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New London

Wilmot Walk Focuses on Dragonflies

Sunday, July 27, 2014

New London — A d ragonfly identification walk is scheduled on Aug. 12, from 3-5 p.m., on a recently conserved property on Kearsarge Mountain Road in Wilmot. Andy Deegan, of the Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust, will discuss dragonflies and damselflies and their significance in nature. Participants will net, identify and release a variety of dragonflies. The property, owned by Jan and Paul Sahler, represents the first Ausbon Sargent protected …

At the Hospitals: July 27, 2014

Sunday, July 27, 2014

August Motorcycle Ride Will Benefit David’s House Lebanon — A motorcycle ride next month will benefit David’s House, a nonprofit that provides a home away from home for families with children receiving medical treatment through Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. The guided ride, set for Aug. 2, leaves from First Congregational Church, 3470 Route 5, Westminster, Vt. It ends at David’s House, …

Virginia E. Child

Friday, July 25, 2014

New London, N.H. — Virginia E. Child died peacefully at age 94 on Monday, July 21, 2014, in New London. Formerly of Sudbury, Mass., she is survived by daughters, Penny Peters of Cambridge, Mass., Martha Ash of Waitomo, New Zealand, Joy Bloomfield, Contoocook, N.H., Judy Child Schwartz of Clayton, Mo.; son, Luther (Dinty) Child III of Cambridge, Mass.; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and …

Kearsarge Boys Repeat as Track Kings

Sunday, June 1, 2014

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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 …

No Return to March Meeting in New London

Saturday, May 17, 2014

New London — A petition article to return the annual Town Meeting to March was defeated by voters, 119-107 at this year’s town meeting on Wednesday. All of the other articles were approved, though two passed with amendments. The public safety budget of $1,643,513, as recommended by the …

Kearsarge Rules Lebanon in Playoff Rematch

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Lebanon — In a battle of reloading girls lacrosse programs, Kearsarge High proved to have a bit more weaponry Friday, handing rival Lebanon a 13-6 loss during a rematch of a 2013 NHIAA Division III semifinal. Anna Stowell …

Local Roundup: Hurricanes Storm to Latest Victory

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

White River Junction — Kaitlynn Woodward again stifled the opposition for the Hartford High softball team, tossing a complete game to lead the Hurricanes to an 8-2 victory over visiting Windsor on Monday afternoon. The junior hurler struck …

At the Hospitals: May 11, 2014

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Dartmouth Researchers Find Savings in Cancer Care Lebanon — Researchers from The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice report that savings in the cost of cancer care may be found in accountable care organizations through reductions …

Colby-Sawyer Graduates 219

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Click here for a photo gallery.  ∎ New London — There are frequent stories this time of year about college and high school graduates overcoming any number of obstacles, some tougher than others, to earn their degree. Jayme Severance, …