August 25, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Best pie at the Fair goes to N.J. woman

Jeff Nintzel, Carol Dodge trail

NEWPORT – Five years ago officials involved with the annual Apple Pie Crafts Fair in Newport were excited when 100 vendors occupied spots on the Newport Common to sell their wares. More...

SEPT. 13th PRIMARY

Voting hours and locations Sullivan County

Acworth  Voting is 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Acworth Town Hall.   Charlestown Voting is 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Community Room, Silsby Free Library.   More...

Grand Jury Indictments

NEWPORT – The following indictments were handed up by a Sullivan County Superior Court Grand Jury when it convened on Aug. 24:    Walter Bowman, 28, 145 Main St., Apt. E, Claremont, robbery, July 22 in Newport.   More...

Lebanon woman heads Reprisal Chapter, DAR

NEWPORT -- Dr. Lorie Greenwood of Lebanon recently has been elected Regent of the 120-year-old Newport based Reprisal Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. More...

Newport Rec Fall activities

NEWPORT – The Newport Recreation Department is currently accepting registrations for participation in its fall programs. The Rec Center is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. More...

Drought

Sullivan County spared, so far

Sullivan County has escaped the wrath of Mother Nature, at least to this point in the year, while counties in the Southeastern section of New Hampshire are dealing with extreme drought conditions. More...

Lempster news

Lempster Community School opens Sept. 6

The doors at 29 School Road will open on Tuesday, Sept. More...

Photo

JAZZY DURGIN, 14, of Croydon won the talent portion of the Cornish Fair Queen Contest Friday night by playing the drums and singing. Later in the evening she was crowned Cornish Fair Queen. Jazzy’s parents are Dubie Durgin and Anthony Dattola. More...

Drop-off and pick-up of students at Richards to have new routine

NEWPORT – Richards Elementary School will be using a new procedure in the upcoming school year for the drop off and pick up of students riding to and from school with their parents, guardians, or other adults approved by parents or guardians to More...

Pleasant Lake Dam repair project gains approval of N.L. Selectmen

Town help to get pay boost

NEW LONDON – The New London Board of Selectmen have unanimously voted to repair the Pleasant Lake dam by armoring its crest. More...

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Columns

Past-Time

A CAR FROM JEWETT’S GARAGE is parked off Myrtle Street in Claremont around 1910. The house in the background is 27 Myrtle St., the longtime home of Dr. Leo Abbott’s dentistry practice.PHOTO COURTESY OF WAYNE L. McELREAVY1979 More...

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St. Mary School enrollment is 260; Claremont Babe Ruth team is unbeaten

1976 CLAREMONT More...

Obituaries

Recent Obituary Notices

The Argus-Champion publishes a brief listing at no charge as a public service. For those wishing to place a complete obituary notice, call 1-800-545-0347 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. or email to news@eagletimes.com. More...

Lucky Winner

THOMAS FRENCH OF CHARLESTOWN was the lucky winner of $500 per week for 25 years, which equates to $650,000, in a live drawing conducted by the New Hampshire Lottery during the sixth inning of Monday night’s Fisher Ca More...

Waste Collection Day, a solid Newport success

NEWPORT – There was no time for volunteers to take a coffee break at the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day Aug. More...

Old Farmer’s Almanac

Colder temperatures, and a blanket of white

Winter will be much colder than last winter but still above normal in much of the eastern two-thirds of the nation.    More...

Newport Circuit Court

NEWPORT – The following cases were heard in Newport Circuit Court during the week ending Aug. More...

Vesilind stepping down as N.L. band director

NEW LONDON -- The Kearsarge Community Band, based in New London is seeking a new Music Director to replace Aarne Vesilind who will retire as Director in January, 2017, according to Peggy Prew, president of the Kearsarge Community Band. More...

Lottery Results

POWERBALL Wednesday, Aug. 24 9 11 25 64 65 PB 16Saturday, Aug. 27 4 32 48 49 63 PB 20MEGA MILLIONS Tuesday, Aug. 23 2 7 46 61 66 MM 1Friday, Aug. 26 10 11 31 41 44 MB 14HOT LOTTO Wednesday, Aug. More...

United Way schedules two Free Coat Fridays

CLAREMONT -- United Way of Sullivan County will be collecting warm clothing again this year for area residents.  Beginning Sept 1st there will be drop off locations throughout Newport, Claremont and Sunapee.   More...

Sullivan County Property Transfers

NEWPORT – The following property transfers were recorded during the week ending Aug. 27 at the office of the Sullivan County Registry of Deeds: More...

Lake Sunapee VNA fundraiser is Sept. 14

NEW LONDON -- Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice (LSRVNA) will hold its 2016 summer fundraiser – A Time To Care - in the newly renovated Draper Room at the Center at Eastman in Grantham at 5:30 p.m. More...

$680,000 bequest to benefit new Newport Health Center

NEW LONDON – A $680,000 bequest from the estate of former New London resident Patricia Kelsey has been applied to the current $2.2 million Building for Health capital campaign of New London Hospital (NLH). More...

Hospitals join VNA to administer flu immunizations in area schools

NEWPORT – The Greater Sullivan County Public Health Network is pleased to announce that nursing staff from Valley Regional Hospital, New London Hospital, and Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice will collaborate to bring school-based flu immun More...

Three injured as two vehicles crash on I-89

WARNER – On Aug. 19 at approximately 4:26 p.m. More...

News

Students honored for citizenship

NEWPORT – Lake Sunapee Bank has recognized a graduating student from 23 high schools in its market area with its $500 Citizenship Award. More...

Carl, Jones, Duford make Dean’s List

LYNDONVILLE, Vt. – Lyndon State College has announced the Dean’s List recipients for the Spring 2016 semester. They include Melinda Carl and Caitlin Jones of Newport and Abby Duford of Claremont. More...

Newport Sample Ballots for State Primary Election, Sept. 13, 2016

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Letters to the Editor

ACE Academy a huge success

Letter--Fratzel

To the Editor: I would like to acknowledge and thank all the volunteers, pilots, and teachers who made the 2016 Parlin Field ACE Academy a huge success. More...

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