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Herbert Edward Littlefield

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Enfield, N.H. — Herbert Edward Littlefield, 90, passed away Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at the Genesis Center of Lebanon, N.H. He was born Sept. 27, 1925, in Dexter, Maine, son of Francis Littlefield and Ina (Nutter) Littlefield both deceased. He was predeceased by his wife Eloise Littlefield whom he married June 19, 1953, sister Georgianna Louise Cimini, brother John Littlefield and grandson Matthew Neily. He is survived by his children, Beverly Littlefield and companion George, Cheryl Albro and husband Steve, Marcia Littlefield, Frances Chamberlain and husband Duane, a son, Gordon (Shaver) Littlefield and wife Rhonda. Mr. Littlefield has six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren and a sister-in-law, Anita Cole. Herbert was extremely active in volunteerism between …

A Raider Rout: Lebanon Boys Make Quick Work of Mascoma

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

West Canaan — Fun as they are to contemplate, and often to witness, Lebanon-Mascoma high school boys basketball games have rarely mattered over the years. They have usually occurred during a long-since-shuttered Lebanon holiday tournament, yet at the time they frequently required the aid of a Crisco-saturated shoehorn to find a place to …

Herbert E. Littlefield

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Enfield, N.H. — Herbert E. Littlefield, 90, passed away Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at the Lebanon Center Genesis surrounded by his family. Calling hours will be held Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon, N.H. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Enfield Revisits Solar Protocol

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Enfield — Members of the town’s Energy Committee are taking a second crack at writing a warrant article to ease restrictions on solar arrays in Enfield. A public hearing is scheduled for Wednesday, where the Planning Board will discuss whether the article will be voted on at Town …

Margaret “Maggie” C. Jenkins

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Manchester, N.H. — Margaret “Maggie” C. Jenkins, 69, of Manchester, passed away peacefully with family by her side on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015. Maggie was born in Hanover, N.H. to Christine (Woodward) Jenkins and the late E. Martin Jenkins of West Lebanon, N.H. Maggie was predeceased by her …

Earning Their Turns

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Mark Knapp, of Enfield, left, and Caleb Henderson, of Hartland, make the trek up Storrs Hill for a run Wednesday afternoon. “We’re breaking in the hill before the groomer gets to it,” said Henderson, who teaches snowboard lessons …

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 …