October 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

The fee scoreboard

NEWPORT — The Fee Committee conducted a survey on how people felt about charging students for participating in extra-curricular activities and received 159 responses.  More...

Second-graders address challenges building bird houses from scratch

NEWPORT — Students are fully engaged when it comes to learning about animals and their habitats at Richards Elementary School in Newport.Kelsey St. More...

The stories of quilts coming to Newport

NEWPORT — The Newport Historical Society will present “New England Quilts and Their Stories,” a New Hampshire Humanities program featuring Pamela Weeks, the curator of the New Hampshire Quilt Museum, in Lowell, Mass.   More...

News

Studying the musical score of Handel’s Messiah

SOPRANO ANASTASIA, pictured above studying the musical score of Handel’s Messiah, with Artistic Director Donald Cox, will appear as a soloist with Kearsarge Chorale in two Messiah performances on Saturday, Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. More...

Spaghetti dinner fundraiser for $5 to aid athletic boosters

NORTH SUTTON — The Kearsarge Athletic Boosters invite the community to a benefit dinner from 5-7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27, at Kearsarge Regional High School in North Sutton.   More...

Hot spot flares up in White Mountains brush fire

NORTH WOODSTOCK, N.H. More...

Columns

Weather Watch

Warm football afternoon

With the start of the new weather week it appears the warm days and nights have moved on. While it hung around, however, homeowners got to enjoy a savings on fuel consumption.But, as expected, it is October and now we get to enjoy October weather. More...

Past-Time

Newport’s Chase & Avery celebrates 30 years of business as dealership

1975 - CLAREMONT - Mabel Cutting has been chosen Woman of Achievement by the Claremont Business and Professional Women’s Club, an honor bestowed on an outstanding citizen this month in honor of National Business Women’s Week. More...

Letters to the Editor

A tribute in memory of Beverly Cuts

To the Editor: Bevy was one of the most well respected people in our entire community and her accomplishments in our school system were no exception. More...

Cayla Carpia and Ella Falcone named Ivan Head Outstanding 4-Hers

CLAREMONT — Creativity, achievement and enthusiasm for 4-H youth development was evident during fall Rally and Awards Night Saturday at Claremont Middle School. More...

Fee study group not in favor of charging Newport students

NEWPORT — The Fee Study Committee established by a vote at the annual Newport School District meeting on March 14 is not in favor of a fee system for the District as a revenue source. More...

Newport candlelight procession celebrates events a century ago

Our Lady of Fatima

NEWPORT — On Friday evening, Oct. 13, nearly 150 people processed through downtown Newport in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the final apparition of the Virgin Mary and the Miracle of the Sun in Fatima, Portugal exactly 100 years ago. More...

Lempster tax rate is up; Newbury, Plainfield down

CONCORD — The initial batch of 2017 tax rates for New Hampshire communities has been announced by the New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration.  Lempster is up 61 cents per $1,000 of property valuation at $25.27. More...

Hoyt Community Care Center, now 20, redicated in Newport

NEWPORT —  ”A community is known by the way it treats its most vulnerable citizens.”  Rev. Dr. More...

MAKING PLANS

This group met last week to map plans for the annual Holiday Bazaar Nov. 11 at the South Congregational Church in Newport. Seated, from left, Linda Kroupa and Marge Judge. More...

Sports

Newport, 6-0, rocks Mascoma, 48-6; Monadnock, 6-0, is next

John Thibault scores four TDs, two on offense, two on defense

NEWPORT — The junior varsity got plenty of playing time in the second half Saturday after Newport piled up a 42-0 halftime lead on its way to a 48-6 victory over Mascoma at Maryn Field. More...

Greek Freak (37 points) leads Bucks past Celtics, 108-100

BOSTON (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 16 of his 37 points in the fourth quarter, and the Milwaukee Bucks opened their season with a 108-100 victory over Boston on Wednesday night to spoil the homecoming of a Celtics team coming off a late and em More...

Brady thinks Patriots' offense has room to grow

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady's expectations for himself have been high from the moment he made his first NFL start back in 2001. 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...

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