New London

David Seastrand

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 provider is paying $70,000 to the woman on behalf of the town and Seastrand, according to court documents. Seastrand was forced to resign last year and forfeit his credentials after the student, Janelle Westfall, claimed he had offered to drop underage drinking charges against her if she posed for photographs. The state Attorney General’s Office investigated but declined to prosecute, despite similar claims from three other women. …

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 Sugar Hill, N.H. and their children and grandchildren; her wonderful brother, Peter H. Winship and …

Child Advocacy Group Seeks Volunteers From Valley, Sunapee Regions

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Hanover — A New Hampshire nonprofit is looking for Upper Valley volunteers to advocate on behalf of abused and neglected children in the state’s courts. Court Appointed Special Advocates of New Hampshire which recruits, trains and supervises volunteers, has a significant need for volunteers in the Upper Valley and Lake Sunapee region. A common misconception is that child abuse and neglect are less …

At the Hospitals: Oct. 26, 2014

Sunday, October 26, 2014

New Overnight Visiting Procedures at DHMC Lebanon — Beginning Monday , Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center will require visitors to register and wear a temporary badge from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., after normal business hours. The new procedures, which …

Muriel Howard Deacon

Sunday, October 26, 2014

New London, N.H. — Muriel Howard Deacon, 87, of New London, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Muriel was born in Winchester, Mass., on Jan. 1, 1927, the third child of Emma and Alan Howard. She graduated from Winchester High School in …

Sonja T. Jacobson

Sunday, October 26, 2014

New London, N.H. — Sonja T. Jacobson, 83, of Burpee Hill Road, died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, at The William P. Clough Extended Care Center in New London, where she had been a resident for the past four …

Band Mates

Monday, October 20, 2014

The Upper Valley Community Band members, from left, Anne Warner, of Lebanon, Charlie Zue, of North Thetford, Nancy Eckert, of Cavendish, Vt., and Donna Bowie, of Plainfield, warm up in a classroom at Kearsarge Elementary School in New …

At the Hospitals: Oct. 12, 2014

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Valley Regional Appoints Chief Operating Officer Claremont — Tim Clark, of Bethel, was recently appointed to the post of chief operating officer for Valley Regional Healthcare. “Having a seasoned leader like Tim, who has a clinical background as …

At the Hospitals: Oct. 5, 2014

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Sunapee Talk Explores Aging Parents’ Needs Sunapee — A free talk about caring for an aging parent is set for Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. at Sunapee Cove Assisted Living, 1250 Route 11, Georges Mills. Dennis McCullough, a …

Vote Confirming Odell to Site Evaluation Committee Delayed

Friday, October 3, 2014

Manchester — Gov. Maggie Hassan has delayed a vote to confirm two new public members to the committee charged with permitting the Northern Pass project and any future wind farms in the state. Two weeks ago, Hassan nominated outgoing state Sen. Bob Odell, R-New London, and outgoing state …

Alexander J. LeClair, Jr.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Alexander J. LeClair, Jr. of Quail Hollow, formerly of Newbury, N.H., died on Sept. 30, 2014, at Genesis Healthcare in Lebanon with his family at his side after a long period of declining health. He was born in Detroit, Michigan on April 22, 1923, to …

Alison B. (Faulk) Curtis

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

New London, n.h. — Alison B. (Faulk) Curtis, 82, of Little Brook Road, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at the New London Hospital after a sudden illness. She was born in Gloucester, Mass., on Jan. 22, 1932, the daughter of N. Alston and Ruth (Brown) Faulk. She was …

Helping Wildlife Adapt Is Topic Of Climate Change Workshop

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Wilmot, N.H. — A free workshop about helping wildlife adapt to climate change is set for Nov. 6 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Wilmot Community Association’s Red Barn, 64 Village Road. The event is sponsored by Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust’s outreach committee. It will be led by …