New London

David Seastrand

Ex-Police Chief Settles Lawsuit

Saturday, December 20, 2014

New London — Former New London police Chief David Seastrand and a Colby-Sawyer student who accused him of asking her to pose nude have settled a lawsuit filed earlier this year on the student’s behalf. The town’s insurance provider is paying $70,000 to the woman on behalf of the town and Seastrand, according to court documents. Seastrand was forced to resign last year and forfeit his credentials after the student, Janelle Westfall, claimed he had offered to drop underage drinking charges against her if she posed for photographs. The state Attorney General’s Office investigated but declined to prosecute, despite similar claims from three other women. …

Leslie Anne Winship

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Concord, N.H. — Leslie Anne Winship, 63, passed to the other side with grace and peace on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. Leslie leaves the light of her life, her son Brendan Winship Bodeur of Concord. She also leaves her loving sister, Sarah Samaha and her husband, Steve of Sugar Hill, N.H. and their children and grandchildren; her wonderful brother, Peter H. Winship and …

Child Advocacy Group Seeks Volunteers From Valley, Sunapee Regions

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Hanover — A New Hampshire nonprofit is looking for Upper Valley volunteers to advocate on behalf of abused and neglected children in the state’s courts. Court Appointed Special Advocates of New Hampshire which recruits, trains and supervises volunteers, has a significant need for volunteers in the Upper Valley and Lake Sunapee region. A common misconception is that child abuse and neglect are less …

Carolyn S. Eldridge

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

New London, N.H. — Carolyn S. Eldridge, age 99, of New London passed away peacefully on Friday, Nov. 07, 2014, at New London Hospital. Carolyn was born in Marblehead, Mass. on May 12, 1915, to Herbert and Alice Pope. She married Wilbur F. Eldridge on Oct. 30, 1939, …

At the Hospitals: Nov. 16, 2014

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Valley Regional Offers Free Info Session on Health Insurance O ptions Claremont — Valley Regional Hospital has announced that, beginning in January, it will be included in the following networks through the New Hampshire Health Insurance Marketplace: Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield; Assurant Health; Harvard Pilgrim Health Care; and …

Someone to Believe In: Mom’s Hard Work, Sacrifice Helps Daughter Earn College Diploma

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Fairlee — Ginny Macomber had been up since 4:30 a.m. The yellow cake with strawberries and whipped cream frosting that she had special ordered was safely stored away. The balloons, after a bit of finagling, were corralled in …

Noreen Anne DeNatale

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Grantham, N.H. — Noreen Anne DeNatale, age 89 of Grantham, died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014. She was born Sept. 1, 1925, in Providence, R.I., daughter of Thomas L. Keily and Mary (Grimes) Keily. Noreen lived in Yonkers, N.Y., until attending New Rochelle College, where she received a B.A. …

Merrilyn Bell (Davenport) Butterworth

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Black Mountain, N.C. — Merrilyn Bell (Davenport) Butterworth died peacefully in her home at Givens Highland Farms, on October 29, 2014 in Black Mountain. She lived a rich long, fruitful, loving life. She was 94. Merrilyn was born on April 27, 1920 in Colrain, Mass. to her parents, …

Little Leads for N.H. District 8 Seat

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Newport — A former bank industry executive who ran as a moderate Republican was holding a lead in the vacant Senate District 8 seat Tuesday over a Sunapee Democrat who was a longtime teacher at Kearsarge Regional High School. Weare Republican Jerry Little, a ninth-generation New Hampshire native, …

At the Hospitals: Nov. 2, 2014

Sunday, November 2, 2014

D-H Auxiliary Provides $181,170 in Grants Lebanon — The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Auxiliary, the Auxiliary Grants Committee and the Volunteer Services Office have announced the award of $181,170 in grants throughout Dartmouth-Hitchcock. This year, volunteers gave more than 60,104 hours, …

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 …

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 …

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 …