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Hanover Town Clerk Betsy McClain photographs Marion Copenhaver, of Hanover, who forgot to bring photo identification with her to the polls at Hanover High School to vote in the Presidential Primary Tuesday, February 9, 2016. "They're doing everything they can to keep the handicapped and elderly from being able to vote," said Copenhaver of lawmakers who amended the 2012 New Hampshire voter identification law in 2015 to require registered voters arriving at the polls without a photo I.D. to be photographed by poll workers before being given a ballot. (Valley News - James M. Patterson)
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New Photo ID Voter Law Sees Smooth Implementation

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Hanover — A new element of New Hampshire’s voter ID law rolled out without much fanfare during Tuesday’s presidential primary. The changes, however, did prompt some Upper Valley voters to stage a protest of sorts. Some intentionally opted to go through the steps to highlight what they describe as an unnecessary burden that may deter some from voting, while others …

Candidates Pivot To New Hampshire

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Claremont — With voting in Iowa over, the presidential candidates still standing are headed to New Hampshire for a week of what for many will be last-chance campaigning. Three candidates, including U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., will be in the Upper Valley today, and two other heavyweights — Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton — have events scheduled in vote-rich southern New …

At the Hospitals: Jan. 24, 2016

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice Is Business of the Year New London — Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice has been named 2016 business of the year by the Lake Sunapee Region Chamber of Commerce. “I am so pleased. I can’t think of a more deserving organization to receive this award than …

Leona (Lee) Fisk

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Charlestown, N.H. — Leona (Lee) Fisk, 96, of 38 Elm St., in Charlestown, passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at home. Calling hours will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14, at the Charlestown Memorial Chapel on Main Street in Charlestown. Funeral services …

People in Business: Aug. 2, 2015

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Michael Ehlenfeldt, of Charlestown, has been hired as executive chef of The Inn at Weathersfield. Previously a key member of the culinary team at Solo Farm & Table in South Londonderry, N.H., Ehlenfeldt has spent most of his …

Leona (Lee) Fisk

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Charlestown, N.H. — Leona (Lee) Fisk, 96, of 38 Elm St. passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, July 28, 2015. She was born in Mankato, Minn. on March 15, 1919, the daughter of Jennie (Gustavson) and Adolph Lundin. She graduated from Mankato High School in 1936 and …

Sanders To Campaign In Claremont

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Claremont — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is bringing his Democratic presidential campaign to Claremont on Sunday. The Vermont independent plans to hold a town meeting Sunday at 5 p.m. at The Common Man Inn & Restaurant at 21 Water St. in Claremont. Sanders knows the city well, as …

Christie Discusses Policies in Newport Visit

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Newport — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie called for entitlement reform in a town hall forum Tuesday afternoon, outlining a platform that involved significant cuts to retiree benefits. In his second major presidential campaign visit to the Upper …

Rent Subsidies at Risk at More Area Apartments

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Charlestown — Tenants in Pine Tree Lane Apartments in West Lebanon are not the only New Hampshire residents in danger of seeing their homes become unaffordable because of the impending loss of rental subsidies. Dozens of other residents …

Louis Mark “Pit” Tewksbury

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Charlestown, N.H. — Louis Mark “Pit” Tewksbury, 81, of Morways Park in Charlestown, died early Sunday morning, June 28, 2015, at the VA hospital in White River Junction, following a sudden illness. His family was with him as he passed. Pit was born Jan. 17, 1934, the son …

Wedding: Brule — Marsha

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Charlestown — Shawna LeAnn Brule and Giles Marsha have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Ronald Brule, of Barre, Vt., and the late Sue Brule. She is employed as the membership coordinator for the Vermont …

Sullivan County Agency Has New Executive Director

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Newport — The Sullivan County group working to connect Claremont and Lebanon with a bus route along Route 120 is hoping that its new executive director will drive efforts to expand its transportation offerings. The Community Alliance of …

Marie Louise Pellerin

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Charlestown, N.H. — Marie Louise Pellerin, 72, of Eaton Street in Charlestown, died on Sunday, May 24, 2015, at her home. She was born in Rockingham, Vt. on Sept. 19, 1942, the daughter of Leon Francis and Estella Katherine (Parrott) Lynch. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, …