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Charles W. Hummer, Jr.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Charles “Chuck” Hummer Jr. of Enfield, N.H. passed away at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center after an incredibly long battle with ALS. He was preceded in death by his son, Charles W. Hummer III, and is survived by the love of his life, Sandra Hummer; his son, Steve; and grandchildren, Zach and Erica. Despite an inevitable outcome, Chuck accepted his fate and woke up every morning grateful for that …

Lack of Zoning Rules Spurs Solar Plan’s Move to Canaan

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Enfield — A solar advocate is bringing his plans for a roughly 11/2-acre array to downtown Canaan after neighbors and officials in Enfield raised concerns about a residential Main Street parcel he was eyeing for the project. The developer, Enfield resident Philip Vermeer, said he hopes that the 372 panels on leased land …

Birth Announcements: June 21, 2015

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital COLE — A son, Shamus Christopher Cole, born on June 5, 2015, to Brittney Ann and Christopher Mark Cole, of Canaan. Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center BROWN — A daughter, Sophia Leigh Rose Brown, born on June 3, 2015, to Jessica Leigh Robb and Jeffrey Michael Brown, of Enfield. LASHUA — A son, Levi Alan Lashua, born on June 7, …

Suzanne Laliberte

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Coppell, Texas — Suzie Laliberte’s ashes will be interred in the Laliberte burial plot in the Lakeview Cemetery in Enfield, N.H., on May 15, 2015. The interment will be private. Suzie died on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at the age of 75 shortly after she had moved from …

Local Roundup: Raptors Rule the Fairway

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Quechee — With the high school golf season winding toward the postseason, Mid Vermont Christian School co-coach Gary Ott can breathe easier. He now has a team. Hosting three schools on the Quechee Club’s Highland course front nine, …

Hartford Baseball Improves to 7-0

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

White River Junction — Playing on a freshly remade infield, the Hartford High baseball team laid out visiting U-32 on Monday, 8-2. The victory pushed the Hurricanes’ record to 7-0, with upcoming road games at Windsor today, at …

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 …