Canaan

Muriel June Foster

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Grafton, N.H. — Muriel June Foster, 76, formerly of West Canaan, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2015. She was born on July 26, 1938 in Enfield, N.H. to Morris A. & Hope M. (Chase) Wescott. Muriel grew up in Enfield and Married Eugene W. Foster Sr., Muriel helped operate Foster Concrete Products on Goose Pond Road for 30 plus years. She enjoyed snowmobiling with her husband, camping, going to yard …

Liberty Utilities, New Hampshire Electric Users to See Savings

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley residents served by Liberty Utilities and the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative will pay less for electricity come May 1. The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday approved Liberty Utilities’ request to decrease its electric energy service rates, and the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative’s board of directors also approved a rate cut. “This was a difficult winter for …

Counties Ranked on Wellness

Saturday, March 28, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley public health officials say an annual ranking of the health status of each county in the United States will help guide them as they create action plans to address the challenges area communities face. The 2015 County Health Rankings released Wednesday by the University of Wisconsin Population Health …

Thayer Clark Paine

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — (Cornelia) Thayer Clark Paine, 75, of Canaan died at home on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. A memorial service will be held at a later date. …

Wind Project In Limbo for Now

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Canaan — Following recent votes against a proposed industrial wind power project in the Cardigan Mountain region, the international company proposing the project seems no closer to filing for a state permit. “We’re not really prepared to file one at this time,” said Jeffrey Nemeth, of EDP Renewables …

Spelling With Characters: Canaan Abuzz With Competition

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Canaan — Stilletto. Auxilliary. It wasn’t long before Canaan Community Spelling Bee’s “head pronunciator” Koby Van Beest spotted the pattern. “W-h-a-l-l-e. It’s a whale of a time,” the emcee ad-libbed, razzing the Beeched Whales, a team with a …

Chester C. Hammond

Friday, March 13, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — Chester C. Hammond, 90, passed away Thursday, March 12, 2015, at the Lebanon Center Genesis. Calling hours will be held Monday, March 16 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon, N.H. A memorial …

Mascoma School District Meeting 2015 Results

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Mascoma Valley Regional School District School Clerk 3 yrs: Kamala Tupper School Board (Enfield) 3 yrs: James Gerding School Board (Orange) 2 yrs: Kathleen Stacy School Board (Canaan) 3 yrs: Timothy Josephson Budget Committee (Canaan) 3 yrs: Philip Smith, Jr. Budget Committee (Enfield) 3 yrs: Daniel Kiley …

Canaan Town Meeting 2015 Results

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Canaan Number of Voters: 575 Number on Checklist: na Selectboard: Robert E. Reagan Town Treasurer: Joseph Frazier Trustee of Trust Funds: Cynthia J. Neily Cemetery Trustee: Philip Carter Library Trustee 3 yrs: Denise Reitsma Library Trustee 3 yrs: Kimberly McQuaid Budget Committee 3 yrs: Denis Salvail Budget Committee 3 yrs: John H. Bergeron Budget Committee 3 yrs: Eleanor J. …

Mascoma Budget OK’d

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Enfield — A $25 million operating budget that includes a $1 million bond payment to renovate the high school narrowly passed in Mascoma Valley Regional School District balloting Tuesday, while a raise for district teachers was approved by …

Canaan Voters Pass Budget, Approve Vehicle Purchases

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Canaan — Voters passed nearly everything on the ballot Tuesday, approving the town operating budget by a 2-to-1 ratio and handily authorizing the purchase of several vehicles. The $3.34 million budget passed, 363-76. Town Administrator Mike Samson has …

Diana Lyn DiPietro

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. — Diana Lyn DiPietro, age 50, born July 8, 1964 in Warwick, R.I., died Thursday, March 5, 2015 in Palm Beach Gardens. She was an inspiration and source of strength and love to all of the lives she touched. Diana was a wonderful wife, …

Engagement: Albrecht — Dugan

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Grafton — Rebecca Anne Albrecht and Cody James Dugan have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Wendy Lee and Steven J. Albrecht, of Canaan. She graduated from Mascoma Valley Regional High School in 2010. The …