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Dressed as Wonder Woman, Mary Lou White, of Bolton, Conn., sprints to the finish line of the Red White & Blue 6.2 race in Lebanon, N.H., on Saturday, July 4, 2015. (Valley News - Sarah Shaw) <p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.</i></p>

A Star-Spangled Race: Runners Kick Off the Fourth With Lebanon 10K

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Lebanon — So, how was your Fourth? For some, it started and ended with a bang. A bunch of runners began the chilly morning with the Red, White & Blue 6.2, a 10-kilometer race that led them along the Northern Rail Trail and Mascoma River and left at least a few looking forward to kicking back with family, friends and …

Robert E. Ladd

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Wooster, Ohio — Robert E. Ladd, 88, of Wooster, passed away Monday, June 29, 2015, at West View Healthy Living, in Wooster. Memorial services will be held in Vermont at a later date. Online tributes may be made at www.RobertsFuneralHome.com. Robert was born Feb. 6, 1927, in Norwich, Vt. to Charles and Josephine (Whitman) Ladd. He attended grade school in Norwich, and graduated …

Foraging for Flour: Norwich Man Gathers Acorns for Baking

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

In the fall, the ground under most oak trees in the Upper Valley is littered with acorns, plump nuts the size of the end of a thumb, filled with golden, fleshy meat. It seemed a shame to waste them entirely on the pigs, squirrels and deer when they also could be turned into …

Norwich Municipal Facilities Bond Fails

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Norwich — Voters at Tuesday’s special Town Meeting rejected, 573-464, the major part of a two-part bond issue totaling just over $3 million meant to finance renovations to municipal facilities. A similar bond failed by a narrower margin …

Local Roundup: Raptors Rule the Fairway

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Quechee — With the high school golf season winding toward the postseason, Mid Vermont Christian School co-coach Gary Ott can breathe easier. He now has a team. Hosting three schools on the Quechee Club’s Highland course front nine, …

Hanover Girls Lacrosse Spreading Scoring Around

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Hanover — Hanover High girls lacrosse coach Chris Seibel fretted earlier this season that his team was sluggish. The NHIAA Division II Marauders had graduated some significant talent, were installing a new defense and had booked their toughest …

Gwendolyn H. Moore

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Norwich, Vt. — Graveside committal services for Gwendolyn H. Moore, 80, who died Dec. 10, 2014, will be held next Saturday, May 16, at 10 a.m. in the Hillside Cemetery in Norwich. Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct., Vt. has been entrusted with arrangements. …

Raiders Roar Back: Down 7-0, Lebanon Rallies for Big Win Over Hanover

Friday, May 8, 2015

Lebanon — It was like Floyd Mayweather-vs.-Manny Pacquiao, with much less hype — and much more back-and forth. In a classic between bitter rivals on a summer-like day at Lebanon High School, the host Raiders batted around in …

State Awards $900K in Grants for Broadband Improvements

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Norwich — Four Upper Valley towns — Norwich, Randolph, Royalton and Bradford — are among the eight Vermont communities that will benefit from state grants totaling nearly $900,000 aimed at improving broadband Internet speeds in underserved areas, according to an announcement from Gov. Peter Shumlin on Wednesday. “I’m …

Norwich Will Hold Special Town Meeting

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Norwich — The Selectboard on Wednesday night considered and ultimately decided against canceling next week’s special Town Meeting, where voters will address two bonds intended to finance renovations to public facilities. The discussion stemmed in part from a …

Norwich to Hold Vote On Facilities Bond

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

The Australian ballot voting portion of the May 12 special Town Meeting will take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Tracy Hall. The day before, May 11, town officials will hold an informational meeting on the facilities project at 7 p.m. Norwich — The Selectboard on …

Hartford Baseball Improves to 7-0

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

White River Junction — Playing on a freshly remade infield, the Hartford High baseball team laid out visiting U-32 on Monday, 8-2. The victory pushed the Hurricanes’ record to 7-0, with upcoming road games at Windsor today, at …

Warm as the Weather: Hanover Girls Tennis Stretches Winning Ways

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Hanover — The Hanover girls tennis team won another one, extending its unbeaten streak to 24 matches with a 7-2 victory over previously unbeaten Bishop Brady on Monday. But this time the Marauders didn’t have to bundle up. …