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Community Alliance Transportation Services volunteer Pat Moody, right, drives Jessica Bunnell to an appointment. Moody has volunteered with the Newport-based organization for two years. Community Alliance Transportation Services provides rides to residents of Sullivan County for medical appointments, to buy food and to access other critical services. Volunteers are needed year-round and seasonally and receive non-taxable reimbursement for all miles driven, additional liability insurance coverage for their vehicle, access to free driver training courses and potential vehicle insurance discounts. Volunteers must own a vehicle, have a safe driving record and car insurance, and a clean background check. For more information, call Pam Joslin at 603-863-0003 or 877-418-0118 or email pjoslin@communityalliance.net. (Courtesy photograph)

Community Alliance Transportation Services Seeks Volunteer Drivers

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Community Alliance Transportation Services volunteer Pat Moody drives Jessica Bunnell to an appointment. Moody has volunteered with the Newport-based organization for two years. Community Alliance Transportation Services provides rides to residents of Sullivan County for medical appointments, to buy food and to access other critical services. Volunteers are needed year-round and seasonally and receive non-taxable reimbursement for all miles driven, …

John Marshall Friedman

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Southern Pines, N.C. — John Marshall Friedman, or Marshall as he was known to family and friends, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at the age of 83 after decades of valiantly battling cancer. Marshall was the owner of Dartmouth Motor Sales in Newport, N.H. for 36 years, a Washington, D.C. real estate agent in his younger years, and a real …

Robarge Trial: Wife’s Blood Found on Husband

Friday, January 30, 2015

Newport — Much of the blood found inside the Robarge family’s Charlestown home belonged to Kelly Robarge, an expert witness said Thursday as the murder trial of James Robarge continued in Sullivan County Superior Court. Katie Swango, a criminalist with the New Hampshire State Police Forensic Laboratory, also told jurors that another man’s blood was found in the home’s foyer, where the majority …

Democrats Sweep Claremont

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Although House Democratic candidates swept Claremont, it appeared Republicans gained a seat in the county delegation with wins in Newport and Charlestown. In Claremont, the largest community in the county, state Rep. John Cloutier, D-Claremont, was re-elected to his 12th two-year term in the Legislature Tuesday, defeating state …

Little Leads for N.H. District 8 Seat

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Newport — A former bank industry executive who ran as a moderate Republican was holding a lead in the vacant Senate District 8 seat Tuesday over a Sunapee Democrat who was a longtime teacher at Kearsarge Regional High School. Weare Republican Jerry Little, a ninth-generation New Hampshire native, …

Willard Munson Hathaway

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Unity, N.H. — Willard Munson Hathaway passed from this world on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, in the same manner he arrived, at a family farm surrounded by those who loved and admired him. Willard’s life began on Dec. 30, 1928. He was welcomed by his mother Josephine at …

Prep Time for Mascoma Football

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Above: Mascoma quarterback Aiden O’Connell practices a play during the football team’s practice in West Canaan on Tuesday. Mascoma will face Newport in the New Hampshire Division III quarterfinals on Saturday. Left: Mascoma coach Les Lawrence explains a …

Ernest E. Garceau

Monday, November 3, 2014

Newport, N.H. — Ernest E. Garceau, 93, of Newport and previously Claremont died on Thursday morning, Oct. 30, 2014, from lung cancer at the Elm Wood Center in Claremont. He was born in Manchester, N.H. on May 6, 1921, the son of Eugene and Octavia (Bourgeois) Garceau. He …

On The Political Map: Brown, Shaheen Visit Sullivan County

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Newport — Sullivan County was ground zero Friday for the hotly contested Senate race between Democratic incumbent Jeanne Shaheen and Republican challenger Scott Brown, one day after Brown’s response to a question about the county became the news …

At the Hospitals: Nov. 2, 2014

Sunday, November 2, 2014

D-H Auxiliary Provides $181,170 in Grants Lebanon — The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Auxiliary, the Auxiliary Grants Committee and the Volunteer Services Office have announced the award of $181,170 in grants throughout Dartmouth-Hitchcock. This year, volunteers gave more than 60,104 hours, …

City Auto RV Superstore in Newport Closing Sales Operation

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Newport — After nearly more than 80 years in business, City Auto RV Superstore on McDonough Road and Route 11-103 near the Claremont line, will be closing its doors sometime in 2015, the owner announced recently. “I’m going to go back to my passion,” said Sara Burbee, who …

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 …

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 …