June 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Delegation will decide county budget June 29

CLAREMONT — The proposed Sullivan County budget for fiscal year 2018 is now in the hands of the Executive Finance Committee of the County Delegation. More...

Newport School District denies allegations made by Spaulding

NEWPORT — Round 1 of allegations by Newport resident Bert Spaulding Sr. that the Newport School District was in violation of properly following New Hampshire’s Right-to-Know Law was recessed Friday after nearly 2 1/2 hours of debate.   More...

Lempster News

5 Lempster checks for invasive ‘hitchhikers’

Lempster residents can be assured the town ponds are being monitored and free of unwanted guests, courtesy of a program under the New Hampshire Lakes Association.   More...

Columns

Srawberry Recipes

Fresh, local strawberries for the picking

The strawberry fields have finally ripened and several of the area “pick-your-own” are open or preparing to open.  If you’re an avid strawberry user picking your own saves a little money and is fun.   More...

Weather Watch

Cooling down, warming up

With three successive days that featured high temperatures more than 90 degrees, Sullivan County found itself in a Heat Wave. Those recordings on June 11-13 were 91, 96 and 90. The humidity also ramped up on those days. More...

Looking Ahead for week of 06-22-2017

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Our Turn

The Art of Advocacy

When Sarah (not her real name) went to the courthouse to obtain a stalking petition, she was terrified that her former boyfriend might have followed her and would be waiting when she left.   More...

Past-Time

Goshen-Lempster Twins capture Little League title

THE CARRIE F. WRIGHT HOSPITAL on Maple Street was Newport’s first hospital. It is now the location of Maple Manor. — PHOTO COURTESY OF NEWPORT HISTORICAL SOCIETY More...

Cost to repair Sunapee roads set at $160,985

SUNAPEE — The Sunapee Board of Selectmen approved asking the state for permission to repair several roads damaged during last month’s storm by dipping into their unrestricted fund balance if necessary.  The action was taken following a publ More...

Newport woman injured in N.L. crash

NEW LONDON — A Newport woman was seriously injured in a motorcycle, motor vehicle accident at 4:51 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of King Hill Road and Hominy Pot Road. More...

Four baby raccoons rescued in Sutton

SUTTON — Around 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, four baby raccoons who had lost their mother a night earlier were rescued, according to a neighbor who spotted the mother raccoon in the road on Wednesday. More...

Concerts on the Common in Newport start Sunday

NEWPORT — The 2017 schedule of Concerts on the Newport Common will open for the season on Sunday, June 25 with 10 concerts scheduled through Aug. 27.  June  More...

News

Building permits approved in N.L.

NEW LONDON — The following building permits were approved by the New London Board of Selectmen at its meeting on June 5:  Jaffrey and Julie Deacon, 52 Pillars Lane, add a 26 by 36-foot freestanding barn.   More...

Cornelio named to Dean’s List

WEST HAVEN, Conn. — The following student has been named to the Dean's List at the University of New Haven for the Spring 2017 semester:  William Cornelio, New London, College of Business, Bachelor of Science in Sport Management.  More...

Maslan and Schaal to wed Oct. 7

Jerry and Amy Maslan wish to announce the engagement of their daughter, Elisabeth Mary Maslan, to Jesse James Schaal. Elisabeth is the granddaughter of the late Robert and Mary Maslan of Cornish, N.H., and the late Barbara Roberts of Newport, N.H. More...

iRate

'Cars 3' fails to completely satisfy young or old viewers

Speeding into theaters last weekend was “Cars 3,” unseating “Wonder Woman” as top grossing movie for the weekend in the U.S.You can always count on a kids movie to make money and add to what has been a lackluster box office so far this summer. More...

Obituaries

Recent Obits

A brief listing of obituary notices is published weekly in The Argus-Champion 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. More...

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