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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 …

A Pair of Valley Cadets: Lebanon, TA Grads Reunite at Norwich

Friday, January 8, 2016

Northfield, Vt. — Prior to this winter, it had been eight years since Shyann Josler and Vanessa Fleury were teammates on an AAU outfit called the Lebanon Voltage. Now reunited on the Norwich University women’s basketball team, it’s …

High School Roundup: Senior Sharpshooter Leads Sunapee Boys

Friday, January 8, 2016

Hinsdale, n.h. — Thirty points from Matt Tenney, including 20 in the second half alone, sparked the Sunapee High boys basketball team to a 58-48 victory at Hinsdale on Friday night. The Lakers spread the floor all night …

Sweep Success: Raiders Take Another Pair of Wins from Marauders

Friday, January 8, 2016

Hanover — Not much, it seems, has changed in four weeks for Lebanon High basketball, as both the girls and the boys walked away from their rematches with Hanover with victories Friday night at Hanover High. The most …

Local Roundup: Whitcomb-Rochester’s LaPerle Good for a Grand

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Bethel — Whitcomb-Rochester’s cooperative girls basketball program decided to change the venue of Monday’s game with Websterville Baptist from Rochester High to Whitcomb High for a reason. Hornet senior Lindsey LaPerle, a Whitcomb student, was five points away …

Vital Communities Highlights Registration Fee as Town Funding Source

Sunday, January 3, 2016

Lebanon — As New Hampshire’s cities and towns scour all available sources of money for their local transportation projects, one Upper Valley organization is drawing attention to a little-known fee that can help. The municipal vehicle registration fee came into effect in 1997 and allows communities to charge …

It’s Canes-Wasps for Title: Hartford, Woodstock Dominate Tourney Openers

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

White River Junction — Individual efforts ran the show Wednesday night at Wendell A. Barwood Arena as Woodstock forward Luc Issa and Hartford goaltender Richie Morrill carried their respective teams to victories and a spot in the championship …

Trump Campaign Claims Upper Valley Supporters Who Say They Didn’t Commit

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

West Lebanon — Nancy Partington isn’t a fan of Donald Trump. The Woodsville resident plans to vote for a Republican in the upcoming New Hampshire presidential primary, but thinks the billionaire businessman can sometimes be “a little erratic.” …

Local Roundup: A New Houde in Newport Carves Own Niche

Saturday, December 26, 2015

Keene, n.h. — The danger in being Ethan Houde is making sure everyone doesn’t look at you as being Andrew Houde, version 2.0. The younger Houde, now a sophomore, got to play with his older brother a little bit on the Newport High boys basketball team last winter. …

College Notes: Ex-Upper Valley Stars Filled Field Hockey Rosters

Friday, December 25, 2015

Let’s start off with the fall season: Field Hockey Bryant was 3-16 but freshman midfielder Emily Perryman (Lebanon) started every game and had five goals, two of which were deciding tallies during Bulldog victories. She added three assists. …

He’s Stylin’: Snazzy Dresser Mansell Has Doubly Excelled With Elmira

Friday, December 25, 2015

Austin Mansell has always been a sharp dresser and well-groomed. Bow ties, cardigans and sweater vests. Ironed oxford shirts and slim-fit khaki pants. A pair of suede shoes with a matching belt and wristwatch. There’s no doubt the …