Haverhill

Cottage Hospital Project On Track

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Woodsville — A 16,000-square-foot, $4.3 million building with clinical and administrative space is under construction at Cottage Hospital and on track to open by September, according to a hospital spokeswoman. “The project has been a while in the making,” said Maryanne Aldrich, Cottage’s community relations and fund development director, but hospital officials are determined to have the new Dr. Harry Rowe Health Center “in before flu season.” Rowe, who died …

So Far, So Good: After Last Year’s Struggles, Engineers Roll in Opener

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

North Haverhill — The Woodsville High baseball team is looking to turn things around after winning just a couple of games last season, and the Engineers had a good start Wednesday. In a five-inning game cut short by the mercy rule and played at the Haverhill Cooperative Middle School while the Engineers’ soggy …

Lebanon Man to Serve 6 Months in Jail for Assault

Thursday, April 9, 2015

North Haverhill — A 23-year-old Lebanon resident will serve at least six months in jail for assaulting a man near West Wheelock Street in Hanover last summer. Sean Merrihew pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree assault in Grafton Superior Court on Monday, and Judge Peter Bornstein sentenced him to one year in jail. Six months of Merrihew’s sentence was suspended on a …

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 …

Engagement: Page — Rouleau

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Haverhill — Robin and Glen Page, of Haverhill, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Page, to Benjamin Rouleau. The bride-to-be graduated from Thetford Academy in 2010 and earned an associate degree in radiography from Champlain College, …

Canaan Man Pleads Guilty to Assault, Rioting at Dartmouth

Thursday, November 13, 2014

North Haverhill — A 26-year-old Canaan man has pleaded guilty to his role in attacking a Dartmouth College student as he crossed the campus green in July and is serving a three- to seven-year sentence in New Hampshire state prison. Mark Ruppel was sentenced Nov. 3 for assaulting …

Getting Their Kicks

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Skylar Clough, 18, reaches for a ball kicked by his brother, Ethan Fenn, 7, outside their home in Haverhill. Clough just completed a season playing sweeper for the Woodsville High soccer team. “I’m trying to teach him to …

Attorneys Want 2 Trials In Fatal Crash

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

North Haverhill — Attorneys for a man facing felony charges in connection with a December 2013 crash that killed a Wilder couple and their unborn daughter are asking for two separate trials in the case. Robert Dellinger’s defense team has asked a judge to “sever” the two second-degree …

Haverhill Resident Charged With Possession of Child Porn

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Haverhill — A Haverhill man was charged with possession of child pornography after being arrested at his home on Tuesday morning. Police held Bryan Keller, 42, at the Grafton County House of Corrections on $30,000 bail Tuesday night, …