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A tandem kayak allows Kyle McIntyre of Newport to explore deeper waters while NEHSA volunteer Steve Darling does the paddling on Lake Sunapee at Sunapee State Beach in Newbury, N.H., on August 27, 2014. 
Valley News - Sarah Priestap

Program Lets Disabled Athletes Enjoy Summer Sports

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Newbury, n.h. — It’s just before 10 a.m. at Lake Sunapee State Beach, and Kyle McIntyre is, in the words of caregiver Bill Hays, “all smiles and giggles.” It’s understandable that McIntyre is happy, and not only because of the warm and sunny conditions on the lake. Thanks to the New England Handicapped Sports Association kayaking program, the 24-year-old cerebral …

‘If I Can Do It, You Can Do It’: Mass. Amputee Uses Endurance Swim for Awareness

Monday, August 25, 2014

Newbury, n.h. — Every day, Mike Welsch faces the reality that his own alcohol-related motorcycle crash 35 years ago left him with an amputated lower right leg. Yet every day he appreciates that he can still walk, run and swim — and he’s got a very active way of demonstrating it. Welsch, 55, …

Sunapee Girls Soccer Looks to Defend Title

Friday, August 22, 2014

Sunapee — Taylor O’Mara, Kyle Hershey, Taylor Usko, Courtney Dunnells and Sammy Rosignoll are all seniors on a Sunapee High soccer team that won a New Hampshire Division IV state championship in 2013. That victory came against Woodsville, but all five girls agreed the semifinal win over Derryfield was the most important triumph. …

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 …

Sunapee Budget Could Rise Over 7%, School Spending Also Slated to Rise

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Voting on the Sunapee Town and School warrant is Tuesday, March 11, at the Sherburne Gymnasium from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunapee — On Town Meeting Day, residents will decide the fate of 35 articles on the …

Leo J. Gareau

Saturday, February 15, 2014

North Sutton, N.H. — Leo J. Gareau, 82, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at this home. He was born in Attleboro, Mass. on July 8, 1931, the son of Leo J. and Rosanna (Rougeau) Gareau. While in Attleboro, Leo worked for St. Regis Paper Co. as the Foreman …

Car of Missing Sunapee Man Found at Quechee Gorge

Monday, February 10, 2014

Quechee — Police are searching for a 42-year-old Sunapee man whose car was found at the Quechee Gorge this weekend. Michael J. Hayward, Jr. was last seen Friday afternoon in the Enfield area, according to a missing person …

At the Hospitals: Feb. 2, 2014

Sunday, February 2, 2014

VA Physicians Recognized For Supporting Military Spouse White River Junction — Two physicians working for the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in White River Junction recently received the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Patriot Award for their support for one of their office administrators, the spouse of …

Sunapee to Mull New Roof for School

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Sunapee — Annual deliberative sessions for the town and the school district will be held next week beginning with the school at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3 in the middle-high school gymnasium. The town session is 7 p.m. …