Grafton

Counties Ranked on Wellness

Saturday, March 28, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley public health officials say an annual ranking of the health status of each county in the United States will help guide them as they create action plans to address the challenges area communities face. The 2015 County Health Rankings released Wednesday by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is one of several reports utilized by public health officials to evaluate existing health systems and plot steps for the future. “I think these are good because they tell us where we need to work,” said Dr. Robert Greene, chief population health management officer at …

William Milsom Summers

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Grafton, N.H. — William Milsom Summers, 83, of Grafton and Bradenton, Fla., passed away on Friday, March 13, 2015, in Concord, Mass., surrounded by his loving family. Bill was the second of five boys born to the late John Lionel Summers of Midsomer Norton, England, and Wilhelmina “Billie” (Clark) of Bathurst NSW, Australia. He is survived by his very beloved wife of 61 …

Mascoma School District Meeting 2015 Results

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Mascoma Valley Regional School District School Clerk 3 yrs: Kamala Tupper School Board (Enfield) 3 yrs: James Gerding School Board (Orange) 2 yrs: Kathleen Stacy School Board (Canaan) 3 yrs: Timothy Josephson Budget Committee (Canaan) 3 yrs: Philip Smith, Jr. Budget Committee (Enfield) 3 yrs: Daniel Kiley …

Grafton Town Meeting 2015 Results

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Grafton Number of Voters: na Number on Checklist: na Selectboard: Merle Kenyon Planning Board: Frank Neufell Planning Board: Maureen O’Reilly Budget Committee: Pamela Curran Trustee of Trust Funds: Joseph A. Brown Treasurer: Dotty Campbell Cemetery Trustee: Michele R. Norris Library Trustee 3 yrs: Jim Griffin …

Mascoma Budget OK’d

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Enfield — A $25 million operating budget that includes a $1 million bond payment to renovate the high school narrowly passed in Mascoma Valley Regional School District balloting Tuesday, while a raise for district teachers was approved by …

Grafton Elects Ex-Police Chief to Selectboard, Rejects Free State Articles

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Grafton — Voters on Tuesday elected Grafton’s former police chief and shot down a host of Free State-sponsored articles. The Grafton Public Library received a boost, as an article asking to raise $15,000 for its capital reserve fund …

Engagement: Albrecht — Dugan

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Grafton — Rebecca Anne Albrecht and Cody James Dugan have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Wendy Lee and Steven J. Albrecht, of Canaan. She graduated from Mascoma Valley Regional High School in 2010. The …

Dueling Library Proposals on Warrant

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Grafton — With Town Meeting approaching, some voters are seeking to defund the Grafton Public Library, while others want to move and upgrade the 92-year-old building, which has been cited for code violations. Chalk it up to free …

Push On Again to Reduce Budget

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Voting in Grafton for Town Meeting and Mascoma Valley Regional School District ballot voting takes place on Tuesday, March 10, with the polls open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Grafton Fire Station. Grafton — Town Meeting voters will decide a five-way Selectboard race and weigh …

Mascoma Valley Regional School District Contract on Warrants

Friday, February 20, 2015

Mascoma Valley Regional School District’s voting by Australian ballot will take place on Tuesday, March 10, at the following locations and times: Canaan Fire Station, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Dorchester Town Hall, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; …

Lebanon Boys Get a Big Scare From an Ancient Rival

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Lebanon — Time was, a couple of bucks and a shoehorn would net a seat in a jam-packed Lebanon High School gym on the rare occasions when the Raiders and neighboring Mascoma met on the basketball floor. Back then — as in the late 1980s — the Royals …

Few Changes to Warrant After Another Chaotic Meeting in Grafton

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Grafton — By the end of a 10 -hour deliberative session yesterday, no substantive changes had been made to the 36 articles on the warrant that Grafton residents will vote on next month. In some ways, the meeting …

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 …