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Watched by her classmates and Instructor Gary Hutchins, Karen Roy of Lebanon, N.H., cuts metal during a class day dedicated to learning different types of cutting metal, and TIG welding in the Welding for Women Class at Hartford Area Career and Technical Center in White River Junction, Vt., on Jan. 12 2015. Valley News - Sarah Priestap <p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.</i></p>

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 goggles, students in the career center’s first women-only welding class practiced various techniques or chipped away at their projects. Wielding a tungsten …

Wedding: Boucher — Bailey

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Enfield — Patricia R. Boucher and Frederick G. Bailey were married on Oct. 18, 2014, at Canaan Hall, near the Canaan Speedway. The Rev. Chris Crews, of Claremont, performed the ceremony. The bride was escorted down the aisle by her daughter, Tammy Billingham, of Canaan, and her best friend, Sharon Hosington, of Wilder. …

Budget Plan Reflects Mascoma Project Costs

Saturday, January 31, 2015

West Canaan — The deliberative session for voters in the five towns served by the Mascoma Valley Regional School District will be held at the Indian River School at 9 a.m. today to debate the $25 million budget and other warrant articles that can be amended before voters take to the polls in March. The proposed budget, including all warrant articles, is up …

Local Roundup: Long Memories Carry Mascoma Past Franklin

Sunday, October 19, 2014

West Canaan — Andrew Cashe set the tone from the opening kickoff for the Mascoma football team, returning the kick for a touchdown to help the Royals beat visitng Franklin 38-18 on Saturday afternoon. Cashe didn’t stop there …

Chardonnay Lynn Colonese

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Chardonnay Lynn Colonese, 18, died suddenly on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 at home. Chardonnay is survived by her mother, Charlotte (Stokes) Benjamin, her husband Cyle Benjamin of Lebanon, N.H., and her father, Jerel Lipscomb and his partner, Christina Lorrey of Canaan. Chardonnay left behind three …

Local Roundup: Rivendell Soccer Earns Another Shutout

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

South Royalton — At long last, the Rivendell Academy girls soccer team broke through a stingy South Royalton defense. The Raptors converted a trio of chances late to beat the host Royals 3-0 on Tuesday afternoon. Scoreless through …

Patricia Tucker Sanborn

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Indianapolis, Ind. — Patricia Tucker Sanborn was 61 when she died on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014. She was born in Hanover, N.H. in 1952 and was a graduate of Mascoma Valley Regional High School in Canaan, N.H. She graduated from Adelphi University (Garden City, NY) with a degree …

Rudy N. Colao

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Rockport, Mass. — Rudy N. Colao died suddenly on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, while on his way home from one of his frequent walks to downtown Rockport. The news came as a shock because just a short while before he was to all appearance in good health and …

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center TELLIER — A son, Eivan Michael Tellier, born on July 26, 2014, to Stephanie and Brandon Tellier, of Fairlee. ALDRICH — A son, Kellen Daniel Aldrich, born on Sept. 2, 2014, to Kristina and Alden Aldrich of Enfield. TULLMAN — A daughter, Sage Rose Tullman, …

Norman Ruel

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Norman Ruel, 70 passed away Thursday Oct. 2, 2014. Calling hours will be held Sunday Oct. 5th, 2014 from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon, N.H. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday Oct. 6th at 11a.m. at the Community Lutheran …

Norman H Ruel

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Canaan, n.h. — Norman H Ruel, 70, passed away Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, at his home in Canaan. Norman was born July 29, 1944, the son of Albert (Archie) and Beatrice Talbert Ruel. He was a 1963 graduate of the Enfield Village School. Upon graduation, Norman joined the …

Norman Ruel

Friday, October 3, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Norman Ruel, 70, passed away Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, at his home. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon & Enfield. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Liberty Utilities Customers’ Rate to Increase This Winter

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Lebanon — The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission has approved Liberty Utilities’ request for a winter energy charge rate increase, which could see the typical residential customer’s electric bill soar by more than $50. The increase in the energy charge from 7.7 cents per kilowatt-hour to 15.4 cents …