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From left, Delia Nahabedian, Darby Phillips, Amara Nichols and Kirsten Tischbein play the warmup game “pepper” before Friday’s NHIAA Division II contest at Lebanon. Phillips graduated last year and is a volunteer coach with her former team, while the others are current Marauders. Hanover won, 17-5. (Valley News - Tris Wykes)<p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.</i></p>

Hanover Brings the Fun in Rout of Lebanon

Friday, April 24, 2015

Lebanon — There were plenty of days — heck, even weeks — in the not-so-distant past when the Hanover High softball team didn’t score double-digit runs. Not so Friday, as the visiting Marauders pounded arch-rival Lebanon, 17-5, at Kenneth Devins Memorial Field. Amara Nichols belted a three-run home run, two doubles and had five RBIs to lead Hanover, which improved …

Norwich Board Balks at Contract for Town Manager

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Norwich — The Selectboard weighed and appeared ultimately to reject the idea of an employment contract for Town Manager Neil Fulton at its Wednesday night meeting, a discussion for which the town manager was not present. Fulton currently works without a contract and has said he has “no interest” in signing one. Selectwoman Mary Layton, who first floated the idea of a contract …

Aim High

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Norwich Recreation lacrosse coach Chris Clapp lines up his first- and second-grade boys team for a scrimmage at the close of their practice at Huntley Meadows in Norwich on Wednesday. Valley News — James M. Patterson …

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 …

Marauders Do a Lot With a Little

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Hanover — There was joy in the stands and singing and dancing in the locker room. There was also some of the most stingy defense you ever saw and the fewest points that Tim Winslow has ever seen …

Dental Insurer Cuts Reimbursement

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Norwich — Northeast Delta Dental, faced with growing competition and the prospect of losing premium-sensitive individual consumers, this year implemented a 4 percent cut in the fee schedule it uses to reimburse most dentists in New Hampshire and Vermont. “Our prices stopped being competitive,” said Tom Raffio, chief …

Business Park Planned for Sykes Avenue

Sunday, March 8, 2015

White River Junction — A new light industrial business park and incubator space is on the drawing board for Hartford, a move that could ease pressure on the dearth of shovel-ready business sites in the area while providing financial support for the nonprofit designed to spur economic growth …

Car Store Ready for Move to Hartford

Sunday, March 8, 2015

White River Junction — It took a mere 16 months, but The Car Store in Norwich is finally ready to begin moving its business to Sykes Mountain Avenue in White River Junction. But the full move of the Subaru dealership may still be 12 months away. Car Store …

In Norwich, New Chairwoman and Town Manager Don’t Mix

Friday, March 6, 2015

Norwich — The new Selectboard on Wednesday voted 4-1 to make Linda Cook its chair, picking a selectwoman who publicly opposed the facilities bond that failed on Tuesday and clashed with Town Manager Neil Fulton over their respective …

Montshire Museum Names New Director

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Norwich — The Montshire Museum of Science has announced the hiring of a new executive director, Marcos Stafne, currently a vice president at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum in New York. In April, Stafne will replace longtime director David …