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A new weathervane sits atop historic Pearson Hall in Haverhill Corner. It is part of ongoing restoration and preservation work on the 1816 building. Mike Marshall photograph

Haverhill Restores Its Missing Weathervane

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Haverhill — Thanks to historical society volunteers, a landmark building in Haverhill Corner has something it’s been missing for at least 80 years — a weathervane. A replica of what is thought to be the original, a shiny new weathervane was installed atop Pearson Hall as part of ongoing restoration and preservation work on the building. The hall was built in 1816 to house Haverhill Academy and the Grafton County Court and is now owned by the Haverhill Historical Society. It’s not clear how long the decorative instrument had been missing , but it may have been gone a century or more. The weathervane is …

Business Notes: Jan. 25, 2015

Sunday, January 25, 2015

West Lebanon — The Mouse Menagerie announced Friday it would be closing soon after more than 20 years in business. Peg Howard, who has owned the gift shop with her husband, Kevin, for six years said in a telephone interview that a combination of factors contributed to the decision to close, including the …

Wyllian Thompson

Thursday, January 22, 2015

North Haverhill, N.H — Wyllian Thompson, 77, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at the Cheshire Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Keene, N.H. Per her request no formal service or visitation will be held, only a private family gathering in her remembrance. …

Red Cross Sets Holiday Blood Drives

Sunday, December 21, 2014

The American Red Cross is encouraging donors to keep them in mind, even in the midst of the holiday bustle. Bad weather and the holidays make this one of the most difficult times for the Red Cross to collect the blood it needs to supply hospitals and blood …

Marie E. Adams

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Haverhill, N.H. — Marie E. Adams of Haverhill passed away on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. “Nell” was born in Worcester, Mass. to Angelo and Antoinette (Biscotti) Forleo on May, 12 1929. She is survived by her two sons and daughter-in-laws, Bob and Vicky Adams of Haverhill and Ken …

Marie E. Adams

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Haverhill, N.H. — Marie E. Adams, 85, of Haverhill, died on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at Cottage Hospital in Woodsville, N.H. Visiting hours will be held on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Hale Funeral Home, Upper Plain, Bradford, Vt. Burial will be …

Local Projects Receive Heritage Grants

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Conservation and preservation projects in Cornish, Sunapee and Haverhill are among 36 throughout New Hampshire that will receive grants from the Land and Community Heritage Investment Program this year. The program provides matching grants to protect and preserve …

Defense Cites Alternatives In I-89 Fatal

Sunday, December 7, 2014

North Haverhill — An expert hired by attorneys for a Sunapee man accused in a highway crash that killed a Wilder couple suggests Robert J. Dellinger veered his pickup truck into the Interstate 89 median last December because …

With Advances in Snow Plowing Come Increased Expectations

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Thetford — When discussion at a recent Selectboard meeting turned to a contract for snow-removal services to supplement the work performed by the town road crew, it prompted some gentle chiding of drivers whose cars may not be the brawniest vehicles out there — but who nevertheless want …

Former Day Care Director Indicted on Child Pornography Charges

Friday, December 5, 2014

North Haverhill — The former director of the Children’s Center of the Upper Valley has been indicted on four felony counts of possessing child pornography. Michael Whelton, 53, of Enfield, allegedly stored four images on his work-issued laptop that depicted children engaging in sexually explicit acts, according to …

Attorneys: ‘Confession’ Inadmissible

Friday, November 28, 2014

North Haverhill — Attorneys for the Sunapee man accused in a 2013 car crash that killed a Wilder couple are arguing that statements Robert Dellinger made to police from his hospital bed hours after the collision cannot be used against him in court. According to police reports included …

Local Roundup: Quartet Chosen for Lions Cup

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Concord — Four Upper Valley soccer standouts will represent their schools one last time next summer as members of the New Hampshire roster for the Twin State Lions Cup matches against Vermont. Hanover’s Luke Strohbehn and Susanna Penfield, …

Woodsville Man Sentenced for Sex Assault

Friday, November 21, 2014

North Haverhill — A 50-year-old Woodsville man will serve up to 35 years in New Hampshire State Prison for sexually assaulting a teenage girl. Judge Lawrence MacLeod Jr. last week sentenced David Aldrich to 17 1/2 to 35 years in prison on two counts of aggravated felonious sexual …