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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 …

Town Meeting Day Continues

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Election of town officers and voting on zoning amendments is Tuesday, May 13, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Whipple Memorial Town Hall. Town Meeting is Wednesday, May 14, beginning at 7 p.m. at Kearsarge Regional Middle School gymnasium. New London — A contested Selectboard race, about …

Ex-Stevens Math Teacher Pleads Guilty in Sex Assault of Student

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Newport — Former Stevens High School math teacher Christopher LeBlanc will serve three-and-a-half to seven years in New Hampshire State Prison after pleading guilty Friday to felonious sexual assault and aggravated felonious sexual assault of a 14-year-old student …

Letter: One Student Dartmouth Lost

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

To the Editor: Based on recent stories and editorials, both locally and in Boston, time has long since passed for some Dartmouth College students to start to grow up. Dartmouth College’s president, Philip Hanlon, has strongly stated that “(e)ven if one student is turned off because of their …

Local Roundup: Woodstock Lax Rallies Past Patriots

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Bennington, Vt. — Down five entering the fourth quarter, the Woodstock High boys lacrosse team stormed all the way back to beat host Mount Anthony 11-10 in overtime on Haven Lantz’s game-winner. The Wasps (3-2) trailed 10-5 heading …

Margaret “Peg” (Kendal) Thornton

Sunday, May 4, 2014

New London, N.H. — A memorial service for Margaret “Peg” (Kendal) Thornton, 99, who died on Jan. 14, 2014, will be held on Monday, May 12, 2014, at 2 p.m. at The First Baptist Church of New London. …

Retired Teacher Seeks Odell’s Seat

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Sunapee — A first-term Democrat who represents several Sullivan County towns in the New Hampshire House formally declared her candidacy for the District 8 state Senate seat now held by Republican Bob Odell, who is retiring. “During my …

Local Roundup: Stevens’ Hussey Shines Under the Lights in No-Hitter

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Claremont — Ruthlessly efficient from the start, Chase Hussey tossed a no-hitter to lead the Stevens High baseball team to a 9-0 victory over Kearsarge under the lights at Barnes Park on Monday night. Hussey, a junior, needed …

Letter: Baby Boomers’ Bequest

Monday, April 28, 2014

To the Editor: What will be our legacy, baby boomers? Our children and grandchildren are waiting. Will it be an economy where the 1 percent gets 95 percent of the generated wealth? Will it be a democracy or plutocracy after Citizens United and unlimited individual donations take hold? …

At the Hospitals: April 27, 2014

Sunday, April 27, 2014

APD Names Woodlands Administrator Lebanon — Carla M. Skinder, of Meriden, has been appointed administrator of The Woodlands, an independent living community for seniors on the campus of the Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital. “She has already made …

Cougars Complete Sweep of Raiders

Sunday, April 27, 2014

North Sutton, n.h. — Bypassing an opponent intent on knocking it down, the Kearsarge High boys lacrosse team beat Lebanon, 12-5, on Saturday, the Cougars’ second victory over their NHIAA Division III rival in three days. Freshman Justin …