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As Lawyer Questions Process, Claremont Seeks Investigator

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Claremont — The attorney for a man who lost his home due to unpaid taxes said city employees didn’t have a legal basis for removing personal property from the house because the city had not issued a proper eviction notice. Lebanon-based lawyer Brad Wilder contends the city’s failure to follow state law in evicting Roy Hunter raises questions about the process the city used last summer to “tax deed” the …

Ex-Wildcat Joins Stevens Basketball

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Claremont — Matthew Baird-Torney, 26, who played his high school basketball at rival Fall Mountain Regional High School, has been selected as the varsity boys basketball coach at Stevens High School. Baird-Torney replaces Scott MacNamee, who has taken a teaching position at Con-Val Regional High School in Peterborough. Aaron House, the Stevens athletic …

Temporarily Out of Stock: Upper Valley Store Feels Effect Of Market Basket’s Family Feud

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Claremont — Empty produce shelves and a sparse selection of yogurt, meat and other perishable items forced loyal Market Basket customers to shop elsewhere on Monday, as the reverberations from an intra-family feud at corporate headquarters was felt throughout the region. In Claremont, Assistant Store Director Glen Martin couldn’t tell customers when the …

Paul E. Thibault

Friday, July 18, 2014

Claremont, N.H. — Paul E. Thibault, 85, of Washington Street in Claremont died on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at his home. He was born on Dec. 8, 1928, in Stratford a Province of Quebec Canada. At the age of 11 he came to the United States and resided …

Joan M. (Bonneau) Bernier

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Powhatan, Va. — Joan M. (Bonneau) Bernier, 75, formerly of Claremont, N.H. died Saturday, July 12, 2014. She was born in Hanover, N.H. on Aug. 29, 1938, daughter of Theodore and Lillian (Carignan) Bonneau Joan was predeceased by her parents. She is survived by her husband, Clarke Bernier; …

Claremont Woman Convicted In Sexual Assault of Minors

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Newport — A Claremont woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault against two children who had been in her care and was sentenced to 25 years to life in New Hampshire State Prison …

Claremont Fills School Board; Heated Discussion Amongst Members

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Claremont — Andrew O’Hearne, a Claremont police officer and Democratic state rep, was chosen to replace Kristin Kenniston on the School Board in a 5-1 vote Wednesday night after a heated discussion that lasted more than an hour. Board members Richard Madigan and Becky Ferland switched their votes …

No Down Time for Claremont Rec Director

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Claremont — Well, it’s been several months, and he’s still here. The lure of working in a new, $10.3-million community center certainly got the attention of Mark Brislin when he applied for the position to replace Scott Hausler …

Harriet M. (Smith) Bunnell

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Claremont, N.H. — Harriet M. (Smith) Bunnell, 88, formerly of Claremont died Sunday, July 13, 2014, at Valley Regional Hospital following a period of failing health. She was born in Claremont on Nov. 5, 1925, the daughter of Lloyd and Phoebe (Donovan) Smith and had been a lifetime …

Claremont Tar Site to Be Cleaned

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Claremont — A highly contaminated parcel on the north side of the Sugar River that once supplied gas to Monadnock Mills could possibly be cleaned up before the end of the year. Gary Lipson, the on-site coordinator with …

N.H. Dept. of Labor Investigates Unity School Site Workers

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Unity — The state Department of Labor Commissioner James Craig said Tuesday they are continuing the investigation into the possibility that undocumented workers from Mexico were employed by a subcontractor at the construction site for the new Unity Elementary School. “We were up there Friday but I have …

Lebanon Hires Claremont’s DPW Director

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Claremont — The resignation of the city’s public works director is a “tremendous loss” for the city but also presents an opportunity to look at restructuring the department, City Manager Guy Santagate said Friday. After eight years of running the department that oversees all infrastructure, including streets and …

Views Vary on Smoking Ban Proposal for Claremont Parks

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Claremont — Compromise may not have been in the air at the city council meeting when residents commented on a proposed smoking ban in some city parks, but people enjoying the sunshine in a few parks earlier this week said giving both sides a little of what they …