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Videostop co-owner Jean Molloy packs movies at the store in West Lebanon, N.H., on Nov., 19, 2014.  The store is closing. Valley News -- Jennifer Hauck

W. Lebanon Videostop Closes

Sunday, November 23, 2014

West Lebanon — Thinking of stopping off at the video store in West Lebanon on the way home from work to pick up the latest season of Homeland or unwind by watching your favorite George Clooney or Jennifer Lawrence movie again? Better hope, instead, that a nearby library has a copy available to check out. Or be willing to drive …

Taxes Pit Canaan, Mascoma; Officials Mailed Flier With Tax Bills

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Canaan — Rising taxes are the backdrop behind a kerfuffle in Canaan, where school district officials have accused the town of including a “sneaky and dishonest” flier with residents’ tax bills. The flier, which violated a state law banning the inclusion of public policy positions with tax bill mailings, was drafted by the Canaan town administrator and sent by the Selectboard to residents …

Elizabeth Marble

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Ashburnham, Mass. — Elizabeth Marble, 84, passed away peacefully and in the loving care of her family on the morning of Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, as a result of a stroke. If Elizabeth’s (Liz’s) life was intertwined with yours in any way you knew that she was loving and kind and always knew how to make things special. She had a wonderful sense …

Liberty Utilities Customers’ Rate to Increase This Winter

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Lebanon — The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission has approved Liberty Utilities’ request for a winter energy charge rate increase, which could see the typical residential customer’s electric bill soar by more than $50. The increase in the energy charge from 7.7 cents per kilowatt-hour to 15.4 cents …

Wedding: Remick — Cole-Henry

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Quechee — Ashley Marie Remick and James Leslie Cole-Henry were married on July 12, 2014. The bride is the daughter of Debra Anne and Raymond Phillip Remick, of Quechee. She graduated from Hartford High School in 2006 and …

Wedding: Green — Lessard

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Lebanon — Andrea Grace Green and Michael James Lessard were married on June 28, 2014, in a lakeside ceremony at Boys Camp on Crystal Lake in Enfield. A reception followed under a tent at the camp. The bride …

N.H. Man Charged With Child Porn

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Lebanon — A former day care center director has been charged with four felony counts of possessing child pornography. Michael Whelton, 53, of Enfield, told police the illicit images were sent to him through an online messenger account …

Local Roundup: Oxbow No Pushover, but Wasps Prevail

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — The Woodstock Union High football team didn’t find out until Friday it would be down a running back Saturday against Oxbow due to illness. Luckily for the Wasps, they had plenty of others to supply …

Sarah Ann Monette

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Enfield, n.h. — Sarah Ann Monette, 57, of Enfield, died on Tuesday morning, Sept. 16, 2014, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon. She was born in Claremont, N.H., on Oct. 27, 1956, the daughter of Ernest G. and Evelyn Rachel (Gilchrist) Keneson. Sarah attended North Charlestown Primary and …

Linda Saada

Friday, September 19, 2014

Wellesley, Mass. — Linda Saada, 56, passed away at her home on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. She was born on Dec. 27, 1957, to Walter S. and Louise E. (Story) Nylund. Linda graduated from Wayland High School, in Wayland, Mass. She loved music, enjoyed traveling and her early …

Reading the Signs: Hundreds Walk to Raise Awareness of Suicide

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Lebanon — Sunday afternoon found drivers slowing down to read the big yellow signs lining Route 120 . “Talking about being a burden to others,” one read. “Give a hug,” another said. Part of the annual Upper Valley …

Soaked, and Satisfied: Newport Football Cruises Past Mascoma

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Newport — To keep the football somewhat dry Saturday, officials at the contest between Newport High and Mascoma draped a white towel over the pigskin between plays. With three or four of the zebras huddled nearby and staring …

Floor Hockey Gets Grown-Up Treatment

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Lebanon — One of the most popular grade-school physical education activities has found an adult-league niche in the Upper Valley. The Upper Valley Floor Hockey began its second season Wednesday at the Carter Community Building Association’s Witherell Center …