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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 his life. He attended school in Canaan, East Plainfield, N.H. (in a one room school house until it closed), then in Meriden, N.H. Joe leaves behind one daughter, Patricia Vincent and her husband William, of Addison, Vt.; his sisters, Frances Lassen and husband Joseph, Lottie Shippen and husband William of Enfield; grandchildren …

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 …

Mascoma Valley Regional School District Contract on Warrants

Friday, February 20, 2015

Mascoma Valley Regional School District’s voting by Australian ballot will take place on Tuesday, March 10, at the following locations and times: Canaan Fire Station, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Dorchester Town Hall, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Whitney Hall Auditorium in Enfield, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Grafton Fire Station, 8 a.m. …

Earning the Gift Of Graduation

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Haverhill — Just before Christmas, a group of inmates at the Grafton County Correctional Facility received a gift many thought they would never lay their hands on. Unwrapped, without ribbons, not redeemable for cash, their presents were small. …

Kenneth Allen Smith

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Kenneth “SMUTT” Allen Smith passed away suddenly on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. He is survived by his life mate, Tami Senna; his children, Laura, Denise, Kenneth II, Brooks and Lucas; his pride and joy, his grandchildren, Amanda, Melinda, Theresa, Brandon, Dylan, …

Local Roundup: Lebanon Girls Basketball Closes Strong at Tourney

Monday, December 29, 2014

Manchester — The inside-outside combination of Kendra MacDonald and Vanessa Fleury helped send the Lebanon High girls basketball team home from the three-day Manchester Central Holiday Tournament on Sunday with a 60-49 win over Manchester Memorial, the undefeated …

Bringing Back the Blues

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Canaan — From the Canaan Old Home Days parade to Autumnfest in Woonsocket, R.I., Teddy Makalinaw and Eben Brown have covered a lot of ground since taking their Blues Brothers act on the road in 2013. But heading …

Steven B. Therriault

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Steven B. Therriault, 55, of Church Street, Canaan, passed away on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. A complete obituary will appear at a later date. …

Local Roundup: Hanover Hockey Wins With Defense

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Manchester — Two players who didn’t show up on the scoresheet played big roles as the Hanover High boys hockey team gained its first win of the season in a 2-0 shutout of Goffstown to open the Bauer …

Mascoma Clinic Hits Money Goal

Friday, December 26, 2014

Canaan — A community group that plans to build a $4 million clinic to serve the Mascoma Valley says that it has met its year-end fundraising goal of $200,000, with $180,000 in donations already received and $50,000 more expected to arrive early next year. The organizers hope to …

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 …

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 …