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Professor Faces Federal Child Porn Charge

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Newport — Charges against a Dartmouth College professor accused of possessing child pornography in his Plainfield home have now been filed in federal court. J. Martin Favor, 49, pleaded not guilty to a felony count of possessing child pornography in U.S. District Court in Concord last week, two weeks after he was indicted by a federal grand jury on the charge. Favor first faced child pornography charges in Sullivan Superior …

Residents Consider Energy as Companies Compete

Monday, November 23, 2015

Hanover — As the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission considers applications from two competing utilities vying to provide natural gas to customers in Lebanon and Hanover, a group of concerned Upper Valley residents has come together to draw attention to the need for community involvement in decisions that could shape the region’s energy future. In particular, the group known as Energy and Climate …

Cornish Mulls School’s Future

Friday, November 20, 2015

Cornish — Residents who turned out for Thursday’s community forum agreed they didn’t want to see an end to the town’s elementary school. “It would be the worst thing that could happen to this town,” resident Merilynn Bourne said. But the path to boosting the number of students while at the same time …

Raiders Go Multitasking: Lebanon Relies on Depth, Versatility

Friday, October 23, 2015

Lebanon — It was late in the third quarter during the Lebanon High football team’s season opener at Laconia, and first-year starting Raiders quarterback Caleb Broughton was having a standout night both through the air and on the …

Marauder Momentum: Hanover Continues Push in the Right Direction

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Lebanon — Slow starts made life difficult for the Hanover High girls soccer team earlier this month. Fast starts are making everyone else miserable in time for tournament season. Kelly Brigham scored the first of her two goals …

Local Roundup: Thetford Pulls Off a Shocker in Williamstown

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Williamstown, Vt. — Cinderella must have been stowed away on the Thetford Academy boys soccer team bus to Williamstown for the opening round of the Vermont Division III playoffs on Tuesday afternoon. The 13th-seeded Panthers beat the fourth-seeded …

Upper Valley Students Win 4-H Awards at Cornish Fair

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Cornish — Winners of the Sullivan County 4-H member animal exhibitor awards at the Cornish Fair include students from across the Upper Valley. The annual fair is the culmination of 4-H work for clubs in Sullivan County, the …

Local Roundup: Marauders Set Marks in CVC Victory

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Hanover — A pair of record-setting performances helped the Hanover High girls cross country team to a victory in the Connecticut Valley Conference championship meet on Friday at Storrs Pond Recreation Area. The Marauder boys took third place. …

Lebanon Field Hockey Locks Down Top Seed

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Lebanon — The Lebanon High field hockey team will continue the quest for its third state title in four years as the No. 1 seed in NHIAA’s Division II postseason draw. The Raiders (13-1) sewed up their spot …

Wedding: Hathoot — Mullen

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Lebanon — Austin Kay Hathoot and Colin Andrew Mullen were married on Aug. 9, 2015. The bride is the daughter of Deborah and Russell Hathoot, of Plainfield. She graduated from Lebanon High School in 2012 and is employed …

Marie K. Williams

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Plainfield, N.H. — Marie K. Williams died peacefully with her family at her side on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, following a brief illness. Marie Katherine Gleason was born in Cohoes, N.Y., on July 12, 1926, after her parents, William and Helen Gleason, emigrated from England earlier that year. …

Hanover Puts Up a Fight vs. Lebanon

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Hanover — Four weeks ago, Hanover High senior Dom Linehan’s right forearm was crushed under a pile of bodies on the fourth play of a 44-0 football loss to Kearsarge. Crushed might be putting it lightly — what …

Hanover Golf Adds to an Already-Loaded Trophy Case

Friday, October 9, 2015

Greenland, n.h. — During the balmy summer months, optional “captains practices” at Hanover Country Club routinely draw more than a dozen Hanover High golfers. Maybe that’s why the Marauders continue to play in bunches so well during the …