Claremont

West Central Behavioral Health Faces Reimbursement Reform

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Lebanon — West Central Behavioral Health, a community mental health center serving 3,500 New Hampshire residents in the Upper Valley, has begun collecting set monthly per patient fees to care for some patients covered by the state’s Medicaid program. A release from West Central characterized the deal as part of “an historic shift in health care reimbursement.” Payment reform, as it is sometimes referred to, aims to cut costs, focus …

Blazing New Trails: Additions to Claremont Park Slated for Spring

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Claremont — Work is expected to begin next spring on construction of nearly three miles of new trails on a variety of terrain in Moody Park. The upgrade is based on recommendations from a trail building and maintenance company hired by the Parks and Recreation Department. The proposal from Sinuosity, of Morrisville, Vt., …

Local Roundup: Quartet Chosen for Lions Cup

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Concord — Four Upper Valley soccer standouts will represent their schools one last time next summer as members of the New Hampshire roster for the Twin State Lions Cup matches against Vermont. Hanover’s Luke Strohbehn and Susanna Penfield, Lebanon’s Rachael Townsend and Stevens’ Daniel Croteau were chosen for the two Granite State squads, …

Hot Water Plan Gets Boost in Claremont

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Claremont — Hot Zero, the Concord company that is planning to build a hot water district in downtown Claremont, has received a $250,000 grant to engineer the system, the Capital Regional Development Council announced Tuesday. The grant is from the U.S. Forest Service program that promotes and supports …

Sculpture Lighting Celebrates Claremont Legacy

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Claremont — On a chilly, breezy Sunday evening, several hundred people gathered at the Visitors Center green along the Sugar River to mark Claremont’s 250th anniversary and the lighting of the 53-foot-tall steel sculpture “ourhandsthenandnow.” “Claremont needs to …

Raking It In

Sunday, October 26, 2014

John Rosseau watches as his mother, Pauline, rakes leaves in front of their home in Claremont on Monday. Pauline Rosseau, who is 85, has lived in the house since the second day of her life, and keeps the …

Business Notes: Oct. 26, 2014

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Claremont — When Claremont Savings Bank opens its new branch office on Charlestown Road, probably in February, the retail location on Maple Avenue will close. Sherwood Moody, president of Claremont Savings Bank, said last week one of the factors contributing to the decision to move the bank’s presence …

Sculpture, Concert to Mark Claremont’s 250th Celebration

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Claremont — On Sunday, the city will mark the exact day 250 years ago when Josiah Willard, Samuel Ashley and 68 others received a grant establishing Claremont on 24,000 acres or six square miles along the Connecticut River. Named for the county seat of the British general Lord …

Claremont Mulls Charter

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Claremont — Supporters of changing Claremont’s charter to replace the position of a hired city manager with an elected mayor, among other reforms, say it would open up city government to greater transparency and more resident involvement. At …

Make Him an Offer He Can’t Refuse

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Claremont The auction of a variety of items — including antiques cars and excess kitchen equipment — at the Twin State Speedway Sunday turned out just the way track owner Dennis Fleury was hoping. “It went very, very …

Patience, Claremont Boosters Advised

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Claremont — The city’s current economic development efforts are well coordinated and efficient and the city has some unique assets, but it is important to understand that investment and improvement rarely come quickly and take time and patience. That was the message last week from a state official …

Local Roundup: Long Memories Carry Mascoma Past Franklin

Sunday, October 19, 2014

West Canaan — Andrew Cashe set the tone from the opening kickoff for the Mascoma football team, returning the kick for a touchdown to help the Royals beat visitng Franklin 38-18 on Saturday afternoon. Cashe didn’t stop there …

Local Roundup: Stevens Girls Soccer Rides Late Belaire Goal to Win

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Staff Reports Claremont — Katelyn Belaire scored the game’s only goal with 7:02 to play as the Stevens High girls soccer team nipped Fall Mountain, 1-0, at Monadnock Park in the rivals’ annual Charity Cup match. Pia Schuster provided the assist on Belaire’s tally, her team-best 14th goal …