Haverhill

Charlie Barry, photographed at his home in North Haverhill, N.H., on June 2, 2015, recently published a book titled, "Behind Badge 32: True Stories of a New Hampshire Conservation Officer," in which he describes his experience serving the New Hampshire Department of Fish and Game for 28 years. (Valley News - Sarah Shaw) <p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.</i></p>

N. Haverhill Resident’s Memoir an Enjoyable Trip Through Rural New England

Saturday, June 27, 2015

“Behind Badge 32” by Charles E. Barry; Bondcliff Books; 236 pages; $19.95 North Haverhill — Transcribed by his wife, Becky Barry, from audio recordings of his own spoken stories, Charlie Barry’s Behind Badge 32 contains examples of Northern New England dialect that most readers in the area will be familiar with. Barry’s memoir about growing up in New Hampshire’s North …

West Lebanon Man Who Hid Camera Gets Prison Time

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

North Haverhill — At an emotional hearing on Tuesday, a 54-year-old West Lebanon man was sentenced to a minimum of three years in prison for secretly videotaping an underage couple having sex. One of Thomas Barnes’ victims made an impassioned statement in Grafton Superior Court about the anguish the December 2013 incident has caused her. “He has left me hurt, disgusted, shocked, scared, …

Katharine Frizzell Blaisdell, PhD

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

North Haverhill, N.H. — Katharine “Kay” “Trinka” Frizzell Blaisdell, PhD, 87, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, passed away peacefully with her husband and best friend Ed, by her side at Brookside Nursing Home and Rehabilitation, White River Junction, Vt. on Thursday, June 18, 2015. Katharine was born April 4, 1928 in Keene, N.H. to Theodore and Martha McDanolds Frizzell of Charlestown, …

Defying Death (Valley): Blistering Runs No Sweat for Pike Resident

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Pike — What’s crazier than running through Death Valley during the height of summer? Doing it twice, of course, yet that’s precisely the plan for Will Laughlin. Laughlin and his friend, Seattle resident Ray Zahab, are preparing for …

Heating Aid Agency Tri-Cap to Close Offices in Lebanon, Woodsville

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Lebanon — Tri-County Community Action Program, the social service agency that provides heating-fuel assistance and other critical funding for needy North County residents, is closing five of its eight walk-in offices, including Lebanon and Woodsville, officials said Wednesday. …

Woodsville High School Graduates 62

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Woodsville — As the soon-to-be-graduates marched toward their seats to the strains of Pomp and Circumstance at Saturday morning’s Woodsville High School graduation, the audience’s silent observation was a broken by a yell: A small child, oblivious to …

Volunteer Spotlight: He Has the Drive to Serve Fellow Veterans

Sunday, June 7, 2015

White River Junction — Lawrence “Larry” Cayia has been retired for years, but he still has a regular commute. Four days a week, the Essex Junction, Vt., resident brings veterans from Chittenden County to their appointments at the …

Laurian Dorothy Phetteplace

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

North Haverhill, N.H. — Laurian Dorothy Phetteplace, 88, of Benton Road, died following a period of failing health at the Grafton County Nursing Home on Sunday, May 31, 2015. Laurian was born in Haverhill, N.H. on March 31, 1927, to Senai and Eva (Girard) Grenier. She worked for …

Dellinger Argues Against Financial Liability in Deaths

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

North Haverhill — Facing lawsuits from the estates of the two people he killed in a collision on Interstate 89, former Sunapee resident Robert Dellinger has argued he should not be held financially liable for their deaths because …

Barry Jay Young

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Pike, N.H. — Barry Jay Young, 60, died unexpectedly at his home on Lime Kiln Road on Friday, May 29, 2015. Barry was born in Haverhill, N.H. on July 30, 1954, to Gerald and Catherine Avis (LaVoice) Young. Barry worked for the New Hampshire Department of Transportation as …

Marion Charlotte Bonnett Tyler

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Haverhill, N.H. — Marion Charlotte Bonnett Tyler, 94, died on May 24, 2015 at Grafton County Nursing Home in Haverhill. She was born in Ely (Fairlee), Vt., on Feb. 6, 1921, to Rose C. Wilcox and Frank E. Bonnett. Marion was predeceased by her parents, her husband, Donald …

Local Roundup: Hartford Baseball Drops First of Season

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

White River Junction — Be careful for what you wish, as the Hartford High baseball team found out Monday during a 4-2 loss to Mount Anthony. The setback was the Hurricanes’ first of the season, dropping them to …

Grafton County Proposes Budget

Monday, May 18, 2015

North Haverhill — Grafton County’s commissioners have proposed a fiscal year 2016 budget of $40.1 million, a 2.9 percent increase over the current year that arises largely from mandatory increases in human services, health care and salary costs. A significant portion of the budget also stems from discretionary …