New London

Jay Wilson

Friday, March 27, 2015

New London, N.H. — Jay Wilson’s long journey is over and it ended on Sunday, March 22, 2015. The journey started in Minnesota in 1936, where he spent the summer months on a lake in the log cabin built by his father, and ended in New London, looking at the almost identical view outside the bedroom window of the house he and his wife, Gabi, built. His path took him to Phillips Academy, Andover (’54) and Yale (’58), where he made lifelong friends. They continued to meet regularly and to laugh together until his very last days. Jay’s capacity for laughter was legendary, and his ability to laugh at himself endeared him to many. He …

New Outlet for Youth Football

Monday, March 23, 2015

A new regional youth football program is coming to the Upper Valley. Founded by Grantham resident Dave Daigneault, the Upper Valley Hawks will be the 15th member of the New Hampshire Pop Warmer League beginning this fall. Fielding up to six teams aged 5-14, the Hawks will practice at the Grantham Parks and …

At the Hospitals: March 22, 2015

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Gets Spot On ‘Great Places to Work’ List Lebanon — Dartmouth-Hitchcock has been named one of 150 “Great Places to Work in Healthcare” by the industry journal Becker’s Hospital Review. It was selected based on its benefits offerings, wellness programs, commitment to diversity and inclusion, professional development opportunities, and environments that promote …

Kearsarge Votes to Transfer Land to Odd Fellows

Friday, January 23, 2015

North Sutton, n.h. — Kearsarge Regional School District voters authorized the district to transfer land next to the Odd Fellows building to the town of Warner, N.H., at the school district’s deliberative session earlier this month. “That’s been the missing piece that we’ve never had before,” said Jim …

Eleanore T. Barnes

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Providence, R.I. — Eleanore T. Barnes, one of the first women to break into advertising sales in New York in the Mad Men era of the 1960’s, died peacefully in Providence on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015. She was 93. Mrs. Barnes, who was known as Sis, was a …

Easements Completed in Springfield, N.H., Bradford N.H.

Sunday, January 18, 2015

New London — Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust recently conserved four properties, including one in Bradford, N.H., and another in Springfield, N.H. The Springfield property is a mix of field and forest located on both sides of Nichols …

At the Hospitals: Jan. 18, 2015

Sunday, January 18, 2015

New London Hospital Names Ambulance and EMS Services Manager New London — Richard Riley has been named manager for ambulance and EMS services at New London Hospital. “ Riley brings an extensive background in emergency response management to …

Lights! Camera! Racing! Colby-Sawyer Grads Chronicle Grueling Endurance Race

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Growing up in Middlebury, Vt., Michael Mooney had never heard of the Vermont 100 endurance race. Once he got there, he couldn’t get away. Fascinated after joining his good friend, Zak Wieluns, for support during Wieluns’ running of …

At the Hospitals: Jan. 4, 2015

Sunday, January 4, 2015

HCRS Names Adult Services Director Springfield, Vt. — Katherine Cook has been named director of the Adult Mental Health and Addiction Services program at Health Care and Rehabilitation Services . Cook joined HCRS last July as director of …

Transitioning to Normalcy: N.H. Doctor Details Horrors of Ebola Epidemic

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

New London — A medical school professor and public health official who spent 25 days training caregivers in Sierra Leone, near ground zero of the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, returned with harrowing accounts of a “viscerally …

Walter J. Kochanek, Jr.

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

New London, NH — Walter J. Kochanek, Jr., 66, of Snow Lane, died suddenly at his home Monday, Dec. 29, 2014. He was born in Providence, R.I. on Nov. 16, 1948, the son of Walter J. Kochanek Sr. (deceased Dec. 21, 2014) and Pearl Minor Kochanek. Walter received …

Ex-Police Chief Settles Lawsuit

Saturday, December 20, 2014

New London — Former New London police Chief David Seastrand and a Colby-Sawyer student who accused him of asking her to pose nude have settled a lawsuit filed earlier this year on the student’s behalf. The town’s insurance …

Leslie Anne Winship

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Concord, N.H. — Leslie Anne Winship, 63, passed to the other side with grace and peace on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. Leslie leaves the light of her life, her son Brendan Winship Bodeur of Concord. She also leaves her loving sister, Sarah Samaha and her husband, Steve of …