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Ronald E. Stanford

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Canaan, N.H. — Ronald E. Stanford, 89, of Canaan and George’s Mills, N.H. passed away peacefully at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center on Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, after a brief illness. No services are planned at this time. A complete obituary will appear in the Valley News at a later date. …

$84,000 in Grants Awarded For Education

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Concord — Several schools and learning programs in the Upper Valley have been awarded grant funding to support ecology education programs, the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation said in a recent news release. About $84,000 from the Wellborn Ecology Fund — established through a bequest by former Hanover resident Marguerite Wellborn — will be divvied up between 12 recipients. “We are working closely with …

Local Roundup: Locals Split CVC Cross Country Ski Titles

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Strafford — The Lebanon High boys and Hanover High girls came home with Connecticut Valley Conference cross country skiing championships on Tuesday without the benefit of celebrating an individual victory. Instead, the Raiders and Marauders did a good job of packing their best skiers high up on the finish list to record their …

A Life: Arlene Chapman, 1927-2015; ‘She Was a Woman Ahead of Her Time’

Monday, January 4, 2016

Lebanon — Arlene Chapman raised a large family, much like many women of her generation, and she worked a full-time job. But it wasn’t just any job. Chapman traveled daily from Canaan to Mascoma Savings Bank in Lebanon …

Hard Work Pays Off for Hanover

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Hanover — Despite undergoing changes in both personnel and style, the Hanover High boys basketball team expects to play with the same workmanlike effort that has helped it thrive in recent years. The Marauders’ “all in” motto — echoed after every team huddle — appeared lacking in a …

Trump Campaign Claims Upper Valley Supporters Who Say They Didn’t Commit

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

West Lebanon — Nancy Partington isn’t a fan of Donald Trump. The Woodsville resident plans to vote for a Republican in the upcoming New Hampshire presidential primary, but thinks the billionaire businessman can sometimes be “a little erratic.” …

School Notes: Mascoma Graduates Perform Benefit Concert for Music Programs

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

In their latest push to build up their bank of instruments for elementary-school musicians in the Mascoma Valley Regional School District, the Friends of Mascoma Foundation had Hannah Hoffman and Brooks Hubbard at “Hello, again.” “I was emailed about three months ago by Andrew Cushing, a fellow Mascoma …

Geraldine (Lemery) Daniels

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — An internment service for Geraldine (Lemery) Daniels, who died Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015, will be held at the Boscawen Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen, N.H. on Friday, Jan. 8, 2016, at 1 p.m. …

Local Roundup: A New Houde in Newport Carves Own Niche

Saturday, December 26, 2015

Keene, n.h. — The danger in being Ethan Houde is making sure everyone doesn’t look at you as being Andrew Houde, version 2.0. The younger Houde, now a sophomore, got to play with his older brother a little bit on the Newport High boys basketball team last winter. …

College Notes: Ex-Upper Valley Stars Filled Field Hockey Rosters

Friday, December 25, 2015

Let’s start off with the fall season: Field Hockey Bryant was 3-16 but freshman midfielder Emily Perryman (Lebanon) started every game and had five goals, two of which were deciding tallies during Bulldog victories. She added three assists. …

Geraldine (Lemery) Daniels

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — Geraldine Daniels, age 78, died Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015, at a nursing home in Lebanon. Geraldine, better known to all as Gerri, was born in Randolph, Vt., on 16 July 1937, to Benjamin and Helen (Wilson) Lemery with her twin sister Jacqueline (Jacki). Gerri was …

Mascoma Boys Still Have Some Work to Do

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

West Canaan — Give him another 2½ weeks or so, and Jim Barry will have his Mascoma High boys basketball team playing the half-court game he’d envisioned this summer. Of course, when that plan first materialized, Barry anticipated at least two 6-foot-5 forwards who could clean the glass …

Antique Town Sign Found in Garage Restored in Canaan

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Canaan — A quick online search is all it takes to figure out the distance from one place to another, but thanks to a newly restored sign in Canaan, drivers heading from that town to seven destinations in …