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March 6, 2014

People on the Move: March 6, 2014

Christina Hardy, 7th Dan Master Instructor in Taekwondo has been named Vice President of United States of America Taekwondo Martial Arts Commission (USAT MAC-NH). Master Hardy has been teaching Taekwondo in Exeter for twenty-one years and was recently promoted to 7th Dan through the Kukkiwon, the headquarters of Taekwondo in Seoul Korea. For more information about training in this Olympic sport, please contact Master Hardy at 603-772-5811, or visit NHtaekwondo.com.

Dianne Carlson, broker/partner of Coco, Early & Associates, is pleased to announce that Carol Souter has joined her team. Carol is a licensed broker in both New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Carol will be working closely with Dianne and the Coco, Early & Associates’ management team on a variety of activities. She has more than 30 years experience and most recently was part of the management team at Prudential Verani Realty. Carol has served as a past GSSBR president and was honored as REALTOR®of the Year. She holds a CRB and a Certified New Home Specialist designation. Carol can be reached directly at 603-479-7757, or at csouter@cocoearly.com. The Hampstead office is located at Route 111 / Route 121A in East Hampstead. It is part of the firm’s Bridge Division, which also includes offices in Epping and Plaistow, as well.

Merrimack Valley Hospital has opened an Occupational Health and International Travelers’ Clinic on the hospital campus. The Occupational Health Clinic offers area employers injury prevention services, treatment regimens and health management benefits designed to enhance employee wellness. The goal is to keep employees healthy and safe in the workplace. For more information or to make an appointment, please call The Occupational Health and International Travelers’ Clinic at 978-784-9328 and select Option 5. Be sure to request your appointment at the Merrimack Valley Hospital site.

The Physicians of Access Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics are pleased to announce the addition of Shannon Moreau, PA-C to their practice. Shannon is a Physician Assistant with Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care experience. Moreau will be working as a Physician Assistant in the Rochester and Exeter locations at Access Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics. For more information or to make an appointment, call 603-775-7575, or visit accesssportsmed.com.

Lawrence General Hospital is pleased to announce Matthew A. Caffrey, Esq., as its new Chairman of the Board of Trustees. Mr. Caffrey assumed the Chair position on December 10, 2013, succeeding Richard J. Santagati, Chairman Emeritus, who has been a member of the Board of Trustees for 25 years and Chairman since 2006. Mr. Caffrey resides in Andover, MA with his wife Liana and three daughters, Michela, Natalie, and Sophia.

 

 

 

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Newsmakers
  • SRMS Athletes of the Year

    Sandy Rutherford, Principal of Sanborn Regional Middle School (center) recently recognized Gabrielle Morton (left) and Chris Hanna (right) as Student Athletes of the Year.

    SRMS Athletes of the Year Posted 6 days ago 1 Photo
  • Pastor to Retire

    Rev. Paul H. Dionne, pictured, pastor of the Atkinson Congregational Church, has announced his retirement. Pastor Dionne has been active in the ministry for thirty years, with fifteen of those years being served in Atkinson. The search process for a new pastor has begun.

    Pastor to Retire Posted 6 days ago 1 Photo
  • Honoring Our Heros

    Honoring our heroes was the icing on the cake for Holly Blanchard, Miss Greater Plaistow (second from left) and Brittany Morgan Dube, Miss Rockingham County (far right). They had the pleasure to be with two of the finest men at the bandstand: Mr. Ray Jeffrey (above left) who served in Okinawa, and Mr. Thomas Cullen (above right), who served during D Day. The ladies stated it was an honor and a privilege to stand beside these special veterans at the Old Home Days Parade on June 25 in Plaistow.

    Honoring Our Heros Posted 6 days ago 1 Photo
  • ARC Award

    Larry LeGault of Kingston was recognized for celebrating his 20th anniversary working at the Northeast Arc in the maintenance department. The Arc’s entire senior staff came out to congratulate LeGault on this milestone. Pictured above, from left, Jerry McCarthy, CEO, Northeast Arc, Tim Brown, Director, Day Services Division, JoAnne Wahl, Director, Residential Division, LeGault, Joanne Plourde, COO, Gary Penniman, CFO, and Louann Larson, Director, Family Support Division.

    ARC Award Posted 20 days ago 1 Photo
  • 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 Updated 20 days ago 1 Photo
  • Golf Outing Nets Over $10,000 Posted 20 days ago
  • July 25, 2014
  • 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 26 days ago 1 Photo
  • July 22, 2014
  • 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 29 days ago 1 Photo
  • July 11, 2014
  • 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 40 days ago 1 Photo
  • July 3, 2014
  • People on the Move Posted 48 days ago

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Obituaries
  • David L. Drowne, 53

    Ellenton, FL — David Drowne, formerly of Newburyport, Mass., passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014, and Tidewell Hospice in Ellenton, Fla.

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  • Kathleen M. Wright

    Epping, NH — Kathleen M. Wright, 73, of Epping, formerly of Kingston, died suddenly on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, at the Exeter Hospital with her beloved husband, Clem and her devoted daughters, Chris and Candie, at her bedside.

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  • 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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