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Ralph A. Garrand

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Sunapee, N.H. — A graveside service for Ralph A. Garrand, 98, who died on July 27, 2015, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015, at 11 a.m. in the Ascutney Cemetery, Windsor, Vt. There will be a gathering following the burial at 1 p.m. at the home of Eileen and Mac Holmes, 57 Greensward Drive, Grantham, N.H. …

Births: Aug. 30, 2015

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Gifford Medical Center BESTENBOSTEL — A son, Caleb David Bestenbostel, born on Aug. 13, 2015, to Natasha Alix and Richard Bestenbostel, of Randolph. CONNIFF — A son, Lucas Alexander Conniff, born on Aug. 13, 2015, to Jennifer White and Robert Conniff III, of East Randolph. LUNNA — A daughter, Vanessa Marie Lunna, born on Aug. 14, 2015, to Kimberly and Alan Lunna, of …

Newport, Sunapee Get DUI Checkpoints

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Newport — New Hampshire State Police on Thursday announced they will conduct sobriety checkpoints in Newport and Sunapee at the end of this month or in early September, due to “the increasing incidents of drinking and driving” in the area. Authorized by a Superior Court judge and funded by federal highway safety money, state troopers will stop cars in the hopes of apprehending …

NHIAA Aims to Be Tech-Savvy

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Concord — At the start of each workday, NHIAA Executive Director Jeff Collins and assistant Dave Rozumek say they spend 30-45 minutes brainstorming ways to make the organization’s website, nhiaa.org, more informative and user-friendly. Some time during the 2015-16 school year, it hopes to reveal the best version …

‘She Doesn’t Back Off’: Sullivan County Manager Battles ALS Diagnosis

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Newport — For 4½ months between the late-summer night that friends noticed her slurring her words and the midwinter day that neurologists identified the source of the problem, Sullivan County Manager Jessie Levine wondered which enemy she’d be …

At Sunapee, Success Always Starts With an S

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Sunapee — It’s the little school that could. And does. Sometimes it’s hard to get your hands around something even when it occurs not too far from where you live. Sunapee baseball has a solid grip on NHIAA …

Eugene E. & Eileen M. Kirk

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Sunapee, N.H. — A combined graveside service will be celebrated Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015, at 11 a.m. in the Lakeview Cemetery in Enfield, N.H. for Eugene E. Kirk whom passed away March 5, 2015, and his wife, Eileen M. Kirk whom passed away April, 16, 2015. Both were …

Barbara Bates Perkins

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Bradenton, Fla. — Barbara Bates Perkins, 88, of Bradenton died on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Barbara was born on May 9, 1927, to Robert and Pearl Bates in Burlington, Vt. They moved to Lebanon, N.H. in 1934 and she graduated from Lebanon High School in 1945. She graduated …

Ralph A. Garrand

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Sunapee, N.H. — Ralph A. Garrand, 98, of Perkins Pond died Monday, July 27, 2015, at home with family by his side. He was born in Rutland, Vt. on Jan. 26, 1917, the son of Albert and Susan (Barber) Garrand. Mr. Garrand made his home in Windsor, Vt. …

Sanders To Campaign In Claremont

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Claremont — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is bringing his Democratic presidential campaign to Claremont on Sunday. The Vermont independent plans to hold a town meeting Sunday at 5 p.m. at The Common Man Inn & Restaurant at 21 Water St. in Claremont. Sanders knows the city well, as …

Christie Discusses Policies in Newport Visit

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Newport — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie called for entitlement reform in a town hall forum Tuesday afternoon, outlining a platform that involved significant cuts to retiree benefits. In his second major presidential campaign visit to the Upper …

Martha Shepard Vernlund

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Sunapee, N.H. — Martha Shepard Vernlund of Sunapee and formally of Middletown, Conn. died peacefully with loving family by her side on Thursday, July 23, 2015, at age 92. Beloved mother of Emily DelConte, Trina Hill, Alice Ford, Sarah Vernlund, Carl Vernlund, and Robert Vernlund. Grandmother of Kristen …

Post 22 Juniors Sweat Out a Sweep

Monday, July 13, 2015

Lebanon — As he awaited his turn at the plate late Sunday, Matt Sullivan squatted in the home team’s on-deck circle and gently rested the brim of his helmet on the knob of his upturned bat. He closed …