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Ex-Police Chief Settles Lawsuit

Saturday, December 20, 2014

New London — Former New London police Chief David Seastrand and a Colby-Sawyer student who accused him of asking her to pose nude have settled a lawsuit filed earlier this year on the student’s behalf. The town’s insurance provider is paying $70,000 to the woman on behalf of the town and Seastrand, according to court documents. Seastrand was forced to resign last year and forfeit his credentials after the student, Janelle Westfall, claimed he had offered to drop underage drinking charges against her if she posed for photographs. The state Attorney General’s Office investigated but declined to prosecute, despite similar claims from three other women. …

Leslie Anne Winship

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Concord, N.H. — Leslie Anne Winship, 63, passed to the other side with grace and peace on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. Leslie leaves the light of her life, her son Brendan Winship Bodeur of Concord. She also leaves her loving sister, Sarah Samaha and her husband, Steve of Sugar Hill, N.H. and their children and grandchildren; her wonderful brother, Peter H. Winship and …

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 and Lake Sunapee region. A common misconception is that child abuse and neglect are less …

Catherine A. “Cate” Beauvais Kirwan

Friday, September 26, 2014

Wolfeboro, N.H. — Catherine A. “Cate” Beauvais Kirwan, 75, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at the Wolfeboro Bay Care Center, Wolfeboro, where she was a patient. Previously, Cate had resided in both New London, N.H. and Barrington, N.H. Cate’s interests included Bible study, arranging interior designs, …

At the Hospitals: Sept. 21, 2014

Sunday, September 21, 2014

New London, Cottage Hospitals Receive Awards Concord — Two local hospitals were among those honored recently by the New Hampshire Hospital Association. Bruce King, president and CEO of New London Hospital, received the Leslie A. Smith President’s Award. …

Isabel F. (Kelleher) Bergin

Friday, September 19, 2014

New London, N.H. — Isabel F. (Kelleher) Bergin died peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, after a brief illness. Isabel grew up in Belmont, Mass., and was a 1947 graduate of Emmanuel College in Boston. On June 25, 1949, she married Joseph W. Bergin, who survives her, and …

At the Hospitals: Sept. 14, 2014

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Dartmouth Faculty, Alumni Discuss Advances in Disease Treatments Hanover — Faculty and alumni of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth will discuss recent advances in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of chronic and life-threatening diseases in a …

Forrester, Little Win Contested Primaries

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

State Sen. Jeanie Forrester turned back a challenge Tuesday against a Free State Project Republican from Grafton in the New Hampshire Senate District 2 primary. The Meredith Republican, who chairs the Senate Finance Committee and is seeking a third term, had 79 percent of the vote, compared to …

At the Hospitals: Sept. 7, 2014

Sunday, September 7, 2014

HCRS to Help With Vt. Family Program Springfield, Vt. — Health Care and Rehabilitation Services will collaborate with a program designed to help Vermont families overcome temporary, short-term financial crises and avoid the need for ongoing assistance. Reach …

Golf Instructor Once Took Hits; Now He Gives Tips

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Lebanon — Dave McKinnon’s athletic career may be over, but it’s not preventing the former Lebanon High hockey and golf standout from helping others. The 36-year-old golf professional left a PGA apprenticeship in Florida last winter to return …

Andover, New London and Wilmot residents aim to double the number of solar powered homes in their towns

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

New London — A group of Andover, New London and Wilmot residents are aiming to double the number of solar powered homes in their towns this fall through a project they are calling Solarize Kearsarge. The volunteer group will pick a solar installer, host a launch session Oct. …

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 …

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 …