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Josephine “Josie” Inez Vasquez

Saturday, August 30, 2014

North Haverhill, N.H. — Josephine “Josie” Inez Vasquez, 84, died on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at her home. She was born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, Jan. 21, 1930, the daughter of Juan and Dolores (Vega) Vasquez. Josie married Gustavo “Phil” Vasquez on Dec. 15, 1951. She worked for Pilgrim State Hospital in Brentwood, N.Y. Josie and Phil moved from Brentwood, Long Island to North Haverhill in 1990. She was a member of the Trinity Church of the Nazarene in North Haverhill. Josie loved the companionship that her dog Ginger gave her. She was very proud to be “tech savvy.” She was predeceased by her husband, Gustavo “Phil” Vasquez on March 31, 1994. Survivors include …

Dale E. Smith

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Hampton, N.H. — Dale E. Smith, 70, of Hampton, died peacefully Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at Exeter Hospital after a sudden illness. She was born April 11, 1944, in Washington, DC a daughter of the late Victor J. and Vernona (Heck) Wallace. Raised in North Haverhill, she graduated from Haverhill Academy with the Class of 1962. Following high school she enrolled at the …

Forum, Aug. 12: Finally, a Democrat Speaks; Profit in Public Service; Headrest Is an Asset

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Finally, a Democrat Speaks To the Editor: Finally, a prominent Democrat, in this case Sen. Mark Udall of Colorado, has had the integrity to publicly condemn the CIA spying on members of the Senate. It’s about time! Some things are just plain wrong, and it shouldn’t matter who is in the White House or what party he or she belongs to. Of course, …

Grafton 4-H History Sought

Sunday, May 11, 2014

North Haverhill — Organizers planning an exhibit at the North Haverhill Fair are seeking help from Grafton County 4-H alumni. The exhibit, chronicling the history of 4-H in Grafton County, will commemorate the 100th anniversary of Cooperative Extension and the 70th anniversary of the fair. Grafton County UNH …

Ada Guck

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Haverhill, N.H. — A memorial service for Ada Guck of Haverhill, who died Dec. 5, 2013, will be held at the First Congregational Church in Haverhill on May 31 at 11 a.m. There will be a reception at the Parish Hall directly following the service hosted by the …

Local Roundup: Woodstock Lax Rallies Past Patriots

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Bennington, Vt. — Down five entering the fourth quarter, the Woodstock High boys lacrosse team stormed all the way back to beat host Mount Anthony 11-10 in overtime on Haven Lantz’s game-winner. The Wasps (3-2) trailed 10-5 heading …

Local & Regional Briefs for Wednesday, April 16

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Man Rescued from Black River In Springfield, Vt. Springfield, Vt. — A man was rescued from the Black River Tuesday morning. Springfield Fire Chief Russ Thompson said the man, who was not identified, went in the water around 7 a.m. and was unable to return because of the …

Letter: Sen. Shaheen on Guns

Monday, April 14, 2014

To the Editor: You may or may not be aware of U.N. Resolution 2117. It is a highly restrictive anti-gun measure that would compel members of the U.N. to support a global ban on the importation and exportation of small arms. It would also implement an international gun …

Joan Carol Metzger

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

North Haverhill, N.H. — Joan Carol Metzger, 60, of North Haverhill, and Newbury, N.H., died at Cottage Hospital in Woodsville, N.H. on Thursday, March 27, 2014, after a brief illness. She died peacefully, surrounded by family and friends. She was born in Hicksville, N.Y. on Dec. 19, 1953, …

Who Handles Carina? Service Dog for North Haverhill Boy at Center of Dispute Between Family, School District

Sunday, April 6, 2014

North Haverhill — Six-year-old Andrew Riley was born severely handicapped. Non-verbal, part deaf and visually impaired, he has a low cognitive level and must be fed through a tube — but perhaps his most trying challenge is persistent …

Pruning, Grafting Demonstration Is April 19

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Haverhill — A demonstration of blueberry pruning and apple grafting techniques is set for April 19, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Windy Ridge Orchard, 1775 Benton Road, Route 116, North Haverhill. Bill Lord, formerly a fruit specialist with University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension, will lead …

This Is Spring? Weather Forces High School Teams to Improvise

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The calendar says spring; the schedule says play ball. Mother Nature says fat chance. Welcome to the spring sports season in the Upper Valley — if you can call it that. Area teams on both sides of the …

It’s Good to Be the King: Raider Is Tops in D-II Girls Hoop

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Lebanon — Having one New Hampshire girls basketball player of the year is nice, but Lebanon High is starting to make a habit out of it. For the second straight winter, a Raider drew enough notice from the …