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At the Hospitals: Feb. 7, 2016

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Local Hospitals Release Community Health Needs Assessment Access to mental health care and affordable health insurance, prescription drugs prices, heroin and the misuse of pain medications are among the Upper Valley ’s most pressing health concerns, according to a report by local hospitals. The 2015 Community Health Needs Assessment is based on focus groups and surveys conducted over a five-month …

Birth Announcements: Feb. 7, 2016

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center BANGRAZI — A daughter, Lilah Ann Bangrazi, born on Jan. 19, 2016, to Katelyn Gibson and Jason Bangrazi, of Newport. BLUME — A daughter, Elena Nichole Blume, born on Jan. 29, 2016, to Kylei Fischer, of Claremont, and Joshua Blume, of Cranston, R.I. Gifford Medical Center HERRING — A son, Marshall Clyde Herring, born on Jan. 22, 2016, to Jerrica …

Entertainment Highlights: Young Couple Demonstrate Ballroom Dances in Claremont

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Go ahead: Try telling Drayton Harvey that ballroom-style dancing belongs to your parents’, your grandparents’ or your great-grandparents’ generation. Or that you don’t have the time. Better still, go to the Claremont Savings Bank Community Center in Claremont on Saturday afternoon, where, in a break from his pre-med studies and doctoral research in …

Deanna L. Vertone

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Unity, N.H. — Deanna L. Vertone, 75, of Heritage Drive in Claremont, N.H. died Monday, Jan. 4, 2016, at Sullivan County Healthcare following a period of failing health. She was born in Claremont, N.H. on Dec. 22, 1940, the daughter of Alfred L. and Ruth E. (LaDeau) Lambert …

Trump Takes the Stage in Claremont

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Claremont — After a wild and controversial six months as a candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, real estate billionaire Donald Trump on Tuesday night brought his campaign to the Upper Valley for the first time, telling …

Supporters, Opponents and Everyone in Between Turn Out in Droves to See Trump Speak

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Claremont — The estimated 1,500 people, many of whom shivered in bitter cold for up to two hours to see GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump speak Tuesday night at Stevens High School, ranged from fervent supporters to undecided …

Cardinal Boys Win Battle of the Have-Nots

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Newport — The Stevens and Newport boys basketball teams entered Tuesday night’s contest at Wheeler Gym winless in NHIAA Division III play. Despite two losses, the Cardinals did have at least one small edge: They lost by only four points to Hopkinton earlier in the season, while the …

Newport Girls Basketball Pulls Past Stevens

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Claremont — The Stevens High girls basketball team knocked off Hopkinton, 40-27, back on Dec. 18, and Cardinals coach Ivy Condon was hoping that this was the team she was going to see for the rest of the …

Private Lessons Key for Fifth-Grade Flautist in Claremont

Sunday, January 3, 2016

Claremont — Balmy and damp, the day before Christmas Eve felt more like springtime than late December. But that afternoon, a band of wandering musicians brought some sounds of the season to Claremont. Walking through the downtown, instruments …

Trump Campaign Claims Upper Valley Supporters Who Say They Didn’t Commit

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

West Lebanon — Nancy Partington isn’t a fan of Donald Trump. The Woodsville resident plans to vote for a Republican in the upcoming New Hampshire presidential primary, but thinks the billionaire businessman can sometimes be “a little erratic.” …

A Life: Martin Borofsky, Owner of Marsons Army and Navy Store, Was ‘A Friendly Businessman and He Had a Heart of Gold’

Monday, December 28, 2015

Claremont — Longtime Claremont residents — those who remember the city’s robust economic times during much of the 20th century — love to reminisce about the vibrant Pleasant Street shopping district with retailers up and down the block …

Claremont Police Honor Volunteers

Saturday, December 26, 2015

Claremont — The Claremont Police Department honored volunteers, staff members and city employees at its annual awards and employee appreciation ceremony on Dec. 21. Cpl. Eric Fosterling was named 2015 employee of the year. A four-year veteran with the department, Fosterling currently is a supervisor on the evening …

College Notes: Ex-Upper Valley Stars Filled Field Hockey Rosters

Friday, December 25, 2015

Let’s start off with the fall season: Field Hockey Bryant was 3-16 but freshman midfielder Emily Perryman (Lebanon) started every game and had five goals, two of which were deciding tallies during Bulldog victories. She added three assists. …