Enfield

Volunteer Group to Take Over, Expand Enfield Food Pantry

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Enfield — An all-volunteer organization soon will be running three food pantries for families and children in the Mascoma Valley. The Friends of Mascoma Foundation plans to take over operation of the Enfield Food Pantry, which is based at town hall, and open new locations in downtown Canaan and within the Mascoma Valley Regional School District on Feb. 15. The organization also is partnering with local first responders so they …

$84,000 in Grants Awarded For Education

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Concord — Several schools and learning programs in the Upper Valley have been awarded grant funding to support ecology education programs, the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation said in a recent news release. About $84,000 from the Wellborn Ecology Fund — established through a bequest by former Hanover resident Marguerite Wellborn — will be divvied up between 12 recipients. “We are working closely with …

Local Roundup: Locals Split CVC Cross Country Ski Titles

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Strafford — The Lebanon High boys and Hanover High girls came home with Connecticut Valley Conference cross country skiing championships on Tuesday without the benefit of celebrating an individual victory. Instead, the Raiders and Marauders did a good job of packing their best skiers high up on the finish list to record their …

Hard Work Pays Off for Hanover

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Hanover — Despite undergoing changes in both personnel and style, the Hanover High boys basketball team expects to play with the same workmanlike effort that has helped it thrive in recent years. The Marauders’ “all in” motto — echoed after every team huddle — appeared lacking in a …

Trump Campaign Claims Upper Valley Supporters Who Say They Didn’t Commit

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

West Lebanon — Nancy Partington isn’t a fan of Donald Trump. The Woodsville resident plans to vote for a Republican in the upcoming New Hampshire presidential primary, but thinks the billionaire businessman can sometimes be “a little erratic.” …

School Notes: Mascoma Graduates Perform Benefit Concert for Music Programs

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

In their latest push to build up their bank of instruments for elementary-school musicians in the Mascoma Valley Regional School District, the Friends of Mascoma Foundation had Hannah Hoffman and Brooks Hubbard at “Hello, again.” “I was emailed about three months ago by Andrew Cushing, a fellow Mascoma …

Enfield Police Spread the Wealth

Saturday, December 26, 2015

Enfield — Christmas was still hours away when an unexpected gift brought Christine Strobl to tears. Strobl was at home with her son Thursday afternoon, getting ready for company, when her friend Nancy Gerlack called to ask if …

Local Roundup: A New Houde in Newport Carves Own Niche

Saturday, December 26, 2015

Keene, n.h. — The danger in being Ethan Houde is making sure everyone doesn’t look at you as being Andrew Houde, version 2.0. The younger Houde, now a sophomore, got to play with his older brother a little bit on the Newport High boys basketball team last winter. …

College Notes: Ex-Upper Valley Stars Filled Field Hockey Rosters

Friday, December 25, 2015

Let’s start off with the fall season: Field Hockey Bryant was 3-16 but freshman midfielder Emily Perryman (Lebanon) started every game and had five goals, two of which were deciding tallies during Bulldog victories. She added three assists. …

Enfield Seeks Help With Trust Lawsuit

Monday, December 21, 2015

Enfield — With $300,000 of municipal capital reserves still frozen in a fraud case against a Massachusetts-based fund manager, the trustees of Enfield’s trust funds are seeking professional help in investing the town’s money. The town last January announced that about 20 percent of Enfield’s capital reserves was …

Engagement: Monmaney — Shepard

Sunday, December 20, 2015

Enfield — Ashley Monmaney and Kenneth Shepard have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Linda and Anthony Monmaney, of Enfield. She graduated from Mascoma Valley Regional High School in 2007 and earned a bachelor’s degree …

No Snow, No Snow Business: Slow Start to Winter at Least Allows for Maintenance and Repairs

Sunday, December 20, 2015

Enfield — On a gray, overcast afternoon last week Whaleback Mountain was bare. Rocks poked out of the mud, the water of Stony Brook at the mountain’s base rushed with the torrent of a spring thaw. Ski chairlifts …

Upper Valley Land Trust Receives Grant to Conserve Smith Pond Area in Enfield

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Enfield — The Upper Valley Land Trust received a $325,000 grant from the state Land and Community Heritage Investment Program on Tuesday to help conserve a parcel of land around Smith Pond. Once sale of the 995-acre property …