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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 …

In Grantham, More Sought for Schools

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Grantham School District meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 4, at 6:30 p.m., in the Grantham Village School gymnasium. Town Meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 11, at 5 p.m. in the Grantham Town Hall to …

Joan (Concannon) Mannix

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Grantham, N.H. — Joan (Concannon) Mannix, 91, of Troon Drive in Grantham, N.H., died on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at her home in Eastman, N.H., surrounded by her family. Joan was born in Milwaukee, Wis., to Helen (Hurley) and Leo J. Concannon. A graduate of Newton High School, …

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) …