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 …

New Hanover Lacrosse Coach Comes Full Circle

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Hanover — Much is new and much is familiar to Ryan Gardner, who takes over this season as head coach of the Hanover High boys lacrosse team . What’s new is the home in Norwich he and his …

Wedding: Williams — Wade

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Norwich — Betsy Williams and Chad Wade were married on December 20, 2014, at Jay Peak Resort in Jay, Vt. Jim Eakin officiated the ceremony that was held in the resort’s Valhalla Room. The bride was escorted down …

The Original, and Best

Sunday, March 29, 2015

As one of the original high school girls hockey programs in New Hampshire, Hanover High has always thrived on its tradition. With every passing season comes a new chapter of excellence, including this winter’s 19-2-1 team that won …

Ready to Serve: Ex-Hanover Player Takes Long Road to Army

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Andrew O’Leary’s winding path to college hockey resulted in an unorthodox destination: the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. The Black Knights have a long history in the sport, but unfortunately it’s not a particularly successful one. Army …

Counties Ranked on Wellness

Saturday, March 28, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley public health officials say an annual ranking of the health status of each county in the United States will help guide them as they create action plans to address the challenges area communities …

Norwich Sets Safety Services Meeting

Friday, March 27, 2015

Norwich — The Selectboard will hold a special meeting next week to iron out a program for the capital facilities project, preserving the possibility for a bond in spring or summer. After a $3 million bond to renovate or replace parts of the fire, police and public works …

It’s Time to Get Started: As Kearney Moves On, Leigh Moves Up

Friday, March 27, 2015

When on a mountain, Brook Leigh prefers to ski a reasonably straight line. He’ll go as fast as he can. If he encounters a bump or mogul, he’ll try to launch himself into the air as high as …

Court Rules on Termination of Town Managers

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Town managers across Vermont may have gained a measure of job security with a recent Vermont Supreme Court ruling that selectboards may not dismiss municipal managers without cause. The state’s highest court in January issued an opinion on a lawsuit brought by former St. Johnsbury, Vt., Town Manager …

Laura Julietta Hirschfeld Mulley

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Berkeley, Calif. — Laura Julietta Hirschfeld Mulley, age 38, of Norwich, Vt., and Berkeley, Calif., died unexpectedly on Sunday, March 1, 2015. Born to Priscilla Sherman and Donald E. Kent on May 3, 1976, in Brattleboro, Vt., she was adopted by Linda Mulley of Norwich, and Barbara Hirschfeld …

H.S. Notebook: Capital League Names TA’s Pomeroy Player of Year

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

A visit to Saturday’s VBCA Senior All-Star Games put Eric Ward in a wistful mood. As Thetford Academy senior Michaela Pomeroy ran around the Windsor High School floor in her Division III-IV girls basketball finale, Ward thought about …