Plainfield

Liberty Utilities, New Hampshire Electric Users to See Savings

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley residents served by Liberty Utilities and the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative will pay less for electricity come May 1. The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday approved Liberty Utilities’ request to decrease its electric energy service rates, and the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative’s board of directors also approved a rate cut. “This was a difficult winter for our customers, so we are very happy …

Counties Ranked on Wellness

Saturday, March 28, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley public health officials say an annual ranking of the health status of each county in the United States will help guide them as they create action plans to address the challenges area communities face. The 2015 County Health Rankings released Wednesday by the University of Wisconsin Population Health …

Moderators Balk Over Voter Photos

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Plainfield — Municipal election officials in New Hampshire are raising concerns that potential cuts to the state budget may force town moderators to use their personal cameras or smartphones and printers to photograph residents who show up to vote without proper identification in order to comply with a new requirement of the state’s controversial voter ID law. Under New Hampshire law, would-be voters …

Indoor, Infield

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Above: Lebanon High School senior Jada Goodrich, 17, right, catches a throw from fellow senior Emily Courtemanche, 18, left, during softball practice at Lang Metcalf Gymnasium on Wednesday. Left: Sophomore Kayla Boisvert, 16, sends the ball back toward …

Abu Embraces His Role: KUA Graduate Earns Minutes for NC State

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Raleigh, n.c. — Gone are the days when North Carolina State freshman Abdul-Malik Abu was in a hurry when he caught the ball inside or was mentally trying to keep up with all the team’s defensive principles. The …

The Best Of the Rest

Sunday, March 22, 2015

The Valley News’ three staff photographers and intern logged many miles over the first two weeks of March covering town and school meetings across the Upper Valley. Here are a few favorites that were not part of the …

One Last Run

Thursday, March 19, 2015

A cold, icy day meant plenty of spills for Ian Surgenor, 7, and the rest of his classmates on the last day of their weekly Bill Koch League practice at Plainfield Elementary on Wednesday.Valley News — Sarah Priestap …

Clipper System Stops Lebanon

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Durham, n.h. — Lebanon burned a lot of fuel early, but just didn’t have enough to make it to the New Hampshire Division II basketball finals. The fourth-seeded Raiders had a quick start against No. 1 Portsmouth, building …

Margo J. Krasnoff

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Meriden, N.H. — A memorial service for Margo J. Krasnoff, 57, who passed away Jan. 13, 2015, will be held Saturday, March 21 at 1 p.m. at the Rollins Chapel in Hanover, N.H. …

Margo J. Krasnoff

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Meriden, N.H. — A memorial service for Margo J. Krasnoff, 57, who passed away Jan. 13, 2015, will be held Saturday, March 21 at 1 p.m. at the Rollins Chapel in Hanover, N.H. …

H.S. Notebook: Capital League Names TA’s Pomeroy Player of Year

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

A visit to Saturday’s VBCA Senior All-Star Games put Eric Ward in a wistful mood. As Thetford Academy senior Michaela Pomeroy ran around the Windsor High School floor in her Division III-IV girls basketball finale, Ward thought about …

Lurking Below the Surface

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Sharon — Sometimes the line between selectman and crisis counselor gets a little blurred — especially during mud season. Selectboard member Paul Haskell said some of his Sharon neighbors are “having their first experience” with the trials and …

Gertrude R. West

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Plainfield, N.H. — Gertrude R. West, 87, died Saturday night, March 7, 2015, at the Sullivan County Health Care in Unity, N.H. She was born July 24, 1927 in Weare, N.H. the daughter of Leon A. and Julia (Locke) Reade. She graduated from Weare High School in 1945 …