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Wedding: Boucher — Bailey

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Enfield — Patricia R. Boucher and Frederick G. Bailey were married on Oct. 18, 2014, at Canaan Hall, near the Canaan Speedway. The Rev. Chris Crews, of Claremont, performed the ceremony. The bride was escorted down the aisle by her daughter, Tammy Billingham, of Canaan, and her best friend, Sharon Hosington, of Wilder. Leo H. Landry Jr. stood up for the bridegroom The bride wore a navy blue taffeta dress with sequins and lace. Her bouquet of fall flowers was made by her daughter and granddaughters Lily and Andrea Bailey. The hall was decorated by her daughter and her significant other, Crystal Smith, along with …

Storming the Slopes: Boston Blizzard Gives Region’s Ski Areas a Big Boost

Sunday, February 1, 2015

South Promfret — Garrett Kelly has just cruised down the mountain on his sixth snowboard run at Suicide Six Ski Area and is taking a “hydration” break. An assistant front desk manager at the Woodstock Inn & Resort, Kelly said it’s only his second time on the slopes this season, but it’s an …

Budget Plan Reflects Mascoma Project Costs

Saturday, January 31, 2015

West Canaan — The deliberative session for voters in the five towns served by the Mascoma Valley Regional School District will be held at the Indian River School at 9 a.m. today to debate the $25 million budget and other warrant articles that can be amended before voters take to the polls in March. The proposed budget, including all warrant articles, is up …

Mascoma Clinic Hits Money Goal

Friday, December 26, 2014

Canaan — A community group that plans to build a $4 million clinic to serve the Mascoma Valley says that it has met its year-end fundraising goal of $200,000, with $180,000 in donations already received and $50,000 more expected to arrive early next year. The organizers hope to …

Everett (Papa) Francis Souza

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Berkley, Mass. — Everett (Papa) Francis Souza, 88, of Berkley left this world on Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, to be reunited with his true love Marilyn L. Brown Souza who predeceased Everett on Jan. 1, 1986. Everett served his country as a Navy veteran of WW II and …

Area Police Officers on Heightened Alert

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Lebanon — Upper Valley police officers said they are on heightened alert following the shooting deaths of two New York City police officers over the weekend. They say that even though the region is rural and seems isolated from such violence, anti-police rhetoric could spur copycat shootings anywhere. …

Enfield Gives Dog Park Final OK

Monday, December 22, 2014

Enfield — After more than a year of organizing and planning, supporters say they have cleared all of the red tape required of them to build a dog park on Route 4A in Enfield. The next step is …

Enfield to Alter Sewer Rates

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Lebanon’s City Council unanimously approved an increase in sewer rates, effective Jan. 1, at a meeting earlier this month, driving up costs for city residents, businesses and others who send their wastewater to the city’s treatment plant in West Lebanon, a move that has had a ripple effect …

Enfield Collects for Fire Victims

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Enfield — Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of a three-alarm fire that destroyed the home of a member of the town’s ambulance squad on Monday. Enfield Fire Chief David Crate said the fire likely started …

Ann Marie Carriere

Friday, December 12, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — Amidst the serenity of a New England snow fall, Ann Marie Carriere, age 64, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, after a sudden, yet brave fight against lung cancer. Ann Marie was born on Nov. 29, 1950, and …

‘Don’t Talk to The Actors’ at Shaker Bridge Brings Laughs

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Just before rehearsals are about to begin on fledgling playwright Jerry Przpezniak’s first Broadway production, Director Mike Policzek advises the young playwright not to talk to the actors. As it turns out, bad and hilarious things happen when Jerry ignores the advice in the Shaker Bridge Theatre’s very …

Wedding: Barrow — Turner

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Enfield — Nicole Lynne Barrow and Matthew Ryan Turner were married on Sept. 20, 2014, in Croydon. The bride’s father walked her down an aisle made of maple logs and mason jars of fall flowers, to the gazebo …

La Salette Kicks Off 60th Season

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Enfield — Father René Butler urged the hundreds gathered outside around the La Salette shrine in Enfield on Saturday evening to “seek and follow His light.” As Butler, the shrine’s director, spoke, thousands of lights flipped on to …