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Robert E. Gosselin

Thursday, February 11, 2016

New London, N.H. — Robert E. Gosselin died of natural causes on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, at the New London Hospital in New London. He was 96. Dr. Gosselin was retired from Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, N.H., where he was the founding chairman of the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology. He was one of a small group that rebuilt the Medical School, which had less than a dozen full-time …

At the Hospitals: Feb. 7, 2016

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Local Hospitals Release Community Health Needs Assessment Access to mental health care and affordable health insurance, prescription drugs prices, heroin and the misuse of pain medications are among the Upper Valley ’s most pressing health concerns, according to a report by local hospitals. The 2015 Community Health Needs Assessment is based on focus …

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 …

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., …

‘She Doesn’t Back Off’: Sullivan County Manager Battles ALS Diagnosis

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Newport — For 4½ months between the late-summer night that friends noticed her slurring her words and the midwinter day that neurologists identified the source of the problem, Sullivan County Manager Jessie Levine wondered which enemy she’d be …

Hanover Nursing Home Ranks in Lowest Tier After Inspection

Friday, August 14, 2015

Hanover — An area nursing home that changed ownership 14 months ago was recently cited by state inspectors for several deficiencies in patient care, including a failure to provide eating assistance to a patient with dementia who lost 23 pounds. The citations contributed to Hanover Terrace Health and …

Carmella Josephine Micciche Varga

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

New London, N.H. — Carmella Josephine Micciche Varga (Nellie) peacefully passed away on Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015, at the age of 95, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Liz and Tom Maloof, where she had been living since October 2014. Nellie was born in Pittston, Pa. …

A Life: Joseph W. Bergin, 1924-2015; ‘He Was Always Wanting to Do for Others’

Sunday, August 9, 2015

New London — Negotiating a real estate contract at age 90 sounds impressive. Pair that with driving golf balls on Sunday afternoons at Eastman Golf Links and volunteering for six hours a week at New London Hospital, and …

At the Hospitals: Aug. 9, 2015

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Valley Regional President To Lead Health Advisory Council Claremont — Peter Wright, president and CEO of Valley Regional Healthcare, has been tapped to lead Greater Sullivan County Public Health Network’s Public Health Advisory Council. The council will help …

Fundraiser Supports Land Preservation

Sunday, August 2, 2015

New London — Ausbon Sargent will hold its annual bicycling fundraiser on Aug. 29. The event includes four route choices ranging from 25 to 100 miles in length. Mostly on dirt roads, the rides begin and end at the New London Historical Society. They include a lunch stop …

Richard Hoyt Chapin

Sunday, July 26, 2015

New London, N.H. — Richard Hoyt Chapin, “Hoyt” to those whom he knew, died at his home in New London, on Thursday, July 16, 2015, with his family by his side. Born in May 1933, the son of the late Dr. Walter Coolidge Chapin and Helen Hoyt Chapin, …

At the Hospitals: July 19, 2015

Sunday, July 19, 2015

VA Names Mental Health Chief White River Junction — Dr. Brett Rusch has joined White River Junction VA Medical Center as chief of mental health and behavioral science service, as well as an assistant professor of psychiatry at …