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Lebanon High School senior Jada Goodrich, 17, right, catches a pass from fellow senior Emily Courtemanche, 18, left, during softball practice at Lebanon High School in Lebanon, N.H., on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. The team started practices on Monday. Their first home game is April 13, 2015, against Goffstown High School. (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>

Indoor, Infield

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Above: Lebanon High School senior Jada Goodrich, 17, right, catches a throw from fellow senior Emily Courtemanche, 18, left, during softball practice at Lang Metcalf Gymnasium on Wednesday. Left: Sophomore Kayla Boisvert, 16, sends the ball back toward Goodrich during Wednesday’s workout, the Raiders’ third since the start of the preseason on Monday. Lebanon is hoping to progress from a …

Abu Embraces His Role: KUA Graduate Earns Minutes for NC State

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Raleigh, n.c. — Gone are the days when North Carolina State freshman Abdul-Malik Abu was in a hurry when he caught the ball inside or was mentally trying to keep up with all the team’s defensive principles. The 6-foot-8 forward looks at ease and has been a major factor in the eighth-seeded Wolfpack’s …

The Best Of the Rest

Sunday, March 22, 2015

The Valley News’ three staff photographers and intern logged many miles over the first two weeks of March covering town and school meetings across the Upper Valley. Here are a few favorites that were not part of the daily report. …

One Last Run

Thursday, March 19, 2015

A cold, icy day meant plenty of spills for Ian Surgenor, 7, and the rest of his classmates on the last day of their weekly Bill Koch League practice at Plainfield Elementary on Wednesday.Valley News — Sarah Priestap …

Clipper System Stops Lebanon

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Durham, n.h. — Lebanon burned a lot of fuel early, but just didn’t have enough to make it to the New Hampshire Division II basketball finals. The fourth-seeded Raiders had a quick start against No. 1 Portsmouth, building …

Margo J. Krasnoff

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Meriden, N.H. — A memorial service for Margo J. Krasnoff, 57, who passed away Jan. 13, 2015, will be held Saturday, March 21 at 1 p.m. at the Rollins Chapel in Hanover, N.H. …

Margo J. Krasnoff

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Meriden, N.H. — A memorial service for Margo J. Krasnoff, 57, who passed away Jan. 13, 2015, will be held Saturday, March 21 at 1 p.m. at the Rollins Chapel in Hanover, N.H. …

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 …

Lurking Below the Surface

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Sharon — Sometimes the line between selectman and crisis counselor gets a little blurred — especially during mud season. Selectboard member Paul Haskell said some of his Sharon neighbors are “having their first experience” with the trials and …

Gertrude R. West

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Plainfield, N.H. — Gertrude R. West, 87, died Saturday night, March 7, 2015, at the Sullivan County Health Care in Unity, N.H. She was born July 24, 1927 in Weare, N.H. the daughter of Leon A. and Julia (Locke) Reade. She graduated from Weare High School in 1945 …

Plainfield Town Meeting 2015 Results

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Plainfield Number of Voters: na Number on Checklist: 1,551 Selectboard: Robert W. Taylor Trustee of Trust Funds: Donald E. Garfield Cemetery Trustee: James Taylor Library Trustee 3 yrs: Emily Sands Library Trustee 3 yrs: Nancy Liston Supervisor of the Checklist: Fern Wilder School Moderator: Paul Franklin School Clerk: Michelle Marsh School Treasurer: Jeffrey Moore School Board 3 yrs: Audra Bucklin …

Newcomer Joins Plainfield Library Board

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Plainfield — Newcomer Emily Sands and incumbent Nancy Liston earned seats on the library trustees board Tuesday, defeating Dennis Girouard and Cindy Heath in a four-way race. Sands had supported Liston, and Girouard had supported Heath. Heath and Liston had reserved their support for other candidates. The town’s …

John R. DePalma

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

East Plainfield, N.H. — John R. DePalma of East Plainfield died on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center after a brief illness. He was 88. John was born in Hanover, N.H. At Mary Hitchcock Hospital on June 20, 1926, to Angelo C. and Florence M. (Cantlin) …