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Lebanon Loses Hockey Game, Earns Moral Victory

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

West Lebanon — By the sounds of the whooping and hollering escaping the locker room door afterward, the Lebanon High girls hockey team accomplished much of what it sought out of Tuesday night’s rematch with neighboring Hanover. Hold down the state’s top forward? Check. Play disciplined defense and get a big game from the goaltender? Check and check. Leave Campion Rink with an upset win? Well … can’t always get …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Answer Cavalier Challenge

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Hollis, n.h. — Hanover High girls basketball coach Dan O’Rourke believes a third meeting with archrival Lebanon — this time in next week’s NHIAA Division II state tournament — could be in the offing. Both the Marauders and Raiders still have a game to play, but Hanover did its part to set up …

Conservation Nonprofit Restructures Leadership

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Charlestown — The Student Conservation Association has restructured the leadership team at its Charlestown location. The changes come following the appointment of a new CEO, Jaime Matyas, last September. Valerie Bailey, of Charlestown, has been named vice president for New Hampshire operations and special projects. During her 35 years of experience with SCA, Bailey has filled a variety of executive roles, including that …

Local Roundup: Stevens Grabs Unified Hoop Victory

Monday, January 26, 2015

Claremont — Tyler Erickson had 24 points to lead the Stevens High unified basketball team over Hanover on Monday night, 38-32, at Carr Gymnasium. Walter Mosenthal had 16 points for Hanover (0-4), which also received eight from Brandon …

After Fits and Starts, Thetford Hires Police Chief

Monday, January 26, 2015

Thetford — After several go-rounds and more than seven months of searching, Thetford has found a new police chief: A longtime lieutenant with the Hanover Police Department will start in the position about a week before Town Meeting. …

Local Roundup: Pogue Sixth at NHCS Nordic Race

Monday, January 26, 2015

Whitefield, n.h. — There are certain allowances that have to be made when gathering hundreds of cross country skiers in one location, such as what happened on Saturday at the first of two New Hampshire Coaches Series high school races of the winter. For one, Lebanon coach Les …

Club’s Skating ‘Spectacular’ To Feature Olympians, Students

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Hanover — The Skating Club at Dartmouth will hold its annual Skating Spectacular on Feb. 1 at 4:15 p.m. at Thompson Arena. But football fans need not worry. The show, set for 4:15 p.m., will be about 90 minutes long, leaving “just enough time to get home for …

Fat of the Land: Wide-Tire Biking Makes an Inroad in the Winter

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Lebanon — Spending long winters away from trails is quickly becoming less mandatory for mountain bike enthusiasts. Snow-covered ground is turning much more accessible thanks to “fat bikes,” mountain bikes with giant tires made especially for traversing wintry …

Sidney Leighton Cook

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Norwich, Vt. — Sidney Leighton Cook, age 93, a life-long resident of Norwich passed away on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, at the Pines Health Care and Rehabilitation in Lyndonville, Vt. He was born in Norwich on Dec. 10, 1921, the son of Rowe Franklin Cook and Myrtie Hazel …

Dresden School Budgets Submitted

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Hanover — Education-related property taxes are projected to increase 4.6 percent in Hanover and 3.3 percent in Norwich as a result of proposed school budgets for the 2015-16 school year. The tax increase is “pretty much in line with previous years,” John Aubin, SAU 70’s assistant superintendent for …

Nancy Beck Hoggson

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Norwich, Vt. — Nancy Beck Hoggson, 73, died the morning of Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, at Mt. Ascutney Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer. She passed away surrounded by her two children, who will miss her dearly. Born on June 1, 1941 in Toronto, Canada, Nancy was …

Norwich Voters May See Facilities Plan

Monday, January 19, 2015

Norwich — The Norwich Selectboard last week moved one step closer to breaking ground on the long-debated capital facilities project, directing the town manager to write a $3 million bond warning article for the town’s police, fire and public works departments’ renovations. The board may approve or alter …

Nancy B. Hoggson

Monday, January 19, 2015

Norwich, Vt. — Nancy B. Hoggson, 73, died Friday, Jan. 9, 2015 at Mt. Ascutney Hospital after a courageous 18 month battle with cancer. She was born June 1, 1941 in Toronto, ON, the daughter of Frederick and Marjorie Beck. After obtaining a number of distinguished degrees from …