Grantham

Betty C. Smith

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Grantham, N.H. — A memorial service for Betty C. Smith, 79, who died on Nov. 24, 2014, will be held on Saturday, April 18 at 1 p.m. at The North Universalist Chapel at 7 Church Street in Woodstock, Vt. with Reverend Daniel Jantos officiating. A reception will be held at the church after the memorial service. …

Region’s Sugarhouses Prep for Open House

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Scores of sugarhouses across the Twin States will open their doors for visitors next weekend. Related activities are also scheduled in Woodstock. Vermont’s annual Maple Open House weekend features an up-close look at maple syrup production, along with various activities and treats offered by individual sites. “Each sugarhouse is different,” the Vermont Maple Sugar Makers Association, which sponsors the event, said on its …

Robert L. McCredie

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Grantham, N.H. — Robert L. McCredie, 87, died peacefully at home Wednesday, March 18, 2015, in Grantham. Arrangements are pending. …

Grantham Town Meeting 2015 Results

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Grantham Number of Voters: na Number on Checklist: 2,560 Selectboard: Kenneth Story Planning Board: Peter A. Guillette Planning Board: Carl Hanson Trustee of Trust Funds: Robert A. Lewis Cemetery Trustee 3 yrs: Russell Bailey Jr. Library Trustee 3 yrs: Edward C. Jenik Jr. Library Trustee 3 yrs: Robert B. McCarthy Supervisor of the Checklist: Suzanne S. Goldman …

Dunbar Library Gets Boost at Grantham Town Meeting

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Grantham — Voters handily approved funding for expansion and renovations to the Dunbar Free Library in a swift Town Meeting on Tuesday evening that saw little discussion. The funding for the library renovations included a $495,000 bond that passed in ballot voting that was open for 90 minutes …

Eugene E. Albright

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Glens Falls, N.Y. — Eugene (Gene) E. Albright, age 68, passed away unexpectedly from a vascular incident at Glens Falls Hospital on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. He was born on Oct. 21, 1946, to Erving and Jean Albright along the Hudson River in Coxsackie, N.Y., where he spent …

Grantham Spending Down; Tax Rate Up

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Grantham — Despite reductions in the Grantham School District budget, taxes may go up slightly, which didn’t seem to bother voters who unanimously approved the spending plan Tuesday night with no changes during a short, 45-minute annual school meeting. The $8.2 million budget is $229,000, or 2.7 percent, …

Library, Bridge On Grantham Town Warrant

Friday, February 27, 2015

The Grantham School District meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 3, in the Grantham Village School gymnasium at 6:30 p.m. Town Meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 10, at the Town Hall at 5 p.m. Grantham — Voters will have much to consider at this year’s …

Beverly Patricia (Hazelton) Place

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Grantham, N.H. — Beverly Patricia (Hazelton) Place was born on Aug. 2, 1931, in West Lebanon, N.H. She died peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. She graduated from West Lebanon High School; where she loved playing basketball, in 1949. Mom was married to the love …

Newport Ends Backup Ambulance Services

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Newport — Staffing is the main reason why the Selectboard recently decided to end all backup ambulance service to several area towns, board Chairman Gary Nichols told an audience of mostly EMTs at a meeting Tuesday night in the Sugar River Valley Technical Center. As of June 30, …

Beverly Place

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Grantham, N.H. — Beverly Place, 83, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at Hanover Terrace health and rehab center. Arrangements are pending with Ricker Funeral Homes & Crematory of Lebanon and Enfield. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

David Erkson

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Burlington, Vt. — David Erkson, 84 of Burlington died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, surrounded by his family at the University of Vermont Medical Center after a period of declining health. He was born in Unionville, Conn. on Oct. 23, 1930, the son of the late Myron and Sarah …

‘Valley News’ to Publish New Monthly Business Magazine for Upper Valley

Sunday, February 22, 2015

West Lebanon — The Valley News has announced plans to expand its coverage of the Upper Valley business community with the publication of a new monthly magazine. The first issue of Enterprise: The Business Magazine of the Upper Valley, will be published on March 31. The free magazine …