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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 her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and many friends. She was admired for being an accomplished artist, an avid reader, a lifelong traveler, …

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 employee costs in the County Attorney’s Office. Out of the $1.1 million in new spending, …

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. …

Steven B. Therriault

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — Steven B. Therriault of Canaan died on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. He was born on April 2, 1959, son of Maxine and Nelson Therriault. He graduated from Mascoma Valley Regional High School in 1977 and Bates College in 1981. After graduating from college he worked …

Mascoma Getting a Grip on Wrestling

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

West Canaan — Rick Simula wasn’t always the most upright of citizens as a youth, even by his reckoning. Wrestling changed that, and he hopes it will do the same thing for his Mascoma Valley Regional High School …

Ellan Mae Bryson

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — Ellan Mae Bryson, of Canaan, passed away peacefully at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center with her children at her side on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, following a long period of declining health. She was born in Dingmans Ferry, Pa., July 14, 1924, daughter of Mercer and Bess …

Fuel Assistance Program Available For Eligible Granite State Residents

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Lebanon — A local fuel assistance program is accepting applications from income-eligible residents of several area New Hampshire towns. Residents of Canaan, Dorchester, Enfield, Grafton, Hanover, Lebanon, Lyme, Orange and Orford, including those who have electric heat or heat included in their rent, are eligible for the program. …

Walter Willard Lane, Jr.

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — Walter Willard Lane, Jr., 78, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Walter, Will as he preferred, was born March 6, 1936, to the late Walter W Lane Sr. and Elsie Melton. He was raised in Richmond, Va. and attended schools …

Walter Willard Lane, Jr.

Friday, January 9, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — Walter Willard Lane, Jr., 78, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Calling hours will be held Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon, N.H. A memorial service will be held Monday, …

Earning the Gift Of Graduation

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Haverhill — Just before Christmas, a group of inmates at the Grafton County Correctional Facility received a gift many thought they would never lay their hands on. Unwrapped, without ribbons, not redeemable for cash, their presents were small. …

Kenneth Allen Smith

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Kenneth “SMUTT” Allen Smith passed away suddenly on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. He is survived by his life mate, Tami Senna; his children, Laura, Denise, Kenneth II, Brooks and Lucas; his pride and joy, his grandchildren, Amanda, Melinda, Theresa, Brandon, Dylan, …

Local Roundup: Lebanon Girls Basketball Closes Strong at Tourney

Monday, December 29, 2014

Manchester — The inside-outside combination of Kendra MacDonald and Vanessa Fleury helped send the Lebanon High girls basketball team home from the three-day Manchester Central Holiday Tournament on Sunday with a 60-49 win over Manchester Memorial, the undefeated …

Bringing Back the Blues

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Canaan — From the Canaan Old Home Days parade to Autumnfest in Woonsocket, R.I., Teddy Makalinaw and Eben Brown have covered a lot of ground since taking their Blues Brothers act on the road in 2013. But heading …