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Lack of Snow Forces Cancellation of Several Local, Annual Winter Events

Friday, February 12, 2016

Hanover — When it came time for Hanover to harvest ice for the ice castle at the annual Occom Pond Party, it was 45 degrees and no ice was to be found. It is one of the reasons that, for the first time in 19 years, the annual event will not take place this Saturday. “This was a very difficult, hard decision to make,” said Liz Burdette, assistant director for …

Man With the Golden Boot: Hanover Senior Wins Top Soccer Honor

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Hanover — It’s a good thing Hanover High senior Asa Berolzheimer is heading off to college soccer soon. He’s running out of high school awards to win. The Marauders’ attacking midfielder added to his trophy case on Thursday with the Gatorade Player of the Year award for New Hampshire boys soccer, the fifth …

Robert E. Gosselin

Thursday, February 11, 2016

New London, N.H. — Robert E. Gosselin died of natural causes on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, at the New London Hospital in New London. He was 96. Dr. Gosselin was retired from Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, N.H., where he was the founding chairman of the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology. He was one of a small group that rebuilt the Medical School, …

Third-Period Rally Gives Hanover Hockey Tie, Moral Victory

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

West Lebanon — Hanover High’s boys hockey team skated out from the bench to greet its goaltender, Luke Ratliff, near center ice after the second period. Ratliff had made 12 saves in the period, including three on breakaways …

Area Farmers Form Coalition

Monday, January 4, 2016

Norwich — The sweet scent of cow manure filled the air last month as Upper Valley farmers gathered at Vermont Technical College’s Norwich Farms to announce the launch of the Connecticut River Farmers’ Watershed Alliance, a group intended, in part, to help growers respond to new state regulations …

ECFiber Poised For Investment

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Royalton — A fiber-optic network based in central Vermont aims to accelerate its build-out by changing its organizational structure so as to become more investor-friendly. Officials anticipate the move to become a communications union district — approved by East Central Vermont Community Fiber Network’s 24 member towns and …

Four Towns Mull Model For Merger

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Norwich — School officials from Norwich, Sharon, Strafford and Thetford are discussing a school district merger under Vermont’s new school consolidation law, an arrangement that could provide tax relief for residents and greater choice for students . The Three Rivers School District, as it’s currently dubbed, would operate …

Hard Work Pays Off for Hanover

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Hanover — Despite undergoing changes in both personnel and style, the Hanover High boys basketball team expects to play with the same workmanlike effort that has helped it thrive in recent years. The Marauders’ “all in” motto — echoed after every team huddle — appeared lacking in a …

Norwich Resident’s Work Honored by The Garden Conservancy

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Unlike many garden authorities, Norwich resident Bill Noble did not start his career by going to college to study plants and serving as apprentice to a gardening pro. He moved to the Upper Valley in 1976 with degrees …

Former Area Police Chief, Town Manager Dies at 70

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Windsor — Former Windsor Police Chief Stephen Soares, a fair-minded professional who helped turn around at least two police departments, died Christmas Eve after battling a rare form of cancer. He was 70. Soares, who also served as …

AG Warns Solar Companies

Saturday, December 26, 2015

The Vermont Attorney General’s Office has issued a warning to certain solar companies, telling them to stop deceptive marketing practices and false claims that the energy they sell consumers is renewable. The Attorney General’s Office has targeted companies that sell or lease in-state solar panels to Vermont customers, …

Amy M. (Chase) Patnaude

Saturday, December 26, 2015

Newport, N.H. — Amy M. (Chase) Patnaude died on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015, at her home. She was born on Oct. 5, 1922, in Derry, N.H., to Perley and Marjorie (Stark) Chase. She grew up in Derry and was very proud of going to Pinkerton Academy. She lived …

IMHO: Cancer Survivor Returning Favor to Charity

Saturday, December 26, 2015

In this season of giving, Grady Chaltain wants to give until it hurts. But it’s nothing like the pain he’s endured and would give anything to prevent others from experiencing. The former three-sport Hanover High athlete saw his …