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Newport Captains Ken Carleton, left, and Dave McCrillis leave the roof of a home in Newport, N.H., after preventing a chimney fire from spreading to the attic on March 24, 2015. 
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No Injuries in Chimney Fire

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Newport — Heat and flames from a wood stove chimney ignited a wall in one of the oldest homes in Newport on Tuesday, causing extensive damage. Newport Fire Chief Wayne Conroy said the chimney inside the 33 Unity Road home, which dates back to 1770, had a 6-inch hole in its side, likely from deterioration over the years. “We are …

New Outlet for Youth Football

Monday, March 23, 2015

A new regional youth football program is coming to the Upper Valley. Founded by Grantham resident Dave Daigneault, the Upper Valley Hawks will be the 15th member of the New Hampshire Pop Warmer League beginning this fall. Fielding up to six teams aged 5-14, the Hawks will practice at the Grantham Parks and …

Family Files Suit in I-89 Crash

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

North Haverhill — The day after Sunapee resident Robert Dellinger pleaded guilty to two counts of negligent homicide in connection with an Interstate 89 collision that killed a Wilder couple, the estate of one of the victims filed a lawsuit against him. The estate of Amanda Murphy, who was eight months pregnant when she was killed in the December 2013 crash, sued Dellinger …

Grandparents Brag: Jan. 11, 2015

Sunday, January 11, 2015

BUTLER — A grandson, Quentin Charles Butler, born on Dec. 29, 2014, to paternal grandparents Sue and Mike Butler, of Sunapee. …

Lebanon Workshop to Address Resiliency and Climate Change

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Lebanon — A free workshop next month aims to help local businesses prepare for increasingly severe and unpredictable weather events brought on by climate change. The business continuity workshop is set for Feb. 3, from 7-11 a.m., at Hypertherm, 71 Heater Road, Lebanon. It’s coordinated by the Upper …

Lakers Get It Together

Friday, January 9, 2015

Sunapee — Sunapee High boys basketball coach Ed Tenney said coaches have told him they wouldn’t want his Lakers in their bracket come tournament time. That may seem strange, considering the Lakers lost their first four games this …

Lights! Camera! Racing! Colby-Sawyer Grads Chronicle Grueling Endurance Race

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Growing up in Middlebury, Vt., Michael Mooney had never heard of the Vermont 100 endurance race. Once he got there, he couldn’t get away. Fascinated after joining his good friend, Zak Wieluns, for support during Wieluns’ running of …

Newport Outpaces Stevens

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Newport — Two freshmen led the scoring for the Newport High girls basketball team on Monday night as the Tigers had no trouble with Stevens, winning 50-20 in an NHIAA Division III game at Wheeler Gym. Ninth-graders Alexis …

Devastating Sunapee Blaze, Bridgewater Chimney Fire Latest in Rash of Winter Fires

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Sunapee — A fast-moving fire destroyed a single-family home on Bradford Road early Monday evening. The home’s residents were away at the time of the fire, but Sunapee Fire Chief Dan Ruggles believes a dog inside the home …

Owner Hopes to Rebuild Georges Mills Jake’s Market Location

Monday, January 5, 2015

Georges Mills — A fire early Sunday morning gutted the Jake’s Market on Route 11, drawing firefighters from five different departments. No one was hurt, since the combination convenience store and gas station had closed long before 12:23 …

Local Roundup: Lebanon Girls Basketball Closes Strong at Tourney

Monday, December 29, 2014

Manchester — The inside-outside combination of Kendra MacDonald and Vanessa Fleury helped send the Lebanon High girls basketball team home from the three-day Manchester Central Holiday Tournament on Sunday with a 60-49 win over Manchester Memorial, the undefeated …

Local Roundup: Hanover Hockey Wins With Defense

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Manchester — Two players who didn’t show up on the scoresheet played big roles as the Hanover High boys hockey team gained its first win of the season in a 2-0 shutout of Goffstown to open the Bauer …

Bail Denied for Sunapee Man Accused in Fatal Crash

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

North Haverhill — A judge has denied a bail request for the Sunapee man accused in a collision that killed an expectant Wilder couple in December 2013. Lawyers for Robert J. Dellinger, who has pleaded not guilty to charges including second-degree murder resulting from the Interstate 89 crash, …