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Volunteer Group to Take Over, Expand Enfield Food Pantry

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Enfield — An all-volunteer organization soon will be running three food pantries for families and children in the Mascoma Valley. The Friends of Mascoma Foundation plans to take over operation of the Enfield Food Pantry, which is based at town hall, and open new locations in downtown Canaan and within the Mascoma Valley Regional School District on Feb. 15. The organization also is partnering with local first responders so they …

$84,000 in Grants Awarded For Education

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Concord — Several schools and learning programs in the Upper Valley have been awarded grant funding to support ecology education programs, the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation said in a recent news release. About $84,000 from the Wellborn Ecology Fund — established through a bequest by former Hanover resident Marguerite Wellborn — will be divvied up between 12 recipients. “We are working closely with …

Local Roundup: Locals Split CVC Cross Country Ski Titles

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Strafford — The Lebanon High boys and Hanover High girls came home with Connecticut Valley Conference cross country skiing championships on Tuesday without the benefit of celebrating an individual victory. Instead, the Raiders and Marauders did a good job of packing their best skiers high up on the finish list to record their …

At the Hospitals: Jan. 24, 2016

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice Is Business of the Year New London — Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice has been named 2016 business of the year by the Lake Sunapee Region Chamber of Commerce. “I am …

Ann Dalton Murray

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Salt Lake City, Utah — Ann Dalton Murray passed away on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. She was born to Walter F. Dalton and Mary Alice (Conlin) Dalton on April 6, 1927, in Monson, Mass. Ann grew up in New England graduating from Lebanon …

Theater Review: Shaker Bridge Produces a Clever Comic Romance

Saturday, January 23, 2016

In Laura Eason’s smart, funny, two-person play Sex with Strangers , currently at Shaker Bridge Theatre in Enfield, Ethan Strange, a loquacious, hyper-confident, mid-20s blogger who seems defined more by his media “platform” than actual talent , meets Olivia, an insecure, prickly and obscure but gifted writer on …

‘I Want to Be Out There’: Mascoma Senior Tries to Stay Upbeat After Injury

Thursday, January 21, 2016

West Canaan — Alaina Pringle wears a protective sleeve on her right arm during girls basketball practice at Mascoma High. But the pain still lingers. Pringle, a senior captain for the Royals, missed three games during a holiday …

Enfield Library Seeks to Expand

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Enfield — Library trustees say building a new library could add 31 cents per $1,000 of assessed value to the town tax rate, but the investment would give Enfield Public Library much needed space and expanded computer offerings. …

Enfield Day Care Operator Sentenced

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

North Haverhill — A former Enfield day care owner has been sentenced to four months in jail for a misdemeanor conviction stemming from a March 2014 incident in which a 4-year-old girl died in her care. Grafton Superior …

Kuster Discusses the Impact Of Opioids on City, Region

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Lebanon — A handful of city officials, social service agency executives and the head of the Lebanon Area Chamber of Commerce reported Tuesday to U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster on the impact of the opioid epidemic on the New …

Father Joseph N. Ross, M.S.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Enfield, N.H. — Father Joseph N. Ross, M.S., 87, a Missionary of Our Lady of La Salette, of the La Salette Shrine and Center in Enfield died Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at St. Mary Home in West Hartford, Conn. He was born June 25, 1928 in Warren, R.I., …

Man Rescued Hours After Enfield Crash

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Enfield — A 49-year-old Springfield, N.H., man was in stable condition Saturday after police tracked him for more than a mile and found him in the woods, unconscious and hypothermic, about 10 hours after his vehicle had rolled over on Interstate 89, authorities said. James Borneman was driving …

N.H. Day Care Law Advances

Friday, January 15, 2016

Concord — The state Senate unanimously passed legislation on Thursday morning aimed at tightening regulations on unlicensed day care providers in the wake of the 2014 death of a 4-year-old Enfield girl. Named “Willa’s Law,” the bill would …