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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 will miss her greatly. Isabel had a long career in the real estate business, and was the owner of Akers and Burnham Real Estate in Needham, Mass., during the 1970’s and 80’s. She was a parishioner at Our Lady of Fatima Church in New London, N.H., and was an active member of the women’s golf group at Eastman Golf Links, and for 35 years, at Needham (Mass.) …

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 free medical education session on Sept. 19, from 2-4 p.m. The event, part of Geisel’s …

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 21 percent for Grafton Republican Tim Condon, with 24 of 27 towns reporting. Condon, a …

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 …

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 …