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Keith Roy Glidden

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Newport, N.H. — Keith Roy Glidden, 39, of Maple Street, died at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Monday, April 14, 2014, following a long period of declining health. Keith was born Sept. 25, 1974, in New London, N.H., son of Donald R. Glidden and Paula (Wheeler) Silva. He grew up in Grantham and attended the Grantham Village school and went on to graduate from Lebanon High School with the Class of 1993. He worked for a time as a machinist at Sturm Ruger, enjoyed hunting and was an avid fisherman. Even when he was young he would be found at the river with his fishing pole instead of sitting in class. He is survived by his …

Battling Dragons in Newport: Gamers Gather to Play, Slay ... And Stay All Day

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Newport, N.H. — Business owners usually have a pretty good idea of what time they’ll lock up shop on a given night. But not Paul DuBois and Reggie DuBois, brothers who own a gaming center on North Main Street. “A role-playing game has no beginning and end,” Reggie DuBois said. People don’t go …

4-H Fashion Revue Attracts 50

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Claremont — A recent 4-H fashion revue at Claremont Middle School attracted more than 50 4-H members, some of whom will go on to represent Sullivan County at a statewide 4-H event next month. About 190 friends and family members turned out to see the 4-H-ers sport their outfits — some original, some …

This Is Spring? Weather Forces High School Teams to Improvise

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The calendar says spring; the schedule says play ball. Mother Nature says fat chance. Welcome to the spring sports season in the Upper Valley — if you can call it that. Area teams on both sides of the …

It’s Good to Be the King: Raider Is Tops in D-II Girls Hoop

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Lebanon — Having one New Hampshire girls basketball player of the year is nice, but Lebanon High is starting to make a habit out of it. For the second straight winter, a Raider drew enough notice from the …

‘contessa and the cowboy’

Saturday, March 22, 2014

first “Organic Hair Spray,” Valerie Farias Newton …

Tattoo Touch-Up

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Tattoo artist Rick Bellimer, right, of Claremont, and longtime customer Erich Clough, of Sunapee, discuss what type of needles to use for a detailed color touch-up on Clough’s forearm at Rick’s Tattoo in Newport on Friday. “Either you’re …

James E. Lantz

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Newport, N.H. — James E. Lantz, 89, a citizen of Newport for the past 43 years, died suddenly and peacefully Monday evening, March 17, 2014, following a heart attack at his home on Pollards Mills Road. Mr. Lantz lived at his home with his devoted wife of 64 …

Newport School District Voters Reject Teacher Pay Raises

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Newport — Voters emphatically rejected every proposed pay increase for teachers and support staff on Tuesday’s Town Meeting ballot while also electing Shannon Howe as a write-in candidate to the Newport School Board. The proposed budget of $17.5 million, only $15,000 more than the default budget, passed easily, …

Lisa M. Scanlon

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Thornton, N.H. — Lisa M. Scanlon, 57, of Thornton, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Thursday, March 6, 2014. Born on Nov. 24, 1956, in Claremont, N.H., she was the only child of Arnold M. and Sandra Joyce (Gould) Moulton. Lisa was raised in Croydon, attending Newport …

Rams Shock Tigers

Friday, March 7, 2014

Newport — Apparently, Raymond did not read the script. While Newport High’s boys basketball team was aware the Rams have had a season that saw several of their players disciplined, the fourth-seeded Tigers still figured to be the favorite against the 13th-seeded Rams. It didn’t turn out that …

Robbie Mae Parker

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Salt Lake City, Utah — Robbie Mae Parker, The Yellow Rose of Texas, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, after complications from a fall. Born in Houston, Texas, Aug. 18, 1920, she first stepped foot outside the heat of the South when she married Dick Parker in …

Tigers Squeak Past Royals for a Third Time

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

West Canaan — It’s hard to beat an opponent three times in the same season. In Tuesday night’s NHIAA Division III girls basketball playoff opener against Mascoma, the Newport High girls basketball team made it even harder on themselves with poor free-throw shooting and turnovers. In the end, …