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Jana Fleury is surrounded by family and friends of her son, Lebanon High football player Michael Fleury, at Salt Hill Pub in Lebanon, N.H. to watch his appearance in the International Bowl Friday, February 5, 2016. Fleury joins high school football players from around the country to play a team from Ontario, Canada in Dallas, Texas.
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Star Turn: Lebanon High’s Fleury Part of All-Star Showcase

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Lebanon — Kerri Terwilliger sat closest to the projector screen, at the far end of a rectangular table in Salt hill Pub’s party room in downtown Lebanon. She was the first to notice Lebanon High sophomore Michael Fleury as ESPN3 began its coverage of the 2016 U-17 International Bowl between USA Football and Ontario on Friday night. “There he is,” …

Halton “Al” T. Grindle

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Plainfield, N.H. — Halton “Al” T. Grindle, 82, of Ledge Drive, died peacefully at home after a short illness on Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, with his daughter, Kathleen, by his side. He was born in Penobscot, Maine on July 22, 1933, the son of Joseph and Alice R. (Tapley) Grindle. He spent his early years in Maine, earned his GED and later graduated …

From Hope to Reality: Lebanon’s Faith in Rookie Goalie Pays Off

Thursday, February 4, 2016

West Lebanon — Hope Brown didn’t know how to skate five months ago. Goalie pads were unfamiliar to her, hockey equipment seemed big and bulky and confusing. She had never played hockey recreationally and barely had spent time on the ice. She grew up a basketball player and switching sports, particularly during her …

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 …

Residents Consider Energy as Companies Compete

Monday, November 23, 2015

Hanover — As the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission considers applications from two competing utilities vying to provide natural gas to customers in Lebanon and Hanover, a group of concerned Upper Valley residents has come together to draw attention to the need for community involvement in decisions that …

Cornish Mulls School’s Future

Friday, November 20, 2015

Cornish — Residents who turned out for Thursday’s community forum agreed they didn’t want to see an end to the town’s elementary school. “It would be the worst thing that could happen to this town,” resident Merilynn Bourne …

Local Roundup: KUA Teams Sweep Three Quarterfinals

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Meriden — Amid three New England Prep School Athletic Council quarterfinals on Wednesday, Kimball Union Academy’s field hockey, girls soccer and boys soccer teams all made like baseball players: They batted 1.000. KUA field hockey started by going to a one-on-one shootout tiebreaker before claiming a 2-1 win …

Cornish Sets Hearing on SAU Withdrawal

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Cornish — After more than two and a half hours of discussion and comment from about 15 residents, the SAU Study Committee voted, 5-1, on Wednesday to send a proposed plan to withdraw from SAU 6 and form its own district to a public hearing scheduled for Dec. …

Gregory Francis Young

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Meriden, N.H. — Gregory Francis Young died peacefully following a long period of illness on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015. He was born April 20, 1955 to Thomas and Paulina Young in Boston, Mass. He was the second of six children, three boys and three girls. He went to …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Women Shut Out Union, 2-0

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Hanover — Talk about a nothing weekend: Big Green goaltender Robyn Chemago followed Friday’s shutout of Rensselaer with another on Saturday, stopping all nine shots she faced to blank Union, 2-0, in ECAC Hockey play at Thompson Arena on Saturday afternoon. Senior Lindsey Allen scored the game winner …