Canaan

Muriel June Foster

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Grafton, N.H. — Muriel June Foster, 76, formerly of West Canaan, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2015. She was born on July 26, 1938 in Enfield, N.H. to Morris A. & Hope M. (Chase) Wescott. Muriel grew up in Enfield and Married Eugene W. Foster Sr., Muriel helped operate Foster Concrete Products on Goose Pond Road for 30 plus years. She enjoyed snowmobiling with her husband, camping, going to yard …

Liberty Utilities, New Hampshire Electric Users to See Savings

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley residents served by Liberty Utilities and the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative will pay less for electricity come May 1. The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday approved Liberty Utilities’ request to decrease its electric energy service rates, and the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative’s board of directors also approved a rate cut. “This was a difficult winter for …

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 …

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. …

Stephen Andrew “Andy” Loomis

Thursday, December 11, 2014

West Lebanon, N.H. — Stephen Andrew Loomis, 72, passed away on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, at Massachusetts General Hospital following a period of declining health. Andy was born Aug. 25, 1942, in Delaware County, Pa. He graduated from Lansdowne-Aldan High school in Lansdowne, Pa. and Dartmouth College, Class …

Raymond Ross

Friday, December 5, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Raymond Ross of Canaan passed away on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, at Valley Terrace Assisted Living in White River Junction, Vt. He was born in Orange, Vt. on Feb. 27, 1932, to Joseph and Alice Ross. After graduating from Barre, Vt. schools, he completed a …

Local Roundup: Quartet Chosen for Lions Cup

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Concord — Four Upper Valley soccer standouts will represent their schools one last time next summer as members of the New Hampshire roster for the Twin State Lions Cup matches against Vermont. Hanover’s Luke Strohbehn and Susanna Penfield, …

Canaan Teen Goes Online To Help Ailing Grandmother

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Canaan — Rylie Hoerl wants her grandmother to be warm this winter. But with everything that has been going on in their lives in recent years — including a range of serious health problems suffered by her grandmother, …

Taxes Pit Canaan, Mascoma; Officials Mailed Flier With Tax Bills

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Canaan — Rising taxes are the backdrop behind a kerfuffle in Canaan, where school district officials have accused the town of including a “sneaky and dishonest” flier with residents’ tax bills. The flier, which violated a state law banning the inclusion of public policy positions with tax bill …

Backing In

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Pat Bryson checks her mirrors while backing up a dump truck on her farm in Canaan, where she raises beef cattle and processes firewood. Valley News — Jennifer Hauck …

Local Roundup: Shrine Game Confirms Castleton State Date

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Staff Reports Castleton, Vt. — As expected, the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl’s board of governors has confirmed the 2015 edition of the all-star high school football contest between Vermont and New Hampshire for Aug. 1 at Castleton State College’s Spartan Stadium. The 62nd edition of the game will …

Edna Amaral Nutbrown

Friday, November 14, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Edna Amaral Nutbrown, 95, formerly of Canaan, Enfield and Meriden, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. She was born June 5, 1919 in Albany, Vt., to the late Levi & Lilla (Watson) Rancore. She graduated from Canaan High School. Edna worked a short time at …