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Barbara Bates Perkins

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Bradenton, Fla. — Barbara Bates Perkins, 88, of Bradenton died on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Barbara was born on May 9, 1927, to Robert and Pearl Bates in Burlington, Vt. They moved to Lebanon, N.H. in 1934 and she graduated from Lebanon High School in 1945. She graduated from Lasell Jr. College in 1947. Barbara married Sherman Perkins in Lebanon in 1947. They had two sons, Alan and Scott. The family moved to Alexandria, Va. in 1953. Barbara worked as a bookkeeper and later worked part time as a nursery school teacher for 10 years. In 1973 she went to work for the Federal Government in Alexandria, Va. She started in a clerical position and …

Vermont Up to Challenge, but N.H. Rules Again

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Castleton, Vt. — Players from NHIAA Division III schools might not attract as much notice as their brethren from larger institutions, but that didn’t stop a D-III contingent from contributing tremendously in Saturday’s Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl. Gilford’s Kyle Gaudet caught five passes for 190 yards and three touchdowns, Golden Eagles teammate Max …

Sanders To Campaign In Claremont

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Claremont — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is bringing his Democratic presidential campaign to Claremont on Sunday. The Vermont independent plans to hold a town meeting Sunday at 5 p.m. at The Common Man Inn & Restaurant at 21 Water St. in Claremont. Sanders knows the city well, as his son Levi lives there with his family. It’s part of a two-day swing through …

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 …

Spreading the Wealth: Granite Staters Look to Soar in Spread Offense

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Castleton, Vt. — Matt Boone was in the middle of police cadet training at New Hampshire Technical Institute when he received the call that changed his summer. The Newport High slot receiver and defensive back’s cellphone rang during …

Leader Is On Fire at New England Amateur

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Newbury, n.h. — It’s a wonderful thing that Baker Hill Golf Club hasn’t suffered through the drought that some parts of the country have experienced this summer. Long, amber fescue blowing in a stiff wind makes for fine …

Driver Dies After Limb Falls on Car

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Claremont — A 24-year-old Claremont man died Sunday night during a brief but powerful storm that tore through northern Sullivan County and left thousands of people without power. Kyle LeClair, a Stevens High School graduate, was killed when …

Still No Charges in Newport

Friday, July 17, 2015

Newport — Almost a year after a 48-year-old Newport man shot his son-in-law on the front porch of his home, prosecutors still haven’t filed charges in the case. Sullivan County Attorney Marc Hathaway said the process has been slowed by uncooperative witnesses to the August incident in which …

H. Newcomb Eldredge

Friday, July 17, 2015

Newport, N.H. — H. Newcomb Eldredge peacefully passed away after a brief illness in the early morning hours of Thursday, Jul. 9, 2015. Newc was born on Aug. 4, 1924, in Baltimore, Md. to Harold and Claribel Eldredge. Newc grew up in Pittsford, N.Y. After attending local public …

Cornish Plea Deal Pulled Back

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Newport — A Cornish man appeared to reject a plea deal Tuesday on a charge of sexual assault against a girl under the age of 13. Curtis Wyman, 65, had previously filed a notice of intent to plead …

Claremont Man Receives 5 Years For Burglaries

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Newport — A 40-year-old Claremont man on Monday pleaded guilty to breaking into a storage building in Springfield, N.H., and stealing thousands of dollars worth of professional painting equipment and construction tools. Sullivan Superior Court Judge Brian Tucker sentenced Russell Anderson to five years in New Hampshire State …

Birth Announcements: July 12, 2015

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital JENKYN — A son, Edward Alexander Jenkyn, born on March 9, 2015, to Aaron and Marcus Jenkyn, of Grantham. Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center GOINSALVOS — Twin daughters, Maeve Addilyn Goinsalvos and Ayvah Hazel Goinsalvos, born on April 29, 2015, to Kacey Gassett and Dylan …

Teens From Claremont, Grantham Headed for State 4-H Horse Show

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Newport — Three teenagers will represent Sullivan County at the State 4-H Horse Show next weekend. Anna Avery, 15, of Claremont, Hannah Hastings, 15, of Grantham, and Jessica Hastings, 13, of Grantham, will exhibit their horses at the Deerfield Fairgrounds on July 17 and 18. In order to …