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WIndsor's Tyson Boudro pitches to a Stevens batter during the Windsor at Stevens Baseball game at Barnes Park in Claremont, N.H., on April 21, 2014. 
The host Cardinals won in five innings, 16-6. Valley News - Sarah Priestap

Local Roundup: Cards Shuffle Windsor

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Claremont — It may still be early in the season, but the Stevens High baseball team is bringing the thunder thus far. Getting comfortable quickly in their home surroundings, the Cardinals exploded for a 16-6 victory in five innings over visiting Windsor on Monday afternoon at Barnes Park. Ryan Tanguay sparked things early with an RBI triple for Stevens. Austin Tenney added two hits and drove in a pair of runs. Junior Tyler Woodman had his first varsity hit, a two-run single. Caleb Beckley also drove in a pair, and Richard Bell put the Cardinals up by 10 in the bottom of the fifth, driving …

Shonda Rhimes Named Dartmouth Commencement Speaker

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Hanover — Television producer Shonda Rhimes, the creative force behind such shows as Grey’s Anatomy , Private Practice , and ABC’s current hit, Scandal , will deliver the main address at Dartmouth College’s commencement in June, according to a news release from the college. Rhimes, a Golden Globe winner and three-time Emmy nominee who graduated from Dartmouth in 1991, will receive an honorary …

A Timeless Passion: Age Means Nothing to These Hanover Marathoners

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Hanover — Mike Gonnerman blames The Washington Post. His wife, Betsy, blames herself. Living and working in the nation’s capital at the time, Mike Gonnerman read an author’s account in the Post of running in the Marine Corps Marathon in 1976. The writer seemed pleased with himself, even though he didn’t complete the …

Blaze Damages The Fort: Compressor Room Cited in Restaurant Fire

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Lebanon — A blaze that broke out in a storage room at The Fort restaurant on Heater Road last night was put to rest less than an hour after it was reported. No one was injured in the …

Letter: What Are the Benefits of Citizens United?

Saturday, April 5, 2014

To the Editor: What I would like to see is a detailed presentation by the partisans of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision, saying what benefits to the United States they expect to be obtained from it. On the face of it, it seems absurd: the claimed equivalence …

Letter: Join the Debate Over Conservation Easements

Friday, April 4, 2014

Join the Conservation Debate To the Editor: There will be no legislative action taken on conservation easements in Vermont this session. Instead, land conservation groups, their supporters, partners and landowners will continue to examine how best to ensure the integrity of easements over time. That’s good news. The …

Brianna Marie Bailey-Dodge

Friday, April 4, 2014

Burlington, Vt. — Brianna Marie Bailey-Dodge, 30, of Burlington passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at the home of her mother and special father in Proctor, Vt. surrounded by loved ones. She was born in Hanover, N.H. Aug. 2, 1983, the daughter of Sheila Bowley-Krause and Robert Bailey. …

Mavis L. Hart

Friday, April 4, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — Mavis L. Hart, 98, of Wheelock Terrace, passed away Sunday, March 30, 2014. She was born in Barre, Vt, Oct, 3. 1915, to Carl and Alice Crossett Perry. She outlived brothers, Robert Perry & Nelson Perry, and sister, Jean Dolan. Sister-in-law Gene Perry lives in …

Letter: How Dartmouth Sells Itself

Thursday, April 3, 2014

To the Editor: Just before my wife and I moved into Kendal, a granddaughter of ours was busy selecting a college. “Go to Dartmouth!” we begged. “It’s right down the road.” Expectations high, she signed up for a tour of the campus. But she returned an hour or …

Letter: Hobby Lobby Is Imposing Its Religion

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

To the Editor: Michael Helfand’s commentary March 20, “Religion Doesn’t Stop at the Door of Commerce,” draws a parallel between making businesses’ health insurance plans cover contraception despite the owners’ religious beliefs and forcing a kosher deli to sell non-kosher meat. This is a false comparison. What a …

A Home for Students Who Served: Group Looks to Buy House For Vets Who Attend Dartmouth

Monday, March 31, 2014

Hanover — Military veterans could choose to live with former comrades-in-arms while attending Dartmouth College under a nonprofit group’s plan to buy a house for them to rent less than a mile from campus. With an anonymous pledge …

Letter: Thanks to My Supporters

Saturday, March 29, 2014

To the Editor: The recent race to fill the remaining nine months of Ray Burton’s term for Executive Council (District One) was a wonderful life experience for me. I knew that running in this vast district (the northern two-thirds of the state) would be extremely demanding, but I …

Letter: Stunning Verdict

Saturday, March 29, 2014

To the Editor: The verdict of not guilty in the case of the male Dartmouth student accused of raping a fellow student is a stunner, a surprise and deeply disturbing. If I were a young woman considering colleges, would I consider applying to Dartmouth? If I were assaulted …