Enfield

Elizabeth (Betty) Nelson Lundberg

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Ocala, Fla. — Elizabeth (Betty) Nelson Lundberg passed away on Sunday, May 10, 2015, in Ocala. She was born on June 20, 1918, in Concord, Mass. to Herman and Elizabeth Hansen. She is survived by two sisters, Lillian Vaccarello and Thelma Soberg of Concord, Mass. She is also survived by her children, Anne Gajtka of Weirton, W.Va., Susan Hunt (Ken) of Maynard, Mass., and David Nelson (Dianne) of Enfield, N.H. She was predeceased by her husband, William Lundberg who passed away in 2013 and her son-in-law, Joseph Gajtka, sisters, Edith Christainsen, Margaret Larsen and her brother, Frank Hansen. Elizabeth leaves many very special grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews living in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, North …

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, …

Engagement: Doran — Pena

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Enfield — Jennifer R. Doran and George A. Pena have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Bonnie Cantlin Doran and Joseph I. Doran, of Enfield. She graduated from Lebanon High School in 1994 and earned a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from Haverford College in Haverford, Pa., in 1998. She earned …

Eileen M. Kirk

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Enfield, N.H. — Eileen M. Kirk, 80, entered eternal life on Thursday, April 16, 2015, at home with two of her daughters by her side. Only six weeks after losing Gene, her husband of 56 years, they are now together at peace in the warmth of God’s love. …

Raymond F. Unger

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Concord, N.H. — Raymond F. Unger, 88, longtime resident of E. Side Drive in Concord, passed away at the Birches on Sunday, April 19, 2015, after a period of declining health. “Ray” was born in Astoria, N.Y. to Emil and Adeline (Evans) Unger. He was very proud of …

Enfield, Newport on Women’s Heritage Trail

Sunday, April 19, 2015

The first round of inductees to the incipient New Hampshire Women’s Heritage Trail includes 25 women and three historic sites, among them a Newport native and a former religious community in Enfield. Markers have not yet been made …

Enfield’s La Salette Shrine to Stay Open After Fears of Closing

Friday, April 17, 2015

Enfield — A decision-making body in the La Salette religious order has moved to keep the Enfield shrine open and maintained by La Salette missionaries, meaning that no land or buildings will be sold. The vote made by …

Robert L. Brown

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Enfield, N.H. — Robert (Bob) L. Brown of Enfield passed away on Friday, April 10, 2015, surrounded by his family. He was born in 1938 in Chelmsford, Mass., son of Amasa and Marguerite (Hannaford) Brown. Bob graduated from Chelmsford High School in 1956 and served in the United …

Everett B. Poitras

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Berlin, N.H. — Everett B. Poitras, 83, of Enfield Center and Berlin passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2015, after a brief illness. He was born on Aug. 6, 1931, in Rumney, N.H. and was a graduate of Plymouth High School. Everett was a veteran of the U.S. Air …

Enjoy the Sunshine

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

John Dunn gets a visit on the porch of his Enfield home from his neighbor Wayne Stone’s dog Jack while enjoying the spring weather with his wife Marian, left, and brother-in-law William Robertson, of Lebanon, on Monday. Jack …

Theater Review: Sharp Writing and Acting in Shaker Bridge Production of ‘How the World Began’

Thursday, April 2, 2015

A t first read, the premise of the engrossing play How the World Began by Catherine Trieschmann, which runs through April 12 at Shaker Bridge Theatre in Enfield, sounds too neat, too pat. Susan Pierce, a teacher from New York, starts a job teaching biology in a Kansas …

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 …

Stamping Out the Snow

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

After days of chipping away at a 5-foot snowbank, Fred Paradis, of Enfield, walks away from what is left. Paradis calls himself a “snow farmer,” taking shovelfuls of snow and ice and throwing it on his driveway to …