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A tandem kayak allows Kyle McIntyre of Newport to explore deeper waters while NEHSA volunteer Steve Darling does the paddling on Lake Sunapee at Sunapee State Beach in Newbury, N.H., on August 27, 2014. 
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Program Lets Disabled Athletes Enjoy Summer Sports

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Newbury, n.h. — It’s just before 10 a.m. at Lake Sunapee State Beach, and Kyle McIntyre is, in the words of caregiver Bill Hays, “all smiles and giggles.” It’s understandable that McIntyre is happy, and not only because of the warm and sunny conditions on the lake. Thanks to the New England Handicapped Sports Association kayaking program, the 24-year-old cerebral …

Shirley A. “Lee” (Turner) Warriner

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Coventry, Conn. — Shirley A. “Lee” (Turner) Warriner, most recently of Coventry, Conn. died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 at the Mansfield Center for Nursing and Rehab in Storrs, Conn. She was born in Cambridge, Mass. the daughter of Joseph E., Jr. and Sarah A. (Johnson) Turner. A graduate of Braintree, Mass. High School, she attended the University of Mass., Amherst and Chandler School …

Helen C. Skarin

Saturday, August 23, 2014

South Newbury, N.H. — Helen C. Skarin, 74, of South Newbury, died peacefully on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, surrounded by the love of her family, many lifelong friends, and her new friends at the Courtyard at Woodcrest Village in New London. Helen was born on Nov. 1, 1939, in Patterson, N.J., to William and Elizabeth (Walsh) Atchison. She grew up in Vernon, Vt., …

Robert Dale Stevens PhD.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

North Andover, Mass. — Robert Dale Stevens PhD., 86, a resident of North Andover died Thursday, July 10, 2014, at the Sawtelle Family Hospice House in Reading, Mass. He was born on Oct. 8, 1927, in North Andover to the late Samuel Dale and Mary Forsyth (Cordingley) Stevens. …

Francis R. White

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

New London, N.H. — Francis R. White, 91 of New London and Enfield N.H., died peacefully at the New London Hospital on Friday, July 11, 2014, after a short illness. Francis was born in Lebanon, N.H. on Sept. 6, 1924, the son of Raymond (Doc) White and Florence …

High School Notes: Julian Cup Has Played Its Final Round

Thursday, July 3, 2014

West Lebanon — Try as he might, Scott Peters wasn’t going to win a battle against teenage intransigence. That, ultimately, spelled the end of the Julian Cup. Peters, the president of Golf & Ski Warehouse in West Lebanon, …

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 …