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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 …

New Hampshire Women Vote on the Issues

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

West Lebanon — Some Upper Valley women who went to the polls Tuesday struggled over whether they should help elect the country’s first female president or support the grassroots change called for by Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. Many took the second path, although a number of other women voters said gender played no …

A Raider Rout: Lebanon Boys Make Quick Work of Mascoma

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

West Canaan — Fun as they are to contemplate, and often to witness, Lebanon-Mascoma high school boys basketball games have rarely mattered over the years. They have usually occurred during a long-since-shuttered Lebanon holiday tournament, yet at the time they frequently required the aid of a Crisco-saturated shoehorn to find a place 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. …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Skiers Run Carnival Streak to Two

Monday, February 8, 2016

Craftsbury Common, Vt. — The Dartmouth College ski team won its second consecutive meet of the Northeast carnival season, earning 3-4-7 finishes from the men’s and women’s Nordic teams on Sunday to win the University of Vermont Carnival at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center. The Big Green’s efforts in …

Star Turn: Lebanon High’s Fleury Part of All-Star Showcase

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Lebanon — Kerri Terwilliger sat closest to the projector screen, at the far end of a rectangular table in Salt hill Pub’s party room in downtown Lebanon. She was the first to notice Lebanon High sophomore Michael Fleury …

Halton “Al” T. Grindle

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Plainfield, N.H. — Halton “Al” T. Grindle, 82, of Ledge Drive, died peacefully at home after a short illness on Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, with his daughter, Kathleen, by his side. He was born in Penobscot, Maine on July 22, 1933, the son of Joseph and Alice R. …

From Hope to Reality: Lebanon’s Faith in Rookie Goalie Pays Off

Thursday, February 4, 2016

West Lebanon — Hope Brown didn’t know how to skate five months ago. Goalie pads were unfamiliar to her, hockey equipment seemed big and bulky and confusing. She had never played hockey recreationally and barely had spent time …

Local Roundup: Locals Split CVC Cross Country Ski Titles

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Strafford — The Lebanon High boys and Hanover High girls came home with Connecticut Valley Conference cross country skiing championships on Tuesday without the benefit of celebrating an individual victory. Instead, the Raiders and Marauders did a good …

Lebanon Boys Basketball Running On All Cylinders

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Lebanon — In the middle of the third quarter, with the game well in hand, Lebanon High’s Matthew Eylander took it upon himself to keep the pressure on Plymouth’s offense. Diving for a loose ball headed out of bounds, the Raider sophomore went crashing into the scorer’s table …

Candidates Pivot To New Hampshire

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Claremont — With voting in Iowa over, the presidential candidates still standing are headed to New Hampshire for a week of what for many will be last-chance campaigning. Three candidates, including U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., will be in the Upper Valley today, and two other heavyweights — …

Local Roundup: Hanover’s Hartman Joins 200-Point Club

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Exeter, n.h. — If Matti Hartman was going to become the second member of the Hanover High girls hockey program’s career 200-point club, at least she wasn’t going to make people wait for the moment to pass. The …

Donald M. MacLeay

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Plainfield, N.H. — Donald M. MacLeay of Plainfield died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at his home in Plainfield. He was 93 years old. Don was born Feb. 27, 1922, in Claremont, N.H. He was the son of William B. MacLeay and Ellen Cash MacLeay. His mother died when …