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Wedding: Tomlinson — Ashey

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Sunapee — Patience Tomlinson and Patrick Ashey were married on Aug. 22, 2015, at St. James Church, in Sunapee. The bride’s father escorted her down the aisle and the Rev. Alice Roberts officiated at the ceremony. Jenna Tomlinson was the maid of honor. Kathryn Tomlinson, Liz Cooper and Hillary Gray were the bridesmaids. Andrew Ashey was the best man. Logan Bergeron, Scott Davis and Travis Pelletier were the groomsmen. Theresa LaHaye was the flower girl and the bridegroom’s son, Hayden Ashey, was the ring bearer. The reception was held at the home of the bride’s parents in Georges Mills. The bride is the daughter of …

Fiorina Eager for a Fight

Friday, November 6, 2015

Newport — Though she has fallen back in the polls since capturing national attention in the first Republican debates, former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina, the lone woman in the large GOP presidential field, told her audience Thursday evening she is eager to take on Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic nominee. “You know …

N.H. Legislature to Meet On Opioid Problem

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Newport — Gov. Maggie Hassan won approval Wednesday from the Executive Council to convene a special legislative session later this month to consider legislation that will address the state’s growing opiate and heroin crisis, which has claimed nearly 260 lives this year. Only District 5’s Republican Councilor David Wheeler opposed Hassan’s motion, while …

Birth Announcements: April 26, 2015

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital ACKERMAN — A daughter, Amelia Louise Ackerman, born on April 21, 2015, to Hillary and Kyle Ackerman, of Lebanon. Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center MASON — A son, Coby James Mason, born on March 21, 2015, to Nicole and Brandon Mason, of Grantham. WEATHERELL — …

Grandparents Brag: April 26, 2015

Sunday, April 26, 2015

POLJACIK — A grandson, Evan Jacob Poljacik, born on March 15, 2015, to paternal grandparents, Jodie and Brian Poljacik, of Grantham. …

Mary (Wallace) Moulton-Pillsbury

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Grantham, N.H. — Mary (Wallace) Moulton-Pillsbury, 77, Pillsbury Road, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. surrounded by her family. She was born in Newport, N.H. on Jan. 26, 1938, the daughter of Clifton Wallace and Marie (Partridge) Van de Bogart. She attended …

Robert Schones

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Grantham, N.H. — Robert (Bob) “Peanut” Schones, age 90, of Grantham, a long-time former resident of Columbia Heights, Minn. and a Wabasha native, died Monday, April 13, 2015, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in White River Junction, Vt. He was born Sept. 12, 1924, in Wabasha, the son …

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 …