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Medical assistant student Nenette McCusker shows off her gold tassel, indicating a 3.5 or higher cumulative grade point average, as she passes family and friends in the procession to the 47th commencement of River Valley Community College in Claremont, N.H. Friday, May 22, 2015. Tiffany Mooreis at right. RVCC awarded degrees to 225 students in 30 programs during the ceremony. (Valley News - James M. Patterson)
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Students Graduate RVCC

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Claremont — More than 220 students and their families celebrated their educational achievements Friday evening at the 47th commencement at River Valley Community College. “The veterans, single moms, first in family to go to college, and everyone who thought they couldn’t make it, who thought this day would never come — take a moment. Look around. You are here. You …

Lebanon Gets a Lift From Defense in Win Over Hanover

Friday, May 22, 2015

Hanover — Longtime Lebanon High baseball coach Doug Ashey figured his Raiders could play defense. They just needed warmer weather and more practice repetitions. He couldn’t argue with the results on Friday. Lebanon turned in a handful of fine plays behind dominant starting pitcher Cam Broughton and weaved a 4-1 win over Hanover …

Charles W. “Bill” Bushor, Jr.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Plainfield, N.H. — Charles W. “Bill” Bushor, Jr., 76, a resident of Plainfield and formerly of Windsor, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday evening, May 19, 2015, at his home in Plainfield. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are final. …

Abu Embraces His Role: KUA Graduate Earns Minutes for NC State

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Raleigh, n.c. — Gone are the days when North Carolina State freshman Abdul-Malik Abu was in a hurry when he caught the ball inside or was mentally trying to keep up with all the team’s defensive principles. The …

The Best Of the Rest

Sunday, March 22, 2015

The Valley News’ three staff photographers and intern logged many miles over the first two weeks of March covering town and school meetings across the Upper Valley. Here are a few favorites that were not part of the …

One Last Run

Thursday, March 19, 2015

A cold, icy day meant plenty of spills for Ian Surgenor, 7, and the rest of his classmates on the last day of their weekly Bill Koch League practice at Plainfield Elementary on Wednesday.Valley News — Sarah Priestap …

Clipper System Stops Lebanon

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Durham, n.h. — Lebanon burned a lot of fuel early, but just didn’t have enough to make it to the New Hampshire Division II basketball finals. The fourth-seeded Raiders had a quick start against No. 1 Portsmouth, building …

Margo J. Krasnoff

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Meriden, N.H. — A memorial service for Margo J. Krasnoff, 57, who passed away Jan. 13, 2015, will be held Saturday, March 21 at 1 p.m. at the Rollins Chapel in Hanover, N.H. …

Margo J. Krasnoff

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Meriden, N.H. — A memorial service for Margo J. Krasnoff, 57, who passed away Jan. 13, 2015, will be held Saturday, March 21 at 1 p.m. at the Rollins Chapel in Hanover, N.H. …

H.S. Notebook: Capital League Names TA’s Pomeroy Player of Year

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

A visit to Saturday’s VBCA Senior All-Star Games put Eric Ward in a wistful mood. As Thetford Academy senior Michaela Pomeroy ran around the Windsor High School floor in her Division III-IV girls basketball finale, Ward thought about …

Lurking Below the Surface

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Sharon — Sometimes the line between selectman and crisis counselor gets a little blurred — especially during mud season. Selectboard member Paul Haskell said some of his Sharon neighbors are “having their first experience” with the trials and …

Gertrude R. West

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Plainfield, N.H. — Gertrude R. West, 87, died Saturday night, March 7, 2015, at the Sullivan County Health Care in Unity, N.H. She was born July 24, 1927 in Weare, N.H. the daughter of Leon A. and Julia (Locke) Reade. She graduated from Weare High School in 1945 …

Plainfield Town Meeting 2015 Results

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Plainfield Number of Voters: na Number on Checklist: 1,551 Selectboard: Robert W. Taylor Trustee of Trust Funds: Donald E. Garfield Cemetery Trustee: James Taylor Library Trustee 3 yrs: Emily Sands Library Trustee 3 yrs: Nancy Liston Supervisor of the Checklist: Fern Wilder School Moderator: Paul Franklin School Clerk: Michelle Marsh School Treasurer: Jeffrey Moore School Board 3 yrs: Audra Bucklin …