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Wedding: Leonard — Forward

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Lyme — Kaitlin Elizabeth Leonard and Thomas Chesley Forward IV were married on Sept. 19, 2015, in the garden area of Dowd’s County Inn in Lyme. Lloyd Wiley, pastor of the First Baptist Church in Lyme, officiated at the double-ring ceremony. The bride’s father escorted her down the aisle, which was adorned with mums. The bride wore a strapless ivory …

Ruth May (Emerson) Bacon

Friday, November 27, 2015

Lyme, N.H. — Ruth May (Emerson) Bacon, 86, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, at the Cottage Hospital in Woodsville, N.H. Ruth was born Oct. 30, 1929, in Piermont, N.H. to Frank O. and Edith E. (Blanchard) Emerson, the second born of 13 children. Leaving home at 14 years old, Ruth worked for Carlton and Beulah Gray, babysitting their four children, helping …

Art Notes: Lyme Printmaker Applies Asian Technique to Local Scenery

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Epiphanies don’t come along every day of the week, so when it happens an artist pays attention. In 1993 Matt Brown went to the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College to see a show of woodblock prints by Utagawa Hiroshige, the 19th century Japanese artist. The Hood has in its collection …

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 …

Marauders Living Up to Their Golfing Reputation

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Hanover — Last fall, the Hanover High golf team secured its third NHIAA Division II championship in four years thanks in large part to superior depth. Despite several graduation losses, the Marauders could be even deeper this year. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

A Life: Jim Hanlon, 1959-2015; ‘He Carried His Home on His Back’

Monday, August 24, 2015

Canaan — He did it his way. Usually on foot. Often without a permanent roof over his head. Jim Hanlon lived 57 years on mostly his own terms. Hanlon, who died on July 20 at his brother’s Canaan …

‘Tristin Never Held Back’: Lebanon Race Honors Someone Who Touched Many

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Lebanon — A few weeks before the tragic accident that killed Tristin Roy, her brother, Tyler Carter, joined her for a run in the Upper Valley. Now, dozens of her friends and family do the same annually in …

Hanover Football Launches New Era Under New Coach

Friday, August 21, 2015

Hanover — No one knows how well the Hanover High football team will perform this season. But the Marauders will at least look snappy in new black helmets and jerseys. With a first-year head coach, a rejiggered offense …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Hires Assistant Women’s Rugby Coach

Friday, August 21, 2015

Hanover — Matthew Cameron joined the Dartmouth College women’s rugby program as an assistant to head coach Katie Dowty on Friday. A Bard College graduate, Cameron served as an assistant coach at his alma mater through 2009, working with the school’s first women’s team in 2005. He moved …

From HHS to USA: Marauders’ Hartman Named to U18 Team

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Hanover — A person faced with the knowledge of coming up short of a desired goal can react one of two ways. She can accept the decision and move on. Or she follow Matti Hartman’s example over the …