January 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Newport School District looks for help to trim budget

NEWPORT — Members of the Newport Teachers Association and Newport Support Staff are in a position to play a major role in determining the bottom line of the 2017-18 Newport School District budget.       More...

Small tax increases projected if all Sunapee articles pass

Town and school budgets

SUNAPEE—The Sunapee Board of Selectmen and Sunapee School Board held public hearings last week on their proposed 2017-18 budgets.       More...

Motorists to spend $52 billion more at the pump during 2017

BOSTON – Motorists may get some sticker shock in 2017 and will shell out $52 billion more over the course of the year compared to 2016 as the national yearly average rises to $2.49 per gallon, according to GasBuddy’s 2017 Fuel Price Outlook.&nbs More...

New state ID cards to feature state outline, purple lilac

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — State officials say they're phasing in a new design for New Hampshire's identification cards over the next five years.  More...

Special Sections

Sports

Patriots happy to be home for latest trip to AFC title game

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US skier Nyman fastest in 1st downhill training on Streif

KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) — Steven Nyman posted the fastest time in training Wednesday for the classic Hahnenkamm downhill. More...

Obituaries

George ‘Sonny’ R. Caron, 75

GOSHEN — George "Sonny" R. Caron, 75, passed away Monday, Jan. 9th, 2017 at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center with loving family by his side. More...

Recent Obits

The Argus-Champion publishes a brief listing 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...

LAST TWO STANDING

Third-grader Maya Rice, left, was the winner of the spelling bee at Richards More...

‘The Greatest Show on Earth’ closing down after 146 years

Without the elephants ticket sales took a hit

ELLENTON, Fla. — After 146 years, the curtain is coming down on "The Greatest Show on Earth." The owner of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus told The Associated Press that the show will close forever in May. More...

‘Caterpillar’ sweeps Rice to Bee victory

NEWPORT -- Maya Rice, a fifth grade student at Richards Elementary School, will be heading to the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord in February to participate in the National Spelling Bee at state level after winning the intense two-hour lon More...

Bar Harbor, Lake Sunapee banks merger is completed

NEWPORT — Bar Harbor Bankshares, the holding company for Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, has successfully completed its merger with Lake Sunapee Bank Group, the holding company for Lake Sunapee Bank.     More...

News

Newport Circuit Court

NEWPORT – The following cases were heard in Newport Circuit Court during the week ending Jan. 14: 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 Jan. 14: More...

LAC to host photo contest

NEWPORT – The Library Arts Center will be hosting a 2017 Newport Winter Carnival photo contest on Saturday, Feb. 11th.       More...

Columns

Portraying a dark event in U.S. history, 'Patriots Day' lets the light shine through

Words are a beautiful part of our daily lives. We use them everyday and most often use them to describe everything we experience in and around our lives. Some of the most beautiful words can describe painful maybe even horrific things. More...

Past-Time

Garden Club gives $100 for gym; Debbie Ann Hoy first baby of 1976

GEOFFRION’S GARAGE on Mechanic Street in Newport many decades ago. More...

Looking Ahead

January21FISHING DOWN UNDERIce fishing event, Kezar Lake, North Sutton. The Elkins Fish & Game Club is holding its 3rd Annual charity ice fishing event to generate funds to help a local family in financial difficulty. More...

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