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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie details his foreign policy towards Iran at the beginning of his stop at Salt Hill Pub Newport, N.H.,  on July 28, 2015 as a part of his town hall tour across New Hampshire for his Presidential primary campaign. Christie gave a speech and answered questions for nearly two hours over the course of his time in Newport. 
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Christie Discusses Policies in Newport Visit

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Newport — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie called for entitlement reform in a town hall forum Tuesday afternoon, outlining a platform that involved significant cuts to retiree benefits. In his second major presidential campaign visit to the Upper Valley in recent months, Christie kicked off his appearance at Salt hill Pub with a rousing tirade, containing many applause lines, against …

Robert L. Zrike, Sr.

Friday, July 24, 2015

Juno Beach, Fla. — Robert L. Zrike, Sr. (89) of Juno Beach and Grantham, N.H., and former resident of Greenwich, Conn., died on Saturday, July 18, 2015, at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center. Born Sept. 13, 1925, in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was a son of Salim K. Zrike and Valentine Hamad Zrike. He was a graduate of Washington and Lee University, class of …

Robert L. Zrike, Sr.

Friday, July 24, 2015

Juno Beach, Fla. — Robert L. Zrike, Sr. (89) of Juno Beach and Grantham, N.H., and former resident of Greenwich, Conn., died on Saturday, July 18, 2015, at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center. Born Sept. 13, 1925, in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was a son of Salim K. Zrike and Valentine Hamad Zrike. He was a graduate of Washington and Lee University, class of …

Sullivan County Agency Has New Executive Director

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Newport — The Sullivan County group working to connect Claremont and Lebanon with a bus route along Route 120 is hoping that its new executive director will drive efforts to expand its transportation offerings. The Community Alliance of …

Birth Announcements: June 14, 2015

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center OSTERLOH — A daughter, Piper Lux Osterloh, born on May 22, 2015, to Theresa and Martin Osterloh, of Grantham. MORRILL — A son, Wyatt Michael Morrill, born on May 23, 2015, to Kristi Bonnell and Timothy Morrill, of Hartland. SMITH — A son, Joseph James …

YMCA to Operate After-Care Program in Lebanon

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Lebanon — After one year with the Children’s Center of the Upper Valley providing care at Mount Lebanon Elementary School and Hanover Street School, the Lebanon School District has opted to return to YMCA Camp Coniston as its after-school care provider for students in grades K-5 beginning in …

Wheels on and Ready to Run

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Grantham — Andrea Conger has always been a fan of the underdog. So it was no surprise when the Grantham resident adopted three special needs Chihuahuas from the Upper Valley Humane Society this year and added them to …

Anna Lynn Schotanus

Friday, May 29, 2015

Grantham, N.H. — Anna Lynn Schotanus, 61, died unexpectedly on Friday, April 24, 2015, at her apartment in Falls Church, Va. Anna was born on June 9, 1954, at Fort Campbell, Ky. to Merle W. and Helen D. Schotanus. She was brought home from the Fort Campbell Army …

Sullivan County to Hold Budget Hearing

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Newport — The county commissioners’ proposed $30.4 million Sullivan County budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 will be presented at a public hearing on June 2 at the town hall in Charlestown. The proposed spending plan represents an increase of 2.2 percent, or nearly $650,000, from …

A Life: Clarence Jacob (C.J.) Smith, 1942 — 2015; ‘He Was Quiet, Calm, Gentle... Except When We Scored’

Monday, May 25, 2015

West Lebanon — The NCAA Frozen Four college hockey championship stretches over a three-day period: semifinals, day off, finals. Fans of the event, or of the teams involved, routinely face a conundrum: What to do in a strange …

Students Graduate RVCC

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Claremont — More than 220 students and their families celebrated their educational achievements Friday evening at the 47th commencement at River Valley Community College. “The veterans, single moms, first in family to go to college, and everyone who …

City Reviews After-School Program

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Lebanon — Administrators in the Lebanon School District are reviewing qualifications for after-school program providers for next school year. The decision comes less than a year after the district switched providers to Children’s Center of the Upper Valley, …

Thomas R. Willis, Jr.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Grantham, N.H. — Thomas R. Willis, Jr., 80, of Rt. 10, passed away March 1, 2015, at home following a long battle with cancer. Graveside services will take place at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 9, 2015, at Memorial Cemetery, on Learning Drive in Grantham with Fred Davis …