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At the Hospitals: Feb. 14, 2016

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Claremont Woman Honored At Mt. Ascutney Hospital Windsor — Gloria LaClair, of Claremont, has been named employee of the month for January at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center. LaClair works as a cook in the hospital’s nutrition services. She was honored for her willingness to help when needed, positive attitude and strong work ethic, Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center said in a news release. “Gloria is a joy to work with and a model employee,” said John Frisbee II, director of food services. “She approaches every day with enthusiasm and commitment, and has been an able assistant at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health …

People in Business: Feb. 14, 2016

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Nicolaas Bekker, of Lyme, has been named a vice president and Norwich branch manager for Ledyard National Bank. Bekker has nearly 20 years of customer service experience, first in the hospitality industry and then in banking. He was born and raised in the Netherlands and earned a master’s degree in film and television …

New Photo ID Voter Law Sees Smooth Implementation

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Hanover — A new element of New Hampshire’s voter ID law rolled out without much fanfare during Tuesday’s presidential primary. The changes, however, did prompt some Upper Valley voters to stage a protest of sorts. Some intentionally opted to go through the steps to highlight what they describe as an unnecessary burden that …

N.H. Legislature to Meet On Opioid Problem

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Newport — Gov. Maggie Hassan won approval Wednesday from the Executive Council to convene a special legislative session later this month to consider legislation that will address the state’s growing opiate and heroin crisis, which has claimed nearly …

At the Hospitals: Nov. 1, 2015

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Addiction Talk, Naloxone Training Scheduled in Lebanon Lebanon — A free presentation about addiction is set for Nov. 10, from 6-8 p.m., at Headrest, 14 Church St. The two-part session will begin with a presentation by Sarah Poisson, …

Upper Valley Students Win 4-H Awards at Cornish Fair

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Cornish — Winners of the Sullivan County 4-H member animal exhibitor awards at the Cornish Fair include students from across the Upper Valley. The annual fair is the culmination of 4-H work for clubs in Sullivan County, the …

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Royalton-Area Schools To Hold Merger Meeting South Royalton — The soon-to-be-formed White River Valley Supervisory Union will hold a public forum this weekend to tackle the biggest question facing educators: How to move forward in a way that best serves the students of the 10 constituent towns? The …

Autumn in the Air

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Steven Pleasant, of Charlestown, watches a movie — The Equalizer — while relaxing in a hammock he had tied to trees at a boat launch in Claremont on Monday. Pleasant had to be at work later. “I’m not …

Elaine W. Snelling

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Charlestown, N.H. — Elaine W. Snelling, 90, of 68 Unity Stage Rd, Charlestown, on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015, peacefully joined Burt, her late husband, in eternal rest. Elaine was born in Tremont, Maine on Aug. 06, 1925, the daughter of Edwin and Madeline (Goodwin) Webster. Raised in Maine, …

Local & Regional Briefs for Friday, Sept. 18, 2015

Friday, September 18, 2015

Judge Delays Release of Footage Concord — A judge has delayed the limited release of body camera footage from a deadly shooting by police in July, allowing himself four extra days to consider objections from attorneys on various sides. Redacted clips were scheduled to be released Monday, according …

County to Boost Web Feed

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Unity — Later this fall, the county hopes to have resolved the problems it is having with interruptions of the video arraignments at district court involving suspects being held at the House of Corrections in Unity. Last week, the Claremont City Council voted to allow the county to …

Wedding: Raymond — Ryerson

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Cornish — Kaitlyn Brooke Raymond and Jason Allen Ryerson were married on May 30, 2015, at the Trinity Church of Cornish. The bride’s brother escorted her down the aisle. Justice of the Peace Vicki Lee, the bride’s aunt, …

‘She Doesn’t Back Off’: Sullivan County Manager Battles ALS Diagnosis

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Newport — For 4½ months between the late-summer night that friends noticed her slurring her words and the midwinter day that neurologists identified the source of the problem, Sullivan County Manager Jessie Levine wondered which enemy she’d be …