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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 …

Letter: A Solution for the Co-op

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Transformation for the Co-op? 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 …

Letter: Propaganda for Good

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

To the Editor: Uncle Sam (I want YOU for the U.S. Army) and Rosie the Riveter (We can do it!) both evoke positive images for those of us who are old enough to remember the “golden age” of propaganda. In her letter (“The Power of Propaganda,” March 27), …

Patricia “Pat” Molloy

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Lakeway, Texas — Patricia “Pat” Molloy, 57 of Lakeway passed away on Thursday, March 27, 2014. Pat was born in Albany, N.Y. on May 6, 1956 to William G. and Margaret D. Burns. Pat grew up in Ridgewood, N.J., attending Immaculate Heart Academy and later graduated from Union …

Letter: Take On Men’s Behavior

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

To the Editor: Instead of spending a lot of column inches talking about dorm locks and whether they would have prevented sexual assault at Dartmouth, Jim Kenyon (“Open Door Policy,” March 30) could have focused on behavior instead. Door locks and street lighting and walking in pairs and …

Small Foodmakers Ponder Chances for a Big Commercial Kitchen

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

When Lisa Johnson started Yummy Yammy, a food business dedicated to encouraging the consumption of sweet potatoes, it didn’t take long for her to outgrow the kitchen in her Norwich home. She made the first sale of her …

Letter: Support Paid Sick Days

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

To the Editor: In following the debate about a bill that would guarantee all Vermont workers the right to paid sick days, I have been disappointed and outraged by the fear, misinformation and the power of the big-business lobby to drown out the voice of the majority of …

Unapologetic Piermont Artist, 78, Leaving in Search of Respect, Recognition

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Piermont — In many ways, the former chicken farm on Route 25 has proven a perfect home for self-taught artist Katherine Johnson. She rotates her medium every few months, and the rambling farmhouse has a place for everything …

Plainfield Woman Pleads Guilty to Norwich Home Thefts

Friday, March 28, 2014

White River Junction — A Plainfield woman pleaded guilty in Windsor Superior Court Thursday to stealing thousands of dollars worth of cash and valuable goods from homes in the Norwich area where she was working from November 2012 …

This Is Spring? Weather Forces High School Teams to Improvise

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The calendar says spring; the schedule says play ball. Mother Nature says fat chance. Welcome to the spring sports season in the Upper Valley — if you can call it that. Area teams on both sides of the …

Letter: Mud Ball to Support the Haven

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

To the Editor: It is around 4:30 a.m. I am volunteering for the Haven’s new undertaking, the warming shelter. I became interested in volunteering after learning of the death of a homeless individual in Claremont. It is hard to contemplate being homeless in New England in the winter. …