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Top row: Candidates for two Sullivan District 6 seats are, from left, Republican Ernie Bridge, Democrat Barry Connell, Democrat Daniel Lloyd and Republican Skip Rollins. Bottom row, from left: Sullivan District 2 candidates are Republican Spec Bowers and Democrat Sue Gottling; Sullivan District 9 candidates are Republican Thomas Howard and Democrat Virginia Irwin. (Courtesy photographs)

Sullivan County House Candidates Face Off

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Newport — Two Republicans in the Newport-Sunapee area who lost their New Hampshire House seats in 2012 are trying to win them back, and there is also a contested election in the two-seat district representing Newport and Unity. In Sullivan 2, state Rep. Sue Gottling, D-Sunapee, is being challenged by former Republican lawmaker Spec Bowers, also of Sunapee, for the …

Royals Capture a Victory

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Tilton, n.h. — As a rough season stretches, the opportunities for success become evident and, for some teams, the targets become reachable. The Mascoma Royals saw a chance to end a nine-match NHIAA Division III boys soccer losing streak once they saw Winnisquam waiting at the end of the schedule. The Royals made the most of the opportunity, getting a 3-1 win that …

Local Roundup: Rivendell Soccer Earns Another Shutout

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

South Royalton — At long last, the Rivendell Academy girls soccer team broke through a stingy South Royalton defense. The Raptors converted a trio of chances late to beat the host Royals 3-0 on Tuesday afternoon. Scoreless through 66 minutes, Riley Thomson finally broke the South Royalton backline to put Rivendell in front, …

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 …

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 …