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Jaymes Sanchez encourages campers to use more space during warm ups at a meeting of the Youth Shakespeare Project at the Howe Library in Hanover, N.H. on July 14, 2014.  The project, which meets four days a week, is a theater camp for students from 11-17 of all backgrounds and is free to attend.  Sanchez and Laura Neill founded the camp in 2012 while undergrads at Dartmouth.  This is the second year of the camp. (Valley News - Ariana van den Akker)

Summer Journal: Warm Weather Brings Shakespeare’s Plays to Life

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Anguished cries of lovers lost to knife and poison filled the air outside the Aidron Duckworth Art Museum on Bean Road in Meriden one warm evening earlier this month. Under a setting sun, the Cornish-based Momentum Theatre Troupe ran through the scenes of Juliet and Her Romeo , the familiar tale with particular emphasis on its female characters. The outdoor …

Robert G. “Bob” Barnes, Jr.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Grantham, N.H. — Robert G. “Bob” Barnes, Jr., 85, resident of Grantham, died on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 in Lebanon, N.H. surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Flushing, N.Y. on Feb. 19, 1929, the son of Robert G. Barnes, Sr. and Sophie A. (Blazej) Barnes. He graduated from Bayside High …

Growing Up a Hazard to Golf: Real World Claims Talent From NHGA

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Goffstown, n.h. — Michael Killam didn’t see the question coming. When he comprehended it, he needed a few moments to gain his composure. The blessing of the New Hampshire Golf Association’s state championship format — a weeklong grind that reflects how the USGA runs the United States Amateur — is also its curse. …

Sullivan County Outlays Up $600K

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Newport — County commissioners will present a $29.8 million proposed budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 at a public hearing next Monday . If the Sullivan County delegation of state representatives approves the spending plan as recommended, county officials anticipate a 3 cent increase in the …

A Raider Resurrection: Lebanon Boys Track Back On Summit

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Pelham, n.h. — With three top-five finishes behind him and his next turn in the long jump just ahead, Will Merchant turned to see Josh Fontaine chasing the leader of the 3,200-meter race at Saturday’s New Hampshire Division …

Letter: Stay Off the Railroad Tracks

Saturday, May 31, 2014

To the Editor: On the front page recently, there was an article about trespassing on railroad tracks (“Police Target Trespassers; Hartford Residents Look for a Way Around Railroad Properties,” May 27). Last week, my dad and I went to pick up my brother at the Windsor station, and …

Convict Apologizes to Plainfield

Friday, May 30, 2014

Plainfield — Seven years after Ed and Elaine Brown — the anti-government activists who refused to pay federal income taxes — took part in a nine-month standoff with federal authorities involving stockpiled explosives and weapons, Elaine Brown says …

Lebanon Tennis Earns Another Trip to Semis

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Lebanon — Even if the opponent won’t be the same, this semifinal appearance thing is getting to be old hat for the Lebanon High boys tennis program — although the route zigzagged a bit in Wednesday’s 6-3 defeat …

Lebanon Baseball Wears Camo for a Cause

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Lebanon — Lebanon High School has done a lot to make sure American Legion baseball stays vibrant in the community. So when he found out about Operation Hat Trick, Pete St. Pierre saw an opportunity to return the …

Gordon “Peanut” Wilder

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Plainfield, N.H. — A Celebration of Life for Peanut Wilder, who passed away on March 11, 2014, will be held on Saturday, May 31, at 11 a.m. at the farm where he grew up at 81 Center of Town Road in Plainfield. Directional signs will begin at the …

KUA’s 99 Graduates Leave Their Hilltop for the Wider World

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Click here for a photo gallery.  ∎ Meriden — As the 197th graduating class of Kimball Union Academy descended the stairs from the campus hilltop to the sounds of Pomp and Circumstance on Saturday morning, the sun broke through …

Kearsarge Lacrosse Sweeps Lebanon

Thursday, May 22, 2014

North Sutton, n.h. — The Kearsarge Regional High girls lacrosse team has played Lebanon five times during the past two seasons and won four of those matchups, including Thursday’s 11-9 triumph in soggy and muddy conditions on its …

Zoning Decision Key to Lebanon House

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Lebanon — The School Board objects to a proposed zoning change for a property on Evans Drive adjacent to the Hanover Street School and Lebanon High School. The request, if approved by the City Council next month, would …