Grantham

Leon M. Winchester

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Northfield, Vt. — Leon M. Winchester, 85, passed away peacefully Saturday afternoon Aug. 22, 2015, at Mayo Healthcare in Northfield. He was born in Richmond, Minn. on Oct. 21, 1929, the eldest son of Harry E. and Margaret (Kapsch) Winchester. Leon grew up in South Ryegate, Vt., attended grade school there and graduated from Wells River High School. He also attended Lyndon State College. On June 26, 1955, Leon married Joyce Sargent of East Cabot, and they began their married life together in Danville, Vt. They recently celebrated their 60th anniversary. In 1960, Leon and Joyce built a new home in Barre Town where they raised their family and resided until 2014. Leon spent his …

‘She Doesn’t Back Off’: Sullivan County Manager Battles ALS Diagnosis

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Newport — For 4½ months between the late-summer night that friends noticed her slurring her words and the midwinter day that neurologists identified the source of the problem, Sullivan County Manager Jessie Levine wondered which enemy she’d be fighting. After ruling out a stroke, a brain tumor and Lyme disease as causes early …

A Life: Joseph W. Bergin, 1924-2015; ‘He Was Always Wanting to Do for Others’

Sunday, August 9, 2015

New London — Negotiating a real estate contract at age 90 sounds impressive. Pair that with driving golf balls on Sunday afternoons at Eastman Golf Links and volunteering for six hours a week at New London Hospital, and it highlights some of the activities of Joe Bergin, a World War II veteran who …

Sweeping Winter Away

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Jim Berg, of Grantham, sweeps away leftover sand from the United Methodist Church driveway in Grantham last week. Valley News — James M. Patterson …

Liberty Utilities, New Hampshire Electric Users to See Savings

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley residents served by Liberty Utilities and the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative will pay less for electricity come May 1. The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday approved Liberty Utilities’ request to decrease its electric energy service rates, and the New Hampshire Electric …

Robert L. McCredie

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Grantham, N.H. — A service to celebrate his life will be held at a later date for Robert L. McCredie, who died peacefully on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at his home in Grantham after a long illness. Bob was born March 24, 1927, in Albany, N.Y., son of …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Robert L. McCredie

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Grantham, N.H. — Robert L. McCredie, 87, died peacefully at home Wednesday, March 18, 2015, in Grantham. Arrangements are pending. …

Grantham Town Meeting 2015 Results

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Grantham Number of Voters: na Number on Checklist: 2,560 Selectboard: Kenneth Story Planning Board: Peter A. Guillette Planning Board: Carl Hanson Trustee of Trust Funds: Robert A. Lewis Cemetery Trustee 3 yrs: Russell Bailey Jr. Library Trustee 3 yrs: Edward C. Jenik Jr. Library Trustee 3 yrs: Robert B. McCarthy Supervisor of the Checklist: Suzanne S. Goldman …

Dunbar Library Gets Boost at Grantham Town Meeting

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Grantham — Voters handily approved funding for expansion and renovations to the Dunbar Free Library in a swift Town Meeting on Tuesday evening that saw little discussion. The funding for the library renovations included a $495,000 bond that passed in ballot voting that was open for 90 minutes …

Eugene E. Albright

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Glens Falls, N.Y. — Eugene (Gene) E. Albright, age 68, passed away unexpectedly from a vascular incident at Glens Falls Hospital on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. He was born on Oct. 21, 1946, to Erving and Jean Albright along the Hudson River in Coxsackie, N.Y., where he spent …