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Pam Larpenter of Sunapee, N.H., co-owner of New London Wood Products, walks to the kiln building, which was badly damaged by a fire that started early in the morning in New London, N.H., on October 30, 2014. No one was injured in the fire, and the Larpenter family hopes to rebuild as quickly as possible to help meet the high demand for kiln dried firewood. 
(Valley News - Sarah Priestap)

N.H. Wood Business’ Kiln Burns

Friday, October 31, 2014

New London — Rebuilding a pivotal part of a wood products business that burned in an early morning fire was on the forefront of the owner’s mind on Thursday afternoon. A fire broke out inside the firewood kiln at New England Wood Products in New London just after 5 a.m. Thursday, causing significant damage to the kiln itself as well …

Former Teacher, Bank Exec Battle for N.H. Senate Seat

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Newport — A feisty race between a retired Kearsarge Regional High School teacher and a former banking industry executive is taking place for New Hampshire’s District 8 Senate seat, with life experience and considerations such as Medicaid expansion among the issues at play. State Rep. Linda Tanner, D-Sunapee, who taught health and physical …

Jay Rosenfield

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Dedham, Mass. — Jay Rosenfield, 86, of Dedham, Marblehead, and New London, N.H., on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. He shared 63 extraordinary years with his beloved wife Barbara (Mann) Rosenfield, and was a ‘mahvelous’ father of Kim, Ken, Jamey, Amy, and Micah, a wonderful father-in-law to Janet McLeod Rosenfield, Debi Sanders Zilberman, Kirstie Gulick Rosenfield and the late Peter Einstein. Proud grandfather of …

At the Hospitals: Oct. 26, 2014

Sunday, October 26, 2014

New Overnight Visiting Procedures at DHMC Lebanon — Beginning Monday , Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center will require visitors to register and wear a temporary badge from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., after normal business hours. The new procedures, which …

Muriel Howard Deacon

Sunday, October 26, 2014

New London, N.H. — Muriel Howard Deacon, 87, of New London, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Muriel was born in Winchester, Mass., on Jan. 1, 1927, the third child of Emma and Alan Howard. She graduated from Winchester High School in …

Sonja T. Jacobson

Sunday, October 26, 2014

New London, N.H. — Sonja T. Jacobson, 83, of Burpee Hill Road, died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, at The William P. Clough Extended Care Center in New London, where she had been a resident for the past four …

Band Mates

Monday, October 20, 2014

The Upper Valley Community Band members, from left, Anne Warner, of Lebanon, Charlie Zue, of North Thetford, Nancy Eckert, of Cavendish, Vt., and Donna Bowie, of Plainfield, warm up in a classroom at Kearsarge Elementary School in New …

At the Hospitals: Oct. 12, 2014

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Valley Regional Appoints Chief Operating Officer Claremont — Tim Clark, of Bethel, was recently appointed to the post of chief operating officer for Valley Regional Healthcare. “Having a seasoned leader like Tim, who has a clinical background as …

At the Hospitals: Oct. 5, 2014

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Sunapee Talk Explores Aging Parents’ Needs Sunapee — A free talk about caring for an aging parent is set for Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. at Sunapee Cove Assisted Living, 1250 Route 11, Georges Mills. Dennis McCullough, a …

Vote Confirming Odell to Site Evaluation Committee Delayed

Friday, October 3, 2014

Manchester — Gov. Maggie Hassan has delayed a vote to confirm two new public members to the committee charged with permitting the Northern Pass project and any future wind farms in the state. Two weeks ago, Hassan nominated outgoing state Sen. Bob Odell, R-New London, and outgoing state …

Alexander J. LeClair, Jr.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Alexander J. LeClair, Jr. of Quail Hollow, formerly of Newbury, N.H., died on Sept. 30, 2014, at Genesis Healthcare in Lebanon with his family at his side after a long period of declining health. He was born in Detroit, Michigan on April 22, 1923, to …

Alison B. (Faulk) Curtis

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

New London, n.h. — Alison B. (Faulk) Curtis, 82, of Little Brook Road, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at the New London Hospital after a sudden illness. She was born in Gloucester, Mass., on Jan. 22, 1932, the daughter of N. Alston and Ruth (Brown) Faulk. She was …

Helping Wildlife Adapt Is Topic Of Climate Change Workshop

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Wilmot, N.H. — A free workshop about helping wildlife adapt to climate change is set for Nov. 6 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Wilmot Community Association’s Red Barn, 64 Village Road. The event is sponsored by Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust’s outreach committee. It will be led by …