David A. Pillar, July 8, 2018

WILMOT – David A. Pilla, 61, of Juniper Lane, died Sunday, July 8, 2018. He was born in Chicopee, Mass., on February 10, 1957, the son of the late Antonio W. Pilla and Angelina (Rosati) Pilla. Dave graduated from Falmouth, Mass., High School and received his bachelor’s degree in Wildlife Sciences from UNH in 1979 […]

Joyce A. Grinold, July 9, 2018

Joyce A. Grinold, July 9, 2018

Joyce A. Grinold, 80, of Roseland Park Road, formerly of Canton, CT died Monday morning surrounded by her loving family. For more than 35 years, she was the loving wife of the late William B. Grinold. Born in Hartford, CT, she was the daughter of the late Richard J. and Ada Starratt Ledden of Collinsville, […]

Donald Hall, Renowned Local Poet Dies at Age 89

Was United States Poet Laureate 2006-2007

By Steve Foley
Donald Hall, Renowned  Local Poet Dies at Age 89

Donald Hall, whose poetry was loved by his neighbors and by folks throughout the United States, died at Eagle Pond Farm in Wilmot on June 23. With his second wife, Jane Kenyon, a poet in her own right, Hall moved to Eagle Pond in 1975. The farm was the home of Hall’s grandparents and had […]

After Death in a Car Crash, Andover Storyteller Remembered for His Many Tales

By Lola Duffort, Concord Monitor
After Death in a Car Crash, Andover Storyteller Remembered for His Many Tales

This article is reprinted with permission of the Concord Monitor. Even as a young child, Peter Brodeur was known for his yarns. “From his earliest days as a child in grade school, he would write these incredibly far-out stories. He just loved telling stories,” said his sister, Judith Brodeur. Peter Brodeur, a well-known figure in […]

Robert S Rayno, June 16, 2018

By Chadwick Funeral Service
Robert S Rayno, June 16, 2018

Robert S. Rayno, 77, formerly of Cilleyville Road, Andover, died Saturday, June 16, 2018 at the Merrimack County Nursing Home in Boscawen, NH. He was born in New London, NH on July 17, 1940, the son of John L. and Elizabeth H. (Wiggin) Rayno. Bob graduated from Andover High School in 1958 and had been […]

Kathleen Lambert Ehret, June 11, 2018

Kathleen Lambert Ehret, June 11, 2018

Kathleen Lambert Ehret, (Katy) died suddenly in Swannanoa, North Carolina on June 11. She is survived by her adoring parents Leslie and Richard Ehret of New Orleans, as well as her grandparents Kathy Weill Vivienne Ehret and Barbara Ehret, aunts and uncles Jackie and David Weill, Judy Weill and Alan Jones, Mary and Jeff Ehret, […]

 Dane Loomer, June 1, 2018

By Chadwick Funeral Service
 Dane Loomer, June 1, 2018

Dane Loomer, 66 of Andover, New Hampshire died suddenly June 1, 2018.  Born in New York, he was the son of Fen and Janet Loomer. He began spending summers in New Hampshire as a child and chose to make it his home. Dane spent over three decades as a beloved English teacher at Belmont High […]

Ralph E Downes, June 1, 2018

Press Release
Ralph E Downes, June 1, 2018

Ralph E. Downes, 46, of Center Road, died Friday, June 1, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born in New London, NH on September 26, 1971.  Ralph graduated from Merrimack Valley High School in 1989. He worked for the Merrimack County Nursing Home in building maintenance and then for the Merrimack […]