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John Waymire Cook, D.D.S.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Goshen, N.H. — John Waymire Cook, D.D.S., 79, of Four Corners Road, Goshen, passed away Friday, July 18, 2014, peacefully in his sleep at his eldest son, Jay Cook and daughter-in-law, Julie Cunningham-Cook’s home in Brattleboro, Vt. surrounded by family. Dr. Cook was born in Willimantic, Conn., on Feb. 4, 1935, the son of Wendell and Frances (Waymire) Cook. He was raised and educated in Storrs, Conn. growing up with brother, Wendell and sister Barbara. Dr. Cook graduated from Loyola University School of Dentistry in 1964 and after his residency at Hartford Hospital returned to Storrs, Conn. to open his dental practice. He serviced patients from Storrs and neighboring towns for 14 years before moving …

Dover Drops Lebanon in Jr. Legion Opener

Monday, July 28, 2014

Manchester — Steve Cerrone is a talented wrestler, but it was he and his Lebanon Post 22 Junior American Legion baseball teammates who were dropped Friday. Facing Dover Post 8 in the opening game of the state tournament at Gill Stadium, Post 22 was mowed down by lefthanded pitcher Evan Zuchowski, who struck …

Post 22 Seniors Fall in Extras

Monday, July 28, 2014

Nashua, n.h. — Ryan Corderio delivered Mike Wasserman with a 12th-inning sacrifice fly as Dover Post 8 handed Lebanon Post 22 its first loss of the New Hampshire Senior American Legion state tournament on Friday, 2-1, at Holman Stadium. The defeat sends Post 22 (15-5) to a losers’ bracket contest this morning at 8 a.m. against Sweeney Post 2 of Nashua. Sweeney bounced …

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 …

Newport Baseball Has Answer for Stevens’ Arms

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Newport — Apparently Newport doesn’t read the Stevens High baseball clippings. Back by strong pitching, Stevens compiled a 5-1 record and the Cardinals’ pitchers gave up just six earned runs in 39 innings. Two of those victories were …

Four Seek 2 Seats In Newport Race

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Voting on the Newport Town Meeting warrant is Tuesday, May 13, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Newport Opera House. Newport — A contested race for two seats on the Selectboard and a $9.14 million operating budget are among the articles on the Town Meeting warrant …

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 …

Ann Fairbanks Jones

Friday, May 2, 2014

Kennebunkport, Maine — Ann Fairbanks Jones, 82, of Kennebunkport, died Wednesday afternoon, April 23, 2014, at Seal Rock Healthcare in Saco. She was born in Wilton, N.H. on Jan. 28, 1932, the youngest of four children to Harold Gilmore Fairbanks and Elizabeth (Clough) Fairbanks Heald. She grew up …

N.H. Man’s Attorneys Don’t Want Calls Released

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Newport — In an unusual move, attorneys defending a Charlestown man accused of murdering his estranged wife last summer are trying to block the prosecution’s access to some of his calls from the New Hampshire State Prison, where he is being held until his trial. James R. Robarge, …

Claremont Hosts Drug Abuse Forum

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Claremont — On Tuesday, about 70 people from different agencies and professions attended a community forum to address drug abuse, a stark difference from several years ago when Claremont Police Chief Alex Scott attended a similar forum and remembered less than 20 people in attendance. The larger attendance …

Annie Sara Eckerman

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Newport, N.H. — Annie Sara Eckerman, age 101, of Maple Street, passed away at the New London Hospital surrounded by family and friends, Monday, April 28, 2014. Annie was born on April 18, 1913, daughter to the late Frank and Grace (Elliot) Chandler. She has lived in Newport …

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 …

Bill Seeks Route 120 Bus Service

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Claremont — A bill supporting the establishment of bus service along Route 120 between Claremont and Lebanon is expected to soon become law. The next hurdle is to raise money for the purchase of buses and operational costs. House bill 650, which creates a partnership between the state …