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Virginia E. Child

Friday, July 25, 2014

New London, N.H. — Virginia E. Child died peacefully at age 94 on Monday, July 21, 2014, in New London. Formerly of Sudbury, Mass., she is survived by daughters, Penny Peters of Cambridge, Mass., Martha Ash of Waitomo, New Zealand, Joy Bloomfield, Contoocook, N.H., Judy Child Schwartz of Clayton, Mo.; son, Luther (Dinty) Child III of Cambridge, Mass.; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Luther M. Child, Jr. and a grandchild. Funeral service on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at 1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of New London, N.H. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Tracy Memorial Library, 304 Main Street, …

Frederick G. Ray

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

New London, N.H. — Frederick G. Ray, of Sutton Road, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Woodcrest Village. He was born on April 1, 1925, in Katonah, N.Y. the son of Robert B. and Helen C. (Gorham) Ray. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a BS in Economics in 1947 and served in the US Navy during WWII. He also received …

Anna Faulkner Clark

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Simsbury, Conn. — Anna Faulkner Clark, age 76, died in her sleep on Saturday, July 12, 2014, at her home in Simsbury. A longtime Simsbury resident and part-time resident of New London, N.H., she leaves her husband of 53 years, David Wheeler Clark, Jr.; daughters, Rebecca Clark and her husband, Daniel Long of Storrs, Conn., and Kendall Clark and her husband, Peter Engelman …

Forum, June 11: Dartmouth ‘Brand,’; Let There Be Solar; Eating Garlic Mustard

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Big Money Vs. Obamacare To the Editor: Turn on your TV set here in New Hampshire of late and sooner or later you will surely be confronted by an earnest young woman speaking in dulcet tones reminding us that the Affordable Care Act simply “is not working,” and …

Jane Price Bassick

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Jacksonville, Fla. — Jane Price Bassick, 87, who was born in March 27,1926, in Butler and was a longtime resident of New London, N.H., died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, in hospice care in Jacksonville. Jane was born to Clarence and Hazel Price in Butler on March 27, 1926. …

Generals Send Cougars Home

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Manchester — The word John Stark girls lacrosse coach John Warner used was “poise.” Poise was what he wanted to see from his players to start last night’s NHIAA Division III semifinal, and poise was what he reminded …

At the Hospitals: June 8, 2014

Sunday, June 8, 2014

APD Creates New Department Lebanon — Alice Peck Day Health Systems has created a new department designed to improve health outcomes and lower costs for employers in the Upper Valley. Business Health and Therapies will incorporate four existing …

Ausbon Sargent Protects 129th Property

Sunday, June 8, 2014

New London — The Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust recently closed on its 129th protected property. Judith and Thomas Brewer placed a conservation easement on 159.2 acres of their 200-acre property in Danbury, N.H. The property includes two-thirds of Severence Hill and more than a half mile of …

H.S. Notebook: Cards’ Desilets Loses Interim Tag

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Claremont — Ivy Desilets has a vision for improving the fate of the Stevens High girls basketball program, and it’s one she’s looking forward to implementing now that she’s been officially given the reins of the team. Desilets …

New London Rotary Schedules Family Fun Day in North Sutton

Sunday, June 1, 2014

North Sutton — A “fun fest” sponsored by the New London Rotary Club is set for June 28, from 1-6 p.m. at Smiley Grove Park in North Sutton, adjacent to Kezar Lake on Route 114. The event, which will take place rain or shine, will include a 3-mile …

At the Hospitals: June 1, 2014

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Names Chief Nursing Officer Lebanon — The Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system has chosen as its new chief nursing officer an executive who since 2009 has held a similar post at the nation’s fourth-largest Catholic health system. Gay Landstrom …

Kearsarge Boys Repeat as Track Kings

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Local Roundup: Kearsarge Boys Repeat as Track Kings …

Lionel J. “Butch” Dalton

Friday, May 30, 2014

North Sutton, N.H. — Butch Dalton, 49, of North Sutton lost his courageous battle with cancer at home on Thursday, May 29, 2014, with family by his side. He was born Oct. 15, 1964, to Jann (Johnson) and Joel B. Dalton in Newport, Rhode Island. He leaves behind …