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Newport Seeking Potential Buyers Of Lil’ Red Baron

Friday, November 27, 2015

Newport — The town of Newport is looking to see if there is any interest in someone buying the shuttered Lil’ Red Baron restaurant building, which is located next to the airport and has been closed since January. “Request for expression of interest” will provide information to the town on how it could proceed in selling the building and 1-acre parcel. The Lil’ Red Baron operated for about 10 years, …

Professor Faces Federal Child Porn Charge

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Newport — Charges against a Dartmouth College professor accused of possessing child pornography in his Plainfield home have now been filed in federal court. J. Martin Favor, 49, pleaded not guilty to a felony count of possessing child pornography in U.S. District Court in Concord last week, two weeks after he was indicted by a federal grand jury on the charge. Favor first …

Gerald “Clate” C. Parrotto

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Newport, N.H. — Gerald “Clate” “Jerry” C. Parrotto, 70, of Springfield Road, died Friday, Nov. 20, 2015 at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. surrounded by family. He was born in Newport on May 31, 1945, the son of Armand Parrotto and Cora (Roberts) Thornton. He attended Stevens High School in Claremont and served in the U.S. Army as a tank operator stationed …

County to Boost Web Feed

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Unity — Later this fall, the county hopes to have resolved the problems it is having with interruptions of the video arraignments at district court involving suspects being held at the House of Corrections in Unity. Last week, the Claremont City Council voted to allow the county to …

Local Roundup: Hartford Girls Soccer Ascends Cosmos

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

White River Junction — Jeff Acker isn’t sure if Monday’s game against Springfield finished with the Hurricanes’ first four-point game under his decade-long tenure. If not, it’s certainly one of very few. Acker’s girls soccer team exploded offensively …

Newport Dismantles Campbell in Title Game Rematch

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Newport — Revenge 10 months in the making was served early and often by the Newport High football team Saturday. The Tigers, who lost last season’s NHIAA Division III title game to Campbell by 14 points, stampeded past …

Richard Velte, Jr.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Newport, N.H. — A burial for Richard Velte, Jr., who died on July 23, will be held on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015, at 2 p.m. at the Fairlee Village Cemetery in Fairlee, Vt. with Donna Leslie officiating. …

Driver Named in Fatal Claremont Crash

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Claremont — A 23-year-old Claremont resident was driving the van that struck and killed a Claremont woman and injured a Newport man on Friday night, according to a police news release issued Wednesday. Aaron Moeller, 23, was driving northbound on Charlestown Road, also known as Route 12, when …

Man Pleads Guilty to Shaking Baby

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Newport — A Sullivan County man on Tuesday was sentenced to seven to 15 years in state prison after pleading guilty to shaking his 5-month-old son because the infant wouldn’t stop crying while the man was playing video games. Jerry Carrier, 26, pleaded guilty to a felony charge …

Tigers Roaring for More: Newport Football Blanks Mascoma in Opener

Sunday, September 6, 2015

West Canaan — During halftime of Saturday’s NHIAA Division III football game between Mascoma High and visiting Newport, Royals assistant coach Rick Simula and a couple of students mixed up a large cooler of blue Gatorade. Simula, however, …

A Hot Topic: VPA’s Heat Policy Takes Toll on Fall Sports

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Hartford High School Athletic Director Joe James noticed the late summer sun shining down on his school’s soccer field Wednesday afternoon, not long before a scheduled Hartford-Woodstock girls match . By all accounts, it was perfect weather for …

Local Roundup: Hanover, Concord Boys Soccer Deadlock

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Concord — Hanover’s Griffin Johnson was inches away from ending the game in double overtime, but the crossbar answered his header in the box in what proved to be the best last chance of the Marauders’ 2-2 double-overtime boys soccer draw with Concord on Tuesday. Hanover senior captain …

A Life: Willard M. Hathaway, 1928 — 2014; ‘Always Interested in Doing Things, in Keeping Busy’

Monday, August 31, 2015

Unity — In his nearly 86 years, it seems Willard Hathaway knew little else but hard work. Some may curse a life of toil, but for Hathaway it was his greatest blessing and joy after his wife and …