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Slots Sought For Students From Lebanon College

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Lebanon — Officials from River Valley Community College met Monday with the president of Lebanon College to discuss how the Claremont school might enroll students from the Lebanon institution, which abruptly canceled classes for the fall semester. “They spent a couple of hours on the campus, talking about our students and how we can both work to maintain some way of an ease of transfer into the community college system …

Charter Change in Claremont Almost Ready for Nov. Vote

Monday, August 25, 2014

Claremont — The Charter Commission has finalized its work, voting to adopt changes in the new charter proposal that were recommended after a review by the state. George Caccavaro, chairman of the nine-member panel that was elected in January and began its work soon after, said over the weekend they have to present the final document to the city council early next month …

Education Transformation: City’s School Restructuring Effort Appears to Meet Key Goals

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Lebanon — When the Lebanon School District sold the old Sacred Heart School building to a Lebanon dentist and his wife in June for $415,000, it was the last of four landmark properties the district had sold off since 2012. The sale of the 1909 building — which followed the School District’s divestiture …

Police Look Into Break-ins Along I-89

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Newport — State police are investigating a string of break-ins early Monday morning from at least five convenience stores along the Interstate 89 corridor, but officials at two of the stores said that the perpetrators made away with almost nothing. “He came in, tried to get what he …

Survey Seeks Claremont Health Data

Monday, August 4, 2014

Claremont — A community health survey targeting area residents is aimed at providing information not only on the health and health care needs of residents but also the effect of Valley Regional Hospital being excluded for coverage by Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield under the Affordable Care Act. …

At the Hospitals: Aug. 3, 2014

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Outcomes and Quality Leader Joins D-H Leadership Team Lebanon — Dr. John D. Birkmeyer, a general surgeon and head of the Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy at the University of Michigan, has been named executive vice president …

Players Not the Only Ones Who Raise Money

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Hanover — Stevens High School was well represented at Saturday’s Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl, with Cardinals Donald Pellerin and Kai Kleyensteuber earning starting positions on the field. Stevens was also widely present amid the Twin State all-star cheerleading …

Helping Hands

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Missy Estabrooks and her daughter Sarah, 6, watch James Nordland, left, and Ericka Perez rearrange items in the back of Perez’s truck after they unloaded a stove to sell to the Estabrooks family in Claremont on Friday. The …

Edward R. Provost

Friday, August 1, 2014

Claremont, N.H. — Edward R. Provost, 88, of Memorial Drive died on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at Valley Regional Hospital. He was born in 1925 in Manchester, N.H. the son of Robert and Evelyn (Gallant) Provost. He was a graduate of Stevens High School in 1943. He spent …

Paul Bruce Levesque

Friday, August 1, 2014

Claremont, N.H. — Paul Bruce Levesque, 49, passed away on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at the Boston University Medical Center in Boston, Mass. He was born in Claremont on Jan. 20, 1965, the son of Patricia (Laro) Barber and the late L. Bruce Levesque. Paul grew up in …

Train Station In Claremont Due for Update

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Claremont — Train travelers planning a stop in Claremont won’t find much to do there if they rely on Amtrak’s website. The site provides a few options for lodging and several restaurants but just two places to “see”: …

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 …

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 …