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Norwich’s Manager To Step Down

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Norwich — Town Manager Neil Fulton, whose employment status has been a matter of ongoing discussion, informed the Selectboard on Friday that he intends to retire at the end of the month. In an interview on Friday night, Fulton said 41/2 years as town manager was sufficient and he didn’t want a dispute over his standing to be a hindrance …

More Than Skiing: Sunapee Jumpers Keep Coach in Minds, Hearts

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Plymouth, n.h. — Sunapee High’s ski jumping team sat together at a table in back of Plymouth High School’s cafeteria Friday night. Like all seven high school teams in attendance, the Lakers awaited Friday’s results for the New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association ski jumping championships, hosted on a redesigned, refurbished hill behind Plymouth’s …

Lack of Snow Forces Cancellation of Several Annual Winter Events in the Upper Valley

Friday, February 12, 2016

Hanover — When it came time for Hanover to harvest ice for the ice castle at the annual Occom Pond Party, it was 45 degrees and no ice was to be found. It is one of the reasons that, for the first time in 19 years, the annual event will not take place this Saturday. “This was a very difficult, hard decision to …

Local Roundup: Hanover Dives to Wins in 1st Home Meet

Monday, January 18, 2016

Hanover — The three members of Hanover High School’s nascent diving team recorded two wins and a runner-up finish on Sunday at the Dartmouth College pool in the program’s first home meet. Freshman Kai Renshaw defeated two rivals …

Dresden Budgets Proposed

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Hanover — Education-related property taxes are projected to rise at least 1 percent in Hanover and 2.3 percent in Norwich under proposed budgets for the 2016-17 school year. If voters approve the budgets in March, along with separate articles for union contracts, Hanover residents next year would pay …

Former Allechante Location Has New Eatery: Norwich Square Cafe

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Norwich — A new cafe and bistro has opened in the space previously occupied by Allechante, filling a gap in town left when its sole cafe closed more than a year ago. Norwich Square Cafe is owned and operated by Lebanon residents Priscilla Gosselin, her son, Brent Gosselin, …

High School Ski Preview: Bring On the Snow

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Upper Valley high school ski teams are at many different stages competitively — some are coming off consecutive state championships, others had no team last year for lack of participation — but they all wish there were more snow on the ground. From Woodstock to Woodsville, the area’s …

Norwich’s Application for FEMA Funding May Be Too Late

Friday, January 15, 2016

Norwich — Selectboard members on Wednesday made a last-ditch move to secure soon-to-expire federal funding, voting to submit applications for money to clear the remains of a dam, renovate the public works garage and replace a culvert on Route 132. Town leaders were scrambling to meet today’s deadline …

Sheila E. Vinikoor

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Fort Myers, Fla. — Sheila E. Vinikoor passed away peacefully while surrounded by her family on Friday, Jan. 8, 2016, in Fort Myers, at the age of 65. Born in Newark, N.J., to Florence and Milton Bernstein, Sheila grew up in West Orange, N.J., and graduated from Beaver …

Entertainment Highlights: Musician’s Vermont Tour Starts With a Series of Ups and Downs

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Before kicking off his winter tour of Vermont town halls in Norwich on Saturday night, Patrick Ross will tune his fiddle, banjo and 11 other stringed instruments to the acoustics of Tracy Hall while his wife, Cindy, sets …

A Big Event Gets Bigger: Dartmouth Relays Grow, Change With the Times

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Hanover — Barry Harwick is going to be exhausted on Monday. He already knows it. Harwick, Dartmouth’s track and field coach, spent most of his time Saturday running from one thing to another, a notebook in his hand …

Montshire Eyes Adulthood

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Norwich — Midway through the first week of school after the New Year’s break, several women and a few men were following toddlers and pre schoolers through the bubble exhibit on the ground floor of the Montshire Museum …

High School Roundup: Senior Sharpshooter Leads Sunapee Boys

Friday, January 8, 2016

Hinsdale, n.h. — Thirty points from Matt Tenney, including 20 in the second half alone, sparked the Sunapee High boys basketball team to a 58-48 victory at Hinsdale on Friday night. The Lakers spread the floor all night …