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Local Roundup: Woodsville’s Bemis Scores 1,000th Point

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Wells River, Vt. — Waste not, want not. Efficiency was the name of the game for the Woodsville High boys basketball team in a 70-41 victory over visiting Blue Mountain on Monday night as the Engineers steamrolled to a big early lead and senior Jaret Bemis crossed the career 1,000-point barrier. Bemis, averaging 18.1 points per game this season, needed 14 points coming in to reach the plateau. Woodsville led 23-8 after the first quarter as Bemis racked up 13 quick points. The Engineers’ defense then forced a turnover early in the second that Bemis converted into an easy layup for points 1,000 and 1,001. …

Candidates Pivot To New Hampshire

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Claremont — With voting in Iowa over, the presidential candidates still standing are headed to New Hampshire for a week of what for many will be last-chance campaigning. Three candidates, including U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., will be in the Upper Valley today, and two other heavyweights — Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton — have events scheduled in vote-rich southern New …

Local Roundup: Hanover’s Hartman Joins 200-Point Club

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Exeter, n.h. — If Matti Hartman was going to become the second member of the Hanover High girls hockey program’s career 200-point club, at least she wasn’t going to make people wait for the moment to pass. The senior center had a goal and two assists before Monday night’s date with Exeter High …

Sandra Jean Hanson

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

North Haverhill, N.H. — Sandra Jean Hanson, 74, died Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, at the Cottage Hospital, Woodsville, N.H. She was born in Littleton, N.H., June 29, 1941, the daughter of Alden and Pauline (Sherman) Benoit. Sandra attended St. Rose of Lima School and graduated from Littleton High …

Enfield Day Care Operator Sentenced

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

North Haverhill — A former Enfield day care owner has been sentenced to four months in jail for a misdemeanor conviction stemming from a March 2014 incident in which a 4-year-old girl died in her care. Grafton Superior …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Hockey Wins in N.Y.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Chazy, n.y. — Having not played a game in nearly two weeks, the Hanover High girls hockey team went a long way for a little inspiration — and success. A day after holding a practice in the Lake Placid Olympic Center, the Marauders got back in action and …

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 …

N.H. Day Care Law Advances

Friday, January 15, 2016

Concord — The state Senate unanimously passed legislation on Thursday morning aimed at tightening regulations on unlicensed day care providers in the wake of the 2014 death of a 4-year-old Enfield girl. Named “Willa’s Law,” the bill would …

Local & Regional Briefs: Tuesday, Jan. 12

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Agency Still Accepting Applications For Heating Assistance Ashland, n.h. — Tri-County Community Action Program — the social service agency that provides heating-fuel assistance and other critical funding for needy North County residents — continues to accept applications for heating fuel and electric assistance for this winter, according to …

N.H., Vt. Working to Bolster Care Support Services

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Both New Hampshire and Vermont in recent years have beefed up support systems to guide patients and families in arranging long-term care. Such help is especially important as the states pursue plans to de-emphasize the role of skilled …

High School Roundup: Senior Sharpshooter Leads Sunapee Boys

Friday, January 8, 2016

Hinsdale, n.h. — Thirty points from Matt Tenney, including 20 in the second half alone, sparked the Sunapee High boys basketball team to a 58-48 victory at Hinsdale on Friday night. The Lakers spread the floor all night …

Haverhill Selectboard Member Says She Quit Out of Frustration

Friday, January 1, 2016

Haverhill — A Selectboard member stepped down from the board just as the board appointed a new member and prepares to replace Haverhill’s outgoing town manager. Selectboard member Lynn Wheeler — the sole woman on the board — submitted her resignation last week, which Town Manager Glenn English …