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July 19, 2012

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Better Homes and Gardens - The Masiello Group was recently recognized in the Top 10 real estate brokerages in New Hampshire for its use of the New Hampshire Housings Single Family Mortgage Program.

The NH Pediatric Society recently honored Georgie Clark of Families First Health and Support Center, along with other Partners in Health program coordinators, with its Public Citizen of the Year award. The award recognizes "outstanding dedication and service to the children of New Hampshire." Partners in Health is a statewide, community-based program that provides support to families who have children and adolescents with chronic health conditions, regardless of income. For more information on the Partners in Health program at Families First, call Georgie Clark at 422-8208 ext. 146, or see familiesfirstseacoast.org/oneonone.html.

In September of 2011, there was a horrific forest fire in the area around Bastrop, TX. Millions of dollars worth of property and thousands of acres were destroyed. Among the victims of the fire was the Word of Life Community Church, which sat in the woods about 4 miles east of Bastrop. Located immediately beside the church was the home of Pastors Mike and Debbie Vega, whose house was also destroyed. Volunteers from the First United Methodist Church in Bryan, TX and the Rock Church Ministries from Plaistow, came together on February 25, 2012, to rebuild the home of Pastors Mike and Debbie Vega. Once in their home, the Vega's can continue to minister to the people around Bastrop and build their membership while worshipping in temporary facilities. Phase II of the project will include building a new permanent worship facility where the old facility once stood. For more information, visit www.rock-church.org.

International Cars, Ltd. have donated $10,000 to the American Red Cross, thanks to the success of its "First Responders" March sales promotion. The five dealerships donated $100.00 for each vehicle sold throughout the month, for a grand total of $10,000. ICL also honored emergency personnel by offering employee pricing in March. International Cars, Ltd. is an employee owned company comprised of five New England area dealerships. The New Hampshire locations include Porsche of Stratham and Audi Stratham.

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  • 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 1 day 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 12 days ago 1 Photo
  • People on the Move Posted 20 days ago
  • New Officers at KVC Posted 27 days ago
  • Garden Club Attends Meeting Posted 34 days ago
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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 55 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 42 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 42 days ago 1 Photo
  • May 22, 2014
  • District Governor Homecoming

    Lions District 44-H Governor James (Jim) Robinson was honored at a Homecoming celebration held at the Atkinson Country Club. Governor Robinson has been a highly active member of the Plaistow Lions Club for over twenty-eight years. Pictured from left, John Pettis, Jr., International Lions director; Kay Robinson; Governor Jim Robinson, and Ed Lecius, past immediate director for New Hampshire.

    District Governor Homecoming Posted 62 days ago 1 Photo

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Obituaries
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    LAWRENCE — Marie Rose (Robidoux) Audy, passed away at her home surrounded by her family, after suffering a stroke in April. She was born in Lawrence and was the daughter of the late Rose A. (Betit) and Alfred Robidoux, originally of Quebec, Canada. She was predeceased by her husband of 28 years, Armand Joseph Audy, who passed away on June 28, 1976.

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  • Charles Anthony "Chuck" Carnival, 79

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  • Francis M. Lurvey, 76

    Bar Harbor, ME — Francis M. Lurvey passed away Sunday, June 22, in Bar Harbor, Maine, after battling cancer. By his side were his sons, Edwin Lurvey and Steven Lurvey and his niece and husband, Debra and Richard Carey, as well as cousin, Marion McDonald. He was the son of Edwin R Lurvey (Bar Harbor) and Delia Amazeen (Dexter). He is survived by five children, a stepson, and their families. His sons, Edwin and wife April, Steven and wife, Pam, David and his daughter, Meghan, as well as his daughters, Lorraine and Ellen and her husband, Paul DiScipio with daughters, Katherine and Julia, and his stepson, Brian Faulkner and wife, Jody with children, Trevor, Rachel, and Keith. He is also survived by his sister, Sheryl, and many nieces and nephews including Frank Lurvey and Elaine Langer. Francis was predeceased by his twin brother, Frank, as well as his brothers, Edwin and Erwin. He was also predeceased by his longtime companion, Brian and Edwin’s mother, Maureen Faulkner and former wife, Roberta Lurvey Gilmore.

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  • Norman R. Cote

    Atkinson, NH — Norman R. Cote, of Atkinson, was called to his heavenly home on June 16, 2014, following a period of declining health.

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  • Frederick M. Hopper, 64

    Epping, NH — Frederick Michael Hopper, of Epping, N.H., passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, June 15, 2014. Predeceased by his wife, Alice Hopper, he is survived by his longtime girlfriend, Joann Peatfield; daughters, Shay Belair and Jayne Pond; sons-in-law, Adam Belair and James Pond; mother, Arlene Hopper; father and stepmother, Frederick S. and Barbara Hopper; siblings, Susan Hardy, Stephan Hopper, Scott Hopper, and Sherri Chagnon; grandsons, Benjamin Belair, Jonathan Belair and Jackson Pond; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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