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Volunteer Group to Take Over, Expand Enfield Food Pantry

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Enfield — An all-volunteer organization soon will be running three food pantries for families and children in the Mascoma Valley. The Friends of Mascoma Foundation plans to take over operation of the Enfield Food Pantry, which is based at town hall, and open new locations in downtown Canaan and within the Mascoma Valley Regional School District on Feb. 15. The organization also is partnering with local first responders so they …

$84,000 in Grants Awarded For Education

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Concord — Several schools and learning programs in the Upper Valley have been awarded grant funding to support ecology education programs, the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation said in a recent news release. About $84,000 from the Wellborn Ecology Fund — established through a bequest by former Hanover resident Marguerite Wellborn — will be divvied up between 12 recipients. “We are working closely with …

Local Roundup: Locals Split CVC Cross Country Ski Titles

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Strafford — The Lebanon High boys and Hanover High girls came home with Connecticut Valley Conference cross country skiing championships on Tuesday without the benefit of celebrating an individual victory. Instead, the Raiders and Marauders did a good job of packing their best skiers high up on the finish list to record their …

Mascoma Boys Still Have Some Work to Do

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

West Canaan — Give him another 2½ weeks or so, and Jim Barry will have his Mascoma High boys basketball team playing the half-court game he’d envisioned this summer. Of course, when that plan first materialized, Barry anticipated at least two 6-foot-5 forwards who could clean the glass …

Business Notes: Dec. 13, 2015

Sunday, December 13, 2015

White River Junction — With an eye on becoming part of the downtown village’s artsy vibe, fashion designer F.H. Clothing Co. has opened its first “satellite shop” on Gates Street across from Northern Stage, offering a boutique selection of clothing, jewelry and even books. Designer and entrepreneur Joan …

Merwin Cameron

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Enfield, N.H. — Merwin Cameron of Enfield slipped away to Heaven on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015. Merwin trusted in the Lord and put every effort into fighting his cancer, but God planned his complete healing to occur in Heaven. He was born in Oct. 4, 1942, in Norwalk, …

Volunteer Spotlight: Teaching Cats About People

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Enfield — If deep down every cat longs for a “forever home,” those that are a little rough around the edges have a friend in Elaine Cady. The Upper Valley Humane Society volunteer has fostered scores of the …

Shaker Bridge Performs Its Annual ‘Miracle’

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

When the notion of “holiday tradition” comes up, often it’s something old. Hanging a stocking or trimming a tree. But there are new ones, too, some of them short-lived. At least one of these is taking place in …

Shopping Around

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Canaan — Pat Mercer doesn’t do her grocery shopping at a supermarket in Lebanon or any of the Co-op Food Stores in Hanover, Lebanon or White River Junction. Instead, she chooses to save herself the drive and shops …

Ilene P. Reed

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Enfield, N.H. — Ilene P. Reed, 92, died Monday, Nov. 30, 2015, at Lebanon Center Eldercare in Lebanon, N.H. She was born March 13, 1923, in Hanover, N.H. a daughter of Carroll and Rose (Young) Putnam. Ilene graduated from West Lebanon High School in 1941 where she was …

Ilene P. Reed

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Enfield, N.H. — Ilene P. Reed, 91, died Monday, Nov. 30, 2015, at the Lebanon Center Eldercare in Lebanon, N.H. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in White River Junction, Vt. A full obituary will follow in a later edition. …

Day Care Operator Convicted

Saturday, November 21, 2015

North Haverhill — Jurors on Friday found the operator of an Enfield day care guilty of three misdemeanors, including reckless conduct, in connection with the 2014 death of a 4-year-old girl. In addition to reckless conduct, 56-year-old Mary …

Trial in Enfield Girl’s Death Begins

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

North Haverhill — Prosecutors contend a 56-year-old Enfield day care operator acted recklessly when she allowed four children under the age of 5 to play unattended in the back yard of her Lockehaven Road home, where one of …