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Forum, Aug. 2: Middle Class Problems; Peace in the Mideast; Fast Times on Route 4

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Rise and Fall of the Middle Class To the Editor: As a teacher of a course on the declining middle class at OSHER@Dartmouth in the past and again this fall (“The Puzzle of Our Time: Can the Middle Class Be Saved?”), I was particularly interested in the recent letter (“America’s Game: Wealth,” July 30) by Al Stevens. I agree that the growing income and wealth divide in this country is …

Arthur W. Mudge

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Haverhill, N.H. — A memorial service for Arthur W. Mudge, 84, who died on May 23, will be held on Monday, August 4, at 11 a.m. at Alumni Hall, 75 Court Street, Haverhill N.H. A reception will follow at Alumni Hall. …

Volunteers Sought for Connecticut River Water Sample Effort

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Pomfret — Volunteers are needed to help with a one-day water quality monitoring program in the Twin States’ portion of the Connecticut River watershed. The “sample-palooza” will include nutrient monitoring at about 60 locations in the Connecticut River watershed on the same day. A dry, low-waterflow day is needed for the event, and organizers are aiming for one of the following dates: July …

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. …

Man Confesses in Murder: Dorchester Native Admits He Killed Woman 23 Years Ago

Saturday, February 15, 2014

North Haverhill — A Grafton County native twice convicted of murdering women pleaded guilty to a third murder on Friday, bringing to a close a case that has been unsolved since 1991. Craig Conkey, 47, received a mandatory …

Local Roundup: Second Quarter Key for Thetford Academy

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Thetford — All the pieces clicked together in the second quarter for the host Thetford boys basketball team. Down by four after the first quarter, the Panthers erupted for 23 points in the second en route to beating …

Grafton County Appoints New Commissioner

Thursday, January 30, 2014

North Haverhill — Filling the seat left vacant by the death of Ray Burton, state Rep. Linda Lauer, D-Bath, was appointed Grafton County commissioner Monday in a 17-4 county delegation ballot vote. “I’m grateful and humbled by the …

Local & Regional Briefs for Tuesday, Jan. 29

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Small Earthquake Rattles Haverhill Haverhill — A mild earthquake rumbled through Haverhill and surrounding towns for several seconds Tuesday morning, causing no apparent injuries or damage to property or infrastructure — and speeding the wake-up routine for some …

A Life: Robert Goodell Brown, 1923-2013; ‘He Would Argue to the Point Rather Than Argue to the Man’

Monday, January 13, 2014

Thetford — When it came to breakfast, Robert Brown was a creature of habit. For the past nine years, Brown drove nearly every morning from his house in Thetford Center, where he lived alone, to Isabell’s Cafe on …

Grants Available For Food, Shelter Programs

Sunday, January 12, 2014

Federal grant money is available for emergency food and shelter programs in Grafton County. The Emergency Food and Shelter Program National Board, through the State of New Hampshire Set-Aside Committee, has allocated $18,208 for local governments and nonprofits operating emergency food and shelter programs in the county. To …