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May 3, 2012

People on the Move

Donahue, Tucker & Ciandella, PLLC is pleased to announce that Douglas M. Mansfield has become a Member of the Firm. Doug advises businesses, municipal and individual clients in employment and labor matters as well as business law. DTC has offices in Exeter, Portsmouth and Meredith.

The Citizens Bank Foundation announced that it is donating $20,000 to the Regional Economic Development Center of Southern New Hampshire's (REDC) Business Training Center. The grant will allow REDC to develop a business training center in Southern New Hampshire, with a goal of providing a one-stop shop for entrepreneurs, existing businesses, lenders and community leaders seeking assistance to help them stimulate economic activities in their communities.

Jones & Beach Engineers, Inc. recently hired Barry Gier, PE, as Senior Project Engineer for civil site design residential and commercial projects at this Stratham office. Gier formerly worked at Tri-Tech Engineering in Dover. Jones & Beach is celebrating its 35th Anniversary providing land survey and civil engineering services to private and municipal clients. Jones & Beach is located at 85 Portsmouth Avenue, Stratham. For additional information, call 603-772-4746.

Since Dr. Jennifer Warren left family practice in 2004 to open Physicians Healthy Weight Center in North Hampton, Dover, and Salem, she has quietly helped thousands of patients lose tens of thousands of pounds. And although she is considered a best kept secret in New Hampshire, she is very well known across the U.S. and around the world for her work in battling obesity. In fact, in the December 2011 issue of "Allure Magazine", Dr. Warren was featured in: "Kitchen Confidential": A Physician, nutritionist, a Top chef Judge. For more information about Jennifer Warren, M.D., visit healthyweightcenter.com.

The 29th annual NH Farm & Forest Exposition wrapped up a successful fair recently with one of the largest crowds in many years. The annual industry awards reception, held on February 3, recognized a dozen individuals and businesses for outstanding contributions to their industry. Local 2012 winners include: Clarke Farm, Jack and Linda Clarke, Epping. The Clarkes started farming on the other side of town in 1972 after moving to Epping from Andover, MA. Since then, they have expanded the farm so that today it has over 300 acres on which the Clarkes raise sheep and beef. For more information about the NH Farm & Forest Expo, visit www.nhfarmadforestexpo.org.

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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 6 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 6 hours ago 1 Photo
  • Golf Outing Nets Over $10,000 Posted 13 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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