Monthly Archives: November 2013

Lake Sunapee Bank Robbed at Gunpoint

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Just before noon a man brandishing a black firearm held up the Lake Sunapee Bank on Hanover Street in Lebanon.  Police say the man was 6 foot tall and wore a black ski mask, jean jacket with a black hoodie

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Acworth Woman Named NH Poet Laurate

CONCORD, N.H. – New Hampshire’s Executive Council today confirmed Governor Maggie Hassan’s nomination of Alice B. Fogel of Acworth, N.H, as the next New Hampshire Poet Laureate. Fogel begins a five-year term beginning January 2014. The state’s poet laureate serves

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New Communications System Will Have Safety Feature for NMHS Students

Newport Middle and High School will see improvements made to its communications systems made this coming summer. The funds for the project are coming from a Home Land Security Grant. According to the districts Business manager, Charles Stewart, the project

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Newport School and Select Boards Meet

The Newport School and Select Boards met last night to discuss and work on common goals between the two boards. Currently, the two branches of local government are sharing costs in programming efforts which include the schools Resource officer, purchasing

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Sullivan County Employees Receive Awards

Three Sullivan County employees were honored by their peers this month at the annual banquet of the New Hampshire Association of Counties. County Accounting Clerk Dodi Violet of Newport was named employee of the year for her efforts. Claremont resident

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Andy Martin, running for GOP nomination for US Senator

           

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Sullivan County Bio Mass Getting On Line

Although some tweaking and tinkering is still needed, the Sullivan County Bio Mass plant is about ready to go on line. John Cressy, project director says the boiler was running last week, but only made steam to heat the nursing

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Newport Selectboard Says Yes to Name Change of Lily Pond

The testimony from family members and friends of Adam Pysz was emotional at the public hearing for renaming Lily Pond to Pout Pond at Newport’s Selectboard meeting on Monday. In addition to the testimony over 200 names was submitted in

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Stocker’s Work on Sarah Josepha Hale Completed

Brent Stocker and his crew finished their work on the Sarah Josepha Hale Memorial Park on Saturday with the laying of sod around the monument. Stocker has been working on the project almost daily since it began in early September

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Leigh Stocker from Summercrest was on Live and Local

Leigh Stocker of Summercrest  announced a free event co sponsored by Summercrest and Valley Regional Healthcare for friends and family of those with memory loss. The event is  Thursday, Nov. 21 from 4-5 pm. Remember that November is Alzheimer’s Awareness

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