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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 and comments from the field of political …

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 …

Doris Goodell Blodgett

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Charlestown, N.H. — Doris Goodell Blodgett, 94, formerly of Charlestown passed away on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, and will be remembered for her ever present smile. She had lived with her daughter Barbara Jellie and her husband Philip in Manchester, N.H. and for the past four years was a resident at the Hillsborough County Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center in Goffstown, N.H. Doris …

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, …