Springfield, NH

Kearsarge School District To Vote on Spending

Thursday, February 26, 2015

The Kearsarge Regional School District election will be Tuesday, March 10, to act on the warrant articles and includes the towns of Bradford, N.H., Springfield, N.H., Newbury, Sutton, New London, Warner and Wilmot. Voters are instructed to report to voting places in their respective towns to cast their vote by Australian ballot. North Sutton, n.h. — With the decision to transfer district-owned land to the town of Warner out of …

Newport Ends Backup Ambulance Services

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Newport — Staffing is the main reason why the Selectboard recently decided to end all backup ambulance service to several area towns, board Chairman Gary Nichols told an audience of mostly EMTs at a meeting Tuesday night in the Sugar River Valley Technical Center. As of June 30, Newport will cease to provide backup ambulance service to all towns with which it lacks …

Neville E. Menday, Sr.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Springfield, N.H. — Neville E. Menday, Sr.,79, of Springfield, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015. He was born in Sydney, Australia to the late Robert E. & Enid P. (Delaney) Menday. Neville graduated from Hawkesbury Agricultural College in New South Wales, Australia. Neville had worked for Toft Limited where he traveled both South and North America as their top selling salesman of sugar …

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 …

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 …