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Braxton McNulty, of Hanover, shoots and scores on Curtis Richall, of Pelham Alvirne, bringing the score to 5 - 0 in the second period at Campion Rink in West Lebanon, N.H. Wednesday, February 10, 2016.
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Marauders Come Through When It Counts

Thursday, February 11, 2016

West Lebanon — Seth Stadheim breathed a sigh of relief after the game. His Hanover High boys hockey teammates in the Campion Rink locker room were in the process of doing the same. A loss on Wednesday night to Pelham-Alvirne would have been bad. Really bad, particularly given Hanover’s uncharacteristic shutout loss to struggling Manchester Central on Saturday. With the …

The Merchants of Menace: Twin Sisters Guide Lebanon Girls to Third at State Meet

Monday, February 8, 2016

Hanover — Twin sisters Kath and Kim Merchant have always joined one another for many of the same extracurricular activities. The list of common accomplishments now includes significant contributions at an indoor track and field state championship meet. The sophomore duo took the first two places in the shot put Sunday at Dartmouth …

Local Roundup: Locals Split CVC Cross Country Ski Titles

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Strafford — The Lebanon High boys and Hanover High girls came home with Connecticut Valley Conference cross country skiing championships on Tuesday without the benefit of celebrating an individual victory. Instead, the Raiders and Marauders did a good job of packing their best skiers high up on the finish list to record their …

Trump Campaign Claims Upper Valley Supporters Who Say They Didn’t Commit

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

West Lebanon — Nancy Partington isn’t a fan of Donald Trump. The Woodsville resident plans to vote for a Republican in the upcoming New Hampshire presidential primary, but thinks the billionaire businessman can sometimes be “a little erratic.” …

IMHO: Cancer Survivor Returning Favor to Charity

Saturday, December 26, 2015

In this season of giving, Grady Chaltain wants to give until it hurts. But it’s nothing like the pain he’s endured and would give anything to prevent others from experiencing. The former three-sport Hanover High athlete saw his …

Local Roundup: A New Houde in Newport Carves Own Niche

Saturday, December 26, 2015

Keene, n.h. — The danger in being Ethan Houde is making sure everyone doesn’t look at you as being Andrew Houde, version 2.0. The younger Houde, now a sophomore, got to play with his older brother a little bit on the Newport High boys basketball team last winter. …

Esther Elizabeth (Smith) Balch

Friday, December 25, 2015

Lyme, N.H. — Esther Elizabeth (Smith) Balch died Monday, Dec. 21, 2015, at the Grafton County Nursing Home, where she received excellent care, and was loved by all. She was born Dec. 27, 1918, in Dorchester, Mass. (the youngest of nine children), to Annie (Keddy) Smith and Dennison …

College Notes: Ex-Upper Valley Stars Filled Field Hockey Rosters

Friday, December 25, 2015

Let’s start off with the fall season: Field Hockey Bryant was 3-16 but freshman midfielder Emily Perryman (Lebanon) started every game and had five goals, two of which were deciding tallies during Bulldog victories. She added three assists. …

No Snow, No Snow Business: Slow Start to Winter at Least Allows for Maintenance and Repairs

Sunday, December 20, 2015

Enfield — On a gray, overcast afternoon last week Whaleback Mountain was bare. Rocks poked out of the mud, the water of Stony Brook at the mountain’s base rushed with the torrent of a spring thaw. Ski chairlifts …

Broom Brigade: Lebanon Rolls to an Easy Wechsler Cup Sweep

Friday, December 18, 2015

Lebanon — In both halves of Friday night’s boys and girls Wechsler Cup basketball doubleheader against Hanover at Lebanon High, the Raiders simply bided their time, outlasting the Marauders in what turned out to be back-to-back shootouts for …

H.S. Notebook: Hanover’s Berolzheimer an All-American

Monday, December 14, 2015

Hanover — Like the topping on a layer cake, Asa Berolzheimer’s soccer postseason has been capped with a tasty coating of icing. The Hanover High senior first led the Marauders’ boys soccer team to an NHIAA Division I …

CRPT Talks Trails at Annual Meeting

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Hanover — Spur trails, new campsites and incorporating the Appalachian Trail were some of the topics discussed at the Connecticut River Paddlers’ Trail annual meeting Tuesday at Howe Library. The CRPT, a series of access points and primitive campsites spanning the trail’s source in northern New Hampshire to …

Service Note: Dec. 6, 2015

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Norwich — Marine Corps First Lt. Sage D’Aprile, of Norwich, recently completed training at the Naval Aviation Training Program in Kingsville, Texas, and has earned his wings as a Naval Aviator. D’Aprile has been selected to fly the AV-8B Harrier II, the Marine Corp.’s attack jet, and will …