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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 values and of the complex issues inherent …

Robert G. “Bob” Barnes, Jr.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Grantham, N.H. — Robert G. “Bob” Barnes, Jr., 85, resident of Grantham, died on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 in Lebanon, N.H. surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Flushing, N.Y. on Feb. 19, 1929, the son of Robert G. Barnes, Sr. and Sophie A. (Blazej) Barnes. He graduated from Bayside High …

Grantham’s Russell Defends Vermont Am Title in Playoff

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Burlington — Venerable Burlington Country Club isn’t so much a golf course upon which competitors take advantage as it is one that can easily take its advantage upon the field. Knowing that, Grantham’s Evan Russell approached the defense of his Vermont Golf Association amateur championship this week with a conservative game plan. By …

Jean Alice Myers Miller

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Greenwich, Conn. — Jean Alice Myers Miller, 92, died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014 at The Nathaniel Witherell, a nursing Center in Greenwich. Born in Naperville, Ill. on Jan. 15, 1922, the eldest daughter of Truman and Marianne (Brough) Myers, Jean went to high school in Naperville and then …

Jane E. LaHaye

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Concord, N.H. — Jane E. LaHaye, 61, passed away Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. She was born on Feb. 5, 1953 in Lebanon, N.H. to the late Daniel & Theresa (LeBrun) LaHaye Sr. Jane attended schools in Lebanon and later went on to beautician school. She loved flower gardening, …

Gale B. Schmidt

Friday, January 31, 2014

Grantham, N.H. — Gale B. Schmidt, 69, of Grantham, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at her home. Full obituary to follow. …

Local & Regional Briefs for Tuesday, Jan. 28

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Grantham School Board OKs Proposed $8.5M Budget Grantham — The School Board last week approved a proposed budget of almost $8.5 million for next school year, a 6.4 percent increase over current spending. The proposal, an increase of …

Grantham Man Joins RSG Board

Sunday, January 26, 2014

White River Junction — RSG Director Dan Weinstein, of Grantham, and RSG Senior Director Peter Plumeau, of South Burlington, Vt., have been appointed to the RSG board of directors by the company’s Employee Stock Ownership Plan trustees. The …

Elizabeth Collyer Hayes

Friday, January 24, 2014

Grantham, N.H. — Elizabeth Collyer Hayes, 86, of Eastman, passed away following a brief decline of health at the New London Hospital, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2013. Bets was born in East Orange, N.J., on April 6, 1927, daughter of the late Frank and Isabel (Huff) Collyer. She grew …

Mary Elizabeth “Bess” Hastings

Friday, January 17, 2014

Grantham, N.H. — Mary Elizabeth “Bess” Hastings died on Jan. 15, 2014, at the age of 78. She passed away peacefully at home, in Grantham comforted by her children and husband of 21 years, Paul Hastings. She was born on Jan. 15, 1936, in East Orange, N.J. She …

James W. “Jim” Palmer

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — James W. “Jim” Palmer, 47, a former resident of Windsor passed away Sunday afternoon, Jan. 12, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. following a long struggle with multiple sclerosis. Jim was born Jan. 11, 1967, in Claremont, N.H. the son of Wesley R. and Marciel L. (Miller) …

Betty L. Yukica

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Grantham, N.H. — Betty L. Yukica passed away peacefully at home in Grantham on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at the age of 75. Betty is survived by her husband, Joe of 54 years; her three sons; and four grandchildren. Betty was born Oct. 9 1938, in Pueblo, Colo. …

Busy Day for Emergency Responders

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Ascutney — The one-two punch of drenching rain and dropping temperatures sent Upper Valley motorists slipping across ice-slicked roads Monday, when both interstates 89 and 91 were temporarily closed because of tractor trailer mishaps and emergency officials reported numerous accidents and outages. Both tractor-trailer accidents involved the operators …