Canaan

Rylie Hoerl with her grandmother Cheryl Gaudreault at their home in Canaan, N.H., on Nov. 22, 2014. Hoerl has set up an online fundraising page to try to raise $1,000 for her grandmother, who can not afford heat this winter. Valley News -- Jennifer Hauck

Canaan Teen Goes Online To Help Ailing Grandmother

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Canaan — Rylie Hoerl wants her grandmother to be warm this winter. But with everything that has been going on in their lives in recent years — including a range of serious health problems suffered by her grandmother, Cheryl Gaudreault, 58, and the death of Gaudreault’s partner of 17 years — paying for their home’s oil bill, or coordinating fuel assistance, has become a tall order. “There’s still a whole list to go down,” Hoerl, 18, said Saturday, sitting with her grandmother in their Blackwater Road home, thinking about the many things that need to be taken care of or paid for, suddenly remembering that …

Taxes Pit Canaan, Mascoma; Officials Mailed Flier With Tax Bills

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Canaan — Rising taxes are the backdrop behind a kerfuffle in Canaan, where school district officials have accused the town of including a “sneaky and dishonest” flier with residents’ tax bills. The flier, which violated a state law banning the inclusion of public policy positions with tax bill mailings, was drafted by the Canaan town administrator and sent by the Selectboard to residents …

Backing In

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Pat Bryson checks her mirrors while backing up a dump truck on her farm in Canaan, where she raises beef cattle and processes firewood. Valley News — Jennifer Hauck …

Rudy N. Colao

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Rockport, Mass. — Rudy N. Colao died suddenly on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, while on his way home from one of his frequent walks to downtown Rockport. The news came as a shock because just a short while before he was to all appearance in good health and …

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center TELLIER — A son, Eivan Michael Tellier, born on July 26, 2014, to Stephanie and Brandon Tellier, of Fairlee. ALDRICH — A son, Kellen Daniel Aldrich, born on Sept. 2, 2014, to Kristina and Alden Aldrich of Enfield. TULLMAN — A daughter, Sage Rose Tullman, …

Norman Ruel

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Norman Ruel, 70 passed away Thursday Oct. 2, 2014. Calling hours will be held Sunday Oct. 5th, 2014 from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon, N.H. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday Oct. 6th at 11a.m. at the Community Lutheran …

Norman H Ruel

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Canaan, n.h. — Norman H Ruel, 70, passed away Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, at his home in Canaan. Norman was born July 29, 1944, the son of Albert (Archie) and Beatrice Talbert Ruel. He was a 1963 graduate of the Enfield Village School. Upon graduation, Norman joined the …

Norman Ruel

Friday, October 3, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Norman Ruel, 70, passed away Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, at his home. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon & Enfield. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Liberty Utilities Customers’ Rate to Increase This Winter

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Lebanon — The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission has approved Liberty Utilities’ request for a winter energy charge rate increase, which could see the typical residential customer’s electric bill soar by more than $50. The increase in the energy charge from 7.7 cents per kilowatt-hour to 15.4 cents …

Mary L. Hazen

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — The graveside service for Mary L. Hazen has been scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the Pine Grove Cemetery in Grafton, N.H. Mary passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at the age of 104 years. Arrangements are by the Ricker Funeral …

E. Avery Smith

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Canaan, n.h. — E. Avery Smith, 57, passed away Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Home of Lebanon. An obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Denise C. Deery

Friday, September 26, 2014

Jefferson, N.H. — Denise C. (Lafortune) Deery, 62, died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, in Jefferson. She was a graduate of St. Louis Academy in Lowell, Mass. Predominately she resided in Tewksbury, Mass. where she was married and later resided in Canaan, N.H. where she raised her family. Her …

Local Roundup: Oxbow No Pushover, but Wasps Prevail

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — The Woodstock Union High football team didn’t find out until Friday it would be down a running back Saturday against Oxbow due to illness. Luckily for the Wasps, they had plenty of others to supply …