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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 graduated from the Choate School and Dartmouth College where he played varsity soccer and was a member of Psi Upsilon fraternity and Dragon Senior Society. Following graduation he was a navigator on air refueling tankers in the Strategic Air Command, and after his discharge began a 32 year career in commercial banking. He was, for many years, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of the Souhegan National …

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 Jack Showerman and began their family. One of Caren’s greatest accomplishment’s was the development of …

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 the service. …

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 …

Arnold Robert Appell

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Deerfield Beach, Fla. — Arnold Robert Appell passed away peacefully with his family at his side on Wednesday, May 14, 2014, in Deerfield Beach. He grew up in Belle Harbor, N.Y., before moving to Norwalk, Conn., where he excelled as a varsity athlete in football, baseball and basketball …

Sullivan County Outlays Up $600K

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Newport — County commissioners will present a $29.8 million proposed budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 at a public hearing next Monday . If the Sullivan County delegation of state representatives approves the spending plan as recommended, county officials anticipate a 3 cent increase in the …

Barbara Harmon Roll

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — Barbara Harmon Roll passed away on April 29, 2014, at Wheelock Terrace in Hanover. She was 95. Born in Newbury, Vt., Barbara was the eldest child of Major General Ernest N. Harmon, U.S. Army, and his wife Leona Tuxbury Harmon of West Newbury, Vt. Gen. …