Lebanon

Ethel Ruth Warcup

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Ethel Ruth Warcup was born in Manchester, Conn. to the late Frank and Esther (Locke) Dow. In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her first husband, Arnold B. Dunn, Sr., her second husband, Roger E. Warcup, Sr., her son, Ronald David Dunn, as well as a brother and five sisters. Mrs. Warcup was a very active member of the Assembly of God Church. For many …

Josephine C. Kozak

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Josephine C. Kozak, 79, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, at home while in the arms of her husband. She grew up in Westport, Mass. and graduated from Westport High. She earned an R.N. From St. Elizabeth’s School of Nursing in Boston and later earned a bachelor’s degree from New England College. She married Gerald Kozak on April 11, 1959. They …

Neighbors Protest Lebanon Airport Logging Plan

Friday, November 21, 2014

Lebanon — Airport neighbors aim to delay a plan to clear more than 30 acres of city-owned land near Poverty Lane this winter, according to a letter submitted to the City Council this week. The project is intended to improve visibility for pilots on the south side of the airport’s east-west runway. “Residents overwhelmingly want the land the council has authorized to be …

Local & Regional Briefs for Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Fairlee Man Pleads Not Guilty To 130-mph Car Chase St. Johnsbury, Vt. — A Fairlee man pleaded not guilty in Caledonia Superior Court to charges that he led police on a drunken car chase on Interstate 91 and around Lake Morey in Fairlee early Friday morning. Richard Pike, …

When Your Little Pet Wants One, Too

Friday, November 7, 2014

S pringfield, Vt. — Shelley Howard was filling out a volunteer application last year at Springfield Humane Society when a little white dog leapt onto her lap. Isis, who is possibly a poodle, was being treated for Lyme …

Teaching Uno, Dos, Tres Earlier

Friday, November 7, 2014

Norwich — French teacher Allison Litten greeted a group of Marion Cross School third graders with “Bonjour!” one afternoon in October. Litten invited the group of 16, seated at four round tables, to identify a variety of Halloween …

Co-op Denies Wrongdoing In Dismissals

Friday, November 7, 2014

Woodstock — The Hanover Consumer Cooperative Society has denied in court filings that it violated the rights of two former employees who filed a wrongful termination complaint last month. The Co-op also has asked to have the complaint thrown out because it was filed in Vermont, where the …

Grafton County Commissioners Retain Seats

Friday, November 7, 2014

North Haverhill — Democrats have retained control of both the Grafton County legislative delegation and the county commission. All three county commissioners won re-election, according to election returns posted Thursday on the Secretary of State’s website. Hanover Democrat …

Downtown Business Pinched By Lebanon’s Parking Woes

Friday, November 7, 2014

Lebanon — The loss of nine parking spots on the western edge of the city’s downtown pedestrian mall has at least one business relocating. “It sucks,” said Eyeglass Outlet optician Karen Szelangowski. “It’s just horrible.” The closing of the parking spaces and the pedestrian tunnel below were necessitated …

Lebanon May See Higher Taxes

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Lebanon — Should the City Council approve the city manager’s budget as proposed, residents would likely see an increase in property taxes next year. Sewer and water rates are also anticipated to rise. Approximately one-quarter of the $52.8 million proposal would pay for improvements to the city’s infrastructure. …

Democrats Appear to Hold on to Canaan, Enfield House Seats

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Grafton/Mascoma New Hampshire House Democrats from Canaan and Enfield appeared likely to hold their seats versus Republican challengers on Tuesday, but a Democratic incumbent from Grafton was ousted by a selectman there. In Grafton 10, state Rep. Wendy Piper, D-Enfield, handily won her second term against first-time candidate …

Gale Burton Davis

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

White River Jct., Vt. — Gale Burton Davis, born June 13, 1937, in Greenfield, Mass., to the late Elmer Hazen Davis and Catherine Russell Davis, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, at DHMC. He was 77 years old. Gale spent his childhood in Wilder, Vt., and West …

Over Easy: A Cheapskate Crusade, or How I Learned to Love the Dark

Monday, November 3, 2014

War was officially declared when it was announced that Liberty Utilities was seeking a 50 percent rate hike on my personal electric bill this winter. “Get ready, Dede,’’ I told the other major consumer of electricity in our …