Canaan

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 …

Budget Plan Reflects Mascoma Project Costs

Saturday, January 31, 2015

West Canaan — The deliberative session for voters in the five towns served by the Mascoma Valley Regional School District will be held at the Indian River School at 9 a.m. today to debate the $25 million budget and other warrant articles that can be amended before voters …

Donald Panaccione

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — Donald Panaccione, 71, passed away Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, at his home in Canaan. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Homes and Crematory of Lebanon & Enfield. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Local Roundup: Stevens Grabs Unified Hoop Victory

Monday, January 26, 2015

Claremont — Tyler Erickson had 24 points to lead the Stevens High unified basketball team over Hanover on Monday night, 38-32, at Carr Gymnasium. Walter Mosenthal had 16 points for Hanover (0-4), which also received eight from Brandon …

Promise Kept, for a Friend: Former Mascoma, UVM Star Young Tries Coaching at Late Mentor’s Request

Monday, January 26, 2015

Lebanon — Ed Kehoe played matchmaker, right up to the end. In his younger brother Tim, Kehoe had someone who taught basketball the same way he did. In the most successful player he ever coached, Tonya Young, Kehoe …

AMC Proposes Shutting Down Cardigan Trail

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Cardigan Mountain’s trail network could soon be left with a gap. Due to extensive erosion and drainage issues, the Appalachian Mountain Club has proposed closing the 0.4-mile Hurricane Gap Trail in Orange and replacing it with a shorter …

Steven B. Therriault

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — Steven B. Therriault of Canaan died on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. He was born on April 2, 1959, son of Maxine and Nelson Therriault. He graduated from Mascoma Valley Regional High School in 1977 and Bates College in 1981. After graduating from college he worked …

Mascoma Getting a Grip on Wrestling

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

West Canaan — Rick Simula wasn’t always the most upright of citizens as a youth, even by his reckoning. Wrestling changed that, and he hopes it will do the same thing for his Mascoma Valley Regional High School …

Ellan Mae Bryson

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — Ellan Mae Bryson, of Canaan, passed away peacefully at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center with her children at her side on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, following a long period of declining health. She was born in Dingmans Ferry, Pa., July 14, 1924, daughter of Mercer and Bess …

Fuel Assistance Program Available For Eligible Granite State Residents

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Lebanon — A local fuel assistance program is accepting applications from income-eligible residents of several area New Hampshire towns. Residents of Canaan, Dorchester, Enfield, Grafton, Hanover, Lebanon, Lyme, Orange and Orford, including those who have electric heat or heat included in their rent, are eligible for the program. …

Walter Willard Lane, Jr.

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — Walter Willard Lane, Jr., 78, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Walter, Will as he preferred, was born March 6, 1936, to the late Walter W Lane Sr. and Elsie Melton. He was raised in Richmond, Va. and attended schools …