Claremont

Roland R. Irish

Friday, January 30, 2015

Epson, N.H. — Roland R. Irish, 84, formerly of Claremont, N.H., passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, at Epsom Manor, in Epsom. “Dick” as he was known to many, had a regular seat with the rest of the “city elders” on Saturday mornings at Shirley’s Donuts and Rin’s Chevron. He was also an avid golfer at Claremont Country Club and a member of the father and son bowling league at Maple Lanes. He left behind his wife of 64 years, Irene; three sons, Roland III, John, and Chris; as well as two daughters, Debbie, and Wendy. He was also the proud grandfather to 15 grandchildren, and great-grandfather to 13 great-grandchildren throughout the country from …

Wife’s Blood Found on Husband

Friday, January 30, 2015

Newport — Much of the blood found inside the Robarge family’s Charlestown home belonged to Kelly Robarge, an expert witness said Thursday as the murder trial of James Robarge continued in Sullivan County Superior Court. Katie Swango, a criminalist with the New Hampshire State Police Forensic Laboratory, also told jurors that another man’s blood was found in the home’s foyer, where the majority …

A Super Cause: Area Churches Hold Football Food Drive

Friday, January 30, 2015

Grantham — Football fans in New England and Seattle may not feel like they have a lot in common right now, but Methodist churches in both regions are trying to harness the excitement surrounding Sunday’s Super Bowl to pull in the same direction for a good cause. The Pacific Northwest Conference of the United Methodist Church — home to the Seattle Seahawks — …

Newport Outpaces Stevens

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Newport — Two freshmen led the scoring for the Newport High girls basketball team on Monday night as the Tigers had no trouble with Stevens, winning 50-20 in an NHIAA Division III game at Wheeler Gym. Ninth-graders Alexis …

A First Look At Claremont School Budget

Sunday, January 4, 2015

C laremont — The city’s School Board got its first look Saturday morning at a proposed $31.9 million budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, which would increase spending about 2.6 percent from the current year. The board reviewed the budget during a four-hour meeting at the …

Claremont to Throw New Year’s Eve Party

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Claremont — Claremont’s 250th anniversary celebration will wrap up with a free New Year’s Eve party Wednesday from 6 p.m. to midnight at two locations in the city. At Arrowhead Recreation Area, sports and fitness activities and tubing will be offered from 6-9:45 p.m., followed by fireworks at …

Bonnie L. Cummings

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Claremont, N.H. — Bonnie L. Cummings, 65, of 55 Maple Avenue in Claremont died on Wednesday, Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, 2014, losing her battle with cancer at her home surrounded by her family. She was born in Claremont on Dec. 3, 1949, the daughter of Leonard and Shirley …

Raiders on a Roll: Lebanon Takes Down Stevens in Shootout First-Rounder

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Hanover — When the next basketball classification cycle comes around, Lebanon High boys hoop coach Kieth Matte thinks — because of the enrollment situation — his Raiders could drop down from NHIAA Division II to Division III. That …

Orisse Gendron

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Manchester, N.H. — Orisse Gendron, 91, of Manchester, died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014, at Courville at Manchester, after a period of declining health. Orisse was born in Pittsfield, N.H. on April 17, 1923. In her early years, she lived in Pittsfield and Claremont. Later, she resided in Key …

Paul Ralph Pushee

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Claremont, N.H. — Paul Ralph Pushee, 70, of Claremont passed away on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, due to complications from open heart surgery. Paul Pushee, son of Olyph and Doris Pushee, loving husband of Inez Pushee, passed away after he suffered organ shutdown due to an aneurism rupturing …

Brenda J. Adolph

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Claremont, N.H. — Brenda J. Adolph, 62, a resident of Claremont, passed away Sunday morning, Dec. 21, 2014, at her home in Claremont. She was born Dec. 4, 1952, in Hanover, N.H. the daughter of Richard and Edith (Kill) Adolph. She graduated from Fall Mountain High School in …

Brenda J. Adolph

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Claremont, N.H. — Brenda J. Adolph, 62, a resident of Claremont, passed away Sunday morning, Dec. 21, 2014, at her home in Claremont. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are final. …

Irene A. Lambert

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Claremont, N.H. — Irene A. Lambert, 98, passed away peacefully at her home in Claremont, on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. She had just celebrated her 98th birthday with her family the week previously. Irene Anna Bergeron was born Dec. 14, 1916, in Claremont, the second of three daughters, …