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Lebanon head coach Michael Haxton celebrates with Terran Campbell, left, and Max Reed, right, after their doubles win against Oyster River 8 - 1 at the CCBA in Lebanon, N.H. Thursday, May 28, 2015. (Valley News - James M. Patterson)
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Raiders Reach Finals: Lebanon Boys Tennis Tops Oyster River for First N.H. Championship Visit

Friday, May 29, 2015

Lebanon — Max Reed was nervous, hadn’t slept much the night before. The Lebanon High senior had no idea what to expect in his No. 1 singles match against Oyster River freshman Henry Bulkley on Thursday as the Raiders sought their first-ever berth in the NHIAA Division II state finals. But Reed had heard that his young opponent’s textbook groundstrokes …

No Onion, No Cry

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Virginia Drye, 16, stepped onto the porch of the Blow-Me-Down Grange in Plainfield to rest her teary eyes after cutting onions for the monthly Cornish and Plainfield senior luncheon taking place today. Drye is a member of Covered Bridge 4H, and the group cooks and serves the luncheon once a year. Valley News …

Sullivan County to Hold Budget Hearing

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Newport — The county commissioners’ proposed $30.4 million Sullivan County budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 will be presented at a public hearing on June 2 at the town hall in Charlestown. The proposed spending plan represents an increase of 2.2 percent, or nearly $650,000, from this year’s and increases the amount to be raised by taxes among the 15 county …

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 …

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 …

Healthy Food Talk Honors Late Doctor

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Lebanon — Her picture was on the event’s promotional flier. Her vegan recipes for hummus, lentils, steel cut oats and pasta with beans and veggies were distributed to attendees. The audience included some of her former colleagues and patients, and her mother. But Margo Krasnoff, the 57-year-old professor …

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 …

A Life: ‘She Was an Institution’. Bernice “Bernie” May Johnson, 1920 — 2015

Monday, May 4, 2015

Cornish — If it happened in Cornish, chances are Bernice “Bernie” Johnson played a part. “She kind of did things when she was needed,” her son Ron Johnson said. That applied to everything from the historical society to …

4-H Club Members Advance To State Fashion Competition

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Claremont — Three members of the No Strings Attached 4-H club took top honors at the Sullivan County 4-H Fashion Revue and will go on to compete in a state competition in Durham, N.H., later this month. Alison Numme, 13 of Claremont, Skye Robicheau, 14 of Plainfield, and …

Neighbors Decry Proposed Hartland Gun Range Changes

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Hartland — Plainfield residents fed up with noise from the state-owned Hammond Cove Shooting Range across the river in Hartland said proposed rule changes don’t go far enough to mitigate the sound of gunfire, which they said has …