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Seth Orne, front, and Joe Denhert use a makeshift "stretcher" made of tree trunks to transport a pair of mattresses away from the Appalachian Trail. The duty was part of the pair's "Packing It Out" initiative, which removed nearly 1,100 pounds of garbage from the AT corridor this summer. (Photograph courtesy Seth Orne)

Hikers Pack Up, Clean Out Appalachian Trail

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Coined by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service in the 1960s, the “leave no trace” principle encourages visitors of the outdoors to take out everything they bring into the wilderness. A few Appalachian Trail thru hikers did even better this year — leaving the national scenic trail even more pristine than when they entered by removing trash left behind by others. Georgia residents Seth Orne and Paul Dehnert, both 25, and friend Jeff Twedt, 29, set out last March on their “Packing It Out” initiative, with a goal of removing 1,000 pounds of garbage from the AT corridor. Orne and Dehnert completed the mission …

Laura Pike DeGoosh

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Merrimack, N.H. — Laura P. DeGoosh, 93, died Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, at Community Hospice House in Merrimack. She had lived at her son and daughter-in-law’s home in Manchester, since December 2014. Laura was born Dec. 6, 1921, and raised in Lyme N.H., in the Lyme Center area. Her parents were Chester Pike and Corrine (Camp) Pike. She had an older brother, Charles, …

Local Roundup: Hanover, Concord Boys Soccer Deadlock

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Concord — Hanover’s Griffin Johnson was inches away from ending the game in double overtime, but the crossbar answered his header in the box in what proved to be the best last chance of the Marauders’ 2-2 double-overtime boys soccer draw with Concord on Tuesday. Hanover senior captain Asa Berolzheimer scored twice in the contest for the Marauders, the second coming off a …

Lyme Owner Vows to Fix Any Rat Issue

Friday, July 17, 2015

Lyme — The owners of the Main Street property where the U.S. Postal Service has temporarily closed its post office because of the presence of rats said Thursday they have worked to remedy the problem and are confident the restaurant they run in the same building is safe …

Local Roundup: Hanover’s Choukas to N.H. Am Quarterfinals

Friday, July 17, 2015

Bretton Woods, n.h. — Hanover High School has jousted with rival Windham for NHIAA state boys golf honors the past several seasons. Now golfers tied to the two schools will battle it out to advance at the New …

For H.S. Trail Corps, Elbow Grease Goes a Long Way

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Lebanon — In anticipation of its 100th anniversary next year and to encourage the use of natural areas, the National Park Service has introduced a campaign called “Find Your Park.” Thanks in part to an NPS grant, for …

Rodents Prompt Move Of Lyme Post Office

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Lyme — Officials with the U.S. Postal Service have temporarily closed the post office in downtown Lyme because of a “rodent issue,” spokesman Steve Doherty said on Wednesday. “In the interest of public and employee safety, over-the-counter stamp and package sales along with pickup service for all 216 …

Local Roundup: Lebanon’s Pollard Chasing N.H. Amateur Leaders

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Bretton Woods, n.h. — Former Lebanon High School golfer Zach Pollard finds himself near the lead after the first round of stroke play at the New Hampshire Golf Association Amateur Championship at the Mount Washington Resort. Pollard, who …

Straight Ahead: A Young Kicker Boots the Ball the Old-Fashioned Way

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Like any teenaged football player, Hanover High sophomore Jake Licht has his NFL favorites. Out of all of them, Green Bay Packer legend Jerry Kramer has stood out — he was a lineman, as is Licht. And, for …

People in Business: July 12, 2015

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Nancy A. Barrington, of Lyme, has joined The Hanover Group at Morgan Stanley as a financial adviser. Barrington has 20 years of experience as a certified public accountant. Most recently, she worked as a senior accountant with Gallagher, Flynn & Co. LLC. She earlier served as interim chief …

Undefeated, Times Two for Hanover Tennis

Friday, July 10, 2015

Following an unbeaten season and a state championship last year, everyone knew the Hanover High School girls tennis team would be good. But could they go unbeaten again and win another state title? They could, and they did. …

Veterinarian Victim Of Murder-Suicide

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Lebanon — Police are investigating the death of former Lebanon veterinarian Jennifer Noll, the victim of an apparent murder-suicide. The bodies of Noll, 43, and her boyfriend, 49-year-old Richard L. Sanderson were found by Exeter police officers performing a welfare check at their rental home late Tuesday morning, …

The Best Seat on the Water: Etna’s Desaulniers Set to Power UNH Men’s Crew Team

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Hanover — When David Desaulniers needs to get things going, he will come up with some crazy stuff. “The legs feed the wolf, gentlemen!” he once bellowed in the heat of a race. There were no wolves out …