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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 discuss the history of the Crown Point …

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 …

Bus Driver Had Previous DUI

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

White River Junction — The Butler’s Bus Service driver who has been charged with operating a bus full of schoolchildren while having a blood alcohol level above the legal limit had a prior DUI conviction in 2006, and Butler’s knew about it when he was hired. Carl H. Lupton, 57, of Bethel, pleaded …

Dr. James Amasa Frizzell

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Sanibel, Fla. — Dr. James Amasa Frizzell, 70, of Sanibel lost his battle with cancer at Hope Hospice, Fort Myers, Fla. on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. Jim, born on Oct. 26, 1943, was the son of the late …

Birth Announcements: Dec. 15, 2013

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital G ARRAN — A son, Liam Oscar Garran, born Nov. 22, 2013, to Jesse Tyler Garran and Jacqueline Louise Garran, of Tunbridge. CORNISH — A daughter, Nolah Mae Cornish, born Nov. 28, 2013, to Stephanie Cornish and Mason Ash, of Wilmot, N.H. Dartmouth-Hitchcock …

Mascoma Acquires Connecticut River Bank

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Lebanon — The acquisition of Connecticut River Bank will give Mascoma Savings Bank 11 new branch offices and an expanded presence in northern New Hampshire and south along the Connecticut River Valley. Mascoma Savings Bank is based in Lebanon and has 18 branches stretching north to Lyme and …

Charlestown Alters Zoning Plan

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Charlestown — The Planning Board this week modified its proposed amendment to create a new zoning district on North Main Street in response to a comment from one property owner. But at least one board member warned that …

Charlestown Planning Board Asks Retailer to Tweak Plan

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Charlestown — The Planning Board continued the proposed site plan review for a Dollar General store at Sullivan and Main streets to Dec. 17 after requesting some modifications to the plan Tuesday night. Matt Casey with Zaremba Group …

Leland G. Chase III

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Charlestown, N.H. — Leland “Terry” Chase III, 64, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at Springfield Hospital in Springfield, Vt. after a long battle with cancer. Terry was born on Nov. 17, 1949, in Springfield, Vt. to Dr. Leland G. Chase and Mary (Marcotte) Chase. He attended …

Board Seeks Charlestown Preservation

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Charlestown — The Planning Board has proposed changing the zoning on a short stretch of North Main Street with the intent of preserving some of the landmark buildings along Route 12. The proposed zoning change comes in the …

Letter: Whence the Horror?

Sunday, November 24, 2013

To the Editor: Before the environmental movement even had a name, some of us were laying the groundwork. I was in Washington working as a ghostwriter for then Secretary of the Interior Stewart L. Udall. Nov. 22 was uncommonly quiet. The president was out of town. My boss, …

Letter: Expanded Medicaid Makes Sense

Monday, November 4, 2013

To the Editor: When we have an opportunity to significantly improve the health and well-being of the citizens of New Hampshire, we have a moral obligation to do so. When we have an opportunity to inject $2.4 billion of federal money into our state’s economy, create 700 new …

At the Hospitals: Nov. 3, 2013

Sunday, November 3, 2013

DHMC Surgeon to Lead Medical Society Lebanon — Dr. Daniel B. Walsh, of Norwich, was recently named president of the Vermont Medical Society. Walsh is a resident and vascular surgeon at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and a professor of …