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Scott Kerner, of Riverton, Vt., left, checks the progress of roasting coffee beans in a Turkish-made coffee roaster as Ross Evans, of Randolph, Vt., adjusts the heat while working in a barn shared with a pottery studio that belongs to Ross' father in Northfield, Vt., on July 18, 2015. The pair started Carrier Roasting Co. early this year and do two roasts every week. (Valley News - Geoff Hansen)<p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.</i></p>

Haute Cuisine Beans: New Coffee Achievers Roast Locally in Small Batches

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Sam Sabky and Kate Fisher were seated one morning last week at a cafe table in My Brigadeiro, the brightly lighted chocolate shop tucked under the Starbucks in Hanover, waiting for the proper moment to give two French presses the final push to make the perfect cup of coffee. They’re conducting a tasting of King’s Row Coffee Co.’s special coffees, …

David M. Goodwin, Sr.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — David M. Goodwin, Sr. passed away after a long illness on Monday, July 27, 2015, in Hanover. He was born April 8,1939. He was an avid mechanic for years and worked for Pike Industries until he retired. He was predeceased by his parents, Newman & Marion Goodwin and a sister Sharon Higgins. He leaves behind five children, David Goodwin, Jr. …

Companies Vie to Supply Natural Gas

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Concord — Two companies are now competing to become the utility supplying natural gas to major employers in Hanover and Lebanon. Until last week, Hanover-based Valley Green Natural Gas was the only entity aiming to serve the two communities, with a petition to do so pending before the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission. That changed when Liberty Utilities, which includes EnergyNorth Natural Gas …

The Best Seat on the Water: Etna’s Desaulniers Set to Power UNH Men’s Crew Team

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Hanover — When David Desaulniers needs to get things going, he will come up with some crazy stuff. “The legs feed the wolf, gentlemen!” he once bellowed in the heat of a race. There were no wolves out …

Exploring the ‘Cool Science’

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Comfortable temperatures and, with luck, some vacation time, make summer the perfect season to get out and enjoy the sunshine. But don’t forget life after the sun goes down. Star parties and viewings at local observatories offer a …

Tuk Tuk’s Dream Comes True

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Hanover — There’s a word beyond language — call it a useful noise — that stretches across disparate regions of the globe. Whether it be in Cairo, Bangkok, Phnom Penh or Guatemala City, a stranded traveler need only …

Celebrating Lifelong Bonds

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Hanover — Chitchat and laughter, iced tea, brownies and burgers, a picnic yesterday at Storrs Pond Recreation Area for the Hanover High School class of 1950 featured the familiar ingredients of a family reunion. Which, in a way, …

People in Business: June 28, 2015

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Lake Sunapee Bank has announced the following officer appointments: William J. McIver, of Warner, N.H., has been promoted to senior executive vice president. McIver has been with the Bank since 1999 and has served as chief operating officer …

‘Ugly’ Victory for Post 22

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Lebanon — Early in Friday’s game against visiting Milford, Lebanon American Legion Post 22 senior player Bryar Rouillard produced a prodigious belch while leading off first base. The Stevens High graduate promptly excused himself, but he and his …

Hanover Co-op to Reinstate Employee, 64

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Hanover — The Hanover Consumer Cooperative Society announced Wednesday that it will reinstate an employee whose recent termination sparked a large protest at the Co-op Food Store in Lebanon last week. Caren Giaccone, an 18-year employee who worked …

Dartmouth Dashes Frat’s Housing Plan

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Hanover — After cutting ties with Alpha Delta Fraternity over revelations members burned brands into their skin, Dartmouth College administrators have announced they are barring students from residing in unrecognized Greek-letter facilities, a move that may put an end to fraternity members’ fight to continue living in their …

Fairlee Man Meets the Strangers Who Saved His Life

Monday, June 22, 2015

Fairlee — The 58-year-old Fairlee man who nearly died of a heart attack while bicycling along Route 120 in April is back at work, and also met recently with some of the passers-by who helped save his life. …

Lebanon Reverend: America’s ‘Original Sin’ Is Racism

Monday, June 22, 2015

Hanover — Upper Valley residents spent the weekend mourning last week’s slaying of nine African-Americans at a Charleston, S.C., church, gathering to repeat the names of the dead and to address a central and bewildering question: What now? …