Haverhill

Cottage Hospital Project On Track

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Woodsville — A 16,000-square-foot, $4.3 million building with clinical and administrative space is under construction at Cottage Hospital and on track to open by September, according to a hospital spokeswoman. “The project has been a while in the making,” said Maryanne Aldrich, Cottage’s community relations and fund development director, but hospital officials are determined to have the new Dr. Harry Rowe Health Center “in before flu season.” Rowe, who died …

So Far, So Good: After Last Year’s Struggles, Engineers Roll in Opener

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

North Haverhill — The Woodsville High baseball team is looking to turn things around after winning just a couple of games last season, and the Engineers had a good start Wednesday. In a five-inning game cut short by the mercy rule and played at the Haverhill Cooperative Middle School while the Engineers’ soggy …

Lebanon Man to Serve 6 Months in Jail for Assault

Thursday, April 9, 2015

North Haverhill — A 23-year-old Lebanon resident will serve at least six months in jail for assaulting a man near West Wheelock Street in Hanover last summer. Sean Merrihew pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree assault in Grafton Superior Court on Monday, and Judge Peter Bornstein sentenced him to one year in jail. Six months of Merrihew’s sentence was suspended on a …

Dellinger Sentenced to Minimum 9 Years in Fatal 2013 Crash on I-89

Friday, April 3, 2015

North Haverhill — A Grafton Superior Court judge on Thursday sentenced Robert Dellinger to a minimum of nine years in prison for killing a Wilder couple in a 2013 car crash, saying there was “conflicting” evidence that the …

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 …

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 …

Municipal Managers Decry Cost-Shifting in N.H. Budget Plan

Saturday, March 21, 2015

West Lebanon — With the New Hampshire Legislature weighing sweeping cuts to the state budget, some of which could affect services relied upon by Upper Valley residents, municipal managers this week decried what they called the prospective “downshifting” of state costs onto local government and property owners . …

Haverhill Voters Add to Budget

Friday, March 20, 2015

Haverhill — Haverhill Cooperative School District voters last night added more than $200,000 to the 2015-16 budget and made it clear to administrators and board members they expected the money to be used to restore a guidance counselor’s position and bring back to full time two other teaching …

Ruth Jewell Goodwin

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Concord, N.H. — Ruth Jewell Goodwin died on Friday, March 13, 2015, at Concord Hospital from a stroke. Born in Haverhill, N.H. June 9, 1918 she graduated from Bradford Academy in 1936 and Plymouth Teachers College in 1938. In 1940, she married John F. Goodwin. She was active …

Family Files Suit in I-89 Crash

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

North Haverhill — The day after Sunapee resident Robert Dellinger pleaded guilty to two counts of negligent homicide in connection with an Interstate 89 collision that killed a Wilder couple, the estate of one of the victims filed a lawsuit against him. The estate of Amanda Murphy, who …

A Life: Gene Puffer, 1929-2014; ‘He Had a Great Voice for Broadcasting’

Monday, March 16, 2015

Wells River, Vt. — With a calm tone and deliberate annunciation, Gene Puffer was the voice of the Wells River and Woodsville area for more than two decades. Co-founder of Puffer Broadcasting Inc., Puffer announced a live morning …

Virginia Beaton Kidder

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Woodsville, N.H. — Virginia Beaton Kidder, 85, passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at her home, following a period of failing health. She was born in St. Johnsbury, Vt., May 17, 1929, a daughter of Angus J. and Marcia (Austin) Beaton. Virginia attended Woodsville schools and graduated …

Haverhill Town Meeting 2015 Results

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Haverhill Number of Voters: 402 Number on Checklist: na Selectboard 3 yrs: Lynn Wheeler Selectboard 3 yrs: Thomas Friel Town Clerk: Christina C. Hebert Trustee of Trust Funds: Howard Hatch School Board: Nicole Horne …