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Mary L. (Daniels) Hazen

Friday, July 25, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Mary L. Hazen (104) passed away quietly on the evening of Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Genesis Healthcare Center in Lebanon, N.H. Born Dec. 11, 1909, the daughter of Bertha (Pratt) and Joseph LaBreck of Braintree, Mass. She attended schools in Weymouth, Mass. and was married to Frank S. Daniels and Roy S. Hazen who both predeceased her. Mary’s accomplishments over the years are too numerous to include but some folks remember her as the Food Service Director for the Mascoma School District, the Master of the Indian River Grange, and as the quilt lady. Some even remember her from when she and her husband, Roy, grew and sold strawberries in Canaan. …

Mary L. Hazen

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Mary L. Hazen, 104, passed away on Tuesday, July 23, 2014. Family and friends are invited to calling hours at the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon on Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 3 to 5 pm. An obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Mascoma River Watershed

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Sort of like air, watersheds are both ubiquitous and easy to overlook. Yet, they shape nearly every aspect of life within their boundaries — recreation and tourism, flora and fauna, development and industry. The waterbodies within them are where residents fish, swim, ice skate and boat, and, sometimes, even the source of drinking …

Philip R. Bedard

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Berlin, N.H. — Philip R. Bedard, 90, of Berlin, died on Sunday, April 27, 2014, at the Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin. He was born in Berlin on March 6, 1924, the son of Horace J. and Olivette Bedard. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War …

Local Roundup: Stevens’ Hussey Shines Under the Lights in No-Hitter

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Claremont — Ruthlessly efficient from the start, Chase Hussey tossed a no-hitter to lead the Stevens High baseball team to a 9-0 victory over Kearsarge under the lights at Barnes Park on Monday night. Hussey, a junior, needed …

He Can Throw as Well: Newport’s Houde Handles Mascoma

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

West Canaan — Andrew Houde has made a reputation for himself as an all-state basketball player, scoring more than 1,000 points before the end of his junior season. However, when Houde switched schools, going from Pembroke Academy to Newport Middle High School after his freshman season, his father …

Frank W. Roman, Jr.

Saturday, April 26, 2014

West Canaan, N.H. — Frank W. Roman, Jr., 85 of Goose Pond Road, West Canaan passed away Monday, April 21, 2014, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital surrounded by family and friends. He was born March 30, 1929, to the late Frank W. Roman, Sr. and Lydia Rancourt. He grew up …

Mascoma Board Defies Critics With Construction Committee

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Canaan — Tempers flared at Tuesday night’s Mascoma Regional School District School Board meeting after the board rejected a motion, 4-2, to establish a five-member building committee to oversee the high school renovation project. The motion was made by Kimberly Depelteau-Tracey, of Canaan, a vocal opponent of the …

Local Roundup: Cards Shuffle Windsor

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Claremont — It may still be early in the season, but the Stevens High baseball team is bringing the thunder thus far. Getting comfortable quickly in their home surroundings, the Cardinals exploded for a 16-6 victory in five …

Beatrice M. Wall

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Beatrice M. Wall, 77, passed away on Sunday, April 20, 2014. She was born June 5, 1936, in Lebanon, N.H. No services will be held. …

Upper Valley Marathon Runners Defiant, Determined in Return to Boston

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Rain or shine, cold or heat, wind or calm, Tim Downes expects to spend a little more time than usual on Monday morning looking around the Hopkinton, Mass., green at tens of thousands of fellow runners, maybe greeting …

Iva N. Provencal

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Casa Grande, Ariz. — Iva N. Provencal, 79, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Casa Grande hospital in Arizona. She was born Oct. 29, 1934, in Grantham, N.H. She worked at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H., for 29 years as supervisor of residential life. She retired in 1998, …

Veterans’ Names Sought for Monument

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Canaan — The American Legion in Canaan is seeking names for the town veterans’ monument, along with new post members. Weld Webster Post No. 55 and Friends of Canaan Village are updating the Canaan Veterans Monument. According to the town website, the most current names on the monument …