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Rebecca (Ellis) Alley

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — Rebecca (Ellis) Alley, 78, passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in Enfield. Rebecca was born in Castle Hill, Maine, May 17, 1936, the daughter of the late Alonzo and Leola (Richardson) Ellis. Her employment as secretary included Cardigan Mt. School, Keene Medical Products for 14 years, Meriden Congregational Church for five years and there by retiring to enjoy her grandchildren and hobbies. She loved photography, playing her piano, working in her flower garden, needlework, and making quilts. She was a member of the Upper Valley Arts and Crafts club for many years. She was also a member of the Castle Hill Advent Christian Church and VFW in Maine and the Emblem …

Mascoma River Watershed

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Sort of like air, watersheds are both ubiquitous and easy to overlook. Yet, they shape nearly every aspect of life within their boundaries — recreation and tourism, flora and fauna, development and industry. The waterbodies within them are where residents fish, swim, ice skate and boat, and, sometimes, even the source of drinking …

Historic Enfield House Gets Preservation Help

Friday, July 18, 2014

Enfield — The nonprofit group that owns a building dating to the early 19th century in Enfield Village has been boosted in its efforts to restore the historic home, known as the Greeley House. The Enfield Village Association qualified to distribute tax credits that could net the association up to $150,000 to renovate …

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 …

W. Lebanon Residents Report High Level of Bear Activity

Thursday, May 22, 2014

West Lebanon — Linda and Gary White own one of the biggest dogs in town, a 1-year-old English mastiff named Atticus who stands about 3 feet tall and weighs 140 pounds. But Atticus almost looks tiny compared to …

Letter: Strange Laws, Strange Governors

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Strange Laws, Strange Governors To the Editor: Georgia’s new gun law allows guns in churches, bars and other public places (“ Georgia’s New Gun Law Allows Guns in Bars, Churches,” April 24). Remember when Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., stood on stage and said Obamacare would kill women, children …

George Hartwell Farewell

Monday, May 19, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — George Hartwell Farewell, 78, died unexpectedly Saturday, May 17, 2014, at his home while enjoying the company of his dog Rosey. He was born on March 31, 1936, to the late Austin & Gretchen (Pero) Farewell. George retired from the US Air Force after 18-plus …

Letter: Enfield Deserves Better Representation

Monday, May 19, 2014

To the Editor: We’re less than six months away from the November elections. We’re three weeks away from the filing dates for state offices. This will be the first time in 20 years that I’ll not seek the high privilege of representing Enfield in the New Hampshire House. …