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Elizabeth McKinstry, from left, Matt Cheselka, Jason Sorens, and Tim Condon, celebrate the selection of New Hampshire as the winner of a vote to bring 20,000 liberty-minded Americans to a "free state" after announcing the choice, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2003, in New York.  Sorens, second from right, is president and founder of the Free State Party, whose members voted New Hampshire as the battleground for what the group calls the biggest experiment in democracy since the Revolutionary War.  McKinstry is from Ann Arbor, Mich., Cheselka is from southeastern Arizona, Sorens is from New Haven, Conn., and Condon is from Tampa, Fla.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

N.H. Senate Candidate Runs ‘Protest Campaign’

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Grafton — The Free State Project activist challenging state Sen. Jeanie Forrester in New Hampshire’s Sept. 9 Republican primary is running what he calls a “protest campaign” from his home in Florida. Although Tim Condon, R-Grafton, wants Forrester to rethink her voting record, by no means does he intend to replace her. “If I were elected, first of all, the …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Haverhill Passes School Budget, Building Upgrades

Friday, March 21, 2014

Haverhill — Following some impassioned speeches on both for and against, Haverhill voters approved a school budget of $13.7 million, 66-27 Thursday evening,that includes an increase in spending of less than 1 percent over the current year. The addition of a half-time language teacher was the line item …

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 …