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Rylie Hoerl with her grandmother Cheryl Gaudreault at their home in Canaan, N.H., on Nov. 22, 2014. Hoerl has set up an online fundraising page to try to raise $1,000 for her grandmother, who can not afford heat this winter. Valley News -- Jennifer Hauck

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, Cheryl Gaudreault, 58, and the death of Gaudreault’s partner of 17 years — paying for their home’s oil bill, or coordinating fuel assistance, has become a tall order. “There’s still a whole list to go down,” Hoerl, 18, said Saturday, sitting with her grandmother in their Blackwater Road home, thinking about the many things that need to be taken care of or paid for, suddenly remembering that …

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 mailings, was drafted by the Canaan town administrator and sent by the Selectboard to residents …

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. …

Grafton County Commissioners Retain Seats

Friday, November 7, 2014

North Haverhill — Democrats have retained control of both the Grafton County legislative delegation and the county commission. All three county commissioners won re-election, according to election returns posted Thursday on the Secretary of State’s website. Hanover Democrat …

Democrats Appear to Hold on to Canaan, Enfield House Seats

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Grafton/Mascoma New Hampshire House Democrats from Canaan and Enfield appeared likely to hold their seats versus Republican challengers on Tuesday, but a Democratic incumbent from Grafton was ousted by a selectman there. In Grafton 10, state Rep. Wendy Piper, D-Enfield, handily won her second term against first-time candidate …

This Way to the Polls

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

One-year-old Greyson Kennison, of Claremont, reaches his hand into the next booth as his mother, Shannon Carney, votes at Disnard Elementary School in Claremont; Campaigners hold signs to encourage people to vote for the candidates they support outside …

Royals Cashe in Behind Running Back’s Big Night

Friday, October 31, 2014

Langdon, n.h. — Andrew Cashe did not drive the Mascoma team bus to Fall Mountain Friday night — but he did everything else. The senior running back had a game of a lifetime as scored six touchdowns and rushed for 364 yards, and the Royals needed every one …