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NHIAA Aims to Be Tech-Savvy

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Concord — At the start of each workday, NHIAA Executive Director Jeff Collins and assistant Dave Rozumek say they spend 30-45 minutes brainstorming ways to make the organization’s website, nhiaa.org, more informative and user-friendly. Some time during the 2015-16 school year, it hopes to reveal the best version yet. Implementing “Schedule Star” software and other upgrades, the NHIAA is aiming to streamline the process of changing or viewing scheduling, scores …

Local Roundup: Medal Eludes Cox at World Juniors

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Singapore — Hartland’s Hannah Cox narrowly missed out on a medal on the first day of the FINA World Junior Swimming Championships on Monday, finishing fourth as a member of the United States 4x200 freestyle relay team. The Kimball Union Academy senior certainly did her part. Cox swam the anchor leg in a …

‘She Doesn’t Back Off’: Sullivan County Manager Battles ALS Diagnosis

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Newport — For 4½ months between the late-summer night that friends noticed her slurring her words and the midwinter day that neurologists identified the source of the problem, Sullivan County Manager Jessie Levine wondered which enemy she’d be fighting. After ruling out a stroke, a brain tumor and Lyme disease as causes early …

Lebanon Clipped in D-II Tennis Final

Friday, June 5, 2015

Bedford, n.h. — The Portsmouth High boys tennis team had soared through the regular season and through the Division II state tournament without facing a serious challenge, but the top-seeded Clippers finally found one in the finals against …

Birth Announcements: May 31, 2015

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center CHIASSON — A daughter, Juliana Arlene Chiasson, born on April 30, 2015, to Alissa Thompson and Jeremy Chiasson, of Enfield. BOYER — A son, Andrew Michael Boyer, born on May 3, 2015, to Susan Boyer, of Woodstock. ROGERS — A daughter, Olivia Deborah-Jean Rogers, born …

Up to the Challenge: Lebanon Sophomore Dominates With Three Titles

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Portsmouth, n.h. — If anything impeded the progress of standout Lebanon High track and field athlete Corinne Kennedy this season, it was a lack of sufficient competition during the Raiders’ regular season. The sophomore had plenty of challenges …

Raiders Reach Finals: Lebanon Boys Tennis Tops Oyster River for First N.H. Championship Visit

Friday, May 29, 2015

Lebanon — Max Reed was nervous, hadn’t slept much the night before. The Lebanon High senior had no idea what to expect in his No. 1 singles match against Oyster River freshman Henry Bulkley on Thursday as the …

No Onion, No Cry

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Virginia Drye, 16, stepped onto the porch of the Blow-Me-Down Grange in Plainfield to rest her teary eyes after cutting onions for the monthly Cornish and Plainfield senior luncheon taking place today. Drye is a member of Covered …

Sullivan County to Hold Budget Hearing

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Newport — The county commissioners’ proposed $30.4 million Sullivan County budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 will be presented at a public hearing on June 2 at the town hall in Charlestown. The proposed spending plan represents an increase of 2.2 percent, or nearly $650,000, from …

Coronis Sends Tigers To 7-1 Defeat of Royals

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Staff Report Newport — Spencer Coronis limited Mascoma batters to just three hits and used an early offensive burst to guide the Newport High baseball team to a 7-1 win over the Royals in a Memorial Day contest at Billy Bates Field. Coronis cruised through a complete-game effort …

Man Faces Charges After Police Chase

Monday, May 25, 2015

Lebanon — Following an extended chase on Routes 12 and 12A, police on Saturday apprehended a man wanted for the theft of a truck in Colorado. Just after 8 p.m., Lebanon police attempted to stop a Ford F-150 driven by Robert Leibensperger, of Clifton Park, N.Y. Leibensperger, 37, …

KUA Graduates Told to ‘Go for It’

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Meriden — Murdered journalist Steven Sotloff, a 2002 Kimball Union Academy graduate, was remembered for his courage, commitment and passion at the boarding school’s 198th commencement on Saturday morning. Sotloff was reporting from the war-torn Middle East when …

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 …