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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 face. The 2015 County Health Rankings released Wednesday by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is one of several reports utilized by public health officials to evaluate existing health systems and plot steps for the future. “I think these are good because they tell us where we need to work,” said Dr. Robert Greene, chief population health management officer at …

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 North America, who is managing the so-called Spruce Ridge Wind Project in five Grafton County …

Walter Willard Lane, Jr.

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — Walter Willard Lane, Jr., 78, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Walter, Will as he preferred, was born March 6, 1936, to the late Walter W Lane Sr. and Elsie Melton. He was raised in Richmond, Va. and attended schools …

Walter Willard Lane, Jr.

Friday, January 9, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — Walter Willard Lane, Jr., 78, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Calling hours will be held Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon, N.H. A memorial service will be held Monday, …

Earning the Gift Of Graduation

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Haverhill — Just before Christmas, a group of inmates at the Grafton County Correctional Facility received a gift many thought they would never lay their hands on. Unwrapped, without ribbons, not redeemable for cash, their presents were small. …

Kenneth Allen Smith

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Kenneth “SMUTT” Allen Smith passed away suddenly on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. He is survived by his life mate, Tami Senna; his children, Laura, Denise, Kenneth II, Brooks and Lucas; his pride and joy, his grandchildren, Amanda, Melinda, Theresa, Brandon, Dylan, …

Local Roundup: Lebanon Girls Basketball Closes Strong at Tourney

Monday, December 29, 2014

Manchester — The inside-outside combination of Kendra MacDonald and Vanessa Fleury helped send the Lebanon High girls basketball team home from the three-day Manchester Central Holiday Tournament on Sunday with a 60-49 win over Manchester Memorial, the undefeated …

Bringing Back the Blues

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Canaan — From the Canaan Old Home Days parade to Autumnfest in Woonsocket, R.I., Teddy Makalinaw and Eben Brown have covered a lot of ground since taking their Blues Brothers act on the road in 2013. But heading …

Steven B. Therriault

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Steven B. Therriault, 55, of Church Street, Canaan, passed away on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. A complete obituary will appear at a later date. …

Local Roundup: Hanover Hockey Wins With Defense

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Manchester — Two players who didn’t show up on the scoresheet played big roles as the Hanover High boys hockey team gained its first win of the season in a 2-0 shutout of Goffstown to open the Bauer …

Mascoma Clinic Hits Money Goal

Friday, December 26, 2014

Canaan — A community group that plans to build a $4 million clinic to serve the Mascoma Valley says that it has met its year-end fundraising goal of $200,000, with $180,000 in donations already received and $50,000 more expected to arrive early next year. The organizers hope to …

William “Bill” Gee

Friday, December 12, 2014

West Lebanon, N.H. — William “Bill” Gee, 79, formely of Canaan, N.H., died Wednesday night, Dec. 10, 2014, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct., Vt. …