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Tieler Mitchell, of Newfound, bears down on Devin Porter, of Stevens, during their game in Claremont Friday, September 4, 2015.
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Freshman QB Leads Stevens

Friday, September 4, 2015

Claremont — Despite how well a freshman quarterback performs in the preseason, there is always some doubt of what will happen when the players across the line are not his friends. Stevens’ Henri Bourque kept his jitters in check and threw two first-quarter touchdowns as the Cardinals opened the New Hampshire Division III North football season with a 42-0 win …

Edward Soboll

Friday, September 4, 2015

Claremont, N.H. — Edward Soboll, 92, of Claremont died on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, at his home. A full obituary notice will be in next week’s paper. Visiting hours will be held at the Stringer Funeral Home, 146 Broad Street on Friday, Sept. 11 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Joseph Church, Elm …

Roundtable Focuses On Mental Health, Drugs

Friday, September 4, 2015

Claremont — U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster, D-N.H., pledged support Thursday for efforts by Valley Regional Hospital to open a 10-bed facility for mental health patients that failed to receive financial backing from the state earlier this year. “What I want to offer is to work with Peter (Wright, hospital president and CEO) on getting 10 beds,” Kuster said during the roundtable discussion, which …

‘She Doesn’t Back Off’: Sullivan County Manager Battles ALS Diagnosis

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Newport — For 4½ months between the late-summer night that friends noticed her slurring her words and the midwinter day that neurologists identified the source of the problem, Sullivan County Manager Jessie Levine wondered which enemy she’d be …

‘Tristin Never Held Back’: Lebanon Race Honors Someone Who Touched Many

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Lebanon — A few weeks before the tragic accident that killed Tristin Roy, her brother, Tyler Carter, joined her for a run in the Upper Valley. Now, dozens of her friends and family do the same annually in …

Elizabeth “Betty” L. Caron

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Goshen, N.H. — Elizabeth “Betty” L. Caron, 73, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, surrounded by her family and friends at Crotchet Mountain where she had resided for three and a half years. Betty was born in Laconia, …

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 …