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Youth Achievers

June 26, 2014

Students on the Rise

Sara Ward, a fourth-year student from Exeter, has been named to the fall 2013 dean’s list at St. Bonaventure University. Ward’s major is Journalism-Mass communication.

Anna Bolduc, 7, of Plaistow, has been named a Walk Hero for the 2014 Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk. Slated for September 21, the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk, a one-day fundraising event that raises the most money of any single-day walk in the nation, aims to raise more than $7.5 million in 2014. As a Walk Hero, Anna will inspire an expected 8,500 participants, who will walk up to 26.2 miles along the historic Boston Marathon® route to raise money for the Jimmy Fund for lifesaving adult and pediatric patient care and cancer research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Anna was diagnosed with Acute lymphoblastic leukemia in 2013 and is being treated at Dana-Farber.

Ithaca College congratulates more than 1,400 students who made the Dean’s list in the fall 2013 semester. Local students honored include: Harriett DiNapoli of Exeter and Michaela Plumer of Exeter.

Brian MacHarrie of Sandown has been named to the UMass Dartmouth Fall 2013 Dean’s List in recognition of earning a semester grade point average of 3.2 or higher of a possible 4.0.

The following hometown residents were named to the Dean’s List during the fall 2013 semester at Salve Regina University: Amanda Bailey of Newton, a junior majoring in Administration of Justice; Shannon Marro of Exeter, a senior majoring in Nursing; Jordan Wells of Exeter, a senior majoring in Administration of Justice; Tyler Whittum of East Kingston, a sophomore majoring in English Communications.

Christie Cole, a freshman Communication major of Epping, was among more than 1,900 students from Coastal Carolina University who made the Fall 2013 Dean’s List.

The following local residents are among those to be named to the Roger Williams University Dean’s List for the Fall 2013 semester: Danielle Bernier, resident of Sandown, majoring in Anthropology/Sociology; Neil Hallock, resident of Newton, majoring in Computer Science; Michael Field, resident of Brentwood, majoring in International Business; and Emma Keane, resident of Fremont, majoring in International Business.

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Youth Achievers
  • She's on a Mission

    Epping’s Bekah Lopez, 11, pictured right, has been designing and distributing her own jewelry to benefit less fortunate children for the past last three years. It’s never too early to begin packing 100 boxes for her mission called, “Organization Christmas Child.” Look for Bekah at a fair near you, or contact her at PO Box 105, Epping, NH 03042. With her is mom Jobena Lopez.

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  • 'Walk this Way' to Eagle Project

    Jake Chaput from Sandown is working to raise money for his Boy Scout Eagle project. He is making handmade, personalized walking sticks. Pricing is $10.00 for plain sticks three feet or shorter, $20.00 for plain sticks longer than three feet. Graphics start at $10.00 and $1.00 per word, other accessories available for a nominal fee. He will be selling them at Sandown Old Home Day – Sat., August 9 at Sandown Central School. He will also be taking orders if you are interested stop by, or email kastlevu@comcast.net. Proceeds will be used to replace the message sign at Sandown Central Elementary School.

    'Walk This Way' to Eagle Project Posted 4 hours ago 1 Photo
  •  Successful Conservation Collaboration

    On June 17, the sophomore class of Sanborn Regional High School made a field trip to the Old Frye Town Forest, one of Kingston's five town forests, to assist the Kingston Conservation Commission in the removal of invasive plants from the area near the trailhead, notably, an extensive and aggressive patch of Japanese knotweed. This project was the culmination of the school's third year of intra-curricular collaboration with the Commission to address local environmental issues, and to make conservation an area of study and research. Congratulations from the Commission to the teachers and students for a job well done!

    Successful Conservation Collaboration Posted 6 days ago 1 Photo
  • Sanborn Class of 2014

    Sanborn Regional High School Class of 2014 held commencement exercises in the school gymnasium with the School Song, “Dear Old Sanborn” etched in their minds. Ready for the big moment are friends, from left, Kylee Pailes, Fremont; Devlin McIntire, Fremont; and Lexi Kalinowski, Newton.

    Sanborn Graduates Class of 2014 Posted 20 days ago 1 Photo
  • Miss Fremont Crowned

    Amanda Arsenault, 17, pictured above, was crowned Miss Fremont during the towns’ 250th celebration. Formerly known as “Olde Poplin”, many events took place at varied locations in town. Amanda is the daughter of Katherine and Steven Arsenault.

    Miss Fremont Crowned Posted 20 days ago 1 Photo
  • July 3, 2014
  • All in the Family

    The family of Sanborn Regional High School graduate, Haley Malloy, center, turned out in force to witness the 2014 graduation commencement ceremonies held in the school gymnasium. Pictured above, from left, Kay Malloy, grandmom; Scooter Malloy, dad; Michele Naismith, mom; Haley; Mr. Malloy, grandpa; Christine Campbell, aunt; and Carol Howard, aunt. Haley is a NH Scholar and member of the National Honor Society.

