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William “Bill” Gee

Friday, December 12, 2014

West Lebanon, N.H. — William “Bill” Gee, 79, formely of Canaan, N.H., died Wednesday night, Dec. 10, 2014, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct., Vt. …

Stephen Andrew “Andy” Loomis

Thursday, December 11, 2014

West Lebanon, N.H. — Stephen Andrew Loomis, 72, passed away on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, at Massachusetts General Hospital following a period of declining health. Andy was born Aug. 25, 1942, in Delaware County, Pa. He graduated from Lansdowne-Aldan High school in Lansdowne, Pa. and Dartmouth College, Class of 1965. He served in the Peace Corps in Venezuela and later in the U.S. …

Raymond Ross

Friday, December 5, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Raymond Ross of Canaan passed away on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, at Valley Terrace Assisted Living in White River Junction, Vt. He was born in Orange, Vt. on Feb. 27, 1932, to Joseph and Alice Ross. After graduating from Barre, Vt. schools, he completed a four year apprenticeship at Brown and Sharp Machine Tool Company in Providence, R.I. In 1959, …

Local Roundup: Quartet Chosen for Lions Cup

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Concord — Four Upper Valley soccer standouts will represent their schools one last time next summer as members of the New Hampshire roster for the Twin State Lions Cup matches against Vermont. Hanover’s Luke Strohbehn and Susanna Penfield, …

Canaan Teen Goes Online To Help Ailing Grandmother

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Canaan — Rylie Hoerl wants her grandmother to be warm this winter. But with everything that has been going on in their lives in recent years — including a range of serious health problems suffered by her grandmother, …

Taxes Pit Canaan, Mascoma; Officials Mailed Flier With Tax Bills

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Canaan — Rising taxes are the backdrop behind a kerfuffle in Canaan, where school district officials have accused the town of including a “sneaky and dishonest” flier with residents’ tax bills. The flier, which violated a state law banning the inclusion of public policy positions with tax bill …

Backing In

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Pat Bryson checks her mirrors while backing up a dump truck on her farm in Canaan, where she raises beef cattle and processes firewood. Valley News — Jennifer Hauck …

Local Roundup: Shrine Game Confirms Castleton State Date

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Staff Reports Castleton, Vt. — As expected, the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl’s board of governors has confirmed the 2015 edition of the all-star high school football contest between Vermont and New Hampshire for Aug. 1 at Castleton State College’s Spartan Stadium. The 62nd edition of the game will …

Edna Amaral Nutbrown

Friday, November 14, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Edna Amaral Nutbrown, 95, formerly of Canaan, Enfield and Meriden, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. She was born June 5, 1919 in Albany, Vt., to the late Levi & Lilla (Watson) Rancore. She graduated from Canaan High School. Edna worked a short time at …

Roger “Pop” Cantlin

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Roger “Pop” Cantlin, 80, died on Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. He was born in Lebanon, N.H. on May 21, 1934, and graduated from Lebanon High School in 1952. He was a member of the United States Army and served his …

Wedding: McKeown — Taylor

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Montague, Mich. — Katie McKeown and Scott Taylor were married on Aug. 9, 2014. The ceremony was held at St. James Catholic Church in Montague, Mich. Deacon Iver Johnson, of Helena, Mont., married the couple. The reception was …

Newport Football Rumbles Past Mascoma

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Newport — As it has all season, the Newport High football team rode its tough defense to a 34-14 win over Mascoma in the New Hampshire Division III North Conference semifinals on Saturday. Going into the weekend, the …

Keith D. Monmaney, Sr.

Friday, November 7, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — A Celebration of Life for Keith D. Monmaney, Sr., who died on Oct. 29, 2014, will be held at a new location, the Canaan Hall, Orange Road (beside the Old Canaan Speedway) in Canaan on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. …