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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 …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Hockey Wins in N.Y.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Chazy, n.y. — Having not played a game in nearly two weeks, the Hanover High girls hockey team went a long way for a little inspiration — and success. A day after holding a practice in the Lake Placid Olympic Center, the Marauders got back in action and …

Scout’s Honor: As Volunteer Video Scout, Lebanon’s Stearns a Rarity

Monday, January 18, 2016

Amherst, n.h. — Jon Stearns turned his head and considered the question. It’s the fourth quarter of Friday’s high school girls basketball game between Hanover High and Souhegan, a winding 90-minute drive from his Lebanon home. Stearns, wearing …

Local Roundup: Hanover Dives to Wins in 1st Home Meet

Monday, January 18, 2016

Hanover — The three members of Hanover High School’s nascent diving team recorded two wins and a runner-up finish on Sunday at the Dartmouth College pool in the program’s first home meet. Freshman Kai Renshaw defeated two rivals …

High School Ski Preview: Bring On the Snow

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Upper Valley high school ski teams are at many different stages competitively — some are coming off consecutive state championships, others had no team last year for lack of participation — but they all wish there were more snow on the ground. From Woodstock to Woodsville, the area’s …

Agricultural History Talk Kicks Off Osher Series

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Springfield, Vt. — Springfield Osher Lifelong Learning Institute’s spring series will open with a program about the history of farming in the Twin States. Agriculture in the Connecticut River Valley: Its Ups and Downs Through the Centuries is set for Jan. 26 at 2 p.m. at the Nolin …

Local Roundup: Thetford Boys Win Second Straight

Friday, January 15, 2016

Hyde Park, Vt. — Dylan Thorburn scored 17 points as the Thetford Academy boys basketball team defeated Lamoille, 55-44, for its second straight win following an 0-9 start. “We brought a lot of intensity to a far-away place,” Panthers coach Adam Boffey said. “We were able to shake …

Local Roundup: Chelsea Girls Trip MVCS

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Chelsea — Sydnie Allen scored all nine of host Chelsea’s points in the fourth quarter to cap a 19-point effort and lead the Red Devils to a 28-24 Vermont girls basketball win over Mid Vermont Christian on Monday night. Chelsea (7-3) needed everything Allen had to offer. The …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Women, Men Take Relays

Monday, January 11, 2016

Hanover — Some things never change, at least from the perspective of the Dartmouth College track and field teams. Scoring more than half of their points from eight events, the Big Green women won their sixth consecutive Dartmouth Relays title and their 10th since 2003 at Leverone Field …

Return of the Native: Lebanon’s Reed Wins for Penn Men’s Squash

Monday, January 11, 2016

Hanover — Whether performing in high-stakes squash matches or engaged in casual conversation, Max Reed appears forever fueled by intensity. His passion was on display Sunday in Reed’s return to Dartmouth College’s Berry Sports Center, where the Lebanon …

A Big Event Gets Bigger: Dartmouth Relays Grow, Change With the Times

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Hanover — Barry Harwick is going to be exhausted on Monday. He already knows it. Harwick, Dartmouth’s track and field coach, spent most of his time Saturday running from one thing to another, a notebook in his hand …