Sunapee

Krista Miner, 9, left, and Emma Reed, 7, both of Sunapee, N.H., test out the reading cushions at the grand opening of the Abbott Library in Sunapee on Nov. 15, 2014. (Valley News - Ariana van den Akker)

‘Very Bright and Very Modern’: Long Overdue for Many, Sunapee’s Spiffy New Library Opens

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Sunapee — Well wishers of all ages flooded the airy new Abbott Library yesterday, celebrating its grand opening with ceremony, cake and conversation. And circulation. Amidst the happy chatter, Bob Scheele waited for his son, Jackson, and daughter, Olivia, to finish checking out books. Scheele was making his first visit to the new library, where a few minutes earlier, his …

Rose Ann (Ruggieri) Kershaw

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Sunapee, N.H. — Rose Ann (Ruggieri) Kershaw, 78, of Young Hill Road, died Monday, Nov. 10, 2014. She was the beloved wife of Raymond F. Kershaw, Sr. to whom she was married 58 years. Born in Providence, R.I., the daughter of the late Charles and Grace (DiLello) Ruggieri, she lived in Coventry, R.I. for 44 years moving to Sunapee in 2003. Rose Ann …

Derryfield Ends Sunapee’s Reign

Friday, November 7, 2014

Laconia, n.h. — Derryfield defender Erika Wentz met Sunapee’s forward Taylor Usko at midfield. Usko was looking for a breakaway on a through ball, but Wentz stepped into the streaking forward. The two players collided and the ball deflected toward another Derryfield defender. The message was clear: the Lakers were not getting by …

At the Hospitals: June 1, 2014

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Names Chief Nursing Officer Lebanon — The Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system has chosen as its new chief nursing officer an executive who since 2009 has held a similar post at the nation’s fourth-largest Catholic health system. Gay Landstrom …

Town Meeting Day Continues

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Election of town officers and voting on zoning amendments is Tuesday, May 13, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Whipple Memorial Town Hall. Town Meeting is Wednesday, May 14, beginning at 7 p.m. at Kearsarge Regional Middle School gymnasium. New London — A contested Selectboard race, about …

Letter: The Issue No One Wants to Talk About

Friday, May 9, 2014

To the Editor: Six months of planning for the Steppin’ Up to End Violence Walk (and Fun Run!) and it rains! But that did not deter the 476 people who showed up on April 26 to walk the 5K event in Claremont as a show of community solidarity …

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Advance Care Planning Discussion Set for Tuesday in Lebanon Lebanon — A presentation on advance care planning by Bernard Hammes, director of medical humanities and respecting choices for Gundersen Health System, of La Crosse, Wis., is set for …

Retired Teacher Seeks Odell’s Seat

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Sunapee — A first-term Democrat who represents several Sullivan County towns in the New Hampshire House formally declared her candidacy for the District 8 state Senate seat now held by Republican Bob Odell, who is retiring. “During my …

Indicted Driver Issues Statement

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Lebanon — The Sunapee man charged with second-degree murder in a Dec. 7 accident that killed a Wilder couple has released a statement offering his “heartfelt and deepest condolences” to the couple’s families. Robert J. Dellinger, 53, was …

Sunapee Man Faces Second-Degree Assault in I-89 Crash

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

North Haverhill — A Sunapee man who authorities allege intentionally drove his truck across the median of Interstate 89 and struck another car, has been indicted by the Grafton County grand jury on two second-degree murder charges and a second-degree assault charge relating to the stillbirth of a …

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. …