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Letter: Time to Compete for Norwich Grants

Monday, April 21, 2014

Time to Compete for Norwich Grants To the Editor: The Norwich Women’s Club has just completed its successful spring community projects fundraiser. The money raised from the Spring Gala, together with donations from our members and the community at large, are returned to the Norwich community through grants. This year, Norwich organizations seeking funds from the Norwich Women’s Club are asked to download an application on our website at www.norwichwomensclub.org …

Battling Dragons in Newport: Gamers Gather to Play, Slay ... And Stay All Day

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Newport, N.H. — Business owners usually have a pretty good idea of what time they’ll lock up shop on a given night. But not Paul DuBois and Reggie DuBois, brothers who own a gaming center on North Main Street. “A role-playing game has no beginning and end,” Reggie DuBois said. People don’t go …

Upper Valley Marathon Runners Defiant, Determined in Return to Boston

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Rain or shine, cold or heat, wind or calm, Tim Downes expects to spend a little more time than usual on Monday morning looking around the Hopkinton, Mass., green at tens of thousands of fellow runners, maybe greeting more of them than he normally would. And after “a bear” of a winter forging …

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. …

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 …