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Republicans Vie for Sullivan District Seats

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Grantham — A former president of Lebanon College is among three Republicans running in a contested primary for the two-seat Sullivan 1 House district representing Cornish, Grantham, Plainfield and Springfield. Donald Wenz retired from Lebanon College, which recently canceled classes for the fall, four years ago and is making his first run for political office. Also on the ballot are Laura Ward, of Plainfield, who has lost a bid to …

Mamie Nadeau

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Ocala, Fla. — Mamie Nadeau, 67, went home to be with our Lord on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014. She was born in New Hampshire and had been a Florida resident since 1987. She worked in several automobile dealerships as a Title Clerk for many years. Spending time with her family brought her the most joy. She is survived by her husband of 50 …

High School Notes: Julian Cup Has Played Its Final Round

Thursday, July 3, 2014

West Lebanon — Try as he might, Scott Peters wasn’t going to win a battle against teenage intransigence. That, ultimately, spelled the end of the Julian Cup. Peters, the president of Golf & Ski Warehouse in West Lebanon, spent 10 years running the Vermont-vs.-New Hampshire all-star high school golf competition as a means …

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 …

Sullivan County Administrator Resigns Post

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Newport — County Administrator Greg Chanis, who came on board during troubled financial times for the county and led the effort to restore its fiscal health, resigned Monday to take a position with Santa Barbara County government in California. Chanis was hired as Sullivan County facilities and operations …

Sullivan Delegates OK County Budget

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Newport — It took less than 30 minutes last night for the county delegation of state representatives to approve a $30.7 million county budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1. The budget was approved unanimously shortly after an amendment by Rep. Steve Smith, R-Charlestown, to increase the …

‘A Little Bit of Kearsarge in Our Hearts’

Sunday, June 16, 2013

North Sutton, N.H. — On a sun-splashed afternoon, Kearsarge Regional High School’s Class of 2013 was praised for its accomplishments inside and outside the classroom yesterday during graduation exercises held on the football field. “It is a high …