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Sullivan County to Hold Budget Hearing

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Newport — The county commissioners’ proposed $30.4 million Sullivan County budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 will be presented at a public hearing on June 2 at the town hall in Charlestown. The proposed spending plan represents an increase of 2.2 percent, or nearly $650,000, from this year’s and increases the amount to be raised by taxes among the 15 county municipalities by 1.2 percent, or $167,000. Sullivan …

Students Graduate RVCC

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Claremont — More than 220 students and their families celebrated their educational achievements Friday evening at the 47th commencement at River Valley Community College. “The veterans, single moms, first in family to go to college, and everyone who thought they couldn’t make it, who thought this day would never come — take a …

Local Roundup: Hartford Baseball Drops First of Season

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

White River Junction — Be careful for what you wish, as the Hartford High baseball team found out Monday during a 4-2 loss to Mount Anthony. The setback was the Hurricanes’ first of the season, dropping them to 12-1, and it came with a dramatic ending that left a home fan and a …

Sunapee Town Meeting 2015 Results

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Sunapee Number of Voters: 744 Number on Checklist: 2,476 Selectboard 3 yrs: Joshua Trow Selectboard 3 yrs: John Augustine Treasurer: Alan W. Doherty Fire Engineer: Howard G. Sargent Cemetery Commissioner 3 yrs: Jeffrey S. Trow Cemetery Commissioner 2 yrs: Vacant Library Trustee 3 yrs: Jane Frawley Library Trustee 3 yrs: Tom Mickle Library Trustee 1 yr: Denise L. Bressette …

Sunapee Voters Reject Town Budget

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Sunapee — In Tuesday’s Town Meeting vote, residents defeated the $7 million town budget, rejected a request to fund some fire and police equipment and turned a Selectboard member out of office in a four-way race for two seats. Selectman Joshua Trow was re-elected with 375 votes, and …

Plenty of Points — and Rebounds — Give Sunapee State Title

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Plymouth, n.h. — The Sunapee High girls basketball team was determined not to let this one slip away. Not after what happened last year. Not after building a big early lead this time against a stubborn Colebrook team. …

David Garfield French

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Concord, N.H. — David Garfield French passed away at the age of 100 on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. He was preceded in death by his wife of 76 years, Atossa Herring, in December of 2013. He is survived by four of their five children—Atossa, Constance (d. 1946), Christopher, …

Sunapee Rallies Past Littleton to Reach Final

Monday, March 2, 2015

Holderness, n.h. — A frayed, yellow piece of polyester rope might seem like a strange thing for a basketball coach to remove from his pocket in the immediate aftermath of a pulsating playoff win, but consider the symbolism. …

Volunteer Spotlight: Bumble Bee the Labradoodle Helps Kids Learn to Read

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Sunapee — Bumble Bee sits quietly on an orange mat as Amelia Salvitti, of Sunapee, reads aloud from the Dr. Seuss book Fox in Socks . Children have been reading Dr. Seuss books for generations. What makes this …

Selectboard, School Board Candidates Square Off in Sunapee

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Voting on the Sunapee town and school warrants, including the budgets and election of officers, will be Tuesday, March 10, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Sherburne Gymnasium. Sunapee — A dispute over spending on the town budget is sparking two contested elections for the Selectboard. …

Paintball Pioneer, Ex-New London Resident, Reflects

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Forced into bankruptcy by the financial strain of lawsuits, paintball co-founder Bob Gurnsey has been removed from the industry for nearly 20 years. Now 72, the former New London resident has embarked on another business opportunity: selling original …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Answer Cavalier Challenge

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Hollis, n.h. — Hanover High girls basketball coach Dan O’Rourke believes a third meeting with archrival Lebanon — this time in next week’s NHIAA Division II state tournament — could be in the offing. Both the Marauders and …

Dellinger Admits Guilt in Fatal I-89 Crash; ‘I Wish I Could Have That Day Over Again’

Friday, February 20, 2015

North Haverhill — A Sunapee man admitted he killed a Wilder couple and their unborn child in a 2013 collision on Interstate 89 and expressed remorse for his actions, but denied that it was a suicide attempt. Robert …