Norwich

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, which had less than a dozen full-time …

Marauders Come Through When It Counts

Thursday, February 11, 2016

West Lebanon — Seth Stadheim breathed a sigh of relief after the game. His Hanover High boys hockey teammates in the Campion Rink locker room were in the process of doing the same. A loss on Wednesday night to Pelham-Alvirne would have been bad. Really bad, particularly given Hanover’s uncharacteristic shutout loss to …

The Merchants of Menace: Twin Sisters Guide Lebanon Girls to Third at State Meet

Monday, February 8, 2016

Hanover — Twin sisters Kath and Kim Merchant have always joined one another for many of the same extracurricular activities. The list of common accomplishments now includes significant contributions at an indoor track and field state championship meet. The sophomore duo took the first two places in the shot put Sunday at Dartmouth …

Roaring 20s Series: Kristin Thompson: It’s Time for ‘Something Different’

Sunday, December 20, 2015

Dozens of families throughout the Upper Valley know Kristin Thompson from the Norwich-based Lightning Soccer Club, where the 29-year-old, an elite player who is a member of the Guam Women’s National Team, oversees the girls program and coaches …

Elizabeth Davis Olsen

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Autryville, N.C. — Elizabeth Davis Olsen, 88, formerly of Lyme, N.H. died Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015, at Rex Healthcare in Raleigh, N.C. She was born Sept. 12, 1927, in Manchester, N.H. a daughter of Harold T. and Lucille (Colburn) Davis. Elizabeth grew up in Pembroke, N.H., Norwich, Vt., …

Vermont Emergency Management Official Warns Norwich Might Lose Out on Funding

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Norwich — The Selectboard on Thursday voted unanimously to apply for federal disaster money to secure a ruined dam and repair the public works garage, despite a warning from a Vermont Division of Emergency Management official that the town might have missed its chance. After giving up its …

Broom Brigade: Lebanon Rolls to an Easy Wechsler Cup Sweep

Friday, December 18, 2015

Lebanon — In both halves of Friday night’s boys and girls Wechsler Cup basketball doubleheader against Hanover at Lebanon High, the Raiders simply bided their time, outlasting the Marauders in what turned out to be back-to-back shootouts for …

Lawyer: Norwich Needs Cause to Fire Manager

Friday, December 18, 2015

Norwich — The lawyer hired to assess Town Manager Neil Fulton’s legal status as an employee has advised the Selectboard that Fulton cannot be fired without cause, according to an opinion obtained by the Valley News under a …

Jane McNair Stormer

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Brunswick, Maine — Jane McNair Stormer, age 71, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, of complications related to Multiple System Atrophy (MSA), a rare neurodegenerative disorder. The daughter of Dr. Andrew H. McNair and Evelyn Lyford McNair, Jane grew up in Norwich, Vt. and …

Vigil Held on Norwich Green for Third Anniversary of Sandy Hook

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Norwich — Nearly 100 gun control advocates gathered along Main Street and held candles Monday evening to commemorate victims of mass shootings and to support efforts to regulate firearm ownership in Vermont. The annual vigil, organized by Gun …

H.S. Notebook: Hanover’s Berolzheimer an All-American

Monday, December 14, 2015

Hanover — Like the topping on a layer cake, Asa Berolzheimer’s soccer postseason has been capped with a tasty coating of icing. The Hanover High senior first led the Marauders’ boys soccer team to an NHIAA Division I …

Aiding Aging Neighbors in Norwich

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Norwich — Closing in on retirement can be a cause for giddiness. But not for Norwich resident Judy Pond. “I was very grumpy about it,” said Pond, a former English teacher who retired from Richmond Middle School in …

3 New Trustees Join VINS

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Quechee — Three new trustees have joined the Vermont Institute of Natural Science Board of Trustees. Edith “Brucie” Hubbell, of Norwich, moved to the Upper Valley 15 years ago. Hubbell has volunteered with VINS, leading tours and discussions, and served on the board of the Upper Valley Humane …