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Candidates Pivot To New Hampshire

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Claremont — With voting in Iowa over, the presidential candidates still standing are headed to New Hampshire for a week of what for many will be last-chance campaigning. Three candidates, including U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., will be in the Upper Valley today, and two other heavyweights — Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton — have events scheduled in vote-rich southern New Hampshire. With more than a dozen Republicans …

At the Hospitals: Jan. 24, 2016

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice Is Business of the Year New London — Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice has been named 2016 business of the year by the Lake Sunapee Region Chamber of Commerce. “I am so pleased. I can’t think of a more deserving organization to receive this award than …

Lisa M. Ashline Frazer

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Charlestown, N.H. — Lisa M. Ashline Frazer, 47, of Charlestown died on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016, at her home. She was born in Claremont, N.H. on Jan. 15, 1968, the daughter of George W. and Carol A. (Valcourt) Ashline. Lisa enjoyed doing crafts and cooking. She loved spending time with her children and her dog, Buster. The family includes her parents; her children, …

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 …

Richard C. Wilson

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Sun City, Ariz. — Richard C. Wilson, 75, died Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, in Sun City. He was born in 1939 a son of Clarence and Eva (Stricklin) Wilson in Willimantic, Conn. Dick grew up in Connecticut where he attended school and worked on horse farm, he later …

George H. Blankenship

Friday, August 14, 2015

Charlestown, N.H. — A graveside service for George H. Blankenship who died on Feb. 21, 2015, will be held in the Pine Crest Cemetery in Charlestown on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, at 11 a.m. with Pastor Stephen Cook officiating and with military honors. Arrangements are with the Stringer …

Leona (Lee) Fisk

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Charlestown, N.H. — Leona (Lee) Fisk, 96, of 38 Elm St., in Charlestown, passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at home. Calling hours will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14, at the Charlestown Memorial Chapel on Main Street in Charlestown. Funeral services …