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State 4-H Fashion Bound: During Sullivan County’s 4-H Fashion Revue, Anna Avery, Annie Drye, Clara Avery, Alison Numme and Caleigh Plunkett were selected to model the garments they have sewn at the state competition on May 31st at UNH in Durham. Dawn Bozogan photograph

4-H Fashion Revue Attracts 50

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Claremont — A recent 4-H fashion revue at Claremont Middle School attracted more than 50 4-H members, some of whom will go on to represent Sullivan County at a statewide 4-H event next month. About 190 friends and family members turned out to see the 4-H-ers sport their outfits — some original, some purchased — onstage. The top advanced sewers …

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, …

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 …

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 …

Claremont’s Jarvis Returns to Jail

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

A month after being re-released to a halfway house, Jesse Jarvis, one of the four alleged founders of the Brotherhood of White Warriors, has returned to prison for failing a drug test. The 32-year-old tested positive for synthetic marijuana Nov. 24, shortly after returning from a sanctioned trip …

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, …