Claremont

Claremont School Board Objects to Union’s Cease and Desist Order

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Claremont — The School Board has filed an objection to a “cease and desist” order sought by the Sugar River Education Association on the new Stevens High School class schedule. The board argues that an arbitrator’s June decision that the new schedule violates the collective bargaining agreement is unenforceable because, under state law, schedule changes are strictly the purview of the School Board and cannot be subject to bargaining. The …

Local Roundup: Hanover, Concord Boys Soccer Deadlock

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Concord — Hanover’s Griffin Johnson was inches away from ending the game in double overtime, but the crossbar answered his header in the box in what proved to be the best last chance of the Marauders’ 2-2 double-overtime boys soccer draw with Concord on Tuesday. Hanover senior captain Asa Berolzheimer scored twice in the contest for the Marauders, the second coming off a …

Local Roundup: Stevens Golf Sweeps First Match of Season

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Claremont — Stevens golfers recorded three of the top six scores to lead the Cardinals to a win in their season-opening high school golf match at par-34 Claremont Country Club on Tuesday. Cody Schoolcraft won the individual medal with an 8-over-par 42 and Ian MacDonald added an 11-over 45 to pace the Cards (2-0). MacDonald shared second place overall with Belmont’s Mike Sanborn, …

Teens From Claremont, Grantham Headed for State 4-H Horse Show

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Newport — Three teenagers will represent Sullivan County at the State 4-H Horse Show next weekend. Anna Avery, 15, of Claremont, Hannah Hastings, 15, of Grantham, and Jessica Hastings, 13, of Grantham, will exhibit their horses at the Deerfield Fairgrounds on July 17 and 18. In order to …

Friday, July 10, 2015

Local & Regional Briefs for Friday, July 10, 2015

Friday, July 10, 2015

RVCC Will Renovate Former College Buildings Downtown Lebanon — The City Council unanimously approved a grant application for River Valley Community College for up to $500,000 to make improvements to the larger of two former Lebanon College buildings located on the downtown Lebanon pedestrian mall at its meeting …

Emil J. “C Pet” Zombeck, Jr.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Claremont, N.H. — Emil J. “C Pet” Zombeck, Jr., 71, of Belding Street in Claremont, died Tuesday, July 7, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., following a sudden illness. He was born in Claremont on Nov. 4, 1943, the son of Emil J., Sr. and Blanche …

Henry (Hank) Gogan

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Claremont, N.H. — Henry (Hank) Gogan, of Claremont, passed away on Monday, July 6, 2015, at DHMC after a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis. He was born Aug. 15, 1941, to Arthur Gogan and Bernice Seaberg Gogan in Brockton, Mass. He graduated from Brockton High School in 1959 …

Hand-Held Devices Banned

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Following in Vermont’s footsteps, New Hampshire last week put in place a law that makes it illegal for drivers to hold a cellphone to their ear while driving, a measure both states hope will cut down on distracted …

Claremont Properties Reappraised

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Claremont — The city has denied 11 of the 20 property tax abatements for commercial properties that were filed after last year’s citywide reappraisal. Of the nine that were approved, the two largest decreases were the First Methodist Church on Sullivan Street, which dropped from $868,600 to $343,300, …

Bonnie Richmond

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Claremont, N.H. — Bonnie Richmond of Claremont passed away on Monday, June 29, 2015, at her home in Claremont. She was born in Claremont on Oct. 27, 1946, the daughter of Leo and Arleen Cusanelli. Bonnie had worked for Newport Clothing, Encore Shoe, Lacrosse, Hampshire MFG (PEP) and …

Shooting Instructor From Claremont Shot Near Range

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Montpelier — A woman brought a hammer to a firearms lesson and then tried to kill her instructor by shooting the Claremont man in the face with a revolver, a prosecutor said. Veronica Lewis, 31, of Worcester, Vt., pleaded not guilty Tuesday to attempted first-degree murder in the …

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 …