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Bethel School Board Supports Merger

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Bethel — The Bethel School Board voted unanimously this week to support a consolidation plan that would dissolve the Windsor Northwest Supervisory Union and merge its member districts into the Orange-Windsor Supervisory Union. If state officials approve the plan, the six-town Windsor Northwest Supervisory Union will be dissolved, and Superintendent Meg Powden will be out of a job in less …

Sullivan County Commissioner Narrowly Leads

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Newport — Incumbent Democratic County Commissioner Jeff Barrette appears to have held off a challenge by Republican Don Clarke, winning by about 100 votes of the more than 14,000 cast in the county. Unofficially, Barrette received 7,236 votes to Clarke’s 7,140. “I am absolutely shocked,” Barrette said late Tuesday night. “Never in a million years did I think it would be this close.” …

Donald R. Hart

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Charlestown, N.H. — Donald R. Hart, 62, passed away on Monday morning, Nov. 3, 2014, at his home in Charlestown. He was born Nov. 18, 1951 in Fall River, Mass., the son of Samuel and Celestia (Holmes) Hart. He attended schools in Fall River, graduating from B.M.C. Durfee High School. He received his Bachelor’s in Science & Education from Bridgewater State College, and …

Thomas Harold Fuller, Jr.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Goshen, N.H. — Thomas Harold Fuller, Jr., 29, of Goshen, passed away due to degenerative heart failure on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, in Newbury, N.H. He was born in Claremont, N.H. on Feb. 7, 1985, the son of …

Doris Goodell Blodgett

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Charlestown, N.H. — Doris Goodell Blodgett, 94, formerly of Charlestown passed away on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, and will be remembered for her ever present smile. She had lived with her daughter Barbara Jellie and her husband Philip in Manchester, N.H. and for the past four years was …

Kenneth William Moore

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Charlestown, N.H. — Kenneth William Moore, 89, of Charlestown, N.H. died on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born in Saxtons River, Vt. on April 9, 1925, the son of Lester and Shirley (Putnam) Moore. He married Virginia Rose Mullett on …

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 …