Claremont

Donald E. Roberts

Friday, May 29, 2015

Claremont, N.H. — Donald E. Roberts, 54, of Skyline Terrace in Claremont, died Sunday afternoon, May 24, 2015, at his home surrounded by his family following a long hard battle with cancer. He was born in Exeter, N.H. on April 12, 1961, the son of Edwin and Priscilla Ann (Holmes) Roberts and had been a longtime Claremont resident. He was a graduate of Stevens High School, Class of 1979. He attended the New Hampshire Vocational Technical College in Claremont and graduated and Keene State College. Don had been employed by Sullivan Machine Company as a Mechanical Draftsman in Claremont and Life Sciences in West Lebanon, N.H. and at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. He then began …

Claremont Council Approves City Budget

Friday, May 29, 2015

Claremont — After a lengthy debate on spending priorities and the need for more money for road repairs, the City Council voted, 8-1, for a $16 million budget that spends about $90,000 less than the initial proposal offered by City Manager Guy Santagate. The only reduction was the elimination of a proposed public information officer position. The council’s vote came after considering an …

Bonnie Cummings

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Claremont, N.H. — A graveside service will be held for Bonnie Cummings who died on Dec. 24, 2014, and her son, Dr. Chad Frost who died on Feb. 18, 2009, at the West Claremont Burying Grounds in Claremont on Saturday, May 30 at 1 p.m. with Pastor Harold Noyes officiating. …

Hal Johnson

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Claremont, N.H. — Hal Johnson, 78, of Claremont, died Jan. 13, 2015 in Sebring, Fla. Visiting hours will be held at Stringer Funeral Home, 146 Broad Street in Claremont on Saturday, May 9 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., funeral services will follow at 11 a.m., with Pastor …

Hartford Baseball Improves to 7-0

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

White River Junction — Playing on a freshly remade infield, the Hartford High baseball team laid out visiting U-32 on Monday, 8-2. The victory pushed the Hurricanes’ record to 7-0, with upcoming road games at Windsor today, at …

A Life: ‘She Was an Institution’. Bernice “Bernie” May Johnson, 1920 — 2015

Monday, May 4, 2015

Cornish — If it happened in Cornish, chances are Bernice “Bernie” Johnson played a part. “She kind of did things when she was needed,” her son Ron Johnson said. That applied to everything from the historical society to …

21 Water St. Conversion Won’t Change Space, Occupancy

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Claremont —The application on the Planning Board’s May 11 agenda for a“condominium conversion” at 21 Water St. will not alter the physical space of the building, one of the investors with Claremont Mill Redevelopment LLC said last week. In a telephone interview Friday, Rusty McClear said that when …

4-H Club Members Advance To State Fashion Competition

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Claremont — Three members of the No Strings Attached 4-H club took top honors at the Sullivan County 4-H Fashion Revue and will go on to compete in a state competition in Durham, N.H., later this month. Alison Numme, 13 of Claremont, Skye Robicheau, 14 of Plainfield, and …

City Budget Plan Down Slightly

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Claremont — City Manager Guy Santagate is proposing a $16.1 million budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1. The spending plan carries no projected increase in the municipal portion of the tax if approved as recommended. The budget represents a spending decrease of 1.7 percent, or $373,000, …

Claremont Dispatcher’s Sexual Assault Charge Dropped, But Case Not Yet Closed

Friday, May 1, 2015

Claremont — An aggravated sexual assault charge against a former Claremont police dispatcher has been dismissed by a Sullivan County Superior Court judge, but the investigation remains active and the assault charge and two others could be brought forward again. The order was signed by Judge Brian Tucker …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Lacrosse Nixes John Stark

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Hanover — To turn fortunes around following its first loss of the season, the Hanover High girls lacrosse team knew it would need to cut down on turnovers. The Marauders did just that against John Stark on Monday, …

Claremont Chamber Wants Full-Time Executive Director

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Claremont — The Greater Claremont Chamber of Commerce is searching for a new executive director and is returning the job to a full-time position for the first time since 2012. Jamie Richardson, marketing manager at Claremont Savings Bank and president of the chamber’s board, said the business booster …

Stevens Honors Coaching Legend

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Claremont — Ralph Silva may be best known for coaching Hall of Fame catcher Carlton Fisk at Charlestown High School. But Silva was much more than that, and such thoughts were in the mind of many who turned …