NEWPORT — Although she’s only a Junior at Newport High School, Natasha Whipple, 16, has several future goals mapped out including college and she got a financial boost Friday night by being chosen Queen of the 103rd Newport Winter Carnival. Read more
NEWPORT — The Sullivan County Board of Commissioners is accepting grant applications for Fiscal Year 2020 from charitable non-profit organizations that provide services to the entire county, who are seeking public funding to support the delivery of those services to County residents. Read more
NEWPORT — Ahoy, me Hearties! Shiver me timbers! It’s time to batten down the hatches and get the poop deck in shipshape order for the Newport Senior Centers Winter Carnival Breakfast Buffet from 8-10 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10,. All of the volunteer crew is putting the ole heave ho into prepari… Read more
New Hampshire News
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — An education initiative being pushed by New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu would incentivize learning outside the classroom.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Members of New Hampshire's Democratic congressional delegation are against President Donald Trump's decision to use billions of dollars from federal military construction and counterdrug efforts to pay for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The Democratic-led New Hampshire Senate passed a paid family medical leave bill Thursday, further setting up a showdown with a competing plan promoted by Republican Gov. Chris Sununu.
ALTON, N.H. (AP) — Rescue workers are warning hikers to have appropriate traction devices to stay safe following a pair of rescues on New Hampshire's Mount Major.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Among those trying to win the Daytona 500 this year are a Florida watermelon farmer, a short-track champion from New England, a television a… Read more
On that frantic morning, TK Huff was calm. The 71-year-old amputee sat in his wheelchair, pointing a garden hose at what quickly became the deadliest wildfire in California history.
DETROIT (AP) — Sometimes, on a bad night, Brad Strong wakes at 2 a.m. and can't get back to sleep. The insomnia isn't about his family or money or health. It's about tariffs.
CHICAGO (AP) — The investigation into "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett's account of being beaten in a racist, anti-gay attack took another turn Friday when Chicago police said two men who had been questioned about the attack had been arrested on suspicion of a crime.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress lopsidedly approved a border security compromise Thursday that would avert a second painful government shutdown, but a new confrontation was ignited — this time over President Donald Trump's plan to bypass lawmakers and declare a national emergency to siphon billio…
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The main suspect in the theft of royal funeral artifacts from a Swedish cathedral confessed Friday to stealing them after his DNA was found on the items that were pulled out last week from a garbage bin north of Stockholm.
PARIS (AP) — A gay French writer has lifted the lid on what he calls one of the world's largest gay communities, the Vatican, estimating that most of its prelates are homosexually inclined and attributing much of the current crisis in the Catholic Church to an internal struggle.
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May suffered an embarrassing defeat by lawmakers Thursday in a vote that left her bid to secure a European Union divorce deal stuck between an intransigent EU and a resistant U.K. Parliament — with Brexit just six weeks away.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — At an extraordinary moment in Pentagon history, a former business executive with little political stature and without military experience is making his international debut as the acting U.S. secretary of defense.
BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State group militants cornered in their last foothold in eastern Syria fought back with suicide car bombs, snipers and booby traps Monday, slowing Kurdish fighters advancing under the cover of U.S.-led coalition airstrikes, Kurdish news agencies and a Syrian war monitor said.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A fire early Friday swept through the sleeping quarters of an academy for Brazil's popular professional soccer club Flamengo, killing 10 people and injuring three, most likely teenage players, authorities said.
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A lawyer for suspects in two separate attacks in Tunisia that killed some 60 people, mainly tourists, offered condolences to the victims' families Friday.
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's chaotic politics took two astonishing turns Friday when the sister of the king made a historic bid to become prime minister, only to have him shut down her effort as "inappropriate" because it violated tradition and the constitution, which keep the monarchy from get…
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis has for the first time publicly acknowledged the scandal of priests and bishops sexually abusing nuns and says he is committed to doing more to fight the problem.
PARIS (AP) — Paris' deadliest fire in over a decade killed at least 10 people Tuesday as flames engulfed a nine-story apartment building, sending residents to the roof and clambering across balconies to escape.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defiant in the face of a stinging budget defeat, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency Friday to get more federal dollars for his long-promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, relying on a broad interpretation of his powers that was certain to trigger stiff l…
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency at the southern border while acknowledging that rapid construction of a wall is not a necessity, but rather his preference. In justifying the extraordinary step, he brushed aside his administration's conclusions…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said in an interview that aired Thursday that he moved quickly after his boss was fired to protect an investigation into President Donald Trump's potential ties to Russia and prevent it from being shut down in case he, too, was dismissed.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to turn the debate over a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border back to his political advantage as his signature pledge to American voters threatens to become a model of unfulfilled promises.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Politically freighted border security negotiations are teetering just days before a potential new government shutdown. The turmoil is testing the changed balance of power in Washington, with lawmakers engaged in a sparring match over immigration policy that is challenging t…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker said on Friday that he has "not interfered in any way" in the special counsel's Russia investigation as he faced a contentious and partisan congressional hearing in his waning days on the job.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional bargainers traded offers and worked toward a border security compromise Friday that would avert a fresh federal shutdown and resolve a clash with President Donald Trump that has dominated the opening weeks of divided government.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has long railed against immigration as a scourge on the economy and national security. He's committed his administration to starting construction on a wall along the Mexican border to stop illegal immigration and asylum seekers, yet he reversed his pa…
The Academy Awards are just over a week away. There are many good films vying for an Oscar for best picture. Last week I reviewed one such film, “The Favourite.” This week I'll review another, one that has gone from being an underdog to being one of the favorites to win best picture, “Green Book.” Read more
Art can inspire. Cinema can inspire, but few things in life are more inspirational than people. There are many types of true stories that get turned into films or even books and there is one kind that stands above the rest. The inspirational true story is one of the best. Read more
Ten people, one room. All 10 people scrambling to find the clues hidden in the locked room and working together to use those clues to accomplish our mission and free ourselves. This was my escape room experience at the Escape Factory owned by Nicholas Koloski in Claremont. Read more