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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 …

Kasich Kicks Into High Gear on N.H. Campaign Trail

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

West Lebanon — Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Monday said he has the experience and temperament to make bipartisan deals as president and move the country forward on issues such as Social Security and the economy. “We have …

Firm Pitches Plans for City Landfill Gas

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Lebanon — Valley Green Natural Gas, one of two companies vying to become the natural gas utility serving Lebanon and Hanover, met with city staff on Friday to offer some suggestions as to how the city might convert gas produced by the landfill to energy. The landfill gas …

A Life: Jim Piper, 1970-2015; ‘He Wouldn’t Watch You Work; He Would Join In’

Monday, January 18, 2016

Orford — The Rivendell Academy bleacher seat is painted in the school colors of green and white, the notation “Jim Piper ’15” has been stenciled on the front and top. It’s in memory of the late Raptors booster …

Scout’s Honor: As Volunteer Video Scout, Lebanon’s Stearns a Rarity

Monday, January 18, 2016

Amherst, n.h. — Jon Stearns turned his head and considered the question. It’s the fourth quarter of Friday’s high school girls basketball game between Hanover High and Souhegan, a winding 90-minute drive from his Lebanon home. Stearns, wearing …

King’s Dream Still ‘Elusive’

Monday, January 18, 2016

Hanover — Speaking to a crowd at Dartmouth College’s Rollins Chapel, the Rev. Leah Daughtry said the fight to end racism didn’t die with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and those still carrying on that fight should do …

Local Roundup: Hanover Dives to Wins in 1st Home Meet

Monday, January 18, 2016

Hanover — The three members of Hanover High School’s nascent diving team recorded two wins and a runner-up finish on Sunday at the Dartmouth College pool in the program’s first home meet. Freshman Kai Renshaw defeated two rivals …

Dresden Budgets Proposed

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Hanover — Education-related property taxes are projected to rise at least 1 percent in Hanover and 2.3 percent in Norwich under proposed budgets for the 2016-17 school year. If voters approve the budgets in March, along with separate articles for union contracts, Hanover residents next year would pay …

Business Notes: Jan 17, 2016

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Windsor — The building formerly known as the Inn at Windsor, which had been owned by the Mascoma Savings Bank since 2014, when the bank foreclosed on the property, finally has a new owner: Steve Heim, a Boston real estate investor and residential contractor who specializes in renovating …

Co-op’s GM to Retire: Terry Appleby Has Overseen Dramatic Changes in 24 Years

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Hanover — Terry Appleby, the longtime general manager of the Hanover Consumer Cooperative Society, has announced his plans to retire at the end of the year. Since joining the Co-op as its manager in 1992, Appleby has overseen …

High School Ski Preview: Bring On the Snow

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Upper Valley high school ski teams are at many different stages competitively — some are coming off consecutive state championships, others had no team last year for lack of participation — but they all wish there were more snow on the ground. From Woodstock to Woodsville, the area’s …