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Assorted Bike Rides Benefit Land Preservation Trust

Sunday, August 17, 2014

New London — A day-long fundraiser for Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust next month will feature four bicycle rides of varying lengths. The third annual Kearsarge Klassic Bike Randonnee on Sept. 6 includes 30-, 65-, 86- and 100-mile routes. The rides, which begin and end at the New London Historical Society, traverse back roads through many of the 12 towns that Ausbon Sargent serves: Andover, Bradford, Danbury, Grantham, Goshen, Newbury, …

Making Life Better for Bees: VLS Bans Suspect Pesticide To Highlight Pollinators’ Plight

Friday, August 15, 2014

South Royalton — Without bees and other pollinators, 70 percent of plants would be unable to reproduce or provide food, according to the Center for Food Safety, a national non profit public interest group. Of the 100 crop varieties that provide 90 percent of the world’s food, 71 are pollinated by bees, and …

David Zach Webster

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

New London, N.H. — David Zach Webster, 78, of Forest Acres Road, died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, at his home after a 25 year journey with prostate cancer. He was born in Rochester, N.Y. on Dec. 11, 1935, the son of Donald B. and Eleanor (Zach) Webster. He spent his early years in Palmyra, N.Y. and graduated from Bowdoin College in 1957. He …

Local Roundup: Lebanon’s Kennedy a N.E. Champ

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Bridgewater, Mass. — Lebanon High freshman Corinne Kennedy capped a stellar first high school season by claiming the 300-meter hurdles at the 69th New England Interscholastic Track & Field Championship at Bridgewater State University on Saturday, completing a …

Margaret (Whitman) McIntosh Spinney

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

New London, N.H. — Margaret (Whitman) McIntosh Spinney, 89, of Woodcrest Village, New London, NH passed away on Friday, June 13, 2014. She was born June 7, 1925, in Kittery, Maine to Robert Charles and Hazel (Wasgatt) Whitman. She attended Kittery Schools graduating in 1942 from Traip Academy …

Kearsarge: Be ‘Grinders,’ Not ‘Whiners’

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Click here for a photo gallery.  ∎ Sutton, N.H. — Kearsarge High School’s graduation has some unusual traditions, including the singing of God Bless America by the kindergartners who this year will make up the class of 2026. On …

Sunapee Graduates Urged to Savor Every Moment

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Sunapee — Like most graduates, members of the Sunapee Middle High School class of 2014 spent part of their graduation ceremony looking back on their years together and part of it imagining their futures. But rather than psyching each other up to go out and take on the …

Louis Varga

Friday, June 13, 2014

New London, N.H. — Louis Varga, 92, peacefully passed away at New London Hospital on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, surrounded by his family. “Louie”, as he was known by all, was born in Hungary and immigrated to the United States at age 9. He spent most of his …

Top Sailors Flock to Lake Sunapee for Marquee Event

Friday, June 13, 2014

Sunapee — Beginning next week, many of sailing’s biggest Stars will be competing on Lake Sunapee. The Lake Sunapee Yacht Club is hosting the 2014 Western Hemisphere Championships, drawing the nation’s top “Star Class” racing talent. One of …

Jan K. Acard

Thursday, June 12, 2014

New London, N.H. — Jan K. Acard died peacefully at home in New London with her beloved husband, Benjamin Acard by her side on Tuesday, June 10, 2014. She was born on Dec. 1, 1946, in Bronx, N.Y. Jan married Benjamin on July 12, 1975. She is survived …

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 …