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Hanover Boys Soccer Makes a Point in Beating Central

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Hanover — Hanover High boys soccer coach Rob Grabill slouched back in his seat with a book of stats on his lap, an onslaught of rain pouring onto the makeshift canopy above him, his team with a comfortable lead over an all-too-familiar opponent. Judging by the smile on his face, it seemed like almost nothing could bother him. “This is fun,” he said to no one in particular. “Isn’t it?” …

Local Roundup: Sunapee Girls Show Their Progression Against Tigers

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Sunapee — Strong teams improve the little things as a season goes on and that’s just what the Sunapee girls soccer team is doing. The Lakers beat visiting Newport 6-1 in the rain on Tuesday afternoon. The win showed a marked improvement for Sunapee from the teams’ earlier clash on Sept. 8, a …

Local Roundup: One Goal Does Job for Engineers

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Woodsville — Dominant everywhere but on the scoreboard, the Woodsville High girls soccer team finally found the back of the net with just 30 seconds to play on Monday afternoon to beat Lin-Wood, 1-0. Woodsville outshot the Lumberjacks, 32-1, and controlled play for most of the action. Suzie Bazzell scored in the final …

Birth Announcements: Sept. 27, 2015

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center SLAYTON — A daughter, Roxanna Eden Haynes Slayton, born on July 19, 2015, to Rachel Eleanor Haynes Coombs and Jeffrey Scott Slayton, of Norwich. WHITTEN — A son, Ethan William Whitten, born on Aug. 10, 2015, to Renata Louise Whitten and Craig William Whitten, of …

Norwich Sends Letter To State on Pool Dam

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Norwich — The Selectboard on Wednesday unanimously approved a letter to the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources supporting the rebuilding of the Norwich Pool Dam. After a back-and-forth with state officials who oppose the construction of any dam, town leaders last month submitted their application to restore the …

A Wise Choice: Hanover Senior Glad She Picked Volleyball

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Hanover — When Zoe McElwain’s family moved to Hanover from Gainesville, Fla., two years ago, the then-sophomore had to choose between her two favorite athletic pursuits — soccer or volleyball — since, unlike in the Sunshine State, both …

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, …

Home Sharing Opens Doors

Monday, September 21, 2015

West Fairlee — When Adrienne Mehalow began graduate classes at Dartmouth College in August, she wasn’t looking at the usual housing options. The Maine native didn’t feel comfortable going to Craigslist for a roommate and didn’t like the thought of university housing. Instead, she chose to share a …

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 …

A Homecoming to Forget for Marauders

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Hanover — In the post-game huddle, Hanover High head football coach Sam Cavallaro told his team to not look at the score. He wanted them to put it out of their minds. It was only their second game …

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 …

School Notes: Thetford Woman Continues Education, by Teaching

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

With the elder of her two children through college and the younger well on his way, and with her Juneberry Music choral program up and running, Patricia Norton supposes that she finally could start pursuing the graduate degree …

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 …