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Enfield

John D. Fitzgerald, Jr.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — John D. Fitzgerald, Jr., 55, died Saturday, July, 26, 2014. He was born in Lebanon on April 30, 1959 to David & Phyllis Tilden Fitzgerald. John grew up in Norwich, Vt. and graduated from Hanover High School class of 1977, he then attended the College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio. John had worked for various hard labor businesses’ including Blodgett’s Supply, Home Partners; he also worked as a mason tender. He then worked for Estes and Gallup, and eventually partnered with his brother as Fitzgerald Brothers builders. Later on worked for McCarthy, on the new cancer center in 1995, and that is where he met his future wife Maureen “Moe” Foley. John …

Old Home Days, Take Two: Rain Fails to Dampen Community Spirit in Enfield

Monday, July 28, 2014

Enfield — A thunderstorm did not prevent residents from coming together to celebrate the last day of Old Home Days weekend on Sunday. “It’s a great way to bring the community together to celebrate ,” said Kirstin Harrington, a member of the Old Home Days committee. Old Home Days is a New Hampshire …

Schools Weigh Cellphone Search Ruling

Sunday, July 27, 2014

West Lebanon — When David Baker was an assistant principal at Hartford High School about four years ago, he came upon a cellphone that had been left in the school’s auditorium. An announcement was made over the intercom looking for the owner of the phone, but no one claimed it. So Baker and another administrator turned on the phone to try to identify …

Rebecca Alley

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — Rebecca Alley, 78, passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at her residence in Enfield. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, July 25, 2014, at the Meriden Congregational Church. …

Rebecca (Ellis) Alley

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — Rebecca (Ellis) Alley, 78, passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in Enfield. Rebecca was born in Castle Hill, Maine, May 17, 1936, the daughter of the late Alonzo and Leola (Richardson) Ellis. Her employment as secretary included Cardigan Mt. School, Keene Medical Products for …

Mascoma River Watershed

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Sort of like air, watersheds are both ubiquitous and easy to overlook. Yet, they shape nearly every aspect of life within their boundaries — recreation and tourism, flora and fauna, development and industry. The waterbodies within them are …

Historic Enfield House Gets Preservation Help

Friday, July 18, 2014

Enfield — The nonprofit group that owns a building dating to the early 19th century in Enfield Village has been boosted in its efforts to restore the historic home, known as the Greeley House. The Enfield Village Association …

R. Donald Gamache

Friday, July 18, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — The stars shone less brightly over Enfield on Friday, July 11, 2014, when retired international business development executive and author, R. Donald Gamache left this earth to be reunited with his daughters Mariette Smith Gamache (1981) and Lisette Gamache Becker (2002). He was also predeceased …

Forum, July 19: What is Offensive?; Norwich Priorities; Co-op Principles

Thursday, July 17, 2014

‘Valley News’ and The Party Line To the Editor: How dare the Valley News, the official newspaper of the Upper Valley Democratic Party, print political cartoons or letters to the editor that are offensive to its base of left-wing readers. You must apologize immediately for printing cartoons or …

Richard Donald Gamache

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — Richard Donald Gamache, 78, passed away Friday, July 11, 2014. Arrangements are pending at the Ricker Funeral Home & Crematory of Lebanon, N.H. An obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Francis R. White

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

New London, N.H. — Francis R. White, 91 of New London and Enfield N.H., died peacefully at the New London Hospital on Friday, July 11, 2014, after a short illness. Francis was born in Lebanon, N.H. on Sept. 6, 1924, the son of Raymond (Doc) White and Florence …

Commissioner Seats Contested

Monday, July 14, 2014

Lebanon — Republicans are mounting a challenge against all three Democratic incumbents holding office as Grafton County commissioners. And former Register of Deeds Bill Sharp, now a Republican, is running against Democratic incumbent Kelley Monahan, who defeated him …

Wedding: Kimball — Watson

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Enfield — Rebecca Lynn Kimball and Joshua David Watson were married on May 24, 2014, in Danbury, N.H. The bride is the daughter of Millie and John Phaneuf, of Bradford, Vt., and William Kimball Jr., of Somerset, N.J. …