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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: Enact Sensible Gun Legislation

Friday, March 14, 2014

To the Editor: Recently, there appeared a letter in the Valley News bemoaning the fact that someone had written a letter supporting the enactment of gun safety legislation for Vermont. The author recited what is the mantra of the National Rifle Association: “I have the constitutional right to …

Letter: Enact Sensible Gun Legislation

Friday, March 14, 2014

Enact Sensible Gun Legislation To the Editor: Recently, there appeared a letter in the Valley News bemoaning the fact that another letter writer supported the enactment of gun-safety legislation in Vermont. The author recited what is the mantra of the National Rifle Association: “I have the constitutional right …

As Snow Days Pile Up, School Districts Fret About Schedules

Friday, March 14, 2014

Upper Valley youngsters might be jumping for joy with each additional snow day this winter — including back-to-back days off for many this week — but school administrators are wringing their hands as frequent storms have wreaked havoc with school calendars. Indeed, some districts are scheduled to end …

Norwich Subaru Dealer Plans Move to Former Lanes and Games Bowling Alley

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

White River Junction — The owner of The Car Store said he hopes to move the dealership from Route 5 South in Norwich to the former Upper Valley Lanes and Games building off Sykes Mountain Avenue during the …

Wait for Spring Gets Longer

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Bethel — The lingering wintry weather brought more heavy snow, ice and biting wind to the Upper Valley, and between fuel bills and extra orders of salt, the season also has hit residents and municipalities in the wallet. …

Irene Mae “Sue” Jacobson

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Norwich, Vt. — Irene Mae “Sue” Jacobson, 77, died early Wednesday morning, March 12, 2014, at the Brookside Nursing Home in White River Jct., Vt. She was born July 21, 1936, in Jamestown, N.Y. the daughter of Paul and Frances (Bilbe) Selfridge. Sue grew up and attended schools …

Drive for Five: Marauders March Into Another Championship Final

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Concord — Concord High tried. Bishop Guertin, too. Oyster River had two cracks. Heck, even Lebanon High gave it a go a couple of years back, without success. Now it’s Berlin-Gorham’s turn to knock Hanover off the NHIAA …

Relief for Owner as Officer Finds Cat Days After House Fire

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Norwich — The woman whose house burned down on New Boston Road last week was greeted by quite the surprise Friday night: her cat, Shadow, who had been presumed dead after the blaze. Judy Pond said she was “just thrilled” to have Shadow returned to her by Norwich …

Too Much Bear to Bear: Coe-Brown Overcomes Cold Hanover

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Manchester — It wasn’t nervousness, injury or fatigue that hampered the Hanover High girls basketball team in Monday’s 56-52 NHIAA Division II semifinal loss to Coe-Brown. The second-ranked Marauders (19-4 overall, 18-3 league) entered the Southern New Hampshire …

Delivering Smiles, Along With ‘The D’

Sunday, March 9, 2014

White River Junction — Watching Hunter Hall at work, it’s easy to see why his high school classmates called him “The Mayor of White River Junction.” Hall lives with his parents, Sally and Allen Hall, and has been …