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William O. Neily, Jr.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Springfield, Mass. — William O. Neily, Jr., 75, of Canaan, N.H. and Springfield died Monday, June 29, 2015, in Springfield. He was born in Canaan on Feb. 5, 1940, a son of William O. Neily, Sr. and Doris E. (Bacon) Buckman. He leaves behind his wife, Sheena Neily, of Springfield, Mass.; two daughters, Laurie Press, of Belchertown, Mass. and Anne Sidney, of Belmont, N.H.; and two sons, Andre Dauphinais, of …

People in Business: June 28, 2015

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Lake Sunapee Bank has announced the following officer appointments: William J. McIver, of Warner, N.H., has been promoted to senior executive vice president. McIver has been with the Bank since 1999 and has served as chief operating officer and executive vice president since June 2012. He continues to be the chief information officer, …

Lack of Zoning Rules Spurs Solar Plan’s Move to Canaan

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Enfield — A solar advocate is bringing his plans for a roughly 11/2-acre array to downtown Canaan after neighbors and officials in Enfield raised concerns about a residential Main Street parcel he was eyeing for the project. The developer, Enfield resident Philip Vermeer, said he hopes that the 372 panels on leased land …

Judith A. Jameson

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — Judith A. Jameson, 73, passed away Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. Judith is survived by her husband, Patrick Jameson; and sisters, Berle Shepard and Sheila Merrow of Penacook; daughters, Raelene Silver of Lebanon, N.H., and Melody Morgan of Canaan; sons, Timothy Jameson and Daniel Jameson, both …

Mascoma Valley Regional School District Contract on Warrants

Friday, February 20, 2015

Mascoma Valley Regional School District’s voting by Australian ballot will take place on Tuesday, March 10, at the following locations and times: Canaan Fire Station, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Dorchester Town Hall, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Whitney Hall Auditorium in Enfield, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; …

No Tax Rate Increase Proposed on Canaan Budget

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The voting portion of Canaan’s Town Meeting will be held from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10, at the Canaan Fire Station on Route 118. C anaan — A budget that includes a 2 percent wage hike to employees but no increase in the current …

Birth Announcements: Feb. 15, 2015

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center MURPHY — A daughter, Maria Evangelina Murphy, born on Jan. 15, 2015, to Trisha and Andrew Murphy, of Canaan. SOUSA — A daughter, Sophia Alyvia Sousa, born on Jan. 21, 2015, to Kelldah and Brian Sousa, of Dorchester. JONES — A son, Gabriel Thomas Jones, …

Michael Scott Shumway I

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Barre, Vt. — Michael S. Shumway, 56, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, at his home in Barre, after a long, brave battle with cancer. He was born in Lebanon, N.H., on Dec. 4, 1958, son of Gordon & Joyce (Perkins) Shumway. Mike grew up in Canaan, N.H. and …

Lebanon Boys Get a Big Scare From an Ancient Rival

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Lebanon — Time was, a couple of bucks and a shoehorn would net a seat in a jam-packed Lebanon High School gym on the rare occasions when the Raiders and neighboring Mascoma met on the basketball floor. Back then — as in the late 1980s — the Royals …

(Frozen) Water Hazard

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Brothers Ken Odell, left, of Strafford, and Chip Odell, of Thetford, celebrate after finally hitting their tennis balls into the first hole while playing winter golf in the David O. Cushman Memorial Tournament at Williams Field in Canaan …

Local Roundup: Mascoma Boys Basketball Catches Winning Fever

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

West Canaan — If winning can be contagious, it’s safe to say the Mascoma High boys basketball team has caught the bug. The Royals used a collective hot-shooting touch to beat visiting Stevens 71-47 on Tuesday night. Mason …

Robert H. Strobel

Monday, February 2, 2015

Bethlehem, N.H. — Robert H. Strobel, 74, died peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, at the Hanover Terrace nursing home in Hanover, N.H. following a period of declining health. Robert was born on Methodist Hill in East Plainfield, N.H. on Aug. 17, 1940, one of 11 children of …

We Can Weld It! Class Helps Women Gain Metalwork Experience in Comfortable Setting

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Hartford — Soul music pouring from the shop speakers competed with the clanging of a hammer on metal and the electric sizzle of welders on a recent evening at Hartford Area Career and Technology Center. Wearing masks or …