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Martin William Rose

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Charlestown, N.H. — Martin William Rose, 81, of Charlestown, formerly of Quincy, Mass. passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday, April 14, 2014, at the White River Junction VA Hospital after a long battle with heart disease. Born July 9, 1932, in Orleans, N.Y., he is predeceased by his wife Phyllis Rose, youngest son Martin W. Rose Jr (Buzzy), daughter Nancy Mitchell, and brothers Gordon and Roland Rose. Martin …

Fort at No. 4 Plans Two Archeology Talks

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Charlestown — The Fort at No. 4 will host two archaeology talks this month. The events, set for April 19 and April 26, at 6:30 p.m., are part of New Hampshire Archaeology Month. On Saturday, Kris Damon will present “Historical Archaeology in New England,” a look at local life and industry during the 18th and 19th centuries. The following Saturday, John-Eric Nelson will …

Volunteers Rally Around Fort at No. 4

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Charlestown — The Fort at No. 4 living history museum is preparing to open for its fifth season since closing in 2009 due to financial hardships. Its finances still aren’t that healthy, but it’s running on a new business model: relying on volunteers. The museum, a reconstruction of the early 18th century fort that once was the northernmost settlement of the English colonies …

Jo-anne Laurie Wallace

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Charlestown, N.H. — Jo-anne Laurie Wallace, 70, of Charlestown died on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at Springfield Hospital after a three year battle with kidney disease. She was born in Windsor, Vt. on July 4, 1943, the daughter of Lucian and Virginia Laurie. She liked to travel, vacationing …

Charlestown to Weigh Zoning Change

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Charlestown — The annual town deliberative session to discuss and possibly amend articles seeking appropriations will be held at the town hall on Wednesday, Feb. 5, beginning at 6:30. The 2014 warrant has a dozen articles including a …

Carolyn Stoddard

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Charlestown, N.H. — Carolyn Stoddard, 79, of Coolidge Road, died at her home Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, surrounded by her loving family, after a courageous battle with cancer. Carolyn was born in Bellows Falls, Vt. on July 9, 1934, the daughter of Harold and Catherine (O’Connor) McClary. She …

George A. Nash

Friday, January 24, 2014

Lempster, N.H. — George A. Nash, 74, a longtime resident of Lempster passed away Thursday morning, Jan. 23, 2014, at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. He was born Jan. 2, 1940, in Langdon, N.H. the son of Stillman and Edith (Sawyer) Nash. He attended school …

The ‘Balancing Act’ of Setting Bail: A Complex Calculation

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Lebanon — During Robert Dellinger’s Dec. 11 arraignment in District Court in Lebanon on two charges of manslaughter, the prosecutor and defense attorney debated his wealth, the chance that he would flee and the danger he posed to …

Andrew Ross Henderson

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Salisbury, Vt. — Andrew R. Henderson, 59, died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at his residence in Salisbury. He was born Nov. 15, 1954, the son of the late Henry H. and Dorothy Mae (Hurlburt) Henderson. He attended schools in Windsor, Vt. and Vergennes, Vt. He was a graduate …

Man Pleads Not Guilty in Wife’s Death

Friday, January 10, 2014

Newport — A 44-year-old former Charlestown man pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges that he killed his estranged wife at their home last summer and then dumped her body in the woods in Unity. James Robarge is …

Robarge Charges Upgraded

Friday, December 27, 2013

Newport — James Robarge will be arraigned Jan. 6 on charges he murdered his estranged wife, Kelly, last summer in their Charlestown home and dumped her body in a wooded area in Unity. Robarge, 43, was indicted last week by a Sullivan County grand jury on both first-degree …

Charlestown Girl’s Diary Opens Window on Civil War Years

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Charlestown — A rare find has led to a new book that features details of the life of a young girl in Charlestown during the Civil War. The Judge’s Daughter is a new book that centers around the …

Shirley M. Neily

Thursday, December 19, 2013

West Lebanon, N.H. — Shirley M. Neily, 74, died Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, at Elmwood Nursing & Rehab Center in Claremont, N.H. with her family by her side. She was born in Norway, Maine on April 5, 1939, the daughter of Arthur and June (McAlister) Skinner. She was …