Hanover

Storms Down Trees, Take Out Power

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Hanover — Soggy soil and the occasional sharp gust toppled several trees throughout the Upper Valley during Wednesday’s rainstorms, in one case cutting power to more than a hundred people. Though air currents were “not terribly strong,” Mike Kistner, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Gray, Maine, said over the phone Wednesday, “The ground is very soft, so it doesn’t take as much wind to uproot trees.” And …

Food Notes: Thetford Native Wins Fellowship to Research Cheesemaking

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Thetford resident Linnea Burnham is spending the next 13 months traveling the world to learn about making artisanal cheese. Burnham, who graduated from Middlebury College earlier this year, is one of the 50 members of the Thomas J. Watson Foundation’s 47th class of fellows, which provides her with a $30,000 stipend to cover …

The Best Seat on the Water: Etna’s Desaulniers Set to Power UNH Men’s Crew Team

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Hanover — When David Desaulniers needs to get things going, he will come up with some crazy stuff. “The legs feed the wolf, gentlemen!” he once bellowed in the heat of a race. There were no wolves out there on the water, just eight pairs of legs driving the University of New Hampshire …

Engagement Announcement: Johnson — Weinstein

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Lyme — James N. and Miriam Weinstein, of Lyme, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Shelsey Jane, to Patrick Owen Johnson, son of Stephen P. and Paula Doherty Johnson of Lincoln, Mass. The couple met at Middlebury …

Big Class, High Spirits in Hanover

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Hanover — The intermittent thunder from the sweltering Hanover High School gym Friday night was generated by one of the largest graduating classes in the school’s history — 198 seniors — and an overflow crowd of jubilant admirers. …

Goalie Backstops Windham Past Hanover for D-II Lacrosse Title

Friday, June 12, 2015

Exeter, n.h. — Can we be honest for a minute here? In a world of whale autopsy technicians, porta-potty cleaners and sewer inspectors, the job of lacrosse goaltender has to rank right up there. Think about it. You …

Entertainment Highlights: Time and Movement — Corinth Resident Raises Money to Make a Dance Film

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Mina Lawton describes the choreography for her second short film as “a reflection upon the relationship between time and identity, with … three dancers portraying the past, present and future of one person.” Right now, the clock is …

Isabel Cooper Riley

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Isabel Cooper Riley died peacefully on Sunday, May 24, 2015, having enjoyed a life filled with grace and panache. Born in Montreal, she graduated from Trafalgar School for Girls and attended McGill University. She began to ski at age three and was proud to ski …

West Lebanon Man Honored for Community Service

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Hanover — Lt. Col. Nicholas Collins, of West Lebanon, was honored with a ceremony last month at the Richard W. Black Center. Byron Young, who led the organizing efforts, said the idea was to recognize Collins, who retired …

At the Hospitals: June 7, 2015

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Alice Peck Day Names RN of the Year Lebanon — Pat Ferraro, a registered nurse in Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital’s Medical Surgical Unit, was named 2015 RN of the year in celebration of National Nurses Week, held …

Hop Audience Engagement Director Tapped for Arts Leadership Program

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Hanover — The audience engagement director at Hopkins Center for the Arts at Dartmouth College has been selected to take part in a national arts leadership program. Joe Clifford will represent the New England region in the Association …

On to the Final: Hanover Outlasts Portsmouth in Lacrosse Semis

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Exeter, n.h. — Playing its way to the New Hampshire Division II championship game is sweet for the Hanover High girls lacrosse team, but beating Portsmouth to get there makes it just a bit richer. The Marauders came out flying and torched the Clippers’ defense in a 20-15 …

Yvonne Franz Herz

Friday, June 5, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Yvonne Franz Herz passed peacefully into eternity at noon on Friday, June 5, 2015, from the Kendal Health Center in Hanover. Formerly of Rowayton and Darien, Conn., St. Barthelemy, French West Indies and Norwich, Vt. Born to Elmer and Ester Franz in Cincinnati, Ohio on …