April 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Think James Bond for Town Social

NEWPORT — This year the Sunshine Town Social starting at 5 p.m. on May 20 is themed 00’67 in celebration of the Library Arts Center’s 50th anniversary, and founding year of 1967.   More...

Chris Gardner heads to Wild West as Frank Butler in ‘Annie’ at NOH

NEWPORT — Chris Gardner has lived most of his life in Newport and Croydon, but occasionally, he likes to escape. More...

Chamber Day is June 17th

NEWPORT — Chamber Day returns to the Newport Town Common on Saturday June 17.  This is a who's who and what's what of the Newport area community. More...

Special Sections

Sports

Making Contact

NEWPORT SOFTBALL PLAYER Megan Howard makes contact with the ball during home game against Fall Mountain April 20. Newport won, 12-4. — PAUL HOWE PHOTO More...

Columns

Childhood science hero Bill Nye returns in Netflix series

There are wide variety of things in life that bring out passion in people and it is different for everyone. Art in any form is one for me, but especially so in television and cinema. More...

Past-Time

Former Claremont radio station ad manager, others see flying saucers over New Mexico

1980CLAREMONTSchool and municipal officials in Claremont and Springfield decided Wednesday night to have their groups judge the worth of a Twin State liaison for area business on vocational education and needed job skills. More...

Looking Ahead

April 28ART EXHIBITNew London Art Exhibit, Artists for this exhibit are Grace Ellis, Bea Jillette, John Koron, Vicki Koron, Tom Pirozzoli, Ken Schuster and Rick Stocwell. More...

Rain, rain don’t go away

NEWPORT — The current severe drought conditions in a large section of Sullivan County involves much more than water over the dam at Gilman Pond in Unity. More...

Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday from 10-2

Americans turned in more unused prescription drugs at the 2016 Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day than on any of the previous 10 events since it began in 2010, demonstrating their understanding of the value More...

Bradford teacher designs free science curriculum

NEW LONDON — Thom Smith has spent the last year collaborating with local, state and national organizations to improve elementary school science education in New Hampshire. More...

Revite group on the move

NEWPORT — The Newport Revitalization Committee is on the move.  The group, which meets at 8 a.m. every Tuesday and is now in its 34th year, will start meeting on May 2nd at the Newport Senior Center. More...

Victoria Burroughs wins Peeples Choice Award

NEWPORT — The Peeps Diorama Contest was by all measures a Peeptacular success this year!With more than 100 entries and well over 1,000 visitors to see this spring spectacle, this has become a community tradition for sure. More...

News

Area students are named to UNH Fall Dean’s List

DURHAM — The following area students from Sullivan, Merrimack and Cheshire counties and Vermont have been named to the Dean's List at the University of New Hampshire for the fall 2016 semester. More...

Newport Circuit Court

NEWPORT — The following cases were heard in Newport Circuit Court during the week ending April 22: Crystal S. Brownell, 29, New London, pleaded no contest to a charge of speeding 75 mph in a 65 mph zone Jan. More...

Mousetrap Car Challenge in Claremont on May 13

CLAREMONT — Can you build a model car and power it with a mousetrap? How far can you make it go?  Those questions will be answered between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. 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...

Beverly (Ashley) Zampieri, 83

DOVER — Beverly (Ashley) Zampieri, 83, of Gerrish Road, died Friday, April 14, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family. She was formerly of New London, N.H.She was born in Woodsville, N.H. on Dec. 5, 1933 the daughter of Charles C. More...

Everett H. Ploss

NEWPORT — Everett H. Ploss, 92, died on April 19, 2017 at home surrounded by his loved ones. He was born on May 14, 1924 in Beverly, Mass., to the late Henry M. and Florence M. (Neagles) Ploss.Everett served his country in the U.S. More...

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