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Man Faces Charges After Police Chase

Monday, May 25, 2015

Lebanon — Following an extended chase on Routes 12 and 12A, police on Saturday apprehended a man wanted for the theft of a truck in Colorado. Just after 8 p.m., Lebanon police attempted to stop a Ford F-150 driven by Robert Leibensperger, of Clifton Park, N.Y. Leibensperger, 37, refused to pull over. The truck had been reported stolen earlier this month in Black Hawk, Colo., according to a police news …

KUA Graduates Told to ‘Go for It’

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Meriden — Murdered journalist Steven Sotloff, a 2002 Kimball Union Academy graduate, was remembered for his courage, commitment and passion at the boarding school’s 198th commencement on Saturday morning. Sotloff was reporting from the war-torn Middle East when he was captured in August 2013 in Syria. He was killed in September at age …

Students Graduate RVCC

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Claremont — More than 220 students and their families celebrated their educational achievements Friday evening at the 47th commencement at River Valley Community College. “The veterans, single moms, first in family to go to college, and everyone who thought they couldn’t make it, who thought this day would never come — take a …

Lebanon Gets a Lift From Defense in Win Over Hanover

Friday, May 22, 2015

Hanover — Longtime Lebanon High baseball coach Doug Ashey figured his Raiders could play defense. They just needed warmer weather and more practice repetitions. He couldn’t argue with the results on Friday. Lebanon turned in a handful of …

Charles W. “Bill” Bushor, Jr.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Plainfield, N.H. — Charles W. “Bill” Bushor, Jr., 76, a resident of Plainfield and formerly of Windsor, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday evening, May 19, 2015, at his home in Plainfield. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements …

Local Roundup: Hartford Baseball Drops First of Season

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

White River Junction — Be careful for what you wish, as the Hartford High baseball team found out Monday during a 4-2 loss to Mount Anthony. The setback was the Hurricanes’ first of the season, dropping them to …

Lebanon Lacrosse Bugged Out by Kearsarge

Sunday, May 17, 2015

North Sutton — The Lebanon High girls lacrosse team suffered a significant setback before Saturday’s opening faceoff at Kearsarge when attacker Erika Moffitt sprained her ankle and was lost for the evening. Once the game began, the Raiders …

Arthur W. Blake, Jr.

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Plainfield, N.H. — Arthur W. Blake, Jr. 82, of Plainfield, died on Thursday, May 14, 2015, at Elm Wood Center in Claremont. He was born in Wolfeboro, NH on Jan. 11, 1933 the son of Arthur and Emma (Ryan) Blake. He served in the US Air Force. Arthur …

Bicycling to Safety: Windsor Event Gives Children an Education on Wheels

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Windsor — The Windsor Recreation Department wants as many kids as possible to get outside on bicycles this summer — safely. The department Saturday held its annual “Bike Rodeo” event, which for the last decade or so has …

Local Roundup: Kennedy, Raiders Solid at CVC North Track Meet

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Windsor — Local athletes made their marks on Tuesday when 10 schools converged on Windsor High’s Murphy-Morse Oval for the Connecticut Valley Conference North track and field meet. In the girls 200-meter dash, Lebanon’s Corinne Kennedy was first …

Elizabeth A. Richardson

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Elizabeth A. Richardson, 95, a former longtime resident of Windsor, passed away Tuesday morning, May 12, 2015, at the Cedar Hill Continuing Healthcare Center in Windsor. She was born March 1, 1920 in Hartland, Vt., the daughter of Fred J. and Alice (Bigelow) Spaulding. She …

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, …

‘Howard Would ... Love to Be Here’: Auction of Legendary Town Clerk Howard Zea’s Estate Draws Hundreds

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Meriden — Philip Zea sat beneath a big blue-and-white-striped auction tent on Saturday afternoon, in front of the home he grew up in, observing with focused concentration as scores of residents and out-of-towners bid on the countless collectible …