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Dave Shinnlinger, the wood shop teacher at Mascoma Valley Regional High School, explains the drainage system being installed in front of the school while showing his building construction class around the construction site for the school expansion at Mascoma Valley Regional High School in West Canaan, N.H., on May 28, 2015. Shinnlinger says he's taken groups of students to watch the construction since it began in April, as it's a great teaching opportunity. "It's great to take the students on a field trip without getting on a bus," Shinnlinger said. 
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Long-Debated Renovation Begins at Mascoma Campus

Friday, May 29, 2015

West Canaan — There’s a new show in town, and it doesn’t cost a penny. Construction at Mascoma Valley Regional High School began little more than a month ago, and Enfield resident Kate Plumley Stewart, vice president of a community group supporting the renovation project, said some folks have been taking their tykes picnicking in fields near the project to …

Dorothy Amore

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Enfield, N.H. — Dorothy Amore, 90, of Enfield formerly of Connecticut, passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2015, in her home. She was predeceased by her loving husband Andrew Amore of 68 years. She was born on Feb 8, 1925 in New Haven, Conn., the daughter of the late Orlonzo and Mabel Caswell. She is survived by her five daughters: Doreen Amore, Francesca (Wayne) …

A Spark of Brilliance: Groups Team Up for Rail Trail Hike

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Andover, n.h. — Spark! Community Center co-founder Lisa Green prefers flat, easy trails when she goes hiking while her autistic and epileptic son, 23-year-old Patrick, favors more vigorous climbs. It’s mom who’s getting the desired terrain for the first initiative of the Spark/Zack’s Place Outing Club. In a unique collaboration between nonprofit enrichment …

Peter F. Hotaling

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Enfield, N.H. — Peter F. Hotaling, 66, passed away at home on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. Born in New Haven, Conn., on Aug. 8, 1948, Peter was the son of the late William E. and Jean P. Hotaling of Hanover, N.H. He graduated from the Mercersburg Academy in …

Volunteer Spotlight: A Helping Hand at the Humane Society

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Etna — For more than 20 years, during the spring, summer and fall, Sally Batton and her family have welcomed dozens of foster kittens from the Upper Valley Humane Society into their home, caring for them and helping …

The Best Of the Rest

Sunday, March 22, 2015

The Valley News’ three staff photographers and intern logged many miles over the first two weeks of March covering town and school meetings across the Upper Valley. Here are a few favorites that were not part of the …

Break From Brakes

Friday, March 20, 2015

Corey Traegde, of Enfield, takes a break at Upper Valley Automotive in Enfield on Tuesday. Traegde regularly answers the phone and assists with minor repairs at the shop, where his father, Troy, is an employee. Valley News — …

Making Memories Shine: Fundraiser Held for Girl Who Died at Day Care Will Benefit New Enfield Library

Monday, March 16, 2015

Enfield — If you were to peek your head inside the Whaleback Mountain ski lodge Sunday morning, you would have seen a few more tutus, sequins and flowers than on your average day on the slopes. There were …

Enfield Voters Add Road Funding

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Enfield — At a Town Meeting marked by light turnout, voters narrowly approved the Selectboard’s recommendation to restore some funding to road maintenance, a decision that amounted to a rejection of the Budget Committee’s position that the expense …

Elaine Penny Macedo

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Enfield, N.H. — Elaine Penny Macedo, 73, passed away in the comfort of her home on Wednesday, March 11, 2015. She was born in New Bedford, Mass. to the late Edison R. & Dorothy W. Chase. She grew up in New Bedford and attended Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech. …

Elaine Penny Macedo

Friday, March 13, 2015

Enfield, N.H. — Elaine Penny Macedo, 73, passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2015. An obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. Arrangements are by the Ricker Funeral Home & Crematory of Lebanon. …

Walk This Way

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Gisele Estey, of Enfield, right, returns from a walk with her dog Sophie on the Northern Rail Trail through a path shoveled by her neighbor Randy Rice in Enfield on Monday. Rice and Estey are eager to see …

Donna Marie Darling

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Enfield, N.H. — Donna Marie Darling, 64, passed away in the comfort of her home Monday, March 9, 2015. She was born in Lebanon, N.H. to Harland & Jean (Gauthier) Pillsbury. She graduated from Mascoma High School, Class of 1969 and was married to Philip Darling that September. …