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John Vaillant

Book Notes: New Works by Local Authors and Readings Scheduled, Including Bookstock 2015

Friday, January 30, 2015

Best-selling author John Vaillant will be talking about his new novel, The Jaguar’s Children, on Saturday afternoon at Woodstock’s Norman Williams Public Library. Vaillant, who lives in Vancouver, B.C., is the son of Woodstock resident Nan Bourne. He will be speaking on the library’s mezzanine from 2 to 4. The Jaguar’s Children, which focuses on 15 Zapotec Indians trying to emigrate illegally from Mexico to the U.S., was published Tuesday in this country by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. It was released earlier this month in Canada, and has received glowing reviews in both countries. The book is Vaillant’s first novel and his third book. He has …

Dartmouth’s Road to Reform: No Hard Alcohol Among New Policies

Friday, January 30, 2015

Hanover — Dartmouth College President Phil Hanlon on Thursday announced a wide range of policy reforms intended to curb high-risk behavior and improve academics and residential life on campus, including a ban on hard alcohol and a mandatory four-year education program on sexual violence. The extensive list of new policies calls for a …

Marjorie E. Hathaway

Friday, January 30, 2015

Hanover, N.H — Marjorie E. Hathaway passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at DHMC. Marjorie was born May 3, 1927 to Leo Wilmot and Fannie (Chapin) Wilmot at their home on River Road in Lyme, N.H. She worked at Goodyear in Windsor and Carters in West Lebanon before leaving to take care of her mother. She is survived by her son, James …

Engagement: Young — Allen

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Hanover — Kate Young, of Arlington, Mass., and Kirk Allen, of Stoneham, Mass., have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jeanne and Arthur Young, of Hanover. She graduated from Hanover High School in 1997 and …

Ski Season

Friday, December 26, 2014

Raymond Wilkins, of Hanover, walks home after cross-country skiing in his neighborhood earlier this week. Wilkins used to downhill ski but switched to cross-country skiing about 15 years ago. He skis almost every day during the winter. Valley …

Local Roundup: Hanover Hockey Wins With Defense

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Manchester — Two players who didn’t show up on the scoresheet played big roles as the Hanover High boys hockey team gained its first win of the season in a 2-0 shutout of Goffstown to open the Bauer …

Mascoma Clinic Hits Money Goal

Friday, December 26, 2014

Canaan — A community group that plans to build a $4 million clinic to serve the Mascoma Valley says that it has met its year-end fundraising goal of $200,000, with $180,000 in donations already received and $50,000 more expected to arrive early next year. The organizers hope to …

Alice Osswalt Reed

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Baltimore, Md. — Alice Osswalt Reed, 84, died peacefully on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in Baltimore. Alice was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on Oct. 21, 1930, the daughter of A. Myldred and Oscar H. Osswalt. Her older brother, John F. Osswalt, was killed in action as a B-17 …

Shoppers Lament Closing of College Supplies in Hanover

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Hanover — The normal crush of Christmas shopping had a different feel at College Supplies on Monday afternoon, as it marked the last holiday season customers can patronize the gift shop. After more than 40 years in business, …

20 and Out: Hanover Coach Ends Memorable Two-Decade Career

Monday, December 22, 2014

Hanover — Longtime Hanover High School athletic director Mike Jackson believes the ultimate compliment for football coach Mike Ivanoski comes from the number of former Marauders who keep in touch long after their playing days are done. Beginning …

Lebanon Cruises to Doubleheader Sweep of Hanover

Friday, December 19, 2014

Hanover — Given the various options for a ballhandling guard during a three-on-one break, Lebanon High sophomore K.J. Matte chose the one on Friday night that might come to define what this year’s Raiders are all about. He …

Ilene Susan Dresner

Friday, December 19, 2014

Newtown, Conn. — Ilene Susan Dresner, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, at her Newtown home, after a six-month battle with cancer. The daughter of the late I. Stanley Massarsky and Sylvia Massarsky (Katz) , Ilene was born in Passaic, N.J. on April 20, 1947, and …

Hanover Boys Hockey Turns the Page

Thursday, December 18, 2014

West Lebanon — They heard their names. They saw their history. Now it’s time to write a story of their own. The Hanover High boys hockey team, along with the Marauders’ female counterparts, received a significant honor in …