    All in the Family Posted 27 days ago 1 Photo
  • Students Donate to Exeter Hospital ER

    Kindergarten students from Kensington Elementary School recently made a donation to Exeter Hospital with funds raised during a unit to learn about the importance of community. The children chose to donate the money for teddy bears to be given to children who come into the Emergency Department (ED). Teacher Barbara Greenwood also presented the ED with a large book of drawings and handwritten notes from the children. Roger Bailey, RN, Director of Emergency Services is shown above holding the book of drawings received from the students during their visit to the ED.

    Students Donate to Exeter Hospital ER Posted 27 days ago 1 Photo
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    Timberlane Regional High School Principal Donald H. Woodworth, left, greeted Senior Class President 2014, Katherine Elizabeth Ouellette, and her escort Christopher Leoivdires, at the senior prom held at the Atkinson Country Club. Katherine gave the Welcome Address at the graduation ceremonies, was Senior Executive, and was in the National Honor Society.

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  • June 26, 2014
  • HMS Sports Awards

    The Hampstead Middle School Athletic Club would like to congratulate the following spring sports athletes who received special recognition for their efforts from their individual coaches. Back row: Jack Berrigan: golf Most Improved; Amanda Lindquist: softball leadership award; Jarrod Foster: golf Coach's Award ; Kaylee Connolly: softball MVP; Eric Ihloff: track Coach's award; Camryn Weston: softball Coach's award; Zach Bedard: baseball Coach's Award; Ryan Auger: track League MVP. Front row: Lauren Thibodeau: golf Most Valuable Golfer, Adrienne deAlmeida: track Coach's Award; Aana Blaszka: track coach's award; Lily Auger: track Coach's Award; Jason Paleno: baseball Team Player Award. Missing from the picture: Jason Burke: track Coach's Award; and Trenton Brickett: baseball Coach's Award.

    HMS Sports Awards Posted 35 days ago 1 Photo

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Obituaries
  • Alan J. Walker, 68

    Kingston, N.H. — Mr. Alan James Walker, 68, passed away peacefully at his home on July 8, 2014, after a long, brave battle with cancer.

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  • James Reese

    Raymond, NH — James Edwin Reese, 74, passed away on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, surrounded by his family and friends at his home in Raymond, N.H. He was the son of John and Ruth Reese, born on Oct. 29, 1939 in Edensburg, Pa. James graduated from Central Cambria High School in Pennsylvania before proudly serving in the U.S. Army as a food inspector. His military service was followed by 31 years with the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a meat inspector. Mr. Reese was an avid outdoorsman and spent much of his time fishing, camping and hiking in the White Mountains. He became involved in the Boy Scouts and enjoyed passing on his vast knowledge of the wilderness to others. Throughout his retirement years he enjoyed woodworking, raising rabbits and working in his garden.

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  • Velma J. Reid

    South Hampton, NH — Velma J. Reid, 80, died peacefully on July 17, 2014 at Exeter Hospital, surrounded by family. She was born in Haverhill, Mass. on June 8, 1934, the daughter of the late George C.W. and Alta I. (Kimball) Haynes. A graduate of Haverhill High School, Velma worked at Western Electric until she had children. For years, she was a devoted “stay-at-home” mom who raised her three children in a loving, nurturing environment. She later worked various manufacturing jobs until her retirement. After retiring, she volunteered her time at various organizations and was very involved at the East Kingston Community United Methodist Church as a member of the women’s guild, assisting with the holiday fair, and helping out wherever she could. She had a passion for animals, and would donate money, food, and blankets to the NH SPCA. She loved to sew and made a personalized quilt for every member of her family. She was also a member of the “Ugly Quilts” group, which made blankets and sleeping bags for the homeless using recycled fabric. She is survived by her husband, Clyde Reid of South Hampton, N.H.; daughter, Pam Eaton of Danville, N.H.; son and daughter-in-law, Douglas and Kim Reid of Raymond, N.H.; daughter, Shirley Reid of South Hampton, N.H.; two sisters, Gwen Stuart of Haverhill, and Norma Taplin of Dracut; four grandchildren, Cheryl and Marc Welch, and Kristen and Joshua Reid, and several nieces and nephews.

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  • Carleen A. Knowlton, 80

    Danville, NH — Carleen A. (Rhoadhouse) Knowlton, 80, of Danville and formerly of Hampstead, died on July 7, 2014, at her home.

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  • Miriam O. (Graham) Graham, 84

    Kingston, NH — Miriam O. (Graham) Graham, 84, a resident of Kingston since 2001, and former longtime resident of Grafton, Mass., died peacefully, surrounded by her family, on July 11, 2014, following a long illness.

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