Enfield

Joseph Hurshell Sears Jr.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Enfield, N.H. — Joseph Hurshell Sears Jr., 70, passed away peacefully Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, at DHMC in Lebanon, N.H., surrounded by his family. He was born at home in Canaan, N.H. on July 28, 1944 to Joseph H. and Frances (Grace) Sears. When Joe was 8 his family moved to Methodist Hill in Enfield, where he grew up and lived most of his life. He attended school in Canaan, East Plainfield, N.H. (in a one room school house until it closed), then in Meriden, N.H. Joe leaves behind one daughter, Patricia Vincent and her husband William, of Addison, Vt.; his sisters, Frances Lassen and husband Joseph, Lottie Shippen and husband William of Enfield; grandchildren …

Monday, March 2, 2015

Vermont Fish and Wildlife Offers Shooting Range Grants Montpelier — The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is offering grants to groups that manage shooting ranges. The goal of the grant program is to create more access to safe places to shoot. Shooting clubs, sportsmen’s groups and government agencies that operate shooting ranges have until May 15 to submit applications. Examples of projects …

Joseph H. Sears, Jr.

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Enfield, N.H. — Joseph H. Sears, Jr., 70, died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Family and friends are invited to calling hours at the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon on Friday, March 6, 2015, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. A funeral will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 3 p.m. An obituary will be published in a …

Systems to Track Prescription Medicines Said to Need Improvement

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Lebanon — Legal and technical constraints have hampered efforts to develop and connect what some doctors and police view as a key tool in the local response to the nationwide opioid epidemic: the electronic systems that monitor prescriptions …

Engagement: Beliveau — Bagley

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Enfield — Shannon Beliveau and Jeffrey Bagley have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Karen Daigle Vittum, of Lebanon, and Mark Beliveau, of Meriden. She graduated from Lebanon High School in 2010 and is employed …

Local Roundup: Hanover Hockey Wins With Defense

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Manchester — Two players who didn’t show up on the scoresheet played big roles as the Hanover High boys hockey team gained its first win of the season in a 2-0 shutout of Goffstown to open the Bauer …

Mascoma Clinic Hits Money Goal

Friday, December 26, 2014

Canaan — A community group that plans to build a $4 million clinic to serve the Mascoma Valley says that it has met its year-end fundraising goal of $200,000, with $180,000 in donations already received and $50,000 more expected to arrive early next year. The organizers hope to …

Everett (Papa) Francis Souza

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Berkley, Mass. — Everett (Papa) Francis Souza, 88, of Berkley left this world on Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, to be reunited with his true love Marilyn L. Brown Souza who predeceased Everett on Jan. 1, 1986. Everett served his country as a Navy veteran of WW II and …

Area Police Officers on Heightened Alert

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Lebanon — Upper Valley police officers said they are on heightened alert following the shooting deaths of two New York City police officers over the weekend. They say that even though the region is rural and seems isolated from such violence, anti-police rhetoric could spur copycat shootings anywhere. …

Enfield Gives Dog Park Final OK

Monday, December 22, 2014

Enfield — After more than a year of organizing and planning, supporters say they have cleared all of the red tape required of them to build a dog park on Route 4A in Enfield. The next step is …

Enfield to Alter Sewer Rates

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Lebanon’s City Council unanimously approved an increase in sewer rates, effective Jan. 1, at a meeting earlier this month, driving up costs for city residents, businesses and others who send their wastewater to the city’s treatment plant in West Lebanon, a move that has had a ripple effect …

Enfield Collects for Fire Victims

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Enfield — Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of a three-alarm fire that destroyed the home of a member of the town’s ambulance squad on Monday. Enfield Fire Chief David Crate said the fire likely started …

Ann Marie Carriere

Friday, December 12, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — Amidst the serenity of a New England snow fall, Ann Marie Carriere, age 64, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, after a sudden, yet brave fight against lung cancer. Ann Marie was born on Nov. 29, 1950, and …