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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 values and of the complex issues inherent …

Growing Up a Hazard to Golf: Real World Claims Talent From NHGA

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Goffstown, n.h. — Michael Killam didn’t see the question coming. When he comprehended it, he needed a few moments to gain his composure. The blessing of the New Hampshire Golf Association’s state championship format — a weeklong grind that reflects how the USGA runs the United States Amateur — is also its curse. …

Forum, July 16: Co-op Matters; Waste in Vermont; Coverage Appreciated

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Management Flaw To the Editor: Terry Appleby’s column in the Valley News (“The Co-op Serves Its Members and Workers,” July 12), intended to ease the minds of concerned friends of the Co-op regarding recent firings, instead revealed what could be the source of our discomfort — a fatal flaw in managerial thinking. In an effort to quiet the talk about recent firings being …

Stanley H. “Shorty” Wilmot

Friday, June 6, 2014

Piermont, N.H. — Stanley H. “Shorty” Wilmot, 84, died Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at his home in Piermont. He was born in Lyme, N.H., March 7, 1930, a son of Irvin and Lillian (Sayre) Wilmot and worked as a mechanic for many years at Huggett’s Garage in Thetford, …

Hanover Lacrosse Rolls, Faces Challenge Next

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Hanover — “One More” reads the printed slogan on the back hem of the Hanover High boys lacrosse team’s shooting shirts. The Marauders got what they wanted Thursday, extending their season to another game with a 14-6 defeat …

‘Do the Right Thing’: Hanover Brothers Keep Their Father Close to Them

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Hanover — When the Hanover High boys lacrosse team takes the field today in an NHIAA Division I quarterfinal playoff game against visiting Nashua North, the Marauders will be a man up from the opening whistle. No penalty …

Hanover Sinks Old Rival for D-II Tennis Title

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Bedford, n.h. — Though they had clinched their program’s first state championship in seven years following Zoe Yu’s come-from-behind win at No. 3 singles Wednesday, members of the Hanover High girls tennis team subdued their celebration in the …

Hanover Lacrosse Team’s ‘Stall Ball’ OK’d

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Hanover — The stall heard ’round New Hampshire took a relative blink of an eye to be resolved in Hanover High girls lacrosse coach Chris Seibel’s favor. The New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association on Monday verified Seibel’s belief …

Local Roundup: Hanover Crew Wins Sleigh Cup

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Hanover — Host Hanover High won five races to capture the Sleigh Cup as the New Hampshire public school boys and girls rowing champion during Saturday’s Hanover Invitational regatta on the Connecticut River. Seven of the state’s eight public school teams made the trip for the race, and …

Vital Communities Honors 14 Upper Valley Women Leaders

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Hartford — A celebration last week honored 14 women leaders whose work has significantly contributed to the Upper Valley. Vital Communities’ annual Heroes and Leaders event also serves as a benefit for the nonprofit’s Leadership Upper Valley program. The following women were honored at Thursday’s sold out dinner …

Kearsarge Boys Repeat as Track Kings

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Local Roundup: Kearsarge Boys Repeat as Track Kings …

Marauders Can’t Stall Fate: Windham’s Team Speed Earns Top Seed

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Hanover — During the second half of Saturday’s girls lacrosse game between Hanover High and visiting Windham, a small paper booklet lay open on a sideline bench, its pages occasionally flipping in the wind. The copy of the …

A Raider Resurrection: Lebanon Boys Track Back On Summit

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Pelham, n.h. — With three top-five finishes behind him and his next turn in the long jump just ahead, Will Merchant turned to see Josh Fontaine chasing the leader of the 3,200-meter race at Saturday’s New Hampshire Division …