Canaan

William “Bill” Gee

Friday, December 12, 2014

West Lebanon, N.H. — William “Bill” Gee, 79, formely of Canaan, N.H., died Wednesday night, Dec. 10, 2014, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct., Vt. …

Stephen Andrew “Andy” Loomis

Thursday, December 11, 2014

West Lebanon, N.H. — Stephen Andrew Loomis, 72, passed away on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, at Massachusetts General Hospital following a period of declining health. Andy was born Aug. 25, 1942, in Delaware County, Pa. He graduated from Lansdowne-Aldan High school in Lansdowne, Pa. and Dartmouth College, Class of 1965. He served in the Peace Corps in Venezuela and later in the U.S. …

Raymond Ross

Friday, December 5, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Raymond Ross of Canaan passed away on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, at Valley Terrace Assisted Living in White River Junction, Vt. He was born in Orange, Vt. on Feb. 27, 1932, to Joseph and Alice Ross. After graduating from Barre, Vt. schools, he completed a four year apprenticeship at Brown and Sharp Machine Tool Company in Providence, R.I. In 1959, …

Grafton County Commissioners Retain Seats

Friday, November 7, 2014

North Haverhill — Democrats have retained control of both the Grafton County legislative delegation and the county commission. All three county commissioners won re-election, according to election returns posted Thursday on the Secretary of State’s website. Hanover Democrat …

Democrats Appear to Hold on to Canaan, Enfield House Seats

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Grafton/Mascoma New Hampshire House Democrats from Canaan and Enfield appeared likely to hold their seats versus Republican challengers on Tuesday, but a Democratic incumbent from Grafton was ousted by a selectman there. In Grafton 10, state Rep. Wendy Piper, D-Enfield, handily won her second term against first-time candidate …

This Way to the Polls

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

One-year-old Greyson Kennison, of Claremont, reaches his hand into the next booth as his mother, Shannon Carney, votes at Disnard Elementary School in Claremont; Campaigners hold signs to encourage people to vote for the candidates they support outside …

Royals Cashe in Behind Running Back’s Big Night

Friday, October 31, 2014

Langdon, n.h. — Andrew Cashe did not drive the Mascoma team bus to Fall Mountain Friday night — but he did everything else. The senior running back had a game of a lifetime as scored six touchdowns and rushed for 364 yards, and the Royals needed every one …

Gleason Claude Decato, Jr.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Watertown, Tenn. — Gleason Claude Decato, Jr. (Lee), (Maverick), age 66, passed away Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. He is preceded in death by his parents, Gleason Claude Sr. and Althea Sigrid King Decato. Survived by his wife of 43 years, Carol Eastman Decato; his son, Garrett Gleason Decato; …

Mascoma Valley Races Key in GOP Effort to Regain Control

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Canaan — With Republicans trying to wrest control of the New Hampshire House from Democrats, several races in the Mascoma Valley could play a big role in the outcome. Candidates for Grafton House Districts 10 and 11 hashed …

Craig R. Isabelle

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Craig R. Isabelle, 39, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014; Family and friends are invited to the Ricker Funeral Home in Enfield for calling hours on Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and again from 5 p.m to 7 p.m. A mass of Christian burial …

Craig R. Isabelle

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Craig R. Isabelle, 39, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014; Craig was born Aug. 17, 1975. in Lebanon, N.H. to Robert Isabelle and the late Charlotte Pare. Craig grew up in Enfield and graduated from Mascoma High School, Class of 1994. He began working for Enfield …

Hartford Police Eye Possibly Tainted Heroin in Overdoses

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Hartford — After two deaths and seven other heroin-related overdoses in the Upper Valley this month, police are concerned that drugs being circulated may be tainted. Hartford police are awaiting the test results of a heroin sample, which should shed light on possible contaminants. Based on reports in …

Royals Capture a Victory

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Tilton, n.h. — As a rough season stretches, the opportunities for success become evident and, for some teams, the targets become reachable. The Mascoma Royals saw a chance to end a nine-match NHIAA Division III boys soccer losing streak once they saw Winnisquam waiting at the end of …