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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 University of New Hampshire where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in 1966. Dale worked as a teacher for 10 years, before starting her career at Liberty Mutual as an Information Technology Specialist. She retired From Liberty Mutual in 2004 after 23 years. She met her future husband of 25 years and …

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, …

Samuel Arnold Shields

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Piermont, N.H. — Samuel Arnold Shields, 83, passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014, in Grafton County Nursing Home North Haverhill, N.H. He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Marian Robbins Shields, in November 2011, and a granddaughter Deidre Shields in August 1988. He is survived by his two sons: Peter E. Shields (Mary) of Kansas City, Mo. and Paul …

Vernon Woodworth Dingman, III

Monday, March 17, 2014

Dover, N.H. — Vernon Woodworth Dingman, III, 79, formerly of Haverhill, N.H., died Friday, March 14, 2014, at Wentworth Douglas Hospital, Dover, N.H. He was born in Saginaw, Mich., Dec. 24, 1934, a son of Vernon W. and Rose (Williams) Dingman, Jr. Vernon graduated from high school in …

Russell M. Hatley

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

San Antonio, Texas — On Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, Russell Hatley passed away at the VA Hospital following his battle to recover from his Sept. 16 heart surgery. Russell was born in Monroe, N.H., on May 27, 1944, to (the late) Robert Hatley, Sr. and Martha (Judd) Hatley, …

Haverhill Voters Approve Budget, Elect Chasse to School Board

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Haverhill — Voters approved a municipal budget that will increase spending by about $300,000 to $3.8 million, but only after a debate that indicated some weren’t happy about it. “I want to make it clear that this is getting outrageous,” said resident Peter Saladino. “We’re going up and …

Haverhill Residents to Vote on How to Pay for School Upgrades

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Haverhill residents will elect town and school officers by Australian ballot on Tuesday, March 11, at the Municipal Building in North Haverhill between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. Voters will gather at 8 p.m. at Haverhill Cooperative Middle …

Hartford, Woodstock Advance

Sunday, February 23, 2014

White River Junction — Senior John Borchert’s power-play goal with 2, minutes, 51 seconds remaining lifted the No. 6 Hartford High boys hockey team over No. 11 Harwood, 3-2, in the first round of the VPA Division II tournament Saturday at Wendell Barwood Arena. With the Highlanders’ Thomas …

Woodsville Bids Bagonzi Goodbye

Friday, February 21, 2014

Woodsville — Woodsville mourned and celebrated one of its very own on Thursday. While the sun shone on an unseasonably mild day outside St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, inside friends and relatives reflected on John Bagonzi at his funeral …

Local Roundup: Phoenix Rising at Right Moment

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Bethel — Playing without two starters, Tanner James and Brandon Tracy stepped up to help lead the Sharon Academy boys basketball team to a 73-38 victory over host Whitcomb on Monday night. James finished with 17 points, eight …

Elizabeth Osen Rose

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Haverhill, N.H. — Elizabeth Osen Rose, age 70, died at home of cancer in the early morning hours of Monday, Feb. 17, 2014. Betsy was born on October 16, 1943 in Green Bay, Wisconsin, the daughter of Geraldine …

Hall Call: VPA to Induct McLaughlin

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Woodstock — These things happen to guys who win a lot at the high school level. Having retired as Woodstock Union High School football coach after the 2012 season with 211 wins and nine state championships, Jim McLaughlin is bound for the Vermont Principals Association hall of fame. …

Don Mahler: A Diamond Giant Departs

Sunday, February 16, 2014

By any measure, we lost a giant last week. By word of mouth we got the news, sad news, tragic news, tearful news: John Bagonzi had died Thursday at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center following a period of declining health. …