Enfield

Counties Ranked on Wellness

Saturday, March 28, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley public health officials say an annual ranking of the health status of each county in the United States will help guide them as they create action plans to address the challenges area communities face. The 2015 County Health Rankings released Wednesday by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is one of several reports utilized by public health officials to evaluate existing health systems and plot steps for the future. “I think these are good because they tell us where we need to work,” said Dr. Robert Greene, chief population health management officer at …

Stephen Bruce LaJoie

Friday, March 27, 2015

Dallas, Texas — Stephen Bruce LaJoie, 64, passed away on Friday, March 13, 2015. He leaves to grieve his daughter, Staci LaJoie of Hurst, Texas and son, Zak LaJoie of Mesquite, Texas. He also leaves behind two precious granddaughters, Psacha LaJoie and Kennedy LaJoie. Also surviving is Steve’s brother, Wayne LaJoie of Enfield, N.H. and sister, Wendy LaJoie of Lebanon, N.H. His father, …

N.H. House Passes Bill Prompted by Enfield 4-Year-Old’s Death

Friday, March 27, 2015

Enfield — Legislation named for the 4-year-old Enfield girl who died at an unlicensed day care one year ago is on its way to the New Hampshire Senate following unanimous approval in the House this week. The bill that passed the House, named “Willa’s Law” for Willa Shine Clark, would make negligence by licensed and license-exempt providers the leads to a child’s “permanent …

News Briefs

Monday, March 2, 2015

Vermont Fish and Wildlife Offers Shooting Range Grants Montpelier — The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is offering grants to groups that manage shooting ranges. The goal of the grant program is to create more access to safe places to shoot. Shooting clubs, sportsmen’s groups and government …

Joseph H. Sears, Jr.

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Enfield, N.H. — Joseph H. Sears, Jr., 70, died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Family and friends are invited to calling hours at the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon on Friday, March 6, 2015, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. A funeral will be held at the funeral home …

Joseph Michael Conlon

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Enfield, N.H. — Joseph Michael Conlon, 46, of Enfield, passed away late Wednesday evening, Feb. 25, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon. He was born in New Haven, Conn. on Aug. 22, 1968, a son of Joseph T. and Judith (Marchitto) Conlon and resided in West …

Enfield Warrant ‘Not Too Eventful’

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Voting for Enfield’s town officers and the Mascoma Valley Regional School District budget will take place on Tuesday, March 10, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Whitney Hall. Residents may vote on the remaining articles on the …

Enfield Woman Named Kendal HR Generalist

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Hanover — Micky Lambert, of Enfield, has been named human resources generalist at Kendal at Hanover. In the role, Lambert is responsible for daily human resource administration and operations, the retirement community said in a recent news release. …

Mascoma Valley Regional School District Contract on Warrants

Friday, February 20, 2015

Mascoma Valley Regional School District’s voting by Australian ballot will take place on Tuesday, March 10, at the following locations and times: Canaan Fire Station, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Dorchester Town Hall, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; …

With ‘Venus in Fur,’ Shaker Bridge Plumbs Desire and Power

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Venus in Fur , the tantalizing, entertaining play-within-a-play by David Ives now at Shaker Bridge Theater in Enfield, is one sure way to shake off the winter blues. To say it’s a play about sex, power and domination makes it sound more heavy-going than it is. It begins …

Lebanon Boys Get a Big Scare From an Ancient Rival

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Lebanon — Time was, a couple of bucks and a shoehorn would net a seat in a jam-packed Lebanon High School gym on the rare occasions when the Raiders and neighboring Mascoma met on the basketball floor. Back then — as in the late 1980s — the Royals …

Bettina Bacon Adams

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Enfield, N.H. — Bettina Bacon Adams formerly of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., and Enfield, passed away peacefully at Woodlawn Care Center in Newport, N.H. at the age of 88 on Saturday, Feb 7, 2015. She was predeceased by her husband, Donald Lewis Adams Aug. 24, 1978, two nephews, …

Golda D. Collins

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Seabrook, N.H. — Golda D. Collins, 82, of Seabrook, and a former longtime resident of Enfield, N.H. passed away peacefully on Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, at the Exeter Hospital. Her devoted and loving family was at her bedside. Golda was born April 10, 1932, in Lebanon, a daughter …