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January 9, 2014

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The Town of Hampstead Fire Department was recently presented with a Life Safety Achievement Award for its fire prevention accomplishments in 2012 by the National Association of State Fire Marshals (NASFM) Fire Research and Education Foundation in partnership with Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company. Since 1994, the Life Safety Achievement Award has recognized local fire prevention efforts that have contributed to reducing the number of lives lost in residential fires. Town of Hampstead Fire Department is one of 117 fire departments across the United States to receive the award this year for recording zero fire deaths in 2012 or reducing fire deaths by at least 10 percent during the year. In addition, award recipients documented active and effective fire prevention programs as well as a clear commitment to reducing the number of house fires in the community.

Sharon Muse of Kingston has become an independent consultant with Tastefully Simple Inc., a national direct sales company featuring more than 60 delicious, easy-to-prepare foods. As an independent business owner, Muse offers delicious food samples at home taste-testing parties, along with easy ideas for everyday meals, recipes, serving suggestions and fun. For more information about Tastefully Simple products, taste-testing parties or starting your own Tastefully Simple business, contact Sharon Muse at smuse726@gmail.com.

Access Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics is now offering comprehensive foot and ankle services at 1 Hampton Rd in Exeter. Dr. Richard deAsla, a Board-Certified Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon at Excel Orthopaedic Specialists in Woburn, MA is now accepting new patients at Access Sports Medicine in Exeter. For more information about Foot and Ankle Services available at Access Sports Medicine or to make an appointment with Dr. Richard deAsla call 603-775-7575 or visit accesssportsmed.com.

The New Hampshire Community Loan Fund is pleased to announce that Brigid Murray of Stratham, along with three other community leaders, has been elected to a three-year term on its Board of Directors. Murray is Managing Partner/CEO of Sweet Scoops, LLC, makers of all-natural premium frozen yogurt. Sweet Scoops was launched by her family in 2001, and today is sold in more than 500 fine grocery and natural foods stores, including Whole Foods Markets in the Northeast

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  • 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 14 hours 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 14 hours ago 1 Photo
  • Golf Outing Nets Over $10,000 Posted 21 hours ago
  • 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 6 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 9 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 20 days ago 1 Photo
  • July 3, 2014
  • People on the Move Posted 28 days ago
  • June 26, 2014
  • New Officers at KVC Posted 35 days ago
  • June 19, 2014
  • Garden Club Attends Meeting Posted 42 days ago
  • June 5, 2014
  • Heritage Commission Receives Award Posted 56 days ago

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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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