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Ed Watson, of Unity, N.H., stocks peanut butter while volunteering at the Newport Area Association of Churches Food Pantry in Newport, N.H., on August 17, 2014. Because many Market Basket customers have been shopping at Hannaford since the strikes, Hannaford has less food to donate to the pantry. (Valley News - Ariana van den Akker)

Upheaval at Market Basket Has Effect on Food Pantries

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Newport — The bare shelves at Market Basket stores across the region has translated to fewer items on the shelves at some Upper Valley food pantries . Newport Food Pantry on South Main Street has seen a disruption in donations — perhaps the most significant in 17 years — since an ownership dispute shuttered Market Basket warehouses and crippled operations …

Back in Orange and Black: Christensen Rejoins Newport Field Hockey

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Newport — Steve Christensen went to a couple of field hockey games in 2003. He’s been hooked ever since. He’s coached track and field as well as softball. But field hockey is a sports to which he’s become addicted, and it’s brought him back to the Newport High program after several years away. …

At the Hospitals: Aug. 17, 2014

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Health Care Analytics Leader Joins Dartmouth-Hitchcock Lebanon — Dr. Robert A. Greene, a national leader in health care analytics and new payment models, has joined Dartmouth-Hitchcock as executive vice president and chief population management officer. Greene will have accountability and oversight for improving population health. “This is a critical position as we work …

Local Roundup: Woodstock Lax Rallies Past Patriots

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Bennington, Vt. — Down five entering the fourth quarter, the Woodstock High boys lacrosse team stormed all the way back to beat host Mount Anthony 11-10 in overtime on Haven Lantz’s game-winner. The Wasps (3-2) trailed 10-5 heading …

Ann Fairbanks Jones

Friday, May 2, 2014

Kennebunkport, Maine — Ann Fairbanks Jones, 82, of Kennebunkport, died Wednesday afternoon, April 23, 2014, at Seal Rock Healthcare in Saco. She was born in Wilton, N.H. on Jan. 28, 1932, the youngest of four children to Harold Gilmore Fairbanks and Elizabeth (Clough) Fairbanks Heald. She grew up …

N.H. Man’s Attorneys Don’t Want Calls Released

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Newport — In an unusual move, attorneys defending a Charlestown man accused of murdering his estranged wife last summer are trying to block the prosecution’s access to some of his calls from the New Hampshire State Prison, where he is being held until his trial. James R. Robarge, …

Claremont Hosts Drug Abuse Forum

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Claremont — On Tuesday, about 70 people from different agencies and professions attended a community forum to address drug abuse, a stark difference from several years ago when Claremont Police Chief Alex Scott attended a similar forum and remembered less than 20 people in attendance. The larger attendance …

Annie Sara Eckerman

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Newport, N.H. — Annie Sara Eckerman, age 101, of Maple Street, passed away at the New London Hospital surrounded by family and friends, Monday, April 28, 2014. Annie was born on April 18, 1913, daughter to the late Frank and Grace (Elliot) Chandler. She has lived in Newport …

Retired Teacher Seeks Odell’s Seat

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Sunapee — A first-term Democrat who represents several Sullivan County towns in the New Hampshire House formally declared her candidacy for the District 8 state Senate seat now held by Republican Bob Odell, who is retiring. “During my …

Bill Seeks Route 120 Bus Service

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Claremont — A bill supporting the establishment of bus service along Route 120 between Claremont and Lebanon is expected to soon become law. The next hurdle is to raise money for the purchase of buses and operational costs. House bill 650, which creates a partnership between the state …

Local Roundup: Stevens’ Hussey Shines Under the Lights in No-Hitter

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Claremont — Ruthlessly efficient from the start, Chase Hussey tossed a no-hitter to lead the Stevens High baseball team to a 9-0 victory over Kearsarge under the lights at Barnes Park on Monday night. Hussey, a junior, needed …

He Can Throw as Well: Newport’s Houde Handles Mascoma

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

West Canaan — Andrew Houde has made a reputation for himself as an all-state basketball player, scoring more than 1,000 points before the end of his junior season. However, when Houde switched schools, going from Pembroke Academy to Newport Middle High School after his freshman season, his father …

Keith Roy Glidden

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Newport, N.H. — Keith Roy Glidden, 39, of Maple Street, died at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Monday, April 14, 2014, following a long period of declining health. Keith was born Sept. 25, 1974, in New London, N.H., son of Donald R. Glidden and Paula (Wheeler) Silva. He grew …