Claremont

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 Street in Claremont on Saturday morning at …

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 …

Claremont School Board Objects to Union’s Cease and Desist Order

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Claremont — The School Board has filed an objection to a “cease and desist” order sought by the Sugar River Education Association on the new Stevens High School class schedule. The board argues that an arbitrator’s June decision that the new schedule violates the collective bargaining agreement is unenforceable because, under state law, schedule changes are strictly the purview of the School Board …

Stevens to Keep Open Lunch

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Claremont — In a 6-1 vote, the School Board has reinstated junior and senior open lunch privileges at Stevens High School for students who meet certain academic and behavioral criteria, reversing an earlier decision to have a closed …

At the Hospitals: Aug. 9, 2015

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Valley Regional President To Lead Health Advisory Council Claremont — Peter Wright, president and CEO of Valley Regional Healthcare, has been tapped to lead Greater Sullivan County Public Health Network’s Public Health Advisory Council. The council will help …

Rail Giant to Buy Short Line: Genesee & Wyoming Has Deal for Claremont Concord Railroad

Sunday, August 9, 2015

White River Junction — The Claremont Concord Railroad, one of the smallest railroad lines in the country, is getting hitched to one of the world’s biggest rail carriers. The Upper Valley short line that shuttles freight over the …

Arts Center Sets Sights on Inspiration

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Claremont — When the piano showed up, Melissa Richmond knew she had to follow through with her idea for a concert series in the historic Union Episcopal Church in West Claremont. What began in 2008 as a summer …

Smiles for Moody Park: Claremont Landmark’s Makeover Gets a Thumbs-Up

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Claremont — When a timber harvest in winter 2014 removed large swaths of evergreens from Moody Park, some users of one of Claremont’s most popular natural areas grumbled about the extensive visual impact and loss of trails. City …

A Meandering Ride

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Biking is a sweet way to catch a breeze, and on a muggy summer day the Sugar River Rail Trail holds a special appeal — mostly shaded, it offers welcome respite from the sun. The 9-mile trail stretches …

Voters Cheer Sanders’ Populist Platform in Claremont

Monday, August 3, 2015

Claremont — Over the course of an hour Sunday evening, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders laid out nearly his entire platform to an upbeat crowd of voters who filled the Common Man Restaurant and spilled out into the street. …

The Post Man: He Pours His Heart Into Legion Baseball

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Lebanon — The sun was relentless and the temperature sweltering on July 12, when the Lebanon American Legion Post 22 baseball teams played three consecutive games on the city’s high school diamond. The senior team opened up and …

Sanders To Campaign In Claremont

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Claremont — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is bringing his Democratic presidential campaign to Claremont on Sunday. The Vermont independent plans to hold a town meeting Sunday at 5 p.m. at The Common Man Inn & Restaurant at 21 Water St. in Claremont. Sanders knows the city well, as …

Christie Discusses Policies in Newport Visit

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Newport — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie called for entitlement reform in a town hall forum Tuesday afternoon, outlining a platform that involved significant cuts to retiree benefits. In his second major presidential campaign visit to the Upper …