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Iva N. Provencal

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Casa Grande, Ariz. — Iva N. Provencal, 79, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Casa Grande hospital in Arizona. She was born Oct. 29, 1934, in Grantham, N.H. She worked at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H., for 29 years as supervisor of residential life. She retired in 1998, then moved to Arizona. She is survived by her companion of 18 years, Pete Cote; her beloved children, William Provencal of Arizona and his two sons, Scott and Sean; her daughter, Dolores Lizotte and husband, Paul of Canaan, N.H., and their children, Christopher and Chelsey; her daughter, Cynthia Tibbetts and husband of Canaan, and their children, Amanda and Matthew; and one sister, Becky Flynn of Cornish, N.H.; …

State. Sen. Odell, R-New London, Plans to Step Down at End of Term

Saturday, April 19, 2014

New London — State Sen. Bob Odell, a moderate Republican known as a pivotal and principled vote in Concord, announced Friday he would not seek a seventh term in the state Senate, saying he is ready to spend more time with his family and friends. “As my colleagues all know, serving in the …

Eastman Expansion Questioned: Community Considers $5.7 Million Center Upgrade

Monday, April 7, 2014

Grantham — Some residents of Eastman, a private residential community, are raising questions about a proposed $5.7 million renovation and expansion of the community’s main facility, which includes a public restaurant and golf pro shop. In addition to upgrading the heating and air conditioning system with a geothermal system, improvements to the Center …

Grantham School Budget Passes Easily

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Grantham — By an overwhelming majority, voters Tuesday night approved a more than 6 percent increase in the operating budget for the Grantham School District. Hardly any of the 124 voters at the meeting spoke against the $509,339 overall increase in the school budget. The $8.4 million budget …

Letter: So Many Questions

Monday, March 3, 2014

To the Editor: I have some questions: If, according to our president, the Affordable Care Act will save $2500 off individual health insurance costs, why are school districts and towns requesting increased budgets partly due to increased health-care costs? If the attorney general of the United States recently …

Geraldine Fay Moulton

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Grantham, N.H. — Geraldine Fay Moulton, 88, of North Grantham, passed away at the New London Hospital Wednesday Morning, Feb. 26, 2014. Gerry was born in Newport, N.H. on Dec. 2, 1925, daughter to the late Leslie and Helen (LaFountain) Moulton. She was raised and educated in Campton, …

Comfort, Food: David’s House Benefits From Grantham Mac ’n Cheese Festival

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Grantham — While the first wave of connoisseurs flooded into the food festival benefiting Al Wakefield’s favorite cause early Saturday afternoon, the longtime David’s House volunteer ’fessed up. “Macaroni and cheese is one of my least favorite things,” …

In Grantham, More Sought for Schools

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Grantham School District meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 4, at 6:30 p.m., in the Grantham Village School gymnasium. Town Meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 11, at 5 p.m. in the Grantham Town Hall to …

Joan (Concannon) Mannix

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Grantham, N.H. — Joan (Concannon) Mannix, 91, of Troon Drive in Grantham, N.H., died on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at her home in Eastman, N.H., surrounded by her family. Joan was born in Milwaukee, Wis., to Helen (Hurley) and Leo J. Concannon. A graduate of Newton High School, …

Jean Alice Myers Miller

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Greenwich, Conn. — Jean Alice Myers Miller, 92, died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014 at The Nathaniel Witherell, a nursing Center in Greenwich. Born in Naperville, Ill. on Jan. 15, 1922, the eldest daughter of Truman and Marianne (Brough) Myers, Jean went to high school in Naperville and then …

Jane E. LaHaye

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Concord, N.H. — Jane E. LaHaye, 61, passed away Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. She was born on Feb. 5, 1953 in Lebanon, N.H. to the late Daniel & Theresa (LeBrun) LaHaye Sr. Jane attended schools in Lebanon and later went on to beautician school. She loved flower gardening, …

Gale B. Schmidt

Friday, January 31, 2014

Grantham, N.H. — Gale B. Schmidt, 69, of Grantham, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at her home. Full obituary to follow. …

Local & Regional Briefs for Tuesday, Jan. 28

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Grantham School Board OKs Proposed $8.5M Budget Grantham — The School Board last week approved a proposed budget of almost $8.5 million for next school year, a 6.4 percent increase over current spending. The proposal, an increase of …