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Nancy B. Clark

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Norwich, Vt. — Nancy B. Clark, 87, died Sunday, April 13, 2014, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. She was born Sept. 15, 1926, in Northampton, Mass., the daughter of Charles and Martha (Adams) Thomas. Nancy graduated from Commerce High School in Springfield, Mass. class of 1945. She was married to Edward N. Clark March 30, 1946, in Springfield. She worked as the manager of the cafeteria at …

Not-So-Calm Before the Storm

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

West Lebanon — By mid-afternoon on Tuesday, the bottom shelves at Encore Books were bare. Employees at the Route 12A reseller spent the day moving hundreds of books to higher ground — or at least to higher shelves — in anticipation of potential flooding from the nearby Connecticut River overnight. “Right now, my …

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 …

Nancy B. Clark

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Norwich, Vt. — Nancy B. Clark, 87, died Sunday, April 13, 2014 at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in White River Junction. A full obituary will follow at a later date. …

A Life: Richard C. Hatch, 1925 – 2014; 'He Was Just a Sweet Man to Everyone'

Monday, April 14, 2014

Norwich — For decades, the first person students saw when walking to Marion Cross School was Dick Hatch, who knew each child by name, called some by pet names such as “chickadee” and delivered high-fives as he ushered …

Norwich to Discuss New Buildings

Monday, April 14, 2014

Norwich — The Selectboard will hear public comment on five possible designs for new or upgraded joint police and fire stations on Wednesday. The board will also consider three possible designs for reconfiguring the town’s public works facility on New Boston Road. The main purpose of the building …

Letter: Independent Investigation at the Co-op?

Saturday, April 12, 2014

To the Editor: I was at the Co-op’s annual meeting, and I am one of the members whose curiosity is aroused by the allegations of employee complaints. The management acknowledges it needs to make changes, as it has hired a staff member whose title is “professional development.” Management …

‘I Thought I Wasn’t Done Yet’: Mascoma Gives Ball to Lawrence

Friday, April 11, 2014

West Canaan — As enjoyable as it may have been, watching high school football from above the sidelines wasn’t what Les Lawrence wanted. He needed to be on the sidelines. And, once more, he is. A football coaching …

Hanover Boys Tennis Back to Business

Friday, April 11, 2014

Staff Reports Manchester — The freshman phenom who held down the No. 1 singles position last spring is headed to a tennis academy. Another anticipated returnee opted for prep school. And of the six players to make up the singles ladder to open the season, only one saw …

Letter: An End to Sexual Assault

Thursday, April 10, 2014

To the Editor: Thank you for your Sunday editorial observations on the recent rape trial and Dartmouth’s student life (“After the Verdict,” April 6). I sympathize with your wish to point out the “uncomfortable truth” that “the world is full of dangers.” During my interviews and preparations for …

Letter: Roberts Court Ignores Common Sense

Thursday, April 10, 2014

To the Editor: The recent decision of the Supreme Court in McCutcheon (joined by the Republican National Committee) v. the Federal Election Commission sheds light on the path our nation is going down. The April 8 commentary by E.J. Dionne illuminates the reasoning of the court majority, which …

It’s a Co-op Effort: Help Is Always There In RMS P.E. Classes

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Hanover — Physical education classes at Richmond Middle School are constantly uncovering new and creative ways for students to work in unison. This academic quarter, students in grades 6 through 8 this academic quarter have been immersed in …

Letter: A Solution for the Co-op

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

To the Editor: As someone who concluded a decade of service on the board of the Hanover Consumer Cooperative Society a year ago, I read your account of this year’s annual meeting (“Co-op Meeting Takes Acrimonious Turn,” April 6) with great interest. You described efforts by Hanover attorney …