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Missing Plainfield Horse Found Dead

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Plainfield — Homeowners preparing to open their swimming pool for the season discovered the remains of a horse that caused a stir when it went missing from its Plainfield home during the winter. In early January, Margaret Cassedy’s 16-year-old quarter horse DJ was spooked by a plow and broke through his electric fence at her Route 12A home, prompting a large search effort. Town Administrator Steve Halleran said homeowners on …

Local Roundup: Cards Shuffle Windsor

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Claremont — It may still be early in the season, but the Stevens High baseball team is bringing the thunder thus far. Getting comfortable quickly in their home surroundings, the Cardinals exploded for a 16-6 victory in five innings over visiting Windsor on Monday afternoon at Barnes Park. Ryan Tanguay sparked things early …

Dartmouth Women’s Golf Nips Hawks

Monday, April 21, 2014

Bloomfield, Conn. — Senior Sarah Knapp shot a 7-over-par 79 at Tumblebrook Country Club to lead the Dartmouth College women’s golf team to a three-stroke victory in a dual match against Hartford on Sunday. Jane Lee followed up with an 8-over 80 for Dartmouth. Savannah Grice and Tara Simmons (both 82) rounded out the scoring for the Big Green, which shot 323 as …

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 …

New Look at an Old Item

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Jim Axten, of Brownsville, Vt., looks through a vintage Bausch & Lomb microscope while his wife, Joy, reads aloud the microscope’s original instructions during the annual customer appreciation auction at William A. Smith Inc., an auction house in …

Letter: End ‘Prohibition’

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

To the Editor: The New Hampshire General Court has been trying to roll back “Prohibition” for six years. Five times in the past six years, they have voted to decriminalize and/or legalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana. In 2012, a “decrim” bill passed with a 2-1 …

Catamounts at a Club Level: ACHA Program Keeps Locals on the Ice

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

The University of Vermont men’s club hockey team didn’t return to Burlington until 4 a.m. Monday, the result of a road game at Providence (R.I.) College the night before. The trip was tinged with disappointment following a 7-3 …

Busy Marauders Skate to Another Victory

Monday, February 10, 2014

Tyngsboro, Mass. — The Hanover High girls hockey team has had so many games postponed by weather this winter that coach John Dodds is now inserting the following question into routine conversations: “Any weather coming?” Well, Coach, it depends who you ask. Fellow members of NHIAA Division I …

Beats a Good Day at Work

Monday, February 10, 2014

Standing in the ice shanty, Chopper keeps an eye out while Bob Therrien, of Lebanon fishes and Bill Tibbits, of Plainfield, sits during a sunny day ice fishing with friends on Mascoma Lake in Enfield last week. Valley …

Police: Woman Stole From Upper Valley Homes

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Plainfield — An Upper Valley woman told police she stole jewelry, cash and a sterling silver flatware set from families who employed her as a nanny in order to pay for her opiate addiction. Megan Mattern, 34, was …

Local Roundup: Spartans Hold Off Lebanon

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Pembroke, n.h. — A matchup of the top two boys basketball teams in NHIAA Division II didn’t go Lebanon High’s way Tuesday, but coach Kieth Matte said his troops put up a strong fight during a rough-and-tumble clash. …