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Engagement: Mitchell — Miller

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Orford — Ross and Tara Mitchell, of Orford, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Marin Blair Mitchell. to Jake William Miller. The bride-to-be is a graduate of the Northfield Mount Hermon School in Gill, Mass. She earned a bachelor’s degree in architectural design from Parsons The New School for Design in New York City in 2012. The bridegroom-to-be is …

Forum, July 18: Abuse in Palestine; Plight of the Children at the Border; Flowers in Hartford

Friday, July 18, 2014

The Abuse in Palestine To the Editor: Thanks and congratulations to the Valley News for the recent op-ed on the beating of an American child, Tariq Khdeir, by Israeli police (“Where It’s ‘Trayvon Martin, En Masse’,” July 11). Valley News coverage on Israel and Palestine has long been superior to that of most U.S. papers, large and small. With the op-ed on Tariq, …

Man Climbs All 48 N.H. 4,000-Footers for Prouty

Saturday, July 12, 2014

The method with which Brad Taylor has chosen to contribute to the Prouty this year could be considered downright lunacy. Then again, that’s at least part of the idea. Taylor, 55, of Canterbury, N.H., is climbing Mount Moosilauke today to complete his “Full Moon 48” initiative, a summiting of all 48 of New Hampshire’s 4,000-foot summits between the full moons of June and …

Ready to Retire — Almost; Orford to Elect New Town Clerk, Look at Fire Department Structure

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Orford Town Meeting will take place on Tuesday, March 11 at 7 p.m. at Rivendell Academy middle school gym on Route 25A. Voters will consider 21 warrant articles. Australian balloting runs from 4 to 9 p.m. Orford — …

Hartford, Woodstock Advance

Sunday, February 23, 2014

White River Junction — Senior John Borchert’s power-play goal with 2, minutes, 51 seconds remaining lifted the No. 6 Hartford High boys hockey team over No. 11 Harwood, 3-2, in the first round of the VPA Division II tournament Saturday at Wendell Barwood Arena. With the Highlanders’ Thomas …

Arthur Jefferson Boynton, Jr.

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Orford, N.H. — Arthur Jefferson Boynton, Jr., 92, died peacefully on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at his home in Orford. Arthur J. Boynton was born July 23, 1921, in Cleveland, Ohio to Arthur J. Boynton and Ruth Bullock Boynton. He spent his early life in Woodward, Ala., but …

Jacks Edge Raptors

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Windsor — The Windsor High girls basketball team broke a late tie by scoring the last three points against Rivendell on Wednesday, escaping by a 34-31 score in the opening round of the Vermont Division III playoffs. The host Yellowjackets had averaged 62 points during their last two …

Local Roundup: Phoenix Rising at Right Moment

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Bethel — Playing without two starters, Tanner James and Brandon Tracy stepped up to help lead the Sharon Academy boys basketball team to a 73-38 victory over host Whitcomb on Monday night. James finished with 17 points, eight …

Barbara Wilder Anderson Tullar

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Orford, N.H. — Barbara Wilder Anderson Tullar, 84, died on February 11, 2014 at her home in Orford surrounded by family. She and her husband George Tullar, married for 64 years, moved to Orford in 1956, where they began the family farm. George and Barbara combined their last …

Letter: Mike Cryans for Executive Council

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

To the Editor: The entire northern half of the state has a critically important election coming up on Town Meeting Day. We need to elect a new executive councilor to fill the seat formerly held by the fantastic champion of the people in this sprawling district, the late …

Local Roundup: Second Quarter Key for Thetford Academy

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Thetford — All the pieces clicked together in the second quarter for the host Thetford boys basketball team. Down by four after the first quarter, the Panthers erupted for 23 points in the second en route to beating …

Letter: Justice Tempered With Mercy

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

To the Editor: This is a thank you to Judge Albert J. Cirone Jr. for his years of service to the citizens and State of New Hampshire (“Lebanon Judge Leaves Bench,” front page, Jan. 30). I write as someone who appeared in front of Judge Cirone thousands of …

Local Roundup: Spartans Hold Off Lebanon

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Pembroke, n.h. — A matchup of the top two boys basketball teams in NHIAA Division II didn’t go Lebanon High’s way Tuesday, but coach Kieth Matte said his troops put up a strong fight during a rough-and-tumble clash. …