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Dale Gregory, of North Haverhill, competes in the New England Championship Horseshoe Tournament in Keene, N.H., this summer. A six-time New Hampshire Horseshoe Pitchers Association state champion, Gregory last month was inducted into the organization's hall of fame. Courtesy photograph

North Haverhill Horseshoe Player Earns Top Honor

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

North Haverhill — At her home nestled high above Dartmouth College Highway, Dale Gregory’s backyard features a pair of regulation horseshoe pits for easy practicing and playing. This summer, Gregory secured a high place within the pantheon of top horseshoe players in New Hampshire. Gregory, 57, was inducted last month into the New Hampshire Horseshoe Pitchers Association Hall of Fame. The six-time Class A Women’s state champion is just the 30th player to receive the honor since the NHHPA Hall of Fame was founded in 1978. “It’s a pretty distinguished honor. I’m pretty excited about it,” Gregory said this week at an interview at her …

Local Roundup: Sharon Academy Girls Get Statement Win

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Williamstown, Vt. — The Sharon Academy girls soccer team hadn’t beaten Williamstown in coach Blake Fabrikant’s recollection. Losing his goalkeeper to an injury wasn’t supposed to make it any more likely. But when Phoenix netminder Abby Levy was forced from Monday’s Central Vermont League date with the Blue Devils, teammate Suzie Moses stepped …

Big Green Corrals Hofstra

Monday, September 15, 2014

Hempstead, n.y. — A pair of first-half goals made the difference for the Dartmouth men’s soccer team as it grabbed a 2-1 win from Hofstra on Sunday at the HU Soccer Stadium for its first win of the season. Seniors Alex Adelabu and Robin Alnas scored their first goals of the season for the Big Green, which outplayed the Pride for much of …

Local Roundup: Woodstock Lax Rallies Past Patriots

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Bennington, Vt. — Down five entering the fourth quarter, the Woodstock High boys lacrosse team stormed all the way back to beat host Mount Anthony 11-10 in overtime on Haven Lantz’s game-winner. The Wasps (3-2) trailed 10-5 heading …

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 …

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 …

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, …

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 …