Springfield, NH

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 hunting, fishing, and outings with his dog Koozy, classic rock, and cooking for his friends and family. Roger’s father taught him his trade of painting and took a great deal of pride in his work. His family was very important to him; his undying faith and belief in God was his motivating …

Roger R. Wotton

Friday, November 14, 2014

Springfield, N.H. — Roger R. Wotton, 29, died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. Family and friends are invited to the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon on Monday, Nov. 17, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. A funeral will be held at the First Baptist Church of Lebanon on Nov. 18, 2014, at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in the Pine Grove Cemetery in Grafton, …

GOP Eyes Sullivan County House Seats

Saturday, October 25, 2014

A couple of Republicans are hoping the issues of Medicaid expansion and government over-regulation will allow them to wrest control of Sullivan County District 1, a two-seat House district comprising Cornish, Plainfield, Grantham and Springfield now in the hands of Democrats. Republicans Donald Wenz, 69, and Bill Walker, 57, will face Democrats Andy …

Hartford, Woodstock Advance

Sunday, February 23, 2014

White River Junction — Senior John Borchert’s power-play goal with 2, minutes, 51 seconds remaining lifted the No. 6 Hartford High boys hockey team over No. 11 Harwood, 3-2, in the first round of the VPA Division II tournament Saturday at Wendell Barwood Arena. With the Highlanders’ Thomas …

Local Roundup: Phoenix Rising at Right Moment

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Bethel — Playing without two starters, Tanner James and Brandon Tracy stepped up to help lead the Sharon Academy boys basketball team to a 73-38 victory over host Whitcomb on Monday night. James finished with 17 points, eight …

Raiders Run ’Em Ragged: Boys Win States; Freshman Girl Excels

Monday, February 3, 2014

Hanover — Time prevented John Cioffredi from thinking once, let alone twice, before he won the long jump and the high jump and threw second-farthest in the shot put for the Lebanon High boys at the NHIAA Division …

Local Roundup: Hanover Topples Concord

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

West Lebanon — After seeing a big lead vanish in the blink of an eye, Ben Acker scored a game-winning goal late in the third period to lift Hanover to a 5-4 boys hockey victory over Concord at …

Rain (Ice, Snow), Go Away: Postponements Send ADs Scrambling

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Claremont — Monday morning, Newport Middle High School athletic director Doug Beaupre was dealing with a situation that confronts all athletic officials this time of year — sharing his time between his full-time job as the school’s athletic …

Post Offices Likely to Cut Hours

Saturday, January 4, 2014

Thetford — In a continuing effort to cut costs, the U.S. Postal Service has proposed scaling back weekday counter service hours at 15 Upper Valley post offices, mostly in Vermont. That’s on top of 17 other post office …

Dog Missing in Car Crash Found on I-91

Friday, January 3, 2014

UPDATE: Read an update written by the New Jersey-based newspaper The Record at this link. Rockingham, Vt. — A dog named Zorro that went missing in the midst of a car crash this week has been found. According …

Woodstock Girls End Long Slide

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Westminster, Vt. — A victory has been a long time coming for the Woodstock High girls basketball team, but this one seemed worth the wait. The Wasps nursed a big early lead on Monday night to beat host …

Hartford Opens With Win

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

White River Junction — The Hartford High boys basketball team took an aggressive approach to getting to the hoop on Monday night, and the strategy paid off in a 63-56 win over Woodstock in the rivals’ season opener at Hartford High School. The Hurricanes’ attack of the hoop …

The States of Hockey: Anniversaries, Changes Highlight Vt., N.H. Campaigns on Ice

Monday, December 16, 2013

Happy anniversary to you. And you, too. Two of the Upper Valley’s nine high school boys and girls hockey programs undergo significant birthdays this winter. Hanover boys hockey has already held an 80th anniversary celebration, while Hartford girls …