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Ben Bradlee, former executive editor of The Washington Post, is seated during an event sponsored by The Washington Post to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Watergate Monday, June 11, 2012 at the Watergate office building in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Legendary ‘Washington Post’ editor Bradlee dies at 93

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Benjamin Bradlee, who presided over the Washington Post newsroom for 26 years and guided the Post’s transformation into one of the world’s leading newspapers, died yester at his home in Washington, D.C., of natural causes. He was 93. From the moment he took over the Post newsroom in 1965, Bradlee sought to create an important newspaper that would go far beyond the traditional model of a metropolitan daily. He achieved that goal by combining compelling news stories based on aggressive reporting with engaging feature pieces of a kind previously associated with the best magazines. His charm and gift for leadership helped him hire and inspire …


Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Jennifer Roy and Peter Thompson were married Sept. 6 at the Boston YMCA North Woods and Pleasant Valley Camp in Mirror Lake. Jeanne Pounder, justice of the peace, performed the double-ring ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by her father. Jessica Roy, sister of the bride, of Concord was maid of honor. …


Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Sarah Jarvis and Nathan Powelson were married July 5 at Atkinson Resort and Country Club in Atkinson. The Rev. David Stasiak officiated the double-ring ceremony. Colby Powelson of Loudon and Tabor Powelson of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., brothers of the groom, were best men. The bride, daughter of William and Darla Jarvis of Loudon, earned …


Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Bergevin-Livolsi Jena Bergevin and James Livolsi were married July 26 at St. John the Baptist in Allenstown. The Rev. Crowley officiated the double-ring ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by her parents. Shannon Mottram of Loudon was …

Thanks a Million: The work of many for Wilmot Community Association’s Harvest Luncheon

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Work of many Thanks to the work of many volunteers and the participation of several farms in the Kearsarge area, the Wilmot Community Association’s Harvest Luncheon was a tremendous success Diners enjoyed a four-course meal featuring locally grown or prepared foods Sept. 27 at the WCA’s Red Barn. …

Announcements for Oct. 21, 2014

Sunday, October 19, 2014

GILFORD Heating system tours The New Hampshire Wood Energy Council is sponsoring six guided tours of working wood chip and wood pellet heating systems today through Friday. The tours are free and open to the public, but registration is required at The six tours will feature visits …

Ray Duckler: Walking me through history, with the help of a cane

Sunday, October 19, 2014

The Boston Post Cane, lying on the mantelpiece in Edith Carr’s Contoocook living room, can be used for a walk in the park, or a stroll down memory lane. So lean on it and take a walk with …

Announcements for Oct. 13, 2014

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

BARNSTEAD Quilt raffle A queen-sized sampler quilt will be raffled off Dec. 14 by the women’s fellowship of the Congregational Church of North Barnstead to support community outreach programs. The quilt was made by members and friends of the church. It contains appliquéd squares in a variety of …

Concord Crier for Oct. 12, 2014

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

PENACOOK CRVNA to provide flu clinic at Whitaker Place ∎ The Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association will hold a flu clinic Thursday from 1 to 3 p.m. at John H. Whitaker Place. The fee is $30 per immunization (cash …

Ray Duckler: Judy Smith was a horse of a different color

Saturday, October 11, 2014

The disciples of Judy Smith, who died from cancer Oct. 1 at age 72, walk through horse manure like it was shag carpeting. In years past, they’ve delivered baby horses in their pajamas at 3 in the morning. …

Malala youngest winner of Nobel

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Taliban attack survivor Malala Yousafzai became the youngest Nobel winner ever as she and Kailash Satyarthi of India won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for working to protect children from slavery, extremism and child labor at great …

French writer Modiano wins Nobel in literature

Friday, October 10, 2014

Patrick Modiano was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature, the world’s highest literary honor, yesterday. The Swedish committee praised the 69-year-old French writer for “the art of memory with which he has evoked the most ungraspable human destinies and uncovered the life-world of the occupation.” Peter Englund, the …

People for Oct. 11, 2014

Thursday, October 9, 2014

DEERFIELD Taylor Rollins was named to the dean’s list for the 2013-14 academic year at Mercyhurst University in Erie, Pa. MOULTONBORO Nicole Woodward is in the New Hampshire Scholars program of Lakes Region Community College, which allows high …