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Granite United Way Request Process Opens

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Granite United Way has opened its annual request for qualification process, in which nonprofits begin the process of becoming a qualified partner. Becoming a Granite United Way qualified partner enables nonprofits to take part in the organization’s community impact grant application process, join its Day of Caring Volunteer efforts and be listed in campaign materials for local and state employee giving campaigns. The deadline is Nov. 10. The requests will …

Granite State Farm Women

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Not long after Lebanon author Helen Brody and Cambridge, Mass., photographer Leslie Tuttle began to work on their new book about New Hampshire farm life , they discovered common threads among the women on the farms. All of the 20 women farmers featured in the book were different and from all over the …

Local Roundup: Thetford Pulls Off a Shocker in Williamstown

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Williamstown, Vt. — Cinderella must have been stowed away on the Thetford Academy boys soccer team bus to Williamstown for the opening round of the Vermont Division III playoffs on Tuesday afternoon. The 13th-seeded Panthers beat the fourth-seeded Blue Devils, winning 3-0 to stun the hosts on their home field. After a scoreless …

Sister Act: A Few Songs, a Few Jokes and a Whole Lot of Love

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Lebanon — It’s almost six o’clock on a Wednesday and the recreation room at Lebanon Center Genesis HealthCare is crowded with residents waiting for the top billing act of the week. Debbie Clough, Wanda Ellis, On Shin Pierson, …

Muriel June Foster

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Grafton, N.H. — Muriel June Foster, 76, formerly of West Canaan, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2015. She was born on July 26, 1938 in Enfield, N.H. to Morris A. & Hope M. (Chase) Wescott. Muriel grew up in Enfield and Married Eugene W. Foster Sr., Muriel helped …

Liberty Utilities, New Hampshire Electric Users to See Savings

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley residents served by Liberty Utilities and the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative will pay less for electricity come May 1. The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday approved Liberty Utilities’ request to decrease its electric energy service rates, and the New Hampshire Electric …

Muriel J. Foster

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Grafton, N.H. — Muriel J. Foster, 76, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2015. There will be no calling hours. Family and friends are invited to Muriel’s memorial service on Saturday, April 4, 2015, at 10 a.m. at the Enfield Methodist Church, the Rev. Peter Parent will officiate. An …

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 …

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” …

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 …