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Herbert Edward Littlefield

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Enfield, N.H. — Herbert Edward Littlefield, 90, passed away Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at the Genesis Center of Lebanon, N.H. He was born Sept. 27, 1925, in Dexter, Maine, son of Francis Littlefield and Ina (Nutter) Littlefield both deceased. He was predeceased by his wife Eloise Littlefield whom he married June 19, 1953, sister Georgianna Louise Cimini, brother John Littlefield and grandson Matthew Neily. He is survived by his children, Beverly Littlefield and companion George, Cheryl Albro and husband Steve, Marcia Littlefield, Frances Chamberlain and husband Duane, a son, Gordon (Shaver) Littlefield and wife Rhonda. Mr. Littlefield has six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren and a sister-in-law, Anita Cole. Herbert was extremely active in volunteerism between …

A Raider Rout: Lebanon Boys Make Quick Work of Mascoma

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

West Canaan — Fun as they are to contemplate, and often to witness, Lebanon-Mascoma high school boys basketball games have rarely mattered over the years. They have usually occurred during a long-since-shuttered Lebanon holiday tournament, yet at the time they frequently required the aid of a Crisco-saturated shoehorn to find a place to …

Herbert E. Littlefield

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Enfield, N.H. — Herbert E. Littlefield, 90, passed away Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at the Lebanon Center Genesis surrounded by his family. Calling hours will be held Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon, N.H. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Engagement: Monmaney — Shepard

Sunday, December 20, 2015

Enfield — Ashley Monmaney and Kenneth Shepard have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Linda and Anthony Monmaney, of Enfield. She graduated from Mascoma Valley Regional High School in 2007 and earned a bachelor’s degree …

No Snow, No Snow Business: Slow Start to Winter at Least Allows for Maintenance and Repairs

Sunday, December 20, 2015

Enfield — On a gray, overcast afternoon last week Whaleback Mountain was bare. Rocks poked out of the mud, the water of Stony Brook at the mountain’s base rushed with the torrent of a spring thaw. Ski chairlifts …

Upper Valley Land Trust Receives Grant to Conserve Smith Pond Area in Enfield

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Enfield — The Upper Valley Land Trust received a $325,000 grant from the state Land and Community Heritage Investment Program on Tuesday to help conserve a parcel of land around Smith Pond. Once sale of the 995-acre property …

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 …