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Birth Announcements: Nov. 23, 2014

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center TESSIER — A son, Colby John Tessier, born on Oct. 18, 2014, to Brianna Wright and Nicholas Tessier, of Claremont. …

Fire Damages 2 Apartments In Claremont

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Claremont — Residents of a duplex on Route 12A were displaced Saturday following an early morning fire that officials said was likely caused by a malfunctioning oil burner in a basement without smoke alarms. Nobody was injured in the fire reported at 36 River Road about 2 a.m., according to a news release from the Claremont Fire Department. The building suffered damage in …

Claremont Tax Rate Up 14%

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Claremont — Despite a 14 percent increase in the new tax rate, to $41.33 per $1,000 of assessed valuation, nearly 70 percent of property owners will see their tax bill drop as a result of the recent citywide reassessment, according to figures provided by Finance Director Mary Walter. The new rate, set by the Department of Revenue Administration late Friday, represents a $5.08 …

Willard Munson Hathaway

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Unity, N.H. — Willard Munson Hathaway passed from this world on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, in the same manner he arrived, at a family farm surrounded by those who loved and admired him. Willard’s life began on Dec. 30, 1928. He was welcomed by his mother Josephine at …

Harold Marsh Noyes

Monday, November 3, 2014

Keene, N.H. — Harold Marsh Noyes, 97, died Sunday evening, Oct. 26, 2014, peacefully and quietly in his home at Bentley Commons, Keene. Harold Noyes was born Sept. 27, 1917, in Wilder, Vt. to Claude L. Noyes and Sarah M. Noyes. After 13 years of formal schooling, Harold worked …

On The Political Map: Brown, Shaheen Visit Sullivan County

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Newport — Sullivan County was ground zero Friday for the hotly contested Senate race between Democratic incumbent Jeanne Shaheen and Republican challenger Scott Brown, one day after Brown’s response to a question about the county became the news …

Stevens Girls Soccer Enjoys Last Word

Monday, November 3, 2014

Claremont — Jazzy Griffin was feeling bad. The Stevens High midfielder had committed a foul that set up visiting Campbell for a goal in their NHIAA Division III girls soccer semifinal that helped the Cougars complete a rally from a 3-1 deficit for a 3-3 tie. But that …

Claremont Grand List Declines 14 Percent

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Claremont — The city’s new grand list, released Friday, shows a decrease of about $97 million, or 14 percent, in the total value of city property from 2013, as a result of this summer’s “statistical update” by KRT Appraisal of Haverhill, Mass. The city’s assessing office said the …

Sunapee Girls Blank Lin-Wood in Playoff Opener

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Sunapee — It’s hard to lose when the opposition doesn’t take a shot. Sunapee, in a less than spectacular effort, got through the first round of the New Hampshire Division IV girls soccer tournament with a 2-0 win over Lin-Wood on Thursday at Alexander Field. While the victory …

Cards Bounce Back

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Claremont — When the Stevens High girls soccer team ended the regular season with a 3-1 loss to Hopkinton, coach Tom Belaire was more than a bit concerned. “We didn’t do anything right,” Belaire said. “We had a game plan and didn’t stick to it. We were just …

Hot Water Plan Gets Boost in Claremont

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Claremont — Hot Zero, the Concord company that is planning to build a hot water district in downtown Claremont, has received a $250,000 grant to engineer the system, the Capital Regional Development Council announced Tuesday. The grant is from the U.S. Forest Service program that promotes and supports …

Sculpture Lighting Celebrates Claremont Legacy

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Claremont — On a chilly, breezy Sunday evening, several hundred people gathered at the Visitors Center green along the Sugar River to mark Claremont’s 250th anniversary and the lighting of the 53-foot-tall steel sculpture “ourhandsthenandnow.” “Claremont needs to …

Raking It In

Sunday, October 26, 2014

John Rosseau watches as his mother, Pauline, rakes leaves in front of their home in Claremont on Monday. Pauline Rosseau, who is 85, has lived in the house since the second day of her life, and keeps the …