Local News

Council decides to keep public works director position

By Barbara Tetreault BERLIN — The city will continue to have a public works director, but several councilors warned that they want to see changes in the department. Current Public Works Director Michael Perreault has notified the city that he will retire this July after 10 years in the position. Last week, when City Manager James Wheeler requested permission to start advertising the position so a replacement can be hired before Perreault steps down, Councilors Michael Rozek... Read more

Opinion

Veteran Town Hall in White River Junction is at 10 a.m., not…

CORRECTION:The Veterans Affairs Medical Center at White River Junction released a change in time for the Veterans Town Hall on Friday, Dec. 15. The town hall will be held at 10 a.m. For more information contact the medical center public affairs office at vhawrjpao@va.gov or (802) 295-9363 ext. 5880.   Read more

Sports

Lachance chosen for Lions Cup

  By Lloyd Jones GORHAM — Karyssa Lachance a forward on the Gorham High varsity girls’ soccer team has been selected to suit up for New Hampshire this summer to play in the annual Twin State Classic Lions Cup against Vermont. The Lions Cup features the top graduating seniors from New Hampshire and Vermont. The match is scheduled to be played in July. Lachance, who leaves Gorham as the school’s all-time leading scorer, was also recognized last week... Read more

 

Business

Jason Robie: Time to get out and play

I’m playing hooky today! I’m writing this on Wednesday and with all the snow we’ve been getting, enough is enough. It is time to get out and play. I’m fortunate to work for myself, so I don’t have to come up with an excuse (or a sick voice) and “call in.” Because of the beautiful snow and a fairly light workload right now, there is no better time to do it. I have owned my own... Read more

Obituaries

Kenneth William Henderson Sr.

Kenneth William Henderson Sr.

OLD ORCHARD BEACH, Maine – Maj. Kenneth W. Henderson, 66, of Old Orchard Beach, Maine, was peacefully promoted to Glory on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, while at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough. For 39 years he has been the beloved husband of Jeanmarie (Lanagan) Henderson and a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend. Ken was born in Waltham, Mass., on May 4, 1951, one of six children of the late Joseph K. and Mary Alice (Arsenault)... Read more