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Mascoma Board Defies Critics With Construction Committee

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Canaan — Tempers flared at Tuesday night’s Mascoma Regional School District School Board meeting after the board rejected a motion, 4-2, to establish a five-member building committee to oversee the high school renovation project. The motion was made by Kimberly Depelteau-Tracey, of Canaan, a vocal opponent of the $21.5 million bond that voters approved in March, and seconded by Wayne Morrison, also of Canaan. Depelteau-Tracey was recently appointed to the …

Local Roundup: Cards Shuffle Windsor

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Claremont — It may still be early in the season, but the Stevens High baseball team is bringing the thunder thus far. Getting comfortable quickly in their home surroundings, the Cardinals exploded for a 16-6 victory in five innings over visiting Windsor on Monday afternoon at Barnes Park. Ryan Tanguay sparked things early …

Beatrice M. Wall

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Beatrice M. Wall, 77, passed away on Sunday, April 20, 2014. She was born June 5, 1936, in Lebanon, N.H. No services will be held. …

Upper Valley Marathon Runners Defiant, Determined in Return to Boston

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Rain or shine, cold or heat, wind or calm, Tim Downes expects to spend a little more time than usual on Monday morning looking around the Hopkinton, Mass., green at tens of thousands of fellow runners, maybe greeting …

Iva N. Provencal

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Casa Grande, Ariz. — Iva N. Provencal, 79, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Casa Grande hospital in Arizona. She was born Oct. 29, 1934, in Grantham, N.H. She worked at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H., for 29 years as supervisor of residential life. She retired in 1998, …

Veterans’ Names Sought for Monument

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Canaan — The American Legion in Canaan is seeking names for the town veterans’ monument, along with new post members. Weld Webster Post No. 55 and Friends of Canaan Village are updating the Canaan Veterans Monument. According to the town website, the most current names on the monument …

‘I Thought I Wasn’t Done Yet’: Mascoma Gives Ball to Lawrence

Friday, April 11, 2014

West Canaan — As enjoyable as it may have been, watching high school football from above the sidelines wasn’t what Les Lawrence wanted. He needed to be on the sidelines. And, once more, he is. A football coaching …

Peter H. Lessard

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Peter H. Lessard, 72, of Canaan died on Friday, April 4, 2014, at home following a brief illness. He was born on Oct. 9, 1941, in Watertown, Mass. Pete graduated from Brighton High School in Allston, Mass. and ITT-Technical Institute. He was a radio operator …

Katrina Wall

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Katrina Wall, 93, born March 23, 1921 in Denmark, passed away on Monday, April 7, 2014. No services will be held. …

Local & Regional Briefs for Tuesday, April 8

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Windsor Man Sentenced For Child Porn Possession Windsor — A 26-year-old Windsor man was sentenced last week to 20 months in prison for possession of child pornography, according to a news release from the United States Department of Justice. During the sentencing on April 1 in U.S. District …

Summit in Canaan Highlights Challenges to Mascoma River Watershed

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Canaan — Decades have passed since untreated industrial waste flowed into the Mascoma River, killing off aquatic life and changing the water color to match the dye the textile mills were using that day. The river’s dramatic turnaround …

Edward Lary

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Edward Lary, 86, died Friday, April 4, 2014. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Homes & Crematory of Lebanon. An obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Lynn E. Brown

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Lynn E. Brown, 66, passed away Saturday, March 15, 2014, at her home in Canaan. Lynn was a 1966 graduate of the Killingly High School in Dayville, Conn. Upon graduation she went on to achieve her LPN and eventually her RN. Lynn enjoyed working with …