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Counties Ranked on Wellness

Saturday, March 28, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley public health officials say an annual ranking of the health status of each county in the United States will help guide them as they create action plans to address the challenges area communities face. The 2015 County Health Rankings released Wednesday by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is one of several reports utilized by public health officials to evaluate existing health systems and plot steps for the future. “I think these are good because they tell us where we need to work,” said Dr. Robert Greene, chief population health management officer at …

Municipal Managers Decry Cost-Shifting in N.H. Budget Plan

Saturday, March 21, 2015

West Lebanon — With the New Hampshire Legislature weighing sweeping cuts to the state budget, some of which could affect services relied upon by Upper Valley residents, municipal managers this week decried what they called the prospective “downshifting” of state costs onto local government and property owners . “All they’re doing is shifting the tax burden onto the property taxpayer,” said Hanover Town …

Haverhill Voters Add to Budget

Friday, March 20, 2015

Haverhill — Haverhill Cooperative School District voters last night added more than $200,000 to the 2015-16 budget and made it clear to administrators and board members they expected the money to be used to restore a guidance counselor’s position and bring back to full time two other teaching slots school officials recently cut to half time. Administrators opened the meeting by telling the …

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 …

Hearing Waived In N.H. Porn Case

Friday, November 21, 2014

North Haverhill — A 42-year-old Haverhill man charged with four counts of possession of child pornography waived his probable cause hearing in district court on Thursday. According to a court clerk, Bryan Keller’s charges were bound over from Second Circuit District Division Court in North Haverhill to Grafton …