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Claremont Christian Academy honor roll for junior and senior high &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Claremont Christian Academy has announced the Director's Roll and Honors Roll for Junior High and Senior High students for the third marking period of the 2016-2017 school year. More...

Program to focus on 1938 hurricane &nbsp

NEWPORT — The Sullivan County Chapter of the New Hampshire Timberland Owners Association (NHTOA) will meet for a potluck supper, annual meeting and program Saturday, April 22 in the Ahern Building at the Sullivan County Complex, 103 County Farm Road More...

New London resident appointed to Easterseals role &nbsp

NEW LONDON —  Easterseals New Hampshire has announced that Nancy Rollins, of New London has been appointed to the position of Chief Strategy Officer for New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont.    More...

Community

Cribbage and bridge results &nbsp

Tri-Town Cribbage was played Tuesday, March 21, at the Earl M. Bourdon Centre in Claremont. More...

Charlestown Senior Center news &nbsp

Even though it was a very stormy day, March 14th, Charlestown voting, which was held at the senior center, went very well.  Tai Ji Quan will be starting up again Monday, March 27, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. They will also meet on Thursdays. More...

Claremont Senior Center news &nbsp

Café Claremont Menu: Tuesday, March 28 — Lunch catered by Summercrest of Newport: Spinach salad, roast turkey or roast beef, sweet potatoes, and strawberry shortcake; Thursday, March 30 — soup, chicken cordon bleu, baked potatoes, vegetables and dess More...

Obituaries &nbsp

Olin Perry Jr. &nbsp

NEWPORT — Olin "Pete" Perry Jr. died Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at Hanover Terrace Nursing Home in Hanover, New Hampshire, after a period of declining health. He was born Dec. 18, 1931, in Newport, to the late Olin Perry Sr. and Aleada (Bell) Perry. More...

Jerri S. Bruno &nbsp

LEMPSTER — Jerri S. Bruno, 59, of Hurd Road in Lempster, died Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born Oct. 29, 1957, in Newport. More...

Anne E. Hickey &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Anne Esther Marek Hickey was born Nov. 23, 1933, daughter of Azilda Beatrice (Bea) Bluteau and Harvey C. Marek. Two brothers Roger and Alan. More...

Potential Meals on Wheels cuts a concern for citizens &nbsp

NEWPORT — After receiving numerous phone calls from concerned Meals on Wheels recipients in the Newport and Claremont area, Sullivan County Nutrition Service (SCNS) Executive Director Brenda Burns wants citizens to know: SCNS is not “waiting to see” More...

Fire destroys trucking business garage &nbsp

CHARLESTOWN — A two-bay garage and office facility belonging to a local trucking and transport company was burned to the ground early Friday morning in Charlestown. More...

Sports

CHaD Battle of the Badges hockey raises record amount &nbsp

BEDFORD, N.H. — The 10-year celebration of CHaD’s Battle of the Badges Hockey Championship, presented by AutoFair, made fundraising history for the Badges franchise this week. More...

Local quartet playing in VBCA all-star games &nbsp

WINDSOR — Two players from Green Mountain and two more from Windsor will compete in the Vermont Basketball Coaches Association Senior All-Star Games today. The Yellow Jackets' Ashleay Wilcox, a guard, and forward Anika Abrahamsen will join Chief More...

Opinion

Record Straight &nbsp

Walk toward the fire

The only memories I have of my mother, other than two or three personal impressions, derive from a few home videos and many stories told by my maternal grandmother. The most indelible one of the latter is an anecdote from when I was three years old. More...

Lifestyles

Book Nook &nbsp

'What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear' features advice for both sides

The examination wasn’t bad. The idea of it, perhaps, was worse. More...

Bramblings &nbsp

Planning for changes and transitions

The calendar tells us it is spring. Looking outside as I write this, the snowsqualls tell me something different.   We had some good sap runs early in the week, but the return to winter has plagued us for several weeks. More...

Notes from the Garden &nbsp

An alternative way to start seedlings

A good gardener can start tomato seedlings in old yogurt tins — or anything else that will hold some soil mix. More...

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