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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 Upper Valley is concerned that investment in …

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 …

Local Roundup: KUA Teams Sweep Three Quarterfinals

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Meriden — Amid three New England Prep School Athletic Council quarterfinals on Wednesday, Kimball Union Academy’s field hockey, girls soccer and boys soccer teams all made like baseball players: They batted 1.000. KUA field hockey started by going to a one-on-one shootout tiebreaker before claiming a 2-1 win over New Hampton. Wildcats girls soccer had it a little bit easier, blanking Lexington (Mass.) …

Local Roundup: Lebanon Boys Soccer Downs Souhegan

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Lebanon — And down go the champs. The Lebanon boys soccer team defended their home field against reigning New Hampshire Division II state champion Souhegan on Tuesday afternoon, beating the Sabers 1-0 in double overtime. The game-winner came …

Spartans Smother Raiders: Turnovers Hurt Lebanon in Key D-II Showdown

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Lebanon — In preparing for Saturday night’s NHIAA Division II clash at Lebanon, Milford High coach Keith Jones wisely surmised the best way to contain dynamic Raiders running back Ryan Milliken was to keep him and the Raiders …

Local Roundup: Sunapee Girls Show Their Progression Against Tigers

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Sunapee — Strong teams improve the little things as a season goes on and that’s just what the Sunapee girls soccer team is doing. The Lakers beat visiting Newport 6-1 in the rain on Tuesday afternoon. The win …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Men’s, Women’s Golf Claim Tourneys

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Quechee — The Dartmouth College men’s golf team began the second and final round of the Quechee Collegiate Challenge with a five-stroke lead, and made the lead hold up on Sunday despite a hard-charging Rhode Island team, winning the tournament at a collective 2-over-par 578. Big Green freshman …

Carlton Matthew Strong, Jr.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Meriden, N.H. — Carlton Matthew Strong Jr. passed away quietly at Mt. Ascutney Hospital in Windsor, Vt. on Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, after a long illness. He was in his 90th year of life, and in the 60th year of marriage to his beloved wife, Jean, who was …

Back to Class: Rebuilding Lebanon Girls Learning on the Job

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Lebanon — With two minutes left in Lebanon High’s girls soccer game against Hollis Brookline on Tuesday afternoon, Raiders freshman Anna Wolke found herself with the ball at her feet. She lunged forward to put it on goal, …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Soccer Blanks Plymouth

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Hanover — Everyone’s gunning for the Hanover High girls soccer team this year. That’s what happens to a defending state champion. The Marauders’ challenge is making sure they have their game on point at every opportunity. Hanover met …

Local Roundup: Five-Goal Second Half Enough for Dartmouth

Monday, September 21, 2015

Hanover — The Dartmouth College women’s soccer team played much of Sunday’s Burnham Field match with Sacred Heart like a toddler taken to the mall: Junior may be well-behaved most of the day, but the outburst will eventually come. The visiting Pioneers may have had that thought, perhaps, …

Green Spoils Raider’s Return: Perryman, Bryant Surrender Lead Late to Dartmouth

Monday, September 21, 2015

Hanover — As a recent Lebanon High graduate, Emily Perryman has suffered her share of Upper Valley defeats. The Sunday setback she and her Bryant University field hockey teammates endured at Dartmouth, however, will likely sting for quite …

Robert “Bob” Kimball

Saturday, September 19, 2015

New London, Conn. — Robert “Bob” Kimball, staunch Republican, real estate political advocate, accomplished traveler, and debonair extraordinaire, died on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015 – but his larger-than-life persona and trademark sense of humor will not be forgotten. The sense of community, loyalty and family were tenets in …