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At her home in  Lyme, N.H. Carola Lea hands Innocent Mpoki some curry for a dinner he was making on Aug. 21, 2014. Mpoki stayed with Lea this summer while he worked at Loch Lyme Lodge to make money for college.
Valley News - Jennifer Hauck

New School, New Challenge: Zimbabwean Student’s Journey Continues at Middlebury 

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Innocent Mpoki begins classes today at Middlebury College, one of 660 students in the class of 2018, of which 73 are international students; Mpoki also falls into the 14 percent of students who are the first in their family to attend college. But the statistics don’t really tell the story of Mpoki’s odyssey, the first person in his remote rural …

Fastest For 48

Monday, September 1, 2014

Lebanon — Orford hiker Andrew Thompson normally has no problems falling asleep, but on July 6 he uncharacteristically tossed and turned through the night. Too bad for Thompson, because he wouldn’t be getting much sleep at all over the next 3½ days. The 38-year-old former Appalachian Trail through-hike speed record holder now has a new mark to crow about, having climbed all 48 …

Hugh Blanchard O’Donnell

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Lyme, N.H.— Hugh Blanchard O’Donnell, Jr. 87 died Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in White River Jct., Vt after a battle with cancer. He was born June 1, 1927 in Vershire, VT the son of Hugh Blanchard and Claudia F. (Button) O’Donnell. He attended school in Vershire and graduated from Chelsea High School in 1948. After high school, …

Wanting Water Everywhere: Runner Uses Yoga to Raise Money for Native Kenya

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Hanover — Elite distance runner Sam Chelanga has settled in the Upper Valley in part because the wooded hills remind him of his home village in Kenya. Now he’s hoping friends in his new surroundings can help him …

Hanover Grad Makes Quick Recovery in CHaD Football Game

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Manchester — Shawn Cavallaro didn’t receive the most valuable player award after Saturday’s third annual New Hampshire East-West High School All-Star football game at St. Anselm College. However, a solid case could have been made that No. 4 …

Lebanon Opts to Keep Fireworks in August; Lyme Show Over

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Lebanon — Two Upper Valley communities will not hold Fourth of July fireworks shows as they have in the past, altering long-held holiday traditions for residents and potentially swelling crowds for displays in other towns. Due to the success of last year’s postponed show, Lebanon parks and recreation …

Back in the Game: After Cancer, Chaltain Turns Toward Training

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Lebanon — Former Hanover High two-sport standout Grady Chaltain was always a leader on the field. Now having overcome brain cancer, he’s hoping to lead clients in the training room. Chaltain, 24, recently graduated from the University of …

27 Young People Charged With Underage Drinking in N.H.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Lyme — Police cited 21 men and women between the ages of 17 and 20 for underage drinking on Saturday at Dartmouth Skiway and another six people on Thursday for drinking underage in the Ray School parking lot. Lyme police officer Anthony Swett was doing his regular patrol …

Local & Regional Briefs: Monday, June 23, 2014

Monday, June 23, 2014

Police: Underage Drinkers Cited at Skiway Cabin Lyme — Police broke up an underage drinking party at Dartmouth Skiway on Saturday night. Lyme Police Chief Shaun J. O’Keefe was out of town for the weekend, but said via email Sunday that he believed some arrests were made when …

Cohase Garden Tour Today Includes Tea at Lake Morey

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Fairlee — The third annual Cohase Garden Tour will take place today from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Maps and directions for the self-guided tour are available at Lake Morey Resort in Fairlee. This year’s tour features the formal gardens of Lake Morey Resort; meandering gardens at a …

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 …