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Lois Jacobsen Doner

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Lois Jacobsen Doner, 93, died peacefully in her sleep Monday, April 20, 2015, at Harvest Hill in Lebanon, where she had lived since 2001. Born in 1921 in Yokohama, Japan, to two adventurous parents who met there, Lois returned to the States at age two and spent her childhood intermittently in Plainfield, N.J., and outside Pierre, S.D., on her family’s sheep ranch. She had her first poems published when she was a student at South Dakota State University in Brookings and continued writing poetry and short stories for the next six decades; she was published in The Atlantic and various quarterlies. Lois was a generous and loving woman and deeply touched the …

Helen Elizabeth Crawford

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

West Lebanon, N.H. — Helen Elizabeth Crawford, 93, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2015. She was born to the late Alfred & Gladys (Haynes) Clifford in South Royalton, Vt. on March 28, 1922. Helen was raised in South Royalton and graduated from University of Vermont in 1943. Helen married her high school sweetheart Nelson Crawford on April 27, 1943, after Nelson’s return from …

In Need of a Charge: Colby-Sawyer Baseball Finds Wins Elusive

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Colby-Sawyer College baseball players Matt McIntosh and Justin Devoid were loosening up with a game of catch Sunday alongside the first-base line at Norwich University as their team piled up several runs en route to sweeping a nonconference doubleheader. “Where has this been for the last 26 games?” joked McIntosh. Devoid, a first …

KUA to NCAA: Former Wildcats Make Their Mark in Playoffs

Friday, April 17, 2015

Boston — The NCAA men’s hockey postseason was filled with Kimball Union Academy alumni this spring. From Division III Trinity College’s first-ever NCAA national championship three weeks ago to both sides of last Saturday’s Division I Frozen Four …

Auction Set for Lebanon College Buildings

Friday, April 17, 2015

Lebanon — The mortgage lender for the two former Lebanon College buildings in the heart of the city’s downtown has set a May date for a public auction as part of the foreclosure process, a step that may pave the way for a new owner to purchase the …

Lebanon OKs Full-Time Police Prosecutor

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Lebanon — The City Council approved the hiring of a full-time attorney to work as a prosecutor for the police department at its meeting Wednesday night. “If we don’t accept this position ... we’ll lose that financial opportunity that we have right now,” said Mayor Georgia Tuttle. The …

Everett B. Poitras

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Berlin, N.H. — Everett B. Poitras, 83, of Enfield Center and Berlin passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2015, after a brief illness. He was born on Aug. 6, 1931, in Rumney, N.H. and was a graduate of Plymouth High School. Everett was a veteran of the U.S. Air …

No Raises For Geisel Workers

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Hanover — Most non-union employees of Dartmouth College will receive a 1.5 percent pay increase for the upcoming school year but faculty and staff at the Geisel School of Medicine will have to settle instead for shots at one-time payments that would leave their base pay unchanged. “I …

Patricia Lawrence Joslin

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Patricia Lawrence Joslin, age 74, surrounded by her loving family, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, April 12, 2015. Care was given in her final days by Dr. Adam Schwarz and the Lake Sunapee Region VNA & HOSPICE. She was born Nov. 23, …

West Lebanon Ice Rink Sign Wins City’s Approval

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

West Lebanon — The Lebanon Zoning Board reversed itself and approved the Hanover Improvement Society’s request to illuminate a sign outside its ice rink on Route 10 near Hanover at a meeting last week. Also at it s April 6 meeting, the board denied a request from the …

Great Danes Double Dartmouth

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Staff Reports Albany, n.y. — Rachel Bowles scored six times to power No. 18 Albany to a 10-5 nonconference women’s lacrosse win over Dartmouth at John Fallon Stadium on Monday. A physical affair that saw 58 fouls and seven yellow cards between the two teams turned on Bowles’ …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Softball’s Win Streak Now at 10

Monday, April 13, 2015

New Haven, Conn. — The Dartmouth College softball team stretched its winning streak to 10 games and its lead in the Ivy League’s North Division to three games with a doubleheader sweep of Yale on Sunday, posting 8-0 and 7-0 shutout victories. Senior Kristen Rumley and junior Morgan …

At the Hospitals: April 12, 2015

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Mt. Ascutney Taps Nurse, Doctor For Senior Leadership Team Windsor — Dr. Joseph Perras and Patti Strohla, a registered nurse, have joined the senior leadership team at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center. The team, which includes the …