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Forum, Aug. 27: Be Wary of TV Campaign Ads; Police Power; Good Candidates

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Be Wary of TV Campaign Ads To the Editor: As we enter into the midterm election cycle, I shudder to imagine what voters will learn from political candidates seeking success. How does one decide whom to vote for? Citizens’ political views can be influenced by many sources. My concern is that, in politics, TV ads are a major source. To cite some numbers and comments from the field of political …

Sandra M. (Wheeler) Reardon

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Berlin, N.H. — Sandra M. (Wheeler) Reardon, 62, of Berlin, NH passed away on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at the Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, N.H. She was born in Hanover, N.H., on Oct. 5, 1951, the daughter of the late Wilfred and Evelyn (Atchison) Wheeler and was raised in Enfield, N.H., graduating from Mascoma Valley Regional High School. She moved to Berlin …

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 …

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 …

R. Donald Gamache

Friday, July 18, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — The stars shone less brightly over Enfield on Friday, July 11, 2014, when retired international business development executive and author, R. Donald Gamache left this earth to be reunited with his daughters Mariette Smith Gamache (1981) and Lisette Gamache Becker (2002). He was also predeceased …

Forum, July 19: What is Offensive?; Norwich Priorities; Co-op Principles

Thursday, July 17, 2014

‘Valley News’ and The Party Line To the Editor: How dare the Valley News, the official newspaper of the Upper Valley Democratic Party, print political cartoons or letters to the editor that are offensive to its base of left-wing readers. You must apologize immediately for printing cartoons or …

Richard Donald Gamache

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — Richard Donald Gamache, 78, passed away Friday, July 11, 2014. Arrangements are pending at the Ricker Funeral Home & Crematory of Lebanon, N.H. An obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Francis R. White

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

New London, N.H. — Francis R. White, 91 of New London and Enfield N.H., died peacefully at the New London Hospital on Friday, July 11, 2014, after a short illness. Francis was born in Lebanon, N.H. on Sept. 6, 1924, the son of Raymond (Doc) White and Florence …

Commissioner Seats Contested

Monday, July 14, 2014

Lebanon — Republicans are mounting a challenge against all three Democratic incumbents holding office as Grafton County commissioners. And former Register of Deeds Bill Sharp, now a Republican, is running against Democratic incumbent Kelley Monahan, who defeated him …

Wedding: Kimball — Watson

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Enfield — Rebecca Lynn Kimball and Joshua David Watson were married on May 24, 2014, in Danbury, N.H. The bride is the daughter of Millie and John Phaneuf, of Bradford, Vt., and William Kimball Jr., of Somerset, N.J. …

Nancy L. Blain

Friday, July 11, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — Nancy L. Blain, 81, passed away quietly Sunday, July 6, 2014, in the comfort of her home. Nancy was born in Colebrook, N.H. to the late William Patrick & Avis Fayone (Prince) O’Mare. Nancy graduated from Colebrook Academy, Valedictorian. She began working as the Colebrook …

Forum, July 8: The Co-op, Common Sense, and Principles

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

The Co-op and Common Sense To the Editor: As a Co-op member, I assumed that there was no need for me to get involved in the direction and management. For the past few years I noticed a decline in employee morale plus the Co-op shifting into more commercialized, …