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Michael Whelton

N.H. Man Charged With Child Porn

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Lebanon — A former day care center director has been charged with four felony counts of possessing child pornography. Michael Whelton, 53, of Enfield, told police the illicit images were sent to him through an online messenger account and he in turn shared them with others, all while using a laptop computer connected to his position at the Children’s Center of the Upper Valley , according to court documents. Lebanon Police Lt. Stephen Louis said parents with children attending the day care center, located on Mechanic Street near Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital, have little reason to fear that their children were victimized. “At this …

Local Roundup: Oxbow No Pushover, but Wasps Prevail

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — The Woodstock Union High football team didn’t find out until Friday it would be down a running back Saturday against Oxbow due to illness. Luckily for the Wasps, they had plenty of others to supply firepower. Three Woodstock running backs combined for five touchdowns as the three-time defending Vermont Division …

Sarah Ann Monette

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Enfield, n.h. — Sarah Ann Monette, 57, of Enfield, died on Tuesday morning, Sept. 16, 2014, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon. She was born in Claremont, N.H., on Oct. 27, 1956, the daughter of Ernest G. and Evelyn Rachel (Gilchrist) Keneson. Sarah attended North Charlestown Primary and was a graduate of Fall Mountain High School. She was the office manager for the …

Lloyd Tucker

Friday, August 15, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — Committal services for Lloyd Tucker, 86, who passed away on Jan. 17, 2013, will be held at Riverside Cemetery, Rte 4 in Woodstock, Vt. on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at 11 a.m. Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock is assisting the family with these arrangements. Following …

Henry C. Cross

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — Henry C. Cross, 79, passed away in the comfort of his home on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014. Arrangements are pending at the Ricker Funeral Home. An obituary will be published at a later date. …

Enfield Dog Park Gets Money it Needs

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Enfield — Animal lovers hoping to build a dog park along Route 4A have won enough nonprofit and corporate financial backing to make their canine haven a reality. The Mascoma Valley Dog Park Supporters received a $25,000 corporate …

Forum, Aug. 7: Unchristian Act by a Church; Beware of Single-Payer Critics; The Real Oppressor in Gaza and Israel

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Unchristian Act by a Church To the Editor: At the Dorchester Selectboard meeting of July 17, the trustees of the Dorchester Community Church, Grace Fraser, Patricia Franz and Michelle Fistek, presented arguments opposing the actions of the Selectboard, which holds the opinion that while there is a historic …

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 …