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Allan (Albie) Exley

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Charlestown, N.H. — Allan (Albie) Exley, 69, of Charlestown, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, peacefully at his home surrounded by family. He was born in Oil City, Pa. on Dec. 14, 1944, the son of Paul and LuEmma Exley. Allan worked for Newport Plumbing and Heating for more than 20 years. His family includes his partner, Suzanne Lorenz; his daughters, Alissa Exley, Miami, Fla., Jenny Exley, Brockton, Mass.; and his partner’s children, Travis Brockett, Lebanon, N.H. and Courtney Brockett, Charlestown. He was predeceased by his siblings, Carol Brumby, Terrence Exley, Michael Exley, Robert Exley. He loved the outdoors and especially loved mowing his beautiful lawn and tinkering in his garage. He was an …

Charlestown-Area House Incumbents Face Challengers

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Charlestown — The two lawmakers who represent the Charlestown area in the New Hampshire House are facing challenges next month. State Rep. Steve Smith, R-Charlestown, one of the few Sullivan County Republicans to survive the 2012 election that saw House Democrats retake a majority in the county delegation, is facing a challenge from …

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 kwh would prompt the average household’s monthly electric bill to rise from $110 to $162. …

Blessing of the Bikes in Cornish

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Ernie Haskell of Charlestown, right, bids farewell to Ken and Laurie Russell of Wells, Vt., after getting his bike blessed by the couple during a bike blessing sponsored by the Windsor chapter of the Christian Motorcycle Association on …

Marianne S. Peterson

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Charlestown, N.H. — Marianne S. Peterson, 89, of Charlestown died on July 31, 2014, at the Sullivan County Healthcare surrounded by her family. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and a full obituary will be run at a later date. Arrangements are with the Charlestown Memorial Chapel, 34 …

Wedding: Sullivan — Inangelo

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Charlestown — Mara Sullivan and Frank Inangelo Jr. were married on May 10, 2014, in Las Vegas. The bride is the daughter of William Sullivan, of Charlestown, and the late Roseanne Sullivan. She graduated from Fall Mountain Regional …

Windsor Northwest Supervisory Union Waits to Learn Fate

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Burlington — The State Board of Education voted 8-0 Tuesday to delay a decision on whether to dissolve the Windsor Northwest Supervisory Union until January but directed the Bethel-area school districts to work with the Orange-Windsor Supervisory Union …

Supervisory Union Still in Limbo

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Bethel — State education officials today are expected to again consider whether to dissolve the Windsor Northwest Supervisory Union and move several of the Bethel-area towns into the Orange-Windsor Supervisory Union. But the State Board of Education, which is to meet this morning in Burlington, may also vote …

Ronald Decato

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Charlestown, N.H. — Ronald Decato, 62, of Charlestown passed quietly away at his home on Saturday, June 14, 2014, after a long, arduous battle with cancer. Born in Hanover, N.H., he was the son of Raymond and Edna (Young) Decato. He grew up locally, graduated from Hanover High …

Forum, June 17: Another Gun Tragedy; Freeing Terrorists; Cherish the Co-op

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Another Gun Tragedy To the Editor: In the wake of yet another gun assault on our society, I find myself questioning the events. This time it was Steve Arkel, a part-time police officer from Brentwood, N.H. I knew Steve as a dad. His daughter and mine played lacrosse …

Helping to Keep Their Promises: 31 Sharon Academy Graduating Seniors Reflect Back

Monday, June 16, 2014

Click here for a photo gallery.  ∎ Sharon — Michael Livingston, The Sharon Academy’s head of school, began Sunday’s commencement ceremony by painting a picture of “the joy we experience here on such a regular basis.” To do so, …

Vt. Shooting Suspect Held Without Bail

Saturday, June 14, 2014

White River Junction — A New Jersey man is being held without bail after pleading not guilty to four charges relating to a violent altercation Wednesday in Springfield, Vt., that police say involved a dispute over heroin and resulted in one man being shot and injuries to two …

Sullivan County Outlays Up $600K

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Newport — County commissioners will present a $29.8 million proposed budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 at a public hearing next Monday . If the Sullivan County delegation of state representatives approves the spending plan as recommended, county officials anticipate a 3 cent increase in the …