Enfield

Enfield to Alter Sewer Rates

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Lebanon’s City Council unanimously approved an increase in sewer rates, effective Jan. 1, at a meeting earlier this month, driving up costs for city residents, businesses and others who send their wastewater to the city’s treatment plant in West Lebanon, a move that has had a ripple effect on neighboring communities, including Enfield. “We wish we didn’t have to, but we have to,” said City Councilor Nicole Cormen, reached by …

Enfield Collects for Fire Victims

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Enfield — Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of a three-alarm fire that destroyed the home of a member of the town’s ambulance squad on Monday. Enfield Fire Chief David Crate said the fire likely started in the living room or on the front porch of the two-story log home owned …

Ann Marie Carriere

Friday, December 12, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — Amidst the serenity of a New England snow fall, Ann Marie Carriere, age 64, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, after a sudden, yet brave fight against lung cancer. Ann Marie was born on Nov. 29, 1950, and grew up in East Berlin, Conn. Ann Marie moved to Cromwell, Conn., in 1975, marrying …

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 …

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 …