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Wilmot Walk Focuses on Dragonflies

Sunday, July 27, 2014

New London — A d ragonfly identification walk is scheduled on Aug. 12, from 3-5 p.m., on a recently conserved property on Kearsarge Mountain Road in Wilmot. Andy Deegan, of the Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust, will discuss dragonflies and damselflies and their significance in nature. Participants will net, identify and release a variety of dragonflies. The property, owned by Jan and Paul Sahler, represents the first Ausbon Sargent protected …

At the Hospitals: July 27, 2014

Sunday, July 27, 2014

August Motorcycle Ride Will Benefit David’s House Lebanon — A motorcycle ride next month will benefit David’s House, a nonprofit that provides a home away from home for families with children receiving medical treatment through Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. The guided ride, set for Aug. 2, leaves from First Congregational Church, 3470 Route 5, Westminster, Vt. It ends at David’s House, …

Virginia E. Child

Friday, July 25, 2014

New London, N.H. — Virginia E. Child died peacefully at age 94 on Monday, July 21, 2014, in New London. Formerly of Sudbury, Mass., she is survived by daughters, Penny Peters of Cambridge, Mass., Martha Ash of Waitomo, New Zealand, Joy Bloomfield, Contoocook, N.H., Judy Child Schwartz of Clayton, Mo.; son, Luther (Dinty) Child III of Cambridge, Mass.; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and …

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 …

At the Hospitals: June 8, 2014

Sunday, June 8, 2014

APD Creates New Department Lebanon — Alice Peck Day Health Systems has created a new department designed to improve health outcomes and lower costs for employers in the Upper Valley. Business Health and Therapies will incorporate four existing …

Ausbon Sargent Protects 129th Property

Sunday, June 8, 2014

New London — The Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust recently closed on its 129th protected property. Judith and Thomas Brewer placed a conservation easement on 159.2 acres of their 200-acre property in Danbury, N.H. The property includes two-thirds of Severence Hill and more than a half mile of …

H.S. Notebook: Cards’ Desilets Loses Interim Tag

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Claremont — Ivy Desilets has a vision for improving the fate of the Stevens High girls basketball program, and it’s one she’s looking forward to implementing now that she’s been officially given the reins of the team. Desilets …

New London Rotary Schedules Family Fun Day in North Sutton

Sunday, June 1, 2014

North Sutton — A “fun fest” sponsored by the New London Rotary Club is set for June 28, from 1-6 p.m. at Smiley Grove Park in North Sutton, adjacent to Kezar Lake on Route 114. The event, which will take place rain or shine, will include a 3-mile …

At the Hospitals: June 1, 2014

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Names Chief Nursing Officer Lebanon — The Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system has chosen as its new chief nursing officer an executive who since 2009 has held a similar post at the nation’s fourth-largest Catholic health system. Gay Landstrom …