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Janine Weins interviews a children's book author her bookstore in Lebanon, N.H, in Nov. 1995. Valley News- Geoff Hansen

A Life: Janine Weins, 1940-2015; ‘She Was a Very Brilliant Woman, and She Was Also Very Modest’

Monday, April 20, 2015

Lyme — Janine Weins interviewed her last radio guest, the director of the sleep program at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital, on March 4. “Every living creature needs sleep,” Dr. Adam Sorscher told Weins during the hour-long broadcast. “Everybody listening to this show has this commonality, that they need sleep.” Owls sleep, he said. Geese sleep. Fruit flies sleep. Dolphins doze with one half of the brain at a time. Plants, too, have periods of lessened activity; and even cells may have a snooze now and then, by behavioral definitions of the activity. And unlike other impulses, the urge to close one’s eyes is irresistible. …

Hanover’s OT Work Rewarded

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Hanover — With his red hair, goateed chin and stocky build, first-year Hanover High boys lacrosse coach Ryan Gardner bears some resemblance to the comedian Louis C.K. Gardner, but his players weren’t laughing as dusk crept across Merriman-Branch Field on Monday. Not when they’d just surrendered two goals during the fourth quarter’s final …

Business Notes: April 5, 2015

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Claremont — Runnings will open its doors on Tuesday in the former Lowe’s Home Improvement store, which it bought last year about two years after Lowe’s announced it would close. Runnings is a general merchandise chain store with headquarters in the Midwest. Its product line includes clothing, outdoor equipment, lawn and garden, automotive, …

New Hanover Lacrosse Coach Comes Full Circle

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Hanover — Much is new and much is familiar to Ryan Gardner, who takes over this season as head coach of the Hanover High boys lacrosse team . What’s new is the home in Norwich he and his …

Liberty Utilities, New Hampshire Electric Users to See Savings

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley residents served by Liberty Utilities and the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative will pay less for electricity come May 1. The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday approved Liberty Utilities’ request to decrease its electric energy service rates, and the New Hampshire Electric …

Beverly Ann (Snelling) Balch

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Lyme Center, N.H. — Beverly Ann (Snelling) Balch passed away peacefully on Palm Sunday, March 29, 2015, in her home in Lyme Center. Her quiet grace and steadfast faith, supported by the love and prayers of family and friends carried her through her courageous battle with cancer for …

The Original, and Best

Sunday, March 29, 2015

As one of the original high school girls hockey programs in New Hampshire, Hanover High has always thrived on its tradition. With every passing season comes a new chapter of excellence, including this winter’s 19-2-1 team that won …

Ready to Serve: Ex-Hanover Player Takes Long Road to Army

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Andrew O’Leary’s winding path to college hockey resulted in an unorthodox destination: the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. The Black Knights have a long history in the sport, but unfortunately it’s not a particularly successful one. Army …

Counties Ranked on Wellness

Saturday, March 28, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley public health officials say an annual ranking of the health status of each county in the United States will help guide them as they create action plans to address the challenges area communities …

It’s Time to Get Started: As Kearney Moves On, Leigh Moves Up

Friday, March 27, 2015

When on a mountain, Brook Leigh prefers to ski a reasonably straight line. He’ll go as fast as he can. If he encounters a bump or mogul, he’ll try to launch himself into the air as high as …

Evelyn DeSanto McCarthy

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Lyme, N.H. — Evelyn DeSanto McCarthy, 88, of Lyme died Monday, March 16, 2015, at Valley Terrace, in White River Junction, Vt. She was born in Bronx, N.Y. in 1927 to Anna Gross and Maurice DeSanto. Evelyn has spent the last 25 years living on her beloved Far …

H.S. Notebook: Capital League Names TA’s Pomeroy Player of Year

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

A visit to Saturday’s VBCA Senior All-Star Games put Eric Ward in a wistful mood. As Thetford Academy senior Michaela Pomeroy ran around the Windsor High School floor in her Division III-IV girls basketball finale, Ward thought about …

It Ain’t Over ’til Senior Year: Even With D-I in Future, Hartman Happy Scoring for Hanover

Monday, March 16, 2015

Manchester — Matti Hartman’s first hockey rink was built by her father, out of love for the game and the two children who would be playing it. Gregg Hartman, a Philadelphia native and Flyers fan whose pleasant memories …