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Claremont Ford Lincoln service employees Joe LaFountain, Lucas Henderson, Tom Bourgoine and Anthony Heath push a car off of a trailer in Claremont, N.H., on June 29, 2015. Employee Darren Kelly is steering. A customer had brought the car in for repair. (Valley News - Jennifer Hauck)<p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.</i></p>

Cuts Continue at Claremont Ford

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Claremont — When Claremont Ford Lincoln opened Monday morning, it felt like business as usual. In the parts and service department, manager Lucas Henderson scheduled appointments as customers arrived and a few cars sat on lifts awaiting service in the garage. But underlying the facade of normalcy was uncertainty about Claremont Ford Lincoln’s future — and the jobs of its …

Nonprofit Seeks to Buy West Lebanon Subsidized Apartments

Sunday, June 28, 2015

West Lebanon — An Upper Valley nonprofit housing group is trying to buy two subsidized housing complexes in West Lebanon, including the 50 units at Pine Tree Lane Apartments where tenants have been told the rental assistance available to them under the current landlord will expire at the end of the year. Twin …

50th Anniversary: Shattuck

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Claremont — Judith and Richard Shattuck celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 12, 2015. Richard Shattuck and Judith Davis were married on June 12, 1965. He is the son of the late Roy Shattuck Sr. and the late Marjorie Green. He grew up in Quechee and was employed for many years at …

Man Faces Charges After Police Chase

Monday, May 25, 2015

Lebanon — Following an extended chase on Routes 12 and 12A, police on Saturday apprehended a man wanted for the theft of a truck in Colorado. Just after 8 p.m., Lebanon police attempted to stop a Ford F-150 driven by Robert Leibensperger, of Clifton Park, N.Y. Leibensperger, 37, …

Francis I. Hurlburt, Sr.

Monday, May 25, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Francis I. Hurlburt, Sr., 91, a longtime resident of Windsor , passed away Thursday morning, May 21, at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor . He was born March 26, 1924 in Nashua , N.H., the son of Irvin and Helen (Haggerty) …

COVER Receives $200 Donation Sugar River Rotary

Sunday, May 24, 2015

White River Junction — COVER Home Repair, a nonprofit that makes urgently needed repairs for low-income homeowners, has received a donation of $200 from Sugar River Rotary Club in Claremont. Staff and volunteers from COVER have completed two home repair projects in Charlestown and Claremont this spring, including …

Man to Admit Guilt in Bank Robberies

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Claremont — A Claremont man is expected to plead guilty in federal court next month to robbing three banks of more than $25,000 in the fall 2013 and could serve six years in prison, according to court documents. …

Students Graduate RVCC

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Claremont — More than 220 students and their families celebrated their educational achievements Friday evening at the 47th commencement at River Valley Community College. “The veterans, single moms, first in family to go to college, and everyone who …

Stevens Baseball Grounded by Hopkinton

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Claremont — It was a bad day for Stevens High baseball even before the game began. It didn’t get any better once play started. Brandon Bell, who was supposed to start at first base, suffered a concussion during …

Teacher Background Check Legislation Stalls

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Claremont — Legislation that could provide school officials with more information about a prospective employee’s criminal record stalled in the New Hampshire Senate last week after the state’s top teachers union raised privacy concerns. State senators on Thursday voted to send the bill back to the Education Committee …

Virginia M. Butterfield

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Claremont, N.H. — A graveside service for Virginia M. Butterfield who passed away on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, will be held at the Weathersfield Bow Cemetery in Weathersfield, Vt., on Saturday, May 23 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Harold Noyes officiating. …

Local Roundup: Hartford Baseball Drops First of Season

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

White River Junction — Be careful for what you wish, as the Hartford High baseball team found out Monday during a 4-2 loss to Mount Anthony. The setback was the Hurricanes’ first of the season, dropping them to …

Arthur W. Blake, Jr.

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Plainfield, N.H. — Arthur W. Blake, Jr. 82, of Plainfield, died on Thursday, May 14, 2015, at Elm Wood Center in Claremont. He was born in Wolfeboro, NH on Jan. 11, 1933 the son of Arthur and Emma (Ryan) Blake. He served in the US Air Force. Arthur …