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Forum, July 29: Change in Norwich; One for the Books in Bradford; Measles Prevention

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Vocal Minority in Norwich To the Editor: I’m compelled to respond to Brian Livingston’s attack on Norwich Town Manager Neil Fulton and the needs of the Norwich municipal workers (“A Pool, Not a Police Station,” July 14). There is ample evidence that the police department’s building is beyond reasonable repair. The building study was conducted in 2012 and has been on the town’s website since then. In reading it, one …

Granite United Way Employee Honored

Sunday, July 27, 2014

West Lebanon — Dana Hanson, outgoing director of major gifts at Granite United Way, received a commendation from Gov. Maggie Hassan during Hassan’s visit to the Upper Valley last week. Hanson, who lives in Etna, was recognized for outstanding work in the community. She recently announced her retirement from United Way after 15 …

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 …

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 …

Hanover Grads Take Unique Journey to New Zealand

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Nate Choukas and Guilia Alexander certainly picked an adventurous way to spend their “gap year” before heading to college. The pair, classmates who graduated from Hanover High in 2013, eschewed typical classroom environments last fall for a semester …

New Limits for Lyme Bridge

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Lyme — The thousands of drivers who daily cross the East Thetford Road Bridge will now have to wait for a green light and those carrying particularly heavy loads will have to seek an alternate route. The 471-foot-long …

Hanover Boys Lacrosse Upended by Bishop Guertin

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Hanover — The bar has been raised in New Hampshire schoolboy lacrosse and pardon Hanover High’s players if they awake this morning feeling like they’ve been beaten with it. After Tuesday’s 20-8 loss to the visiting Cardinals, there wasn’t much left for the Marauders to do but figuratively …

Catherine Marie Pixley Smith

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Lyme, N.H. — Committal services for Catherine Marie Pixley Smith who passed away at her home in Lyme on Jan. 30, 2014, will be held on Saturday, May 31, 2014, at 10 a.m. in the family lot in the Highland Cemetery in Lyme. Hale Funeral Home and Cremation …

Hanover Tennis Doubles Up Lebanon

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Hanover — Not very long ago, Lebanon High boys tennis senior Jeff Purdy and Hanover counterpart Jeffry Li shared more than a similar first name. Neighbors on a cul de sac in Grantham for much of their childhood, …

Marauders Strong-Arm Raiders

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Hanover — Hanover High baseball players used to walk to their home games. Way back when, all it took was a few strides to the south end of campus, where the school’s track now rests. Even the downhill …

Local Roundup: Hurricanes Storm to Latest Victory

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

White River Junction — Kaitlynn Woodward again stifled the opposition for the Hartford High softball team, tossing a complete game to lead the Hurricanes to an 8-2 victory over visiting Windsor on Monday afternoon. The junior hurler struck …

Hanover Hopes New Softball Field Will Give Program a Boost

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Norwich — The soccer ball bounced into the Hanover High softball team’s bench area Saturday afternoon, causing a couple of players to jump in surprise. Booted out of an adjacent youth game on Huntley Meadows, the ball settled …