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Lebanon girls basketball coach Tonya Young talks with head coach Tim Kehoe during practice at Lebanon High School Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. Young graduated from Mascoma Valley Regional High School in 2007 and from the University of Vermont in 2011 before spending several years playing basketball in Europe.(Valley News - James M. Patterson)
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Promise Kept, for a Friend: Former Mascoma, UVM Star Young Tries Coaching at Late Mentor’s Request

Monday, January 26, 2015

Lebanon — Ed Kehoe played matchmaker, right up to the end. In his younger brother Tim, Kehoe had someone who taught basketball the same way he did. In the most successful player he ever coached, Tonya Young, Kehoe saw someone who could be helpful both on the court and in life. So as the longtime high school girls basketball coach’s …

AMC Proposes Shutting Down Cardigan Trail

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Cardigan Mountain’s trail network could soon be left with a gap. Due to extensive erosion and drainage issues, the Appalachian Mountain Club has proposed closing the 0.4-mile Hurricane Gap Trail in Orange and replacing it with a shorter spur to connect to the nearby Clark Trail. The AMC — which maintains 28 miles …

Steven B. Therriault

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — Steven B. Therriault of Canaan died on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. He was born on April 2, 1959, son of Maxine and Nelson Therriault. He graduated from Mascoma Valley Regional High School in 1977 and Bates College in 1981. After graduating from college he worked at Lou’s Restaurant before moving to Boca Raton, Fla. where he worked at the Boca …

Mascoma Valley Races Key in GOP Effort to Regain Control

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Canaan — With Republicans trying to wrest control of the New Hampshire House from Democrats, several races in the Mascoma Valley could play a big role in the outcome. Candidates for Grafton House Districts 10 and 11 hashed …

Craig R. Isabelle

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Craig R. Isabelle, 39, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014; Family and friends are invited to the Ricker Funeral Home in Enfield for calling hours on Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and again from 5 p.m to 7 p.m. A mass of Christian burial …

Craig R. Isabelle

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Craig R. Isabelle, 39, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014; Craig was born Aug. 17, 1975. in Lebanon, N.H. to Robert Isabelle and the late Charlotte Pare. Craig grew up in Enfield and graduated from Mascoma High School, Class of 1994. He began working for Enfield …

Hartford Police Eye Possibly Tainted Heroin in Overdoses

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Hartford — After two deaths and seven other heroin-related overdoses in the Upper Valley this month, police are concerned that drugs being circulated may be tainted. Hartford police are awaiting the test results of a heroin sample, which should shed light on possible contaminants. Based on reports in …

Royals Capture a Victory

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Tilton, n.h. — As a rough season stretches, the opportunities for success become evident and, for some teams, the targets become reachable. The Mascoma Royals saw a chance to end a nine-match NHIAA Division III boys soccer losing streak once they saw Winnisquam waiting at the end of …

Local Roundup: Long Memories Carry Mascoma Past Franklin

Sunday, October 19, 2014

West Canaan — Andrew Cashe set the tone from the opening kickoff for the Mascoma football team, returning the kick for a touchdown to help the Royals beat visitng Franklin 38-18 on Saturday afternoon. Cashe didn’t stop there …

Chardonnay Lynn Colonese

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Chardonnay Lynn Colonese, 18, died suddenly on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 at home. Chardonnay is survived by her mother, Charlotte (Stokes) Benjamin, her husband Cyle Benjamin of Lebanon, N.H., and her father, Jerel Lipscomb and his partner, Christina Lorrey of Canaan. Chardonnay left behind three …

Local Roundup: Rivendell Soccer Earns Another Shutout

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

South Royalton — At long last, the Rivendell Academy girls soccer team broke through a stingy South Royalton defense. The Raptors converted a trio of chances late to beat the host Royals 3-0 on Tuesday afternoon. Scoreless through …

Patricia Tucker Sanborn

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Indianapolis, Ind. — Patricia Tucker Sanborn was 61 when she died on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014. She was born in Hanover, N.H. in 1952 and was a graduate of Mascoma Valley Regional High School in Canaan, N.H. She graduated from Adelphi University (Garden City, NY) with a degree …

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 …