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Marianne S. Peterson

Monday, September 1, 2014

Charlestown, N.H. — Marianne S. Peterson of Acworth Road, Charlestown died peacefully Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Sullivan County Health Care with family by her side. She was 89. Born Sept. 8, 1924, in Rupperstgrun bei Werdau, Sachsen, Germany, Marianne was the daughter of Felix Max Schumann and Elisabeth (Hahn) Schumann. She immigrated to the USA in 1928 and was proud of her United States citizenship obtained in 1956. Marianne is survived by Bob, her husband of 57 years and her daughter, Elizabeth Peterson of Santa Fe, New Mexico, her sister Esther Luther of Acworth and nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother Gerhardt Schumann. A graduate of the class of 1942 from …

Forum, Aug. 27: Be Wary of TV Campaign Ads; Police Power; Good Candidates

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Be Wary of TV Campaign Ads To the Editor: As we enter into the midterm election cycle, I shudder to imagine what voters will learn from political candidates seeking success. How does one decide whom to vote for? Citizens’ political views can be influenced by many sources. My concern is that, in politics, TV ads are a major source. To cite some numbers …

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 Thomas H. Fuller, Sr., and Barbara (Carignan) Meier. Tom was a big hearted kid who …

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 …

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 …