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Forum, July 29: Change in Norwich; One for the Books in Bradford; Measles Prevention

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Vocal Minority in Norwich To the Editor: I’m compelled to respond to Brian Livingston’s attack on Norwich Town Manager Neil Fulton and the needs of the Norwich municipal workers (“A Pool, Not a Police Station,” July 14). There is ample evidence that the police department’s building is beyond reasonable repair. The building study was conducted in 2012 and has been on the town’s website since then. In reading it, one …

Granite United Way Employee Honored

Sunday, July 27, 2014

West Lebanon — Dana Hanson, outgoing director of major gifts at Granite United Way, received a commendation from Gov. Maggie Hassan during Hassan’s visit to the Upper Valley last week. Hanson, who lives in Etna, was recognized for outstanding work in the community. She recently announced her retirement from United Way after 15 …

Forum, July 23: More About the Co-op; No More Co-op; Thanks, Shawn Braley

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Don’t Rush to Judgment To the Editor: The recent controversy about firings at the Co-op seems to revolve around how a values-based organization could so abruptly dismiss employees considered by many to be very competent and helpful. We have long been Co-op members and one of us served on the Co-op board for many years, so we are fully aware both of co-operative …

Goalie for Hire: N.H. Keeper Fills in for Rival

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Hanover — Agreeing to join a game of darts is one thing. But agreeing to be the board? Hanover High goalie Emily Gougelet’s voluntary assignment on Saturday afternoon in the Twin State All Star Lacrosse Game, won by New Hampshire over Vermont, 25-9, might not have been quite …

Democrats Unopposed For Hanover Seats

Friday, June 20, 2014

Hanover — Four Democrats appear to be running unopposed in November for the New Hampshire House seats representing Hanover and Lyme, though two of the candidates would be new to the Legislature. State Reps. Bernie Benn, of Hanover, and Beatriz Pastor, of Lyme, are stepping down, after seven …

Marian Evalyn Strout Northrup

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Norwich, Conn. — Marian E. (Evie) Strout Northrup died peacefully and unexpectedly at her home in Norwich on Thursday, May 29, 2014, at the age of 62. She was born at home in Lyme, N.H. to Gerald and Elizabeth Strout, Aug. 3, 1951. Marion is survived by her …

Local Roundup: Lebanon’s Kennedy a N.E. Champ

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Bridgewater, Mass. — Lebanon High freshman Corinne Kennedy capped a stellar first high school season by claiming the 300-meter hurdles at the 69th New England Interscholastic Track & Field Championship at Bridgewater State University on Saturday, completing a …

Forum, June 17: Another Gun Tragedy; Freeing Terrorists; Cherish the Co-op

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Another Gun Tragedy To the Editor: In the wake of yet another gun assault on our society, I find myself questioning the events. This time it was Steve Arkel, a part-time police officer from Brentwood, N.H. I knew Steve as a dad. His daughter and mine played lacrosse …

Tag-Team Tourney: Vt. Open Requiring the Work of Two Courses

Monday, June 16, 2014

Killington, Vt. — There’s a collective responsibility to running any golf tournament. The folks behind the Jeff Julian Memorial Vermont Open are only taking it up a couple of notches this week. Following through on a decision to …

At Hanover, ‘Go and Choose Your Own Path’

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Click here for a photo gallery.  ∎ Hanover — Two Labradoodle pups, making their debut as honorary guests, shared the limelight with 182 seniors at Hanover High School’s 126th graduation ceremony Friday night. Dewey, a chocolate five-month-old male, and …

Local Roundup: Hanover Graduate Part of Hall of Fame Class

Friday, June 13, 2014

Manchester — The New Hampshire Legends of Hockey didn’t exist when Steve Shirreffs was patrolling the blue line for the Hanover High School boys hockey program. Now he’s entering the hall of fame. Shirreffs will join a seven-person class when the NHLOH holds its annual induction ceremony and …

Art Notes: Thetford Painter Jean Gerber Stays Close to Nature

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Jean Gerber has arranged her life so she can devote as much time as possible to painting. She lives off-the-grid in a small cabin in Thetford, has no mortgage, few bills to pay, and, she estimates, has divested …

Forum, June 11: Dartmouth ‘Brand,’; Let There Be Solar; Eating Garlic Mustard

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Big Money Vs. Obamacare To the Editor: Turn on your TV set here in New Hampshire of late and sooner or later you will surely be confronted by an earnest young woman speaking in dulcet tones reminding us that the Affordable Care Act simply “is not working,” and …