Dorchester

Grafton County Proposes Budget

Monday, May 18, 2015

North Haverhill — Grafton County’s commissioners have proposed a fiscal year 2016 budget of $40.1 million, a 2.9 percent increase over the current year that arises largely from mandatory increases in human services, health care and salary costs. A significant portion of the budget also stems from discretionary employee costs in the County Attorney’s Office. Out of the $1.1 million in new spending, the county officials expect to raise about …

Cindy L. Azotea

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Dorchester, N.H. — Cindy L. Azotea, 56, passed away after a two year battle with cancer Friday, May 8, 2015. She leaves behind her husband of 39 years, Ricardo; her mother Marjorie Hill; two brothers and two sisters. Cindy was an auctioneer for eighteen years in Rumney, N.H. She had a lot of Friends and will be missed dearly. There will be no …

Local Roundup: Raptors Rule the Fairway

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Quechee — With the high school golf season winding toward the postseason, Mid Vermont Christian School co-coach Gary Ott can breathe easier. He now has a team. Hosting three schools on the Quechee Club’s Highland course front nine, the Eagles finished behind Rivendell, Mill River and Woodstock. That didn’t bother Ott, given that …

Hartford Baseball Improves to 7-0

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

White River Junction — Playing on a freshly remade infield, the Hartford High baseball team laid out visiting U-32 on Monday, 8-2. The victory pushed the Hurricanes’ record to 7-0, with upcoming road games at Windsor today, at …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Lacrosse Nixes John Stark

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Hanover — To turn fortunes around following its first loss of the season, the Hanover High girls lacrosse team knew it would need to cut down on turnovers. The Marauders did just that against John Stark on Monday, …

Liberty Utilities, New Hampshire Electric Users to See Savings

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley residents served by Liberty Utilities and the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative will pay less for electricity come May 1. The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday approved Liberty Utilities’ request to decrease its electric energy service rates, and the New Hampshire Electric …

Counties Ranked on Wellness

Saturday, March 28, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley public health officials say an annual ranking of the health status of each county in the United States will help guide them as they create action plans to address the challenges area communities …

Wind Project In Limbo for Now

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Canaan — Following recent votes against a proposed industrial wind power project in the Cardigan Mountain region, the international company proposing the project seems no closer to filing for a state permit. “We’re not really prepared to file one at this time,” said Jeffrey Nemeth, of EDP Renewables …

Dorchester Posts Objection to Siting Of Wind Project

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Dorchester — Town Meeting voters on Saturday unanimously approved a $434,000 spending plan but rejected a separate $10,400 appropriation that would have paid for extended office hours by the town clerk. The budget for the current year, which is about $3,000 lower than the 2014 budget, was approved …

Mascoma School District Meeting 2015 Results

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Mascoma Valley Regional School District School Clerk 3 yrs: Kamala Tupper School Board (Enfield) 3 yrs: James Gerding School Board (Orange) 2 yrs: Kathleen Stacy School Board (Canaan) 3 yrs: Timothy Josephson Budget Committee (Canaan) 3 yrs: Philip Smith, Jr. Budget Committee (Enfield) 3 yrs: Daniel Kiley …

Dorchester Town Meeting 2015 Results

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Dorchester Number of Voters: na Number on Checklist: na Selectboard: Steve Bjerklie Treasurer: Cheryl Legg Tax Collector: Darlene Oaks Town Clerk: Darlene Oaks Trustee of Trust Funds 3 yrs: Cookie Hebert Trustee of Trust Funds 3 yrs: Amber Barsaleau Auditor: Vicki Lecain Planning Board 3 yrs: Michael Woodard Cemetery Committee: Cristin Green Supervisor of the Checklist 4 yrs: Adrian Morrison …

Mascoma Budget OK’d

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Enfield — A $25 million operating budget that includes a $1 million bond payment to renovate the high school narrowly passed in Mascoma Valley Regional School District balloting Tuesday, while a raise for district teachers was approved by …

Dorchester: Close Race for Selectboard

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Dorchester — Voters at Town Meeting supported a series of zoning amendments proposed by the Planning Board that could help the town deal with industrial wind projects. By an 86-34 vote, they adopted an amendment that amends the criteria for a variance. A 69-51 vote amended the land-use …