Charlestown

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 …

Letter: Connecting Charlestown Town Offices

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Connecting Charlestown Offices To the Editor: Article 5 on the Charlestown warrant asks Charlestown residents to vote for a $450,000 bond to connect the Library Municipal Building to the town offices. This addition would consolidate town office staff and create a safer and more secure space, including fire …

Charlestown Petition Seeks Office Addition

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Voting on the Town Meeting warrant will be by Australian ballot on Tuesday, March 11, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., in the community room of the Silsby Library/Municipal Bu ilding Charlestown — Security, convenience, space and improved …

South Royalton School Honors

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

High Honors: Alexander Berk, Marguerite Dakin, Raven Hudson, Rebecca Paige, Callie Wuttke (grade 12); Larissa Stride (grade 11); Channing George, Mackinley George, Cora Honigford, Rhiannon Howe, Nils Rupprecht (grade 10); Emily Ballou, Michael Hemond, Chaniyah Lawrence, Maeve Naumann, Stephen Paige, Mara Southworth, Kasandra Wilson (grade 9). Honors: David …

Jo-anne Laurie Wallace

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Charlestown, N.H. — Jo-anne Laurie Wallace, 70, of Charlestown died on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at Springfield Hospital after a three year battle with kidney disease. She was born in Windsor, Vt. on July 4, 1943, the daughter of Lucian and Virginia Laurie. She liked to travel, vacationing …

Charlestown to Weigh Zoning Change

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Charlestown — The annual town deliberative session to discuss and possibly amend articles seeking appropriations will be held at the town hall on Wednesday, Feb. 5, beginning at 6:30. The 2014 warrant has a dozen articles including a …

Carolyn Stoddard

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Charlestown, N.H. — Carolyn Stoddard, 79, of Coolidge Road, died at her home Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, surrounded by her loving family, after a courageous battle with cancer. Carolyn was born in Bellows Falls, Vt. on July 9, 1934, the daughter of Harold and Catherine (O’Connor) McClary. She …

George A. Nash

Friday, January 24, 2014

Lempster, N.H. — George A. Nash, 74, a longtime resident of Lempster passed away Thursday morning, Jan. 23, 2014, at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. He was born Jan. 2, 1940, in Langdon, N.H. the son of Stillman and Edith (Sawyer) Nash. He attended school …

The ‘Balancing Act’ of Setting Bail: A Complex Calculation

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Lebanon — During Robert Dellinger’s Dec. 11 arraignment in District Court in Lebanon on two charges of manslaughter, the prosecutor and defense attorney debated his wealth, the chance that he would flee and the danger he posed to …

Andrew Ross Henderson

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Salisbury, Vt. — Andrew R. Henderson, 59, died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at his residence in Salisbury. He was born Nov. 15, 1954, the son of the late Henry H. and Dorothy Mae (Hurlburt) Henderson. He attended schools in Windsor, Vt. and Vergennes, Vt. He was a graduate …

Man Pleads Not Guilty in Wife’s Death

Friday, January 10, 2014

Newport — A 44-year-old former Charlestown man pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges that he killed his estranged wife at their home last summer and then dumped her body in the woods in Unity. James Robarge is …