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February 20, 2014

People on the Move: February 20, 2014

The newest addition from Arcadia Publishing is “Sandown” from local authors Arlene F. Bassett and Barbara A. Lachance. The book boasts more than 200 vintage images and memories of days gone by in this New Hampshire town. Established in 1756, the Town of Sandown, has a rich history of hardworking men and women who farmed the land and set up shoe shops, lumber mills, blacksmith shops and taverns.

The Governor and Executive Council met on November 6, 2013 at the State House, Concord, and considered an agenda of approximately 131 items. The following local individuals from District 3 were nominated by Governor Hassan to serve on Boards and Commissions: Raymond R. Donald, Kingston, to the Air Resources Council; Phillip H. Utter, Exeter, to the Judicial Council; and Yvonne M. Vissing, Chester, to the Juvenile Parole Board.

Core Physicians is pleased to announce a new relationship with Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD), which brings pediatric gastroenterology and pediatric cardiology services to local patients. For more information about pediatric cardiology and pediatric gastroenterology services available in Exeter, call 603-695-2745 or visit chadkids.org.

Ten winning tickets for the “By Land, Air & Sea” raffle for Veterans Count Seacoast, a program of Easter Seals NH, were pulled at Seacoast Harley-Davidson in recognition of Veterans Day. The raffle tickets, which have been sold by Veterans Count board members and volunteers since spring of this year, raised $40,000 to benefit veterans, service members and their families who are served by Veterans Count. The lucky winners, pulled by Veterans Count clients Lynn and Richard Mariello, were: Harley-Davidson Street Glide motorcycle ($20,000): M. Falzone, North Hampton; ACE-TEC stand up paddleboard package ($2,000): Daniel Sullivan, Exeter; Yukon FX off-road bicycle ($2,000): Russell Doyle, Hampton; Four $500 Kittery Trading Post gift cards: Theresa Desfosses, Old Orchard Beach, ME, Jack LeVie, Gloucester, MA, Mark Galvin, Rye, Dylan Frenell, Stratham; Flying Lessons ($300): Scott Jennato, Bedford; and two $300 cash prizes: Allan Johnson, Fairfax Station, VA, and Dan Zibaitis, Melrose, MA. For more information about upcoming Veterans Count fundraising events, or to make a donation, please visit www.vetscount.org.

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  • Volunteer of the Year

    Atkinson Academy Elementary School has named its Volunteer of the Year for 2014. Timberlane Regional High School graduate Ashley Higham, right, received the award from teacher Meredith Bastien, pictured left. Ashley volunteered her services three days a week for two hours in 5-K Intensive Needs classes during the school year.

    Volunteer of the Year Posted 5 days ago 1 Photo
  • Kingston Artist Participates in Exhibit

    NEWBURYPORT, MA —Mary Carolyn Webber of Kingston will present her monotype paintings at the Newburyport Art Association, located at 65 Water Street, Newburyport, MA. The Opening Reception will be held on Fri., August 1, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. The exhibit runs through August 10. Other artists in the show include: Patty de Grandpre, Kate Higley, Muriel Angelil, Mary Tuttle, Kate Hanlon, Barbara Nachmias-Kedesdy, Ila Cox, Susan Dosick, Susan Jaworski-Stranc, Mary Arthur Pollak, and Jim Tinguely. For more information, call 978-465-8769, or visit www.newburyportart.org.

    Kingston Artist Participates in Exhibit Posted 8 days ago 1 Photo
  • Chief Stephen Savage Honored.

    The new Plaistow Police Department Training Facility was named for veteran Police Chief Stephen Savage, insert, the town’ longest-serving Chief. Several area police departments will be utilizing the modern facility.

    Chief Stephen Savage Honored Posted 19 days ago 1 Photo
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    File photo Electra Alessio receives a business award on behalf of Carriage Towne News from the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce in 2004. Chamber president Joe Bevilacqua, right, and Jeffrey Butland of the U.S. Small Business Administration make the presentation.

    Saluting the force behind Carriage Towne Posted 62 days ago 5 Photos
  • Masons Donate to Seacoast

    Gideon Masonic Lodge No. 84 of Kingston, made a substantial donation to three students from the Seacoast School of Technology of Exeter, during a fundraiser held at the lodge on Church St., in Kingston. The young men (all welders), will represent the State of NH in the National Skills Championship in Kansas City, Missouri. Pictured above, from left, are: Linda Murray, parent advisor; Tim Lavelle. Gideon Lodge secretary; and the three technology students: Tiger Thongchanh, Jeremy Claar, and Ryan Murray.

    Masons Donate to Seacoast Updated 48 days ago 1 Photo
  • Family of the Year

    At the 115th annual Knights of Columbus Convention, held at the Radison Hotel in Nashua, Ron and Nancy Metevier from Council #6850 in Epping, were awarded the 2013-2014 Family of the Year. Pictured with them is the Very Rev. Agapit Jean Jr., the State Champlain for the K of C (also a member of Council #6850).

    Family of the Year Updated 48 days ago 1 Photo

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