March 16, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Bert Spaulding Sr. leads long list of write-ins for Newport SB post

Voting turnout low at 431

NEWPORT — On a 317-114 vote, the $17,711,238 Newport School District operating budget for 2017-18 was approved by voters on Tuesday.The worst snowstorm of the winter season held voter turnout to 431 or10.4 percent of the 4,142 Newport citizens o More...

Hingston and Jasinski are VPA Hall inductees

MONTPELIER — The Vermont Principals' Association has announced the selection of 14 outstanding individuals for the VPA Hall of Fame.   More...

Top Dog is sought

NEWPORT — The Town of Newport’s Third Annual Top Dog Contest is looking for Newport’s next Top Dog.   More...

College Dean’s List

The following area students have been named to the Dean’s List for the 2016-17 fall semester at their respective colleges and universities:       More...

Sunapee student in N.H. National Geographic Bee

SUNAPEE — Charles Rupert Dalton, a seventh-grader at Sunapee Middle High School, has been notified bhy the National Geographic Society that he is one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2017 New Hampshire National Geographic State Be More...

Special Sections

Sports

Kearsarge nips Stevens, 51-46, for D-III title

Johnson scores 27, Mattos 22 for Cougars first championship

MANCHESTER — It took Kearsarge three games to kick into high gear during the regular season and when the Cougars hit their stride it ended with the school’s first basketball championship Saturday night, a 51-46 victory over Stevens. More...

Claremont Speedway

2017 Racing Schedule

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Obituaries

Doris (Morgan) Sayer, 91

SPRINGFIELD, N.H — Doris (Morgan) Sayer, 91, of Main Street, died Sunday, March 5, 2017 at her home.   More...

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...

JESSE TYLER and Lisa Sencabaugh battle the cold and snow

JESSE TYLER, left, who was running for Sunapee School Board and Lisa Sencabaugh who opposed Article 12 at the town election, battle the cold and snow outside the polling place at Sherburne Gymnasium in Sunapee March 14.  More...

Lewis, Eldridge honored by VNA at annual session

NEWPORT — Claudia Lewis was recognized Tuesday, March 7, for her volunteer service at the Renaissance Shoppe of the Lake Sunapee Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice with the Joanne Hughes Volunteer Excellence Award presented at the group’s an More...

St. Joseph Feast Day to be observed Sunday

CLAREMONT — March 19 is the Feast Day of St Joseph, principal patron saint of the Diocese of New Hampshire and of St Joseph Church, Claremont.   More...

Lempster’s school budget gets strong voter backing

LEMPSTER — Lempster voters approved the proposed 2017-18 Lempster School District budget of $3,248,154 with near unanimous support during the annual school district meeting on March 9.   More...

Folksinger Terry Kitchen in Sunapee on March 24

SUNAPEE — Award-winning Boston contemporary folk singer/songwriter Terry Kitchen will be performing at the Sunapee Community Coffee House, held at Sunapee Methodist Church, 9 Lower Main St., Sunapee, on Friday March 24.   More...

News

Julia Kobeski was ready with her whistle

I'M IN CHARGE—Twenty-two month old Julia Kobeski was ready with her whistle at the volleyball tournament at the Lempster Community School on Saturday, March 11. More...

Lempster news

‘I’d Hit It’ is No. 1 in Lempster

The team, “I’d Hit It” was the winner of the volleyball tournament held at the Lempster Community School on Saturday evening, March 11, beating out “The Ducks” by a score of 21-14 after eight teams battled it out for more than three hours. More...

Newport Circuit Court

NEWPORT — The following cases were heard in Newport Circuit Court during the week ending March 11:   More...

Columns

Past-Time

Frances Skoul wins $1,776 in Sweepstakes; Farm Bureau distributes two tons of rat poison

BUILDING A ROAD TO CLAREMONT in this undated photo.  More...

Equal pay for equal work

I hope you've had a great week! This has been a very productive and inspiring few days for me, and I was especially proud to join with my colleagues to celebrate International Women's Day on Wednesday, March 8. More...

Looking Ahead

March  More...

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