Claremont

Stevens Union Files Labor Complaint

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Claremont — The union representing the school district’s teachers filed an unfair labor practice complaint Thursday against the School Board over the new schedule at Stevens High School and is requesting that the state labor relations board issue a “cease and desist” order to prohibit implementation of the new schedule. The seven-page complaint to the Public Employee Labor Relations Board claims the board should be required to abide by an …

NHIAA Aims to Be Tech-Savvy

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Concord — At the start of each workday, NHIAA Executive Director Jeff Collins and assistant Dave Rozumek say they spend 30-45 minutes brainstorming ways to make the organization’s website, nhiaa.org, more informative and user-friendly. Some time during the 2015-16 school year, it hopes to reveal the best version yet. Implementing “Schedule Star” software and other upgrades, the NHIAA is aiming to streamline the …

Judith Grimes Block

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Claremont, N.H. — Judith Grimes Block, 66, of Claremont passed away peacefully at her home on Monday evening, Aug. 17, 2015. She was born in St. Johnsbury, Vt. on Dec. 24, 1948, the daughter of Richard Farrell Grimes and Carolyn (Houghton) Johnson. Judith graduated from Springfield High School, Class of 1966 and then from Northampton Junior College. She worked at Tuft’s New England …

Coal Tar Cleanup Nears End

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Claremont — The site of the former gas plant along the north side of the Sugar River in the city’s historic mill district now is unrecognizable for those who recall the dilapidated building and thick vegetation that was there just a couple of months ago. The project to …

RVCC Is Coming to Lebanon

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Lebanon — The Community College System of New Hampshire has purchased the larger of two former Lebanon College buildings on the pedestrian mall in downtown Lebanon. Local, regional and national officials announced the $1.6 million purchase — which …

Shumlin Campaigns for Clinton

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Hanover — Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin rallied a select group of Hillary Clinton supporters Monday, touting her plans to make a college education more affordable and explaining why he supports her over his fellow Vermonter Sen. Bernie Sanders. …

‘I’m Too Young To Be This Old’: Sports a Major Part of These 80-Plus Athletes’ Lives

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Newport — Being active long after the first Social Security check arrives is not such a novelty anymore. Still, there are a couple of gentlemen who defy the notion that a day will come when you’ll have to …

‘She Doesn’t Back Off’: Sullivan County Manager Battles ALS Diagnosis

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Newport — For 4½ months between the late-summer night that friends noticed her slurring her words and the midwinter day that neurologists identified the source of the problem, Sullivan County Manager Jessie Levine wondered which enemy she’d be …

‘Tristin Never Held Back’: Lebanon Race Honors Someone Who Touched Many

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Lebanon — A few weeks before the tragic accident that killed Tristin Roy, her brother, Tyler Carter, joined her for a run in the Upper Valley. Now, dozens of her friends and family do the same annually in …

Elizabeth “Betty” L. Caron

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Goshen, N.H. — Elizabeth “Betty” L. Caron, 73, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, surrounded by her family and friends at Crotchet Mountain where she had resided for three and a half years. Betty was born in Laconia, …

Claremont Hospital Plans Clinic

Friday, August 21, 2015

Claremont — Valley Regional Hospital will open the first urgent care clinic in Sullivan County next month with the goal of treating many injuries or illnesses that currently send patients to the emergency room, where costs are significantly …

Electrical Fire Destroys Claremont Home

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Claremont — Fire officials say an electrical problem caused a fire that destroyed a Dennison Avenue mobile home on Wednesday morning, displacing its 56-year-old owner and killing two of her pets. Arlene Supry said she knew something was …

Classroom Cleanup

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Eighth-grade science teacher Leeanne O’Connor begins to set up her classroom Tuesday at Claremont Middle School. It was the first day the school was ready for teachers to arrange their classrooms, and O’Connor, a second-year teacher, said it …