Grantham

Sullivan County to Hold Budget Hearing

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Newport — The county commissioners’ proposed $30.4 million Sullivan County budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 will be presented at a public hearing on June 2 at the town hall in Charlestown. The proposed spending plan represents an increase of 2.2 percent, or nearly $650,000, from this year’s and increases the amount to be raised by taxes among the 15 county municipalities by 1.2 percent, or $167,000. Sullivan …

A Life: Clarence Jacob (C.J.) Smith, 1942 — 2015; ‘He Was Quiet, Calm, Gentle... Except When We Scored’

Monday, May 25, 2015

West Lebanon — The NCAA Frozen Four college hockey championship stretches over a three-day period: semifinals, day off, finals. Fans of the event, or of the teams involved, routinely face a conundrum: What to do in a strange city on that middle day? Traveling with one or more of his three sons to …

Students Graduate RVCC

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Claremont — More than 220 students and their families celebrated their educational achievements Friday evening at the 47th commencement at River Valley Community College. “The veterans, single moms, first in family to go to college, and everyone who thought they couldn’t make it, who thought this day would never come — take a …

City Reviews After-School Program

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Lebanon — Administrators in the Lebanon School District are reviewing qualifications for after-school program providers for next school year. The decision comes less than a year after the district switched providers to Children’s Center of the Upper Valley, …

Thomas R. Willis, Jr.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Grantham, N.H. — Thomas R. Willis, Jr., 80, of Rt. 10, passed away March 1, 2015, at home following a long battle with cancer. Graveside services will take place at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 9, 2015, at Memorial Cemetery, on Learning Drive in Grantham with Fred Davis …

Donald “Don” Burt Batchelder

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Brattleboro, Vt. — Donald “Don” B. Batchelder, 85, of 46 Tyler Street, died Monday morning at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital. He was born in Barre, Vt. on May 1, 1929, the son of Harold and Audrey Batchelder. He attended schools there and was an outstanding athlete at Spaulding Academy. …

Robert Lewis McCredie

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Grantham, N.H — A memorial service for Robert Lewis McCredie who died March 18, 2015, will be held on Friday, May 22 at 2 p.m., at the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany, Cheney Street in Newport, N.H. …

Birth Announcements: April 26, 2015

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital ACKERMAN — A daughter, Amelia Louise Ackerman, born on April 21, 2015, to Hillary and Kyle Ackerman, of Lebanon. Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center MASON — A son, Coby James Mason, born on March 21, 2015, to Nicole and Brandon Mason, of Grantham. WEATHERELL — …

Grandparents Brag: April 26, 2015

Sunday, April 26, 2015

POLJACIK — A grandson, Evan Jacob Poljacik, born on March 15, 2015, to paternal grandparents, Jodie and Brian Poljacik, of Grantham. …

Mary (Wallace) Moulton-Pillsbury

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Grantham, N.H. — Mary (Wallace) Moulton-Pillsbury, 77, Pillsbury Road, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. surrounded by her family. She was born in Newport, N.H. on Jan. 26, 1938, the daughter of Clifton Wallace and Marie (Partridge) Van de Bogart. She attended …

Robert Schones

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Grantham, N.H. — Robert (Bob) “Peanut” Schones, age 90, of Grantham, a long-time former resident of Columbia Heights, Minn. and a Wabasha native, died Monday, April 13, 2015, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in White River Junction, Vt. He was born Sept. 12, 1924, in Wabasha, the son …

Sweeping Winter Away

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Jim Berg, of Grantham, sweeps away leftover sand from the United Methodist Church driveway in Grantham last week. Valley News — James M. Patterson …

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 …