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3 24 4 Hanover's JJ Daniell and Hannah Wittman and Lebanon's Lindsey Clark (left to right) dive for a loose ball during the first half. Lebanon at Hanover in High School Girls' Basketball on Friday, December 19, 2014 in Hanover, New Hampshire. 

Copyright 2014 by Rob Strong

Lebanon Cruises to Doubleheader Sweep of Hanover

Friday, December 19, 2014

Hanover — Given the various options for a ballhandling guard during a three-on-one break, Lebanon High sophomore K.J. Matte chose the one on Friday night that might come to define what this year’s Raiders are all about. He whipped a behind-the-back pass to a wide-open Greg Roberge, who calmly buried a 3-pointer in much the same way Lebanon ran over …

Hanover Boys Hockey Turns the Page

Thursday, December 18, 2014

West Lebanon — They heard their names. They saw their history. Now it’s time to write a story of their own. The Hanover High boys hockey team, along with the Marauders’ female counterparts, received a significant honor in late October when the two programs were recognized for their collective achievements by the New …

Local Foods for the Holidays

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

A manda Snyder’s love of preparing food began when she was five or six years old. That’s when she started baking, and it didn’t go flawlessly. “I made all the mistakes — substituting salt for sugar,” she said last week. But since then, she’s learned a great deal and has focused her passion …

Norwich Sees Pros, Cons of Trash System

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Norwich — As the town plans to implement a new “pay as you throw” system in compliance with Vermont’s universal recycling law, residents voiced their concerns over the rise in fees at the town transfer station and the prospect of having to buy official town trash bags. “My …

At the Hospitals: Dec. 7, 2014

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Mt. Ascutney Hospital Official Named Citizen of the Year Windsor — Jill Lord, chief nursing officer and director of patient care services at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, has been named 2014 Citizen of the Year by …

Norwich to Increase Transfer Station Fees

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Norwich — Residents wishing to dispose of their trash at the town transfer station will see a significant increase in prices between now and July, as the town institutes a new “pay as you throw” system for solid waste disposal. It will include new town-issued trash bags and …

David Young U Kim, Esq.

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Los Angeles, Calif. — David Young U Kim, Esq. died from complications of cancer on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. Among his survivors are his wife, Jane, and sons, Brian, Christopher, and Alexander. David was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on Sept. 4, 1952. He joined the family of Dr. …

Clock Ticking for Norwich Renovations

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Norwich — Despite a detailed and contentious discussion Wednesday night regarding the town’s plans to renovate its fire, police and public works facilities, the Selectboard appeared likely to miss its deadline to present a final plan to voters at March’s Town Meeting. After going line by line through …

Allen H. Britton, Jr.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Naples, Fla. — Allen H. Britton, Jr., 95, died at home in Naples, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, following a period of declining health. He was born on May 18, 1919, in Hartland, Vt., the son of Allen & Mary (Wheeler) Britton. He attended schools in Hartland and Windsor, …

Evelyn C. True

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Woodstock, Vt. — Evelyn C. True (aka Dolores Kilgore Mitofsky), 80, of Hyde Park, Vt. died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014. Evelyn was born Nov. 6, 1934, in Schenectady, N.Y., the daughter of Erwin and Erma Kilgore. She was an active Girl Scout her whole life and attended the …

Allen H. Britton, Jr.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Naples, Fla. — Allen H. Britton, Jr., 95, died at home in Naples, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, following a period of declining health. He was born on May 18, 1919, in Hartland, Vt., the son of Allen & Mary (Wheeler) Britton. He attended schools in Hartland and Windsor, …

One Last Time Around the Planet: Hannah Kearney Ready for Final Moguls Season

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

It’s still fun, but it’s time to be done. Norwich’s Hannah Kearney and her moguls teammates on the U.S. Ski Team headed out on Monday for Finland, where Kearney’s 13th and final season on the FIS World Cup …

A Life: Jan Sorice, 1954 — 2014; ‘She Could Make It Work’

Monday, December 1, 2014

Hartford — When Jan Sorice was skiing, kayaking or hiking, she was always easy to spot: just look for the woman with the biggest smile, said her older brother, Mike Sorice. Her love of the outdoors brought her …