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Steven B. Therriault

Friday, May 29, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — There will be a graveside service for Steven B. Therriault on Saturday, June 6 at 2 p.m. at the Canaan Street Cemetery. Steven passed away on Dec. 8, 2014. Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life, immediately following, at the Canaan Meeting House on Canaan Street. Arrangements are under the direction of Steven’s family. …

Mascoma Work Underway

Friday, May 29, 2015

West Canaan — There’s a new show in town, and it doesn’t cost a penny. Construction at Mascoma Valley Regional High School began little more than a month ago, and Enfield resident Kate Plumley Stewart, vice president of a community group supporting the renovation project, said some folks have been taking their tykes …

Walter W. Lane, Jr.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — Walter W. Lane, Jr., family and friends are invited to Mr. Lane’s committal prayers on Monday, June 1, 2015, at 9 a.m. at the Country Side Cemetery in Enfield. Mr. Lane passed away on Jan. 7, 2015, at the age of 84. Arrangements are by the Ricker Funeral Home & Crematory of Lebanon. …

Saving the Moose: Hanover Conservancy Raising Money to Preserve Trail

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Hanover — One goal of the Hanover Conservancy’s “2020 Vision” initiative is to protect the entire seven-mile ridgeline of Moose Mountain. Thanks to a new pair of pending conservation easements, the organization is closer to doing just that. …

Savor the Flavors

Friday, May 1, 2015

Falling on the first gorgeous spring day after a winter that wouldn’t quit, Flavors of the Valley was “definitely competing” with the weather, said coordinator Emily Gardner. Nonetheless, the annual tasting expo for local food drew about 900 …

Loren Farrar

Friday, May 1, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — Loren Farrar, age 55, of Canaan passed away at DHMC on Sunday, April 26, 2015, after a long illness and a courageous battle with cancer. Loren was born in Brattleboro, Vt., on Dec. 21, 1959. He graduated from Hartford High School and served in the …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Lacrosse Nixes John Stark

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Hanover — To turn fortunes around following its first loss of the season, the Hanover High girls lacrosse team knew it would need to cut down on turnovers. The Marauders did just that against John Stark on Monday, …

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 …

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 …