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Thomas E. Willette, Jr.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — Thomas E. Willette, Jr., 74, of Enfield, died Sunday, April 13 2014, in a local hospital after a short illness. He was born in Portland, Maine the son of Thomas E. and Ruby Rogers Willette. He attended Portland schools and served in the United States Air Force from 1956 to 1958. He was also a long time member of the White River Junction American Legion Post 26. He worked at Alice Peck Hospital until he retired. He was predeceased by one granddaughter, Adriene Willette; and his three sisters, Lois Kuch Parmenter, Carole Cobb and Diane Parmenter. From his marriage to Barbara Perham he leaves behind his three children, Daune Marie Brzoska and …

Mascoma Board Defies Critics With Construction Committee

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Canaan — Tempers flared at Tuesday night’s Mascoma Regional School District School Board meeting after the board rejected a motion, 4-2, to establish a five-member building committee to oversee the high school renovation project. The motion was made by Kimberly Depelteau-Tracey, of Canaan, a vocal opponent of the $21.5 million bond that voters approved in March, and seconded by Wayne Morrison, also of …

Flush Twice

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Bruce Prior of the Enfield Water Department flushes a hydrant on Main Street in Enfield on Tuesday. Each of the town’s roughly 75 hydrants gets flushed twice a year, a process that can take up to two weeks.Valley News — James M. Patterson …

Charles Leo Deveney

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Belfast, Maine — Charles Leo Deveney, 73, of Belfast passed away Saturday, March 22, 2014, in Togus. He was born April 3, 1940 in Lebanon, N.H. a son of the late Albert and Katherine (Brooks) Deveney. Charles served in the US Air Force in Tacoma, Wash. with the …

Grace Mary (Kitson) Aldrich

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — Grace Mary (Kitson) Aldrich, 93, passed away at her home Friday, March 14, 2014. She was born on Aug. 14, 1920, in Lawrence, Mass. to the late Albert & Grace E. (Mason) Kitson. Grace grew up in Lawrence. She met and later married Raymond B. …

It’s Good to Be the King: Raider Is Tops in D-II Girls Hoop

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Lebanon — Having one New Hampshire girls basketball player of the year is nice, but Lebanon High is starting to make a habit out of it. For the second straight winter, a Raider drew enough notice from the …

Letter: Not a Walk in the Park

Thursday, March 20, 2014

To the Editor: I was happy to see the article “When Dog Park Play Gets Too Intense” (March 9). As a certified dog trainer, I embrace the idea of dogs playing together appropriately. However, I believe too many people think their dogs enjoy playing with other dogs and …

Two Injured in Enfield Snowmobile Crash

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Enfield — Two people were injured Tuesday night when a snowmobiler swerved to avoid a pedestrian and crashed into a tree on the Northern Rail Trail in Enfield, state Fish and Game officials said on Wednesday. Lynn Little, of Enfield, was listed in satisfactory condition at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical …

Letter: New Era at Mascoma Schools

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

To the Editor: I would like to express my sincere gratitude to the voters of the Mascoma School District. Their support at the polls March 11 for the renovation of Mascoma High School is truly appreciated. This vote does more than just address the physical needs of an …

Mildred J. Hayes

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — Mildred J. Hayes, 86, born June 20, 1927, died of Cancer, peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, March 15, 2014. She lived in Enfield all her life and taught at Hanover Richmond School for 30 plus years until her retirement. She was fondly known …

Thaws Chill Winter Business

Monday, March 17, 2014

West Lebanon — Although this winter seems to have been unusually frigid and snowy, for those who depend on cold weather to make a living, the season has been pretty much on par with the previous unusually warm …

Enfield Voters Back Dog Park Plan

Monday, March 17, 2014

Enfield — All spending articles easily passed at Town Meeting on Saturday, and residents participated in a lively discussion in support of a proposed dog park. Voters unanimously approved nearly $5.5 million in overall municipal spending, including water …

Looking for New Lanes: Bowlers Striking Out After Hartford Alley Sold

Monday, March 17, 2014

Claremont — Tracy Ferris nibbled at a slice of cake topped with chocolate ice cream in the arcade at Maple Lanes on Sunday. She and her seven-year-old daughter, Sierra, came to the Maple Avenue bowling alley for a …