New London

David Seastrand

Ex-Police Chief Settles Lawsuit

Saturday, December 20, 2014

New London — Former New London police Chief David Seastrand and a Colby-Sawyer student who accused him of asking her to pose nude have settled a lawsuit filed earlier this year on the student’s behalf. The town’s insurance provider is paying $70,000 to the woman on behalf of the town and Seastrand, according to court documents. Seastrand was forced to resign last year and forfeit his credentials after the student, Janelle Westfall, claimed he had offered to drop underage drinking charges against her if she posed for photographs. The state Attorney General’s Office investigated but declined to prosecute, despite similar claims from three other women. …

Leslie Anne Winship

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Concord, N.H. — Leslie Anne Winship, 63, passed to the other side with grace and peace on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. Leslie leaves the light of her life, her son Brendan Winship Bodeur of Concord. She also leaves her loving sister, Sarah Samaha and her husband, Steve of Sugar Hill, N.H. and their children and grandchildren; her wonderful brother, Peter H. Winship and …

Child Advocacy Group Seeks Volunteers From Valley, Sunapee Regions

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Hanover — A New Hampshire nonprofit is looking for Upper Valley volunteers to advocate on behalf of abused and neglected children in the state’s courts. Court Appointed Special Advocates of New Hampshire which recruits, trains and supervises volunteers, has a significant need for volunteers in the Upper Valley and Lake Sunapee region. A common misconception is that child abuse and neglect are less …

Anna Faulkner Clark

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Simsbury, Conn. — Anna Faulkner Clark, age 76, died in her sleep on Saturday, July 12, 2014, at her home in Simsbury. A longtime Simsbury resident and part-time resident of New London, N.H., she leaves her husband of 53 years, David Wheeler Clark, Jr.; daughters, Rebecca Clark and …

Robert Dale Stevens PhD.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

North Andover, Mass. — Robert Dale Stevens PhD., 86, a resident of North Andover died Thursday, July 10, 2014, at the Sawtelle Family Hospice House in Reading, Mass. He was born on Oct. 8, 1927, in North Andover to the late Samuel Dale and Mary Forsyth (Cordingley) Stevens. …

Francis R. White

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

New London, N.H. — Francis R. White, 91 of New London and Enfield N.H., died peacefully at the New London Hospital on Friday, July 11, 2014, after a short illness. Francis was born in Lebanon, N.H. on Sept. 6, 1924, the son of Raymond (Doc) White and Florence …

High School Notes: Julian Cup Has Played Its Final Round

Thursday, July 3, 2014

West Lebanon — Try as he might, Scott Peters wasn’t going to win a battle against teenage intransigence. That, ultimately, spelled the end of the Julian Cup. Peters, the president of Golf & Ski Warehouse in West Lebanon, …

Local Roundup: Lebanon’s Kennedy a N.E. Champ

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Bridgewater, Mass. — Lebanon High freshman Corinne Kennedy capped a stellar first high school season by claiming the 300-meter hurdles at the 69th New England Interscholastic Track & Field Championship at Bridgewater State University on Saturday, completing a …

Margaret (Whitman) McIntosh Spinney

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

New London, N.H. — Margaret (Whitman) McIntosh Spinney, 89, of Woodcrest Village, New London, NH passed away on Friday, June 13, 2014. She was born June 7, 1925, in Kittery, Maine to Robert Charles and Hazel (Wasgatt) Whitman. She attended Kittery Schools graduating in 1942 from Traip Academy …

Kearsarge: Be ‘Grinders,’ Not ‘Whiners’

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Click here for a photo gallery.  ∎ Sutton, N.H. — Kearsarge High School’s graduation has some unusual traditions, including the singing of God Bless America by the kindergartners who this year will make up the class of 2026. On …

Sunapee Graduates Urged to Savor Every Moment

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Sunapee — Like most graduates, members of the Sunapee Middle High School class of 2014 spent part of their graduation ceremony looking back on their years together and part of it imagining their futures. But rather than psyching each other up to go out and take on the …

Louis Varga

Friday, June 13, 2014

New London, N.H. — Louis Varga, 92, peacefully passed away at New London Hospital on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, surrounded by his family. “Louie”, as he was known by all, was born in Hungary and immigrated to the United States at age 9. He spent most of his …

Top Sailors Flock to Lake Sunapee for Marquee Event

Friday, June 13, 2014

Sunapee — Beginning next week, many of sailing’s biggest Stars will be competing on Lake Sunapee. The Lake Sunapee Yacht Club is hosting the 2014 Western Hemisphere Championships, drawing the nation’s top “Star Class” racing talent. One of …