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The home of Ed and Elaine Brown in Plainfield on June 7, 2007. (Valley News - Jennifer Hauck) <p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to</i></p>

Plainfield, IRS at Odds Over Sale

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Plainfield — Town officials are raising concerns that the federal government intends to compensate Plainfield for just a small fraction of the nearly $233,000 in back taxes, penalties and fees owed on the former home of tax protesters Ed and Elaine Brown, which the U.S. Marshals Service seized following an armed standoff in 2007. The 100-acre compound on Center of …

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, …

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 …

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 …

George Dewey Sorenson

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Meriden, N.H. — George Dewey Sorenson, 88, Professor of Pathology, Emeritus, at the Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth College, died peacefully at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, lovingly surrounded by his family and friends. The son of George Dewey Sorenson, Sr. and Vera Sorenson, he …

Janet (Mortimer) McClellan

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Plainfield, N.H. — Janet (Mortimer) McClellan, 74, Life of the Party, passed away Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, at home, with her family at her side. She was born in April 1941 to Jack and Florence Mortimer and grew up in Manchester, Conn. Janet received nursing training at Hartford …

Local Roundup: Raiders Win at N.H. Track Tuneup

Monday, February 1, 2016

Durham, n.h. — Wins for Corrine Kennedy and Kath Merchant and Marcus Roper’s second-place finish in the boys shot put highlighted limited participation by the Lebanon and Hanover indoor track and field teams in Sunday’s visit to the final regular-season New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association meet, held at …

Raiders Lance Sabers: Lebanon Takes Key D-II Showdown

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Lebanon — Souhegan High girls basketball head coach Mike Heaney hadn’t seen anything like it in 12 years of coaching the game. Two points in the first quarter. That’s all the Sabers could muster through their first eight minutes. What was supposed to be a showdown of two …

Local Roundup: Windsor, Oxbow Athletes Win at Vt. Weight Throw

Monday, January 25, 2016

St. Johnsbury, Vt. — Windsor’s Katey Comstock and Oxbow’s Jake Senecal gave their respective indoor track and field teams a head-start on the state championship trail by winning the inaugural Vermont weight throwing championship on Saturday at St. …

H.S. Notebook: Hanover Graduate Is Top Golf Coach in Mo.

Monday, January 25, 2016

Evan Scobie spends his spring days ferrying his high school golf team all over the place. Trips can take up to 3½ hours and sometimes require overnight stays. His players work on their games with him and get his aid when it comes to seeking college opportunities. And …

Professor Likely To Change Plea

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Concord — A Dartmouth College English professor charged with a felony count of possessing child pornography in his Plainfield home appears to be preparing to change his plea in the case. The attorney for J. Martin Favor, 49, on Wednesday filed a motion to continue the case for …

N.H. Legislation Focused on Privacy

Friday, January 22, 2016

West Lebanon — A trio of bills introduced in the New Hampshire House by a Republican lawmaker known for his concerns about privacy rights has won the backing of the American Civil Liberties Union of New Hampshire. But some Upper Valley police chiefs, asked to comment on the …

Kuster Discusses the Impact Of Opioids on City, Region

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Lebanon — A handful of city officials, social service agency executives and the head of the Lebanon Area Chamber of Commerce reported Tuesday to U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster on the impact of the opioid epidemic on the New …