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 …

Loren Farrar

Friday, May 1, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — Loren Farrar, age 55, of Canaan passed away at DHMC on Sunday, April 26, 2015, after a long illness and a courageous battle with cancer. Loren was born in Brattleboro, Vt., on Dec. 21, 1959. He graduated from Hartford High School and served in the …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Lacrosse Nixes John Stark

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Hanover — To turn fortunes around following its first loss of the season, the Hanover High girls lacrosse team knew it would need to cut down on turnovers. The Marauders did just that against John Stark on Monday, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Thayer Clark Paine

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — (Cornelia) Thayer Clark Paine, 75, of Canaan died at home on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. A memorial service will be held at a later date. …

Wind Project In Limbo for Now

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Canaan — Following recent votes against a proposed industrial wind power project in the Cardigan Mountain region, the international company proposing the project seems no closer to filing for a state permit. “We’re not really prepared to file one at this time,” said Jeffrey Nemeth, of EDP Renewables …

Spelling With Characters: Canaan Abuzz With Competition

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Canaan — Stilletto. Auxilliary. It wasn’t long before Canaan Community Spelling Bee’s “head pronunciator” Koby Van Beest spotted the pattern. “W-h-a-l-l-e. It’s a whale of a time,” the emcee ad-libbed, razzing the Beeched Whales, a team with a …

Chester C. Hammond

Friday, March 13, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — Chester C. Hammond, 90, passed away Thursday, March 12, 2015, at the Lebanon Center Genesis. Calling hours will be held Monday, March 16 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon, N.H. A memorial …

Mascoma School District Meeting 2015 Results

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Mascoma Valley Regional School District School Clerk 3 yrs: Kamala Tupper School Board (Enfield) 3 yrs: James Gerding School Board (Orange) 2 yrs: Kathleen Stacy School Board (Canaan) 3 yrs: Timothy Josephson Budget Committee (Canaan) 3 yrs: Philip Smith, Jr. Budget Committee (Enfield) 3 yrs: Daniel Kiley …