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NHIAA Aims to Be Tech-Savvy

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Concord — At the start of each workday, NHIAA Executive Director Jeff Collins and assistant Dave Rozumek say they spend 30-45 minutes brainstorming ways to make the organization’s website, nhiaa.org, more informative and user-friendly. Some time during the 2015-16 school year, it hopes to reveal the best version yet. Implementing “Schedule Star” software and other upgrades, the NHIAA is aiming to streamline the process of changing or viewing scheduling, scores …

Local Roundup: Medal Eludes Cox at World Juniors

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Singapore — Hartland’s Hannah Cox narrowly missed out on a medal on the first day of the FINA World Junior Swimming Championships on Monday, finishing fourth as a member of the United States 4x200 freestyle relay team. The Kimball Union Academy senior certainly did her part. Cox swam the anchor leg in a …

‘She Doesn’t Back Off’: Sullivan County Manager Battles ALS Diagnosis

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Newport — For 4½ months between the late-summer night that friends noticed her slurring her words and the midwinter day that neurologists identified the source of the problem, Sullivan County Manager Jessie Levine wondered which enemy she’d be fighting. After ruling out a stroke, a brain tumor and Lyme disease as causes early …

Cornish to Combine K, Pre-K

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Cornish — The School Board during an emergency meeting Monday night voted to open half-day kindergarten to pre-K students to boost the program’s enrollment after two families with kindergarten-aged students left the district in recent days. The departures, including one family who switched the affiliation of their home …

John Woodward-Poor

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Plainfield, N.H. — John Woodward-Poor, 62, passed away June 8, 2015. A memorial service will be celebrated Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, at 11 a.m. in the Flickinger Auditorium at Kimball Union Academy in Meriden, N.H. A reception will follow in the dining hall. …

Lebanon Opera House Elects Three New Board Members

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Lebanon — Lebanon Opera House recently elected two new members and a Tuck fellow to its board of directors. A graduate of Dartmouth College and Vanderbilt University, Judy Csatari has worked at Dartmouth College in the admissions office …

Exeter’s Win Puts Post 22 On the Brink

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Nashua, n.h. — Ten days ago, Lebanon Post 22 was strongly stating its case as New Hampshire’s best senior American Legion baseball team. Today, the same squad confronts the possible end of its season during its second state …

Baker Hill Administering New England Amateur Golf Exam

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Newbury, n.h. — Hanover’s Nate Choukas didn’t become a member at Baker Hill Golf Club this year with the New England Amateur in mind. But it isn’t going to hurt his chances for a good week. Choukas, the …

Walter Hollis “Butch” Hazelton, Jr.

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Walter Hollis “Butch” Hazelton, Jr. passed away peacefully Thursday, July 16, 2015 at Hanover Terrace in Hanover, N.H., surrounded by his children and siblings. Born at Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital, on Jan. 6, 1942, the son of Walter Hollis Hazelton, Sr. and Rae Agnes (Gilson) …

Walter H. Hazelton, Jr.

Friday, July 17, 2015

Plainfield, N.H. — Walter H. Hazelton, Jr., 73, passed away Thursday, July 16, 2015. Calling hours will be held Sunday, July 19, 2015, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon, N.H. A memorial service will be held Monday, July 20, 2015, at …

Welcome Back

Friday, July 17, 2015

Skye Robicheau, 15, of Plainfield, welcomes 14-year-old D’Antron Lockett, of New York City, as he arrives in Lebanon on Wednesday. Lockett was one of 17 kids coming to the Upper Valley and beyond as part of the Fresh …

For H.S. Trail Corps, Elbow Grease Goes a Long Way

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Lebanon — In anticipation of its 100th anniversary next year and to encourage the use of natural areas, the National Park Service has introduced a campaign called “Find Your Park.” Thanks in part to an NPS grant, for …

Cornish School Faculty in Flux

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Cornish — About 50 residents gathered to listen and weigh in on the future of Cornish Elementary School on Monday night in the wake of a spate of teacher resignations at the end of the school year. In …