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Assorted Bike Rides Benefit Land Preservation Trust

Sunday, August 17, 2014

New London — A day-long fundraiser for Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust next month will feature four bicycle rides of varying lengths. The third annual Kearsarge Klassic Bike Randonnee on Sept. 6 includes 30-, 65-, 86- and 100-mile routes. The rides, which begin and end at the New London Historical Society, traverse back roads through many of the 12 towns that Ausbon Sargent serves: Andover, Bradford, Danbury, Grantham, Goshen, Newbury, …

Making Life Better for Bees: VLS Bans Suspect Pesticide To Highlight Pollinators’ Plight

Friday, August 15, 2014

South Royalton — Without bees and other pollinators, 70 percent of plants would be unable to reproduce or provide food, according to the Center for Food Safety, a national non profit public interest group. Of the 100 crop varieties that provide 90 percent of the world’s food, 71 are pollinated by bees, and …

David Zach Webster

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

New London, N.H. — David Zach Webster, 78, of Forest Acres Road, died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, at his home after a 25 year journey with prostate cancer. He was born in Rochester, N.Y. on Dec. 11, 1935, the son of Donald B. and Eleanor (Zach) Webster. He spent his early years in Palmyra, N.Y. and graduated from Bowdoin College in 1957. He …

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 …

Kearsarge Boys Repeat as Track Kings

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Local Roundup: Kearsarge Boys Repeat as Track Kings …

Lionel J. “Butch” Dalton

Friday, May 30, 2014

North Sutton, N.H. — Butch Dalton, 49, of North Sutton lost his courageous battle with cancer at home on Thursday, May 29, 2014, with family by his side. He was born Oct. 15, 1964, to Jann (Johnson) and Joel B. Dalton in Newport, Rhode Island. He leaves behind …

At the Hospitals: May 25, 2014

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Gifford Named Top 100 Critical Access Hospital Randolph — Gifford Medical Center in Randolph has been named among the nation’s top 100 performing critical access hospitals by iVantage Health Analytics. The designation is based on iVantage’s “Hospital Strength …

Kearsarge Lacrosse Sweeps Lebanon

Thursday, May 22, 2014

North Sutton, n.h. — The Kearsarge Regional High girls lacrosse team has played Lebanon five times during the past two seasons and won four of those matchups, including Thursday’s 11-9 triumph in soggy and muddy conditions on its …

A Major Gift for the Arts

Monday, May 19, 2014

For the past five years, the Fine and Performing Arts Department at Colby-Sawyer College has been operating out of two buildings. The New London college’s Sawyer Fine Arts Center is too small, so classes and studios in painting …