August 17, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Cold, snowy winter

LEWISTON, Maine — It’s that time of year again. Kids head back to school, the sun sets a little earlier, and, on Aug. More...

Windmill 5k

BRYNN SMITH, 12, of Sunapee, placed seventh overall in a field of 56 runners in Saturday’s Windmill 5k in Lempster. Her time was 31:29. Stanley Dutton, 73, of Antrim crossed the finish line just ahead of Smith with a time of 30:48. More...

Newport parking lot reopens

NEWPORT — Sullivan County has announced the reopening Wednesday of its redesigned and newly paved municipal parking lot off Sunapee and Main streets in Newport.   More...

Several recommendations from Fire-EMS study in Newport already being addressed

NEWPORT —  Several recommendations listed in the final comprehensive study of the Newport Fire and EMS Services by JLN Associates Fire Protection Services based in Old Lyme, Conn., are currently being addressed.   More...

Sports

Kearsarge sportsmanship recognized again by NHIAA

They Know Why

NORTH SUTTON — Athletic Director Scott Fitzgerald has a good idea why Kearsarge Regional High School won the NHIAA Sportsmanship Banner for the third year in a row.And so do a couple of KRHS incoming seniors, student-athletes Izabella von Beren of Br More...

Windmill 5k Results

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Football practices underway

NEWPORT RUNNING BACK John Thibault finds a hole to his liking during a practice session Friday afternoon as the Newport High School Tigers start preparing for another football season. More...

Past-Time

Claremont Drive-In features Burt Reynolds in ‘Gator’ in 1976

Little Jesse St. Pierre, 4, son of Mr. and Mrs. Phil St. Pierre, Charlestown Road, came home from his first major league baseball game with two souvenirs — a red welt on his side and an autographed baseball from the Kansas City Royals bullpen. More...

Obituaries

Linda McLaughlin memorial service

NEWBURY — A memorial mass for Linda (Devault) McLaughlin, 70, who died on July 14, 2017 will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 26, at St. Joachim Church, Sunapee, N.H.   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...

Lempster Old Home Day attracted large gathering

LEMPSTER – The atmosphere on Saturday at Lempster Old Home Day was one of jubilation and community-bonding. More...

Seven girls in running for Miss Cornish Fair

CORNISH — Seven girls from six area communities will compete Friday night for Queen of the 68th Cornish Fair.  The queen competition will begin at 8 p.m. More...

Police investigating explosion in Wilmot

WILMOT — Police are investigating an explosion that blew up a tree in a wooded lot off of Ridgewood Drive Thursday night in Wilmot. There were no reported injuries or property damage as a result of the incident.  More...

Field to replace Newport tennis courts, skate park

NEWPORT — Several tons of asphalt have been hauled away from the site of the old tennis courts and skate park at Newport High School.  Six tennis courts had been in use for 40 years and 12 years ago one of the courts was converted into a sk More...

EXPANDED PARKING LOT

THE EXPANDED PARKING LOT at Richards Free Library in Newport was put to good use on Friday, Aug. 11 when the Library Arts Center hosted the opening of its Juried Regional Exhibit. More...

Two Democrats battle in District 1 Primary; Drye the lone Republican

PLAINFIELD — Three candidates, two Democrats and one Republican, are in the running for the open State Representative seat from Sullivan County District 1.   More...

News

It’s apple pie time in Newport Aug. 26

NEWPORT — This year marks the 44th Annual Apple Pie Crafts Fair on the Newport Town Common on Saturday, Aug. 26. More...

Double Film Week at Newport’s LAC

NEWPORT — It’s Double Film Week Thursday and Friday at the Library Arts Center in Newport, it’s free and popcorn is available in the air-conditioned gallery.  More...

Clerk’s office to be closed

GRANTHAM — The annual state Town Clerk’s Conference will be occurring  Wednesday, Sept. 6 through Friday, Sept. 8. The Grantham Town Clerk’s Office will be closed all three days.   More...

Columns

Cool but not chilly

The daily temperatures cooled down with the start of a new weather week o Monday, Aug. 4. As a plus, the muggy days disappeared, allowing for some cooler and more pleasant days. More...

iRate

'Anabelle' sequel a massive improvement

Growing up, my grandmother had these two porcelain dolls. More...

Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead for week of 08-17-2017

August17REGATTAHistory of Lake Sunapee motor boating, sailing and regatta racing, 1892-1957, an illustrated talk by Barbara Chalmers, learn about the first Star, Sunapee One-Class sailboats, launches, watercars, the arrival of outboard motors, Chris- More...

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