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Bobbi-Jo Vail, of White River Junction, Vt. cleans off her car after shopping in West Lebanon, N.H. on Nov. 26, 2014. Vail said that she was happy about the snow. 
Valley News - Jennifer Hauck

Snow Blankets Upper Valley

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Hanover — On the first real snow of the term, it’s an unwritten tradition at Dartmouth College that students drop what they’re doing and come tumbling out of the campus’ brick and ivy edifices to hurl snowballs, laughing and socializing in an impromptu melee with often hundreds of combatants. But on Wednesday, the last day of final exams, the eve …

Carolyn Kupferberg Sapir

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — Carolyn Kupferberg Sapir, of Hanover, formerly of Riverdale, N.Y., died on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, surrounded by her family, from pancreatic cancer. She is survived by Louis Sapir, her beloved husband of 64 years, and two cherished daughters, Margaret Sapir of Wilton, Conn. and Joan Sapir of Newton, Mass., and their husbands, Mitchell Rapoport and Joel Ristuccia. She is also …

Local Roundup: Quartet Chosen for Lions Cup

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Concord — Four Upper Valley soccer standouts will represent their schools one last time next summer as members of the New Hampshire roster for the Twin State Lions Cup matches against Vermont. Hanover’s Luke Strohbehn and Susanna Penfield, Lebanon’s Rachael Townsend and Stevens’ Daniel Croteau were chosen for the two Granite State squads, …

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 …

Tracking the ‘Time Tax’: Dartmouth, Florida Researchers Study How Long It Takes to Vote

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Hanover — While political observers across the country were keeping their eyes on New Hampshire on Tuesday with control of the U.S. Senate in the balance, Dartmouth College researchers were observing the sometimes-fraught process of voting and analyzing …

Republican Kenney Leads In Executive Council Race

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

West Lebanon — Republican Executive Councilor Joe Kenney seemed to be turning back a challenge from Hanover Democrat Michael Cryans in the District 1 seat that includes most of the Upper Valley. With 93 of 116 precincts in the sprawling district reporting, Kenney had 41,066 votes to Cryans …

Anne Houston Dalzell Bacon

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — Anne Houston Dalzell Bacon died surrounded by family on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Hanover. She was born May 5, 1924 in Pittsburgh, Pa. the daughter of John A. and Jeanette H. Dalzell. She graduated from the Winchester Thurston School in Pittsburgh and from Mt. …