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Letter: Obamacare Is Gaining

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

To the Editor: Ron Willoughby (“Shaheen and Global Ban on Guns,” Forum, April 14) expects New Hampshire readers to be shocked because Sen. Jeanne Shaheen supported a U.N. resolution urging nations to restrict the importation and exportation of lethal weapons. Then, horror of horrors, Willoughby tells us that Sen. Shaheen voted for “Obamacare.” Willoughby should know that, now that the Affordable Care Act is operable and more than 8 million …

Local Roundup: Cards Shuffle Windsor

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Claremont — It may still be early in the season, but the Stevens High baseball team is bringing the thunder thus far. Getting comfortable quickly in their home surroundings, the Cardinals exploded for a 16-6 victory in five innings over visiting Windsor on Monday afternoon at Barnes Park. Ryan Tanguay sparked things early …

Letter: Time to Compete for Norwich Grants

Monday, April 21, 2014

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 …

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 …

Chief: Stove Ashes Caused Norwich Fire

Friday, March 7, 2014

Norwich — The fire that destroyed a home on New Boston Road Wednesday night was caused by hot ashes from a wood stove that were placed in a shed, officials said. In a news release, Fire Chief Stephen Leinoff said the fire quickly extended into the garage and …

Fire Moves Quickly at Norwich Home

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Norwich — Multiple departments responded to a fire Wednesday night on New Boston Road, where a blaze quickly overtook an old farm house. There were no reported injuries. By 10 p.m., several officials at the scene said that …