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Claremont Teen Charged With Armed Robbery

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Claremont — A Claremont teen charged with armed robbery of a convenience store in Claremont Friday night is being held on $25,000 cash bail following his arraignment in Lebanon District Court on Tuesday. Martinio Bailey, 19, was arrested shortly after the incident at the E-Z Mart on Maple Avenue by New Hampshire State Police in the vicinity of Park Avenue. Bailey, who graduated from Stevens High School in 2014, appeared via video conference at the Claremont District Court where Sullivan County Attorney Marc Hathaway said Bailey told the store clerk he had a knife and warned him “not to do anything foolish.” According to the …

Chester Michael Gierko

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Claremont, N.H. — Chester Michael Gierko, 84, of Pleasant Street in Claremont died on Monday, May 25, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon. He was a native and lifelong resident of Claremont born on Aug. 21, 1930, the son of Ludwik and Urszula (Silistrowski) Gierko. Chet graduated from Stevens High School in the class of 1948. He then joined the US Air …

Sullivan County to Hold Budget Hearing

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Newport — The county commissioners’ proposed $30.4 million Sullivan County budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 will be presented at a public hearing on June 2 at the town hall in Charlestown. The proposed spending plan represents an increase of 2.2 percent, or nearly $650,000, from this year’s and increases the amount to be raised by taxes among the 15 county …

Claremont Avoids City Sewer Line Policy Change

Friday, April 10, 2015

Claremont — The City Council does not appear to be prepared to change a policy that requires property owners to maintain and repair the sewer service connection from a building or home to the city’s main line, even if part of that connection lies beneath city property. Though …

Claremont Land Conserved Forever

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Cornish — A rolling 195-acre parcel along Route 12A in Cornish and Claremont will be protected in its present state of forest and farmland after the owners and Upper Valley Land Trust reached an agreement on a conservation …

Stevens Athletic Director Steps Down

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Claremont — Aaron House, the athletic director at Stevens High for the last three years, has notified school officials that at the end of the school year he will be leaving to take a similar position at Kingswood Regional High School in Wolfeboro, N.H. Citing a “professional organization …

Susan Geno Williams

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Claremont, N.H. — Susan Geno Williams, 61, passed away on Thursday, April 2, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., surrounded by her loving family. She was born May 26, 1953, in St. Albans, Vt., the daughter of Melvin “Bud” and Eleanora (Aquilino) Geno. Susie graduated …

Organ Recipient Intent on Urging Donations

Monday, April 6, 2015

Claremont — Nearly three years after Tracy Pope received a kidney donated by her husband, Scott, her health is strong; her commitment to raising awareness of organ donation even stronger. Pope said the support group she joined prior …

Claremont Savings CEO To Retire

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Claremont — Claremont Savings Bank Chief Executive Sherwood Moody will step down at the beginning of next year and a search is already on to find the next leader for the 107-year old financial institution. “I’m retiring,” Moody …

Claremont Collector to Show Civil War Guns

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Claremont — Increased demand for guns during the Civil War era prompted a period of intensified innovation in the gun industry, with inventors and manufacturers competing to provide the military with a more dependable firearm for soldiers. Not …

Business Notes: April 5, 2015

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Claremont — Runnings will open its doors on Tuesday in the former Lowe’s Home Improvement store, which it bought last year about two years after Lowe’s announced it would close. Runnings is a general merchandise chain store with …

Stevens, Newport Coaches Always Thinking Softball

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Stevens and Newport high schools may be getting new softball coaches, but new certainly does not mean they are new to the game. In the selection of Emily Pegoraro in Claremont and Sam McNeel in the Sunshine Town, …

Liberty Utilities, New Hampshire Electric Users to See Savings

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley residents served by Liberty Utilities and the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative will pay less for electricity come May 1. The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday approved Liberty Utilities’ request to decrease its electric energy service rates, and the New Hampshire Electric …