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Enfield to Alter Sewer Rates

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Lebanon’s City Council unanimously approved an increase in sewer rates, effective Jan. 1, at a meeting earlier this month, driving up costs for city residents, businesses and others who send their wastewater to the city’s treatment plant in West Lebanon, a move that has had a ripple effect on neighboring communities, including Enfield. “We wish we didn’t have to, but we have to,” said City Councilor Nicole Cormen, reached by …

Enfield Collects for Fire Victims

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Enfield — Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of a three-alarm fire that destroyed the home of a member of the town’s ambulance squad on Monday. Enfield Fire Chief David Crate said the fire likely started in the living room or on the front porch of the two-story log home owned …

Ann Marie Carriere

Friday, December 12, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — Amidst the serenity of a New England snow fall, Ann Marie Carriere, age 64, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, after a sudden, yet brave fight against lung cancer. Ann Marie was born on Nov. 29, 1950, and grew up in East Berlin, Conn. Ann Marie moved to Cromwell, Conn., in 1975, marrying …

Donald “Don” Patten

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — Donald “Don” Patten, 87, passed away Friday, Nov. 7, 2014. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Home of Lebanon. An obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Grafton County Commissioners Retain Seats

Friday, November 7, 2014

North Haverhill — Democrats have retained control of both the Grafton County legislative delegation and the county commission. All three county commissioners won re-election, according to election returns posted Thursday on the Secretary of State’s website. Hanover Democrat …

Democrats Appear to Hold on to Canaan, Enfield House Seats

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Grafton/Mascoma New Hampshire House Democrats from Canaan and Enfield appeared likely to hold their seats versus Republican challengers on Tuesday, but a Democratic incumbent from Grafton was ousted by a selectman there. In Grafton 10, state Rep. Wendy Piper, D-Enfield, handily won her second term against first-time candidate …

This Way to the Polls

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

One-year-old Greyson Kennison, of Claremont, reaches his hand into the next booth as his mother, Shannon Carney, votes at Disnard Elementary School in Claremont; Campaigners hold signs to encourage people to vote for the candidates they support outside …

Karii Cloud

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — Karii Cloud (Zachary Boykins), 25, passed away Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014. Karii was born May 1, 1989 in Reading, Pa., to McCrae Boykins Sr. and Julie Cloud Hermann. She graduated from Mascoma Valley High School, Class of 2007 and Johnson State College in 2011 with …

Mascoma District Supporters Seek Logo Designs

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Enfield — A nonprofit that promotes educational advancements in Mascoma Valley Regional School District is accepting entries for a logo contest. Mascoma students, local artists and other community members are invited to design a “creative, professional” logo and brand for Friends of Mascoma Foundation. Designs should be recognizable …

Edward Marshal Westcott

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Lynchburg, Va. — Edward Marshal Westcott, 83, of Lynchburg, Va, formerly of Enfield, N.H., passed away on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at his residence surrounded by his family. He was the loving and devoted husband of Yvonne Blain Westcott for 50 years. Born in Walpole, N.H., he was …

Royals Cashe in Behind Running Back’s Big Night

Friday, October 31, 2014

Langdon, n.h. — Andrew Cashe did not drive the Mascoma team bus to Fall Mountain Friday night — but he did everything else. The senior running back had a game of a lifetime as scored six touchdowns and rushed for 364 yards, and the Royals needed every one …

Stephen Richard Seiler

Friday, October 31, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — Stephen Richard Seiler, born Aug. 7, 1952, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Known and respected for his mechanical talents, Steve repaired mowers and other small engines for years for friends and neighbors. He loved the simple life, his …

Brushing It Off

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Wayne Stone, of Enfield, wipes the dust from his eyes Tuesday after sanding the trim around the entrance to the house where he rents an apartment. Stone hopes to finish painting the entryway for his landlord before winter …