Safety tips for Halloween in Claremont &nbsp

Claremont Police Chief Alexander Scott is recommending that trick-or-treating be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31 in Claremont. The Claremont Parks and Recreation Department will again be hosting a Hallowesta celebration from 3 to 5 p.m. More...

Posted 10/24/2016 06:26 PM

Vendors, artists needed for Local Arts Fair in Claremont &nbsp

CLAREMONT — The 6th Annual Local Arts Fair (a part of NH Open Doors) will be presented by West Claremont Center for Music and the Arts and Claremont Parks and Recreation at the Claremont Savings Bank Community Center, 152 South St., in Claremont held More...

Posted 10/24/2016 07:05 PM

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Oct. 16 12:50 a.m. — Arrest made for disobeying a police officer, driving while intoxicated, driving after revocation or suspension, open container and acts prohibited (controlled drug act). 7:15 a.m. More...

Posted 10/24/2016 02:03 PM

Bank of NH offers 12 tips to protect your mobile device from hackers &nbsp

The number of attacks on mobile devices is growing due to the increased popularity of mobile banking. According to a report by the Federal Reserve, 53 percent of all smartphone users say they have used mobile banking in the past 12 months.  More...

Posted 10/24/2016 08:27 PM

Fugitive of the Week: Ashley Patten &nbsp

Ashley Patten, 29, is wanted for failing to appear in court.Patten pleaded guilty on Sept. 8, 2014 to a misdemeanor charge of theft by unauthorized taking in Sullivan Count Superior Court. More...

Posted 10/23/2016 01:12 PM

NHDES urges public to conserve water &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. — On Thursday, Oct. 20, the New Hampshire Drought Management Team (DMT) coordinated by the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES),  met to discuss current drought conditions. More...

Posted 10/21/2016 08:18 PM

Sunapee resident raises $7,000 for CHaD &nbsp

SUNAPEE — Renee Brandon of Sunapee raised $7,000 for Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD) through her senior project, the “Bold for Gold” 5K Race, which was held in September. More...

Posted 10/21/2016 07:27 PM

New taxi service opens in Claremont &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Claremont Best Taxi rolled into service last week with an offering of two late-model vehicles, high-tech metering capability, and “a little bit of class.” More...

Posted 10/21/2016 02:13 AM

Program eases transition between high school and college &nbsp

CLAREMONT — An evolving program at River Valley Community College (RVCC) allows New Hampshire high school students to experience the rigors of college life and academics before receiving their diplomas.    More...

Posted 10/20/2016 06:50 PM

Army jazz ensemble returns to Claremont &nbsp

CLAREMONT — The U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors will visit Claremont once again on the first weekend in September for a free concert to show support for the men and women in the armed forces. More...

Posted 10/19/2016 07:01 PM

Bellows Falls police officer assaulted while making arrest &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — A Bellows Falls police officer was assaulted while responding to an argument on Reece Circle on Tuesday, Oct. 18. More...

Posted 10/19/2016 12:40 PM

Students utilize state park as 'outdoor classroom' &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — The fifth grade students at Union Street School are undertaking a year-long project to explore, examine and learn about Muckross State Park, located off Paddock Road in Springfield. More...

Posted 10/19/2016 04:02 PM

Fox named DAR Good Citizen for BFUHS &nbsp

 It is a pleasure to announce that Ali Fox has been named the Daughters of the American Revolution 2016-2017 Good Citizen for Bellows Falls Union High School. Ali, a senior, is the daughter of Gary and Jackie Fox of Bellows Falls. More...

Posted 10/18/2016 07:20 PM

Springfield Elks present dictionaries to students &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD —  Annually, the Springfield Elks Lodge #1560 donates dictionaries to all third graders at Union Street School in Springfield. This year, they gave out 89 dictionaries to the students to keep for their own use, at school or at home. More...

Posted 10/18/2016 02:37 PM

Bank of NH launches annual food drive &nbsp

CLAREMONT — The holiday season is growing near and local food pantry shelves are in need. Help feed your community to ensure that every family gets to enjoy the season of giving. More...

Posted 10/17/2016 07:41 PM

Hicks is Elks BFUHS Student of the Month for September &nbsp

It is a pleasure to announce that Murphy Hicks has been chosen the Bellows Falls Union High School September Elks Student o More...

