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Newport Taxes Raise Hackles

Friday, October 31, 2014

Newport — The explanation by the School Board and SAU 43 Administration on why the local school tax rate will increase $1.81 per $1,000 this year did not satisfy at least one member of the Selectboard, who sharply criticized the school management during a joint meeting of the two boards Thursday night. “I’m upset. I’m saddened and I’m frustrated,” said Selectboard member Todd Fratzel, who was joined in his criticism …

Former Teacher, Bank Exec Battle for N.H. Senate Seat

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Newport — A feisty race between a retired Kearsarge Regional High School teacher and a former banking industry executive is taking place for New Hampshire’s District 8 Senate seat, with life experience and considerations such as Medicaid expansion among the issues at play. State Rep. Linda Tanner, D-Sunapee, who taught health and physical …

Sullivan Co. Candidates Face Off

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Newport —There are several contested races for county government positions on the Nov. 4 ballot, led by a race between incumbent Democratic Commissioner Jeff Barrette, who is being challenged by former commissioner Don Clarke, a Claremont Republican. Other races include register of deeds, with Republican Chaunee Baker against Democrat James Reed; register of probate, which will see incumbent Republican Diane Davis face Democrat …

Earl L. Hussey, Jr.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Earl L. Hussey, Jr., 94, a resident of Newport, N.H. and formerly of Windsor, passed away Thursday evening, July 17, 2014, at the Hanover Terrace Healthcare Center in Hanover, N.H. He was born June 1, 1920 in Worcester, Mass. the son of Earl L. and …

Earl L. Hussey, Jr.

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Earl L. Hussey, Jr., 94, a resident of Newport, N.H. and formerly of Windsor, passed away Thursday evening, July 17, 2014, at the Hanover Terrace Healthcare Center in Hanover. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be …

MacDonald, Killam Suffer Quick Elimination at N.H. Am

Friday, July 18, 2014

Goffstown, n.h. — By reaching the quarterfinals of the New Hampshire Golf Association Amateur Championship, Hanover Country Club’s Nick MacDonald and Newport Golf Club’s Michael Killam at least accomplished one thing: They succeeded in occupying what otherwise might …

Sunapee, Okemo Ski Areas Begin Lift, Trail Upgrades

Friday, July 18, 2014

Newbury, n.h. — Major ski lift upgrades planned at two area resorts will mean speedier trips up the mountain next winter in addition to new terrain and more snow-making in the future at one of them. Operators of …

Claremont Woman Convicted In Sexual Assault of Minors

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Newport — A Claremont woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault against two children who had been in her care and was sentenced to 25 years to life in New Hampshire State Prison …

Where Rubber Meets Road: Newport Begins Resurface Work on Town Track

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Newport — Weather permitting, the Newport Middle High School track will be repaved today and, in about a month, it could be open for use again. “They can’t wait for it to get done,” Newport Recreation Department director …

Donal F. Ballou

Friday, July 11, 2014

New London, N.H. — Donal F. Ballou, 87, of Bunker Road, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at his home. He was born in Lawrence, Mass. on April 5, 1927, the son of Willis and Frances (Silsby) Ballou. Donal spent his early years in Mass., moved to Annapolis, Md. …

Lebanon Juniors on the Rise Again

Monday, July 7, 2014

Lebanon — The Lebanon Post 22 junior American Legion baseball team made quick work of two foes Sunday, routing Alton, 14-4, and New London, 10-0, each in only five innings. Despite a new head coach and numerous new …

McElreavy Back Into Trenches

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Newport — The fire still burns. Larry McElreavy took his first football coaching job as an assistant to Bob Underhill at Newport High School in 1971. Forty-three years later, he is back at the place he started after …

Hartland Silver Star Recipient Reunited With Pilot He Saved

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Newport — Before Wednesday, the last time Mark Abel and George Scott saw each other was in a hospital in Saigon, where they were being treated for the injuries they had suffered after their helicopter was shot down …