Haverhill

Candidates Pivot To New Hampshire

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Claremont — With voting in Iowa over, the presidential candidates still standing are headed to New Hampshire for a week of what for many will be last-chance campaigning. Three candidates, including U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., will be in the Upper Valley today, and two other heavyweights — Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton — have events scheduled in vote-rich southern New Hampshire. With more than a dozen Republicans …

Local Roundup: Hanover’s Hartman Joins 200-Point Club

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Exeter, n.h. — If Matti Hartman was going to become the second member of the Hanover High girls hockey program’s career 200-point club, at least she wasn’t going to make people wait for the moment to pass. The senior center had a goal and two assists before Monday night’s date with Exeter High …

Sandra Jean Hanson

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

North Haverhill, N.H. — Sandra Jean Hanson, 74, died Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, at the Cottage Hospital, Woodsville, N.H. She was born in Littleton, N.H., June 29, 1941, the daughter of Alden and Pauline (Sherman) Benoit. Sandra attended St. Rose of Lima School and graduated from Littleton High School. She also graduated from hairdressing school in Manchester, N.H. She married Charles E. Hanson, …

Longtime Haverhill Manager to Retire

Friday, December 4, 2015

Haverhill — The only town manager in Haverhill history will retire at the end of February. Glenn English, who assumed the post in August 1995, submitted a letter of resignation this week to the Haverhill Selectboard. “I’m old,” …

Former N.H. Day Care Director Sentenced

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

North Haverhill — The former director of the Children’s Center of the Upper Valley has been sentenced to a minimum of five years in prison for possessing child pornography. Michael Whelton in August pleaded guilty to four felony …

Judge Hears Arguments in West Lebanon Cul-de-Sac Dispute

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

North Haverhill — Property owners along Waterman Avenue Extension in West Lebanon remain at odds about the use of a cul-de-sac at the end of the quiet, residential street off Route 12A. The turnaround has long been used …

Vermont Man Indicted in N.H. On Sex Charges

Friday, November 27, 2015

North Haverhill — A 21-year-old Newbury, Vt., man who faces a sex assault charge in Vermont has been indicted by a New Hampshire grand jury on 35 charges, all related to the same minor girl. Christopher O. Hollis pleaded not guilty to all 35 charges at an arraignment …

Day Care Operator Convicted

Saturday, November 21, 2015

North Haverhill — Jurors on Friday found the operator of an Enfield day care guilty of three misdemeanors, including reckless conduct, in connection with the 2014 death of a 4-year-old girl. In addition to reckless conduct, 56-year-old Mary …

Trial in Enfield Girl’s Death Begins

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

North Haverhill — Prosecutors contend a 56-year-old Enfield day care operator acted recklessly when she allowed four children under the age of 5 to play unattended in the back yard of her Lockehaven Road home, where one of …

Drug Court Program Expanded

Friday, November 13, 2015

North Haverhill — An area nonprofit agency that provides financial support to Grafton County Drug Court participants soon will reach beyond county lines and offer services throughout the state. The Friends of Grafton Country Drug Court will evolve into the Friends of New Hampshire Drug Courts, with the …

At the Hospitals: Nov. 8, 2015

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Clinic Groundbreaking Set at APD Lebanon — A short groundbreaking ceremony for the new multi-specialty clinic at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital is set for tomorrow at 12:15 p.m. on APD’s campus. The clinic is designed to serve …

Small Farmers Worry About Effect of Clean Water Rules

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Barnard — Farmers on the east side of the Green Mountains say they want to learn more about pending regulations being implemented under a new law devised largely to protect Lake Champlain. Signed into law by Gov. Peter …

Trial Date Set in Day Care Death

Thursday, November 5, 2015

North Haverhill — The jury was selected this week in the case of a 56-year-old Enfield woman who is charged with reckless conduct and operating an unlicensed day care where a 4-year-old died in March 2014. Mary Ellen Burritt is slated to face a 12-member jury in Grafton …