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Will Austin, of Sunapee, launches himself to a 25 meters, a record for the new ski jump at Plymouth High School in Plymouth, N.H. during the NHIAA ski jumping championship Friday, February 12, 2016.
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More Than Skiing: Sunapee Jumpers Keep Coach in Minds, Hearts

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Plymouth, n.h. — Sunapee High’s ski jumping team sat together at a table in back of Plymouth High School’s cafeteria Friday night. Like all seven high school teams in attendance, the Lakers awaited Friday’s results for the New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association ski jumping championships, hosted on a redesigned, refurbished hill behind Plymouth’s football field. Given what they were wearing …

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 …

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: One Goal Does Job for Engineers

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Woodsville — Dominant everywhere but on the scoreboard, the Woodsville High girls soccer team finally found the back of the net with just 30 seconds to play on Monday afternoon to beat Lin-Wood, 1-0. Woodsville outshot the Lumberjacks, …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Soccer Blanks Plymouth

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Hanover — Everyone’s gunning for the Hanover High girls soccer team this year. That’s what happens to a defending state champion. The Marauders’ challenge is making sure they have their game on point at every opportunity. Hanover met …

Tigers Have Title, Talent: Newport Golf Goes Low on Lakers

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

New London — There haven’t been too many times this season where Newport High golf coach Vince Molesky has been surprised by his team’s performance. The wow factor of its unchallenged dominance, being defending NHIAA Division IV champions …

Local & Regional Briefs for Friday, Sept. 18, 2015

Friday, September 18, 2015

Judge Delays Release of Footage Concord — A judge has delayed the limited release of body camera footage from a deadly shooting by police in July, allowing himself four extra days to consider objections from attorneys on various sides. Redacted clips were scheduled to be released Monday, according …

County to Boost Web Feed

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Unity — Later this fall, the county hopes to have resolved the problems it is having with interruptions of the video arraignments at district court involving suspects being held at the House of Corrections in Unity. Last week, the Claremont City Council voted to allow the county to …

Local Roundup: Hartford Girls Soccer Ascends Cosmos

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

White River Junction — Jeff Acker isn’t sure if Monday’s game against Springfield finished with the Hurricanes’ first four-point game under his decade-long tenure. If not, it’s certainly one of very few. Acker’s girls soccer team exploded offensively …

Sunapee Property Conserved

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Sunapee — A Sunapee resident has donated a 37-acre conservation easement to Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust. Patricia Sorento and her husband bought the land in 1969 as a retirement property Avery Road property. The couple were hoping to find a land with open fields, woods and a …

Grantham Event Will Mark Navy’s 240th Birthday

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Grantham — A celebration of the Navy’s 240th birthday is set for Oct.13 at Bistro Nouveau, 6 Clubhouse Lane. The event is open to those who serve or have served in the Navy. The featured speaker, Navy Capt. Mark Winter, former chief of staff of Joint Task Force …

Grantham Principal Joins Second Growth Board

Sunday, September 13, 2015

White River Junction — Heather Cantagallo, the principal of Grantham Village School, has joined the board of Second Growth. The White River Junction-based nonprofit provides treatment and support services for adolescents and young adults with substance abuse issues, …

Ralph A. Garrand

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Sunapee, N.H. — A graveside service for Ralph A. Garrand, 98, who died on July 27, 2015, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015, at 11 a.m. in the Ascutney Cemetery, Windsor, Vt. There will be a gathering following the burial at 1 p.m. at the home …