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Schools Offer Options To Lebanon College Students

Friday, August 29, 2014

Lebanon — In the wake of Lebanon College’s announcement last week that it would be canceling fall classes and moving toward closing the school, other area schools have begun scrambling to attract the college’s former pupils. Lebanon College President Ron Biron said once word got out that the school wouldn’t be holding classes this fall, “almost every institution in New Hampshire, Vermont and upstate New York” reached out to him, …

Claremont Closer to Smoke Ban

Friday, August 29, 2014

Claremont — After a few failed attempts, the City Council has passed an ordinance that would ban smoking in most city parks in all but designated areas. The ordinance will be presented at a public hearing in September and voted on again after a second reading. Unlike previous discussions, where strong opinions on both sides of the issue were expressed by councilors and …

Unity School Nearly Ready

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Unity — After years of waiting, what’s a few more days? That was the sentiment in Unity this week after the School Board announced a delay to the beginning of the inaugural year in the town’s new K-8 elementary school. The opening of the building — which has been plagued by controversy, lengthy …

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 …

Crash Kills 3 In Unity

Monday, August 11, 2014

Unity — A high speed crash early Sunday morning killed three teens, including a 2014 Stevens graduate and two Stevens seniors and injured a third senior. According to New Hampshire State Police, the teens, three 17 year olds …

Claremont’s New Charter Clears Hurdle

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Claremont — In a report received Friday by the city clerk’s office, the Secretary of State, Department of Revenue Administration and Attorney General have recommended some wording changes in the proposed new charter for Claremont’s city government. However, the recommendations contained in a preliminary report from Assistant Attorney …

‘Coaching for Captains’ Program Teaches Leadership Skills

Friday, August 8, 2014

Claremont — Kara Toms has a variation on the theme of the old sporting axiom, “no pain, no gain.” Call it “no brain, no gain.” This week, Toms brought her Coaching for Captains program to Claremont. This program …