Canaan

William O. Neily, Jr.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Springfield, Mass. — William O. Neily, Jr., 75, of Canaan, N.H. and Springfield died Monday, June 29, 2015, in Springfield. He was born in Canaan on Feb. 5, 1940, a son of William O. Neily, Sr. and Doris E. (Bacon) Buckman. He leaves behind his wife, Sheena Neily, of Springfield, Mass.; two daughters, Laurie Press, of Belchertown, Mass. and Anne Sidney, of Belmont, N.H.; and two sons, Andre Dauphinais, of …

People in Business: June 28, 2015

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Lake Sunapee Bank has announced the following officer appointments: William J. McIver, of Warner, N.H., has been promoted to senior executive vice president. McIver has been with the Bank since 1999 and has served as chief operating officer and executive vice president since June 2012. He continues to be the chief information officer, …

Lack of Zoning Rules Spurs Solar Plan’s Move to Canaan

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Enfield — A solar advocate is bringing his plans for a roughly 11/2-acre array to downtown Canaan after neighbors and officials in Enfield raised concerns about a residential Main Street parcel he was eyeing for the project. The developer, Enfield resident Philip Vermeer, said he hopes that the 372 panels on leased land …

Velma Hines

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Velma Hines, age 84, passed away at Alice Peck Day Hospital on April 30, 2015. Velma known to many of her friends as “Tillie” was born in Grafton, N.H. on Jan. 3, 1931. She was the daughter of the late Sadie and Archie Seamans. She …

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 …