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NHIAA Aims to Be Tech-Savvy

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Concord — At the start of each workday, NHIAA Executive Director Jeff Collins and assistant Dave Rozumek say they spend 30-45 minutes brainstorming ways to make the organization’s website, nhiaa.org, more informative and user-friendly. Some time during the 2015-16 school year, it hopes to reveal the best version yet. Implementing “Schedule Star” software and other upgrades, the NHIAA is aiming to streamline the process of changing or viewing scheduling, scores …

A Life: Jim Hanlon, 1959-2015; ‘He Carried His Home on His Back’

Monday, August 24, 2015

Canaan — He did it his way. Usually on foot. Often without a permanent roof over his head. Jim Hanlon lived 57 years on mostly his own terms. Hanlon, who died on July 20 at his brother’s Canaan home, fit most definitions of “homeless,” but it’s also true that much of the Upper …

Edith Mary Demetrules

Saturday, August 22, 2015

North Haverhill, N.H. — Edith Mary Demetrules, 95, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, at the Grafton County Nursing Home, North Haverhill. She was born in Haverhill, N.H., April 3, 1920, a daughter of Leon Heck Bigelow and Mary (Plante) Bigelow. She graduated from Haverhill Academy, class of 1938. Edie worked for Erskine Clothing Store in Bradford, Vt. and Forrest Hills in …

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 …

Local Roundup: Raptors Rule the Fairway

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Quechee — With the high school golf season winding toward the postseason, Mid Vermont Christian School co-coach Gary Ott can breathe easier. He now has a team. Hosting three schools on the Quechee Club’s Highland course front nine, …