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Hartford High’s Connor Brooks (19) competes against a Colchester defender during the Hurricane’s Vermont Division I boys soccer semifinal against the Lakers on Oct. 29, 2013. Brooks was recently honored as the state’s top male scholar-athlete by the Vermont State Athletic Directors Association.
Valley News file — Greg Fennell

H.S. Notebook: Hartford’s Brooks Is Vermont’s Top Scholar-Athlete

Thursday, November 20, 2014

White River Junction — Given his own work rarely intersects with Connor Brooks’ academic pursuits, Hartford High boys soccer coach Kevin Guilbault still finds himself impressed with what he hears about his senior striker. Others have been left with that notion as well. Brooks recently received a dual honor from the Vermont State Athletic Directors Association. The VSADA named him …

Veteran Coach Warnken Still Going Strong

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Newport — Bill Warnken has been coaching basketball for 37 consecutive years. He has coached high school boys and girls, collegiate boys and girls and is so enamored by the sport that for two years he traveled 176 miles a day just to coach. “It keeps the rust off,” said the 66-year-old Warnken, …

Raymond William LaBombard, Sr.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — Raymond William LaBombard, Sr. passed away on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, surrounded by family and friends. He was born Aug. 19, 1925, on Greensboro Road in Hanover, to William and Dora (Colcord) LaBombard. Ray attended Lebanon High School and served in the United States Army. He married Sally A. Hawes in the chapel at Fort Drum, N.Y. on Feb. 29, …

Co-op Denies Wrongdoing In Dismissals

Friday, November 7, 2014

Woodstock — The Hanover Consumer Cooperative Society has denied in court filings that it violated the rights of two former employees who filed a wrongful termination complaint last month. The Co-op also has asked to have the complaint thrown out because it was filed in Vermont, where the …

Nancy C. Sully

Friday, November 7, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — A memorial service for Nancy C. Sully, who died Oct. 26, 2014, will be at St. Barnabas Church, 262 Main St., Norwich Vt., Saturday, Nov. 8, at 1 p.m. Reception to follow in parish hall. …

Grafton County Commissioners Retain Seats

Friday, November 7, 2014

North Haverhill — Democrats have retained control of both the Grafton County legislative delegation and the county commission. All three county commissioners won re-election, according to election returns posted Thursday on the Secretary of State’s website. Hanover Democrat …

Hanover Girls Storm Into D-II Final

Friday, November 7, 2014

Nashua, n.h. — As if answering a cue from some meteorological messenger, raindrops began to fall hard and heavy just as the Hanover High girls soccer team took to Stellos Stadium for their NHIAA Division II semifinal with Portsmouth on Thursday night. The Marauders made sure not to …

An Examination Of 19th-Century Sex and Intimacy

Thursday, November 6, 2014

On stage at the Moore Theater at the Hopkins Center, Emma Orme and Max Samuels are engaged in the delicate, complicated act of undressing each other. It’s a tender, deliberate disrobing made more laborious by the fact that …

Carolyn “Crinny” Wende Niles

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — Carolyn “Crinny” Wende Niles died peacefully, with her family at her side, on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, in Hanover. She was on born May 24, 1939, in Buffalo, N.Y. Carolyn was happily married to John Adams Niles of Mendham, N.J. for 53 years. Together they …

Local and Regional Briefs: Thursday, Nov. 6

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Hanover Community Invited To ‘Coffee With a Cop’ Hanover — Officers from the Hanover Police Department are hosting a public event this weekend for residents to discuss community issues and build relationships with them in an informal setting. The event, dubbed “Coffee with a Cop,” is scheduled for …

Election Day

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Undecided voter Pam Aman, of Hanover, asks Scott Brown supporter and Dartmouth College sophomore Abraham Herrera, of Machesney Park, Ill., about his opinion of the Republican Senate candidate outside the polls at Hanover High School on Tuesday. Valley …

Pinkerton Eliminates Hanover Boys in PKs

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Exeter, n.h. — Nervous about his team’s chances entering penalty kicks at the end of Wednesday’s NHIAA Division II semifinal against Hanover, longtime Pinkerton Academy boys soccer coach Kerry Boles used a simple philosophy to find peace of …

Democrats Appear to Hold on to Canaan, Enfield House Seats

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Grafton/Mascoma New Hampshire House Democrats from Canaan and Enfield appeared likely to hold their seats versus Republican challengers on Tuesday, but a Democratic incumbent from Grafton was ousted by a selectman there. In Grafton 10, state Rep. Wendy Piper, D-Enfield, handily won her second term against first-time candidate …