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Local & Regional Briefs for Wednesday, April 16

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Man Rescued from Black River In Springfield, Vt. Springfield, Vt. — A man was rescued from the Black River Tuesday morning. Springfield Fire Chief Russ Thompson said the man, who was not identified, went in the water around 7 a.m. and was unable to return because of the swift current. He ended up perched on a boulder about 70 feet from shore. The Swift Water Rescue team of Southern Vermont, …

Letter: Sen. Shaheen on Guns

Monday, April 14, 2014

To the Editor: You may or may not be aware of U.N. Resolution 2117. It is a highly restrictive anti-gun measure that would compel members of the U.N. to support a global ban on the importation and exportation of small arms. It would also implement an international gun registry. Not surprisingly, our president lobbied heavily to adopt it. The U.S. Senate recently voted …

Joan Carol Metzger

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

North Haverhill, N.H. — Joan Carol Metzger, 60, of North Haverhill, and Newbury, N.H., died at Cottage Hospital in Woodsville, N.H. on Thursday, March 27, 2014, after a brief illness. She died peacefully, surrounded by family and friends. She was born in Hicksville, N.Y. on Dec. 19, 1953, daughter of the late Harry and Lora Mae (MacComiskey) Metzger. She attended schools in Hicksville, …

Who Handles Carina? Service Dog for North Haverhill Boy at Center of Dispute Between Family, School District

Sunday, April 6, 2014

North Haverhill — Six-year-old Andrew Riley was born severely handicapped. Non-verbal, part deaf and visually impaired, he has a low cognitive level and must be fed through a tube — but perhaps his most trying challenge is persistent …

Pruning, Grafting Demonstration Is April 19

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Haverhill — A demonstration of blueberry pruning and apple grafting techniques is set for April 19, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Windy Ridge Orchard, 1775 Benton Road, Route 116, North Haverhill. Bill Lord, formerly a fruit specialist with University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension, will lead …

This Is Spring? Weather Forces High School Teams to Improvise

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The calendar says spring; the schedule says play ball. Mother Nature says fat chance. Welcome to the spring sports season in the Upper Valley — if you can call it that. Area teams on both sides of the …

It’s Good to Be the King: Raider Is Tops in D-II Girls Hoop

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Lebanon — Having one New Hampshire girls basketball player of the year is nice, but Lebanon High is starting to make a habit out of it. For the second straight winter, a Raider drew enough notice from the …

Haverhill Passes School Budget, Building Upgrades

Friday, March 21, 2014

Haverhill — Following some impassioned speeches on both for and against, Haverhill voters approved a school budget of $13.7 million, 66-27 Thursday evening,that includes an increase in spending of less than 1 percent over the current year. The addition of a half-time language teacher was the line item …

Vernon Woodworth Dingman, III

Monday, March 17, 2014

Dover, N.H. — Vernon Woodworth Dingman, III, 79, formerly of Haverhill, N.H., died Friday, March 14, 2014, at Wentworth Douglas Hospital, Dover, N.H. He was born in Saginaw, Mich., Dec. 24, 1934, a son of Vernon W. and Rose (Williams) Dingman, Jr. Vernon graduated from high school in …

Russell M. Hatley

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

San Antonio, Texas — On Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, Russell Hatley passed away at the VA Hospital following his battle to recover from his Sept. 16 heart surgery. Russell was born in Monroe, N.H., on May 27, 1944, to (the late) Robert Hatley, Sr. and Martha (Judd) Hatley, …

Haverhill Voters Approve Budget, Elect Chasse to School Board

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Haverhill — Voters approved a municipal budget that will increase spending by about $300,000 to $3.8 million, but only after a debate that indicated some weren’t happy about it. “I want to make it clear that this is getting outrageous,” said resident Peter Saladino. “We’re going up and …

Haverhill Residents to Vote on How to Pay for School Upgrades

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Haverhill residents will elect town and school officers by Australian ballot on Tuesday, March 11, at the Municipal Building in North Haverhill between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. Voters will gather at 8 p.m. at Haverhill Cooperative Middle …

Hartford, Woodstock Advance

Sunday, February 23, 2014

White River Junction — Senior John Borchert’s power-play goal with 2, minutes, 51 seconds remaining lifted the No. 6 Hartford High boys hockey team over No. 11 Harwood, 3-2, in the first round of the VPA Division II tournament Saturday at Wendell Barwood Arena. With the Highlanders’ Thomas …