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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: Shouting Insults in a Public Forum

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

To the Editor: On March 18, two Norwich residents wrote a letter that the Valley News titled “No Place for Public Prayer.” It referred to a March 2 commentary by Margaret Drye, with the headline “Town Meeting and Public Prayer.” The two Norwich correspondents supported the thesis that …

It’s Good to Be the King: Raider Is Tops in D-II Girls Hoop

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Lebanon — Having one New Hampshire girls basketball player of the year is nice, but Lebanon High is starting to make a habit out of it. For the second straight winter, a Raider drew enough notice from the …

Letter: Reading Equine Body Language

Saturday, March 22, 2014

To the Editor: I appreciate and agree enthusiastically with Elizabeth G. Abbott’s reminder that people caring for horses should remember, “Animals cannot speak. We need to learn and listen to their body language” (“Read the Body Language,” Forum, Feb. 21). I do not, however, agree with her interpretation …

Kearney Wins 4th Straight World Cup Title

Saturday, March 22, 2014

La Plagne, France — The tightest World Cup moguls campaign of her career ended in championship fashion for Norwich’s Hannah Kearney in the French Alps on Friday. Nursing a five-point lead on her sole rival for season discipline …

Letter: No Place for Public Prayer

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

To the Editor: Margaret Drye (“Town Meeting and Public Prayer,” March 2) continues to write in her tradition of blithe disregard for pluralism in this country. She argues in favor of prayer at Town Meetings by pointing out that we’ve always done it that way. She also cites …

Trophy Time: Marauders Skate to Girls Hockey Title

Monday, March 17, 2014

Manchester — The well-oiled machine that is the Hanover High girls hockey team kept right on churning — its gears as balanced as ever — in Saturday’s 5-1 NHIAA championship win over Berlin-Gorham at Verizon Wireless Arena. Sophomore …

Charles Newton Stickney, Jr.

Monday, March 17, 2014

Norwich, Vt. — Charles Newton Stickney, Jr., 81, died Thursday evening, March 13, 2014, at the Brookside Nursing Home in White River Jct., Vt. He was born March 4, 1933, in Norwich, Vt., the son of Charles N. and Lillian Mae (Church) Stickney. Charlie grew up and attended …

Letter: Go for It, Bernie

Monday, March 17, 2014

To the Editor: You write in your March 11 editorial (“The Bernie Boomlet”) that Bernie Sanders is thinking of tossing his hat into the presidential ring in 2016. I strongly urge him to do so. I have often feared that Vermont might lose him to Argentina, Greece, Venezuela …

Letter: Go for it, Bernie

Monday, March 17, 2014

Go for It, Bernie To the Editor: You write in your March 11 editorial (“The Bernie Boomlet”) that Bernie Sanders is thinking of tossing his hat into the presidential ring in 2016. I strongly urge him to do so. I have often feared that Vermont might lose him …

Charles N. Stickney, Jr.

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Norwich, Vt. — Charles N. Stickney, Jr., 81, died Thursday evening, March 13, 2014, at the Brookside Nursing Home in White River Jct., Vt. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct. A full obituary will follow in tomorrows paper. …