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 Kimberly Baker-Farr and John Farr

Wedding: Baker — Farr

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Etna — Kimberly A. Baker and John H. Farr were married on June 28, 2014. The bride is the daughter of Jane and Tom Thompson, of Chester, Vt. She graduated from Springfield (Vt.) High School in 1989 and is employed at Dartmouth College. The bridegroom is the son of Ellie and Ron Farr, of Etna. He graduated from Hanover High School in 1985 and is employed at Dartmouth College. The wedding took place at the home of the bridegroom’s parents in Etna. The bride’s father escorted her down the aisle, and Brian Rich, a justice of the peace, presided over the ceremony. Olivia Bartlett, the …

Serving Hospitality in Hanover, One Order At a Time

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Becky Schneider loves Dartmouth College students, and she loves Hanover. She better. For thirty years, Schneider has been serving them breakfast and burgers at Lou’s Restaurant in Hanover. “I tell people, I come with the building,” she said. Schneider, 53, takes orders, serves food and chats with her customers. Occasionally, she straps on …

Local Roundup: Oxbow No Pushover, but Wasps Prevail

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — The Woodstock Union High football team didn’t find out until Friday it would be down a running back Saturday against Oxbow due to illness. Luckily for the Wasps, they had plenty of others to supply firepower. Three Woodstock running backs combined for five touchdowns as the three-time defending Vermont Division …

Local Roundup: South Royalton Outlasts Chelsea in Score-Fest

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Chelsea — The South Royalton boys went to a soccer match on Wednesday, and a shooting gallery broke out. Sam Berk piled up five goals and Keanan Thompson made the game-winning strike the topper of a four-goal afternoon …

Bare Booths in Upper Valley

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Hanover — Neither voters nor the major candidates in New Hampshire’s primary made much of an appearance in the Upper Valley Tuesday, as polls were sleepy and a U.S. Senate candidate’s wife stood in for her husband as …

Forrester, Little Win Contested Primaries

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

State Sen. Jeanie Forrester turned back a challenge Tuesday against a Free State Project Republican from Grafton in the New Hampshire Senate District 2 primary. The Meredith Republican, who chairs the Senate Finance Committee and is seeking a third term, had 79 percent of the vote, compared to …

Brown to Face Shaheen

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Concord — U.S. Senate candidate Scott Brown came away with a decisive win in a three-way Republican primary Tuesday, setting the stage for a highly anticipated showdown with first-term U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H. The two have been …

Hanover Newcomer Finds Field Hockey to Her Liking

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

White River Junction — Julie Montgomery never played field hockey before this summer, but Hanover High is sure glad she came aboard. The athletic junior, whose best sport is ice hockey, beat two Hartford defenders late in the second half Tuesday, feeding teammate Georgina Stern for a 2-on-none …

Local Roundup: Hanover Volleys to Victory

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Weare, n.h. — Riding a 20-point run of serve from junior Zoe McElwain during the second set, the Hanover High volleyball team opened its season with an emphatic 3-0 sweep of John Stark on Monday evening. The Marauders (1-0) prevailed by scores of 25-13, 25-5 and 25-20, and …

Hanover Discusses Deer Herd

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Hanover — A panel of forest and game experts met in Howe Library on Monday night to discuss potential responses to the growing presence of deer, especially near the populated parts of town, where residents say they are …

Fresh Volunteer

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Volunteers spent Monday afternoon at nonprofit agencies across the Upper Valley participating in Granite United Way’s annual Upper Valley Day of Caring. Akhila Kovvuri, an incoming freshman at Dartmouth College, joined other student volunteers at Upper Valley Haven, …

A Life: George Tidman, 1930 - 2014; ‘He Kept Himself Busy’

Monday, September 8, 2014

Norwich — Within a minute of meeting the 70-something gentleman at the Dartmouth Fitness Center early in the new century, Hugh Mellert knew he was dealing with a live one. “He came up and said, ‘I want to …

Deer Experts to Give Talk in Hanover

Monday, September 8, 2014

Hanover — Deer management experts from Cornell University and from federal and state agencies will visit the Howe Library on Monday evening to discuss ways to maintain forest health as deer populations rise around the center of town. “We’ve seen a real uptick in the number of deer …