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Forrester, Little Win Contested Primaries

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

State Sen. Jeanie Forrester turned back a challenge Tuesday against a Free State Project Republican from Grafton in the New Hampshire Senate District 2 primary. The Meredith Republican, who chairs the Senate Finance Committee and is seeking a third term, had 79 percent of the vote, compared to 21 percent for Grafton Republican Tim Condon, with 24 of 27 towns reporting. Condon, a libertarian-leaning lawyer in Florida, had largely stayed …

Republicans Vie for Sullivan District Seats

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Grantham — A former president of Lebanon College is among three Republicans running in a contested primary for the two-seat Sullivan 1 House district representing Cornish, Grantham, Plainfield and Springfield. Donald Wenz retired from Lebanon College, which recently canceled classes for the fall, four years ago and is making his first run for political office. Also on the ballot are Laura Ward, of …

Forum, Aug. 28: Why Lebanon College Canceled Classes; Waiting for Annie Kuster; Hanover’s Yard Sale; Are Volunteer Jobs Really Jobs?

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Why Classes Were Called Off To the Editor: You have suggested that the board and administration of Lebanon College should explain our unanticipated decision that the college was not financially strong enough to offer classes this fall (“A College Drops Out: Lebanon College Was an Asset,” Aug. 23). It is a decision that we reached with extreme reluctance and only at a point …

Wedding: Armstrong — Bean

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Grantham — Jennifer R. Bean and David A. Armstrong were married on April 18, 2014, at the Exeter Inn, in Exeter, N.H. The bridegroom’s mother, a justice of the peace, officiated the wedding. His sons, Jaret W. Armstrong …

Donald W. Barton, Jr.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Grantham, N.H. — Donald W. Barton, Jr., 63, of Rt. 10, died at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., April 14, 2014, following a heart attack. Donald was born in Newport, N.H., Aug. 3, 1950, son of the late Donald Walter, Sr. and Leila K. (Sanborn) Barton. He …

Retired Teacher Seeks Odell’s Seat

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Sunapee — A first-term Democrat who represents several Sullivan County towns in the New Hampshire House formally declared her candidacy for the District 8 state Senate seat now held by Republican Bob Odell, who is retiring. “During my …

More Doctors Hit by Fraud

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Lebanon — Another two dozen physicians and other medical personnel in the Twin States have had their Social Security numbers stolen and then used to file fraudulent federal tax returns, bringing the total number of victims to more than 180, according to medical society officials in Vermont and …

Iva N. Provencal

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Casa Grande, Ariz. — Iva N. Provencal, 79, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Casa Grande hospital in Arizona. She was born Oct. 29, 1934, in Grantham, N.H. She worked at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H., for 29 years as supervisor of residential life. She retired in 1998, …

State. Sen. Odell, R-New London, Plans to Step Down at End of Term

Saturday, April 19, 2014

New London — State Sen. Bob Odell, a moderate Republican known as a pivotal and principled vote in Concord, announced Friday he would not seek a seventh term in the state Senate, saying he is ready to spend …

Eastman Expansion Questioned: Community Considers $5.7 Million Center Upgrade

Monday, April 7, 2014

Grantham — Some residents of Eastman, a private residential community, are raising questions about a proposed $5.7 million renovation and expansion of the community’s main facility, which includes a public restaurant and golf pro shop. In addition to …

Patricia “Pat” Molloy

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Lakeway, Texas — Patricia “Pat” Molloy, 57 of Lakeway passed away on Thursday, March 27, 2014. Pat was born in Albany, N.Y. on May 6, 1956 to William G. and Margaret D. Burns. Pat grew up in Ridgewood, N.J., attending Immaculate Heart Academy and later graduated from Union …

Letter: Vt. Legislature Is Arrogant

Thursday, March 27, 2014

To the Editor: “Vt. Senate Votes for Ban on Privatizing Schools” (March 16) was a small article, but it spoke volumes about Vermont. The town of Westford wants to consider changing its schools from public to private, following the lead of two other Vermont school districts that have …

Letter: What Is Kenyon Trying to Say

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

To the Editor: I am scratching my head as to what Jim Kenyon is attempting to accomplish with his columns on the Co-op Foodstores. He lays out some very simple facts, then distorts them. To what end? Has the Co-op fallen from grace? Has the Co-op failed to …