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April 24, 2014

People on the Move: April 24, 2014

Three Maples Renaissance Corporation, producers of the New Hampshire Renaissance Faire, are proud to announce they have been determined by the IRS to be a Public Charity, under section 501 ( c ) ( 3 ) of the Revenue Code. They have worked long and hard for that determination, and are very pleased that it finally came through. As a result, they were able to make a $3,000 donation to the Rockingham Nutrition Meals on Wheels, who “...provide nutritious meals and beneficial support services to older and disabled residents of Rockingham County.”

The Board of Directors of the Land and Community Heritage Investment Program is proud to announce the recipients of grant awards. The thirty-nine projects represent twenty-eight historic resources and eleven land conservation projects. Locations range from Pittsburg in the north to Winchester in the southwest and Star Island in the southeast. The smallest grant award is for $5,750 to the 1820 Lane Tavern in Sanbornton. The largest is for $400,000 to the Southeast Land Trust of New Hampshire toward permanent conservation of 462 acres in Epping. Other local grants awarded included $15,000 toward the renovation of the Kingston Historic Bandstand.

Two New Hampshire women, Debbie Raymond-Pinet of Raymond and Bonnie Meroth of Epping, were honored at the Omni Parker House in Boston on January 18 at the Boston Book Festival annual award ceremony. Their book, “The Growth of Truth”, the true story of the heaven and hell life of a psychic medium has also won the London and New York Book Festivals that include honorees like John Irving, another New Hampshire native. “The Growth of Truth” is available at Water Street Bookstore in Exeter, on Amazon.com, and www.barnesandnoble.com.

Donna Felisberto of Newton was one of three Northern Essex Community College employees to recently receive the NECC Employee Recognition Award for the first quarter of 2014. The Employee Recognition Award recognizes the many and varied contributions of the college’s nearly 700 employees. Employees are selected each quarter based on recommendations from supervisors and co-workers. Recipients receive a $150 certificate to the restaurant or mall of his or her choice. Felisberto, a 27-year veteran of Northern Essex, is currently coordinator of student assessment and testing in the academic placement and testing center. She began at NECC as a technical assistant in the Department of Sport and Leisure Studies. She has worked in various departments including graphics, the bursar’s office, registration and records, and even served as the golf coach.

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Newsmakers
  • 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 49 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 49 days ago 1 Photo

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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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