Posted 10/17/2016 07:01 PM

Vermont Apple Festival was a huge success &nbsp

Thanks to everyone who helped to make the Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce’s 34th Annual Vermont Apple Festival such a great success! More...

Posted 10/17/2016 07:24 PM

Fugitive of the Week: Jessica Ellis &nbsp

Jessica Ellis, 28, is wanted for allegedly violating the terms of her probation.Ellis was indicted by the Sullivan County Grand Jury on Feb. 19, 2014 on two counts of sale of heroin. More...

Posted 10/16/2016 06:56 PM

Claremont man arrested on sexual assault charges &nbsp

A Claremont man was arrested Wednesday, Oct. 12, on sexual assault charges. More...

Posted 10/14/2016 01:40 PM

Police: Clinton campaign signs being defaced &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Police are warning the public to be respectful of political advertising following reports that at least six Hillary Clinton campaign signs were vandalized or removed from public property. More...

Posted 10/14/2016 07:21 PM

2nd annual Howl O' Ween dog walk benefits humane society &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — The 2nd annual Howl O’ Ween Dog Walk will be happening on Saturday Oct. 29 on the Toonerville Trail in Springfield at 2 p.m. (rain date Sunday, Oct. 30). More...

Posted 10/14/2016 04:33 PM

Businesses team up to give gift of warm feet &nbsp

WEST LEBANON — The sun was just peeking over the buildings in West Lebanon as teacher Christina Joanis led 16 kindergarten students and several volunteers down the entrance road toward West Lebanon Feed and Supply. More...

Posted 10/14/2016 02:14 AM

'Cooking Matters' dates announced &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — Springfield Area Parent Child Center is pleased to announce a new program, “Cooking Matters.” The six-week hands-on cooking and nutrition course will be offered free of charge at the Springfield Area Parent Child Center with classes beg More...

Posted 10/12/2016 05:50 PM

Black bear program fundraiser for Women of Walpole &nbsp

WALPOLE — The Women of Walpole, a service club, will present nationally renowned black bear expert Ben Kilham for a multimedia presentation, "The Social Black Bear: What Bears Have Taught Me about Being Human," at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. More...

Posted 10/12/2016 04:39 PM

Chili contest a winning event in Saxtons River &nbsp

SAXTONS RIVER — Rainy weather did not keep a crowd away from the Saxtons River Rec area annual chili contest Saturday, Oct. More...

Posted 10/24/2016 07:08 PM

Claremont Christian Academy honors &nbsp

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Posted 10/24/2016 06:54 PM

Reprisal DAR participates in DAR Day of Service &nbsp

NEWPORT —  Saturday, Oct. More...

Posted 10/24/2016 07:45 PM

Sullivan County Property Transfers

NEWPORT – The following property transfers were recorded at the office of the Sullivan County Registry of Deeds during the week ending Oct. More...

Posted 10/23/2016 06:51 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Oct. 16 11:35 a.m. — Engine 1 responded to Main Street for a traffic accident. 4:36 p.m. — Engine 1 responded to Slab City Road for power lines down. 9:22 p.m. More...

Posted 10/23/2016 12:42 PM

Suspect in wrong-way crashes moved from hospital to prison &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD (AP) — The Vermont man charged with driving the wrong way on an interstate and killing five teenagers and injuring several other people in a series of crashes has been moved from a hospital to prison. More...

Posted 10/21/2016 07:48 PM

The Woods perform Lincoln program in Unity &nbsp

UNITY —The Unity Historical Society presents Claremont residents Steve and Sharon Wood as “Abraham and Mary Lincoln: The Long and the Short of It,” at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23 at the Unity Town Hall. Admission is free and refreshments are available. More...

Posted 10/21/2016 05:56 PM

Army jazz ensemble returns to Claremont &nbsp

CLAREMONT — The U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors will visit Claremont once again on the first weekend in September for a free concert to show support for the men and women in the armed forces. More...

Posted 10/20/2016 01:39 PM

No disturbances a year after Planned Parenthood vandalism &nbsp

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Posted 10/20/2016 02:00 PM

Chili cook-off to benefit New London nonprofits &nbsp

NEW LONDON — The New London Historical Society is teaming up with a local media outlet to hold the 2016 Chili Cook-off as a benefit fundraiser for 13 area nonprofits. More...

