Enfield

Volunteer Group to Take Over, Expand Enfield Food Pantry

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Enfield — An all-volunteer organization soon will be running three food pantries for families and children in the Mascoma Valley. The Friends of Mascoma Foundation plans to take over operation of the Enfield Food Pantry, which is based at town hall, and open new locations in downtown Canaan and within the Mascoma Valley Regional School District on Feb. 15. The organization also is partnering with local first responders so they …

$84,000 in Grants Awarded For Education

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Concord — Several schools and learning programs in the Upper Valley have been awarded grant funding to support ecology education programs, the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation said in a recent news release. About $84,000 from the Wellborn Ecology Fund — established through a bequest by former Hanover resident Marguerite Wellborn — will be divvied up between 12 recipients. “We are working closely with …

Local Roundup: Locals Split CVC Cross Country Ski Titles

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Strafford — The Lebanon High boys and Hanover High girls came home with Connecticut Valley Conference cross country skiing championships on Tuesday without the benefit of celebrating an individual victory. Instead, the Raiders and Marauders did a good job of packing their best skiers high up on the finish list to record their …

Late Basket Lifts Mascoma Basketball

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Langdon, n.h. — Mascoma freshman Dakota Decocq made one basket Wednesday night at Fall Mountain. No matter how much longer he plays, he might not make another that will be as important. The Royals’ Jordan DeFord hit a shot from in close with 33.3 seconds to play cut …

Local & Regional Briefs: Tuesday, Jan. 12

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Agency Still Accepting Applications For Heating Assistance Ashland, n.h. — Tri-County Community Action Program — the social service agency that provides heating-fuel assistance and other critical funding for needy North County residents — continues to accept applications for heating fuel and electric assistance for this winter, according to …

Mascoma Proposes Schools’ 2017 Budget

Monday, January 11, 2016

West Canaan — Mascoma Valley school officials will ask voters to approve a $2.3 million increase to next year’s operating budget during its annual meeting in March. The district is proposing a 2017 fiscal year operating budget of $27.4 million, about an 8 percent increase over this year’s …

Engagement: Agan — Twombley

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Enfield — David and Kari Agan, of Enfield, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Brianne Agan, to Jonathan Twombly. The bride-to-be is an infant mental health supervisor at Starfish Family Services in Livonia, Mich. The bridegroom-to-be is …

Engagement: Esseesse — Agan

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Enfield — David and Kari Agan, of Enfield, have announced the engagement of their son, Rory Agan, to Laura Esseesse, of Melbourne, Fla. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mary Ellen and Isaac Esseesse, of Melbourne. She graduated …

Robert E. Aldrich

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Enfield, N.H. — Robert E. Aldrich, 91, formerly of Lebanon, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016. He was born in Lebanon to the late Edgar & Belva (Kimball) Aldrich. Bob attended Lebanon Schools and served in the Army during WW II, following his honorable discharge he returned home …

High School Roundup: Senior Sharpshooter Leads Sunapee Boys

Friday, January 8, 2016

Hinsdale, n.h. — Thirty points from Matt Tenney, including 20 in the second half alone, sparked the Sunapee High boys basketball team to a 58-48 victory at Hinsdale on Friday night. The Lakers spread the floor all night …

Enfield Revisits Solar Protocol

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Enfield — Members of the town’s Energy Committee are taking a second crack at writing a warrant article to ease restrictions on solar arrays in Enfield. A public hearing is scheduled for Wednesday, where the Planning Board will discuss whether the article will be voted on at Town …

Margaret “Maggie” C. Jenkins

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Manchester, N.H. — Margaret “Maggie” C. Jenkins, 69, of Manchester, passed away peacefully with family by her side on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015. Maggie was born in Hanover, N.H. to Christine (Woodward) Jenkins and the late E. Martin Jenkins of West Lebanon, N.H. Maggie was predeceased by her …

Earning Their Turns

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Mark Knapp, of Enfield, left, and Caleb Henderson, of Hartland, make the trek up Storrs Hill for a run Wednesday afternoon. “We’re breaking in the hill before the groomer gets to it,” said Henderson, who teaches snowboard lessons …