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Stevens High's Kai Kleyensteuber adjusts his shoulder pads before an afternoon workout with his New Hampshire team during Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl practice at Castleton State College on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Kleyensteuber's senior year at Stevens included playing on the school's first unified basketball team, which pairs regular students with special needs students in one program.

Valley News -- Greg Fennell

Stevens Football Player Comes With a Unified Message

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Castleton, Vt. — At its essence, the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl is less about a football game between Vermont and New Hampshire high school seniors than it is an opportunity for those teenagers to give a child a moment to smile. Stevens High’s Kai Kleyensteuber had a head start in that department before even setting foot at Castleton State College …

River Valley Community College to Present Award to Hypertherm Exec

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Claremont — For her years of support of efforts to train and employ graduates of River Valley Community College in Claremont, and to generally widen access to job training, the school will confer its Walter R. Peterson Award on Hypertherm’s Barbara Couch. Couch, Hypertherm’s vice president of corporate responsibility, will receive the award on Sept. 19, during the Peterson Award dinner that will …

Post 22 Seniors Fall in Extras

Monday, July 28, 2014

Nashua, n.h. — Ryan Corderio delivered Mike Wasserman with a 12th-inning sacrifice fly as Dover Post 8 handed Lebanon Post 22 its first loss of the New Hampshire Senior American Legion state tournament on Friday, 2-1, at Holman Stadium. The defeat sends Post 22 (15-5) to a losers’ bracket contest this morning at 8 a.m. against Sweeney Post 2 of Nashua. Sweeney bounced …

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 …

Forum, July 11: You Snubbed a Good Parade; Math Rules Don’t Add Up; Vanity and Immorality; The Co-op Debate

Friday, July 11, 2014

Paper Snubbed a Good Parade To the Editor: The Lebanon High School Alumni Day parade is a long-time tradition for us folks who live in Lebanon. It’s a big deal! It’s a fun time for classmates working on the floats as a team and a joy to behold …

Local News Briefs: Friday, July 11

Friday, July 11, 2014

Claremont Police Dispatcher Charged With Sex Crimes Claremont — A city police department dispatcher is being held on $100,000 cash bail following his arraignment Thursday on two felony sex crime charges. James Boisclair, 53, of Claremont was arraigned …

Lebanon Fills School Business Position

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Lebanon — A week after the departure of three key administrators, the Lebanon School Board began filling holes in the district’s leadership team. At its meeting Tuesday, the board approved the hiring of Tim Ball, currently business administrator in Claremont, to replace outgoing nine-year veteran employee Jim Fenn, …

Inquiry Into Home Seizure OK’d

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Claremont — Though members expressed confidence in the accuracy and thoroughness of the report from Police Chief Alex Scott, the City Council voted 9-0 Wednesday night to have the city hire an outside investigator to look into the recent series of events at a home the city seized …

Lebanon Juniors on the Rise Again

Monday, July 7, 2014

Lebanon — The Lebanon Post 22 junior American Legion baseball team made quick work of two foes Sunday, routing Alton, 14-4, and New London, 10-0, each in only five innings. Despite a new head coach and numerous new …