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WIndsor's Tyson Boudro pitches to a Stevens batter during the Windsor at Stevens Baseball game at Barnes Park in Claremont, N.H., on April 21, 2014. 
The host Cardinals won in five innings, 16-6. Valley News - Sarah Priestap

Local Roundup: Cards Shuffle Windsor

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Claremont — It may still be early in the season, but the Stevens High baseball team is bringing the thunder thus far. Getting comfortable quickly in their home surroundings, the Cardinals exploded for a 16-6 victory in five innings over visiting Windsor on Monday afternoon at Barnes Park. Ryan Tanguay sparked things early with an RBI triple for Stevens. Austin Tenney added two hits and drove in a pair of runs. Junior Tyler Woodman had his first varsity hit, a two-run single. Caleb Beckley also drove in a pair, and Richard Bell put the Cardinals up by 10 in the bottom of the fifth, driving …

Robert A. “Robbie” Robinson

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Lyme, N.H. — Robert A. “Robbie” Robinson passed away after a brief illness on Saturday, April 5, 2014. He was born Dec. 26, 1940, on a snowy evening in Reading, Vt. to Mae Robinson. He was raised by Elmer and Rose (Peoples) Robinson. His family moved to Pompanussic and he attended Norwich Elementary School and graduated from Hanover High School in 1958. He …

Letter: Baffling Nuclear Policy

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

To the Editor: In another example of this administration’s baffling (to put it nicely) foreign policy, we learn that the United States is making sharp reductions in its nuclear deterrence four years before the date required by the New Start Treaty. The greatest reductions will be made in the arsenal most likely to survive a first strike. Nuclear capacity on submarines will be …

Drive for Five: Marauders March Into Another Championship Final

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Concord — Concord High tried. Bishop Guertin, too. Oyster River had two cracks. Heck, even Lebanon High gave it a go a couple of years back, without success. Now it’s Berlin-Gorham’s turn to knock Hanover off the NHIAA …

Too Much Bear to Bear: Coe-Brown Overcomes Cold Hanover

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Manchester — It wasn’t nervousness, injury or fatigue that hampered the Hanover High girls basketball team in Monday’s 56-52 NHIAA Division II semifinal loss to Coe-Brown. The second-ranked Marauders (19-4 overall, 18-3 league) entered the Southern New Hampshire …

Co-op Seeks $5.3 Million Renovation, Expansion of Hanover Store

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Hanover — The Co-op Food Stores’ South Park Street location has been renovated twice since its original construction in 1963, most recently in 1994. Since then, the store in downtown Hanover has gone without much updating. “The facility …

Group Seeks To Double Solar Homes

Friday, March 7, 2014

Hartford — To help facilitate the adoption of solar energy, five Upper Valley energy committees, including Plainfield, have signed on to a Vital Communities’ initiative called Solarize Upper Valley. They aim to double the number of solar-powered residences in just 15 weeks. “It’s much easier than it was …

Lyme School Bond Passes

Friday, March 7, 2014

Lyme — After going down to defeat last year, the town’s elementary school looks to be set for renovation and expansion. Voters overwhelmingly approved — by a 336-106 vote — an amended $2.85 million bond proposal Thursday night …

Chasing Pucks in Fairlee

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Will Guerin, 8, Henry Werner, 8, and Carter Guerin, 8, all of Lyme, chase a puck while playing hockey on Lake Morey in Fairlee.Valley News — Sarah Priestap …

Ray School Project Passes

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Hanover — A $5.8 million bond to pay for renovating the Ray Elementary School passed with 72.4 percent of voters in support. The bond required a two-thirds, or 66 percent, majority to pass, and it handily did so by a vote of 570-217. The renovation will fix a …

Marauders Hunker Down: Hanover Traps Pelham in First Round

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Hanover — Moments before Hanover High’s girls basketball team took to the Leede Arena court Tuesday, public-address announcer Rob Grabill took to the microphone with tongue planted firmly in cheek. Grabill requested that, in case of emergency, those …

Experience Pays Off for Raiders in Tourney Opener

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Lebanon — The Lebanon High girls basketball team has a place to go for intestinal fortitude on nights when such support is required. You might call it a reservoir, built on years upon years of state tournament appearances and victories. It holds experience and example on how to …

3 Charged in Connection With Norwich Burglaries

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

White River Junction — Three Upper Valley residents are facing charges in connection with burglaries of several homes in Norwich. Benjamin Kendall, 24, of Vershire has been charged with three felony counts of burglary and one misdemeanor count of petit larceny. Kendall pleaded not guilty to all four …