, Kingston, NH


January 10, 2013

People on the Move

The Treasure Chest is now open. Located in the refurbished old bank in Center Plaza, 10 Main Street in Hampstead, this delightful shop offers a variety of items not previously available under one roof in this area. Its serendipity is charming, and shoppers will find high quality antiques, old and new collectibles, floral arrangements, gifts, crafts, accessories, jewelry, decorations and party items. In addition to offering crafts and art produced by regional artists as well as retail gifts, The Treasure Chest will serve as an “exchange” of gently-used better-quality consignment clothing and furnishings from all over the region. For additional information, call 603-329-7077.

Navy Seaman Recruit Bernard L. Hutchinson, Jr, son of Kelly J. and Bernard L. Hutchinson of Epping, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. Hutchinson is a 2012 graduate of Epping High School.

Sue Brusa, Atkinson, a Presidential Silver Ambassador with Reliv International, has been providing better health to many people over the past 21 years. With patented formulas in a powdered formulation, these products have literally given thousands of people a better quality of life and a home based business opportunity if that’s what they are looking for. If you would like to know more about Reliv, please contact Sue at 603-362-5443 or sue@

Exeter resident and Martial Arts School owner, Christina Hardy, is being inducted into the U.S.A. Martial Arts Hall of Fame - Hall of Heroes. Christina is the founder of NH Martial Arts Academy, and has been teaching Tae Kwon Do to area residents for twenty years.

Community Auditions, New England’s multi Emmy Award winning entertainment TV talent show, awarded Breanne Mullen her second Star of the Day. The East Hampstead native sang an original song called “Shades of Gray.” In fact right now she is in the middle of writing and recording a CD that will feature all original songs. For more information, visit

The Physicians of Access Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics and Access Walk-In Injury Clinic are pleased to announce the addition of Joyce E. Agarwal, APRN, FNP-BC, to their practice. Joyce is a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with experience in emergency medicine, orthopedics and family practice. The Physicians of Access Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics are pleased to announce the addition of Anthony S. Curro, PA-C, to their practice. Tony is a Physician Assistant with experience in both orthopedics and family medicine. For more information or to make an appointment, call 603-775-7575 or visit

Lisa Ganem, President, Home Instead Senior Care of Seacoast and Southern New Hampshire was recently honored with the New Hampshire Business Review 2012 Business Excellence Award in Health Care. This distinguished award was given in recognition of Home Instead’s inspiring example of business success in New Hampshire, and for the company’s initiative, industriousness and strong commitment to serving communities in Seacoast and Southern NH.

Kristina George of Northstar Financial Planning, Inc. of Windham, recently attended two days of Collaborative Law training. Collaborative Law, most commonly used nationwide in the resolution of divorces and other disputes, is a growing practice in New Hampshire’s current climate of shrinking budgets and court closures. Collaborative Law is a non court method of resolving disputes privately with the help of trained professionals without the expense of court. For more information, visit the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals at or

Karen Kay, the Director of the Sports Performance Program at Access Acceleration was inducted into the Massachusetts Hockey Hall of Fame in November at the 18th annual Induction ceremony and dinner at Lombardo’s in Randolph, MA. Coach Kay currently serves as the Director of the Sports Performance program at Access Acceleration and Access Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics. She specializes in working with athletes recovering from injury and helps to condition them to return to sport or full activity at a competitive level. Kay also oversees the Athletic Training program at Access Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics which provides trainer and medical coverage for eight area high schools. For more information, visit


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  • 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

    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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  • 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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