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At the Hospitals: Feb. 14, 2016

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Claremont Woman Honored At Mt. Ascutney Hospital Windsor — Gloria LaClair, of Claremont, has been named employee of the month for January at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center. LaClair works as a cook in the hospital’s nutrition services. She was honored for her willingness to help when needed, positive attitude and strong work ethic, Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center said in a news release. “Gloria is a joy to work with and a model employee,” said John Frisbee II, director of food services. “She approaches every day with enthusiasm and commitment, and has been an able assistant at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health …

Singers Sought for Newport Competition

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Newport — A nonprofit that assembles and mails care packages to active-duty members of the military is hosting a singing competition similar to the TV show The Voice in April. B ut first, by the first week in March, Sullivan County Cares wants to round up 30 more contestants willing to sing in front of an audience for up to two nights at …

New Photo ID Voter Law Sees Smooth Implementation

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Hanover — A new element of New Hampshire’s voter ID law rolled out without much fanfare during Tuesday’s presidential primary. The changes, however, did prompt some Upper Valley voters to stage a protest of sorts. Some intentionally opted to go through the steps to highlight what they describe as an unnecessary burden that …

People in Business: Jan. 17, 2016

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Hillary Halleck, of Newport, director of human resources at Red River Computer Co., in Claremont, was recently honored as 2015 HR Practitioner of the Year by the River Valley Human Resources Association. The award was recently presented at …

Business Notes: Jan 17, 2016

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Windsor — The building formerly known as the Inn at Windsor, which had been owned by the Mascoma Savings Bank since 2014, when the bank foreclosed on the property, finally has a new owner: Steve Heim, a Boston real estate investor and residential contractor who specializes in renovating …

Charlestown Man Pleads Guilty to Vandalizing Claremont Church

Saturday, January 16, 2016

Newport — An 18-year-old Charlestown man pleaded guilty on Friday to vandalizing St. Mary Catholic Church in Claremont in August and stealing sacramental wine. Sullivan Superior Court Judge Brian Tucker sentenced Zachary Underwood to nine months in county …

Donald Wayne Pierce

Saturday, January 16, 2016

Claremont, N.H. — Donald Wayne Pierce, 59, of Hanover Street in Claremont died on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, at his home. He was born in Shirley, Mass. on Feb. 25, 1956, the son of Franklin R. and Virginia (Ryder) Pierce. Donald was a veteran serving in the U.S. …

Jennifer Lynn Boyd

Saturday, January 16, 2016

Claremont, N.H. — Jennifer Lynn Boyd, 37, of Hanover Street in Claremont died on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, at Valley Regional Hospital after battling cancer. She was born in Fort Belvoir, Va. on May 13, 1978, the daughter of Donald Wayne and Patricia E. (Pease) Pierce. She had …

Richard B. “Dick” Stringer

Saturday, January 16, 2016

Claremont, N.H.— Richard B. “Dick” Stringer, 71, of Claremont, died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. after a short illness and surrounded by his family. He was born Aug. 23, 1944, in Claremont, the son of William R. and Aline (Bouvier) Stringer, Jr. …

Elizabeth C. Dagenais

Saturday, January 16, 2016

St. Louis, Mo. — Elizabeth C. Dagenais, a native and long-time resident of Claremont, N.H. passed away Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, in St. Louis after her long battle with Dementia. The daughter of Fred and Abbie Jerry Chandler, Elizabeth was believed to be the first child born in …

Rubio Aims for N.H. Victory

Saturday, January 16, 2016

Claremont — At Sen. Marco Rubio’s Friday evening campaign stop at The Common Man Restaurant, Claremont resident Leonard Boulanger related his story of uncertain financial circumstances, a tale that could have been shared by any number of Americans. …

Stevens Boys Top Franklin

Saturday, January 16, 2016

Claremont — When senior Anthony Stithen showed up for Friday night’s NHIAA Division III boys basketball contest with Franklin, he knew he had a big job ahead of him. A 6-foot-7 job ahead of him, as a matter of fact. At 6 feet, Stithen gave away more than …

Bill Clinton Campaigns for Wife in Claremont, Hanover

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Claremont — Former President Bill Clinton told voters on Wednesday they can expect a Hillary Clinton presidency to carry on his commitment to poor, under-developed communities. “Politics in a campaign can be just about rhetoric. Governing is about …