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Lebanon High School junior Jill Dion, 16 hugs volunteer Michael Whitman of Lyme at the conclusion of the Upper Valley Suicide Walk for Awareness in Lebanon's Colburn Park Sunday, September 7, 2014. Dion, one of the event's primary organizers this year, cited her experiences with several friends who have considered suicide, and the support she received from staff at Lebanon High School as reasons for her involvement in the event. "It's a really busy time of the year, but this has really become a priority," she said.
(Valley News - James M. Patterson)

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 Suicide Walk for Awareness, the posters listed warning signs that someone may be considering suicide and strategies for preventing it. Rather than …

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 downward, the area had a crime-scene feel. All that was needed was a couple old-time …

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 gymnasium, drawing 36 athletes to four teams. The pilot season ended three weeks ago, with …

Friday Forum: The Real Issue at the Co-op; the Divine Rights of Corporations

Friday, July 4, 2014

Goodbye to All That To the Editor: Goodbye, Dan? Goodbye, John? Goodbye, Co-op. Nancy C. Russell Etna Prepare to Hand Out Halos To the Editor: Now that the five conservative members of the Supreme Court have conferred personhood on corporations — and in the event some citizens were …

Joyce E. Winters Gibbons

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — Joyce E. Winters Gibbons, 71, formerly of Grafton, N.H., passed away Wednesday, June 25, 2014. She was born on June 13, 1943, to the late Albert & Eugemia (Shaw) Doe. Joyce worked with her sister at The Cozy Corner Diner where she was known for …

Mascoma Alters Bidding Policy

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Canaan — The Mascoma Valley Regional School Board voted 4-1 Tuesday night to approve a revised bidding policy that raises the amount that must be spent before officials are required to obtain three competitive bids. The board did not debate the change — which increased the threshold for …

Forum, June 24: DEET; A Rising GOP; IRS ‘Lies’; Health Care in the U.S. and Britain

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

DEET Is Safe to Use Against Ticks To the Editor: As a follow-up to Cecelia Blair’s letter (“Protection Against Ticks,” Forum, May 15), in addition to wearing high-top boots, I would urge folks to apply the repellent DEET to boots and exposed skin. DEET is not a “poisonous …

Push On to Fund Enfield Project

Monday, June 23, 2014

Enfield — Mike Peterson and his Rhodesian ridgeback Vaska joined a group of more than two dozen Enfield dog park supporters and their canine companions t o participate in the filming of a promotional video on Sunday afternoon. …

Motorcycle ‘Ride-In’ Will Honor N.H. Public Works Employees

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Enfield — A motorcycle ride leaving from various parts of the state and converging in Concord will raise money for a memorial honoring public works employees killed in the line of duty. The memorial will be built at 7 Hazen Drive in Concord. On Saturday, riders will leave …

Engagement: Torrey-McGonis

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Enfield — Amber Torrey and Mark McGonis, of Enfield, have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Cherrie and Norman Torrey, of Plainfield. She graduated from Lebanon High School in 2004 and earned a bachelor’s degree …

Lillian A. Wyman

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — Lillian A. Wyman, 83, long time area resident, passed away Tuesday, June 17, 2014, in the comfort of her home. She was born on April 2, 1931, in West Canaan, N.H. to the late Robert & Francis (Pitcavidge) Stark Sr. Lillian graduated from a one …

Lillian A. Wyman

Friday, June 20, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — Lillian A. Wyman, 83, passed away Tuesday, June 17, 2014, in the comfort of her home. Family and friends are invited to Lillian’s graveside service on Monday, June 23, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the Lakeview Cemetery in Enfield, N.H. Arrangements are by the Ricker …

Addie May George

Friday, June 20, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — Addie May George, 90, passed away Tuesday, June 17, 2014. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Home & Crematory. An obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …