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Schools Weigh Cellphone Search Ruling

Sunday, July 27, 2014

West Lebanon — When David Baker was an assistant principal at Hartford High School about four years ago, he came upon a cellphone that had been left in the school’s auditorium. An announcement was made over the intercom looking for the owner of the phone, but no one claimed it. So Baker and another administrator turned on the phone to try to identify the owner. Once the phone was on, …

Rebecca Alley

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — Rebecca Alley, 78, passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at her residence in Enfield. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, July 25, 2014, at the Meriden Congregational Church. …

Rebecca (Ellis) Alley

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — Rebecca (Ellis) Alley, 78, passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in Enfield. Rebecca was born in Castle Hill, Maine, May 17, 1936, the daughter of the late Alonzo and Leola (Richardson) Ellis. Her employment as secretary included Cardigan Mt. School, Keene Medical Products for 14 years, Meriden Congregational Church for five years and there by retiring to enjoy her …

George Hartwell Farewell

Monday, May 19, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — George Hartwell Farewell, 78, died unexpectedly Saturday, May 17, 2014, at his home while enjoying the company of his dog Rosey. He was born on March 31, 1936, to the late Austin & Gretchen (Pero) Farewell. George retired from the US Air Force after 18-plus …

Letter: Enfield Deserves Better Representation

Monday, May 19, 2014

To the Editor: We’re less than six months away from the November elections. We’re three weeks away from the filing dates for state offices. This will be the first time in 20 years that I’ll not seek the high privilege of representing Enfield in the New Hampshire House. …

Letter: Hypocrisy Abounds

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Hypocrisy Abounds To the Editor: It’s always amusing to hear so-called conservatives go on about big government only to realize they have been or are at the public trough themselves — whether it’s against a “socialized” health-care system while on their way to the VA hospital to get …

Letter: Hot Cars Are Death Traps for Dogs

Saturday, May 17, 2014

To the Editor: Every year, dogs die after being locked inside cars while their owners shop or run other errands. These tragic deaths are entirely preventable. Dog owners need to know the facts: Hot cars are death traps for dogs. When it is 72 degrees outside, the temperature …

Letter: Better to Raise the Minimum Wage

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Better to Raise the Minimum Wage To the Editor: When the New Hampshire Legislature failed to raise the minimum wage, I wondered how much my minimum wage of $1.25 an hour in the summer of 1961 would be worth now. The answer shocked and saddened me. I nominate …

Enfield Trainer Earns a Unique Award

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Lebanon — Fitness trainer Jamie Crowe has transformed herself from overweight and unmotivated into a nationally recognized “hottie.” Crowe, 35, was recently named one of Shape Magazine’s “Top 50 Hottest Female Trainers in America,” an annual list featuring …

Fr. Leo Maxfield, M.S.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — Committal services for Fr. Leo Maxfield, M.S., who died Dec. 21, 2013, in Lebanon, N.H., will be held at the La Salette cemetery on N.H. Route 4A in Enfield, on Friday, May 16, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. The Rev. Phil Negley, M.S., Provincial Superior, will …

Library and Preschool Will Honor the Life of Enfield Girl

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Enfield — Efforts are under way to honor the life and memory of Willa Shine Clark, a 4-year-old Enfield girl who died following an accident this spring. Mascoma Cooperative Preschool, in collaboration with Enfield Public Library, is accepting charitable contributions to create “Willa’s Corner,” a part of the …

Franklin “Frank” Clough

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — Franklin “Frank” Clough, 58, died suddenly Monday, May 5, 2014. He was born in Keene, N.H. to the late Sherman James & Dorothy Jean (Pillsbury) Clough on Jan. 13, 1956. He attended Newport High School and left school early to enlist in the U.S. Army. …

‘Claremont Boy’: The Boyhood (and Town) That Made the Man

Friday, May 9, 2014

Joe Steinfield left Claremont at age 18 to go to college and then law school, and has not lived there since. But in his mind he’s still a kid from Claremont, the place that was for him growing …