Sunapee

Skiers ride the Sunbowl Express high-speed quad chairlift to the top of the Mount Sunapee Resort in Newbury, N.H., on Dec. 20, 2014. The chairlift, which opened Friday, will cut lift times in half. (Valley News - Ariana van den Akker)

New Lift Lifts Skiers’ Spirits

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Newbury, N.H. — S kiers Tanner Boucher and Matt Ellison and snowboarder John Barber on Saturday enjoyed their first day on Mount Sunapee since graduating from Kearsarge High School in June. As the 19-year-olds arrived at the summit and dismounted the chairlift commonly known as the Sunbowl, they quickly started talking about how much better the lift was than in …

Joan E. Breen

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Stoneham, Mass. — Joan E. Breen, 82, formerly of Boston, died on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, following a lengthy illness. Mrs. Breen was born and raised in Sunapee, N.H. and a graduate of West Lebanon High School. After serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, she moved to Boston. She met and married John Breen of Dorchester with whom she had a son, Andrew …

Local Roundup: Five-Time Champ Hanover Girls Hockey Rolls in Season Debut

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

West Lebanon — Senior co-captain Sarah Wagner combined with her freshman sister, Cate, for a pair of goals — with kid sis getting her first varsity strike — as the Hanover High girls hockey team kicked off its latest NHIAA Division I state title defense with a 10-0 shutout of Souhegan at Campion …

At the Hospitals: Aug. 10, 2014

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Grant to Help APD Address Adult Dental Care Lebanon — Upper Valley Smiles, a community health program operated by Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital, has received a $12,000 grant from Granite United Way to begin addressing the lack of access to dental care for low-income adults in the …

Forum, Aug. 7: Unchristian Act by a Church; Beware of Single-Payer Critics; The Real Oppressor in Gaza and Israel

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Unchristian Act by a Church To the Editor: At the Dorchester Selectboard meeting of July 17, the trustees of the Dorchester Community Church, Grace Fraser, Patricia Franz and Michelle Fistek, presented arguments opposing the actions of the Selectboard, which holds the opinion that while there is a historic …

No Swimming at Sunapee

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Police Look Into Break-ins Along I-89

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Newport — State police are investigating a string of break-ins early Monday morning from at least five convenience stores along the Interstate 89 corridor, but officials at two of the stores said that the perpetrators made away with almost nothing. “He came in, tried to get what he …

N.H. Craftsmen’s Fair Kicks Off

Monday, August 4, 2014

Newbury, n.h. — After a best-ever start for the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen’s annual fair, its organizers pinned the increase in ticket and sales revenue on the recovering national economy and on the habits of New Hampshire …

Allen Wayne Wirta

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Sunapee, NH — Allen Wayne Wirta passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at the home he built with his wife of 57 years, Evelyn Miller Wirta. Allen was born on Sept. 4, 1934 in Newport, N.H. to Ero Wirta and Aune (Annala) Wirta Goings. After he graduated from …

Beach Ball

Monday, July 28, 2014

Playing around sunbathers, sand castle builders and wandering ducks, Sam Flint, 9, of Sunapee, plays baseball with a group of his friends at Dewey Beach on Lake Sunapee on July 21, 2014.  (Valley News - Sarah Priestap) …

Ex-Thetford Teammates Reunite at All-Star Event

Saturday, July 19, 2014

There isn’t much Shyann Josler and Erika Waterman could’ve done together that they didn’t eventually accomplish on their own. That fact doesn’t dissuade the occasional what-if, however. What if the four freshmen Eric Ward elevated to Thetford Academy’s …

Sunapee, Okemo Ski Areas Begin Lift, Trail Upgrades

Friday, July 18, 2014

Newbury, n.h. — Major ski lift upgrades planned at two area resorts will mean speedier trips up the mountain next winter in addition to new terrain and more snow-making in the future at one of them. Operators of …

Court Ruling Favors Mt. Sunapee Ski Operators

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Concord — A state judge has ruled that the operators of Mount Sunapee Resort should be allowed to access state land they need to connect the ski area with private property they hope to develop in Goshen, N.H. The ruling released late Friday by Merrimack Superior Court Judge …