July 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

$83,191.50 question; how do you spend it?

 NEWPORT — It isn’t often that school districts are the recipients of bequests totaling $83,191.50. This was not the case in Newport, however. It was recently announced that the Robert Skinner Estate left that amount to the Newport Sch More...

Maple Manor upgrades costing $814,200 trims energy bills by $34,000

Annual savings to repay loan

NEWPORT — Housing for the Elderly and Handicapped of Newport, also known as Maple Manor Senior Housing (MM), is a model for sustainability and an example for other senior housing projects. Under the leadership of a visionary and committed Board More...

Drop Off Day for clothing is July 27th

CLAREMONT — United Way of Sullivan is holding a Clothing Drop Off Day on Thursday, July 27th at their office located at 169 Main St Claremont.  Anyone can drop off gently used warm clothing, blankets, boots, and other winter clothing items More...

News

Staff shortages delay opening of New Hampshire prison

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The opening of New Hampshire's new women's prison will be delayed for about a year because the state is struggling to find enough people to staff it.  More...

Sullivan County Property Transfers

NEWPORT – The following property transfers were recorded at the office of the Sullivan County Registry of Deeds during the week ending July 15:   Claremont Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, sold land with bui More...

Sunapee Historical Society has memorable history cruise

SUNAPEE — At five o’clock on June 26th, the M.V. Mt. Sunapee was filled with Sunapee history fans excited to go on the 2017 History Cruise sponsored by the Sunapee Historical Society.    More...

‘Finding Dory’ is first movie at the park

NEWPORT — “Finding Dory” will open the summer outdoor movie season at Meadow Park starting at 8 p.m. Saturday. The movie is free and the snack shack will be open. Please bring a blanket or chair along with bug spray.  More...

Cost of infrastructure improvements for Newport street project is rising

NEWPORT — The latest cost projection for the major infrastructure improvements on First, Second, Third, and Fourth streets has gone up, according to the latest estimate based on completion of the preliminary design phase.  More...

Coaching staffs approved for Newport’s fall season

NEWPORT — Fall coaching nominations at Newport High School and Newport Middle School have been approved by the Newport School Board.  The roster of coaches and their salaries was presented by Athletic Director Jeff Miller.  More...

Motorists get a break in Newport

NEWPORT — A temporary suspension of the two-hour parking ordinance in Downtown Newport will be in place until Aug. More...

LAC Family Fun Night

NEWPORT — Family Fun Night, a flashback to the 1960’s, will be held on the side lawn of the Library Arts Center at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, July 28. Bring a picnic supper, a blanket or a lawn chair and a white T-Shirt to tie-dye. More...

Letters to the Editor

Let children be children

To the Editor: Since joining the Mount Royal Academy school community in 2009, I have always been struck by the authenticity of the people.   More...

Obituaries

Joan E. (Carter) Bleau

NEWPORT — Joan E. (Carter) Bleau, 72, of Laurel Street, died Sunday, July 16, 2017 at her home surrounded by family. She was born in Middletown, Conn., on April 14, 1945 the daughter of Elliot B. and Lucille H. (Chapman) Carter. More...

Raymond Lague, 69

 CLAREMONT — Raymond Lague, 69, passed away Monday, July 3, 2017.Raymond was born in 1947 to Xavier and Angeline Lague in Claremont, N.H.There, he attended Saint Mary High School before joining the United States Navy, a decision that brought him More...

Ruth Amy Quimby, 79

NEWPORT —  Ruth Amy Quimby, 79, died peacefully at her home on Park ViewStreet on July 10, 2017. She was born on April 4, 1938 in Bradford, N.H., to the late Cyrus A. and Alma C. (Fisher) Jones.  More...


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