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Michael J. Hayward, Jr.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Sunapee, N.H. — A memorial service for Michael J. Hayward, Jr., 42, late of Sunapee will be held Saturday, April 19 at 1 p.m. at the Knight Funeral Home in White River Junction, Vt. A full obituary will follow in a later edition of the Valley News. …

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 to $28,000 a year, not counting the premium. Now our premium is $200 less per …

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. That did little to dampen their spirits, however, on a crisp, sunny April 1 that …

Sullivan County Administrator Resigns Post

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Newport — County Administrator Greg Chanis, who came on board during troubled financial times for the county and led the effort to restore its fiscal health, resigned Monday to take a position with Santa Barbara County government in California. Chanis was hired as Sullivan County facilities and operations …

Ausbon Sargent Close to Deal on Property for Conservation

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Sunapee — A land preservation organization is close to obtaining a prime piece of property that will be protected from development with a conservation easement. Wendell Marsh North is a 136-acre tract that abuts Wendell Marsh Waterfowl Management …

Justices Send Lake Sunapee Boat Launch Case to Lower Court

Monday, July 1, 2013

Concord — A long-running fight over a proposed public access boat launch on New Hampshire state land near Lake Sunapee is staying in court for now. The state Supreme Court ruled yesterday that the argument between the state Fish and Game Department, the Lake Sunapee Protective Association and …

W. Lebanon Driver Dies After Crash

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Lebanon — A West Lebanon woman injured last week in the latest Route 4 car collision has died, after her family spent days in the hospital grappling over what course of action to take because her religion forbade …

‘We Did Everything Together’

Saturday, June 8, 2013

Sunapee — Not even dreary weather could dampen the spirits of 27 energetic Sunapee Middle High School graduates at their commencement ceremony last night. Heavy rain brought the graduation indoors and the just over one hour ceremony played …

Sullivan Republicans Regroup for 2014

Friday, April 26, 2013

Claremont — The 2014 House and Senate elections may be a long way off but Sullivan County Republicans believe now is the time to begin building local organizations that can effectively deliver the GOP message. With their sights clearly set on rebounding in 2014 from a disastrous showing …

Sunapee: Voters Approve Borrowing To Build New Library

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Sunapee — By a slim margin, voters yesterday approved a $975,000 article during Town Meeting ballot voting that will help finance the construction of a new 8,000-square-foot library. The 601-380 vote achieved the required 60 percent majority by …

Sunapee to Mull Funding for Firefighters

Monday, February 18, 2013

Sunapee Town and School Meeting, Tuesday, March 12, Australian balloting, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sherburne Gymnasium. Sunapee — After more than 100 years, members of Sunapee’s all-volunteer fire department may be getting a little extra reimbursement for their efforts. An article on this year’s Town Meeting warrant …

Getting Them Out and About

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Hanover — Jake Quigley is showing it requires only the right frame of mind to improve life through the outdoors. As vice-president of Outdoor Mindset — a national nonprofit the Hanover resident co-founded while living in Colorado three years ago — Quigley leads monthly outdoor adventures for members …

Sunapee Voters to Get First Look at Town, School Warrants

Monday, February 4, 2013

Sunapee — Voters can weigh in on the proposed school and town budgets along with other warrant articles at the deliberative sessions scheduled for next week. The school deliberative session will be held Monday beginning at 7 p.m. in the high school gymnasium and the town deliberative session …