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Josephine “Josie” Inez Vasquez

Saturday, August 30, 2014

North Haverhill, N.H. — Josephine “Josie” Inez Vasquez, 84, died on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at her home. She was born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, Jan. 21, 1930, the daughter of Juan and Dolores (Vega) Vasquez. Josie married Gustavo “Phil” Vasquez on Dec. 15, 1951. She worked for Pilgrim State Hospital in Brentwood, N.Y. Josie and Phil moved from Brentwood, Long Island to North Haverhill in 1990. She was a member of the Trinity Church of the Nazarene in North Haverhill. Josie loved the companionship that her dog Ginger gave her. She was very proud to be “tech savvy.” She was predeceased by her husband, Gustavo “Phil” Vasquez on March 31, 1994. Survivors include …

Dale E. Smith

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Hampton, N.H. — Dale E. Smith, 70, of Hampton, died peacefully Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at Exeter Hospital after a sudden illness. She was born April 11, 1944, in Washington, DC a daughter of the late Victor J. and Vernona (Heck) Wallace. Raised in North Haverhill, she graduated from Haverhill Academy with the Class of 1962. Following high school she enrolled at the …

Forum, Aug. 12: Finally, a Democrat Speaks; Profit in Public Service; Headrest Is an Asset

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Finally, a Democrat Speaks To the Editor: Finally, a prominent Democrat, in this case Sen. Mark Udall of Colorado, has had the integrity to publicly condemn the CIA spying on members of the Senate. It’s about time! Some things are just plain wrong, and it shouldn’t matter who is in the White House or what party he or she belongs to. Of course, …

Samuel Arnold Shields

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Piermont, N.H. — Samuel Arnold Shields, 83, passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014, in Grafton County Nursing Home North Haverhill, N.H. He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Marian Robbins Shields, in November 2011, and a granddaughter Deidre Shields in August 1988. He is …

Enjoying the Weather

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Susan Minard, of East Ryegate, Vt., spends time in Colburn Park in Lebanon with her grandaughter Leigha Cline, 10, of North Haverhill. The two were waiting for Minard’s daughter who had an appointment. Valley News — Jennifer Hauck …

Jane Carle

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Woodsville, N.H. — Jane Carle, 79, of Beech Street, died at her home on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, surrounded by her family. Jane was born in Hanover, N.H. on March 1, 1935, to Roland and Bernadeen Tobin (Swett) Smith. She graduated from Orford High School. On May 21, …

Arthur W. Mudge

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Haverhill, N.H. — A memorial service for Arthur W. Mudge, 84, who died on May 23, will be held on Monday, August 4, at 11 a.m. at Alumni Hall, 75 Court Street, Haverhill N.H. A reception will follow at Alumni Hall. …

Forum, Aug. 2: Middle Class Problems; Peace in the Mideast; Fast Times on Route 4

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Rise and Fall of the Middle Class To the Editor: As a teacher of a course on the declining middle class at OSHER@Dartmouth in the past and again this fall (“The Puzzle of Our Time: Can the Middle Class Be Saved?”), I was particularly interested in the recent …

Arthur W. Mudge

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Haverhill, N.H. — A memorial service for Arthur W. Mudge, 84, who died on May 23, will be held on Monday, August 4, at 11 a.m. at Alumni Hall, 75 Court Street, Haverhill N.H. A reception will follow at Alumni Hall. …

Volunteers Sought for Connecticut River Water Sample Effort

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Pomfret — Volunteers are needed to help with a one-day water quality monitoring program in the Twin States’ portion of the Connecticut River watershed. The “sample-palooza” will include nutrient monitoring at about 60 locations in the Connecticut River watershed on the same day. A dry, low-waterflow day is …

Man Climbs All 48 N.H. 4,000-Footers for Prouty

Saturday, July 12, 2014

The method with which Brad Taylor has chosen to contribute to the Prouty this year could be considered downright lunacy. Then again, that’s at least part of the idea. Taylor, 55, of Canterbury, N.H., is climbing Mount Moosilauke today to complete his “Full Moon 48” initiative, a summiting …

Recreation Notes: Towns Honor Accident Victim

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Tragedy afflicted Tunbridge last month when 20-year-old Jen Kinnarney, of South Royalton, died from injuries suffered in an all-terrain vehicle accident. While both communities mourned, more than 100 friends gathered to help make things a little easier for …

Lebanon Juniors on the Rise Again

Monday, July 7, 2014

Lebanon — The Lebanon Post 22 junior American Legion baseball team made quick work of two foes Sunday, routing Alton, 14-4, and New London, 10-0, each in only five innings. Despite a new head coach and numerous new …