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Grantham

Martha Lynn Hale

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Wayland, Mass. — Martha Lynn (Griffith) Hale of Wayland, formerly of Grantham, N.H.; Chagrin Falls, Ohio; Shelbyville, Tenn. died on Monday, July 21, 2014, at the age of 92. Beloved wife of the late Samuel N. Hale. Loving mother of M. Susan Elliott and her husband, David of South Natick, Mass. and the late Marilyn H. Nottage and her surviving husband, Barry of Nassau, Bahamas. Grandmother of Sean and Jamie Nottage of Nassau and Kathryn Elliott of South Natick. Great-grandmother of Haley, Kelsey, Tamsin, and Lila. Sister of the late William M. Griffith Jr. and James L. Griffith. Martha Lynn grew up in Tennessee Walking Horse country under the watchful, yet mischievous eyes of an …

Forum, July 25: Enough About the Co-op; More About the Co-op; Hartford Track Vote; The Hole Story on Interchange Drive

Friday, July 25, 2014

The Co-op, in Two Words To the Editor: Enough already. Edmund Coffin Strafford Those With a Vested Interest To the Editor: At Wednesday’s board meeting of the Hanover Co-op, 14 people spoke in favor of the management. Of the 14 who supported them, seven had a vested economic interest. They were vendors, merchandisers and store employees who in some form or another receive …

Forum, July 23: More About the Co-op; No More Co-op; Thanks, Shawn Braley

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Don’t Rush to Judgment To the Editor: The recent controversy about firings at the Co-op seems to revolve around how a values-based organization could so abruptly dismiss employees considered by many to be very competent and helpful. We have long been Co-op members and one of us served on the Co-op board for many years, so we are fully aware both of co-operative …

Letter: Lifting Minorities Out of Poverty

Saturday, March 15, 2014

To the Editor: Tom Dreisbach wrote (Forum, March 2) in response to an earlier letter from us. It is always a pleasure to read a response; we know at least one person has read the letter and cared enough to offer an opinion, even though, in this case, …

Grantham Residents Breeze Through Budget

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Grantham — A full house of voters dispensed with the town’s business in a little over an hour, approving budgets and the lease-purchase of a plow truck with nary a “nay” vote. In all-day balloting, voters also re-elected Selectman Warren Kimball, who ran unopposed. Voters approved spending just …

Engagement: McGuire — MacDonald

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Grantham — April and Jeffrey McGuire, of Grantham, and Anne Marie and Mark MacDonald, of Arlington, Mass., have announced the engagement of their children, Katelyn McGuire and Christopher MacDonald. The bride-to-be graduated from Stevens High School in 2002. …

Gale B. Schmidt

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Grantham, N.H. — Gale B. Schmidt, age 69, died on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at her home in Grantham. Gale was born to the late Stanley and Lillis Bunce on Sept. 2, 1944, in Summit, N.J. She grew up with her brother and sister in rural Grafton, N.Y., …

Russell F. Johnson

Friday, March 7, 2014

Oxnard, Calif. — Russell F. Johnson passed in his sleep on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, after a two-month fight against acute leukemia. Even 59 years of loving each other was not long enough, says Grace. Russell F. Johnson was born to Violet and Roy Johnson on Jan. 1, …

Russell F. Johnson

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Oxnard, Calif. — Russell F. Johnson passed in his sleep on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, after a two-month fight against acute leukemia. Even 59 years of loving each other was not long enough, says Grace. Russell F. Johnson was born to Violet and Roy Johnson on Jan. 1, …

Grantham School Budget Passes Easily

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Grantham — By an overwhelming majority, voters Tuesday night approved a more than 6 percent increase in the operating budget for the Grantham School District. Hardly any of the 124 voters at the meeting spoke against the $509,339 overall increase in the school budget. The $8.4 million budget …

Letter: So Many Questions

Monday, March 3, 2014

To the Editor: I have some questions: If, according to our president, the Affordable Care Act will save $2500 off individual health insurance costs, why are school districts and towns requesting increased budgets partly due to increased health-care costs? If the attorney general of the United States recently …

Geraldine Fay Moulton

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Grantham, N.H. — Geraldine Fay Moulton, 88, of North Grantham, passed away at the New London Hospital Wednesday Morning, Feb. 26, 2014. Gerry was born in Newport, N.H. on Dec. 2, 1925, daughter to the late Leslie and Helen (LaFountain) Moulton. She was raised and educated in Campton, …

Comfort, Food: David’s House Benefits From Grantham Mac ’n Cheese Festival

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Grantham — While the first wave of connoisseurs flooded into the food festival benefiting Al Wakefield’s favorite cause early Saturday afternoon, the longtime David’s House volunteer ’fessed up. “Macaroni and cheese is one of my least favorite things,” …