Claremont

Savannah Triplett, 6, tags along as her father Mike Tripplett, left, and grandfather Mike Lesperance, back, move out of Triplett's Pine Tree Lane apartment in West Lebanon, N.H. Thursday, June 25, 2015. "With the way things are going here, there's no reason to stay," said Triplett who is moving back to Virginia to be near his family. (Valley News - James M. Patterson)
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Nonprofit Seeks to Buy West Lebanon Subsidized Apartments

Sunday, June 28, 2015

West Lebanon — An Upper Valley nonprofit housing group is trying to buy two subsidized housing complexes in West Lebanon, including the 50 units at Pine Tree Lane Apartments where tenants have been told the rental assistance available to them under the current landlord will expire at the end of the year. Twin Pines Housing Trust, based in White River …

50th Anniversary: Shattuck

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Claremont — Judith and Richard Shattuck celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 12, 2015. Richard Shattuck and Judith Davis were married on June 12, 1965. He is the son of the late Roy Shattuck Sr. and the late Marjorie Green. He grew up in Quechee and was employed for many years at …

North Country Smokehouse Is Expanding

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Claremont — Just three months after North Country Smokehouse on Sullivan Street was sold to a Canadian company, the new owners have announced plans to construct a 56,000-square-foot facility in the Syd Clarke Industrial Park off Grissom Lane. “I wanted to keep our production in Claremont and provide employment and the Bretons were willing to make that commitment,” North Country Executive Vice President …

One Step at a Time

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

As his wife, Joane, holds his wheelchair steady, Claremont resident Keith Gaudette walks around the track at Monadnock Park in Claremont on Tuesday. After a series of illnesses and surgeries, Keith Gaudette visits the track nearly every day …

Germany-U.S. Friendly

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Pia Schuster, 16, an exchange student from Hannover, Germany, plays a two-person game of soccer with her host sister, Josie Lafreniere, 16, of Claremont, at Monadnock Park on Tuesday. Both girls played on the Stevens High varsity girls …

A Servant’s Heart: ‘Baby Steps’ Outgrows Claremont Church Home, Is Asked to Scale Back

Sunday, June 7, 2015

C laremont — On a warm afternoon last month, Robin Wittemann navigated the basement hallways and jam-packed storage rooms of Trinity Episcopal Church on Broad Street, where she’s spent hundreds of hours over the past six years. The …

At the Hospitals: June 7, 2015

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Alice Peck Day Names RN of the Year Lebanon — Pat Ferraro, a registered nurse in Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital’s Medical Surgical Unit, was named 2015 RN of the year in celebration of National Nurses Week, held …

Claremont Files for Trail Waiver for ATVs

Friday, June 5, 2015

Claremont — The waiver request seeking to allow motorized vehicles back on the city’s recreational trail has been submitted to the state Department of Transportation, city attorney Jane Taylor said on Friday. The filing begins a 30-day public comment period which includes a public hearing on June 23. …

Claremont School Board Will Pay Contractor

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Claremont —After hearing a report on the $12.6 million Stevens High School renovation project from Steve Horton, the school district’s representative, the School Board voted unanimously Wednesday to make a final payment of $275,000 to Trumbull-Nelson, the general contractor, and retain $50,000 while some minor work is completed. …

Stevens Doesn’t Look Far for Next Athletic Director

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Claremont — Doug Beaupre, who has been the athletic director at Newport High School for the past 12 years, has taken a similar position 10 miles west. Beaupre, 49, was confirmed as the new AD at Stevens High …

Claremont: No Pumpkin Fest

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Claremont — A proposal to bring a pumpkin festival to Claremont this fall following the cancellation of the Keene, N.H., festival has been scrapped by organizers because of opposition by city and school officials. However, the idea of the New England Pumpkin Festival is not dead and the …

Local & Regional Briefs for Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

13 Ducklings Rescued From Claremont Storm Drain Claremont — Thirteen ducklings have been rescued from a New Hampshire storm drain. Sarah Barrette and Monica Landry noticed a mother duck and three ducklings huddled around a storm drain grate Sunday evening in Claremont. As they approached, the ducks fled …

At the Hospitals: May 31, 2015

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Health Care Networks to Be Outlined At West Lebanon Meeting West Lebanon — A free information session on June 25 will describe the health care provider networks likely to be available through New Hampshire’s health insurance exchange next …