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Collection Underway For Military Care Packages

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Newport — A Newport woman is collecting snacks and personal care products for members of the U.S. military. Tammy Freckleton started gathering the items several months ago after hearing from her son, Lance Cpl. Roger Freckleton, a Marine serving overseas. “I was sending Roger packages, and he was telling me a lot of people don’t get anything,” Freckleton said. Recently, her son was in Kuwait, where temperatures had hit 141 …

At the Hospitals: Oct. 11, 2015

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Grant Will Help Geneticist Study How Behaviors May be Inherited Hanover — Giovanni Bosco, an associate professor of genetics at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, has been awarded a $3.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. The five-year Pioneer Award supports exceptional investigators pursuing bold, highly innovative research projects, Geisel said in a news release. Bosco’s project began with the question: …

Local Roundup: Wasps Fly Past Upstate New York Foe

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Plattsburgh, n.y. — The Woodstock High football team used a potent running attack, timely defensive plays and a key ejection to take a wild 38-30 win over Plattsburgh (N.Y.) in nonleague high school football action on Friday night. The Wasps (5-2 overall, 4-2 league) never trailed. Woodstock jumped to a 24-6 halftime lead, then spent the rest of the night keeping Plattsburgh at …

Stevens Field Hockey Outlasts Newport in OT

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Claremont — Maybe it was the moon, or maybe it was the first bite of crisp fall air. Whatever it was, something suddenly ignited the Stevens High field hockey team in overtime on Wednesday night in its 2-1 NHIAA Division III defeat of Newport at the Coach Parker …

Croydon Debates Tuition Policy

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Croydon — Members of the Croydon School Board on Monday faced pointed questions from residents concerned by the town’s ongoing conflict with state officials over school choice. The state Attorney General’s Office has given the board until next Monday to stop using tax money to pay for a …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Soccer Blanks Plymouth

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Hanover — Everyone’s gunning for the Hanover High girls soccer team this year. That’s what happens to a defending state champion. The Marauders’ challenge is making sure they have their game on point at every opportunity. Hanover met …

Tigers Have Title, Talent: Newport Golf Goes Low on Lakers

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

New London — There haven’t been too many times this season where Newport High golf coach Vince Molesky has been surprised by his team’s performance. The wow factor of its unchallenged dominance, being defending NHIAA Division IV champions …

Local Roundup: Five-Goal Second Half Enough for Dartmouth

Monday, September 21, 2015

Hanover — The Dartmouth College women’s soccer team played much of Sunday’s Burnham Field match with Sacred Heart like a toddler taken to the mall: Junior may be well-behaved most of the day, but the outburst will eventually come. The visiting Pioneers may have had that thought, perhaps, …

Field Hockey on the Defensive as Dwindling Numbers Threaten Game at High School, Youth Levels

Sunday, September 20, 2015

There’s a tinge of apprehension in the voice of Kestin Bunnell, senior goalkeeper for the Mascoma Valley Regional High School field hockey team. It’s subtle, almost nonexistent in the unfamiliar heat of early fall. But it’s there. Bunnell’s …

James R. Thurber

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Lempster, N.H. — Come join us for James Thurber Celebration of Life at the Windsor Elks 156 Main Street Windsor, Vt. Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, from 12 noon to 4 p.m. An Elks memorial service will be at noon following with food, time to share stories, and sing …

Local & Regional Briefs for Friday, Sept. 18, 2015

Friday, September 18, 2015

Judge Delays Release of Footage Concord — A judge has delayed the limited release of body camera footage from a deadly shooting by police in July, allowing himself four extra days to consider objections from attorneys on various sides. Redacted clips were scheduled to be released Monday, according …

County to Boost Web Feed

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Unity — Later this fall, the county hopes to have resolved the problems it is having with interruptions of the video arraignments at district court involving suspects being held at the House of Corrections in Unity. Last week, the Claremont City Council voted to allow the county to …

Local Roundup: Hartford Girls Soccer Ascends Cosmos

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

White River Junction — Jeff Acker isn’t sure if Monday’s game against Springfield finished with the Hurricanes’ first four-point game under his decade-long tenure. If not, it’s certainly one of very few. Acker’s girls soccer team exploded offensively …