Sunapee

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 …

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 …

Dellinger Argues Against Financial Liability in Deaths

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

North Haverhill — Facing lawsuits from the estates of the two people he killed in a collision on Interstate 89, former Sunapee resident Robert Dellinger has argued he should not be held financially liable for their deaths because …

Scrabble Lovers Gather for Proctor Library

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Weathersfield — Some serious competition was underway in the basement of Martin Memorial Hall, but standing outside the room, you wouldn’t know it. Except for a bit of lighthearted trash talk, the space was as hushed as, well, …

Local Roundup: Oxbow Softball Backs Bourgeois’ 100th K With Offense

Friday, May 29, 2015

Lyndonville, Vt. — The relentless offensive attack of the Oxbow softball team pounded out 23 hits en route to beating host Lyndon 19-4 on Thursday afternoon. Sophomore pitcher Mary Bourgeois scattered 12 hits but struck out five, including …