Claremont

Claremont School Board Objects to Union’s Cease and Desist Order

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Claremont — The School Board has filed an objection to a “cease and desist” order sought by the Sugar River Education Association on the new Stevens High School class schedule. The board argues that an arbitrator’s June decision that the new schedule violates the collective bargaining agreement is unenforceable because, under state law, schedule changes are strictly the purview of the School Board and cannot be subject to bargaining. The …

Local Roundup: Hanover, Concord Boys Soccer Deadlock

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Concord — Hanover’s Griffin Johnson was inches away from ending the game in double overtime, but the crossbar answered his header in the box in what proved to be the best last chance of the Marauders’ 2-2 double-overtime boys soccer draw with Concord on Tuesday. Hanover senior captain Asa Berolzheimer scored twice in the contest for the Marauders, the second coming off a …

Local Roundup: Stevens Golf Sweeps First Match of Season

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Claremont — Stevens golfers recorded three of the top six scores to lead the Cardinals to a win in their season-opening high school golf match at par-34 Claremont Country Club on Tuesday. Cody Schoolcraft won the individual medal with an 8-over-par 42 and Ian MacDonald added an 11-over 45 to pace the Cards (2-0). MacDonald shared second place overall with Belmont’s Mike Sanborn, …

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 …

Short-Handed Cardinals Look to End Title Drought

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Claremont — Every year at this time, high school teams take the field with legs pumping, lungs bursting and dreams of pointing the index finger at the camera dancing in their heads. Every team today is undefeated. It …

At the Hospitals: Aug. 16, 2015

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Gifford Medical Center Earns Energy Star Certification Randolph — Gifford Medical Center has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star certification. The certification signifies that the building meets strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA …

Barbara A. Wright Smith

Friday, August 14, 2015

Claremont, N.H. — Barbara A. Wright Smith, 74, of Claremont passed away on Thursday evening Aug. 13, 2015, at her home surrounded by her family following a long illness. She was born on Aug. 26, 1940, in Brattleboro, Vt. the daughter of the late Pasquale Martino, Sr. and …

Lebanon Looks Into Business Tax Incentives

Friday, August 14, 2015

Lebanon — Two incentives to encourage businesses to stay in Lebanon and expand or to relocate there may be on the way if the City Council adopts them. The first program, which must be approved by the New …

Hanover Nursing Home Ranks in Lowest Tier After Inspection

Friday, August 14, 2015

Hanover — An area nursing home that changed ownership 14 months ago was recently cited by state inspectors for several deficiencies in patient care, including a failure to provide eating assistance to a patient with dementia who lost 23 pounds. The citations contributed to Hanover Terrace Health and …

Stevens to Keep Open Lunch

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Claremont — In a 6-1 vote, the School Board has reinstated junior and senior open lunch privileges at Stevens High School for students who meet certain academic and behavioral criteria, reversing an earlier decision to have a closed …

At the Hospitals: Aug. 9, 2015

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Valley Regional President To Lead Health Advisory Council Claremont — Peter Wright, president and CEO of Valley Regional Healthcare, has been tapped to lead Greater Sullivan County Public Health Network’s Public Health Advisory Council. The council will help …