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A racer competes in the 1929 Dartmouth Down-Mountain race on the Mount Moosilauke Carriage Road. The trail was home to the first U.S. ski race in 1927 as well as the first downhill race sanctioned by the National Ski Association six years later.
New England Ski Museum photograph

CCC Gave New England Skiing First Boost

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — For one afternoon, the history of the ski industry in New England took center stage at the Nolin Murray Center. New England Ski Museum executive director Jeff Leich presented “The CCC and the New England Ski Areas,” an hour-long lecture featuring photographs belonging to the Franconia, N.H., museum. The presentation was part of the Springfield Lecture Series offered by the University of Vermont’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute — a program whose mission is to provide affordable learning opportunities to people ages 50 and over throughout Vermont — and focused on the role of the U.S. government’s Civilian Conservation Corps in literally shaping …

New Members Join Ausbon Sargent Land Trust Board

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Newport — Three new members have joined the board of trustees of the Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust. A long-time resident of New London, Kathy Carroll brings fundraising experience and development expertise to the board, the land trust said. Carroll is the development officer for Lebanon Public Libraries Foundation in West Lebanon. Peter …

Wedding: Tomlinson — Ashey

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Sunapee — Patience Tomlinson and Patrick Ashey were married on Aug. 22, 2015, at St. James Church, in Sunapee. The bride’s father escorted her down the aisle and the Rev. Alice Roberts officiated at the ceremony. Jenna Tomlinson was the maid of honor. Kathryn Tomlinson, Liz Cooper and Hillary Gray were the bridesmaids. …

Post 22 Juniors Sweat Out a Sweep

Monday, July 13, 2015

Lebanon — As he awaited his turn at the plate late Sunday, Matt Sullivan squatted in the home team’s on-deck circle and gently rested the brim of his helmet on the knob of his upturned bat. He closed …

Search On for Locket Owner; Vial for Ashes Was Donated To Thrift Store by Mistake

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

White River Junction — When Kathy Driscoll bought a heart-shaped locket from the Listen thrift store a couple weeks ago for $3.75, she just wanted the chain to use for another piece of jewelry. But when she got …

Hartford’s ‘Kehoe Strong’ Tourney Combines Hoops, Fundraising

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

White River Junction — At the rate things are going, the Hartford Parks and Recreation’s first Kehoe Strong Memorial Basketball Tournament could turn into an NCAA Division III women’s all-star showdown. Clarkson University’s Stephanie Grobe is promising to …

At the Hospitals: July 5, 2015

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Focus Group Participants Sought For End-of-Life Care Study Springfield, Vt. — Focus groups participants are needed to help with a statewide study of Vermonter’s experiences with end-of-life care. The study is being led by the Visiting Nurse and …

People in Business: June 28, 2015

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Lake Sunapee Bank has announced the following officer appointments: William J. McIver, of Warner, N.H., has been promoted to senior executive vice president. McIver has been with the Bank since 1999 and has served as chief operating officer …

‘Ugly’ Victory for Post 22

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Lebanon — Early in Friday’s game against visiting Milford, Lebanon American Legion Post 22 senior player Bryar Rouillard produced a prodigious belch while leading off first base. The Stevens High graduate promptly excused himself, but he and his …

Evelyn Brown Fay

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Sunapee, N.H. — Evelyn Brown Fay, 85, of Georges Mills died peacefully on Tuesday, June 23, 2015, with family at her side. She was the daughter of James and Eva Brown of North Adams, and spent her early years in western Massachusetts. She married Colin M. Fay in …

Outdoor Notes: New Adventures at Mount Sunapee

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Newbury, n.h. — Mount Sunapee Resort’s Adventure Park is beginning to evolve in new ways. The still-developing Evolution Bike Park on Sunapee’s south peak features a mile-long trail known as the Dirt Serpent, an “S”-shaped route resort staff …

Rodney W. Chandler

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Sunapee, N.H. — Rodney W. Chandler, 77, a lifelong resident of Sunapee, died on Monday, June 22, 2015 at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester. He was born on Dec. 23, 1937, in Newport, N.H. to Lyle Wilson and Doris Mae (Louiselle) Chandler. Mr. Chandler went through the Sunapee …

People in Business: June 21, 2015

Sunday, June 21, 2015

William Hall, of Bethel, was elected to the executive board of the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada at the organization’s 109th annual conference in Philadelphia. Hall, a certified public finance officer, is the …