Norwich

Norwich Tries to Shore Bond Support

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Norwich — Much of Wednesday night’s Selectboard meeting passed as board members who voted in favor of an upcoming bond request unsuccessfully attempted to unify the town’s governing body behind the capital facilities plan that voters will address next month. The Selectboard last week voted to move the fire, police and public works renovations project to a bond vote on May 12. The board’s unexpected 3-2 decision was made possible …

Hanover’s OT Work Rewarded

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Hanover — With his red hair, goateed chin and stocky build, first-year Hanover High boys lacrosse coach Ryan Gardner bears some resemblance to the comedian Louis C.K. Gardner, but his players weren’t laughing as dusk crept across Merriman-Branch Field on Monday. Not when they’d just surrendered two goals during the fourth quarter’s final …

Fencing — and Finding — Friends

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Norwich — As the Selectboard settled in for a meeting in the basement of Tracy Hall, a different sort of bout was underway upstairs, where members of the Upper Valley Fencing Club warmed up with a gleeful game of floor hockey. More and more people trickled in, until almost 20 fencers were ramming …

Norwich Sets Safety Services Meeting

Friday, March 27, 2015

Norwich — The Selectboard will hold a special meeting next week to iron out a program for the capital facilities project, preserving the possibility for a bond in spring or summer. After a $3 million bond to renovate or replace parts of the fire, police and public works …

It’s Time to Get Started: As Kearney Moves On, Leigh Moves Up

Friday, March 27, 2015

When on a mountain, Brook Leigh prefers to ski a reasonably straight line. He’ll go as fast as he can. If he encounters a bump or mogul, he’ll try to launch himself into the air as high as …

Court Rules on Termination of Town Managers

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Town managers across Vermont may have gained a measure of job security with a recent Vermont Supreme Court ruling that selectboards may not dismiss municipal managers without cause. The state’s highest court in January issued an opinion on a lawsuit brought by former St. Johnsbury, Vt., Town Manager …

Laura Julietta Hirschfeld Mulley

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Berkeley, Calif. — Laura Julietta Hirschfeld Mulley, age 38, of Norwich, Vt., and Berkeley, Calif., died unexpectedly on Sunday, March 1, 2015. Born to Priscilla Sherman and Donald E. Kent on May 3, 1976, in Brattleboro, Vt., she was adopted by Linda Mulley of Norwich, and Barbara Hirschfeld …

H.S. Notebook: Capital League Names TA’s Pomeroy Player of Year

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

A visit to Saturday’s VBCA Senior All-Star Games put Eric Ward in a wistful mood. As Thetford Academy senior Michaela Pomeroy ran around the Windsor High School floor in her Division III-IV girls basketball finale, Ward thought about …

It Ain’t Over ’til Senior Year: Even With D-I in Future, Hartman Happy Scoring for Hanover

Monday, March 16, 2015

Manchester — Matti Hartman’s first hockey rink was built by her father, out of love for the game and the two children who would be playing it. Gregg Hartman, a Philadelphia native and Flyers fan whose pleasant memories …

Victory Cheer: Rapid-Fire Goals Give Marauders Another Title

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Manchester — Good things always seem to come in bunches for the Hanover High girls hockey team, be it scoring goals or gathering state championships. The Marauders augmented both in Saturday’s 6-3 win over Bishop Brady-Trinity in the …

Hanover Has Its Football Coach

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Hanover — Hanover High is tapping into a builder of football programs in hopes of constructing something good for the Marauders. Sam Cavallaro will take over the reins formerly held by Mike Ivanoski as head football coach at …

No Sense of Urgency in Norwich

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Norwich — The Selectboard spent much of Wednesday’s meeting reviewing a weighty binder of information related to the stalled capital facilities project, though there was little discussion among board members over what form the renovations should take. Instead, …

Marauders, Again: After Dispatching Lebanon, Hanover Eyes a Six-Peat

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Concord — Seven years. Six opportunities. Five different schools. The cream of the NHIAA’s girls hockey crop has been trying — and failing — to knock the Hanover Marauders off their perch as the premier program in the …