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Forum, July 29: Change in Norwich; One for the Books in Bradford; Measles Prevention

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Vocal Minority in Norwich To the Editor: I’m compelled to respond to Brian Livingston’s attack on Norwich Town Manager Neil Fulton and the needs of the Norwich municipal workers (“A Pool, Not a Police Station,” July 14). There is ample evidence that the police department’s building is beyond reasonable repair. The building study was conducted in 2012 and has been on the town’s website since then. In reading it, one …

Dover Drops Lebanon in Jr. Legion Opener

Monday, July 28, 2014

Manchester — Steve Cerrone is a talented wrestler, but it was he and his Lebanon Post 22 Junior American Legion baseball teammates who were dropped Friday. Facing Dover Post 8 in the opening game of the state tournament at Gill Stadium, Post 22 was mowed down by lefthanded pitcher Evan Zuchowski, who struck …

Post 22 Seniors Fall in Extras

Monday, July 28, 2014

Nashua, n.h. — Ryan Corderio delivered Mike Wasserman with a 12th-inning sacrifice fly as Dover Post 8 handed Lebanon Post 22 its first loss of the New Hampshire Senior American Legion state tournament on Friday, 2-1, at Holman Stadium. The defeat sends Post 22 (15-5) to a losers’ bracket contest this morning at 8 a.m. against Sweeney Post 2 of Nashua. Sweeney bounced …

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 …

Hanover Tennis Doubles Up Lebanon

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Hanover — Not very long ago, Lebanon High boys tennis senior Jeff Purdy and Hanover counterpart Jeffry Li shared more than a similar first name. Neighbors on a cul de sac in Grantham for much of their childhood, …

Gordon “Peanut” Wilder

Monday, May 19, 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 …

Plainfield Couple Help Crippled Lab

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Plainfield — Days had passed since her last session, but when the treadmill started moving, Taylor’s front paws picked up the cadence right away. “You remember how to do this,” Jim Hollander said, patting the 4-year-old dog’s head …

Kearsarge Rules Lebanon in Playoff Rematch

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Lebanon — In a battle of reloading girls lacrosse programs, Kearsarge High proved to have a bit more weaponry Friday, handing rival Lebanon a 13-6 loss during a rematch of a 2013 NHIAA Division III semifinal. Anna Stowell …

Marauders Strong-Arm Raiders

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Hanover — Hanover High baseball players used to walk to their home games. Way back when, all it took was a few strides to the south end of campus, where the school’s track now rests. Even the downhill …

State Busts Beaver Dam Threatening to Submerge Route 12A

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Plainfield — When it comes to flooding roadways, highway officials can’t just leave it to the beavers. But after state workers dismantled a beaver dam in a pond along Route 12A in Plainfield Friday in order to prevent …

Local Roundup: Hurricanes Storm to Latest Victory

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

White River Junction — Kaitlynn Woodward again stifled the opposition for the Hartford High softball team, tossing a complete game to lead the Hurricanes to an 8-2 victory over visiting Windsor on Monday afternoon. The junior hurler struck …