November 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Peter Lovely honored for his volunteer work

NEWPORT — Peter R. Lovely of Newport was presented with the Reprisal Chapter NSDAR Outstanding Veteran Volunteer Award at the monthly chapter meeting on Saturday, Nov. 11 at the Newport Historical Society. More...

Willey-Perra benefit Christmas show at Newport Opera House on Dec. 2

NEWPORT — With less than two weeks until show time, the National Champion Red Star Baton Twirlers are ready to bring smiles to the audience and joy to the children for whom they will perform on Dec. 2 in Newport. More...

Newbury's new Police Chief

NEWBURY SELECTMAN Ed Thorson congratulates Bradley Wheeler after he was sworn in as the Town of Newbury's new Police Chief during the selectman's meeting at the Newbury Town Office on Nov. 13. More...

Permission is sought to sell Newport tax-deeded property

NEWPORT — Town Manager Hunter Rosenberg was scheduled to seek permission from the Newport Board of Selectmen at its Monday night meeting to sell tax-deeded properties and sign any and all related documents. That was the only action item on the a More...

Do We Give Thanks at Thanksgiving?

As we know, the Pilgrims were so thankful for the help given them by the Indians that when the harvest was done, they invited them to a “Thanksgiving “ feast to show their appreciation.  More...

Eastman Bell Ringers

GRANTHAM — From 7:30-9 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 6, the Eastman Bell Ringers, led by Jane Sachs, will give us a treat with a lovely, sonorous performance with their bells.   More...

Lempster Honor Roll

LEMPSTER — The Honor Roll for the first quarter has been announced at Lempster Community School.HIGH HONORSGrade 6 More...

Building the Band

How do you make a 14-member student band sound like a full band? Jessica Kilpatrick, the new band teacher at Newport Middle High School, is doing everything she can to build Newport’s band. More...

News

Macy's parade rolls on with balloons, bands, security

NEW YORK (AP) — The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade marched, rolled and soared in traditional style Thursday as police went all-out to secure it in a year marked by attacks on outdoor gathering spots. More...

14 cats crammed in dog crate, 2 people charged with abuse

MANCESTER, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man has been arrested after police say he sped away from officers and crashed into a cruiser.  More...

1 in 3 Americans dreads political talk at Thanksgiving

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bring on the turkey — but maybe hold the politics.Thanksgiving is Glenn Rogers' favorite holiday, when people gather around the table and talk about things to celebrate from the past year. More...

Columns

Weather Watch

Cold, windy weather

It appears those friendly, warm days are a thing of the past as Thanksgiving Day approaches and about anything can be expected as we move closer and closer to winter.  More...

Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead

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Why I want to place a wreath

The Tomb of the Unknown is an area in the Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. This memorial was established in 1921.Written on the tomb is, “Here rests in honored glory an American soldier known but to God.” More...

The Drye family of Plainfield had their own school at home

PLAINFIELD — If you’re looking for Margaret Drye, don’t go knocking on her old classroom door.She’s run out of students to teach. More...

Presenting the Newport guy ‘stars’

NEWPORT — The lineup is now complete with the release of the names of the four male “stars” who will be making their Newport Opera House debuts as part of the cast of Dancing with the Newport Stars on Jan. 26 and 27.Josh Lizotte More...

A LONG LINE

Of people waited for doors to open at the Mount Sunapee Area Ski Club's annual ski and snowboard swap at the Mount Sunapee Resort in Newbury on Nov. 18. People began arriving an hour and a half before the sale began at 9 a.m .on Saturday. More...

LSRCC seels nominations for annual awards Jan. 9

NEW LONDON — Nominees are sought for the Business of the Year award and Community Member of the Year award, which will be presented during the Lake Sunapee Region Chamber of Commerce annual meeting on the evening of Tuesday, Jan. 9.  More...

School budget up 1.28 percent at Kearsarge

NEW LONDON — The Kearsarge Regional School Board approved the proposed 2018-19 budget of $42,749,601 during its meeting on Thursday, Nov. 16.That figure represents a 1.28 percent increase from last year’s totalbudget. More...

Newport, Goshen school boards hear presentations by students

NEWPORT — The Newport and Goshen school boards held a joint meeting Thursday night and heard multiple presentations from students.  More...

Boat access group to meet

NEWBURY — The Lake Sunapee Public Boat Access Development Commission will hold a meeting on Nov. 30 from 3-5 p.m. at the Newbury Town Offices, in Newbury. More...

Sullivan County Property Transfers

NEWPORT — The following property transfers were recorded at the office of the Sullivan County Register of Deeds during the week ending Nov. 18:Claremont More...

Sports

Heat top Celtics 104-98, snap Boston's 16-game win streak

MIAMI (AP) — Dion Waiters watched his 3-point try bounce off the rim, ricochet off the top of the backboard, then hit the rim again and somehow drop through the net.It was a huge shot in the final moments, and a lucky one. More...

Eagles, Pats, Steelers are top 3 in the latest AP Pro32 poll

NEW YORK (AP) — There is a lot to love about the NFC heading into Thanksgiving. More...

Raisman embraces role as 'Fierce' advocate for abuse victims

The people come forward to Aly Raisman almost daily now. Random strangers. Men and women of various ages, races and backgrounds. They see the six-time Olympic medal winning gymnast out in public and approach with a hug to give and a story to tell. More...

iRate

This isn’t Justice League, this is Justice B-League-red.

Why DC? Why?Why must DC continue to make garbage films? Why do they keep doing the same things expecting different results? More...

Obituaries

George Avakian, jazz producer and scholar, dies at 98

NEW YORK (AP) — George Avakian, a Russian-born jazz scholar and architect of the American music industry who produced essential recordings by Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis and other stars has died at age 98. More...

Recent Obituaries

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