Posted 10/19/2016 06:35 PM

Town seeking grant funding for $400K culvert project &nbsp

CHESTER — The Town of Chester is going to be applying for a federal grant to address stormwater issues with a culvert on Popple Dungeon. The town held a public hearing regarding the application prior to the Oct. 5 selectboard meeting. More...

Posted 10/19/2016 03:51 PM

Newport tax rate up 6 cents &nbsp

NEWPORT — The total town tax rate for Newport has been set at $29.31, an increase of 6 cents from last year’s total tax rate of $29.25. More...

Posted 10/18/2016 08:05 PM

Truck driver falls asleep, crashes into guardrail on Interstate 89 &nbsp

GRANTHAM — This morning a commercial truck transporting lumber and scaffoldings crashed into the guardrail on Interstate 89 in Grantham after the truck driver fell asleep.Both lanes of travel were obstructed by the vehicle, a white Hino flatbed, whic More...

Posted 10/18/2016 08:59 PM

NH Drug Take Back Day held Oct. 22 &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. —  On Saturday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. More...

Posted 10/18/2016 03:45 PM

Bank of NH offers 5 ways to protect your small business from account fraud &nbsp

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Cybercriminals are targeting small businesses with increasingly sophisticated attacks. More...

Posted 10/18/2016 06:21 PM

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Oct. 9  12:14 a.m. — Caller reported suspicious activity on Bradford Road. 8:23 a.m. — Caller reported stray dogs on Cornish Turnpike Road. 9:36 a.m. More...

Posted 10/17/2016 06:04 PM

Savings Bank of Walpole employees help build school playground

WALPOLE — Savings Bank of Walpole employees from the bank’s North Meadow Plaza branch in Walpole recently took some time out of the workday and headed to the schoolyard to join the Walpole Playground Project in building a new playground for Walpole P More...

Posted 10/17/2016 06:53 PM

Medicare workshop dates announced &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Medicare can be confusing. Becky Rostron, the Medicare specialist at Sullivan County ServiceLink Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC), can help you understand your Medicare options. More...

Posted 10/17/2016 06:59 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Oct. 9 11:56 a.m. — Engine 1 responded to Sullivan Street to assist the ambulance.   More...

Posted 10/16/2016 04:59 PM

City calls for voluntary water conservation &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Due to statewide drought conditions, the city Department of Public Works is asking Claremont residents to voluntarily restrict the amount of water they are using.A notice sent out by DPW Director Scott Sweet on Saturday, Oct. More...

Posted 10/15/2016 04:37 PM

Has your child entered our Spooktacular Halloween Coloring Contest yet? &nbsp

Has your pint-sized Picasso entered our Halloween Coloring Contest yet? There's still time to get your entry in! Look for the half-page ad in the Eagle Times. More...

Posted 10/14/2016 07:20 PM

Bridge to close 1 week for repairs &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — The New Hampshire Route 11 bridge over the Connecticut River between Charlestown and Springfield will be closed to traffic for five days from Monday, Oct. 24 through Friday Oct. More...

Posted 10/14/2016 05:30 PM

VRH fundraisers benefit primary care for children &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Valley Regional Healthcare has focused three major fundraisers on increasing access to primary care for children in its service area. More...

Posted 10/14/2016 04:27 PM

Sullivan County Property Transfers &nbsp

NEWPORT — The following property transfers were recorded at the office of the Sullivan County Registry of Deeds during the week ending Oct. 8:    More...

Posted 10/13/2016 05:41 PM

Officers recognized for community involvement &nbsp

NEWPORT — New Hampshire’s 57 McDonald’s restaurants spearheaded a statewide fundraising effort on Thursday, Oct. 5 to raise $50,000 for the New Hampshire Association of Chiefs of Police. More...

Posted 10/13/2016 05:29 PM

O'Brien to offer fall watercolor workshop &nbsp

SAXTONS RIVER — Award-winning watercolor artist Robert O’Brien will offer a one-day workshop on painting the vibrant colors of New England’s fall at Main Street Arts from 9:30 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22. More...

Posted 10/12/2016 05:06 PM