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A heron wades in shallow water along the Mascoma River in Enfield, N.H., on August 31, 2014. New Hampshire state officials will spend the month of September walking and floating the Mascoma River to compile data about erosion along the river. (Valley News - Ariana van den Akker)

Officials to Assess Mascoma River

Monday, September 1, 2014

Lebanon — Residents living, recreating and traveling along the Mascoma River may spot state officials as they walk or float along the approximately 11 miles between Mascoma Lake and the Connecticut River during the month of September. The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services is slated to conduct an assessment of the river and its banks to gather information about …

Proponents Continue Push for Mascoma Valley Clinic

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Canaan — About 75 people gathered at the Cardigan Mountain School this week to support plans to build a $3.95 million clinic that could eventually provide a range of medical, dental, mental health and related services to residents here and in four neighboring towns. “Come together as a community and we can make …

Mission on the Mountains: Enfield Man to Bike the Hills for Prominent Charity

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Lebanon — Matthew Steinberg says he has a soft spot for children. He sure has a lengthy, arduous way of demonstrating it. Steinberg, 40, will soon embark on a 470-mile uphill bicycling journey that will send him over a total of nine summits in Vermont, New Hampshire and New York — including each …

Canaan Woman Identified in Fatal Crash

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Canaan — Police identified the victim in Tuesday’s Route 4 car accident as Luana Heikes, a 66-year-old Canaan woman who moved to the Upper Valley about two years ago to live near her daughter and two grandchildren. Heikes was driving eastbound Tuesday on Route 4 when a tractor …

Charles Barnum

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Family and friends are invited to the committal service for Mr. Barnum on Friday, May 30, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the Canaan Street Cemetery. Mr. Barnum passed away on Jan. 19, 2014. Arrangements are by the Ricker Funeral Homes & Crematory of Lebanon. …

Local Roundup: Woodstock Boys Lacrosse Streak at Five

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

St. Albans, Vt. — The Woodstock Union High boys lacrosse team apparently has warmed up at the absolute right time of the season. Riding a Braden McCarthy hat trick and a five-point day from Oliver Kaija, the Wasps rolled to an 11-2 win over BFA-St. Albans on Monday …

Newport Trying to Avoid Tourney’s First Round

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Newport — Newport, hoping to avoid one of those dreaded NHIAA Division III state tournament play-in games, got eight hits from its last three batters in the order for a 15-2 win over Mascoma at Bates Field on …

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 …