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A golfer walks up the ninth fairway at Baker Hill Golf Club in Newbury, N.H., on July 20, 2015. The course will be the host to the New England Amateur Golf Championship. (Valley News - Geoff Hansen) <p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.</i></p>

Baker Hill Administering New England Amateur Golf Exam

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Newbury, n.h. — Hanover’s Nate Choukas didn’t become a member at Baker Hill Golf Club this year with the New England Amateur in mind. But it isn’t going to hurt his chances for a good week. Choukas, the former Hanover High School golfer heading into his sophomore year at Trinity College, will take to the private Newbury, N.H., track this …

Hanover Teen Takes Top Seed to Limit at N.H. Amateur

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Bretton Woods, n.h. — Most of the Mount Washington Cog Railway’s engines now run on biodiesel fuel. But there’s still at least one locomotive that operates on old-fashioned coal; it’s easy to see it’s in action by the cloud of black smoke it leaves behind as it labors up the steep incline toward …

Local Roundup: Hanover’s Choukas to N.H. Am Quarterfinals

Friday, July 17, 2015

Bretton Woods, n.h. — Hanover High School has jousted with rival Windham for NHIAA state boys golf honors the past several seasons. Now golfers tied to the two schools will battle it out to advance at the New Hampshire Golf Association Amateur Championship. Hanover sophomore Phin Choukas will meet Windham graduate Connor Greenleaf …

For H.S. Trail Corps, Elbow Grease Goes a Long Way

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Lebanon — In anticipation of its 100th anniversary next year and to encourage the use of natural areas, the National Park Service has introduced a campaign called “Find Your Park.” Thanks in part to an NPS grant, for …

Norwich Committee Wants In-Town Solar

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Norwich — The Energy Committee is investigating the possibility of a solar installation near the southbound Interstate 91 on-ramp, a project that would contribute to the state’s long-term renewable energy goals but may not directly benefit the town. …

Local Roundup: Lebanon’s Pollard Chasing N.H. Amateur Leaders

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Bretton Woods, n.h. — Former Lebanon High School golfer Zach Pollard finds himself near the lead after the first round of stroke play at the New Hampshire Golf Association Amateur Championship at the Mount Washington Resort. Pollard, who …

Straight Ahead: A Young Kicker Boots the Ball the Old-Fashioned Way

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Like any teenaged football player, Hanover High sophomore Jake Licht has his NFL favorites. Out of all of them, Green Bay Packer legend Jerry Kramer has stood out — he was a lineman, as is Licht. And, for …

Undefeated, Times Two for Hanover Tennis

Friday, July 10, 2015

Following an unbeaten season and a state championship last year, everyone knew the Hanover High School girls tennis team would be good. But could they go unbeaten again and win another state title? They could, and they did. …

Mary E. (Haskins) (Kowalsky) Cunningham

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

West Lebanon, N.H. — Mary Elizabeth Cunningham, July 8, 1937 – July 2, 2015, of Quail Hollow in West Lebanon, N.H. passed away Thursday, July 2, 2015, in the loving care of her daughter and the compassionate staff at Genesis Healthcare in Lebanon, N.H. Mary was the daughter …

A Star-Spangled Race: Runners Kick Off the Fourth With Lebanon 10K

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Lebanon — So, how was your Fourth? For some, it started and ended with a bang. A bunch of runners began the chilly morning with the Red, White & Blue 6.2, a 10-kilometer race that led them along …

Robert E. Ladd

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Wooster, Ohio — Robert E. Ladd, 88, of Wooster, passed away Monday, June 29, 2015, at West View Healthy Living, in Wooster. Memorial services will be held in Vermont at a later date. Online tributes may be made at www.RobertsFuneralHome.com. Robert was born Feb. 6, 1927, in Norwich, …

Foraging for Flour: Norwich Man Gathers Acorns for Baking

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

In the fall, the ground under most oak trees in the Upper Valley is littered with acorns, plump nuts the size of the end of a thumb, filled with golden, fleshy meat. It seemed a shame to waste …

The Best Seat on the Water: Etna’s Desaulniers Set to Power UNH Men’s Crew Team

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Hanover — When David Desaulniers needs to get things going, he will come up with some crazy stuff. “The legs feed the wolf, gentlemen!” he once bellowed in the heat of a race. There were no wolves out …