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Peter Lorillard Tailer

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Hanover, N.H. — Peter Lorillard Tailer left to join his wife, Geraldine Tailer on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. After retiring Windfarm Museum on Martha’s Vineyard, they both chose to live in Kendal in Hanover. They continued to follow their dreams by working with hospice, gardening, inventing. Gerry supported Peter as he continued to peruse his life long passion of building anti-gravity machines. Peter supported Gerry in her pursuit of perfect …

More Than Skiing: Sunapee Jumpers Keep Coach in Minds, Hearts

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Plymouth, n.h. — Sunapee High’s ski jumping team sat together at a table in back of Plymouth High School’s cafeteria Friday night. Like all seven high school teams in attendance, the Lakers awaited Friday’s results for the New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association ski jumping championships, hosted on a redesigned, refurbished hill behind Plymouth’s …

Lack of Snow Forces Cancellation of Several Annual Winter Events in the Upper Valley

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 …

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 …

One Injured, At Least Eight Displaced as Hartford Village Fire Guts House

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Hartford Village — One man was transported to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center with burns to his arms and at least eight people were displaced following a kitchen fire that destroyed a four-unit apartment building on Maple Street Wednesday afternoon. …

Candidates Pivot To New Hampshire

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Claremont — With voting in Iowa over, the presidential candidates still standing are headed to New Hampshire for a week of what for many will be last-chance campaigning. Three candidates, including U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., will be in the Upper Valley today, and two other heavyweights — …

Local Roundup: Hanover’s Hartman Joins 200-Point Club

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Exeter, n.h. — If Matti Hartman was going to become the second member of the Hanover High girls hockey program’s career 200-point club, at least she wasn’t going to make people wait for the moment to pass. The …

Dartmouth Proposes Parking Garage

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Hanover — A zoning amendment proposed by Dartmouth College would allow the school to build a parking garage along West Wheelock Street as part of a planned expansion. The amendment would push the campus “institutional” district out to the intersection of West Wheelock and Thayer Drive, and would …

George Dewey Sorenson

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Meriden, N.H. — George Dewey Sorenson, 88, Professor of Pathology, Emeritus, at the Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth College, died peacefully at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, lovingly surrounded by his family and friends. The son of George Dewey Sorenson, Sr. and Vera Sorenson, he …

Local Roundup: Raiders Win at N.H. Track Tuneup

Monday, February 1, 2016

Durham, n.h. — Wins for Corrine Kennedy and Kath Merchant and Marcus Roper’s second-place finish in the boys shot put highlighted limited participation by the Lebanon and Hanover indoor track and field teams in Sunday’s visit to the final regular-season New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association meet, held at …

Property Owner, Hanover Officials Clash Over Junk, Access, Pollution Allegations

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Hanover — When it comes to solving problems, Hanover doesn’t lack for resources. The municipal budget runs well over $22 million; the tax base has swelled to $2 billion with the properties of doctors, attorneys, financiers and professors; …

Roaring 20s Series: Dartmouth Junior Kimberly Mei Finds Volunteering Is ‘Good for the Soul’

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Earlier this month, Dartmouth College junior Kimberly Mei was wondering how to observe her 21st birthday. She would celebrate on the weekend, but her actual birthday fell on a weeknight and she had class until 10 p.m. “I …