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Roger O. Gossett

Friday, October 31, 2014

Grantham, N.H. — Roger O. Gossett, 66, died Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio to the late William D. & Donna M. (Zingery) Gossett. Roger grew up in California. Following graduation he moved back to Toledo, Ohio where he was employed with Norfolk & Western Railroad and met his future wife, Patti Cranmore. They were married in 1973 and moved to California where Roger worked as a Design Engineer in metal manufacturing. He was a dedicated volunteer involved with California Mtn Search & Rescue and San Gorgonio Wilderness Association. In 2002, he and Patti moved to N.H. where Roger worked as a Senior Design Engineer for New England Industries. Roger loved …

Former Teacher, Bank Exec Battle for N.H. Senate Seat

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Newport — A feisty race between a retired Kearsarge Regional High School teacher and a former banking industry executive is taking place for New Hampshire’s District 8 Senate seat, with life experience and considerations such as Medicaid expansion among the issues at play. State Rep. Linda Tanner, D-Sunapee, who taught health and physical …

Roger O. Gossett

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Grantham, N.H. — Roger O. Gossett, 66, of Eastman, died Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. Family and friends are invited to the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, for memorial calling hours from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. with a memorial service to begin at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. An obituary will be published in a later edition …

Forum, July 2: The Co-Op Debate Continues

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Co-op Board Must Answer To the Editor: When I came down to Sunday breakfast my husband said, “The news is going to make you very angry.” Given the news that we read daily, that was not much of a bulletin, however, when I read about the firing of …

Forum, June 22: Obamacare: Fear of Snakes; Exchange Students

Sunday, June 22, 2014

The Real Scoop on Obamacare To the Editor: I suspect that any British citizen who might Google any one of our daily newspapers in the U.S. on any given day would find many front-page articles damning our health care system, our economy and, given the frequency of gun …

Where Do We Go From Here?

Friday, June 20, 2014

Mary Rodriguez and her son Ian Vaughan review their maps outside the home of Rodriguez’s boyfriend John Huysentruyte, of Grantham, in preparation for their move to California earlier this month. Valley News — James M. Patterson …

Marilyn Moore Benton

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Brattleboro, Vt. — Marilyn M. Benton, 87, formerly of Park Laughton Road in Dummerston, died peacefully early Saturday afternoon, May 17, 2014, at the Thompson House Nursing Home. She had been a resident of the facility for the last six years. Mrs. Benton was born in Brattleboro on …

Turning a Page on an Old House

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Grantham — After nearly 35 years of working part-time at the Dunbar Free Library, Joey Holmes still can’t resist peeking out the south windows once in a while to see what’s going on at her childhood home next …

Arthur W. Lotz

Friday, June 13, 2014

Grantham, N.H. — Arthur Lotz, 84, died on Friday, May 30, 2014, at his home in Eastman, Grantham. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of Charles and Clara Lohmann Lotz in Feb. 24, 1927. The family moved to several locations in New York and New Jersey, …

Forum, June 11: Dartmouth ‘Brand,’; Let There Be Solar; Eating Garlic Mustard

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Big Money Vs. Obamacare To the Editor: Turn on your TV set here in New Hampshire of late and sooner or later you will surely be confronted by an earnest young woman speaking in dulcet tones reminding us that the Affordable Care Act simply “is not working,” and …

Sunday Forum: Co-op Values Are Superior; U.S. Food Aid Needs to Be Reformed

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Co-op Values Are Superior To the Editor: Once again Jim Kenyon feels the need to bash the Co-op Food Stores (“Co-op & Competitor” June 4). I think I need to tell him some things about food. Sometimes when I tell people that food is political, they look at …

Joseph W. Miley, Jr.

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Grantham, N.H. — Joseph W. Miley, Jr., 83, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, June 4, 2014, with his loving family and devoted Scotties at his side. He was born on Sept. 23, 1930, in Boston, Mass. He is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph W. Miley, …

Forum Letters for June 6: Capital Punishment, Conservative Credentials, Citizens Against Potholes

Friday, June 6, 2014

End Capital Punishment in N.H. To the Editor: The New Hampshire Senate has recently, by a tie vote, chosen to retain capital punishment in New Hampshire law. Michael Addison (now 33), the killer of Manchester police officer Michael Briggs, has been New Hampshire’s only death-row prisoner since his …