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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 include locking doors earlier and limiting entry points to the Emergency Department and North Entrance, will help protect patients, staff and visitors of the medical center during evening and overnight hours, the hospital said in a statement. “Many hospitals across the country have adopted similar visitor access procedures, and they have been shown to be effective in securing facilities during overnight hours.” From 8-11 p.m., visitors will …

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 1944 and received a bachelor’s degree from Colby College in Waterville, Maine. Muriel married John …

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 years. She was born in Chicago, Ill., on March 28, 1931, the daughter of Fritz …

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 …

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 …