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Arturo Johnson, of Hanover, pulls ahead at the start of the CVC Championship cross country ski meet at the Stafford Nordic Center in Strafford, Vt. Tuesday, February 2, 2016. Johnson kept his lead and took first place with a time of 14:49.
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Local Roundup: Locals Split CVC Cross Country Ski Titles

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Strafford — The Lebanon High boys and Hanover High girls came home with Connecticut Valley Conference cross country skiing championships on Tuesday without the benefit of celebrating an individual victory. Instead, the Raiders and Marauders did a good job of packing their best skiers high up on the finish list to record their respective team wins at the Strafford Nordic …

Candidates Pivot To New Hampshire

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Claremont — With voting in Iowa over, the presidential candidates still standing are headed to New Hampshire for a week of what for many will be last-chance campaigning. Three candidates, including U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., will be in the Upper Valley today, and two other heavyweights — Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton — have events scheduled in vote-rich southern New …

Local Roundup: Hanover’s Hartman Joins 200-Point Club

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Exeter, n.h. — If Matti Hartman was going to become the second member of the Hanover High girls hockey program’s career 200-point club, at least she wasn’t going to make people wait for the moment to pass. The senior center had a goal and two assists before Monday night’s date with Exeter High …

Hanover Rotary Auction Is Friday

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Lyme — Hanover Rotary Club’s gala auction is set for Friday at 6 p.m. at Dowd’s Country Inn. The annual event raises money for Hanover Rotary Charities and for a specific local nonprofit — this year it’s White River Junction-based Second Growth, which provides treatment and support services …

Arthur Robert Quinton

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Amherst, Mass. — Arthur Robert Quinton, Emeritus Professor of Physics at the University of Massachusetts, passed away early Monday, Oct. 26, 2015, at his home on Red Gate Lane, surrounded by his family. His final day was the only time when he was not completely independent, including tending …

Help Really Wanted

Sunday, November 1, 2015

West Lebanon — Help wanted signs are popping up all over the Upper Valley. A trip along the Route 12A commercial strip in West Lebanon, for example, reveals McDonald’s is hiring at the rate of $10 per hour. …

Ready to Get Their Kicks: Familiarity Breeds Opportunity for Lebanon, Hanover

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Lebanon — Passers-by who may have been fooled into thinking Monday’s showdown at Lebanon High was a high-stakes matchup between neighboring rivals likely was puzzled by the pregame rituals. With the Hanover and Lebanon boys soccer teams lined …

Marauder Momentum: Hanover Continues Push in the Right Direction

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Lebanon — Slow starts made life difficult for the Hanover High girls soccer team earlier this month. Fast starts are making everyone else miserable in time for tournament season. Kelly Brigham scored the first of her two goals …

Local Roundup: Thetford Pulls Off a Shocker in Williamstown

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Williamstown, Vt. — Cinderella must have been stowed away on the Thetford Academy boys soccer team bus to Williamstown for the opening round of the Vermont Division III playoffs on Tuesday afternoon. The 13th-seeded Panthers beat the fourth-seeded …

Wedding: Hewitt — Coleman

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Lyme — Julie Hewitt and Andrew Coleman were married on July 18, 2015, in Lyme. The bride’s mother escorted her down the aisle. The Rev. Amy Hayden officiated at the ceremony. Meghan Wilson, the bride’s sister, was the …

Local Roundup: Marauders Set Marks in CVC Victory

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Hanover — A pair of record-setting performances helped the Hanover High girls cross country team to a victory in the Connecticut Valley Conference championship meet on Friday at Storrs Pond Recreation Area. The Marauder boys took third place. …

Lebanon Field Hockey Locks Down Top Seed

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Lebanon — The Lebanon High field hockey team will continue the quest for its third state title in four years as the No. 1 seed in NHIAA’s Division II postseason draw. The Raiders (13-1) sewed up their spot …

Art Notes: Artist Draws Inspiration From New England Winters and India Summers

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Not many artists in the Upper Valley can claim to draw inspiration from both the landscapes of northern New England and the bustling towns of southern India, but Bruce Peck divides his time between East Topsham, Vt., where …