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A still image from a recording captured by Haverhill police Officer Ryan Jarvis' body camera on July 6 shows Canterbury, N.H., resident Hagen Esty-Lennon charging with a knife toward Jarvis and Officer Greg Collins, left. Esty-Lennon was shot and killed by the officers, who on Friday were found by the New Hampshire Attorney General's Office to be "justified" in their use of deadly force.

AG Clears Haverhill Officers

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Concord — The two Haverhill police officers who fatally shot a 41-year-old Canterbury, N.H., man last month were legally justified in their actions, the New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office determined on Friday. “Haverhill police Officers Ryan Jarvis and Greg Collins were justified under the law in their use of deadly force, which resulted in the death of Hagen Esty-Lennon,” New …

Sanders To Campaign In Claremont

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Claremont — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is bringing his Democratic presidential campaign to Claremont on Sunday. The Vermont independent plans to hold a town meeting Sunday at 5 p.m. at The Common Man Inn & Restaurant at 21 Water St. in Claremont. Sanders knows the city well, as his son Levi lives there with his family. It’s part of a two-day swing through …

Giving Water to Fitness: Woodsville Man Hopes ‘H.A.T.S.’ Can Be Right Fit

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Newbury, Vt. — A former granite industry business owner who now runs his own health and fitness center, Gary Goodwin has always considered himself a self-starter. Now the 70-year-old is hoping to start something he feels would be benefit the area greatly. Goodwin is pursuing the construction of a nonprofit water therapy and …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …