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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 …

Trump Campaign Claims Upper Valley Supporters Who Say They Didn’t Commit

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

West Lebanon — Nancy Partington isn’t a fan of Donald Trump. The Woodsville resident plans to vote for a Republican in the upcoming New Hampshire presidential primary, but thinks the billionaire businessman can sometimes be “a little erratic.” …

Edwin “Doc” Blaisdell, DVM

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

North Haverhill, N.H. — Edwin “Doc” Blaisdell, DVM, 88, peacefully joined his beloved wife, Kay, in heaven, at Brookside Nursing Home and Rehabilitation, White River Junction, Vt. on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015. He was born in Laconia, N.H., June 18, 1927, to Ellis and Eva Merrill Blaisdell. Ed …

Sandra Rowe

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

North Sutton, N.H. — Sandra Rowe, born on May 18, 1960, of North Sutton, passed away after a long illness on Saturday, Dec. 26, 2015. Sandy was predeceased by her daughter, Melissa Newell Allen. She is survived by her parents, Harold and Carol Rowe of North Sutton; her …

College Notes: Ex-Upper Valley Stars Filled Field Hockey Rosters

Friday, December 25, 2015

Let’s start off with the fall season: Field Hockey Bryant was 3-16 but freshman midfielder Emily Perryman (Lebanon) started every game and had five goals, two of which were deciding tallies during Bulldog victories. She added three assists. …

It’s About Time, and Distance: Wilcox, Daughter Turn Through-Hike Into Lesson

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Lyme — Dylan Wilcox was just 6 days old the first time she joined her father, Russell, to provide Appalachian Trail through-hikers with trail magic — gestures of kindness to help them along the way, commonly food and …

Local Roundup: TA Girls Roll Past Bucks

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Thetford, Vt. — The Thetford Academy girls basketball team has allowed just 15 total field goals in its opening two games, including those surrendered in a 53-31 victory over Blue Mountain on Monday night. But Thetford coach Eric …

Fernand Roger Fagnant

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Piermont, N.H. — Fernand Roger Fagnant, 80, of Knapp Road, died on Monday, Dec. 14, 2015, at the Grafton County Nursing Home, North Haverhill, N.H. Fern was born on Sept. 26, 1935, in Troy, Vt. to Alcide G. and Laurette A. (Paquette) Fagnant. He was a graduate of …

Business Notes: Dec. 13, 2015

Sunday, December 13, 2015

White River Junction — With an eye on becoming part of the downtown village’s artsy vibe, fashion designer F.H. Clothing Co. has opened its first “satellite shop” on Gates Street across from Northern Stage, offering a boutique selection of clothing, jewelry and even books. Designer and entrepreneur Joan …

CRPT Talks Trails at Annual Meeting

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Hanover — Spur trails, new campsites and incorporating the Appalachian Trail were some of the topics discussed at the Connecticut River Paddlers’ Trail annual meeting Tuesday at Howe Library. The CRPT, a series of access points and primitive campsites spanning the trail’s source in northern New Hampshire to …

Lebanon Keeps Stance On Airport

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

North Haverhill — The city of Lebanon has filed a motion to dismiss a resident’s lawsuit asking the city to shut down two new red flashing hazard beacons near the airport. In its Nov. 24 Grafton Superior Court filing, Lebanon’s attorney, Bernie Waugh, argued that the airport safety …