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Christine Gillis, a licensed nursing assistant at Lebanon Center Genesis, right, reacts to the news that the Rev. William Kaliyadan middle, will transfer in January, 2015 away from Sacred Heart Parish in Lebanon, where he has been pastor for ten years. Kaliyadan was visiting parishioner Margaret Truman, left, the grandmother of Gillis, at the health care center. 
(Valley News - James M. Patterson)

Lebanon Losing Its Priest

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Lebanon — The Rev. William Kaliyadan, the Indian-born priest who has led Sacred Heart Parish for 11 years while reaching out to the broader Lebanon community, is being transferred to a larger parish on Cape Cod. When he leaves in January, he’ll especially miss how active and participatory worshippers have been during his tenure. After the Roman Catholic Diocese of …

Jane L. Randall

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Dover, N.H. — Jane L. Randall, 79, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, the daughter of the late Roland and Isabella (Poire) Plummer. Jane grew up in Enfield, N.H. and attended Enfield High School. In November of 1952 she married Bernard E. Evans. They eventually settled in Enfield, Conn. and raised their two children there. Jane worked for the Conn. State Employees Credit …

Shirley M. Kibbe

Friday, August 22, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — Shirley M. Kibbe, 84, passed from her Earthly life Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in the Cardiac Care Unit at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. She was born May 20, 1930, in Brockton, Mass., the daughter of Frank and Alvis (Hannigan) Ippolito. She grew up and graduated High School in Whitman, Mass. She attended the Leland-Powers School for Radio and Television Broadcasting in …

Ed Kehoe, ‘An Amazing Coach,’ Dies

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Longtime Upper Valley basketball coach Ed Kehoe, recently honored with inclusion into the NHIAA coaches Hall of Fame, died at home with his family early Wednesday morning after a year-long bout with cancer. Kehoe was 50. Known around …

Reverend Fernand Cassista, M.S.

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Attleboro, Mass. — Reverend Fernand Cassista, M.S. of the Missionaries of Our Lady of La Salette died Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Sturdy Memorial Hospital, Attleboro. He was born in Nashua, N.H. on March 25, 1938, the son of the late Amedee Cassista and Marcelle (Charest) Cassista. Rev. …

Forum, Aug. 1: Columnist Fatigue; Co-op Principles; Shop Locally, but Be Earth-Friendly

Friday, August 1, 2014

A Case of Columnist Fatigue To the Editor: Experiencing Co-op fatigue? No, I’m experiencing a severe case of Kenyon fatigue. In his latest screed (“Bunker Mentality,” July 27), he dismisses the letters and testimony of employees who claim to be happy with their jobs and well-treated as being …

John D. Fitzgerald, Jr.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — John D. Fitzgerald, Jr., 55, died Saturday, July, 26, 2014. He was born in Lebanon on April 30, 1959 to David & Phyllis Tilden Fitzgerald. John grew up in Norwich, Vt. and graduated from Hanover High School class of 1977, he then attended the College …

Old Home Days, Take Two: Rain Fails to Dampen Community Spirit in Enfield

Monday, July 28, 2014

Enfield — A thunderstorm did not prevent residents from coming together to celebrate the last day of Old Home Days weekend on Sunday. “It’s a great way to bring the community together to celebrate ,” said Kirstin Harrington, …

Schools Weigh Cellphone Search Ruling

Sunday, July 27, 2014

West Lebanon — When David Baker was an assistant principal at Hartford High School about four years ago, he came upon a cellphone that had been left in the school’s auditorium. An announcement was made over the intercom looking for the owner of the phone, but no one …

Rebecca Alley

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — Rebecca Alley, 78, passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at her residence in Enfield. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, July 25, 2014, at the Meriden Congregational Church. …

Rebecca (Ellis) Alley

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — Rebecca (Ellis) Alley, 78, passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in Enfield. Rebecca was born in Castle Hill, Maine, May 17, 1936, the daughter of the late Alonzo and Leola (Richardson) Ellis. Her employment as secretary included Cardigan Mt. School, Keene Medical Products for …

Mascoma River Watershed

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Sort of like air, watersheds are both ubiquitous and easy to overlook. Yet, they shape nearly every aspect of life within their boundaries — recreation and tourism, flora and fauna, development and industry. The waterbodies within them are …

Historic Enfield House Gets Preservation Help

Friday, July 18, 2014

Enfield — The nonprofit group that owns a building dating to the early 19th century in Enfield Village has been boosted in its efforts to restore the historic home, known as the Greeley House. The Enfield Village Association …