Lyme

School, Town Budget Increases Likely in Lyme

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The Lyme school meeting will take place at Lyme Elementary School at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 5. The Town Meeting will be held at the Lyme Community Gymnasium on Tuesday, March 10, at 9 a.m., with voting by ballot on town and school offices and three zoning amendments between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Lyme — Voters will be asked to approve increases in school and town budgets in Lyme next month. The $6 million proposed school budget voters will be asked to consider during the March 5 school district meeting is up about $270,000, or nearly 5 percent, from the current fiscal year’s. …

Lebanon Loses Hockey Game, Earns Moral Victory

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

West Lebanon — By the sounds of the whooping and hollering escaping the locker room door afterward, the Lebanon High girls hockey team accomplished much of what it sought out of Tuesday night’s rematch with neighboring Hanover. Hold down the state’s top forward? Check. Play disciplined defense and get a big game from the goaltender? Check and check. Leave Campion Rink with an …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Answer Cavalier Challenge

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Hollis, n.h. — Hanover High girls basketball coach Dan O’Rourke believes a third meeting with archrival Lebanon — this time in next week’s NHIAA Division II state tournament — could be in the offing. Both the Marauders and Raiders still have a game to play, but Hanover did its part to set up …

Local Roundup: ‘Whitchester’ Girls Win for Coach

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Woodstock — This one’s for the coach. With head coach Dennis Wood out of action due to emergency gall bladder surgery, the Whitcomb-Rochester girls basketball team fought off Craftsbury for a 50-38 victory in the Vermont Division IV quarterfinals on Saturday afternoon at Woodstock Union High School. The …

Anthony “Tony” G. LaBombard

Friday, February 20, 2015

Lyme, N.H. — Anthony “Tony” G. LaBombard passed away peacefully at his home in Lyme on Tuesday, Feb 17, 2015. Tony was born June 24, 1944, to Pauline (Buccellato) and Gerard LaBombard. He was brought up in Lebanon amidst a well known, long established, multi generational and widely …

Local Roundup: Windsor Boys Basketball Continues March Toward Top Seed

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Windsor — The Windsor High boys basketball team is close to locking down the top seed in the Vermont Division III state tournament — and still a long way from it as well. The Jacks continued their march …

Lyme Fire Destroys Historic Cape, Barn Saved

Monday, February 16, 2015

Lyme — A three-alarm fire destroyed a historic cape house on Pinnacle Hill Road Saturday night, beginning near a wood stove in an ell of the building and drawing firefighters from at least nine nearby towns. No one was hurt. The owners, Mark and Martha Tecca, found smoke …

Wilbur Fisk McLean, Jr.

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Wilbur F. McLean, Jr. died on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, at Harvest Hill, Lebanon. He was born on Oct. 13, 1918, in Duluth, Minn. to Marjorie Morrow McLean and Wilbur F. McLean, Sr. just as the Spanish flu reached its zenith and the Cloquet-Moose Lake …

A Chilly Championship: Hanover Takes Flight for Another State Title

Friday, February 13, 2015

Newport — Call it six degrees and jubilation. On a night that was so cold you thought you’d never be warm again, Hanover High rekindled the triumphant glow, winning its third consecutive state ski jumping championship and concluding …

Judith Ann Johnson

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Pawleys Island, S.C. — Judith Ann Johnson, age 65, loving wife, mother and grandmother, died Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, at her residence after a long illness. Born in Hanover, N.H., she was the eldest daughter of the late Everett and Priscilla King. She graduated from Becker Junior College …

A Woman’s Place Could Be in the Gym … If Only More Would Apply to Be H.S. Basketball Coaches

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Claremont — Some things are hard to understand. When Title IX was adopted in 1972, forcing schools to offer and fund female and male athletics equally, there was a bit of an upheaval when men were hired to …

Lyme Craftsman Constructs Caskets, Engages Community in Conversations About Death

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Lyme — Along with wooden cars, napkin holders and toast tongs, Lyme craftsman Michael Whitman sometimes displays a more unusual item at farmers markets and craft fairs. The handcrafted casket catches shoppers by surprise. “The most frequent question …

Local Roundup: Mascoma Boys Basketball Catches Winning Fever

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

West Canaan — If winning can be contagious, it’s safe to say the Mascoma High boys basketball team has caught the bug. The Royals used a collective hot-shooting touch to beat visiting Stevens 71-47 on Tuesday night. Mason …