Enfield

Dorothy Amore

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Enfield, N.H. — Dorothy Amore, 90, of Enfield formerly of Connecticut, passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2015, in her home. She was predeceased by her loving husband Andrew Amore of 68 years. She was born on Feb 8, 1925 in New Haven, Conn., the daughter of the late Orlonzo and Mabel Caswell. She is survived by her five daughters: Doreen Amore, Francesca (Wayne) Piekarski, with whom she resided, Andrea (Bill) Kusmit, Christine Wiehler, and April Amore. Also survived by seven grandchildren: Paul and Reginald DuBois, Dana Pirovane, William Andrew and Jaclyn Kusmit, Alisandra and Ian Cochrane; and one great-granddaughter, Keira Pirovane; and by her beloved dog, Cagney. Dorothy loved yard sales, old movies, crime dramas, …

A Spark of Brilliance: Groups Team Up for Rail Trail Hike

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Andover, n.h. — Spark! Community Center co-founder Lisa Green prefers flat, easy trails when she goes hiking while her autistic and epileptic son, 23-year-old Patrick, favors more vigorous climbs. It’s mom who’s getting the desired terrain for the first initiative of the Spark/Zack’s Place Outing Club. In a unique collaboration between nonprofit enrichment …

Marguerite (Evans) Wheeler

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Enfield, N.H. — Family and friends of Marguerite (Evans) Wheeler are invited to a memorial calling hour at the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon on Saturday, May 30, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. A memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Enfield, N.H. The Rev. Peter Parent will …

A Powerful Drama at Shaker Bridge

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Shaker Bridge Theatre’s production of Jon Robin Baitz’ play Other Desert Cities is riveting, funny and heartbreaking, and the actors give an all-around powerful performance. From top to bottom, the five cast members are comfortable and believable in their roles as members of the dysfunctional Wyeth family, who …

Pipe Break Temporarily Slows Rt. 4 Traffic

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Lebanon — Traffic was delayed near the Route 4 bridge, which is under construction, after an excavator inadvertently hit a nearby sewer line on Thursday morning. Despite the 10-minute delay for morning commuters, officials say the incident was relatively insignificant and will not affect the timeline for the …

Savor the Flavors

Friday, May 1, 2015

Falling on the first gorgeous spring day after a winter that wouldn’t quit, Flavors of the Valley was “definitely competing” with the weather, said coordinator Emily Gardner. Nonetheless, the annual tasting expo for local food drew about 900 …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Lacrosse Nixes John Stark

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Hanover — To turn fortunes around following its first loss of the season, the Hanover High girls lacrosse team knew it would need to cut down on turnovers. The Marauders did just that against John Stark on Monday, …

Humane Society Has New Leader

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Enfield — After years of working to improve the plight of animals of all kinds in her native Kuwait, Ayeshah Al-Humaidhi was ready for a change. “I was pretty tired,” she said. “You do get jaded, unfortunately.” Just …

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 …