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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 London, N.H. before their performance at the fourth annual Festival of New Hampshire Community Bands Saturday, October 18, 2014. Eight bands performed and joined together to play in massed bands at the conclusion of the festival.
(Valley News - James M. Patterson)

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 London before their performance at the fourth annual Festival of New Hampshire Community Bands. Eight bands performed and joined together to play …

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 well as strong administrative experience, is the perfect addition for Valley Regional as we implement …

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 family doctor, geriatrician and author, will discuss his “slow medicine” formula for meeting an elder’s …

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 …

Catherine A. “Cate” Beauvais Kirwan

Friday, September 26, 2014

Wolfeboro, N.H. — Catherine A. “Cate” Beauvais Kirwan, 75, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at the Wolfeboro Bay Care Center, Wolfeboro, where she was a patient. Previously, Cate had resided in both New London, N.H. and Barrington, N.H. Cate’s interests included Bible study, arranging interior designs, …

At the Hospitals: Sept. 21, 2014

Sunday, September 21, 2014

New London, Cottage Hospitals Receive Awards Concord — Two local hospitals were among those honored recently by the New Hampshire Hospital Association. Bruce King, president and CEO of New London Hospital, received the Leslie A. Smith President’s Award. …

Isabel F. (Kelleher) Bergin

Friday, September 19, 2014

New London, N.H. — Isabel F. (Kelleher) Bergin died peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, after a brief illness. Isabel grew up in Belmont, Mass., and was a 1947 graduate of Emmanuel College in Boston. On June 25, 1949, she married Joseph W. Bergin, who survives her, and …

At the Hospitals: Sept. 14, 2014

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Dartmouth Faculty, Alumni Discuss Advances in Disease Treatments Hanover — Faculty and alumni of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth will discuss recent advances in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of chronic and life-threatening diseases in a …

Forrester, Little Win Contested Primaries

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

State Sen. Jeanie Forrester turned back a challenge Tuesday against a Free State Project Republican from Grafton in the New Hampshire Senate District 2 primary. The Meredith Republican, who chairs the Senate Finance Committee and is seeking a third term, had 79 percent of the vote, compared to …

At the Hospitals: Sept. 7, 2014

Sunday, September 7, 2014

HCRS to Help With Vt. Family Program Springfield, Vt. — Health Care and Rehabilitation Services will collaborate with a program designed to help Vermont families overcome temporary, short-term financial crises and avoid the need for ongoing assistance. Reach …