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A tandem kayak allows Kyle McIntyre of Newport to explore deeper waters while NEHSA volunteer Steve Darling does the paddling on Lake Sunapee at Sunapee State Beach in Newbury, N.H., on August 27, 2014. 
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Program Lets Disabled Athletes Enjoy Summer Sports

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Newbury, n.h. — It’s just before 10 a.m. at Lake Sunapee State Beach, and Kyle McIntyre is, in the words of caregiver Bill Hays, “all smiles and giggles.” It’s understandable that McIntyre is happy, and not only because of the warm and sunny conditions on the lake. Thanks to the New England Handicapped Sports Association kayaking program, the 24-year-old cerebral …

Shirley A. “Lee” (Turner) Warriner

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Coventry, Conn. — Shirley A. “Lee” (Turner) Warriner, most recently of Coventry, Conn. died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 at the Mansfield Center for Nursing and Rehab in Storrs, Conn. She was born in Cambridge, Mass. the daughter of Joseph E., Jr. and Sarah A. (Johnson) Turner. A graduate of Braintree, Mass. High School, she attended the University of Mass., Amherst and Chandler School …

Helen C. Skarin

Saturday, August 23, 2014

South Newbury, N.H. — Helen C. Skarin, 74, of South Newbury, died peacefully on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, surrounded by the love of her family, many lifelong friends, and her new friends at the Courtyard at Woodcrest Village in New London. Helen was born on Nov. 1, 1939, in Patterson, N.J., to William and Elizabeth (Walsh) Atchison. She grew up in Vernon, Vt., …

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 …

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 …