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The home of Ed and Elaine Brown in Plainfield on June 7, 2007. (Valley News - Jennifer Hauck) <p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to</i></p>

Plainfield, IRS at Odds Over Sale

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Plainfield — Town officials are raising concerns that the federal government intends to compensate Plainfield for just a small fraction of the nearly $233,000 in back taxes, penalties and fees owed on the former home of tax protesters Ed and Elaine Brown, which the U.S. Marshals Service seized following an armed standoff in 2007. The 100-acre compound on Center of …

Robert E. Gosselin

Thursday, February 11, 2016

New London, N.H. — Robert E. Gosselin died of natural causes on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, at the New London Hospital in New London. He was 96. Dr. Gosselin was retired from Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, N.H., where he was the founding chairman of the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology. He was one of a small group that rebuilt the Medical School, …

New Hampshire Women Vote on the Issues

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

West Lebanon — Some Upper Valley women who went to the polls Tuesday struggled over whether they should help elect the country’s first female president or support the grassroots change called for by Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. Many took the second path, although a number of other women voters said gender played no …

Local Roundup: Rough Quarter Dooms Newport

Monday, December 21, 2015

Keene, n.h. — The Newport High girls basketball team played Fall Mountain well through three quarters of Sunday night’s game at the Keene State Holiday Tournament. Newport coach Bill Warnken is still wondering what happened in the second period, however. The Wildcats outscored the Tigers 18-0 in the …

Broom Brigade: Lebanon Rolls to an Easy Wechsler Cup Sweep

Friday, December 18, 2015

Lebanon — In both halves of Friday night’s boys and girls Wechsler Cup basketball doubleheader against Hanover at Lebanon High, the Raiders simply bided their time, outlasting the Marauders in what turned out to be back-to-back shootouts for …

Postal Employee Is Theft Suspect

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Meriden — Police have cited a Meriden Post Office employee into court on accusations that she opened residents’ mail and stole gift cards and cash this fall before resealing the envelopes and sending them on their way. Kim …

H.S. Notebook: Hanover’s Berolzheimer an All-American

Monday, December 14, 2015

Hanover — Like the topping on a layer cake, Asa Berolzheimer’s soccer postseason has been capped with a tasty coating of icing. The Hanover High senior first led the Marauders’ boys soccer team to an NHIAA Division I …

Cornish Loses Its Bank

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Cornish Flat — Claremont Savings Bank has notified customers it will be closing its Cornish Flat branch in March, meaning the loss of another commercial entity at the crossroads along Route 120. The Claremont Savings branch is the …

CRPT Talks Trails at Annual Meeting

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Hanover — Spur trails, new campsites and incorporating the Appalachian Trail were some of the topics discussed at the Connecticut River Paddlers’ Trail annual meeting Tuesday at Howe Library. The CRPT, a series of access points and primitive campsites spanning the trail’s source in northern New Hampshire to …

Cornish Plans to Seek SAU Withdrawal

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Cornish — The SAU Planning Committee likely will vote on Thursday to submit to the state Department of Education a plan to withdraw from SAU 6 after the proposal received strong support from residents at a hearing on Tuesday night. With committee member Holly Taft absent, Chairwoman Heidi …

Engagement: Kimball — Pierce

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Plainfield — The family of Jennifer Louise Kimball have announced the engagement of their daughter to Jeffery James Pierce II. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Chris and Grace Dellinger, of North Haverhill, and David Kimball, of North …

Sullivan County Records Go Public

Friday, December 4, 2015

Newport — Sullivan County officials have used $6,000 from a state grant to preserve and make publicly available records about the county farm and poor house dating back to the 1860s. Lionel Chute, the natural resources director for …

Professor Faces Federal Child Porn Charge

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Newport — Charges against a Dartmouth College professor accused of possessing child pornography in his Plainfield home have now been filed in federal court. J. Martin Favor, 49, pleaded not guilty to a felony count of possessing child pornography in U.S. District Court in Concord last week, two …