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William “Bill” Cogswell

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Wilton, N.Y. — William “Bill” Cogswell passed away peacefully at Saratoga Hospital on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, with his loving family at his side. He was born on June 17, 1939, in South Hampton, Long Island, N.Y. Bill was the son of John W. and Lucy Cogswell. Bill graduated with his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College in 1961, and went on to receive two Masters Degrees from Brown University and Dartmouth. Bill spent 36 years as Chairman of the Math Department at Hanover High School. He was involved in local committees working to better education in the Dresden School District. Bill was a beloved teacher and very active at St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church where he …

Local Roundup: Stevens Grabs Unified Hoop Victory

Monday, January 26, 2015

Claremont — Tyler Erickson had 24 points to lead the Stevens High unified basketball team over Hanover on Monday night, 38-32, at Carr Gymnasium. Walter Mosenthal had 16 points for Hanover (0-4), which also received eight from Brandon Gile and four from Kate Enneper. The Marauders host Hopkinton, to which Hanover lost by …

Life Here: Friendly, Capable Voices on the Other End of the Phone

Monday, January 26, 2015

“Intruder, leave the premises immediately!” intoned a menacing voice. “Oh blast, I’ve done it again,” I thought. After a wakeful night troubled by longing for my late husband, Bob, I had opened an outside door without disarming the alarm system. Since my landline phone becomes inoperable until a member of the system has …

Fuel Assistance Program Available For Eligible Granite State Residents

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Lebanon — A local fuel assistance program is accepting applications from income-eligible residents of several area New Hampshire towns. Residents of Canaan, Dorchester, Enfield, Grafton, Hanover, Lebanon, Lyme, Orange and Orford, including those who have electric heat or heat included in their rent, are eligible for the program. …

Solar Hanover Effort Inks 12 Contracts So Far

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Hanover — With a Jan. 31 deadline approaching, Hanover residents thinking about going solar still have a few more weeks to sign up with a program promoting the alternative energy in the town. Since its kickoff in October, …

Balancing Act: Whatever the Sport, Lebanon Sophomore Finds Success

Friday, January 9, 2015

Lebanon — Two of the coaches who call Lebanon High’s Ryan Milliken their own can describe him with five-letter words like motor and gamer. Here’s another one Milliken hopes to apply at Leverone Field House today: zippy. The …

Subzero Temperatures Hamper All-Day Firefighting Effort as Former Ascutney Lodge Burns

Friday, January 9, 2015

Brownsville — Dozens of firefighters braved subzero temperatures on Thursday to fight a fire that gutted the base lodge of the former Ascutney Mountain Resort. Frigid weather froze hoses and wore down firefighters, hindering efforts to extinguish the …

More Sweep Success: Raiders Continue Mastery Over Marauders

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Lebanon — The Lebanon High boys and girls basketball teams won’t receive any tangible awards for sweeping arch-rival Hanover on Thursday, yet it was a banner night for the Raiders anyway. Senior Vanessa Fluery sank a buzzer-beating jump …

Dartmouth: 64 Students Cheated

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Hanover — Dartmouth College has charged 64 students, many of them varsity athletes, with honor code violations following allegations of widespread cheating in a sports ethics class. Department of Religion Chairman Randall Balmer, who in November accused some of his students of misrepresenting their class attendance, said that …

Hanover Police Back Off Drinking Arrests

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Hanover — Police Chief Charlie Dennis says his department will no longer intervene when intoxicated students are transported from the Dartmouth College infirmary to the hospital, a partial reversal of a long-controversial policy of following ambulance calls that has landed many students in court or in diversion programs. …

Local Roundup: Rivendell Boys Basketball Prevails on Final Shot

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Orford — Kolin Huntington nailed a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Rivendell Academy boys basketball team a stunning 55-53 victory over a determined visiting Woodsville team on Monday night. The game-winning shot was set up as …

Wedding: Birnie — Grey

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Hanover — Elisabeth (Lissy) Adrienne Birnie and Mark James Grey were married on Oct. 4, 2014, in Wallingford, Vt. The bride was escorted down the aisle by her parents. Charile Gauthier, a justice of the peace, officiated at …

Gift Bags Go Out To Meals On Wheels Recipients

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Hanover — Meals on Wheels recipients in western Grafton County received a special treat along with their regular deliveries this holiday season. Gift bags went out to more than 250 people who receive meals through Orford Area Senior Services and the Horse Meadow, Upper Valley and Mascoma Area …