Enfield

Andrew Cashe warms up before practice with the New Hampshire Shrine Bowl team at Castleton University Tuesday, July 28, 2015.  (Valley News - James M. Patterson)
<p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.</i></p>

Spreading the Wealth: Granite Staters Look to Soar in Spread Offense

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Castleton, Vt. — Matt Boone was in the middle of police cadet training at New Hampshire Technical Institute when he received the call that changed his summer. The Newport High slot receiver and defensive back’s cellphone rang during a course break, and it was Tigers coach Larry McElreavy on the other end. “He said, ‘What are you doing Aug. 1?’ ” Boone recalled at Tuesday’s Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl media day at Castleton University. “I said I didn’t know and he said, ‘I do. You’re playing in the Shrine game, congratulations.’ “I was pretty speechless. I just had a sense of relief, like, ‘Wow. I …

Wedding: Weir — Reynolds

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Enfield — Abby Weir and Luke Reynolds were married on May 16, 2015, by close friend Max Hart. The celebration took place at Zeno Mountain Farm in Lincoln, Vt. surrounded by friends and family. The bride graduated from Hanover High School in 2004. She is the dean of curriculum and instruction at Brooklyn …

Margene Schmeichel Thomas

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Enfield, N.H. — Margene Schmeichel Thomas, formerly of Chester, NJ, died on Monday afternoon, July 20, 2015, at her home in Enfield. Margene was born in Wheeling, W.Va. on June 22, 1944. She was the first of three daughters of Eugene and Margaret Schmeichel. Margene attended Triadelphia High School in Wheeling graduating 1962. She then continued on to West Liberty University in West …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Lacrosse Nixes John Stark

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Hanover — To turn fortunes around following its first loss of the season, the Hanover High girls lacrosse team knew it would need to cut down on turnovers. The Marauders did just that against John Stark on Monday, …

Humane Society Has New Leader

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Enfield — After years of working to improve the plight of animals of all kinds in her native Kuwait, Ayeshah Al-Humaidhi was ready for a change. “I was pretty tired,” she said. “You do get jaded, unfortunately.” Just …

Eileen M. Kirk

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Enfield, N.H. — Eileen M. Kirk, 80, entered eternal life on Thursday, April 16, 2015, at home with two of her daughters by her side. Only six weeks after losing Gene, her husband of 56 years, they are now together at peace in the warmth of God’s love. …

Raymond F. Unger

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Concord, N.H. — Raymond F. Unger, 88, longtime resident of E. Side Drive in Concord, passed away at the Birches on Sunday, April 19, 2015, after a period of declining health. “Ray” was born in Astoria, N.Y. to Emil and Adeline (Evans) Unger. He was very proud of …

Enfield, Newport on Women’s Heritage Trail

Sunday, April 19, 2015

The first round of inductees to the incipient New Hampshire Women’s Heritage Trail includes 25 women and three historic sites, among them a Newport native and a former religious community in Enfield. Markers have not yet been made …

Enfield’s La Salette Shrine to Stay Open After Fears of Closing

Friday, April 17, 2015

Enfield — A decision-making body in the La Salette religious order has moved to keep the Enfield shrine open and maintained by La Salette missionaries, meaning that no land or buildings will be sold. The vote made by …

Robert L. Brown

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Enfield, N.H. — Robert (Bob) L. Brown of Enfield passed away on Friday, April 10, 2015, surrounded by his family. He was born in 1938 in Chelmsford, Mass., son of Amasa and Marguerite (Hannaford) Brown. Bob graduated from Chelmsford High School in 1956 and served in the United …

Everett B. Poitras

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Berlin, N.H. — Everett B. Poitras, 83, of Enfield Center and Berlin passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2015, after a brief illness. He was born on Aug. 6, 1931, in Rumney, N.H. and was a graduate of Plymouth High School. Everett was a veteran of the U.S. Air …

Enjoy the Sunshine

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

John Dunn gets a visit on the porch of his Enfield home from his neighbor Wayne Stone’s dog Jack while enjoying the spring weather with his wife Marian, left, and brother-in-law William Robertson, of Lebanon, on Monday. Jack …

Theater Review: Sharp Writing and Acting in Shaker Bridge Production of ‘How the World Began’

Thursday, April 2, 2015

A t first read, the premise of the engrossing play How the World Began by Catherine Trieschmann, which runs through April 12 at Shaker Bridge Theatre in Enfield, sounds too neat, too pat. Susan Pierce, a teacher from New York, starts a job teaching biology in a Kansas …