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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 …

Forum, Sept. 10: Enfield Dog Park; Stricter Bike Rules; The South Is Coming North

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Enfield Dog Park Has Its Day To the Editor: We are pleased to announce that the Mascoma Valley Dog Park Supporters have raised almost $60,000 to build a dog park adjacent to the Shaker Recreation Park on Route 4A in Enfield. The dog park will be free and …

Forrester, Little Win Contested Primaries

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

State Sen. Jeanie Forrester turned back a challenge Tuesday against a Free State Project Republican from Grafton in the New Hampshire Senate District 2 primary. The Meredith Republican, who chairs the Senate Finance Committee and is seeking a third term, had 79 percent of the vote, compared to …

House Hopefuls Prep for Primary

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Enfield — Voters in the Mascoma Valley will settle three contested races for New Hampshire House seats in primary day voting on Tuesday. Two seats are up for grabs in the Grafton 9 district, which includes the town …

Gregory Scott Edson

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Northfield, Vt. — Gregory Scott Edson, age 49, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at Gifford Medical Center in Randolph. Gregory was born Oct. 20, 1964, in Barre City, the son of Edwin R. and Mary (Premont) Edson. Gregory was raised in Northfield where he attended school. After his …

Officials to Assess Mascoma River

Monday, September 1, 2014

Lebanon — Residents living, recreating and traveling along the Mascoma River may spot state officials as they walk or float along the approximately 11 miles between Mascoma Lake and the Connecticut River during the month of September. The …

Forum, Aug. 27: Be Wary of TV Campaign Ads; Police Power; Good Candidates

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Be Wary of TV Campaign Ads To the Editor: As we enter into the midterm election cycle, I shudder to imagine what voters will learn from political candidates seeking success. How does one decide whom to vote for? Citizens’ political views can be influenced by many sources. My …

Sandra M. (Wheeler) Reardon

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Berlin, N.H. — Sandra M. (Wheeler) Reardon, 62, of Berlin, NH passed away on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at the Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, N.H. She was born in Hanover, N.H., on Oct. 5, 1951, the daughter of the late Wilfred and Evelyn (Atchison) Wheeler and was …

Lebanon Losing Its Priest

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Lebanon — The Rev. William Kaliyadan, the Indian-born priest who has led Sacred Heart Parish for 11 years while reaching out to the broader Lebanon community, is being transferred to a larger parish on Cape Cod. When he …

Jane L. Randall

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Dover, N.H. — Jane L. Randall, 79, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, the daughter of the late Roland and Isabella (Poire) Plummer. Jane grew up in Enfield, N.H. and attended Enfield High School. In November of 1952 she married Bernard E. Evans. They eventually settled in Enfield, …

Shirley M. Kibbe

Friday, August 22, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — Shirley M. Kibbe, 84, passed from her Earthly life Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in the Cardiac Care Unit at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. She was born May 20, 1930, in Brockton, Mass., the daughter of Frank and Alvis (Hannigan) Ippolito. She grew up and graduated High …