Hanover

Ruth Goldsmith

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Hanover, N.H. — Ruth Goldsmith died Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, at the Wheelock Terrace Assisted Living facility in Hanover, N.H. She was born Sept. 9, 1923, to Julia and Edward Danziger. Ruth grew up in Brooklyn, with Prospect Park serving as her playground. As a child, her summers were spent with her siblings and cousins in the eastern Catskills, a region she loved throughout her life. After graduating from Girls’ …

Marilyn Maxey Alexander

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Ashburnham, Mass. — From her debut at the Park Hill Maternity Hospital in Spokane, Washington as an extemporary soprano on June 24, 1920 – an entrance cheered by her parents Chester Collins Maxey and Elnora Campbell Maxey – to her final bow at the home of her daughter Denise Alexander­ Anderegg in Ashburnham, Mass. on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, Marilyn Maxey Alexander lived …

Marauders Come Through When It Counts

Thursday, February 11, 2016

West Lebanon — Seth Stadheim breathed a sigh of relief after the game. His Hanover High boys hockey teammates in the Campion Rink locker room were in the process of doing the same. A loss on Wednesday night to Pelham-Alvirne would have been bad. Really bad, particularly given Hanover’s uncharacteristic shutout loss to …

N.H. Election Officials Ready for Voter ID Law

Thursday, January 28, 2016

West Lebanon — Election officials from across the Upper Valley gathered Wednesday evening at the Fireside Inn & Suites to prepare for the presidential primary on Feb. 9 — the first time New Hampshire’s a photo-requirement portion of New Hampshire’s voter identification law will be in effect statewide. …

Back on the Track: Roller Derby Team Looks to Build on Success

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Stability and commitment within the Upper Valley Vixens is translating to tangible progress both inside and outside the rink. The Vixens, a grassroots roller derby team entering its fifth season, has been approved to skate this year as …

As Primary Nears, Dartmouth Students Consider Candidates

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Hanover — With less than two weeks to go before New Hampshire’s political primaries on Feb. 9, campaigning is ramping up at Dartmouth College as Democratic front-runners Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton compete for votes in the Upper …

Mary Volz

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Scottsdale, Ariz. — Mary Volz, 90, passed away Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, in Scottsdale. Born in Ideal, Colo., she grew up in San Francisco, Calif. and Denver, Colo., where she met and married her husband of 71 years, Wilbur Volz. They moved to Hanover, N.H., with their family …

Donald F. Ballam

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Etna, N.H. — Donald F. Ballam, 90, passed away Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016. There will be no calling hours or funeral services; a graveside service will take place at the Hillside Cemetery in Norwich, Vt. which will be announced in the spring. An obituary will be published in …

Area Officials Assure Remaining Lead Pipes Properly Treated

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Lebanon — Although many older homes served by water systems in the Upper Valley rely on aging supply lines, proper testing, treatment and balanced water sources help render the drinking water safe, according to municipal officials. Unlike the lead poisoning crisis in Flint, Mich., Upper Valley officials say …

H.S. Notebook: Hanover Graduate Is Top Golf Coach in Mo.

Monday, January 25, 2016

Evan Scobie spends his spring days ferrying his high school golf team all over the place. Trips can take up to 3½ hours and sometimes require overnight stays. His players work on their games with him and get his aid when it comes to seeking college opportunities. And …

Dartmouth to Host Nepal Aid Summit

Monday, January 25, 2016

Hanover — Dartmouth College will host a summit next month on the rebuilding of Nepal after a devastating earthquake last year that killed and displaced thousands. From Feb. 18 to 20, scholars, aid providers, doctors and photographers will …

Climate Change Increases Precipitation

Friday, January 22, 2016

Norwich — On the same day that NASA scientists announced that 2015 was officially the warmest year on record, about 50 Upper Valley residents and planners discussed how to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and adapt to increasing temperatures, precipitation and extreme weather events caused by climate change. Not …

Youth Leads Hanover Basketball

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Hanover — The strains of a young roster are becoming gains for the Hanover High girls basketball team. Fueled by four freshmen who combined for 35 points, the Marauders were a force both defensively and in transition during Tuesday night’s 50-41 win over Milford. Six-foot, 2-inch freshman center …