Canaan

Jeanie Baldwin Ritchie

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — Jeanie Baldwin Ritchie, age 77, died peacefully at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., on Tuesday, July 7, 2015. The cause of death was Cancer. Born Nov. 20, 1937, in Boston, Mass. she grew up in Wilmington, Del. and later lived in Summit, N.J., and Kenilworth, Ill. while summering in Canaan, N.H. She graduated from Dana Hall School in Wellesley, Mass. and completed her studies at Bennett …

Sanders To Campaign In Claremont

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Claremont — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is bringing his Democratic presidential campaign to Claremont on Sunday. The Vermont independent plans to hold a town meeting Sunday at 5 p.m. at The Common Man Inn & Restaurant at 21 Water St. in Claremont. Sanders knows the city well, as his son Levi lives there with his family. It’s part of a two-day swing through …

James Louis Hanlon

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — James Louis Hanlon (Jim) passed away Monday, July 20, 2015, at the home of his brother Steve. Born July 16, 1958, in Exeter, N.H. Jim grew up in and attended school in Hanover. After school, he worked for many local restaurants. Jim chose to live a untraditional life, being transient for 30 years. He was known (famously) for walking on …

Susanne Froelicher Holcombe

Friday, May 22, 2015

Peterborough, N.H. — Susanne Froelicher Holcombe, 96, died peacefully in the company of her three children on Friday morning, April 10, 2015, after a short illness. She believed in living life to the fullest right to the end and was loved and held in the highest regard by …

Grafton County Proposes Budget

Monday, May 18, 2015

North Haverhill — Grafton County’s commissioners have proposed a fiscal year 2016 budget of $40.1 million, a 2.9 percent increase over the current year that arises largely from mandatory increases in human services, health care and salary costs. A significant portion of the budget also stems from discretionary …

Roger “Pop” Cantlin

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — An interment service for Roger “Pop” Cantlin, 80, who died on Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, will be held on Thursday, May 21, 2015, at 1 p.m. at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen, N.H. Arrangements are being handled by his family. …

Local Roundup: Raptors Rule the Fairway

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Quechee — With the high school golf season winding toward the postseason, Mid Vermont Christian School co-coach Gary Ott can breathe easier. He now has a team. Hosting three schools on the Quechee Club’s Highland course front nine, …

Thayer Clark Paine

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — Thayer Paine of Canaan died on Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at her home. She was born on Oct. 7, 1939, in New York City, the daughter of John Dudley and Elizabeth (Grant) Clark of Princeton, N.J. Thayer graduated from St. Timothy’s School, Maryland in 1957 …

Harry L. Hersey

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — Harry L. Hersey, family and friends are invited to a graveside service for Mr. Hersey on Friday, May 8, 2015, at 2 p.m. in the Country Side Cemetery in Enfield, N.H. Mr. Hersey passed away at the age of 77 on April 11, 2015. Arrangements …

Hartford Baseball Improves to 7-0

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

White River Junction — Playing on a freshly remade infield, the Hartford High baseball team laid out visiting U-32 on Monday, 8-2. The victory pushed the Hurricanes’ record to 7-0, with upcoming road games at Windsor today, at …

Velma Hines

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Velma Hines, age 84, passed away at Alice Peck Day Hospital on April 30, 2015. Velma known to many of her friends as “Tillie” was born in Grafton, N.H. on Jan. 3, 1931. She was the daughter of the late Sadie and Archie Seamans. She …

Saving the Moose: Hanover Conservancy Raising Money to Preserve Trail

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Hanover — One goal of the Hanover Conservancy’s “2020 Vision” initiative is to protect the entire seven-mile ridgeline of Moose Mountain. Thanks to a new pair of pending conservation easements, the organization is closer to doing just that. …

Savor the Flavors

Friday, May 1, 2015

Falling on the first gorgeous spring day after a winter that wouldn’t quit, Flavors of the Valley was “definitely competing” with the weather, said coordinator Emily Gardner. Nonetheless, the annual tasting expo for local food drew about 900 …