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Joshua Barker and Caitlin Adams Barker (Jennifer Hauck photograph)

Wedding: Adams — Barker

Saturday, August 29, 2015

White River Junction — Caitlin Marie Adams and Joshua Thomas Barker were married on May 30, 2015, at St. Anthony Roman Catholic Church in White River Junction. The bride’s parents escorted her down the aisle, and Deacon John Guarino officiated at the ceremony. Emma Schluntz was the maid of honor. Jacqueline Hancox, Catriona Brosius, Audrey Arnold and Meagan Swahn were the bridesmaids. Jonathan Stallsmith and JP Barker were the best men. Ryan Soderquist, Ryan Adams and Chris Mudge were the groomsmen. The bride’s cousins Nick, Andrew and Sam Wood served as ushers. The bridegroom’s niece Tessa Barker was the flower girl. The ceremony readings were …

NHIAA Aims to Be Tech-Savvy

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Concord — At the start of each workday, NHIAA Executive Director Jeff Collins and assistant Dave Rozumek say they spend 30-45 minutes brainstorming ways to make the organization’s website, nhiaa.org, more informative and user-friendly. Some time during the 2015-16 school year, it hopes to reveal the best version yet. Implementing “Schedule Star” software and other upgrades, the NHIAA is aiming to streamline the …

Medal-Mania: Upper Valley Rowing Foundation Racks Up National Honors

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Hanover — Masters rowing may ostensibly be a hobby, yet it’s something members of the Upper Valley Rowing Foundation take quite seriously. Earlier this month, the club culminated the summer season with some seriously strong results. About 30 UVRF rowers traveled to Camden, N.J., on Aug. 13-16 for the U.S. Rowing Masters National …

Art Notes: Lyme Artist’s Medium Requires Patience

Thursday, June 18, 2015

There are artists who work in oils, watercolor, acrylics, charcoal, prints, jewelry — you name it, the variations are numerous. Greg Gorman is one of those rarer artists who not only paints, but also has chosen to work …

Heating Aid Agency Tri-Cap to Close Offices in Lebanon, Woodsville

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Lebanon — Tri-County Community Action Program, the social service agency that provides heating-fuel assistance and other critical funding for needy North County residents, is closing five of its eight walk-in offices, including Lebanon and Woodsville, officials said Wednesday. …

Engagement Announcement: Johnson — Weinstein

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Lyme — James N. and Miriam Weinstein, of Lyme, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Shelsey Jane, to Patrick Owen Johnson, son of Stephen P. and Paula Doherty Johnson of Lincoln, Mass. The couple met at Middlebury …

Big Class, High Spirits in Hanover

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Hanover — The intermittent thunder from the sweltering Hanover High School gym Friday night was generated by one of the largest graduating classes in the school’s history — 198 seniors — and an overflow crowd of jubilant admirers. …

Goalie Backstops Windham Past Hanover for D-II Lacrosse Title

Friday, June 12, 2015

Exeter, n.h. — Can we be honest for a minute here? In a world of whale autopsy technicians, porta-potty cleaners and sewer inspectors, the job of lacrosse goaltender has to rank right up there. Think about it. You …

Lyme Board Rejects Co-Housing Application

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Lyme — The town Zoning Board on Wednesday night rejected an application from owners of the Loch Lyme Lodge to proceed with a 36-unit co-housing project on Route 10. In a 5-0 vote, the Zoning Board of Adjustment declined to grant the major part of a multi-provision variance …

Zoning Board May Decide on Proposed Loch Lyme Lodge Co-Housing This Week

Monday, June 8, 2015

Lyme — The owners of the Loch Lyme Lodge on Orford Road are awaiting a decision from the town zoning board as to whether they may develop a 36-unit co-housing project near the resort overlooking Post Pond. After …

On to the Final: Hanover Outlasts Portsmouth in Lacrosse Semis

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Exeter, n.h. — Playing its way to the New Hampshire Division II championship game is sweet for the Hanover High girls lacrosse team, but beating Portsmouth to get there makes it just a bit richer. The Marauders came out flying and torched the Clippers’ defense in a 20-15 …

On Prose: A Writer’s True Art — Rewriting

Friday, June 5, 2015

An empty blue-book for a student writing an essay in an important exam. A blank white computer page for someone composing a cover letter for a job they desperately need. A soft linen sheet of stationery awaiting just the right words to console a friend who’s suffered a …

Local Roundup: Sunapee Softball All Business in Tourney Opener

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Sunapee — Opening games for top-ranked teams in state tournaments should be about taking care of business. That would make the Sunapee High girls softball squad a bunch of serious businesswomen. The top-ranked Lakers wasted no time dispatching No. 16 Hinsdale in Wednesday’s NHIAA Division IV opener. Rachel …