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 …

Spelling With Characters: Canaan Abuzz With Competition

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Canaan — Stilletto. Auxilliary. It wasn’t long before Canaan Community Spelling Bee’s “head pronunciator” Koby Van Beest spotted the pattern. “W-h-a-l-l-e. It’s a whale of a time,” the emcee ad-libbed, razzing the Beeched Whales, a team with a …

Chester C. Hammond

Friday, March 13, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — Chester C. Hammond, 90, passed away Thursday, March 12, 2015, at the Lebanon Center Genesis. Calling hours will be held Monday, March 16 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon, N.H. A memorial …

Mascoma School District Meeting 2015 Results

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Mascoma Valley Regional School District School Clerk 3 yrs: Kamala Tupper School Board (Enfield) 3 yrs: James Gerding School Board (Orange) 2 yrs: Kathleen Stacy School Board (Canaan) 3 yrs: Timothy Josephson Budget Committee (Canaan) 3 yrs: Philip Smith, Jr. Budget Committee (Enfield) 3 yrs: Daniel Kiley …

Canaan Town Meeting 2015 Results

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Canaan Number of Voters: 575 Number on Checklist: na Selectboard: Robert E. Reagan Town Treasurer: Joseph Frazier Trustee of Trust Funds: Cynthia J. Neily Cemetery Trustee: Philip Carter Library Trustee 3 yrs: Denise Reitsma Library Trustee 3 yrs: Kimberly McQuaid Budget Committee 3 yrs: Denis Salvail Budget Committee 3 yrs: John H. Bergeron Budget Committee 3 yrs: Eleanor J. …

Mascoma Budget OK’d

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Enfield — A $25 million operating budget that includes a $1 million bond payment to renovate the high school narrowly passed in Mascoma Valley Regional School District balloting Tuesday, while a raise for district teachers was approved by …

Canaan Voters Pass Budget, Approve Vehicle Purchases

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Canaan — Voters passed nearly everything on the ballot Tuesday, approving the town operating budget by a 2-to-1 ratio and handily authorizing the purchase of several vehicles. The $3.34 million budget passed, 363-76. Town Administrator Mike Samson has …

Diana Lyn DiPietro

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. — Diana Lyn DiPietro, age 50, born July 8, 1964 in Warwick, R.I., died Thursday, March 5, 2015 in Palm Beach Gardens. She was an inspiration and source of strength and love to all of the lives she touched. Diana was a wonderful wife, …

Engagement: Albrecht — Dugan

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Grafton — Rebecca Anne Albrecht and Cody James Dugan have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Wendy Lee and Steven J. Albrecht, of Canaan. She graduated from Mascoma Valley Regional High School in 2010. The …

Jeanne B. Fifield

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Concord, N.H. — Jeanne B. Fifield, 67, of Concord, formerly of Pembroke, Manchester, Enfield and West Canaan, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, at Epsom HealthCare Center, Epsom, due to complications of Alzheimer’s disease. Born on Mother’s Day, May 11, 1947, in Hanover, Jeanne was the second …

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 …