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Archie Gilchrist, of Stockton, Calif., attended Hanover High School through the ABC program in 1971. A three sport athlete playing football basketball and track, Gilchrist was selected to play on the Shrine Team, but returned home to Jersey City, N.J. to work with youth through the city housing authority's summer programs. Gilchrist is attending the Shrine Bowl this year e this year to "right a wrong to an honor that was given to me," he said. He will donate $500 to the Shrine Hospital in the name of his Hanover Football coach Forrest Branch. Friday, July 31, 2015. (Valley News - James M. Patterson)
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Hanover Alum Makes Peace With Shrine Game

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Hanover — Standing outside Dartmouth College’s Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority on East Wheelock Street on Friday, Archie Gilchrist pointed to the room on the top floor that used to be his. Gilchrist was one of 10 inner-city students — from Chicago, New York and elsewhere — who lived at the house in the early 1970s while attending Upper Valley schools …

Vermont Up to Challenge, but N.H. Rules Again

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Castleton, Vt. — Players from NHIAA Division III schools might not attract as much notice as their brethren from larger institutions, but that didn’t stop a D-III contingent from contributing tremendously in Saturday’s Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl. Gilford’s Kyle Gaudet caught five passes for 190 yards and three touchdowns, Golden Eagles teammate Max …

Sanders To Campaign In Claremont

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Claremont — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is bringing his Democratic presidential campaign to Claremont on Sunday. The Vermont independent plans to hold a town meeting Sunday at 5 p.m. at The Common Man Inn & Restaurant at 21 Water St. in Claremont. Sanders knows the city well, as his son Levi lives there with his family. It’s part of a two-day swing through …

Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers Rescued in Lyme, Orford

Friday, July 24, 2015

Lyme — Officials are reminding hikers that thunderstorms and humidity make trails slippery at this time of year after crews rescued two Appalachian Trail hikers in separate incidents in Lyme and Orford Wednesday morning. “Care should be taken when hiking on bare rock and wet surfaces,” the New …

Lyme Restaurant Gets Clean Health Inspection Report

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Lyme — A state inspection last week found no traces of rodents in Stella’s Italian Kitchen and Market, despite previous reports that rats had been found in the adjoining post office. The New Hampshire Division of Public Health Services held an unannounced inspection at the Lyme restaurant on …

Baker Hill Administering New England Amateur Golf Exam

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Newbury, n.h. — Hanover’s Nate Choukas didn’t become a member at Baker Hill Golf Club this year with the New England Amateur in mind. But it isn’t going to hurt his chances for a good week. Choukas, the …

Hanover Teen Takes Top Seed to Limit at N.H. Amateur

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Bretton Woods, n.h. — Most of the Mount Washington Cog Railway’s engines now run on biodiesel fuel. But there’s still at least one locomotive that operates on old-fashioned coal; it’s easy to see it’s in action by the …

Lyme Owner Vows to Fix Any Rat Issue

Friday, July 17, 2015

Lyme — The owners of the Main Street property where the U.S. Postal Service has temporarily closed its post office because of the presence of rats said Thursday they have worked to remedy the problem and are confident the restaurant they run in the same building is safe …

Local Roundup: Hanover’s Choukas to N.H. Am Quarterfinals

Friday, July 17, 2015

Bretton Woods, n.h. — Hanover High School has jousted with rival Windham for NHIAA state boys golf honors the past several seasons. Now golfers tied to the two schools will battle it out to advance at the New …

For H.S. Trail Corps, Elbow Grease Goes a Long Way

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Lebanon — In anticipation of its 100th anniversary next year and to encourage the use of natural areas, the National Park Service has introduced a campaign called “Find Your Park.” Thanks in part to an NPS grant, for …

Rodents Prompt Move Of Lyme Post Office

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Lyme — Officials with the U.S. Postal Service have temporarily closed the post office in downtown Lyme because of a “rodent issue,” spokesman Steve Doherty said on Wednesday. “In the interest of public and employee safety, over-the-counter stamp and package sales along with pickup service for all 216 …

Local Roundup: Lebanon’s Pollard Chasing N.H. Amateur Leaders

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Bretton Woods, n.h. — Former Lebanon High School golfer Zach Pollard finds himself near the lead after the first round of stroke play at the New Hampshire Golf Association Amateur Championship at the Mount Washington Resort. Pollard, who …

Straight Ahead: A Young Kicker Boots the Ball the Old-Fashioned Way

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Like any teenaged football player, Hanover High sophomore Jake Licht has his NFL favorites. Out of all of them, Green Bay Packer legend Jerry Kramer has stood out — he was a lineman, as is Licht. And, for …