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Birth Announcements: Feb. 7, 2016

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center BANGRAZI — A daughter, Lilah Ann Bangrazi, born on Jan. 19, 2016, to Katelyn Gibson and Jason Bangrazi, of Newport. BLUME — A daughter, Elena Nichole Blume, born on Jan. 29, 2016, to Kylei Fischer, of Claremont, and Joshua Blume, of Cranston, R.I. Gifford Medical Center HERRING — A son, Marshall Clyde Herring, born on Jan. 22, 2016, to Jerrica Herring, of South Royalton. …

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 …

‘Wild’ Is Only Skin Deep

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Grantham — Like so many places in the Twin States, Leavitt Hill Conservation Area looks wild, but it hasn’t always been that way. “If I was a kid, just walking in the woods, I would have no idea this area had been settled and lived in and loved,” said Doug Brown, a land …

‘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 …

A Life: Joseph W. Bergin, 1924-2015; ‘He Was Always Wanting to Do for Others’

Sunday, August 9, 2015

New London — Negotiating a real estate contract at age 90 sounds impressive. Pair that with driving golf balls on Sunday afternoons at Eastman Golf Links and volunteering for six hours a week at New London Hospital, and …

Sanders To Campaign In Claremont

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Claremont — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is bringing his Democratic presidential campaign to Claremont on Sunday. The Vermont independent plans to hold a town meeting Sunday at 5 p.m. at The Common Man Inn & Restaurant at 21 Water St. in Claremont. Sanders knows the city well, as …

Christie Discusses Policies in Newport Visit

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Newport — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie called for entitlement reform in a town hall forum Tuesday afternoon, outlining a platform that involved significant cuts to retiree benefits. In his second major presidential campaign visit to the Upper …

Robert L. Zrike, Sr.

Friday, July 24, 2015

Juno Beach, Fla. — Robert L. Zrike, Sr. (89) of Juno Beach and Grantham, N.H., and former resident of Greenwich, Conn., died on Saturday, July 18, 2015, at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center. Born Sept. 13, 1925, in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was a son of Salim K. Zrike …

Robert L. Zrike, Sr.

Friday, July 24, 2015

Juno Beach, Fla. — Robert L. Zrike, Sr. (89) of Juno Beach and Grantham, N.H., and former resident of Greenwich, Conn., died on Saturday, July 18, 2015, at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center. Born Sept. 13, 1925, in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was a son of Salim K. Zrike …

The Hole Shebang: Mass. Golfer Masters Tricky 17th to Win N.E. Amateur

Friday, July 24, 2015

Newbury, n.h. — It’s no Amen Corner, but Baker Hill Golf Club’s par-3 17th hole deserved a nickname for the role in played it making Nick McLaughlin champion of the 86th New England Amateur on Thursday. No. 17 …

John E. Johannessen

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Fort Myers, Fla. — John E. Johannessen, 94, of Fort Myers, former resident of Grantham, N.H. and Tenafly, N.J., died on Saturday, June 6, 2015. Born Nov. 12, 1920, in Denmark, he was the son of the late George and Anna Johannessen. Mr. Johannessen attended Teaneck High School, …

Leader Is On Fire at New England Amateur

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Newbury, n.h. — It’s a wonderful thing that Baker Hill Golf Club hasn’t suffered through the drought that some parts of the country have experienced this summer. Long, amber fescue blowing in a stiff wind makes for fine …

Driver Dies After Limb Falls on Car

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Claremont — A 24-year-old Claremont man died Sunday night during a brief but powerful storm that tore through northern Sullivan County and left thousands of people without power. Kyle LeClair, a Stevens High School graduate, was killed when …