Grantham

Counties Ranked on Wellness

Saturday, March 28, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley public health officials say an annual ranking of the health status of each county in the United States will help guide them as they create action plans to address the challenges area communities face. The 2015 County Health Rankings released Wednesday by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is one of several reports utilized by public health officials to evaluate existing health systems and plot steps for the future. “I think these are good because they tell us where we need to work,” said Dr. Robert Greene, chief population health management officer at …

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 …

Democrats Sweep Claremont

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Although House Democratic candidates swept Claremont, it appeared Republicans gained a seat in the county delegation with wins in Newport and Charlestown. In Claremont, the largest community in the county, state Rep. John Cloutier, D-Claremont, was re-elected to his 12th two-year term in the Legislature Tuesday, defeating state …

Little Leads for N.H. District 8 Seat

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Newport — A former bank industry executive who ran as a moderate Republican was holding a lead in the vacant Senate District 8 seat Tuesday over a Sunapee Democrat who was a longtime teacher at Kearsarge Regional High School. Weare Republican Jerry Little, a ninth-generation New Hampshire native, …

Raymond Alton Sanville Sr.

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Grantham, N.H. — Raymond Alton Sanville Sr., passed away Thursday, October 30, 2014, at DHMC in Lebanon, N.H., at the age of 66, after a long battle with lung cancer. The son of Edward Henry Sanville and Ethel Badger Sanville, he was born June 9, 1948, on Poverty …

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 & …

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 …

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 …

Raymond B. Woolson

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Grantham, N.H. — Raymond B. Woolson, 81, of Grantham, died on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. Born the son of Raymond B. Woolson and Harriette Lewis Woolson in New Haven, Conn., he was raised in West Hartford, Conn. and …

Caren D. Calafati

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Grantham, n.h. — Caren D. Calafati, 61, of Eastman, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. She was born in Northport, N.Y., to the late Alan and Dixie (Mason) Calafati. Caren grew up and went to schools in Northport and received her masters from Dartmouth. She met and married …

Robert “Bob” Barnes

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Grantham, n.h. — Family and friends of Robert “Bob” Barnes are invited to attend a gathering celebrating his life Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. at the Center at Eastman. All are invited to share stories and memories. Bob died July 15, 2014. Reception and refreshments following …

Caren D. Calafati

Friday, September 19, 2014

Eastman, N.H. — Caren D. Calafati, 61, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Family and friends are invited to the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon to a memorial calling hour on Tuesday, Sept. 23, from 5 p.m. to 6 pm. A memorial service will follow at 6 pm …