valley, finding the time for those efforts posed a challenge. And now there is …