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Jeanne B. Fifield

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Concord, N.H. — Jeanne B. Fifield, 67, of Concord, formerly of Pembroke, Manchester, Enfield and West Canaan, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, at Epsom HealthCare Center, Epsom, due to complications of Alzheimer’s disease. Born on Mother’s Day, May 11, 1947, in Hanover, Jeanne was the second daughter of the late LeVern H. and Doris (Leach) Buzzell. Jeanne grew up in West Canaan and graduated from Mascoma Valley Regional …

Joseph Hurshell Sears Jr.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Enfield, N.H. — Joseph Hurshell Sears Jr., 70, passed away peacefully Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, at DHMC in Lebanon, N.H., surrounded by his family. He was born at home in Canaan, N.H. on July 28, 1944 to Joseph H. and Frances (Grace) Sears. When Joe was 8 his family moved to Methodist Hill in Enfield, where he grew up and lived most of …

Judith A. Jameson

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — Judith A. Jameson, 73, passed away Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. Judith is survived by her husband, Patrick Jameson; and sisters, Berle Shepard and Sheila Merrow of Penacook; daughters, Raelene Silver of Lebanon, N.H., and Melody Morgan of Canaan; sons, Timothy Jameson and Daniel Jameson, both of Canaan; grandchildren, Miranda, Joy, Jared and Jordan; and great-grandchildren, William and Gabriel. Services will …

Mascoma Valley Regional School District Contract on Warrants

Friday, February 20, 2015

Mascoma Valley Regional School District’s voting by Australian ballot will take place on Tuesday, March 10, at the following locations and times: Canaan Fire Station, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Dorchester Town Hall, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; …

No Tax Rate Increase Proposed on Canaan Budget

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The voting portion of Canaan’s Town Meeting will be held from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10, at the Canaan Fire Station on Route 118. C anaan — A budget that includes a 2 percent …

Birth Announcements: Feb. 15, 2015

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center MURPHY — A daughter, Maria Evangelina Murphy, born on Jan. 15, 2015, to Trisha and Andrew Murphy, of Canaan. SOUSA — A daughter, Sophia Alyvia Sousa, born on Jan. 21, 2015, to Kelldah and Brian Sousa, of Dorchester. JONES — A son, Gabriel Thomas Jones, …

Michael Scott Shumway I

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Barre, Vt. — Michael S. Shumway, 56, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, at his home in Barre, after a long, brave battle with cancer. He was born in Lebanon, N.H., on Dec. 4, 1958, son of Gordon & Joyce (Perkins) Shumway. Mike grew up in Canaan, N.H. and …

Lebanon Boys Get a Big Scare From an Ancient Rival

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Lebanon — Time was, a couple of bucks and a shoehorn would net a seat in a jam-packed Lebanon High School gym on the rare occasions when the Raiders and neighboring Mascoma met on the basketball floor. Back then — as in the late 1980s — the Royals …

(Frozen) Water Hazard

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Brothers Ken Odell, left, of Strafford, and Chip Odell, of Thetford, celebrate after finally hitting their tennis balls into the first hole while playing winter golf in the David O. Cushman Memorial Tournament at Williams Field in Canaan …

Local Roundup: Mascoma Boys Basketball Catches Winning Fever

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

West Canaan — If winning can be contagious, it’s safe to say the Mascoma High boys basketball team has caught the bug. The Royals used a collective hot-shooting touch to beat visiting Stevens 71-47 on Tuesday night. Mason …

Robert H. Strobel

Monday, February 2, 2015

Bethlehem, N.H. — Robert H. Strobel, 74, died peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, at the Hanover Terrace nursing home in Hanover, N.H. following a period of declining health. Robert was born on Methodist Hill in East Plainfield, N.H. on Aug. 17, 1940, one of 11 children of …

We Can Weld It! Class Helps Women Gain Metalwork Experience in Comfortable Setting

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Hartford — Soul music pouring from the shop speakers competed with the clanging of a hammer on metal and the electric sizzle of welders on a recent evening at Hartford Area Career and Technology Center. Wearing masks or …

Wedding: Boucher — Bailey

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Enfield — Patricia R. Boucher and Frederick G. Bailey were married on Oct. 18, 2014, at Canaan Hall, near the Canaan Speedway. The Rev. Chris Crews, of Claremont, performed the ceremony. The bride was escorted down the aisle …