Claremont

Richards Free Library Digitizes Newspaper Archive

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Newport — In the past, searching Richards Free Library’s newspaper archives meant queuing up rolls of decades-old microfilm and scrolling through pages one by one. But thanks to a grant and enthusiastic donors, the library now boasts a searchable digital version of the papers, which span nearly 150 years. “This will be such a help for people,” Mary Lou McGuire, a reference librarian at Richards, wrote in an email before …

Police Charge 2 In N.H. Thefts

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Claremont —Two men from Claremont were arrested earlier this week and charged with breaking into storage trailers in the Upper Valley and stealing thousands of dollars worth of power tools and equipment, police said in a news release. Russell Anderson, 39, and his stepbrother Michael Cote, 44, allegedly stole from Phoenix Painting Co.’s storage building in Springfield, N.H., and allegedly burglarized a construction …

Incinerator Bidder Faced Federal Suit

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Claremont — The top bidder in Tuesday’s auction for the Wheelabrator incinerator was taken to court by federal authorities seven years ago after an unsuccessful attempt to buy a forfeited property in northern Vermont from U.S. marshals. Judge J. Garvan Murtha ruled in favor of the marshals, who said Ed Deely backed out …

Business Notes: April 12, 2015

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Claremont — Amidon Jewelers has moved its corporate offices to the building it owns on Washington Street in Claremont. The company’s corporate and operational staff had been housed in Hanover, where the jeweler had been a presence on Main Street since 1935. The company announced the closing of …

Claremont Avoids City Sewer Line Policy Change

Friday, April 10, 2015

Claremont — The City Council does not appear to be prepared to change a policy that requires property owners to maintain and repair the sewer service connection from a building or home to the city’s main line, even if part of that connection lies beneath city property. Though …

Claremont Land Conserved Forever

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Cornish — A rolling 195-acre parcel along Route 12A in Cornish and Claremont will be protected in its present state of forest and farmland after the owners and Upper Valley Land Trust reached an agreement on a conservation …

Stevens Athletic Director Steps Down

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Claremont — Aaron House, the athletic director at Stevens High for the last three years, has notified school officials that at the end of the school year he will be leaving to take a similar position at Kingswood Regional High School in Wolfeboro, N.H. Citing a “professional organization …

Susan Geno Williams

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Claremont, N.H. — Susan Geno Williams, 61, passed away on Thursday, April 2, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., surrounded by her loving family. She was born May 26, 1953, in St. Albans, Vt., the daughter of Melvin “Bud” and Eleanora (Aquilino) Geno. Susie graduated …

Organ Recipient Intent on Urging Donations

Monday, April 6, 2015

Claremont — Nearly three years after Tracy Pope received a kidney donated by her husband, Scott, her health is strong; her commitment to raising awareness of organ donation even stronger. Pope said the support group she joined prior …

Claremont Savings CEO To Retire

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Claremont — Claremont Savings Bank Chief Executive Sherwood Moody will step down at the beginning of next year and a search is already on to find the next leader for the 107-year old financial institution. “I’m retiring,” Moody …

Claremont Collector to Show Civil War Guns

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Claremont — Increased demand for guns during the Civil War era prompted a period of intensified innovation in the gun industry, with inventors and manufacturers competing to provide the military with a more dependable firearm for soldiers. Not …

Business Notes: April 5, 2015

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Claremont — Runnings will open its doors on Tuesday in the former Lowe’s Home Improvement store, which it bought last year about two years after Lowe’s announced it would close. Runnings is a general merchandise chain store with …

Stevens, Newport Coaches Always Thinking Softball

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Stevens and Newport high schools may be getting new softball coaches, but new certainly does not mean they are new to the game. In the selection of Emily Pegoraro in Claremont and Sam McNeel in the Sunshine Town, …