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 …

Hanover Swimmers Dominate Debut Meet

Monday, December 16, 2013

North Sutton — The Hanover High swimming team opened its schedule in fine fashion by beating five foes in a meet held at Colby-Sawyer College on Friday night. The Marauders combined on 12 individual and relay victories. In the process, eight Hanover athletes — Elisabeth Brechbuhl, Kristian Hansen, …

Springfield, N.H., Land Trust Receives Easement

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Springfield, N.H. — The Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust recently received a conservation easement on 124 acres of land on the east side of Baptist Pond. The Hodges and Garfield families, who own seasonal homes in Springfield, donated …

Mascoma Girls Stand Tall, Win Home Opener

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

West Canaan — Early season play doesn’t normally elicit brilliant execution, and Tuesday night’s girls basketball matchup between New Hampshire Division III rivals Kearsarge and Mascoma was right on par. The teams combined for 48 turnovers and struggled …

Letter: A Happy Ending in Grantham

Saturday, December 7, 2013

To the Editor: In the small town of Grantham, where I grew up, I always felt police officers were there to serve and protect — not to bully, be threatening or to show their power over others. Recently, I witnessed one officer in town exhibit the latter attributes. …

Lion of Summer: Ackerman Named N.H. Cup Coach

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

West Lebanon — Longtime Woodsville High boys soccer coach Mike Ackerman has an appointment with New Hampshire’s top players next summer. In addition to being named the New Hampshire Division IV coach of the year, Ackerman was also …

Birth Announcements: Oct. 13, 2013

Monday, October 14, 2013

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center SERRIN — A son, Theodore Olmstead Serrin, born Aug. 3, 2013, to Emily and Joshua Serrin, of New London. LAMB — A son, Bentley James Lamb, born Aug. 17, 2103, to Katelyn Hathaway and Robert Lamb, of Springfield, N.H. LYNCH — A son, Cooper Thomas …

‘Highlight Goal’ Lifts Cougars

Monday, October 14, 2013

North Sutton, n.h. — After tweaking his hip flexor in the first minute of the second half against Stevens on Saturday, Kearsarge boys soccer forward Andrew Van Hooydonk missed nearly 20 minutes while getting his leg wrapped up. …

Cougars Roll Past Royals

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

North Sutton — You would expect Mascoma Regional High boys soccer coach Tanja Rej to be sulking after her team lost 7-1 at Kearsarge on Tuesday. But Rej insisted with a smile it was one of life’s lessons and wanted two of her players to take part in …

More Schools Will Break Out the Rods and Reels

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Concord — High school bass fishing has turned out to be a real catch in New Hampshire. Nearly doubling its participation to 42 schools from last spring’s pilot season, bass fishing will take place in the fall this year and include a state championship tournament in October, the …

Springfield Deaths Ruled Suicide Pact

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Springfield, N.H. — The Attorney General’s Office has closed the case on the death of two men whose bodies were found in a shed in Springfield, N.H., last year, saying they died in a "suicide pact." Because both men are dead, no criminal charges will be filed. The …