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Medical Reserve Corps Seeks Volunteers

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Newport — The Greater Sullivan County Medical Reserve Corps is looking for volunteers. The unit, founded in 2008, has about 50 members, “which is a good start,” said Jessica Rosman, the corps’ director. But more are needed. The corps works to help support emergency medical services personnel during health emergencies and provides other assistance according to its mission, which includes strengthening public health. The corps has volunteered at athletic events, …

Tree Pruning Demonstration Set in New London

Saturday, April 12, 2014

New London — A tree and shrub pruning demonstration is set for Thursday at 5:30 p.m. on the New London Town Common. The event, hosted by University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension, will include a discussion and demonstration of pruning techniques on a variety of ornamental trees and shrubs on the grounds of the common. It will cover pruning techniques for common trees …

Thomas John Brennan, Jr.

Saturday, April 12, 2014

New London, N.H. — After a courageous nine month battle with cancer, Dr. Thomas John Brennan, Jr. passed away on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, just before 5:30 a.m., surrounded by his loving family. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, uncle, friend, coach, and teacher. He is survived by Wendy, his loving wife of 44 years; and their daughters, Amy (husband …

New London’s New Chief: Town Picks 20-Year Veteran to Lead Police Department

Friday, February 28, 2014

New London — The new police chief is a familiar face around town. Officials this week hired a more than 20-year veteran of New London’s police department as chief, replacing the former leader who resigned last year amid …

New London Hospital To Cut Jobs

Friday, February 28, 2014

New London — New London Hospital plans to cut staff and benefits and is holding off on building a new health center in Newport after running into budget problems. Exactly how many people will lose their jobs, and in which departments, has yet to be determined, said Bruce …

A Life: James ‘Coach’ Marrion, 1935-2014: ‘He Was an Unfailingly Positive, Optimistic and Supportive Person’

Monday, February 24, 2014

Canaan — Jim Marrion’s voice carried far and wide across the athletic fields at Cardigan Mountain School. Yet the longtime football coach’s ability to listen and counsel resonated most within the lives he touched. A patriarch at Cardigan …

At the Hospitals: Feb. 23, 2014

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Cottage Hospital Official Is ‘CEO to Know’ Woodsville — Maria Ryan, CEO of Cottage Hospital, has been named to a list of “50 Rural Hospital CEOs to Know,” compiled by Becker’s Hospital Review. Rural health care leaders face …

Hartford, Woodstock Advance

Sunday, February 23, 2014

White River Junction — Senior John Borchert’s power-play goal with 2, minutes, 51 seconds remaining lifted the No. 6 Hartford High boys hockey team over No. 11 Harwood, 3-2, in the first round of the VPA Division II tournament Saturday at Wendell Barwood Arena. With the Highlanders’ Thomas …

Allan Meredith Doyle, Jr.

Friday, February 21, 2014

New London, N.H. — Born on Nov. 13, 1929, in Brooklyn, N.Y. to Dorothy Bradford (Ham) and Allan Meredith Doyle, Allan Meredith Doyle, Jr., 84, died peacefully at home in New London on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014. He had battled prostate cancer with determination and grace for 17 …

Margaret (Terry) Richards Chapman

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

New London, N.H. — Margaret (Terry) Richards Chapman, age 95, peacefully passed away on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in New London. The daughter of Leora Moore Richards and William Francis Richards, she was born at home in Colorado Springs, Colo. on June 28, 1918. Terry graduated from The …

Local Roundup: Phoenix Rising at Right Moment

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Bethel — Playing without two starters, Tanner James and Brandon Tracy stepped up to help lead the Sharon Academy boys basketball team to a 73-38 victory over host Whitcomb on Monday night. James finished with 17 points, eight …

Birth Announcements: Feb. 16, 2014

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital BIANCHI — A son, Dean Peter Bianchi, born Jan. 26, 2014, to Hannah R. Houghton and Peter C. Bianchi, of New London. …

New London Looks Past Chief Scandal

Saturday, February 15, 2014

New London — Newly released details about alleged inappropriate behavior — much of it sexual — by the town’s former police chief point to how women are vulnerable to men who abuse their power, said anti-sexual violence advocates this week. But the issue is not one that town …