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A heron wades in shallow water along the Mascoma River in Enfield, N.H., on August 31, 2014. New Hampshire state officials will spend the month of September walking and floating the Mascoma River to compile data about erosion along the river. (Valley News - Ariana van den Akker)

Officials to Assess Mascoma River

Monday, September 1, 2014

Lebanon — Residents living, recreating and traveling along the Mascoma River may spot state officials as they walk or float along the approximately 11 miles between Mascoma Lake and the Connecticut River during the month of September. The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services is slated to conduct an assessment of the river and its banks to gather information about …

Proponents Continue Push for Mascoma Valley Clinic

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Canaan — About 75 people gathered at the Cardigan Mountain School this week to support plans to build a $3.95 million clinic that could eventually provide a range of medical, dental, mental health and related services to residents here and in four neighboring towns. “Come together as a community and we can make …

Mission on the Mountains: Enfield Man to Bike the Hills for Prominent Charity

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Lebanon — Matthew Steinberg says he has a soft spot for children. He sure has a lengthy, arduous way of demonstrating it. Steinberg, 40, will soon embark on a 470-mile uphill bicycling journey that will send him over a total of nine summits in Vermont, New Hampshire and New York — including each …

Canaan Firefighters Come to Snowflake’s Rescue

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Canaan — When a call came in to the Canaan Fire Department on Saturday for “animal in tree ” along the Rail Trail near the middle of town, responders didn’t know what they would find when they arrived. …

Beulah M. Nadeau

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Beulah M. Nadeau, 84, passed away Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. She was born in Lakeport, N.H. on Aug. 27, 1929, to the late Elwood & Esther (Keyser) Colburn. Beulah married Roland A. Nadeau on Nov. 15, 1947, in Laconia, N.H. Following graduation she worked as …

Beulah M. Nadeau

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Beulah M. Nadeau, 84, passed away Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. She was born in Lakeport, N.H. on Aug. 27, 1929, to the late Elwood & Esther (Keyser) Colburn. Beulah married Roland A. Nadeau on November 15, 1947 in Laconia, N.H. Following graduation she worked as …

Marion Joyce Charbono

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Canaan, N.H., — Marion Joyce Charbono, 77, passed away Friday August 8, 2014 peacefully surrounded by family in her home in Canaan. Marion was born in Hartford, Vt. on December 31, 1936 to Wilfred and Evelyn (Flynn) Mayotte who both predeceased her. She graduated from Hartford High School …

Ed Kehoe, ‘An Amazing Coach,’ Dies

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Longtime Upper Valley basketball coach Ed Kehoe, recently honored with inclusion into the NHIAA coaches Hall of Fame, died at home with his family early Wednesday morning after a year-long bout with cancer. Kehoe was 50. Known around …

Old Home Days in Canaan

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Above: Corbin Trask, 10, of Rumney, N.H., left, Chloe Bickford, 12, of Rumney, and Cody Gray, 10, of Dorchester, hang out before their races during the Soap Box Derby at Canaan Old Home Days on Saturday. Right: Aubrey …

Ernesta Helen Watson

Friday, August 1, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Ernesta Helen Watson, 99, passed away in the comfort of her home on Thursday, July 24, 2014. She was born April 13, 1915, to the late Willie Wallace and Annie Maria (French) Wooster. Ernesta grew up in Canaan, N.H. and received her RN degree from …

Ernesta Helen Watson

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Ernesta Helen Watson, 99, passed away in the comfort of her home on Thursday, July 24, 2014. She was born on April 13, 1915, to the late Willie Wallace & Annie Maria (French) Wooster. Ernesta grew up in Canaan, N.H. and graduated from Margaret Pillsbury …

River Valley Community College to Present Award to Hypertherm Exec

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Claremont — For her years of support of efforts to train and employ graduates of River Valley Community College in Claremont, and to generally widen access to job training, the school will confer its Walter R. Peterson Award on Hypertherm’s Barbara Couch. Couch, Hypertherm’s vice president of corporate …

Mary L. (Daniels) Hazen

Friday, July 25, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Mary L. Hazen (104) passed away quietly on the evening of Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Genesis Healthcare Center in Lebanon, N.H. Born Dec. 11, 1909, the daughter of Bertha (Pratt) and Joseph LaBreck of Braintree, Mass. She attended schools in Weymouth, Mass. and was …