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Allen Wayne Wirta

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Sunapee, NH — Allen Wayne Wirta passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at the home he built with his wife of 57 years, Evelyn Miller Wirta. Allen was born on Sept. 4, 1934 in Newport, N.H. to Ero Wirta and Aune (Annala) Wirta Goings. After he graduated from Towle High School in 1952, he married the love of his life. When he went to serve the United States Army in Germany, Evelyn went overseas to be with him, and they traveled extensively throughout Europe. Allen was honorably discharged as a Spec. 4 on May 4, 1959. Upon returning home, Allen managed two Beneficial Finance offices; he later worked for Sturm, Ruger & Co., then started …

Beach Ball

Monday, July 28, 2014

Playing around sunbathers, sand castle builders and wandering ducks, Sam Flint, 9, of Sunapee, plays baseball with a group of his friends at Dewey Beach on Lake Sunapee on July 21, 2014.  (Valley News - Sarah Priestap) …

Ex-Thetford Teammates Reunite at All-Star Event

Saturday, July 19, 2014

There isn’t much Shyann Josler and Erika Waterman could’ve done together that they didn’t eventually accomplish on their own. That fact doesn’t dissuade the occasional what-if, however. What if the four freshmen Eric Ward elevated to Thetford Academy’s varsity girls basketball team four years ago had stuck together all the way through? How …

Letter: Smaller Bill Thanks to Obamacare

Monday, April 7, 2014

To the Editor: I support the Affordable Care Act. I pay less for my family health insurance, get better coverage and have lower out-of-pocket expenses. Last year, I was paying more than $900 a month and had a $10,000 per-person deductible. The total out-of-pocket expenses would have come …

Open-Water Casting: Season Kicks Off Quietly in N.H.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Sunapee — Their fishing poles slung over their shoulders, Aaron Noyes and George Caccavaro left the docks at Lake Sunapee harbor Tuesday with empty buckets, no fish to show for nearly 6 hours with lines in the water. …

Kearsarge Middle Schoolers Honored

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Sutton, N.H. — Several Kearsarge Regional Middle School students were honored recently for their service to the school or community. Taylor Albright, Michael Geary, Lydia Pinard, Rette Solomon, Lizzie Soule, Natalie Soule and Erin Taylor received the “Making a Difference” award earlier this month at a school assembly. …

Thaws Chill Winter Business

Monday, March 17, 2014

West Lebanon — Although this winter seems to have been unusually frigid and snowy, for those who depend on cold weather to make a living, the season has been pretty much on par with the previous unusually warm …

Sunapee Voters Approve Town, School Budgets

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Sunapee — First-term incumbent Selectboard member Sue Gottling defeated challenger John Augustine, 370-270, for a three-year seat on the board, and the town and school budgets passed during all-day Town Meeting balloting. Also approved, 498-114, was an article to designate the properties known as Wendell Marsh as town …

Letter: Tool for Economic Vitality in Sunapee

Thursday, March 6, 2014

To the Editor: On election day in Sunapee, we would ask your support to pass Article 34, which states: “Shall the town vote to adopt the Community Revitalization Tax Relief Incentive outlined in the RSA 79-E; and further designate the Village-Commercial zoning district as defined by the Town …

Letter: Tool for Economic Vitality in Sunapee

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Tool for Economic Vitality To the Editor: On election day in Sunapee, we would ask your support to pass Article 34, which states: “Shall the town vote to adopt the Community Revitalization Tax Relief Incentive outlined in the RSA 79-E; and further designate the Village-Commercial zoning district as …

Sunapee Budget Could Rise Over 7%, School Spending Also Slated to Rise

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Voting on the Sunapee Town and School warrant is Tuesday, March 11, at the Sherburne Gymnasium from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunapee — On Town Meeting Day, residents will decide the fate of 35 articles on the …

Leo J. Gareau

Saturday, February 15, 2014

North Sutton, N.H. — Leo J. Gareau, 82, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at this home. He was born in Attleboro, Mass. on July 8, 1931, the son of Leo J. and Rosanna (Rougeau) Gareau. While in Attleboro, Leo worked for St. Regis Paper Co. as the Foreman …

Car of Missing Sunapee Man Found at Quechee Gorge

Monday, February 10, 2014

Quechee — Police are searching for a 42-year-old Sunapee man whose car was found at the Quechee Gorge this weekend. Michael J. Hayward, Jr. was last seen Friday afternoon in the Enfield area, according to a missing person …