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Tom Steyer, founder of NextGen Climate, speaks to an intimate group of Colby Sawyer students before speaking to a larger group about showing up to vote, and voting for candidates who support clean energy during his talk at Lethbridge Lodge at Colby Sawyer College in New London, N.H., on Feb. 2, 2016. (Valley News - Sarah Priestap) <p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.</i></p>

Billionaire Takes Climate Talk to N.H. Students

Thursday, February 4, 2016

New London — A billionaire former hedge fund manager who has become a leading clean energy activist joined the cavalcade of luminaries traversing New Hampshire this week supporting their favorite causes and candidates before Tuesday’s primary elections. For Tom Steyer, an ebullient 58-year-old San Francisco resident who received an honorary degree from Vermont Law School in 2014, the mission is …

People in Business: Jan. 31, 2016

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Alison Bruce, of East Corinth, has been promoted to senior vice president at Ledyard National Bank. Bruce celebrated her 16th anniversary with the bank last year. Her new title is an acknowledgement of how her role has expanded as compliance and Bank Secrecy Act officer, information security officer, Community Reinvestment Act officer, privacy …

At the Hospitals: Jan. 24, 2016

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice Is Business of the Year New London — Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice has been named 2016 business of the year by the Lake Sunapee Region Chamber of Commerce. “I am so pleased. I can’t think of a more deserving organization to receive this award than …

Planners Study I-89 Bus Route

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Lebanon — Regional planners are exploring the possibility of establishing commuter bus service along Interstate 89 from New London to Lebanon and Hanover. Though they believe the demand is there because of population growth and commuting patterns , …

At the Hospitals: Sept. 27, 2015

Sunday, September 27, 2015

PTSD Center Official Receives Career Award White River Junction — Jessica Hamblen, acting deputy executive director and deputy for education with the Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD in White River Junction, has been selected to …

2 N.H. Loons Poisoned by Lead Fishing Tackle

Sunday, September 20, 2015

New London — A loon found on Little Lake Sunapee was the victim of lead poisoning and euthanized. The loon was picked up from the lake on Aug. 6, and brought to Weare Animal Hospital for treatment where an X-ray showed a metal object in the loon’s gizzard, …

Carrol Addis Baxter

Friday, September 11, 2015

New London, N.H. — Carrol Addis Baxter passed away peacefully at home at age 100 on Saturday, Sept. 5, with her daughter, Linda Baxter Lasco, at her side. Linda lovingly cared for her mother for the past three years. Carrol was born in Newark, N.J., Aug. 12, 1915, …

Robert “Gurns” Frank Gurnsey II

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Jacksonville, Fla. — Robert “Gurns” Frank Gurnsey II passed away in Jacksonville, on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, after a long and courageous fight with leukemia. Gurns, as he was known to his closest friends and family, was born Nov. 17, 1942, in Manchester, to Frank Norris Gurnsey and …

At the Hospitals: Sept. 6, 2015

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Cottage Hospital to Receive $10,000 For New Health Center Woodsville — Cottage Hospital will receive $10,000 this week from its auxiliary organization for the building fund of Rowe Health Center. The money includes proceeds from Cottage Hospital Auxiliary’s …

Colby-Sawyer College President Plans to Step Down in June

Friday, September 4, 2015

New London — Colby-Sawyer College will launch a search for a new president after incumbent Thomas C. Galligan Jr. announced that he will step down at the end of June. “I’ve had a wonderful nine years, and I’m …

Candidate Kasich Talks ‘Republican Vehicle’ in Lebanon

Thursday, September 3, 2015

West Lebanon — Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who is seeking the Republican presidential nomination, pitched his blue-collar background and record as a chief executive to voters Wednesday night at the Kilton Public Library. Speaking to a packed room …

At the Hospitals: Aug. 30, 2015

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock and Geisel Name Surgery Chair Lebanon — Dr. Sandra L. Wong, the William W. Coon Professor of Surgical Oncology and associate chairwoman of clinical affairs at the University of Michigan Health System, has been named chairwoman of …

Perry Lee Wheaton

Thursday, August 27, 2015

New London, N.H. — Perry Lee Wheaton passed peaceably at his home in New London with his wife by his side on Friday, Aug. 21, 2015. He has spent the last three years suffering from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. He was born on Jan. 31, 1942, in Corning, N.Y., …