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Ayeshah Al-Humaidhi feeds a two-week-old striped hyena a bottle in Kuwait. Al-Humaidhi, the new executive director of the Upper Valley Humane Society, founded the Kuwait Society for the Protection of Animals and their Habitat in 2005. She directed the Kuwait-based nonprofit until she moved to the Upper Valley and began work at the humane society last month. Photograph courtesy of Ayeshah Al-Humaidhi

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 as Al-Humaidhi, 35, began to seek employment near her family’s summer home in West Fairlee last summer, Deborah Turcott, the Upper Valley …

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. She was born in the Bronx, N.Y. on Dec. 22, 1934, to Edward and Nellie …

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 his New York history and loved to tell the story of sitting on Ethel Merman’s …

Golda D. Collins

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Seabrook, N.H. — Golda D. Collins, 82, of Seabrook, and a former longtime resident of Enfield, N.H. passed away peacefully on Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, at the Exeter Hospital. Her devoted and loving family was at her bedside. Golda was born April 10, 1932, in Lebanon, a daughter …

A Spark of Education: Lebanon Community Center Teaches Health, Fitness

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Lebanon — Occupying a corner of the former Lebanon Junior High building, the Spark Community Center is a new place of learning. Among the facility’s educational programs is a health and fitness class, led by Executive Director Brett …

Local Roundup: Mascoma Boys Basketball Catches Winning Fever

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

West Canaan — If winning can be contagious, it’s safe to say the Mascoma High boys basketball team has caught the bug. The Royals used a collective hot-shooting touch to beat visiting Stevens 71-47 on Tuesday night. Mason …

Wedding: Boucher — Bailey

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Enfield — Patricia R. Boucher and Frederick G. Bailey were married on Oct. 18, 2014, at Canaan Hall, near the Canaan Speedway. The Rev. Chris Crews, of Claremont, performed the ceremony. The bride was escorted down the aisle …

Storming the Slopes: Boston Blizzard Gives Region’s Ski Areas a Big Boost

Sunday, February 1, 2015

South Pomfret — Garrett Kelly has just cruised down the mountain on his sixth snowboard run at Suicide Six Ski Area and is taking a “hydration” break. An assistant front desk manager at the Woodstock Inn & Resort, …

Budget Plan Reflects Mascoma Project Costs

Saturday, January 31, 2015

West Canaan — The deliberative session for voters in the five towns served by the Mascoma Valley Regional School District will be held at the Indian River School at 9 a.m. today to debate the $25 million budget and other warrant articles that can be amended before voters …

Local Roundup: Stevens Grabs Unified Hoop Victory

Monday, January 26, 2015

Claremont — Tyler Erickson had 24 points to lead the Stevens High unified basketball team over Hanover on Monday night, 38-32, at Carr Gymnasium. Walter Mosenthal had 16 points for Hanover (0-4), which also received eight from Brandon …

Enfield Town Funds Tied Up in SEC Probe

Monday, January 26, 2015

Enfield — About 20 percent of the town’s capital reserve funds were invested in a money management fund that the Securities and Exchange Commission has frozen as part of a complaint against a Massachusetts-based investment company and its principal owner, a Dartmouth College graduate. The fate of the …

Promise Kept, for a Friend: Former Mascoma, UVM Star Young Tries Coaching at Late Mentor’s Request

Monday, January 26, 2015

Lebanon — Ed Kehoe played matchmaker, right up to the end. In his younger brother Tim, Kehoe had someone who taught basketball the same way he did. In the most successful player he ever coached, Tonya Young, Kehoe …

Casting About for an Idea: Enfield Couple Lured to Start Custom Fishing Rod Business

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Enfield — A couple of years ago, on a fishing trip in Florida, Erica Faughnan and Jason Bosse saw their future ripple out in front of them. The Enfield couple were casting for redfish in the Gulf of …