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Welcome New Superintendent for Sunapee – Russell Holden

Russell Holden began his new position as Superintendent Sunapee School District, SAU 85 on Monday. Holden was Assistant Superintendent for the Camden/Rockport, Maine School District and previously Principal of Belmont High School and Prospect Mountain High School in Alton. Holden

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Sunapee’s New Police Boat is Ready and In the Water

After receiving two generous donations, first a boat from the Police Benevolent Association and another from a generous citizen Sunapee Police Department now has a public safety boat. The donation allowed for the boat to be equipped with a T-top,

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Sunapee Loses Icon- Captain Dave Hargbol

The Sunapee community lost an Icon on Sunday with the passing of Capt. David Hargbol of the MV Sunapee after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Hargbol was a Captain on Lake Sunapee for over 35 years and owned

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Sunapee’s New Highway Director Catches Alleged Thief

Little did Sunapee residents know when Scott Hazelton became Sunapee Highway Department Director two weeks ago, they got a crime fighter too. On May 15, just after 6 am Hazelton stopped by the Town’s gravel/storage area where he found someone

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MV Kearsage Making Grand Inaugural Sunset Cruise

Just four months after the MV Kearsarge was discovered partially submerged at her berth in Sunapee Harbor Dock, the ship is now re-floated and completely renovated. On Monday, May 27, she will take her Grand Inaugural Sunset Cruise on Lake

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Sunapee to Get Fire and Police Boats

Sunapee Selectboard held two public hearing last night. The first hearing was to see if the Town would accept a donated fire/rescue boat and the second hearing to see if the Town would accept a donated police boat. Fire Chief

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Local Election Results

Local Election Results Write-in, incumbent candidates won the night with Angie Beaulieau winning back her three year seat on the Croydon School Board as a write in against Jim Peschke. In Newport, Robert Scott resecured his offices of Newport School

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Thin Ice Alert

The Lake Sunapee Protective Association has issued a thin ice warning for Lake Sunapee. Citing reports of ice in the northern section of the lake betwwen Tilson Point and Herrick Cove is very thin. There is also thin ice between

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MV Mt. Kearsage Afloat

The MV Kearsage is back on the straight and narrow, well straight and afloat, after taking on water Thursday afternoon and sinking into Sunapee Harbor. The Fenton family 10-year owners of the dinner boat said they received a call from

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Dinner Boat Sinks in Harbor

It was a heartbreaking scene at Sunapee Harbor last night seeing the iconic dinner boat Mt.Kearsage sinking in Lake Sunapee from its slip. The dinner boat is a favorite of locals and tourists in the Sunapee area. Owner Mary Beth

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