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Susanne Froelicher Holcombe

Friday, May 22, 2015

Peterborough, N.H. — Susanne Froelicher Holcombe, 96, died peacefully in the company of her three children on Friday morning, April 10, 2015, after a short illness. She believed in living life to the fullest right to the end and was loved and held in the highest regard by her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and many friends. She was admired for being an accomplished artist, an avid reader, a lifelong traveler, …

Grafton County Proposes Budget

Monday, May 18, 2015

North Haverhill — Grafton County’s commissioners have proposed a fiscal year 2016 budget of $40.1 million, a 2.9 percent increase over the current year that arises largely from mandatory increases in human services, health care and salary costs. A significant portion of the budget also stems from discretionary employee costs in the County Attorney’s Office. Out of the $1.1 million in new spending, …

Roger “Pop” Cantlin

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — An interment service for Roger “Pop” Cantlin, 80, who died on Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, will be held on Thursday, May 21, 2015, at 1 p.m. at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen, N.H. Arrangements are being handled by his family. …

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 …

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 …

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 …