Newport

Ethel Charlotte Syriac

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Newport, N.H. — Ethel Charlotte Syriac, age 98, passed away at Sullivan County Health Care in Unity, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. She had been a resident there for the past five years. Ethel was born on October 13, 1916, in Westfield, Mass., daughter to the late Edward and Elizabeth (Seeley) Drake. She grew up in the Westfield area and married Leon Richard Syriac May 4, 1934 and shared 27 years …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Baseball Extends Divisional Reign

Monday, April 20, 2015

Hanover — Wash. Rinse. Repeat. Eight times. Dartmouth College senior Matt MacDowell hit a walk-off sacrifice fly in the first game of a doubleheader against Brown, then scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the ninth in the series finale to help the Big Green to a 2-1 and 8-7 Ivy League …

Richards Free Library Digitizes Newspaper Archive

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Newport — In the past, searching Richards Free Library’s newspaper archives meant queuing up rolls of decades-old microfilm and scrolling through pages one by one. But thanks to a grant and enthusiastic donors, the library now boasts a searchable digital version of the papers, which span nearly 150 years. “This will be such a help for people,” Mary Lou McGuire, a reference librarian …

Carl H. Breuning

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Newport, N.H. — Carl H. Breuning, 77, of Myrtle Street, passed away at the Maplewood Nursing Home with his family by his side in Westmoreland, N.H., Friday, March 27, 2015. Carl was born in Newport, June 14, 1937, son to the late Carl and Fay Lillith (Heath) Breuning. …

Counties Ranked on Wellness

Saturday, March 28, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley public health officials say an annual ranking of the health status of each county in the United States will help guide them as they create action plans to address the challenges area communities …

Lt. Col. Louie C. Elliott, Jr.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Dover, N.H. — Lieutenant Colonel Louie C. Elliott, Jr. (USAF, retired) died Saturday, March 14, 2015, in Dover. He was 89 years old. Lou was born in Duke, Okla. on Aug. 20, 1925, to the late Louie Sr. and Thelma Elliott. In 1943, at the age of 18, …

No Injuries in Chimney Fire

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Newport — Heat and flames from a wood stove chimney ignited a wall in one of the oldest homes in Newport on Tuesday, causing extensive damage. Newport Fire Chief Wayne Conroy said the chimney inside the 33 Unity …

Barbara Badmington Holden Yeomans

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Newport, N.H. — Barbara Badmington Holden Yeomans, 99, of Newport, passed away at her home on Thursday, March 19, 2015. Donations in Barbara’s memory would be welcomed to the Holden-Yeomans Fund of the Richards Free Library. This fund supports the Hale award which Barbara and Raymond Holden founded …

Barbara Badmington Holden Yeomans

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Newport, N.H. — Barbara Badmington Holden Yeomans, 99, of Newport, passed away at her home on March 19. Born on Dec. 28, 1915, she grew up in Hilliardville, Conn., where her father was a mill manager and her mother a church organist. She first came to Newport in …

Carl Hawkhurst Harriman

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Newport, N.H. — Carl Hawkhurst Harriman died peacefully at his home in Newport on Saturday, March 14, 2015. He was born at home in Rangeley, Maine, on Sept. 16, 1936, the first of two sons born to Oscar William (Bill) and Mae (Hawkhurst) Harriman. He grew up in …

Carl Hawkhurst Harriman

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Newport, N.H. — Carl Hawkhurst Harriman died peacefully at his home in Newport on Saturday, March 14, 2015. He was born at home in Rangeley, Maine, on Sept. 16, 1936, the first of two sons born to Oscar William (Bill) and Mae (Hawkhurst) Harriman. He grew up in …

Kathleen Priscillann (Barton) Johnson

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Madison, Maine — Kathleen Priscillann (Barton) Johnson, 79, passed away Friday, March 13, 2015, at her home in Madison. She was born Oct. 17, 1935, in Newport, N.H., the daughter of George Arthur and Marjorie Emma (Alexander) Barton. She was educated in New Hampshire and graduated from Concord …

Newport School District Meeting 2015 Results

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Newport School District Number of Voters: 693 Number on Checklist: 3,675 School District Moderator: Wm. Howard Dunn School Board 3 yrs: Ann Spencer School Board 3 yrs: Deanna Armstrong School District Treasurer: Robert Scott School District Clerk: Robert Scott …