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Bonnie Richmond

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Claremont, N.H. — Bonnie Richmond of Claremont passed away on Monday, June 29, 2015, at her home in Claremont. She was born in Claremont on Oct. 27, 1946, the daughter of Leo and Arleen Cusanelli. Bonnie had worked for Newport Clothing, Encore Shoe, Lacrosse, Hampshire MFG (PEP) and Jiffy Mart in Claremont, where she cultivated many happy customers. She was married to Frank Richmond on July 4, 1972. Bonnie enjoyed summers camping in York Beach, Maine, long early morning walks on the beach followed by peaceful home breakfasts. She was an avid reader and bingo player. She also enjoyed outing with her bingo buddies including trips to Foxwoods and liked playing golf in the Claremont …

Shooting Instructor From Claremont Shot Near Range

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Montpelier — A woman brought a hammer to a firearms lesson and then tried to kill her instructor by shooting the Claremont man in the face with a revolver, a prosecutor said. Veronica Lewis, 31, of Worcester, Vt., pleaded not guilty Tuesday to attempted first-degree murder in the shooting of 48-year-old Darryl Montague at the Westford, Vt., home where he grew up and …

Cuts Continue at Claremont Ford

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Claremont — When Claremont Ford Lincoln opened Monday morning, it felt like business as usual. In the parts and service department, manager Lucas Henderson scheduled appointments as customers arrived and a few cars sat on lifts awaiting service in the garage. But underlying the facade of normalcy was uncertainty about Claremont Ford Lincoln’s …

Nonprofit Seeks to Buy West Lebanon Subsidized Apartments

Sunday, June 28, 2015

West Lebanon — An Upper Valley nonprofit housing group is trying to buy two subsidized housing complexes in West Lebanon, including the 50 units at Pine Tree Lane Apartments where tenants have been told the rental assistance available …

50th Anniversary: Shattuck

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Claremont — Judith and Richard Shattuck celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 12, 2015. Richard Shattuck and Judith Davis were married on June 12, 1965. He is the son of the late Roy Shattuck Sr. and the …

North Country Smokehouse Is Expanding

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Claremont — Just three months after North Country Smokehouse on Sullivan Street was sold to a Canadian company, the new owners have announced plans to construct a 56,000-square-foot facility in the Syd Clarke Industrial Park off Grissom Lane. “I wanted to keep our production in Claremont and provide …

Ford Wins Right to Seize Cars at Claremont Dealership

Friday, June 26, 2015

Claremont — A Sullivan County Superior Court judge has ruled in favor of Ford Motor Credit Co. in its complaint against the Claremont Ford Lincoln dealership, giving the finance company the right to seize more than 100 vehicles valued at $3.2 million. It’s not immediately clear what the …

Cardinals Power Up: Stevens High Gets Equipment for New Weight Room

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Claremont — The first of two deliveries of new weight room equipment arrived at Stevens High School on Thursday and was being assembled by the school’s strength and conditioning coach Brad Eaton, with the help of sophomores Logan …

Claremont OKs Paving Budget

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Claremont — After a long discussion on the condition of city streets and the resistance to raising taxes to repair them, the City Council Wednesday approved a $1.5 million, 15-year bond for road work. The 8-1 vote — councilor James Reed was the lone dissenter — came after …

Claremont Discusses ATV Trail Use

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Claremont — About 70 people turned out for a hearing Tuesday night on a request to allow motorized vehicles to once again use the city’s recreational trail, and the overwhelming majority of those who spoke supported the waiver. Motorized vehicles, such as ATVs, have been banned from the …

Musical Chairs Is The Game at Newport

Monday, June 22, 2015

Newport — Many years ago, when Doug Beaupre was coaching and teaching at Hinsdale High School, there were nights on his way home to Meriden that he would make a stop at Stevens High’s Carr Gym. He would …

Maple Lanes Upgrades: Claremont Bowling Center Uses Familiar Synthetic

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Claremont — To the non-bowler, the new lanes at Maple Lanes are beautiful, clean and much improved in appearance from the old faded and discolored wooden lanes. The regular bowler sees much more. “Theoretically, it is more uniform …

Sullivan County Agency Has New Executive Director

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Newport — The Sullivan County group working to connect Claremont and Lebanon with a bus route along Route 120 is hoping that its new executive director will drive efforts to expand its transportation offerings. The Community Alliance of …