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Suzie Bazzell

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Soccer Remains Unbeaten

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Plymouth, n.h. — It took about 20 minutes for the Hanover High girls soccer team to get warmed up Monday, but once the Marauders shook off the cobwebs from their bus ride to Plymouth, they exploded for a 6-0 victory that pushed their record to 6-0. Junior striker Kelly Brigham scored three times and had an assist to lead a squad in search of a deeper playoff run than the 2013 one that ended in the semifinals. “I thought we had a pretty solid team coming into the season, but I would never have assumed we’d have this kind of consistency,” said Hanover coach Doug …

N.H. Man Charged With Child Porn

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Lebanon — A former day care center director has been charged with four felony counts of possessing child pornography. Michael Whelton, 53, of Enfield, told police the illicit images were sent to him through an online messenger account and he in turn shared them with others, all while using a laptop computer connected …

Regina E. Sweet

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Regina E. Sweet died at home on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. She was born on Aug. 21, 1924, in Enfield, N.H. to Cecil and Alice (Brown) Ames. From 1960 to 2001, Regina ran a daycare from her home, and throughout those years, along with her husband, Craig, fostered over 300 children. She was affectionately known by most people as, Nana. …

Scott William Smith

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Scott William Smith, 56, of Lebanon, passed on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. Scott was born to Roger William Smith and Jane Conroy Smith in Newport, N.H. He graduated with the class of 1976 from Newport High School and from Plymouth State College in 1979. Scott …

Lebanon Field Hockey Handles D-II Newcomer

Friday, September 12, 2014

Lebanon — Deb Beach suspects there’s a storm brewing in New Hampshire Division II field hockey this season. She’s glad her Lebanon Raiders caught it while it is still something of a zephyr. Dominant in Division III the …

City Has Tunnel Trouble

Friday, September 12, 2014

Lebanon — A tunnel in an old railroad bed that allows pedestrians to skirt traffic on Hanover Street has been closed due to structural concerns, evidenced by chunks of cement falling from the tunnel’s ceiling and expanding cracks …

Lebanon Golfers Thrilled With Their Funky Home Course

Friday, September 12, 2014

Lebanon — Quirky. Odd. Short. Bouncy. Capricious. Golfers have used those — and occasionally less flattering — adjectives to describe Carter Country Club for years. The Lebanon High golf team prefers a different descriptive. Home. After employing the …

Forum, Sept. 11: Justice, but No Seat; Bye-Bye Birdies?; Help Chad Denning’s Family

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Justice, but No Place to Sit To the Editor: On Thursday, Sept. 4, I was at the District Court in White River Junction participating in a jury draw for upcoming trials. For some reason, the court staff had assembled a much larger group of prospective jurors than normal. …

Gordon B. Durand Jr.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Lebanon — Gordon B. Durand Jr., 86, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. He was born on April 25, 1928 to the late Gordon B. & Dorothy (Robinson) Durand Sr. He attended schools in Cavendish and Chester, Vt.. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and following his discharge …

Floor Hockey Gets Grown-Up Treatment

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Lebanon — One of the most popular grade-school physical education activities has found an adult-league niche in the Upper Valley. The Upper Valley Floor Hockey began its second season Wednesday at the Carter Community Building Association’s Witherell Center …

Forum, Sept. 10: Enfield Dog Park; Stricter Bike Rules; The South Is Coming North

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Enfield Dog Park Has Its Day To the Editor: We are pleased to announce that the Mascoma Valley Dog Park Supporters have raised almost $60,000 to build a dog park adjacent to the Shaker Recreation Park on Route 4A in Enfield. The dog park will be free and …

Bare Booths in Upper Valley

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Hanover — Neither voters nor the major candidates in New Hampshire’s primary made much of an appearance in the Upper Valley Tuesday, as polls were sleepy and a U.S. Senate candidate’s wife stood in for her husband as …

Forrester, Little Win Contested Primaries

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

State Sen. Jeanie Forrester turned back a challenge Tuesday against a Free State Project Republican from Grafton in the New Hampshire Senate District 2 primary. The Meredith Republican, who chairs the Senate Finance Committee and is seeking a third term, had 79 percent of the vote, compared to …