Enfield

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, …

Enfield, Newport on Women’s Heritage Trail

Sunday, April 19, 2015

The first round of inductees to the incipient New Hampshire Women’s Heritage Trail includes 25 women and three historic sites, among them a Newport native and a former religious community in Enfield. Markers have not yet been made …

Enfield’s La Salette Shrine to Stay Open After Fears of Closing

Friday, April 17, 2015

Enfield — A decision-making body in the La Salette religious order has moved to keep the Enfield shrine open and maintained by La Salette missionaries, meaning that no land or buildings will be sold. The vote made by …

Robert L. Brown

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Enfield, N.H. — Robert (Bob) L. Brown of Enfield passed away on Friday, April 10, 2015, surrounded by his family. He was born in 1938 in Chelmsford, Mass., son of Amasa and Marguerite (Hannaford) Brown. Bob graduated from Chelmsford High School in 1956 and served in the United …

Everett B. Poitras

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Berlin, N.H. — Everett B. Poitras, 83, of Enfield Center and Berlin passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2015, after a brief illness. He was born on Aug. 6, 1931, in Rumney, N.H. and was a graduate of Plymouth High School. Everett was a veteran of the U.S. Air …

Enjoy the Sunshine

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

John Dunn gets a visit on the porch of his Enfield home from his neighbor Wayne Stone’s dog Jack while enjoying the spring weather with his wife Marian, left, and brother-in-law William Robertson, of Lebanon, on Monday. Jack …

Theater Review: Sharp Writing and Acting in Shaker Bridge Production of ‘How the World Began’

Thursday, April 2, 2015

A t first read, the premise of the engrossing play How the World Began by Catherine Trieschmann, which runs through April 12 at Shaker Bridge Theatre in Enfield, sounds too neat, too pat. Susan Pierce, a teacher from New York, starts a job teaching biology in a Kansas …

Liberty Utilities, New Hampshire Electric Users to See Savings

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley residents served by Liberty Utilities and the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative will pay less for electricity come May 1. The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday approved Liberty Utilities’ request to decrease its electric energy service rates, and the New Hampshire Electric …

Stamping Out the Snow

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

After days of chipping away at a 5-foot snowbank, Fred Paradis, of Enfield, walks away from what is left. Paradis calls himself a “snow farmer,” taking shovelfuls of snow and ice and throwing it on his driveway to …

Counties Ranked on Wellness

Saturday, March 28, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley public health officials say an annual ranking of the health status of each county in the United States will help guide them as they create action plans to address the challenges area communities …

Stephen Bruce LaJoie

Friday, March 27, 2015

Dallas, Texas — Stephen Bruce LaJoie, 64, passed away on Friday, March 13, 2015. He leaves to grieve his daughter, Staci LaJoie of Hurst, Texas and son, Zak LaJoie of Mesquite, Texas. He also leaves behind two precious granddaughters, Psacha LaJoie and Kennedy LaJoie. Also surviving is Steve’s …