Enfield

AMC Proposes Shutting Down Cardigan Trail

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Cardigan Mountain’s trail network could soon be left with a gap. Due to extensive erosion and drainage issues, the Appalachian Mountain Club has proposed closing the 0.4-mile Hurricane Gap Trail in Orange and replacing it with a shorter spur to connect to the nearby Clark Trail. The AMC — which maintains 28 miles of trails on and around Cardigan — …

Mascoma Getting a Grip on Wrestling

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

West Canaan — Rick Simula wasn’t always the most upright of citizens as a youth, even by his reckoning. Wrestling changed that, and he hopes it will do the same thing for his Mascoma Valley Regional High School charges. Simula is in his third year overseeing Mascoma’s nascent grapping program. When hired as …

Marguerite (Evans) Wheeler

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Enfield, N.H. — Marguerite (Evans) Wheeler, 97, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, in Lebanon, N.H. She was born in Keene, N.H. on Nov. 14, 1917, the daughter of Amelia (Pankratz) and Peter Evans. Peg grew up in Keene and Enfield. As she grew older she was responsible for taking care of her brothers and sisters. She also worked as a nanny …

Donald “Don” Patten

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — Donald “Don” Patten, 87, passed away Friday, Nov. 7, 2014. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Home of Lebanon. An obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Grafton County Commissioners Retain Seats

Friday, November 7, 2014

North Haverhill — Democrats have retained control of both the Grafton County legislative delegation and the county commission. All three county commissioners won re-election, according to election returns posted Thursday on the Secretary of State’s website. Hanover Democrat …

Democrats Appear to Hold on to Canaan, Enfield House Seats

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Grafton/Mascoma New Hampshire House Democrats from Canaan and Enfield appeared likely to hold their seats versus Republican challengers on Tuesday, but a Democratic incumbent from Grafton was ousted by a selectman there. In Grafton 10, state Rep. Wendy Piper, D-Enfield, handily won her second term against first-time candidate …

This Way to the Polls

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

One-year-old Greyson Kennison, of Claremont, reaches his hand into the next booth as his mother, Shannon Carney, votes at Disnard Elementary School in Claremont; Campaigners hold signs to encourage people to vote for the candidates they support outside …

Karii Cloud

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — Karii Cloud (Zachary Boykins), 25, passed away Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014. Karii was born May 1, 1989 in Reading, Pa., to McCrae Boykins Sr. and Julie Cloud Hermann. She graduated from Mascoma Valley High School, Class of 2007 and Johnson State College in 2011 with …

Mascoma District Supporters Seek Logo Designs

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Enfield — A nonprofit that promotes educational advancements in Mascoma Valley Regional School District is accepting entries for a logo contest. Mascoma students, local artists and other community members are invited to design a “creative, professional” logo and brand for Friends of Mascoma Foundation. Designs should be recognizable …

Edward Marshal Westcott

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Lynchburg, Va. — Edward Marshal Westcott, 83, of Lynchburg, Va, formerly of Enfield, N.H., passed away on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at his residence surrounded by his family. He was the loving and devoted husband of Yvonne Blain Westcott for 50 years. Born in Walpole, N.H., he was …

Royals Cashe in Behind Running Back’s Big Night

Friday, October 31, 2014

Langdon, n.h. — Andrew Cashe did not drive the Mascoma team bus to Fall Mountain Friday night — but he did everything else. The senior running back had a game of a lifetime as scored six touchdowns and rushed for 364 yards, and the Royals needed every one …

Stephen Richard Seiler

Friday, October 31, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — Stephen Richard Seiler, born Aug. 7, 1952, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Known and respected for his mechanical talents, Steve repaired mowers and other small engines for years for friends and neighbors. He loved the simple life, his …

Brushing It Off

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Wayne Stone, of Enfield, wipes the dust from his eyes Tuesday after sanding the trim around the entrance to the house where he rents an apartment. Stone hopes to finish painting the entryway for his landlord before winter …