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Woodsville's Sam Thurston, right, congratulates teammate Paige Martin, left, after scoring the Engineers' fourth goal against Hinsdale during their game in Woodsville, N.H., Thursday, October 30, 2014. Woodsville won 5 - 0.
(Valley News - James M. Patterson)

Woodsville’s Offense Breaks Out in First-Round Win

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Woodsville — After losing on penalty kicks to Sunapee in last season’s NHIAA Division IV state championship game, the undefeated Woodsville High girls soccer team feels it has work to finish this postseason. First, the Engineers need to finish more of their scoring opportunities. Unbeaten Woodsville took care of No. 16 Hinsdale in Thursday’s first-round game at home, 5-0, setting …

House Has Haunting History

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Haverhill — Right in the heart of the Haverhill Corner Historic District, the beautiful old building at 99 Court St. looks charming and distinguished, the front yard marked by a twisted old sugar maple so massive that its branches hang over the roof of the two-story home. But behind the house, hidden from …

Haverhill, Orford Area Candidates Eye House Seats

Monday, October 27, 2014

Haverhill — Two Republicans who lost their New Hampshire House seats in districts representing the Haverhill and Orford area are trying to return to Concord. In the Grafton 3 district representing Bath, Benton, Easton, Landaff, Orford, Piermont and Warren, state Rep. Susan Ford, a Democrat, is being challenged by former lawmaker Greg Sorg, …

Woodsville Still Engineering Success: Injuries Aren’t Interfering With Softball Title Defense

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Woodsville — The Woodsville High softball team’s shortstop is out with a knee injury, and one of its frontline pitchers has a wonky shoulder. Monday, the Engineers squeaked past lowly Littleton, 4-3, during their second-to-last regular-season game, and …

Handling With Care

Saturday, May 24, 2014

North Haverhill — Grafton County commissioners have recommended a fiscal year 2015 operating budget of almost $39 million, but also have some unexpected fire-code issues at the county nursing home that need to be addressed. County officials earlier …

Marjorie Paronto

Friday, May 23, 2014

North Haverhill, N.H. — Marjorie Paronto, 86, a former long-time Woodsville resident, died on Sunday, May 18, 2014, at Cottage Hospital, Woodsville, N.H. Marjorie was born in Woodsville on Nov. 30, 1927, to George E. and Katherine (MacLain) Clement. She married George J. Paronto on Oct. 19, 1946. …

Daniel M. Metcalf, Jr.

Friday, May 16, 2014

Tilton, N.H. — Family and friends of Daniel M. Metcalf, Jr., 86, who died Dec. 27, 2013, are invited to a graveside service in the Ladd Street Cemetery in Haverhill, N.H. on Monday May 19, 2014, at 10 a.m. Arrangements are by the Ricker Funeral Homes & Crematory …

Patricia Locke

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

North Haverhill, N.H. — A memorial service for Patricia Locke, 76, who died in Florida on Dec. 27, 2013, will be on Saturday, May 17, at 11 a.m. at Ricker Funeral Home, 1 Birch Street, Woodsville, N.H. A celebration of life will follow at the Ross-Wood Post #20, …

Local Roundup: Hurricanes Storm to Latest Victory

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

White River Junction — Kaitlynn Woodward again stifled the opposition for the Hartford High softball team, tossing a complete game to lead the Hurricanes to an 8-2 victory over visiting Windsor on Monday afternoon. The junior hurler struck …

Grafton 4-H History Sought

Sunday, May 11, 2014

North Haverhill — Organizers planning an exhibit at the North Haverhill Fair are seeking help from Grafton County 4-H alumni. The exhibit, chronicling the history of 4-H in Grafton County, will commemorate the 100th anniversary of Cooperative Extension and the 70th anniversary of the fair. Grafton County UNH …

Ada Guck

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Haverhill, N.H. — A memorial service for Ada Guck of Haverhill, who died Dec. 5, 2013, will be held at the First Congregational Church in Haverhill on May 31 at 11 a.m. There will be a reception at the Parish Hall directly following the service hosted by the …

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 …