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Judge Appoints Two Members to Vacant Orange Selectboard

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

N. Haverhill — The 327 residents of Orange have a functioning government after a judge on Tuesday approved the appointment of two residents to the Selectboard, which had been left vacant this spring after all three members quit. Bob Ells, who resigned in May citing “continuous hostility” on the board, was approved to be reappointed alongside Lyell “Skip” Smith, who served in the 1980s. Both will serve until Town Meeting …

Gerard “Frenchie” Nadeau

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Meriden, N.H. — Gerard “Frenchie” Nadeau, 76, died Saturday, July 4, 2015. He was born to the late Adaloid & Sara (LaPlante) Nadeau on Oct. 22, 1938. He grew up in Franklin where he attended grammar school and later moved to Enfield. He married Janice Withington and they moved to Hartland and then later to Quechee. Gerard remarried Therese Lozeau on May 1, …

Charles W. Hummer, Jr.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Charles “Chuck” Hummer Jr. of Enfield, N.H. passed away at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center after an incredibly long battle with ALS. He was preceded in death by his son, Charles W. Hummer III, and is survived by the love of his life, Sandra Hummer; his son, Steve; and grandchildren, Zach and Erica. Despite an inevitable outcome, Chuck accepted his fate and …

Lack of Zoning Rules Spurs Solar Plan’s Move to Canaan

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Enfield — A solar advocate is bringing his plans for a roughly 11/2-acre array to downtown Canaan after neighbors and officials in Enfield raised concerns about a residential Main Street parcel he was eyeing for the project. The …

Birth Announcements: June 21, 2015

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital COLE — A son, Shamus Christopher Cole, born on June 5, 2015, to Brittney Ann and Christopher Mark Cole, of Canaan. Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center BROWN — A daughter, Sophia Leigh Rose Brown, born on June 3, 2015, to Jessica Leigh Robb and Jeffrey …

High School Notes: Hanover’s ‘Baseball Guy’ Takes a Break

Friday, June 19, 2015

Hanover — Mike Jackson has plans to see Wrigley Field for the first time this summer. It was bound to happen; after all, how can any self-professed “baseball guy” carry the weight of the title without having visited …

Heating Aid Agency Tri-Cap to Close Offices in Lebanon, Woodsville

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Lebanon — Tri-County Community Action Program, the social service agency that provides heating-fuel assistance and other critical funding for needy North County residents, is closing five of its eight walk-in offices, including Lebanon and Woodsville, officials said Wednesday. …

Mascoma Seniors Thank Supporters

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Canaan — Making their way through kindergarten and 12 more years of classes, the going wasn’t always smooth. Especially in middle school. “Most of us got a little risky and a little off our path,” Michaela Selinga, president …

Deborah P. Argent-Webber

Friday, June 12, 2015

Shrewsbury, Vt. — Deborah (Debbie) Pearl Argent-Webber, 53, of Shrewsbury passed away Sunday, May 31, 2015, surrounded by her loving family, following a courageous battle with colon cancer. She was born on Sept. 26, 1961, in Bangor, Maine, the daughter of Parker and Jennie (Veinote) Argent Jr. Debbie …

Joseph H. Sears

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Enfield, N.H. — Family and friends of Joseph H. Sears are invited to attend the committal prayers of Mr. Sears on Tuesday, June 16, 2015, at 3 p.m. at the Wells Cemetery in Canaan, N.H. Mr. Sears died Feb. 26, 2015 at the age 70. Arrangements are by …

‘A Story to Tell’: Ex-Addict From Hartford Graduates From CCV a Changed Man

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Northfield, Vt. — On his first day of class, drug addict Wayne Miller, 27, of White River Junction, had a plan to scam Community College of Vermont for the value of his tuition check. On his last day …

Excavating the Shakers

Friday, June 5, 2015

Forgive Michael O’Connor if you don’t find him in the curator’s office at the Enfield Shaker Museum over the next couple of weeks. Better to look in one of the rectangular pits that faculty and student archaeologists from …

A New King Of the Hill: Riess in Charge at Whaleback

Monday, June 1, 2015

Enfield — The Upper Valley Snow Sports Foundation has introduced Gerd Riess as its newest mountain manager, and that’s only part of the reason Whaleback Mountain’s nonprofit ownership group is excited for the next ski season. The organization …