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 …

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 …

Carolyn S. Eldridge

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

New London, N.H. — Carolyn S. Eldridge, age 99, of New London passed away peacefully on Friday, Nov. 07, 2014, at New London Hospital. Carolyn was born in Marblehead, Mass. on May 12, 1915, to Herbert and Alice Pope. She married Wilbur F. Eldridge on Oct. 30, 1939, …

At the Hospitals: Nov. 16, 2014

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Valley Regional Offers Free Info Session on Health Insurance O ptions Claremont — Valley Regional Hospital has announced that, beginning in January, it will be included in the following networks through the New Hampshire Health Insurance Marketplace: Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield; Assurant Health; Harvard Pilgrim Health Care; and …

Someone to Believe In: Mom’s Hard Work, Sacrifice Helps Daughter Earn College Diploma

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Fairlee — Ginny Macomber had been up since 4:30 a.m. The yellow cake with strawberries and whipped cream frosting that she had special ordered was safely stored away. The balloons, after a bit of finagling, were corralled in …

Noreen Anne DeNatale

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Grantham, N.H. — Noreen Anne DeNatale, age 89 of Grantham, died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014. She was born Sept. 1, 1925, in Providence, R.I., daughter of Thomas L. Keily and Mary (Grimes) Keily. Noreen lived in Yonkers, N.Y., until attending New Rochelle College, where she received a B.A. …

Merrilyn Bell (Davenport) Butterworth

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Black Mountain, N.C. — Merrilyn Bell (Davenport) Butterworth died peacefully in her home at Givens Highland Farms, on October 29, 2014 in Black Mountain. She lived a rich long, fruitful, loving life. She was 94. Merrilyn was born on April 27, 1920 in Colrain, Mass. to her parents, …

Little Leads for N.H. District 8 Seat

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Newport — A former bank industry executive who ran as a moderate Republican was holding a lead in the vacant Senate District 8 seat Tuesday over a Sunapee Democrat who was a longtime teacher at Kearsarge Regional High School. Weare Republican Jerry Little, a ninth-generation New Hampshire native, …

At the Hospitals: Nov. 2, 2014

Sunday, November 2, 2014

D-H Auxiliary Provides $181,170 in Grants Lebanon — The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Auxiliary, the Auxiliary Grants Committee and the Volunteer Services Office have announced the award of $181,170 in grants throughout Dartmouth-Hitchcock. This year, volunteers gave more than 60,104 hours, …

N.H. Wood Business’ Kiln Burns

Friday, October 31, 2014

New London — Rebuilding a pivotal part of a wood products business that burned in an early morning fire was on the forefront of the owner’s mind on Thursday afternoon. A fire broke out inside the firewood kiln …

Former Teacher, Bank Exec Battle for N.H. Senate Seat

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Newport — A feisty race between a retired Kearsarge Regional High School teacher and a former banking industry executive is taking place for New Hampshire’s District 8 Senate seat, with life experience and considerations such as Medicaid expansion …