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Claremont OKs Transfer of Sawtooth Building to Lebanon Nonprofit

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Claremont — The City Council has unanimously approved the transfer of the Sawtooth building, which is attached to the parking garage at the corner of Main and Central streets, to Twin State MakerSpaces, a Lebanon nonprofit that plans to redevelop the 10,000-square-foot interior and expects to have it operational by next summer. The council resolution requires the property to be subdivided before the transfer. Though MakerSpaces is getting the building …

Fire Damages Claremont Garage, Home

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Claremont — An early morning house fire Saturday caused moderate damage to a garage and utility area of a home on Chestnut Street, but firefighters were able to prevent the flames from spreading to the attached home. Firefighters responded to the home of Ricky and Beth Thibault, at 22 Chestnut St., just past 4:30 a.m. Upon arrival, they saw fire in the garage …

Check Out the Smiles: At Market Basket in Claremont, Everyone’s Happy Dispute Is Over

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Claremont — Business was brisk midday Saturday at the Market Basket supermarket in Claremont, a welcome departure from the last six weeks, when a boycott by many employees created supply shortages at the New England chain’s 71 locations. “I’m ecstatic,” Claremont store manager Arthur Parliman said. “We’re all very happy.” The trouble for …

Upheaval at Market Basket Has Effect on Food Pantries

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Newport — The bare shelves at Market Basket stores across the region has translated to fewer items on the shelves at some Upper Valley food pantries . Newport Food Pantry on South Main Street has seen a disruption …

New Store to Occupy Vacant Lowe’s Building in Claremont

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Claremont — Runnings, a chain of general merchandise stores headquartered in Minnesota, expects to bring 60 full- and part-time jobs to the city next spring when it opens a store at the former Lowe’s location on Washington Street. Dennis Jensen, director of marketing for Runnings, confirmed Monday that …

Thomas Harold Fuller, Jr.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Goshen, N.H. — Thomas Harold Fuller, Jr., 29, of Goshen, passed away due to degenerative heart failure on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, in Newbury, N.H. He was born in Claremont, N.H. on Feb. 7, 1985, the son of …

Brittany May Bailey

Friday, August 15, 2014

Claremont, N.H. — Brittany May Bailey, 18, of Prospect Street in Claremont died tragically on Sunday morning, Aug. 10, 2014, in Unity from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. She was born in Lebanon, N.H. on March 2, 1996, the daughter of Cheryl and Ken Stone. Brittany …

New Photographs Are Added to the Hale Exhibit

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Claremont — New photographs have been added to the George Hale exhibit in the Visitor’s Center, documenting local and regional scenes, including train wrecks. Hale was a prolific photographer who lived his entire life in Claremont and had a photo studio and shop on Central Street. He captured …

Brandon Pete Rock

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Claremont, N.H. — Brandon Pete Rock, 17, of Main Street in Claremont died tragically Sunday morning, Aug. 10, 2014, in Unity from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. He was born on Oct. 25, 1996, in Lebanon, N.H. the son of Rickie D. and Tina M. (Boudreau) …

Football Team Fronts Newport Hall

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Newport — Bob Underhill coached the Newport High football team on three different occasions, leaving each time for what he thought was a better opportunity. His accumulated experience, including some with a particularly special team, will land Underhill a permanent place this fall. He and seven others will …

All Ears in Claremont

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Christian Menendez, of Claremont, picks sweet corn at Mountain View Farm on Route 12A in Claremont on Tuesday. They begin picking at 5 a.m. on the farm’s 30 acres of sweet corn.Valley News — Jennifer Hauck …

Crash Victim in Fair Condition

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Unity — The teen who survived a high speed crash early Sunday morning has had her condition upgraded to fair, a spokeswoman at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center said Monday. Meanwhile, investigators have not released any further details on the …

Claremont Country Club Set to Celebrate 100 Years

Monday, August 11, 2014

Claremont — When researching the history of the Claremont Country Club, it was learned that it was originally constructed for tennis. Golf was an afterthought. Willard Holt remembers when it used to be a lighted ski facility. As …