February 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Spaulding, Minich take active roll at school board meeting

NEWPORT — Only two members of the public attended Thursday night’s meeting of the Newport School Board and one came armed with requests for more information while the second reviewed several warrant articles.       More...

Good news in Croydon; projected tax bite $229

Budget up only $1,344

CROYDON — When Croydon voters gather for the annual town meeting on March 18 they will be asked to approve a recommended operating budget for 2017 of $419,572. up $1,344 over the current budget.       More...

Anne Park to lead TPN walk, fun run

CLAREMONT — Turning Points Network celebrates its 40th Anniversary this year and its11 More...

KRSD School Board opposes bills to increase school choice options

NEW LONDON — The Kearsarge Regional School Board (KRSB) voted to formally express opposition to Senate Bill 193 and House Bill 647 as inconsistent with the board’s educational goals.       More...

Luncheon will honor outstanding local women

NEW LONDON — Women Who Make a Difference Luncheon will be celebrating its 18th year on Wednesday, May 17 at Colby-Sawyer College. More...

Special Sections

Sports

Tyler Sharron is named No. 1 D-III wrestler

TILTON — Newport wrestler Tyler Sharron repeated as state champion Saturday in the NHIAA Division III 160-pound class and will move on to the Meet of Champions Saturday.       More...

Austin of Sunapee skies in the giant slalom

WILL AUSTIN of Sunapee Middle High School skies in the giant slalom at the Division IV State meet held at Cannon Mountain Feb. 14. More...

Clark of Sunapee joins 1,000-point club

SYDNEY CLARK of Sunapee, left, joined her teammates Katie Frederic, center, and Faith Larpenter in the 1,000-point club when she scored her 1,000-point in a home game against Concord Christian on Feb. 16. 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...

David Ralph Hamel, 75

LEMPSTER — David Ralph Hamel, 75, passed away on Feb. 18th, 2017, surrounded by his loving family in his home. More...

Grant deadline is March 17th

NEWPORT — Friday, March 17 at 4 p.m. is the deadline for charitable non-profit organizations to apply to the Sullivan County Board of Commissioners for grant applications for fiscal year 2018.       More...

Richards Library looks to expand parking lot

NEWPORT — Officials at Richards Free Library have scheduled a public informational meeting to discuss the need for additional parking spaces at its 58 North Main St. location.       More...

Melting snowmen signal end of New London Winter Carnival

NEW LONDON — The 2017 New London Winter Carnival was entertaining for the whole family, with the fluctuating weather corresponding with each day’s events and activities. More...

Farewell cheap gas

BOSTON — You’ve been warned. More...

Sunapee Historical Society, town reach lease-purchase agreement on old library

$500,000 capital campaign is next

SUNAPEE — Following a unanimous vote of approval by the Board of Selectmen on Jan. 30th the Sunapee Historical Society will enter a lease-purchase agreement with the Town of Sunapee to acquire the Old Abbott Library.   More...

Dr. Alan Kono Guest Speaker at Lake Sunapee VNA Annual Meeting

Newport, NH - Alan T. More...

Free program on the basics of dementia

NEWPORT — The Alzheimer’s Association is presenting a program to cover the basic information on Alzheimer's and related dementias from 3:30-5 p.m. on Thursday, March 16 at the Richards Free Library, 58 North Main St., Newport. More...

News

N.L. building permits OK’d

NEW LONDON — The following building permits were approved by the New London Board of Selectmen at its Feb. 6th meeting:   More...

KRMS second-quarter honor roll

NORTH SUTTON — The second quarter honor roll at Kearsarge Regional Middle School has been announced.       More...

Sullivan County Property Transfers

NEWPORT – The following property transfers were recorded at the office of the Sullivan County Registry of Deeds during the two weeks ending Feb. 18:       More...

Columns

Weather Watch

WOW, a warming trend

The snow just kept coming and coming.After 8 inches dropped on the area Sunday and Monday, Feb. 12 and 13, there was a day without snow on Tuesday. It wasn’t quite the same on Wednesday. More...

Looking Ahead for week of 02-23-2017

February    More...

Past-Time

The Rev. Robert Carty becomes pastor of St. Patrick’s Church in Newport

HORSES WERE USED to haul lumber to the train station in Newport many decades ago. The two wagons had just turned off Depot Street at right. — PHOTO COURTESY OF NEWPORT HISTORICAL SOCIETY More...

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