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Lucille Huserik reads with first-grader Caitlin Richardson earlier this month at Mount Royal Academy, in Sunapee. (Photograph courtesy Karen Walsh)

Volunteer Spotlight: Longtime Mount Royal Academy Volunteer Helps Spread the Good Words

Monday, March 30, 2015

Sunapee — At the end of Mass in the Mount Royal Academy gymnasium on Monday, Headmaster Derek Tremblay posed a question to the student body: How many students have worked with Lucille Husarik on their reading skills? “All of these hands went up,” said Karen Walsh, a first-grade teacher at the Catholic school. “Seniors in high school. Juniors in high school. Kindergartners.” Husarik, 89, was honored last week after volunteering at the school for three days a weeks for over 10 years. The New London resident ended her tenure after deciding to move to New York state to be closer to her sister. “I usually …

At the Hospitals: March 29, 2015

Sunday, March 29, 2015

VA Police Officers Honored White River Junction — Several employees at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in White River Junction have received national Veterans Affairs police awards. John Richardson was named 2014 police chief of the year, and Jason Brown was named Small Facility Police Officer of the Year. Steven Bethel received the …

Ceremony Honors Elkins Veteran

Sunday, March 29, 2015

New London — Veteran Marshall Hoke, of Elkins, was recently honored for his military service. During a ceremony at his home this month, Hoke received a plaque, pin and memory book, as part of the Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice We Honor Veterans program. Hoke was on active military duty from 1940 …

Vote Confirming Odell to Site Evaluation Committee Delayed

Friday, October 3, 2014

Manchester — Gov. Maggie Hassan has delayed a vote to confirm two new public members to the committee charged with permitting the Northern Pass project and any future wind farms in the state. Two weeks ago, Hassan nominated outgoing state Sen. Bob Odell, R-New London, and outgoing state …

Alexander J. LeClair, Jr.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Alexander J. LeClair, Jr. of Quail Hollow, formerly of Newbury, N.H., died on Sept. 30, 2014, at Genesis Healthcare in Lebanon with his family at his side after a long period of declining health. He was born in Detroit, Michigan on April 22, 1923, to …

Alison B. (Faulk) Curtis

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

New London, n.h. — Alison B. (Faulk) Curtis, 82, of Little Brook Road, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at the New London Hospital after a sudden illness. She was born in Gloucester, Mass., on Jan. 22, 1932, the daughter of N. Alston and Ruth (Brown) Faulk. She was …

Helping Wildlife Adapt Is Topic Of Climate Change Workshop

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Wilmot, N.H. — A free workshop about helping wildlife adapt to climate change is set for Nov. 6 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Wilmot Community Association’s Red Barn, 64 Village Road. The event is sponsored by Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust’s outreach committee. It will be led by …

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 …