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John D. Fitzgerald, Jr.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — John D. Fitzgerald, Jr., 55, died Saturday, July, 26, 2014. He was born in Lebanon on April 30, 1959 to David & Phyllis Tilden Fitzgerald. John grew up in Norwich, Vt. and graduated from Hanover High School class of 1977, he then attended the College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio. John had worked for various hard labor businesses’ including Blodgett’s Supply, Home Partners; he also worked as a mason tender. He then worked for Estes and Gallup, and eventually partnered with his brother as Fitzgerald Brothers builders. Later on worked for McCarthy, on the new cancer center in 1995, and that is where he met his future wife Maureen “Moe” Foley. John …

Old Home Days, Take Two: Rain Fails to Dampen Community Spirit in Enfield

Monday, July 28, 2014

Enfield — A thunderstorm did not prevent residents from coming together to celebrate the last day of Old Home Days weekend on Sunday. “It’s a great way to bring the community together to celebrate ,” said Kirstin Harrington, a member of the Old Home Days committee. Old Home Days is a New Hampshire …

Schools Weigh Cellphone Search Ruling

Sunday, July 27, 2014

West Lebanon — When David Baker was an assistant principal at Hartford High School about four years ago, he came upon a cellphone that had been left in the school’s auditorium. An announcement was made over the intercom looking for the owner of the phone, but no one claimed it. So Baker and another administrator turned on the phone to try to identify …

Roland J. Della Grotte

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — Roland J. Della Grotte, 91, died Sunday, June 1, 2014. Roland was born on May 5, 1923, in Boston, Mass. to the late Ralph & Angiolina (Mandato) Della Grotte. He graduated high school in 1940 and was drafted by the U.S. Army, and proudly served …

Mildred Hayes

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — A graveside service for Mildred Hayes, 86, who passed away March 15, 2014, will be held in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Enfield, June 5, 2014 at 11 a.m. Ricker Funeral Homes of Lebanon, N.H. assisted the family with arrangements. …

Roland J. Della Grotte

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — Roland J. Della Grotte, 91, died Sunday, June 1, 2014. Family and friends are invited to calling hours at the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon on Thursday, June 5 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. A private burial will be conducted in the Wildwood Cemetery …

‘A Peaceful Place’

Friday, May 30, 2014

Enfield — Priests of the La Salette shrine along Route 4A, recognized around the Upper Valley and beyond for its annual display of thousands of Christmas lights, have begun spreading word that the shrine is likely to close …

Arabelle Tucker

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — The Family of Arabelle Tucker invites fiends and family to join in a celebration of her life on Saturday, June 7 between 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Canaan Assembly of God church vestry. Please bring your memories and sign the memory book. …

Priscilla Alden Jones Brooks

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — A memorial service for Priscilla Alden Jones Brooks who died Jan. 27, 2014 in Port Charlotte, Fla., will be held Sunday, June 1, 2014, at 2 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation building on Route 5 south, Norwich, Vt. Funeral arrangements were from Kays-Ponger in …

Letter: Rep. Piper Listens and Learns

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

To the Editor: My experience working directly with state Rep. Wendy Piper differs from the comments made by Paul Mirski in his letter (“Enfield Deserves a Better Rep,” May 19). I speak only from my direct personal experience in working with Rep. Piper on a number of different …

Local Roundup: Woodstock Boys Lacrosse Streak at Five

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

St. Albans, Vt. — The Woodstock Union High boys lacrosse team apparently has warmed up at the absolute right time of the season. Riding a Braden McCarthy hat trick and a five-point day from Oliver Kaija, the Wasps rolled to an 11-2 win over BFA-St. Albans on Monday …

Newport Trying to Avoid Tourney’s First Round

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Newport — Newport, hoping to avoid one of those dreaded NHIAA Division III state tournament play-in games, got eight hits from its last three batters in the order for a 15-2 win over Mascoma at Bates Field on …

Letter: Enfield School Thanks the PTA

Friday, May 23, 2014

To the Editor: The staff at Enfield Village School would like to thank our PTA for a wonderful appreciation week. The daily snacks, breakfast, lunch, gift cards and flowers made each day special. We are so lucky to have an active PTA who supports staff and students year …