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David Garfield French

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Concord, N.H. — David Garfield French passed away at the age of 100 on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. He was preceded in death by his wife of 76 years, Atossa Herring, in December of 2013. He is survived by four of their five children—Atossa, Constance (d. 1946), Christopher, James, Peter—seven of their eight grandchildren, and six great grandchildren. In keeping with his lifelong curiosity, his wish to serve others, and his sense of adventure, David had a long and varied career. His academic career began at the University of Michigan and concluded there with a PhD in Sociology/Social Work with degrees along the way from the Chicago Theological Seminary and Columbia University. His first assignment …

Sunapee Rallies Past Littleton to Reach Final

Monday, March 2, 2015

Holderness, n.h. — A frayed, yellow piece of polyester rope might seem like a strange thing for a basketball coach to remove from his pocket in the immediate aftermath of a pulsating playoff win, but consider the symbolism. “It’s like we’re hanging off a cliff and we’re all holding on, and all that’s …

Volunteer Spotlight: Bumble Bee the Labradoodle Helps Kids Learn to Read

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Sunapee — Bumble Bee sits quietly on an orange mat as Amelia Salvitti, of Sunapee, reads aloud from the Dr. Seuss book Fox in Socks . Children have been reading Dr. Seuss books for generations. What makes this scene at Abbott Library unique is who 6-year-old Amelia is reading to. Bumble Bee, a …

Owner Hopes to Rebuild Georges Mills Jake’s Market Location

Monday, January 5, 2015

Georges Mills — A fire early Sunday morning gutted the Jake’s Market on Route 11, drawing firefighters from five different departments. No one was hurt, since the combination convenience store and gas station had closed long before 12:23 …

Local Roundup: Lebanon Girls Basketball Closes Strong at Tourney

Monday, December 29, 2014

Manchester — The inside-outside combination of Kendra MacDonald and Vanessa Fleury helped send the Lebanon High girls basketball team home from the three-day Manchester Central Holiday Tournament on Sunday with a 60-49 win over Manchester Memorial, the undefeated …

Local Roundup: Hanover Hockey Wins With Defense

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Manchester — Two players who didn’t show up on the scoresheet played big roles as the Hanover High boys hockey team gained its first win of the season in a 2-0 shutout of Goffstown to open the Bauer …

Bail Denied for Sunapee Man Accused in Fatal Crash

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

North Haverhill — A judge has denied a bail request for the Sunapee man accused in a collision that killed an expectant Wilder couple in December 2013. Lawyers for Robert J. Dellinger, who has pleaded not guilty to charges including second-degree murder resulting from the Interstate 89 crash, …

New Lift Lifts Skiers’ Spirits

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Newbury, N.H. — Skiers Tanner Boucher and Matt Ellison and snowboarder John Barber on Saturday enjoyed their first day on Mount Sunapee since graduating from Kearsarge High School in June. As the 19-year-olds arrived at the summit and …

Joan E. Breen

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Stoneham, Mass. — Joan E. Breen, 82, formerly of Boston, died on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, following a lengthy illness. Mrs. Breen was born and raised in Sunapee, N.H. and a graduate of West Lebanon High School. After serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, she moved to Boston. …

Local Roundup: Five-Time Champ Hanover Girls Hockey Rolls in Season Debut

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

West Lebanon — Senior co-captain Sarah Wagner combined with her freshman sister, Cate, for a pair of goals — with kid sis getting her first varsity strike — as the Hanover High girls hockey team kicked off its …

Local Projects Receive Heritage Grants

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Conservation and preservation projects in Cornish, Sunapee and Haverhill are among 36 throughout New Hampshire that will receive grants from the Land and Community Heritage Investment Program this year. The program provides matching grants to protect and preserve …

Defense Cites Alternatives In I-89 Fatal

Sunday, December 7, 2014

North Haverhill — An expert hired by attorneys for a Sunapee man accused in a highway crash that killed a Wilder couple suggests Robert J. Dellinger veered his pickup truck into the Interstate 89 median last December because …

Child Advocacy Group Seeks Volunteers From Valley, Sunapee Regions

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Hanover — A New Hampshire nonprofit is looking for Upper Valley volunteers to advocate on behalf of abused and neglected children in the state’s courts. Court Appointed Special Advocates of New Hampshire which recruits, trains and supervises volunteers, has a significant need for volunteers in the Upper Valley …