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Printmaker Matt Brown refines a block with added cuts while making test prints in his studio in Lyme, N.H. Monday, November 16, 2015. Brown uses natural pigments, rice paste and water to create layered landscapes of northern New England. (Valley News - James M. Patterson)
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Art Notes: Lyme Printmaker Applies Asian Technique to Local Scenery

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Epiphanies don’t come along every day of the week, so when it happens an artist pays attention. In 1993 Matt Brown went to the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College to see a show of woodblock prints by Utagawa Hiroshige, the 19th century Japanese artist. The Hood has in its collection two complete sets of Hiroshige’s famous print …

R.I. Team Makes Itself Comfortable at New England Cross Country Meet

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Thetford — Preparing for Saturday’s New England cross country championships at Thetford Academy, runners from La Salle Academy heard a lot about Morty’s Monster — the steep hill near the end of TA’s 3.1-mile course named for designer John Morton — yet the Rams all but refused to acknowledge it. The Catholic school …

Hanover Senior to Play Hockey at Northeastern

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Hanover High senior Matti Hartman signed her National Letter of Intent to attend and play women’s hockey for Northeastern University on Wednesday. That done, the high-scoring forward still has something hanging over her head. Having joined USA Hockey’s under-18 national program back in August for a three-game series with Canada, Hartman is awaiting …

Succeed With Speed: Two Early Goals Net Hanover a Second Straight State Girls Soccer Title

Monday, November 9, 2015

Exeter, n.h. — The Hanover High girls soccer team knew a quick start would be important in Sunday’s NHIAA Division II final. The Marauders couldn’t have anticipated just how successful they’d be with that approach. Mirroring last season’s …

Wedding: Nelson — Schleicher

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Hanover — Alexis Curtis Nelson and Kurt Uihlein Schleicher were married on July 4, 2015, in the Rollins Chapel at Dartmouth College in Hanover. The bride was escorted down the aisle by her father. Rolf Kielman, the bride’s …

Setting the Tone: Marauders’ Penalty-Kick Strategy Pays Off

Friday, November 6, 2015

Exeter, n.h. — Hanover High girls soccer coach Doug Kennedy didn’t have a plan for shooting first or second during a penalty-kick tiebreaker in Thursday night’s NHIAA Division II semifinal against Oyster River, so he let his captains …

Hanover Fire Displaces 2 Organizations

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Hanover — Officials have determined a structure fire that sent one man to the hospital and displaced two nonprofit organizations was an accident. Hanover Fire Chief Martin McMillan said the fire started in the bedroom of the tenant’s …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Soccer Reaches Division II Semifinals

Monday, November 2, 2015

Pembroke, n.h. — If dropping a 5-2 decision to Pembroke a month ago represents the lowest point of the Hanover High girls soccer season, then the Marauders must be loving the view from above. Mahler Meyerrose made several good stops during a seven-save shutout with a big assist …

Granite United Way Request Process Opens

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Granite United Way has opened its annual request for qualification process, in which nonprofits begin the process of becoming a qualified partner. Becoming a Granite United Way qualified partner enables nonprofits to take part in the organization’s community impact grant application process, join its Day of Caring Volunteer …

Hanover Rotary Auction Is Friday

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Lyme — Hanover Rotary Club’s gala auction is set for Friday at 6 p.m. at Dowd’s Country Inn. The annual event raises money for Hanover Rotary Charities and for a specific local nonprofit — this year it’s White River Junction-based Second Growth, which provides treatment and support services …

Arthur Robert Quinton

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Amherst, Mass. — Arthur Robert Quinton, Emeritus Professor of Physics at the University of Massachusetts, passed away early Monday, Oct. 26, 2015, at his home on Red Gate Lane, surrounded by his family. His final day was the only time when he was not completely independent, including tending …

Help Really Wanted

Sunday, November 1, 2015

West Lebanon — Help wanted signs are popping up all over the Upper Valley. A trip along the Route 12A commercial strip in West Lebanon, for example, reveals McDonald’s is hiring at the rate of $10 per hour. …

Ready to Get Their Kicks: Familiarity Breeds Opportunity for Lebanon, Hanover

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Lebanon — Passers-by who may have been fooled into thinking Monday’s showdown at Lebanon High was a high-stakes matchup between neighboring rivals likely was puzzled by the pregame rituals. With the Hanover and Lebanon boys soccer teams lined …