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Planners Study I-89 Bus Route

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Lebanon — Regional planners are exploring the possibility of establishing commuter bus service along Interstate 89 from New London to Lebanon and Hanover. Though they believe the demand is there because of population growth and commuting patterns , planners hope to determine whether it is sufficient to support such a service, how much it would cost to buy buses and operate the service and which transportation company might be best suited to provide it. “We talk a lot about congestion issues along the I-89 corridor,” said Nate Miller, executive director of the Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission. “This is a way we can …

Illness Doesn’t Slow Down Grantham Triathlete

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Lebanon — Triathlete Gary Snow had ridden his way to third place overall during the cycling portion of the 2012 Ironman Lake Placid when he realized something inside his body wasn’t right. Deep abdominal pain had begun to develop, followed shortly by nausea and fatigue. Though he’d hoped to qualify for the Ironman …

Patricia A. (Henry) Davis

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Grantham, N.H. — Patricia A. (Henry) Davis, 89, of Grantham and formerly of Quakertown, Pa., beloved wife of Richard A. Davis, passed away Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, at the Kendal nursing facility in Hanover, N.H. Pat was born and spent most of her life in Quakertown. She was a graduate of Quakertown High School, Class of 1944, and of Wilson College, Class of …

Birth Announcements: July 12, 2015

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital JENKYN — A son, Edward Alexander Jenkyn, born on March 9, 2015, to Aaron and Marcus Jenkyn, of Grantham. Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center GOINSALVOS — Twin daughters, Maeve Addilyn Goinsalvos and Ayvah Hazel Goinsalvos, born on April 29, 2015, to Kacey Gassett and Dylan …

Teens From Claremont, Grantham Headed for State 4-H Horse Show

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Newport — Three teenagers will represent Sullivan County at the State 4-H Horse Show next weekend. Anna Avery, 15, of Claremont, Hannah Hastings, 15, of Grantham, and Jessica Hastings, 13, of Grantham, will exhibit their horses at the Deerfield Fairgrounds on July 17 and 18. In order to …

Birth Announcements: June 28, 2015

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center DARLING — A son, Jacob Eli-Roy Darling, born on April 19, 2015, to Crystal and Thomas Darling, of Grantham. FIELDS — A son, Cian Willis Fields, born on May 23, 2015, to Brittany Lynn Grant-Paul and Nathan Zane Fields, of Windsor. …

Sullivan County Agency Has New Executive Director

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Newport — The Sullivan County group working to connect Claremont and Lebanon with a bus route along Route 120 is hoping that its new executive director will drive efforts to expand its transportation offerings. The Community Alliance of …

Birth Announcements: June 14, 2015

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center OSTERLOH — A daughter, Piper Lux Osterloh, born on May 22, 2015, to Theresa and Martin Osterloh, of Grantham. MORRILL — A son, Wyatt Michael Morrill, born on May 23, 2015, to Kristi Bonnell and Timothy Morrill, of Hartland. SMITH — A son, Joseph James …

YMCA to Operate After-Care Program in Lebanon

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Lebanon — After one year with the Children’s Center of the Upper Valley providing care at Mount Lebanon Elementary School and Hanover Street School, the Lebanon School District has opted to return to YMCA Camp Coniston as its after-school care provider for students in grades K-5 beginning in …

Wheels on and Ready to Run

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Grantham — Andrea Conger has always been a fan of the underdog. So it was no surprise when the Grantham resident adopted three special needs Chihuahuas from the Upper Valley Humane Society this year and added them to …

Anna Lynn Schotanus

Friday, May 29, 2015

Grantham, N.H. — Anna Lynn Schotanus, 61, died unexpectedly on Friday, April 24, 2015, at her apartment in Falls Church, Va. Anna was born on June 9, 1954, at Fort Campbell, Ky. to Merle W. and Helen D. Schotanus. She was brought home from the Fort Campbell Army …

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 …

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 …