Springfield, NH

Kearsarge Votes to Transfer Land to Odd Fellows

Friday, January 23, 2015

North Sutton, n.h. — Kearsarge Regional School District voters authorized the district to transfer land next to the Odd Fellows building to the town of Warner, N.H., at the school district’s deliberative session earlier this month. “That’s been the missing piece that we’ve never had before,” said Jim McLaughlin of Warner’s Odd Fellows Building Committee. That land, McLaughlin said, will be used to create a parking area for the historic …

Easements Completed in Springfield, N.H., Bradford N.H.

Sunday, January 18, 2015

New London — Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust recently conserved four properties, including one in Bradford, N.H., and another in Springfield, N.H. The Springfield property is a mix of field and forest located on both sides of Nichols Hill Road. It supports nesting bobolinks, whose preferred breeding habitats include open grassy fields, especially …

Roger Richard Orin Wotton

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Springfield, N.H. — Roger Richard Orin Wotton, 29, died suddenly while doing what he enjoyed most, hunting on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. Roger was born on July 16, 1985, to Roger O. & Betsy (Taylor) Wotton. He grew up in Grafton, N.H., and met the love of his life, Amity Ollis, during high school. They have spent over fourteen years together. Roger enjoyed …

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 …

State. Sen. Odell, R-New London, Plans to Step Down at End of Term

Saturday, April 19, 2014

New London — State Sen. Bob Odell, a moderate Republican known as a pivotal and principled vote in Concord, announced Friday he would not seek a seventh term in the state Senate, saying he is ready to spend …

Hanover Boys Tennis Back to Business

Friday, April 11, 2014

Staff Reports Manchester — The freshman phenom who held down the No. 1 singles position last spring is headed to a tennis academy. Another anticipated returnee opted for prep school. And of the six players to make up the singles ladder to open the season, only one saw …

Two Articles Off In New London

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

New London — Two warrant articles aimed at establishing a community center at the former high school on Main Street have been pulled from next month’s Town Meeting warrant. David Kidder, president of the New London Community Center Board, said Monday that the Selectboard went along with the …

Eastman Expansion Questioned: Community Considers $5.7 Million Center Upgrade

Monday, April 7, 2014

Grantham — Some residents of Eastman, a private residential community, are raising questions about a proposed $5.7 million renovation and expansion of the community’s main facility, which includes a public restaurant and golf pro shop. In addition to …

This Is Spring? Weather Forces High School Teams to Improvise

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The calendar says spring; the schedule says play ball. Mother Nature says fat chance. Welcome to the spring sports season in the Upper Valley — if you can call it that. Area teams on both sides of the …

It’s Good to Be the King: Raider Is Tops in D-II Girls Hoop

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Lebanon — Having one New Hampshire girls basketball player of the year is nice, but Lebanon High is starting to make a habit out of it. For the second straight winter, a Raider drew enough notice from the …

Springfield To Purchase New Truck

Monday, March 17, 2014

Springfield, n.h. — Voters overwhelmingly approved the purchase of a new truck for the highway department at Town Meeting on Saturday. The $151,000 warrant article for the truck was the single largest spending article of the day other than the budget, although the town anticipates $52,000 of the …

Local & Regional Briefs for Thursday, March 13

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Voters Approve $38.9M Kearsarge Budget New London — All three articles on the Kearsarge Regional School District ballot passed during Town Meeting on Tuesday. Voters, 1540 to 862, approved the $38.9 million operating budget, which represents a 4.4 …

Springfield, N.H., Selectboard Chairman Turns Back Challengers

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Springfield, N.H. — Selectboard Chairman Don Hill, a six-year incumbent, easily turned back two challengers on Tuesday. Hill took 174 votes to 57 for William Huntoon and 39 for John Trachy. Huntoon has served on the Budget Committee and previously ran for Selectboard. Trachy said he wants to …