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Frank Rivet of Canaan, N.H., tightens a knot in his line after changing lures while ice fishing with William Hoehl Jr., of Canaan, at Mascoma Lake in Enfield, N.H., on March 29, 2014. "We'll be going till it's not safe," Hoehl said. Because of the long winter, fishermen were able to ice fish into April. (Valley News - Will Parson)

Mascoma River Watershed

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Sort of like air, watersheds are both ubiquitous and easy to overlook. Yet, they shape nearly every aspect of life within their boundaries — recreation and tourism, flora and fauna, development and industry. The waterbodies within them are where residents fish, swim, ice skate and boat, and, sometimes, even the source of drinking water. In the Mascoma River watershed, any …

Forum, July 18: Abuse in Palestine; Plight of the Children at the Border; Flowers in Hartford

Friday, July 18, 2014

The Abuse in Palestine To the Editor: Thanks and congratulations to the Valley News for the recent op-ed on the beating of an American child, Tariq Khdeir, by Israeli police (“Where It’s ‘Trayvon Martin, En Masse’,” July 11). Valley News coverage on Israel and Palestine has long been superior to that of most U.S. papers, large and small. With the op-ed on Tariq, …

Sean Clifford Tillotson

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — Sean Clifford Tillotson, 17, of O’Gorman Road died suddenly on Monday, June 30, 2014, in Denver, Colo., while traveling to participate in a week-long leadership program in Wyoming. A senior at Oxbow High School, Sean was born Oct. 3, 1996, in Lebanon, N.H., the son of Gary and Bethanne (Wright) Tillotson. A school leader, honor student and member of the …

Roger Lee Easton, Sr.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — Roger Lee Easton, Sr., died peacefully at Wheelock Terrace on the morning of Thursday, May 8, 2014. Roger was born in North Craftsbury (now Craftsbury Common), Vermont on April 30, 1921, to Dr. Frank B. Easton, Sr. and Della Donnocker, a former schoolteacher. He grew …

A Life: Edward Lary, 1927-2014; 'Honest as the Day Is Long'

Monday, May 19, 2014

Canaan — Ed Lary worked over the years as an appraiser, truck driver and teacher, but he kept coming back to one profession: logging. “He couldn’t get the sawdust out of his hair,” his late wife, Jackie, used …

Richard Henry Cardozo

Monday, May 12, 2014

Sarasota, Fla. — Richard Henry Cardozo, formerly of Hanover and Canaan, N.H., died in Sarasota, on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, after a brief period of declining health. Dr. Cardozo was born in Woodmere, LI, N.Y., in 1920. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1942 and then entered into …

Richard Henry Cardozo

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Sarasota, Fla. — Richard Henry Cardozo, formerly of Hanover and Canaan, N.H., died in Sarasota, on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, after a brief period of declining health. Dr. Cardozo was born in Woodmere, LI, N.Y., in 1920. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1942 and then entered into …

Art Notes: Finding Art Amidst the Ruins

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Ruins have been the subject of a spirited debate in American culture in recent years, a debate that centers largely on Detroit. The Motor City has tens of thousands of empty buildings, and photographers have descended on the …

Letter: Great Little School in Canaan

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

To the Editor: I’d like to say what a joy it’s been for the last five years to have had my daughter go through Canaan Elementary School (fondly referred to as CES by us locals). This little school is the total package. What a great start in life …

Theodore R. Kilton, Sr.

Friday, May 2, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Theodore R. Kilton, Sr., 70, passed away Thursday, May 1, 2014. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Home & Crematory of Lebanon, N.H. An obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Mascoma Teacher Keeps His Land Free

Friday, May 2, 2014

Canaan — For the last 27 years, Mascoma Valley Regional High teacher Koby Van Beest has kept the 80 acres of hilly, diverse land he owns in Canaan open for public use. New Hampshire Fish & Game recently …

Philip R. Bedard

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Berlin, N.H. — Philip R. Bedard, 90, of Berlin, died on Sunday, April 27, 2014, at the Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin. He was born in Berlin on March 6, 1924, the son of Horace J. and Olivette Bedard. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War …

Local Roundup: Stevens’ Hussey Shines Under the Lights in No-Hitter

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Claremont — Ruthlessly efficient from the start, Chase Hussey tossed a no-hitter to lead the Stevens High baseball team to a 9-0 victory over Kearsarge under the lights at Barnes Park on Monday night. Hussey, a junior, needed …