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Claremont OKs Transfer of Sawtooth Building to Lebanon Nonprofit

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Claremont — The City Council has unanimously approved the transfer of the Sawtooth building, which is attached to the parking garage at the corner of Main and Central streets, to Twin State MakerSpaces, a Lebanon nonprofit that plans to redevelop the 10,000-square-foot interior and expects to have it operational by next summer. The council resolution requires the property to be subdivided before the transfer. Though MakerSpaces is getting the building …

Fire Damages Claremont Garage, Home

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Claremont — An early morning house fire Saturday caused moderate damage to a garage and utility area of a home on Chestnut Street, but firefighters were able to prevent the flames from spreading to the attached home. Firefighters responded to the home of Ricky and Beth Thibault, at 22 Chestnut St., just past 4:30 a.m. Upon arrival, they saw fire in the garage …

Check Out the Smiles: At Market Basket in Claremont, Everyone’s Happy Dispute Is Over

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Claremont — Business was brisk midday Saturday at the Market Basket supermarket in Claremont, a welcome departure from the last six weeks, when a boycott by many employees created supply shortages at the New England chain’s 71 locations. “I’m ecstatic,” Claremont store manager Arthur Parliman said. “We’re all very happy.” The trouble for …

Crash Kills 3 In Unity

Monday, August 11, 2014

Unity — A high speed crash early Sunday morning killed three teens, including a 2014 Stevens graduate and two Stevens seniors and injured a third senior. According to New Hampshire State Police, the teens, three 17 year olds …

Claremont’s New Charter Clears Hurdle

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Claremont — In a report received Friday by the city clerk’s office, the Secretary of State, Department of Revenue Administration and Attorney General have recommended some wording changes in the proposed new charter for Claremont’s city government. However, the recommendations contained in a preliminary report from Assistant Attorney …

‘Coaching for Captains’ Program Teaches Leadership Skills

Friday, August 8, 2014

Claremont — Kara Toms has a variation on the theme of the old sporting axiom, “no pain, no gain.” Call it “no brain, no gain.” This week, Toms brought her Coaching for Captains program to Claremont. This program …

Singer-Songwriter Comes Home

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Long before either troubadour established himself, Bill Morrissey advised fellow New Englander Cormac McCarthy in the early 1970s never to forget where he came from — namely, New Hampshire’s Sullivan County. “Like most kids, I wanted to get …

Triathletes Get Far More Than They Bargained For

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Cornish — Ironman triathletes talk often about the importance of keeping emotions in check to help conserve energy while swimming, bicycling and running over courses covering more than 140 miles. For participants in last month’s Ironman Lake Placid, …

Claremont Man Can’t Leave Jail

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

White River Junction — A Claremont sex offender who is eligible to be released from prison will remain incarcerated because he does not have any appropriate housing arrangements available. Craig A. Jasper, 32, pleaded guilty in May to a felony count of lewd and lascivious conduct for sexually …

Joan (Jo) N. Monetta

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Naples, Fla. — Joan (Jo) N. Monetta, 86, of Naples died on Saturday, March 15, 2014, at Naples Community Hospital, Naples, Fla. Visiting hours will be held Friday evening Aug. 8 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Stringer Funeral Home, 146 Broad Street, Claremont. A Mass …

Man Dies in Claremont Fire

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Claremont — A veteran of the Vietnam war who died in a fire at his home Sunday evening was remembered by family members as a man who appeared rough on the edges but had a big, generous heart …

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. …