New London

At the Hospitals: Feb. 7, 2016

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Local Hospitals Release Community Health Needs Assessment Access to mental health care and affordable health insurance, prescription drugs prices, heroin and the misuse of pain medications are among the Upper Valley ’s most pressing health concerns, according to a report by local hospitals. The 2015 Community Health Needs Assessment is based on focus groups and surveys conducted over a five-month …

Billionaire Takes Climate Talk to N.H. Students

Thursday, February 4, 2016

New London — A billionaire former hedge fund manager who has become a leading clean energy activist joined the cavalcade of luminaries traversing New Hampshire this week supporting their favorite causes and candidates before Tuesday’s primary elections. For Tom Steyer, an ebullient 58-year-old San Francisco resident who received an honorary degree from Vermont …

People in Business: Jan. 31, 2016

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Alison Bruce, of East Corinth, has been promoted to senior vice president at Ledyard National Bank. Bruce celebrated her 16th anniversary with the bank last year. Her new title is an acknowledgement of how her role has expanded as compliance and Bank Secrecy Act officer, information security officer, Community Reinvestment Act officer, privacy …

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 …

At the Hospitals: Jan. 17, 2016

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Perinatal Addiction Treatment Program Receives Grant to Create ‘Toolkit’ Lebanon — Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Perinatal Addiction Treatment Program has received a $127,000, three-year grant from the March of Dimes New England Chapter to improve the quality and safety of care …

Carter Country Club Development Project Raises Questions

Monday, January 11, 2016

Lebanon — An Upper Valley developer’s proposal to build more than 300 single-family homes and relocate the nine-hole golf course on the Carter Country Club property is drawing questions from city planners and neighbors of the project off Mechanic Street. As proposed, the golf course’s relocation would allow …

Mascoma Savings Bank CEO Announces Retirement Plans

Friday, January 8, 2016

Lebanon — Stephen Christy, longtime president and CEO of Mascoma Savings Bank, has announced his retirement, effective Jan. 1, 2017. Christy, who was named 2014 community banker of the year by the New Hampshire Bankers Association, joined the …

College Notes: Ex-Upper Valley Stars Filled Field Hockey Rosters

Friday, December 25, 2015

Let’s start off with the fall season: Field Hockey Bryant was 3-16 but freshman midfielder Emily Perryman (Lebanon) started every game and had five goals, two of which were deciding tallies during Bulldog victories. She added three assists. …

Christie Slams Obama on Anti-Terror Strategy in N.H.

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

New London — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took a hard stance against President Obama’s anti-terrorism strategy while calling into question whether the government is doing enough to protect citizens during a campaign stop Monday in New London. …

At the Hospitals: Dec. 20, 2015

Sunday, December 20, 2015

Director of PTSD Center Honored White River Junction — Paula Schnurr, executive director of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, received the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Lifetime Achievement Award last month …

New London Rotary Club Supports Polio Fight

Sunday, December 20, 2015

New London — The New London Rotary Club raised $675 last month to help combat polio. The money raised through the club’s End Polio Now initiative will provide more than 1,000 polio vaccinations for children in developing countries where the disease remains a threat. Each vaccine costs just …

Volunteer Spotlight: Teaching Cats About People

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Enfield — If deep down every cat longs for a “forever home,” those that are a little rough around the edges have a friend in Elaine Cady. The Upper Valley Humane Society volunteer has fostered scores of the …