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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 from Lasell Jr. College in 1947. Barbara married Sherman Perkins in Lebanon in 1947. They had two sons, Alan and Scott. The family moved to Alexandria, Va. in 1953. Barbara worked as a bookkeeper and later worked part time as a nursery school teacher for 10 years. In 1973 she went to work for the Federal Government in Alexandria, Va. She started in a clerical position and …

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. for 58 years, graduating from Windsor High School, Class of 1934. He worked for Cone …

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 his son Levi lives there with his family. It’s part of a two-day swing through …

Rodney W. Chandler

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Sunapee, N.H. — Rodney W. Chandler, 77, a lifelong resident of Sunapee, died on Monday, June 22, 2015 at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester. He was born on Dec. 23, 1937, in Newport, N.H. to Lyle Wilson and Doris Mae (Louiselle) Chandler. Mr. Chandler went through the Sunapee …

People in Business: June 21, 2015

Sunday, June 21, 2015

William Hall, of Bethel, was elected to the executive board of the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada at the organization’s 109th annual conference in Philadelphia. Hall, a certified public finance officer, is the …

Sullivan County Agency Has New Executive Director

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Newport — The Sullivan County group working to connect Claremont and Lebanon with a bus route along Route 120 is hoping that its new executive director will drive efforts to expand its transportation offerings. The Community Alliance of …

Body Pulled Out Of Lake Sunapee

Saturday, June 20, 2015

New London — Fire officials pulled a body out of Lake Sunapee Friday after police found a car stuck in the sand on a private beach, according to a news release issued by New London Police Chief Edward Andersen. The New Hampshire medical examiner ruled the death a …

Former N.H. State Rep. Injured in Home Invasion

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Newport — A New London man charged in connection with an early morning home invasion is being held on $100,000 cash-only bail. Brandon Green, 29, was arraigned in Newport District Court Monday afternoon on a felony count of …

143-Acre Sunapee Property Protected by Sargent Land Trust

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Sunapee — A 143-acre property near Route 11 was recently conserved by Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust. Wendell Marsh South includes more than 480 feet of frontage on the Sugar River and also protects floodplain forest, a valuable habitat, Ausbon Sargent said in a recent news release. It …

PCA Derails Sunapee’s Hopes of Another Baseball Title

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Manchester — Surrounded by tired bodies and downcast expressions Saturday, Sunapee High baseball coach Tom Frederick succinctly summarized his team’s emotions after a 10-1 loss to Portsmouth Christian in the NHIAA Division IV title game. “This is new …

Winning Recipe: Sunapee Finds Right Formula for First Title

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Holderness, n.h. — Crunch time came in the fourth inning, and catcher Lexie Hamilton was right in the middle of it. Sunapee High had a 6-0 lead and a dream to win the school’s first NHIAA softball championship, …

Another Championship Chase: Lakers Return to Title Game

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Holderness, n.h. — The Sunapee High baseball team’s quest for its fourth NHIAA Division IV state title in five years remains alive, thanks to the fourth-seeded Lakers’ 10-5 semifinal victory over top-seeded Colebrook on Wednesday at Plymouth State …

Patricia Oetjen Attridge

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Sunapee, N.H. — Patricia Oetjen Attridge, 90, of Burkehaven Hill died peacefully at home on Thursday, May 21, 2015, with her family at her side. She was born in Waukegan, Ill. on Oct. 29, 1924, the daughter of Richard and Elizabeth (Mackey) Oetjen. Patricia spent her early years …