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State 4-H Fashion Bound: During Sullivan County’s 4-H Fashion Revue, Anna Avery, Annie Drye, Clara Avery, Alison Numme and Caleigh Plunkett were selected to model the garments they have sewn at the state competition on May 31st at UNH in Durham. Dawn Bozogan photograph

4-H Fashion Revue Attracts 50

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Claremont — A recent 4-H fashion revue at Claremont Middle School attracted more than 50 4-H members, some of whom will go on to represent Sullivan County at a statewide 4-H event next month. About 190 friends and family members turned out to see the 4-H-ers sport their outfits — some original, some purchased — onstage. The top advanced sewers …

Upper Valley Marathon Runners Defiant, Determined in Return to Boston

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Rain or shine, cold or heat, wind or calm, Tim Downes expects to spend a little more time than usual on Monday morning looking around the Hopkinton, Mass., green at tens of thousands of fellow runners, maybe greeting more of them than he normally would. And after “a bear” of a winter forging …

Letter: Putting Children First

Friday, April 18, 2014

To the Editor: We want to begin by thanking the anonymous donor for his most generous contribution, which allows our grandson Lucian Vigneault to finish the school year at Hanover Street School in Lebanon. You chose to place a child’s well-being and stability above all else. Your good deed places children first and teaches a lesson that matters most. Next, we are extremely …

Zoning, Kindergarten on Plainfield’s Plate

Friday, February 28, 2014

The Plainfield School Meeting will be held on Saturday, March 8, at the Plainfield Elementary School gym. Town Meeting will be held on Saturday, March 15, at 10 a.m. at the elementary school. Town and school officers, along …

Letter: Teachers Union Should Make Concessions

Friday, February 28, 2014

Union Should Make Concessions To the Editor: I was recently asked to serve on the Finance Committee for the town of Plainfield. I’ve had a front-row seat to how our money is spent, especially at the Plainfield Elementary School. Over the past several years, there has been a …

Peter Alden Berry

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Plainfield, N.H. — Longtime volunteer Plainfield fireman and 20-year chief died peacefully Friday morning, Feb. 21, 2014, after a lengthy illness. Peter Alden Berry, 70, was a devoted and loving husband to his wife of 43 years, Arlene (Dessert), a wonderful son, incredible brother to his sisters, as …

Hartford, Woodstock Advance

Sunday, February 23, 2014

White River Junction — Senior John Borchert’s power-play goal with 2, minutes, 51 seconds remaining lifted the No. 6 Hartford High boys hockey team over No. 11 Harwood, 3-2, in the first round of the VPA Division II tournament Saturday at Wendell Barwood Arena. With the Highlanders’ Thomas …

KUA Passes Goal In $47 Million Campaign

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

In 2003, the leadership of Kimball Union Academy began brainstorming a long-term plan for the school, attempting to determine how best to improve it going forward. The process led to a capital campaign called the IMPACT Campaign that, from its inception in 2006 to its conclusion at the …

Local Roundup: Phoenix Rising at Right Moment

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Bethel — Playing without two starters, Tanner James and Brandon Tracy stepped up to help lead the Sharon Academy boys basketball team to a 73-38 victory over host Whitcomb on Monday night. James finished with 17 points, eight …

Hall Call: VPA to Induct McLaughlin

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Woodstock — These things happen to guys who win a lot at the high school level. Having retired as Woodstock Union High School football coach after the 2012 season with 211 wins and nine state championships, Jim McLaughlin is bound for the Vermont Principals Association hall of fame. …

Local Roundup: Junior Doubles At UNH: Brechbuhl Wins Twice for Hanover

Monday, February 17, 2014

Durham, n.h. — The Hanover High School swim team can boast a two-time state champion and a third-place team from the girls’ half of Sunday’s NHIAA Division II swimming championships at the University of New Hampshire. Junior Elisabeth Brechbuhl raced to victories in the girls 200- and 500-yard …

Lebanon Senior Wins Skimeister

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Based on his strong performance at this week’s NHIAA Division II state meet, Lebanon High senior Kenny Weitzman on the NHIAA Boys Division II Skimeister Award for the second straight year, his coach, Les Lawrence, said Thursday. The honor is given to the athlete with the best combined …

Checkmate, Hanover: Marauders Edge Raiders in Battle of Wits

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Hanover — Lebanon High girls basketball coach Rob Marsh believes he knows exactly what he needs to do upon each occasion when he burns one of his five allotted timeouts in any game. Good thing, that. They came …