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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 time in 2013. Thursday’s season-opening tennis result? Hanover 9, Trinity 0. To quote the Talking Heads: Same as it ever was. Led …

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 community center board’s recommendation and pulled the warrant articles because of growing opposition in town. …

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 upgrading the heating and air conditioning system with a geothermal system, improvements to the Center …

Springfield, N.H., to Host Wetlands Meeting

Sunday, May 19, 2013

Springfield, N.H. — A public meeting about Springfield’s wetlands is set for Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Town Meeting House, 4 Corners Road. The Springfield Planning Board is looking for input to help develop a townwide wetland map and amend existing wetland regulations. The work is part …

‘Check Your Direction’: At a Time of Change, Lebanon College Graduates 19

Sunday, May 19, 2013

Lebanon — The send-off for Lebanon College graduates yesterday morning included short speeches, hearty applause and one last homework assignment. “Graduation’s an opportunity to pause and reflect,” keynote speaker Richard Gustafson told the students in Lebanon Opera House. …

Springfield, N.H., Upgrades Its Police, Fire Vehicles

Monday, March 18, 2013

Springfield, N.H. — A speedy Town Meeting saw the passage of every article on the warrant, including a convincing “yes” vote on a bond request to purchase a $99,000 rescue vehicle for the fire department. The bond article, which was the only one of the day done by …

Kearsarge Declines Safety Officer

Thursday, March 14, 2013

New London — Kearsarge School District voters didn’t appear to take kindly to a proposal that included money for a school resource officer, as a rare third budget option on the ballot received less than a quarter of the total vote. Instead, voters at Tuesday’s polls went for …

Springfield: Former Selectman Returns to Board

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Springfield, n.h. — A former selectman bested a two-decade Springfield resident for a spot on the Selectboard at Town Meeting polls yesterday. George McCusker took 210 votes, compared with John Trachy’s 91. The two men were running for the seat left open by Selectboard Chairman John Chiarella, who …

Springfield, N.H. Budget to Stay Steady

Saturday, March 2, 2013

Springfield residents will vote on town officials by Australian ballot from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12, at Springfield Town Hall. The business portion of the meeting will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 16, at the town hall. ∎ Springfield, n.h. — …

Kearsarge School District to Vote on Resource Officer, Merit-Based Pay

Friday, March 1, 2013

Australian ballot voting for the Kearsarge Regional School District will take place in each of the district towns on Tuesday, March 12. ∎ New London e_SEmD Although the ballot is short this year, residents in the Kearsarge Regional School District have a lot to grapple with when they …

Letter: Cluelessness of a High Order

Monday, May 20, 2013

Cluelessness of a High Order To the Editor: As I read my Nov. 7 Valley News, I couldn’t help but be totally amazed at the “cluelessness” of the Sullivan County Republicans, to borrow their term, as to why they lost the election. Well, let me clue you folks …