Norwich

An artist's rendering of the renovated Unitarian Universalist church on Route 5 in Norwich, which includes a new meeting space. (Courtesy Haynes & Garthwaite Architects)

Norwich UU Church Raises Over $1 Million

Friday, May 29, 2015

Norwich — The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Upper Valley plans to break ground next week on more than $1 million in improvements to its church on Route 5 South. The congregation, which currently holds services in an aging 1800s-era meetinghouse, plans to renovate the Greek Revival-style building, rebuild an ell and raise a new sanctuary next to it with …

Marauders March On: Hanover Wins 33rd Straight Match to Reach D-II Final

Friday, May 29, 2015

Hanover — They’re back. The Hanover High girls tennis team defeated upset-minded Bishop Brady, 7-2, at Storrs Pond on Friday to earn a return trip to the New Hampshire Division II state championship game Wednesday in Bedford, where the defending champion Marauders will play No. 1 Portsmouth. Second-seeded Hanover, undefeated this season and …

Local Roundup: Oxbow Softball Backs Bourgeois’ 100th K With Offense

Friday, May 29, 2015

Lyndonville, Vt. — The relentless offensive attack of the Oxbow softball team pounded out 23 hits en route to beating host Lyndon 19-4 on Thursday afternoon. Sophomore pitcher Mary Bourgeois scattered 12 hits but struck out five, including her 100th strikeout of the season, while allowing three earned runs to pick up the …

Norwich to Hold Vote On Facilities Bond

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

The Australian ballot voting portion of the May 12 special Town Meeting will take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Tracy Hall. The day before, May 11, town officials will hold an informational meeting on the facilities project at 7 p.m. Norwich — The Selectboard on …

Hartford Baseball Improves to 7-0

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

White River Junction — Playing on a freshly remade infield, the Hartford High baseball team laid out visiting U-32 on Monday, 8-2. The victory pushed the Hurricanes’ record to 7-0, with upcoming road games at Windsor today, at …

Warm as the Weather: Hanover Girls Tennis Stretches Winning Ways

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Hanover — The Hanover girls tennis team won another one, extending its unbeaten streak to 24 matches with a 7-2 victory over previously unbeaten Bishop Brady on Monday. But this time the Marauders didn’t have to bundle up. …

Saving the Moose: Hanover Conservancy Raising Money to Preserve Trail

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Hanover — One goal of the Hanover Conservancy’s “2020 Vision” initiative is to protect the entire seven-mile ridgeline of Moose Mountain. Thanks to a new pair of pending conservation easements, the organization is closer to doing just that. …

Elizabeth B. DeVaux

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Norwich, Vt. — Graveside committal services for Elizabeth B. DeVaux, 75, who died Dec. 18, 2014, will be held next Thursday, May 7, 2015, at 3 p.m. at the Hillside Cemetery in Norwich. The Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct., Vt. is in charge of arrangements. …

Hanover Climber Uninjured in Earthquake

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Hanover — A 1995 Hanover High School graduate who’s now an experienced mountain climber was at the Mount Everest base camp when the area was pummeled by a deadly avalanche on Saturday, but his group’s camp was untouched …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Lacrosse Nixes John Stark

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Hanover — To turn fortunes around following its first loss of the season, the Hanover High girls lacrosse team knew it would need to cut down on turnovers. The Marauders did just that against John Stark on Monday, …

What Do You Remember About Vermont in the ’70s?

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Norwich — They came to Vermont to escape the cities, live on a commune or try their hand at farming. They came as part of the counterculture movement to Vermont in the 1970s and the Vermont Historical Society wants to document that history. About 20 people gathered at …

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 …

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 …