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Whelen Engineering President to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Charlestown — John Olson, president of Whelen Engineering, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Business and Industry Association next month for his commitment to building and strengthening manufacturing in the state and promoting career opportunities for young people. “His background is quite impressive,” said Adrienne Rupp, vice president of communications for BIA. She said Olson was chosen by …

Edward Butler Blanc, Jr.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Charlestown, N.H. — Edward Butler Blanc, Jr., 72, of Stevens Street in Charlestown, died unexpectedly on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, at a family cottage in Biddeford, Maine. He was born in Knoxville, Tenn., on March 15, 1942, the son of Edward Butler and Marjory Judith (Atkinson) Blanc. Ed was a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps, having served from 1962-1967. He was …

Liberty Seeks to Double Rate

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Lebanon — The roughly 21,000 customers in the Upper Valley who purchase electricity through Liberty Utilities could see a nearly 50 percent increase in their bill come November. The utility has asked state regulators for permission to double its energy charge per kilowatt-hour of electricity from 7.7 cents to 15.4 cents. “The high cost of electricity that is expected this winter is largely …

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 …

Robarge Charges Upgraded

Friday, December 27, 2013

Newport — James Robarge will be arraigned Jan. 6 on charges he murdered his estranged wife, Kelly, last summer in their Charlestown home and dumped her body in a wooded area in Unity. Robarge, 43, was indicted last week by a Sullivan County grand jury on both first-degree …

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 …