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Sunday, June 28, 2015

Dartmouth Institute Leader Honored Hanover — Dr. Elliott Fisher, director of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, has received the Healthcare Financial Management Association’s highest individual achievement award. Fisher received the Richard L. Clarke Board of Directors Award in recognition of his leadership in advancing the science of health care delivery and in developing new models of health care delivery and payment. A membership organization for health care finance leaders, the association works to improve the nation’s health care delivery system by sharing knowledge and best practices. “Dr. Fisher’s groundbreaking work on the concept of accountable care organizations paved the way for …

Marshall P. Hoke

Sunday, June 28, 2015

New London, N.H. — Marshall P. Hoke, 99, of Hilltop Place, died Friday, June 19, 2015, at his home. He was born in St. Paul, Minn. on Sept. 18, 1915, the son of Carolyn Peabody and George Hoke. Marshall grew up on the family’s dairy farm in Wayzata, Minn., attended grammar school there and graduated from Shattuck High School in Faribault, Minn. in …

People in Business: June 28, 2015

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Lake Sunapee Bank has announced the following officer appointments: William J. McIver, of Warner, N.H., has been promoted to senior executive vice president. McIver has been with the Bank since 1999 and has served as chief operating officer and executive vice president since June 2012. He continues to be the chief information officer, …

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 …

Entertainment Highlights: Northern New England Repertory Produces ‘Educating Rita’

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Almost a year after the Northern New England Repertory Theatre Company (NNERTC) staged George Bernard Shaw’s Arms and the Man, director John Goodlin will go back to the Shavian well these next two weekends — with a couple …

Jean-Pierre Gachelin

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

New London, N.H. — Jean-Pierre Gachelin, “Jeep” to many, passed away at age 81 on Thursday, April 23, 2015, at Concord Hospital. In recent months he had suffered a series of major health crises from which he never fully recovered. His final month was spent at Merrimack County …

Nepalese Students at Colby-Sawyer Rally to Support Devastated Homeland

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

New London — Tucked away in a bucolic corner of the Upper Valley, brought together by their academic pursuits at Colby-Sawyer College, is a thriving Nepalese community. About 40 of the school’s 1,350 students are from Nepal. An …

At the Hospitals: April 26, 2015

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Conference at DHMC Explores Child Abuse Issues Lebanon — A recent professional conference at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center explored the issue of child abuse, including its connection to medical costs. Three Twin State professionals were honored at the April …