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County manager appointed as Born to Run 5K honorary chair &nbsp

CLAREMONT — TLC Family Resource Center has announced the selection of Sullivan County Manager Jessie Levine as the Honorary Chair of the 6th annual Born to Run 5K, which will take place on Oct. More...

$680K bequest to benefit new Newport Health Center &nbsp

NEW LONDON — A $680,000 bequest from the estate of former New London resident Patricia Kelsey has been applied to the current $2.2 million Building for Health capital campaign of New London Hospital (NLH). More...

Drop-off and pick-up of students at Richards to have new routine &nbsp

NEWPORT — Richards Elementary School will be using a new procedure in the upcoming school year for the drop off and pick up of students riding to and from school with their parents, guardians, or other adults approved by parents or guardians to trans More...

Opinion

Travel advice for the Islamo-fraidycat set &nbsp

On Aug. 18, three siblings boarded an EasyJet flight at London's Stansted airport. Maryam, Sakina and Ali Dharas were en route to Italy for a holiday. But before the flight could take off, they were asked to debark for questioning by police. More...

Americans affirm voter ID laws &nbsp

If photo ID laws are the bane to minority voting rights that leftists and assorted federal judges claim, you’d expect the public to agree. More...

The Sane Candidate: Which representatives will end the endless wars? &nbsp

"You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake," said Jeannette Rankin, the first woman elected to Congress.   More...

Lifestyles

Bramblings &nbsp

Back to school

Every year as a kid, I felt a certain weird combination of anticipation and melancholy as the school year started. We never started classes until after Labor Day, and it always felt like the end of summer, creating my sense of despair.   More...

Book Nook &nbsp

‘Dog Medicine: How My Dog Saved Me from Myself’ by Julie Barton

The doctor said you need a prescription. More...

Special Sections

Artist presents mural idea to historic district commission &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Historic District Commission members say they like the idea of a detachable exterior mural at 40 Union St., but want more details and drawings before they sign off on it. More...

Author to describe 'daring rescue' at sea &nbsp

Disney motion picture released based on the book

SPRINGFIELD — New York Times best-selling author and Vermont Humanities Council speaker Michael Tougias will visit Springfield next week to present the true tale from his book, “The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. More...

Sports

Stevens squads split openers &nbsp

CLAREMONT — You could sense something big was going to happen despite the fact the Stevens girls couldn't quite find the net early in Friday's season opener. More...

Sunapee Fall Sports Preview &nbsp

Boys soccer More...

Green Mountain Fall Sports Preview &nbsp

Boys Soccer More...

Community

Charlestown Senior Center news &nbsp

What a wonderful, fun day Saturday, Aug. 20 was at the senior center! Our “Raise the Roof” fundraiser took place. The first event was the High Tea and comedy plays, starting at 1 p.m. and it was well-attended and enjoyed. More...

Newport Senior Center news &nbsp

It is hard to believe August is almost over and Labor Day is just around the corner. More...

Springfield Senior Center news &nbsp

The floors in our Recreation Room have been refinished and are ready for lots of fun classes and activities during this upcoming fall season. More...

Obituaries

Dr. William H. Horn &nbsp

NORTH ADAMS, Mass.  — Dr. William Howard Horn passed away Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, with family members in attendance, following complications from a fall. He was 98. More...

Frances P. Way &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Frances P. Way, 81, of Claremont, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, after a long and courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by her loving family. More...

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