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Local women honored during VNA luncheon

NEW LONDON — The Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice honored local women for their exceptional communityservice during its 18th Annual“Women Who MakeA Difference Luncheon.”Held on May 17 at Colby-Sawyer College, theluncheon’s theme was “ASalute to More...

Hole-in-One wins $5,000 for Ardine

SUTTON — Gregory Ardine, Grounds Supervisor at New London's Colby-Sawyer College, won big with a rare hole-in-one at the Black Fly Open held at the Country Club of New Hampshire in Sutton on Thursday, May 18.   More...

Area Grads from UNH

Many area students participated in the University of New Hampshire Commencement Ceremony held Saturday, May 20, 2017, in Durham. Students who received the honor of summa cum laude graduated with a GPA of 3.85-4.0; students who received the honor More...

Volunteer openings available in Newport

NEWPORT — The Newport Board of Selectmen is soliciting nominations for several volunteer positions. Airport Advisory Board—One alternate member, term to expire in June of 201 Budget Advisory Committee—One regular member, three-year term.&nb More...

News

Andover’s Andrew Merzi to perform at ‘Buzz Off’

ANDOVER — Andrew Merzi, a talented singer songwriter and Andover, N.H., resident, will be performing at a large fundraiser at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass., on June 4. More...

Free film explores End-of-Life Care

NEW LONDON — Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice will be holding two free community screenings of the documentary “Being Mortal”:  Tuesday, June 6 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. More...

Last of the U.S. Doughboys and their forgotten WW 1

WARNER — In 2003, 85 years after the armistice, it took Richard Rubin months to find just one living American veteran of World War One.   But then he found another.   And another.    More...

Newport Memorial Day speaker is Springfield veteran Fred Davis

NEWPORT — Fred Davis of Springfield, N.H., a former U.S. Army paratrooper, will give the Memorial Day Address at Monday’s program on the Newport Common that starts at 11 a.m.  More...

Finalists for NHS principal between Boyington, Martin

NEWPORT — The search for a new principal for Newport High School is expected to end tonight with the selection of one of the two finalists by the Newport School Board. More...

Gen. Robinson urges UNH grads to strengthen their communities

DURHAM — U.S. Air Force Gen. Lori Robinson '81 addressed graduatesat Commencement ceremonies Saturday at the University of New Hampshire. More...

Newport paving project budget is now $425,000

NEWPORT — The Town of Newport has earmarked $425,000 for paving projects this summer and the lineup of streets and roads that will be resurfaced has been set.  More...

Sullivan County budget needs more tax support

UNITY — The proposed 2018 Sullivan County budget got a little closer to the finish line Monday with unanimous approval by the Commissioners at their meeting in Unity. It calls for spending of $31,684,929, up $187,586 over the 2017 budget of $31, More...

Strawberry Fest June 24

NEW LONDON — The 3rd Annual Strawberry Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 24 on the New London Town Green. Spots for vendors will cost $20 and they must bring their own tables and tents.  More...

Columns

'Alien: Covenant' the best prequel in the franchise

Is there any more of an iconic scene in sci-fi than the Alien “chestburster” scene?Living up to the standard set by that scene and how iconic it has become over the years is a hard feat to accomplish. More...

OUR TURN

A Personal Turning Point

“Most of my family and friends tried to talk me out of marrying him,” Tracy’s story begins. “But I was young and thought I was in love.” More...

Past-Time

Claremont’s Annette Lambert is crowned 1961 Miss N.H.

Only God can make a tree, but children are helping at Claremont’s Bluff School. 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...

Gardiner K. Stetson Sr., 91

NEWPORT — Gardiner K. Stetson Sr. passed away on May 19, 2017 at the age of 91 after a long battle with cancer. He was born in Orford, N.H. on July 1, 1925, the son of Claude H. Stetson and Doris (Gardner) Stetson.  More...

Dean R. Smith, 60

NEWPORT — Dean R. Smith, 60, of Newport, passed away on May 15, 2017 at his home.Born on June 11, 1956 at Newport Hospital to Roger and Jane (Conroy) Smith, Dean graduated from Newport High School in 1974. More...

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