New London

Richard Hoyt Chapin

Sunday, July 26, 2015

New London, N.H. — Richard Hoyt Chapin, “Hoyt” to those whom he knew, died at his home in New London, on Thursday, July 16, 2015, with his family by his side. Born in May 1933, the son of the late Dr. Walter Coolidge Chapin and Helen Hoyt Chapin, Hoyt grew up in New Rochelle, N.Y., and spent his summers in Northfield, Mass., where he met his beloved wife of 60 years, Marybelle C. Chapin. Their daughters, Sarah and Deborah, and son Walter were raised in Pound Ridge and Bedford, N.Y. Hoyt attended The Hill School in Pottstown, Pa., and Wesleyan University, in Middletown, Conn. – where he made life-long friends – and Columbia University School …

At the Hospitals: July 19, 2015

Sunday, July 19, 2015

VA Names Mental Health Chief White River Junction — Dr. Brett Rusch has joined White River Junction VA Medical Center as chief of mental health and behavioral science service, as well as an assistant professor of psychiatry at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine. For the past six years, Rusch was director of inpatient …

People in Business: July 12, 2015

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Nancy A. Barrington, of Lyme, has joined The Hanover Group at Morgan Stanley as a financial adviser. Barrington has 20 years of experience as a certified public accountant. Most recently, she worked as a senior accountant with Gallagher, Flynn & Co. LLC. She earlier served as interim chief financial officer at Sixth Gear Inc., a New York-based venture capitalist funded consumer finance company, …

People in Business: June 7, 2015

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Jay L. Clausen, of New London, a scientist with the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, recently received his doctorate in natural resources and earth systems sciences from the University of …

At the Hospitals: May 24, 2015

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Healthy Living Programs Receive Mini-Grants New London — Three local organizations have received community wellness grants from the The Wellness Connection: For a Healthy Lake Sunapee Region. Created this year, the mini-grant program provides funding for area nonprofits, …

At the Hospitals: May 17, 2015

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock CEO and President Among ‘Outstanding Americans’ Lebanon — Dr. James Weinstein, chief executive officer and president of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system, has received the Ellis Island Medal of Honor from the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations. This …

New London Votes For New Members

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

New London — Incumbent Selectboard member Janet Kidder won a second three-year term on the board over John Wilson, 561-436, in Tuesday’s Town Meeting vote. Voters also approved a zoning amendment for a new definition of family, but defeated a second zoning change to the sign regulations, 519-424, …

Colby-Sawyer Graduates: Be Mystical

Sunday, May 10, 2015

New London — Tales of rock and roll, mythical creatures and sentimental inspiration prevailed at Colby-Sawyer College’s commencement ceremony early yesterday afternoon. Before 312 students crossed the outdoor stage, faculty and students told stories to the soon-to-be graduates …

New London to Vote On Town Office Fixes

Friday, May 8, 2015

Polls will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 12, at Whipple Memorial Town Hall for election of town officers and voting on two zoning amendments. The floor meeting begins at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 13, in the Kearsarge Learning Campus gymnasium to …

Book Notes: Valley Native Wesley McNair Wins Award for New Book

Friday, May 8, 2015

After years of boiling down memories of his Upper Valley childhood hardships into poetry, Wesley McNair this spring harvested acclaim for exploring through verse what his mother endured growing up in the depths of the Great Depression. In …

William E. Cusack, Jr.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Durham, N.H. — William E. Cusack, Jr., 83, of Durham, died Monday, May 4, 2015, at Saint Ann Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Dover, after a long illness. Born in Syracuse, N.Y., on June 13, 1931, he was the son of William E. Cusack and Shirley S. Cusack, …

Robert A. Skinner

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Goshen, N.H. — Robert A. Skinner, 96, died at the New London Hospital on Saturday, April 11, 2015. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 9, 2015, at the North Goshen Cemetery with the Rev. Craig Cowing officiating. For more information or to …

Business Notes: May 3, 2015

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Hanover — Clay’s, the woman’s clothing store that specialized in comfortable and casual attire, closed without fanfare last week after 24 years in business, the third downtown retail business to close in recent months. Kurt Reichelt, president of the Essex Junction, Vt.-based chain of nine Clay’s stores in …