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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 …

Roy-Thompson

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. …

Jarvis-Powelson

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 …

Announcements for Oct. 11, 2014

Thursday, October 9, 2014

ANDOVER Oktoberfest The inaugural Oktoberfest will be held today from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., sponsored by the Andover Lions Club, at the Potter Place Railroad Station off Depot Street (near the intersection of routes 11 and 4A). The festival will have family-oriented entertainment, including a family walk/run/jog, …

Thanks a million: A successful 18th annual golf tournament in Canterbury

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Helping athletes Thanks to our golfers’ and sponsors’ generous support of our 18th annual golf tournament held at Canterbury Woods Country Club, the Falcon Booster Club will be able to support over 300 athletes this school year. We are so appreciative of your contribution to our community: Northeast …

People for Oct. 9, 2014

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

ALLENSTOWN Alex Trujillo is on the men’s soccer team at Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, N.Y. He is a mechanical engineering technology major. ALTON Corey Lobdell is in the New Hampshire Scholars program of Lakes Region Community …

Announcements for Oct. 9, 2014

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

WEBSTER Walk! Webster Elementary School will be participating in the International Walk to School Day today. Students, staff, family and friends are welcome to join at the Safety Complex at 8:15 a.m. A line will be formed for the quarter-mile walk to the school. DUNBARTON Historical words For …

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Allenstown Annual Penny Sale at church to wrap up today ∎ The last day of the Annual Penny Sale at St. John the Baptist Church is today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be great prizes and …

Concord Crier for Oct. 5, 2014

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

PENACOOK Senior center plans Oktoberfest excursion ∎ The Penacook Community Center Senior Program will enjoy an Oktoberfest day party at Indian Head Resort in Lincoln on Oct. 22. The day will include adeluxe luncheon buffet featuring German food, a …

Dusky-Benoit

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Danielle Dusky and Aaron Benoit were married Sept. 6. Jeremy Novak officiated the double-ring ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by her father, Robert Dusky. Alexandra Dusky, the bride’s half-sister, of Kearney, Neb., was maid of honor. …

Stafford-Ross

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Sarah Stafford and Matthew Ross were married Aug. 2 at Sunny Slope farm in Alton Bay. Lisa Desantis, justice of the peace, performed the double-ring ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by her parents, Terry and Joseph …

Announcements for Oct. 4. 2014

Sunday, October 5, 2014

CONCORD Stories matter On Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Concord Public Library, Thatcher Freund, a journalist and memoir writer, will talk about the importance of stories in our lives for both ourselves and the culture in which we live – and why it matters so much to …

People for Oct. 6, 2014

Sunday, October 5, 2014

NEW LONDON Alexander Castle earned the dean’s award for academic excellence for the spring semester at Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y. He is a political science major. Emma Tilley, daughter of Patricia and John Tilley, is a freshman at Centre College in Danville, Ky. Margaret Bolger is a …