Claremont

Bettyann Abbott

Friday, February 27, 2015

Claremont, N.H. — Bettyann Abbott of Pine Hill Mobile Home Park, Claremont, age 80, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center after a brief illness. She was the daughter of Horace and Hazel Cheever of Cornish, N.H. and has one brother, Eugene Cheever of Oregon. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, George L. Abbott; her daughter, Susan Benware and her husband, Allan of Davenport, Fla., her daughter, Ann Rogers and her husband, Bruce of Plainfield, N.H. and daughter, Lisa Wallace and her husband, Barry of Lebanon, N.H. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Aaron Benware and his wife, Sarah, Jason Benware and his wife, Jessica, Greg Rogers …

School Background Check Bill Advances

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Claremont — A bill that would provide school officials with more information about a prospective employee’s criminal background could be voted on by the full House as soon as next week. The House Education Committee unanimously passed HB346 on Friday. The bill would require the disclosure of an applicant’s entire criminal history, instead of just certain felony-level offenses. The legislation was spurred by …

Claremont Native Set to Take His Rowing International

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Claremont — At a Claremont Middle School football game several years ago, there was an unusual sight on the field — there were two 13-year-old ends on the same team that were well over 6 feet tall and could play very well. They still are playing well, but the sport has changed. Kaleb …

At the Hospitals: Feb. 22, 2015

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Valley Regional Hospital Named to Harvard Pilgrim 2014 Honor Roll Claremont — Valley Regional Hospital was recently named to Harvard Pilgrim Health Care’s seventh annual Hospital Honor Roll. The 2014 Honor Roll recognizes adult acute care hospitals scoring …

Seven in Running for Three Seats on Claremont School Board

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Voting on the school warrant is Tuesday, March 10, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Ward I and II vote at the Claremont Middle School and Ward III at Disnardy Elementary School. Claremont — Voters will have seven …

Wheelabrator: Online Auction Notice for Incinerator Was Posted in Error

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Claremont — The Wheelabrator incinerator on Grissom Lane, which has been closed since 2013, was listed — briefly — online for auction last week, but the company said the listing should not have appeared and it was removed on Friday “ The recent announcement by auctioneer Stuart B. …

Claremont Group Conducts Survey

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Claremont — The recently formed Claremont Citizens Group is asking residents to complete a 10-question online survey about how the city communicates information to its residents. The survey asks how respondents would like to receive information and from which city departments, what information is either not available or …

State Crown Eludes Stevens Bowling

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Manchester — In pursuit of a rare state championship, the Stevens High School bowling team saw a two-games-to-none lead in the semifinals get swallowed up by Rochester’s Spaulding High in the NHIAA state tournament Saturday at Spare Time Lanes. Stevens entered the tourney as the top seed as …

Erma Pauline Sanders

Friday, February 20, 2015

Richmond, Va. — Erma Pauline Sanders died on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, of pancreatic cancer. She was born on March 22, 1931 in Reading, Pa. to William and Valeria Ege. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Robert; her daughter, Lorie Armstrong and husband, Gary; her …

Arthur Robert Dion

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Acworth, N.H. — Arthur Robert Dion, 79, of Acworth, died on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, at Valley Regional Hospital in Claremont. He was born on Sept. 19, 1935 in Claremont, N.H., the son of Arthur H. and Gertrude H. (Goyette) Dion. Arthur was a veteran of the United …

Fire Chief Urges Upkeep of Wood Stoves After Blaze Guts Unity Home

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Unity — Heat from a wood stove chimney ignited the walls of a rustic home on Quaker City Road on Monday morning. Unity Fire Chief Bruce Baker said aging pine planks that dried out over time likely combusted, …

Engagement: Raymond — Ryerson

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Claremont — Kaitlyn Brooke Raymond and Jason Allen Ryerson have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jodie Raymond, of Claremont, and Jeffrey Raymond, of Charlestown. Kaitlyn graduated from Stevens High School and Champlain College. She …

Hanover Street School Has New Principal

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Lebanon — A former Lebanon Middle School teacher with strong ties to the community will return to SAU 88 this summer to head one of the city’s two elementary schools. Aaron Cinquemani, a 2001 Lebanon High School graduate, …