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Keith Roy Glidden

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Newport, N.H. — Keith Roy Glidden, 39, of Maple Street, died at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Monday, April 14, 2014, following a long period of declining health. Keith was born Sept. 25, 1974, in New London, N.H., son of Donald R. Glidden and Paula (Wheeler) Silva. He grew up in Grantham and attended the Grantham Village school and went on to graduate from Lebanon High School with the Class of 1993. He worked for a time as a machinist at Sturm Ruger, enjoyed hunting and was an avid fisherman. Even when he was young he would be found at the river with his fishing pole instead of sitting in class. He is survived by his …

Keith Roy Glidden

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Newport, N.H. — Keith Roy Glidden, 39, of Maple Street, died at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Monday, April 14, 2014, following a long period of declining health. Keith was born Sept. 25, 1974, in New London, N.H., son of Donald R. Glidden and Paula (Wheeler) Silva. He grew up in Grantham and attended the Grantham Village school and went on to graduate from …

Battling Dragons in Newport: Gamers Gather to Play, Slay ... And Stay All Day

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Newport, N.H. — Business owners usually have a pretty good idea of what time they’ll lock up shop on a given night. But not Paul DuBois and Reggie DuBois, brothers who own a gaming center on North Main Street. “A role-playing game has no beginning and end,” Reggie DuBois said. People don’t go …

4-H Fashion Revue Attracts 50

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Claremont — A recent 4-H fashion revue at Claremont Middle School attracted more than 50 4-H members, some of whom will go on to represent Sullivan County at a statewide 4-H event next month. About 190 friends and …

State. Sen. Odell, R-New London, Plans to Step Down at End of Term

Saturday, April 19, 2014

New London — State Sen. Bob Odell, a moderate Republican known as a pivotal and principled vote in Concord, announced Friday he would not seek a seventh term in the state Senate, saying he is ready to spend …

No Saying No This Time for Tigers’ Spanos

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Newport — After seven years serving as a devoted assistant to Rob Woodward on the Lebanon Post 22 American Legion baseball team, Newport High social studies teacher Tim Spanos was finally ready to walk away from the game. …

Medical Reserve Corps Seeks Volunteers

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Newport — The Greater Sullivan County Medical Reserve Corps is looking for volunteers. The unit, founded in 2008, has about 50 members, “which is a good start,” said Jessica Rosman, the corps’ director. But more are needed. The corps works to help support emergency medical services personnel during …

Grass Then Home Catch Fire

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Newport — A grass fire that was sparked when a riding lawn mower backfired, spread to a mobile home and damaged one end of the structure Friday, but caused no injuries. The fire was called in around noon …

Letter: Turning Points Walk April 26

Thursday, April 10, 2014

To the Editor: I will be walking in the Turning Points Network 8th annual 5K Walk and Fun Run on Saturday, April 26. Why do I walk? I walk to support the people who must run from violence, to share hope and to be a part of the …

Local & Regional Briefs for Thursday, April 10

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Ex-Teacher Out on Bail In Student Sex Assault Case Claremont — The former Stevens High School math teacher charged with four counts of felonious sexual assault against a 14-year-old student at the school has been released on bail. Sullivan County Attorney Marc Hathaway said Christopher LeBlanc, 29, posted …

A Life: Elizabeth Mary (Monica) Mason, 1922 — 2013; ‘She Was So Loyal It Was Unbelievable’

Monday, April 7, 2014

Hanover — Charles Mason was 15 when he and his parents moved into a house on Lyme Road during the mid-1930s. Living next door was a family that included 13-year old Elizabeth “Betty” Monica. Charles recalls that she …

Staff Changes at Sugar River Bank

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Newport — Sugar River Bank is making some changes in its management staff. Cindy Baron, the senior vice president of lending, is retiring on April 18. Baron has been with the bank for almost 30 years and has played an integral role in both the lending and retail …

At the Hospitals: March 30, 2014

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Honored for Design Innovation Lebanon — Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is one of two recipients of The American College of Healthcare Architects’ inaugural Legacy Project Awards. The award, the first of its kind, celebrates design innovation …