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Paul Brendel Dorain

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — Paul Brendel Dorain died on Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Kendal in Hanover, N.H. where he had lived for the past 12 years. He was 87 years old. Paul grew up in New Haven, Conn. and attended Loomis School, graduating in 1944. He then served two years in the Navy. He graduated in 1950 from Yale University where he studied Chemistry and in 1954 he received a …

Hanover Man Assaulted on Wheelock

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Hanover — Police are stepping up patrols on Wheelock Street after a Hanover man was assaulted there early Sunday morning, marking the second such altercation this month. The victim, Mark Cookson, 53, on Monday said that due to a concussion he didn’t remember much, and couldn’t identify his assailants, though he did remember seeing a man standing in the alley outside 3 Guys …

Innovators for a Continent

Monday, July 28, 2014

Hanover — Before Ituze Colombe came to the United States from Rwanda, she imagined teeming, impersonal cities, not the close-knit communities of the Upper Valley — a difference that challenged her ideas about social responsibility. “Back in Africa, people will think the aid will come from outside or from the government,” Colombe said. …

2,200 Miles to Glory: Lyme Resident on AT Adventure

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Hanover — Lucy Gamble was 7 years old when she first noticed through hikers passing through the Upper Valley on the Appalachian Trail. “I was with my dad (Thomas) crossing the Ledyard Bridge, which, of course, is part …

Lebanon Man’s Fundraiser Tops $16,000 to Fight CF

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Hanover — The returns are in, and they add up to a record landslide in Robert Plante’s quest to vote cystic fibrosis off the island. According to the Northern New England chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, a total of 55 walkers and runners, along with sponsoring businesses, …

Giant Oak Comes Out Of Hiding

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Hanover — Th e champion Northern red oak of Grafton County stands sedately among pedestrian pines, along one of the Hanover Conservancy’s side trails on Balch Hill. How sedate? Even most of its human neighbors didn’t appreciate its …

Hanover Native Rowing for Team USA

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Hanover — Heidi Robbins travels the world with the U.S. women’s rowing team, yet continually finds herself in familiar surroundings. Robbins, 23, works and trains at Princeton University, where the Hanover native graduated last year with a degree …

Man Climbs All 48 N.H. 4,000-Footers for Prouty

Saturday, July 12, 2014

The method with which Brad Taylor has chosen to contribute to the Prouty this year could be considered downright lunacy. Then again, that’s at least part of the idea. Taylor, 55, of Canterbury, N.H., is climbing Mount Moosilauke today to complete his “Full Moon 48” initiative, a summiting …

Dartmouth to Offer Native American Studies in N.M.

Friday, July 11, 2014

Hanover — Dartmouth College, originally intended by founder Eleazar Wheelock to educate Native Americans, will offer an off-campus program through its Department of Native American Studies for the first time in its history. The Santa Fe, N.M., program, …

Forum, July 11: You Snubbed a Good Parade; Math Rules Don’t Add Up; Vanity and Immorality; The Co-op Debate

Friday, July 11, 2014

Paper Snubbed a Good Parade To the Editor: The Lebanon High School Alumni Day parade is a long-time tradition for us folks who live in Lebanon. It’s a big deal! It’s a fun time for classmates working on the floats as a team and a joy to behold …

Co-op Members Seek Meeting; Second Petition Calls For Dialogue

Friday, July 11, 2014

Hanover — More than 100 members of the Hanover Consumer Cooperative Society met Thursday night at the Richard W. Black Community Center to discuss concerns about the employment practices of the Co-op Food Stores. They concluded the meeting by unanimously supporting a motion to collect enough signatures to …

Entertainment Highlights: Andrew Bird Brings a Big Catalog of American Roots to Spaulding Auditorium

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Hanover — While singing, fiddling and whistling with his band Hands of Glory on an outdoor stage at the Ottawa Bluesfest in Canada last weekend, Andrew Bird couldn’t help noticing the vocal stylings of Lady Gaga straying over …

Jean (Cameron) Howard

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Magalloway Plantation, Maine — Jean (Cameron) Howard, 91, formerly of Colebrook, N.H. and Magalloway Plantation passed away on Friday, July 4, 2014, at Valley Terrace in White River Jct., Vt. She was born in Magalloway Plantation on Feb. 7, 1923, the daughter of Ewen and Evelyn (Menchin) Cameron …