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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 …

Leap of Faith: Dedicated Group Clears the Way for Ski Jump Meet

Friday, February 14, 2014

Hanover — When it comes to ski jumping, fresh snow doesn’t always mean better conditions. For coaches and volunteers of the Hanover High ski jumping team, it can mean a lot of extra work. The approximately one foot …

Marauders’ Hazlett Named N.H. Soccer Player of Year

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Hanover — Daniel Hazlett is a special kind of athlete. He’s a star who doesn’t need the spotlight; a striker who doesn’t need to score; a player who cares more about his team than his individual accomplishments. That’s …

Art Notes: This Sale Isn’t Final: Lyme Studio Lives On With New Management

Thursday, February 13, 2014

For the past few years, David Celone has lived a few doors down from Long River Studios, the small, friendly art and craft gallery in Lyme. Despite his proximity to Long River, he hadn’t really heard much about …

Checkmate, Hanover: Marauders Edge Raiders in Battle of Wits

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Hanover — Lebanon High girls basketball coach Rob Marsh believes he knows exactly what he needs to do upon each occasion when he burns one of his five allotted timeouts in any game. Good thing, that. They came …

Catamounts at a Club Level: ACHA Program Keeps Locals on the Ice

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

The University of Vermont men’s club hockey team didn’t return to Burlington until 4 a.m. Monday, the result of a road game at Providence (R.I.) College the night before. The trip was tinged with disappointment following a 7-3 …

Local Roundup: Second Quarter Key for Thetford Academy

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Thetford — All the pieces clicked together in the second quarter for the host Thetford boys basketball team. Down by four after the first quarter, the Panthers erupted for 23 points in the second en route to beating …

Busy Marauders Skate to Another Victory

Monday, February 10, 2014

Tyngsboro, Mass. — The Hanover High girls hockey team has had so many games postponed by weather this winter that coach John Dodds is now inserting the following question into routine conversations: “Any weather coming?” Well, Coach, it depends who you ask. Fellow members of NHIAA Division I …

Catherine Marie Pixley Smith

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Lyme, N.H. — Catherine Marie Pixley Smith passed away unexpectedly at her home in Lyme, N.H. on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. Catherine was born on Feb. 11, 1982, in Hanover, N.H., to Sidney Pixley, Jr. and Darlene M. Savery Pixley. She attended grade school in Strafford, Vt. and …

Local Roundup: Spartans Hold Off Lebanon

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Pembroke, n.h. — A matchup of the top two boys basketball teams in NHIAA Division II didn’t go Lebanon High’s way Tuesday, but coach Kieth Matte said his troops put up a strong fight during a rough-and-tumble clash. …

Catherine Marie Smith

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Lyme, N.H — Catherine Marie Smith, 31, of Goose Pond Road in Lyme died suddenly Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at her home. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at 2 p.m. in Lyme Center Baptist Church in Lyme Center, N.H. There are no calling …