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Grafton County candidates are, top row, from left: Democrat Kelley Monahan and Republican Bill Sharp for Register of Deeds; Republican Karen Cervantes and Democrat Mike Cryans for District 1 commissioner. Bottom row, from left: Democrat Linda Lauer and Republican Stephen Whitney for District 2 commissioner; Independent Allan Monica, Democrat Martha Richards and Republican Paul Simard for District 3 commissioner. (Courtesy photographs)

4 Grafton County Offices Contested

Saturday, October 25, 2014

North Haverhill — Republicans are trying to unseat the three Democrats who serve as Grafton County commissioners in the 2014 elections, but the most colorful race — again — may be for the oft overlooked post of Register of Deeds. The Republicans primarily call for closer scrutiny of the county’s $39 million budget, particularly contributions to social-service agencies. Meanwhile, the …

The Call Of the Hall

Saturday, October 25, 2014

West Lebanon — Two of New Hampshire’s most historic and successful high school ice hockey programs are finally becoming legendary this weekend. The New Hampshire Legends of Hockey on Sunday will honor the Hanover High boys and girls hockey teams as part of its 13th annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony at Concord’s …

Monique Francoise Denoeu Cone

Friday, October 24, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — Monique Francoise Denoeu Cone, 85, of Hanover, died peacefully with family and friends nearby, at 12:45 p.m., on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. She passed away in Hanover, after a long illness. Monique was born in Ste. Mere Eglise, France, on June 16, 1929, to Suzanne Julie Chaise Denoeu and François Denoeu, Ph. D. The Denoeus were married in Paris in …

Fire Officials: Checking Smoke Alarms Could Save Your Life

Thursday, October 9, 2014

White River Junction —Functional smoke alarms increase a person’s chance of surviving a home fire by 50 percent, and almost two-thirds of home fire deaths resulted from fires in homes with missing, broken or un-powered smoke alarms. That’s according to research from the National Fire Protection Association, which …

Ruth Flint Fitchet Mead

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Ruth Flint Fitchet Mead, age 89, died Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, at Harvest Hill Retirement Center in Lebanon. The daughter of Roger Flint and Alice Lauterbach Flint of Newton Centre, Mass., she was a nationally ranked junior pairs figure skater who represented The Skating Club …

Anne J. Fair

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — Anne J. Fair, 80, passed away peacefully Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, she was a Multiple Myeloma survivor of 17 years. Anne was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on Nov. 22, 1933. She grew up in a brownstone on St. James Place surrounded by a multigenerational Irish …

Undocumented at Dartmouth College: New Student Group Offers Support for Immigrants

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Hanover — Even in privileged circumstances — say, while studying at Dartmouth College — life as an undocumented immigrant can be frightening and uncertain. For Oscar Cornejo, a sophomore from Illinois, it began at age 5, when his …

Wedding: Gunhouse — Sachs

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Hanover — Thea Joan Gunhouse and James Forsythe Sachs were married on Aug. 9, 2014, at The Inn at Fernbrook Farms in Chesterfield, N.J. The bride was escorted by her father, and the ceremony was performed by Tyler …

Fisher to Head Financial Planning Assoc.

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Hanover — Tim Fisher, manager partner of Brendel & Fisher Wealth Management, has been chosen as the new president of the Northern New England chapter of the Financial Planning Association. Fisher, who has lived in Lyme since 1976, has a 20-year career in the financial services industry, starting …

Efforts to Reform Immigration Policy Have Faltered

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Immigration has been a hotly contested issue in recent years, touched off in 2006 by a proposal from then-President George W. Bush to grant undocumented immigrants “guest-worker” status. Subsequently, Bush was a proponent both of stronger policing of the border and of a path to citizenship for unauthorized …

An Emphasis on Community

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Hanover — Upper Valley and Dartmouth Jewish communities converged on Dartmouth College’s campus Saturday in observance of the Jewish Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur. “If there’s one day a year a Jew would go to services, this would …

New Lodging Expands Upper Valley’s Hospitality Offerings

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Lebanon — As one hotel in the Route 120 corridor nears completion, another — which was originally green-lighted in January 2011 — is still awaiting a building permit and its developers are requesting more time to obtain one. …

A Lost Documentary Restored

Friday, October 3, 2014

In 1922 , Robert Flaherty, considered the first documentary filmmaker, had a huge success with his first feature-length film , Nanook of the North , which followed the lives of an Inuit family on Hudson Bay at the …