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Letter: Baffling Nuclear Policy

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

To the Editor: In another example of this administration’s baffling (to put it nicely) foreign policy, we learn that the United States is making sharp reductions in its nuclear deterrence four years before the date required by the New Start Treaty. The greatest reductions will be made in the arsenal most likely to survive a first strike. Nuclear capacity on submarines will be reduced by 29 percent, and on B …

Hanover Hits Numbers Crunch: Shorthanded Squad Slowed in Opener

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Hanover — Backs bent, shoulders drooped and expressions were grim Monday as the Hanover High boys lacrosse team gathered at halftime of its season opener. A squad expected to possibly contend for a state title found itself trailing by six goals to Champlain Valley Union, and Marauders coach Jeff Reed wasn’t pleased with …

Steinway, Not for Sale: Memories Block Hanover Seller’s Plan

Saturday, April 12, 2014

On Nov. 13, 1928, the big stories on the New York Times front page included the sinking of the steamship Vestris off the Virginia coast with a loss of 140 lives, and the pledge of New York Democratic Gov. Al Smith to support the man who had defeated him for the presidency the …

Hanover Native ‘Skijoring’ in Alaska

Friday, February 28, 2014

For Chase Tingle, even a 10-degree race day is a bit too warm. A Hanover native now living in Alaska, Tingle, 30, has been touring the woods with sled dogs — also known as skijoring — for both …

Letter: Lyme’s School District Vote

Friday, February 28, 2014

To the Editor: In the run-up to Lyme’s School District meeting next week, with a bond proposal on the warrant, several people have asked why such a vote would not be taking place on Town Meeting Day, when polls are open all day. Here is an explanation that …

Lyme School Again On Ballot

Friday, February 28, 2014

The Lyme School Meeting will take place at Lyme Elementary School at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 6. The Town Meeting will be held at the Lyme Community Gymnasium on Tuesday, March 11 at 9 a.m., with voting …

Judge George H. Palmer

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Lyme, N.H. — George H. Palmer, a former Ohio Court of Appeals judge and a W.W. II veteran, died at home in Lyme, on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. He was 90. George had a distinguished legal career, serving the court system of Ohio from 1973 to 1985, first …

Serving the Servers in White River Junction

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Chris Chapman, right, of Norwich, helps serve a meal of turkey stew over fresh biscuits to a table of Listen Community Services volunteers including Phil Kern, center, of Lyme, Sally Page, of West Lebanon, and Graham Brawley, 9, …

Hartford, Woodstock Advance

Sunday, February 23, 2014

White River Junction — Senior John Borchert’s power-play goal with 2, minutes, 51 seconds remaining lifted the No. 6 Hartford High boys hockey team over No. 11 Harwood, 3-2, in the first round of the VPA Division II tournament Saturday at Wendell Barwood Arena. With the Highlanders’ Thomas …

Hanover, Norwich School Budgets Rise

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Voting for Dresden, Hanover and Norwich school budgets will take place on Tuesday, March 4, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Hanover residents can vote at the Hanover High School gym and Norwich residents can vote at Tracy …

Local Roundup: Phoenix Rising at Right Moment

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Bethel — Playing without two starters, Tanner James and Brandon Tracy stepped up to help lead the Sharon Academy boys basketball team to a 73-38 victory over host Whitcomb on Monday night. James finished with 17 points, eight …

Hall Call: VPA to Induct McLaughlin

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Woodstock — These things happen to guys who win a lot at the high school level. Having retired as Woodstock Union High School football coach after the 2012 season with 211 wins and nine state championships, Jim McLaughlin is bound for the Vermont Principals Association hall of fame. …

Local Roundup: Junior Doubles At UNH: Brechbuhl Wins Twice for Hanover

Monday, February 17, 2014

Durham, n.h. — The Hanover High School swim team can boast a two-time state champion and a third-place team from the girls’ half of Sunday’s NHIAA Division II swimming championships at the University of New Hampshire. Junior Elisabeth Brechbuhl raced to victories in the girls 200- and 500-yard …