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Arturo Johnson, of Hanover, pulls ahead at the start of the CVC Championship cross country ski meet at the Stafford Nordic Center in Strafford, Vt. Tuesday, February 2, 2016. Johnson kept his lead and took first place with a time of 14:49.
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Local Roundup: Locals Split CVC Cross Country Ski Titles

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Strafford — The Lebanon High boys and Hanover High girls came home with Connecticut Valley Conference cross country skiing championships on Tuesday without the benefit of celebrating an individual victory. Instead, the Raiders and Marauders did a good job of packing their best skiers high up on the finish list to record their respective team wins at the Strafford Nordic …

Candidates Pivot To New Hampshire

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Claremont — With voting in Iowa over, the presidential candidates still standing are headed to New Hampshire for a week of what for many will be last-chance campaigning. Three candidates, including U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., will be in the Upper Valley today, and two other heavyweights — Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton — have events scheduled in vote-rich southern New …

Local Roundup: Hanover’s Hartman Joins 200-Point Club

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Exeter, n.h. — If Matti Hartman was going to become the second member of the Hanover High girls hockey program’s career 200-point club, at least she wasn’t going to make people wait for the moment to pass. The senior center had a goal and two assists before Monday night’s date with Exeter High …

Potential Fulfilled: Years of Toil and Sweat Pay Off for Victorious Lakers

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Holderness, n.h. — Sunapee High senior Abby Palin was one of three girls to join the Lakers volleyball team in eighth grade. The program was suffering from a lull in competitive play following its loss in the NHIAA …

Fiorina Eager for a Fight

Friday, November 6, 2015

Newport — Though she has fallen back in the polls since capturing national attention in the first Republican debates, former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina, the lone woman in the large GOP presidential field, told her audience Thursday …

Cougars Haunt Lakers for Second Straight Year

Friday, November 6, 2015

Laconia, n.h. — Derryfield School junior Gabi Brummett has faced Sunapee in the NHIAA Division IV girls soccer tournament semifinals in all three of her seasons with the Cougars. Thursday night’s reunion was familiar territory for the Cougars’ go-to offensive target. And for the second year in a …

N.H. Legislature to Meet On Opioid Problem

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Newport — Gov. Maggie Hassan won approval Wednesday from the Executive Council to convene a special legislative session later this month to consider legislation that will address the state’s growing opiate and heroin crisis, which has claimed nearly …

Sunapee Volleyball Sweeps Into Final

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Holderness, n.h. — To secure a return to the NHIAA Division III final, the Sunapee High volleyball team utilized precision over power on Wednesday to defeat No. 2 Farmington. Continuing a run of dominance that began in mid-September, the third-seeded Lakers won in straight sets once more in …

Sunapee Girls Soccer On to Semifinals

Monday, November 2, 2015

Sunapee — When the Sunapee High girls soccer team took the field in their New Hampshire Division IV quarterfinal on Sunday, visiting Littleton was the first thing on the Lakers’ minds. But not too far beyond that, what lies ahead: Derryfield. When the day was done, the fourth-ranked …

Sunapee Area Programs Receive Health Grants

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Sunapee — A library, two schools and a program for seniors have received grants from The Wellness Connection: For a Healthy Lake Sunapee Region. The Community Wellness Mini-Grant program, launched by New London Hospital, supports local nonprofits, municipalities and school groups’ efforts to promote healthy eating or active …

Local Roundup: Thetford Pulls Off a Shocker in Williamstown

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Williamstown, Vt. — Cinderella must have been stowed away on the Thetford Academy boys soccer team bus to Williamstown for the opening round of the Vermont Division III playoffs on Tuesday afternoon. The 13th-seeded Panthers beat the fourth-seeded …

Raptors’ Bradley Runs to Victory

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Williamstown, Vt. — This running thing seems to agree with Maija Bradley. A first-year cross country athlete, the Rivendell Academy senior won her third race in five Central Vermont League starts this season in a five-kilometer race at Williamstown High School on Monday. Bradley outraced a field of …

Upper Valley Students Win 4-H Awards at Cornish Fair

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Cornish — Winners of the Sullivan County 4-H member animal exhibitor awards at the Cornish Fair include students from across the Upper Valley. The annual fair is the culmination of 4-H work for clubs in Sullivan County, the …