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Ray Duckler: Jumping into a new phase in life

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Spencer Reed, emotionally guarded most of his life, landed Friday with the eyes of a child who’d just gotten a puppy. He turned 90 on Thursday, but his seven children are enjoying his rebirth lately, a face-lift of the soul. He jumped from a plane 13,500 feet in the air and says, “I’d do it again tomorrow. Out of this … 0


Thursday, September 11, 2014

Ueng-Miller Stephanie Uenh and Brian Miller were married July 5 at the Palace of the Legion of Honor in San Francisco, Calif. Sarah Henken officiated the double-ring ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by her parents. The bridesmaids were Melissa Panganiban of Los Angeles, Calif.; Kathleen Taylor of Indianapolis, Ind.; Jessica Lee … 0

Thanks a Million: Supporting the arts on Lake Sunapee

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

The Center for the Arts wants to thank those who helped make our “Auction for the Arts” a success! We appreciate our members, sponsors and donors who contributed to our 2014 programs and support the arts in the Lake Sunapee Region. Thank you to the Lake Sunapee Protective Association for the use of their venue, and to all the artists who donated artwork … 0

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Night Out a success The Concord Police Department and the city of Concord want to again thank everyone who joined in for our National Night Out celebration Aug. 5 in Rollins Park. We had great weather and even though a small thunderstorm rolled in, we believe that approximately … 0


Wednesday, September 3, 2014

CONCORD Blood drive There will be a Red Cross blood drive at Concord Wealth Management, 11 S. Main St., tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. All presenting donors during September will receive a voucher for a Tanger Outlets-Tilton $10 gift card and coupon book. TILTON Blood needed … 0


Wednesday, September 3, 2014

NEW LONDON Melanie Corley completed a summer internship with NCTV 10 in Newport, N.H. She is a student at Colby-Sawyer College in New London. Shaun Miller completed a summer internship with New London Water Department. He is a student at Colby-Sawyer College in New London. NORTHWOOD R. Owen … 0


Wednesday, September 3, 2014

CONCORD Honor furry friends Help animals and honor your best (animal) friend by having his or her photo on the 2015 Pope Memorial SPCA calendar. A full-page photo is $400 and a date photo is $50. To reserve your month or date email ckimball@popememorialspca.org. TILTON Blood needed A … 0


Tuesday, September 2, 2014

WEBSTER Help a neighbor The Dugan Family fundraiser will be held Sept. 12 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Webster Town Hall, 945 Battle St. All proceeds will benefit Tim and Sarah Dugan of Loudon; Tim was … 0

Bow woman celebrates her “nearly 100th” birthday with family

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Dora Provencal Bresaw, of Port Charlotte, Fla., formerly of Bow, celebrated her “nearly 100th” birthday at the Common Man Restaurant with her family and friends while visiting New Hampshire for the summer. Bresaw has three children, seven grandchildren, … 0

Gerry Williams, state’s first artist laureate, dies at 88

Friday, August 29, 2014

Longtime Dunbarton resident and renowned potter Gerry Williams died this week after a battle with Parkinson’s disease. Williams was 88. For years, Williams ran a studio out of his Dunbarton home. Then-Gov. Jeanne Shaheen named Williams the state’s first artist laureate in 1998. “He constantly re-created his pottery,” … 0