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Todd Jason-Gilbert Leavitt

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Lancaster, n.h. — Todd Jason-Gilbert Leavitt, 34, passed away Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. He was born on Feb. 28, 1980, in Nashua, N.H. Todd attended Sunapee High School in Sunapee, N.H., and was active in ski jumping and skiing. He worked for several painting companies in the area while in his teens and early twenties. For the past 10 years, Todd lived in the White Mountain area. He worked at several restaurants in Franconia and enjoyed cooking. Todd loved the outdoors, hiking and fishing. He excelled in photography and was honored with several awards. He loved skiing at Mt. Sunapee, Loon and Bretton Woods. He also received a certificate in phlebotomy while living in Littleton, …

At the Hospitals: Sept. 14, 2014

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Dartmouth Faculty, Alumni Discuss Advances in Disease Treatments Hanover — Faculty and alumni of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth will discuss recent advances in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of chronic and life-threatening diseases in a free medical education session on Sept. 19, from 2-4 p.m. The event, part of Geisel’s …

Simonds Leads in Sullivan County Sheriff’s Race

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Newport — John Simonds, chief deputy of the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Department, was narrowly ahead of Denis O’Sullivan in unofficial and incomplete results from Tuesday’s GOP primary for Sullivan County sheriff. With 11 of the 15 towns reporting, Simonds, a Claremont city councilor, had about 1,410 votes to 1,150 for O’Sullivan, a part-time …

State. Sen. Odell, R-New London, Plans to Step Down at End of Term

Saturday, April 19, 2014

New London — State Sen. Bob Odell, a moderate Republican known as a pivotal and principled vote in Concord, announced Friday he would not seek a seventh term in the state Senate, saying he is ready to spend …

Michael J. Hayward

Friday, April 18, 2014

Sunapee, N.H. — Michael J. Hayward, 42, was found in Hartland, Vt. on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, after having been missing since February. He was born Oct. 27, 1971, in New London, N.H. a son of Michael and Alison (Odell) Hayward. After graduating from Kearsarge Regional High School …

Michael J. Hayward, Jr.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Sunapee, N.H. — A memorial service for Michael J. Hayward, Jr., 42, late of Sunapee will be held Saturday, April 19 at 1 p.m. at the Knight Funeral Home in White River Junction, Vt. A full obituary will follow in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Letter: Smaller Bill Thanks to Obamacare

Monday, April 7, 2014

To the Editor: I support the Affordable Care Act. I pay less for my family health insurance, get better coverage and have lower out-of-pocket expenses. Last year, I was paying more than $900 a month and had a $10,000 per-person deductible. The total out-of-pocket expenses would have come …

Open-Water Casting: Season Kicks Off Quietly in N.H.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Sunapee — Their fishing poles slung over their shoulders, Aaron Noyes and George Caccavaro left the docks at Lake Sunapee harbor Tuesday with empty buckets, no fish to show for nearly 6 hours with lines in the water. …

Kearsarge Middle Schoolers Honored

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Sutton, N.H. — Several Kearsarge Regional Middle School students were honored recently for their service to the school or community. Taylor Albright, Michael Geary, Lydia Pinard, Rette Solomon, Lizzie Soule, Natalie Soule and Erin Taylor received the “Making a Difference” award earlier this month at a school assembly. …

Thaws Chill Winter Business

Monday, March 17, 2014

West Lebanon — Although this winter seems to have been unusually frigid and snowy, for those who depend on cold weather to make a living, the season has been pretty much on par with the previous unusually warm …

Sunapee Voters Approve Town, School Budgets

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Sunapee — First-term incumbent Selectboard member Sue Gottling defeated challenger John Augustine, 370-270, for a three-year seat on the board, and the town and school budgets passed during all-day Town Meeting balloting. Also approved, 498-114, was an article to designate the properties known as Wendell Marsh as town …

Letter: Tool for Economic Vitality in Sunapee

Thursday, March 6, 2014

To the Editor: On election day in Sunapee, we would ask your support to pass Article 34, which states: “Shall the town vote to adopt the Community Revitalization Tax Relief Incentive outlined in the RSA 79-E; and further designate the Village-Commercial zoning district as defined by the Town …

Letter: Tool for Economic Vitality in Sunapee

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Tool for Economic Vitality To the Editor: On election day in Sunapee, we would ask your support to pass Article 34, which states: “Shall the town vote to adopt the Community Revitalization Tax Relief Incentive outlined in the RSA 79-E; and further designate the Village-Commercial zoning district as …