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Lined up to go outside Isabelle Caffrey. left, and Aaralyn Chiasson both first-graders practice some dance moves during their after school program at the Hanover Street School in Lebanon, N.H., on May 5, 2015. Second-grader Giada Kennedy watches them{Valley News - Jennifer Hauck)
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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, a move that drew criticism last fall from some families who were participating in the program. “We simply thought it would be …

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 officiating. …

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. Don attended Vermont Junior College for 2 years and then enlisted in the Navy, where …

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 …

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. …