February 16, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Ethel Jarvis honored for her county service

NEWPORT — Ethel V. Jarvis, a five-term Sullivan County Commissioner, between 1993 and 2017, was honored by the County Delegation and Board of Commissoners during an hour-long ceremony Monday. More...

N.L. Oddfellows donate to LSRVNA

NEW LONDON — Heidelberg Lodge IOOF No. 92 (Oddfellows) of New London continued its long-standing support of Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice by presenting its annual donation, which was gratefully accepted by Jim Culhane, President and CEO. More...

Fly tying course set in Claremont

CLAREMONT — Interested in learning the art of fly tying? More...

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Sports

Johnson takes a shot

TOM JOHNSON OF KEARSARGE takes a shot during a home game against Hopkinton Feb. 11. Kearsarge beat Hopkinton, 49-48 to hand Hopkinton ITS fist loss of the season and to avenge a loss to Hopkinton earlier this season.  More...

Tyler Hall works on pinning his opponent

NEWPORT WRESTLER Tyler Hall works on pinning his opponent from White Mountain Regional High School during a home match Feb. 8. Tyler won his match but the Newport wrestling team came up just short, losing, 38-36. More...

Shiffrin crushes rivals for 3rd straight slalom world title

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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...

Cynthia Wells Ambler

ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. — Cynthia Wells Ambler passed away Feb 11, 2017 at Tampa General Hospital from medical complications. More...

ODD BITS

Be nice, and yield

Don’t you just get the urge sometimes to literally cut in front of another vehicle being driven by a driver who lacks the courtesy of allowing you to pull into a long line of slow-moving traffic?       More...

Mark Schirmer to head New London concert band

NEW LONDON — Mark L. Schirmer of Sunapee, has been appointed Music Director of the Kearsarge Community Band, replacing Aarne Vesilind, who was recently named the band’s Music Director Emeritus.  More...

Blaze destroys Newport home

NEWPORT — Electrical wiring in the basement area was blamed for a fire on Tuesday, Feb. 14 that destroyed the home of Tammy Hamilton at 1 Sandy Lane. More...

Former Newport mill building named to National Register of Historic Places

NEWPORT — The New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources is proud to announce that the Dexter Richards and Sons Woolen Mill in Newport has been honored by the United States Secretary of the Interior with placement on the National Register of More...

Newport Area Chamber Awards

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News

Looking Back at the 101st Annual Newport Winter Carnival Feb. 8-12

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Sullivan County Property Transfers

NEWPORT – The following property transfers were recorded at the office of the Sullivan County Registry of Deeds during the two weeks ending Feb. 11:Cornish More...

One woman's journal of war relief in France

WARNER — Joan Bartlett Warren, Warner resident and great-granddaughter of Pauline Sands Lee, will give an illustrated talk about Pauline's journals of her travels and work in France from November, 1916 to April, 1918 as a public record of her wo More...

Columns

Past-Time

Scott Sweet, Charlestown, pulls friend from icy waters of Ox Brook

NEWPORT CORNETT BAND around 1860. — PHOTO COURTESY OF NEWPORT HISTORICAL SOCIETY More...

'Lego Batman' pours on the humor and won't lego

I am Batman! More...

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