Claremont

Police Charge 2 In N.H. Thefts

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Claremont —Two men from Claremont were arrested earlier this week and charged with breaking into storage trailers in the Upper Valley and stealing thousands of dollars worth of power tools and equipment, police said in a news release. Russell Anderson, 39, and his stepbrother Michael Cote, 44, allegedly stole from Phoenix Painting Co.’s storage building in Springfield, N.H., and allegedly burglarized a construction trailer at a home on Route 120 …

Incinerator Bidder Faced Federal Suit

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Claremont — The top bidder in Tuesday’s auction for the Wheelabrator incinerator was taken to court by federal authorities seven years ago after an unsuccessful attempt to buy a forfeited property in northern Vermont from U.S. marshals. Judge J. Garvan Murtha ruled in favor of the marshals, who said Ed Deely backed out …

Business Notes: April 12, 2015

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Claremont — Amidon Jewelers has moved its corporate offices to the building it owns on Washington Street in Claremont. The company’s corporate and operational staff had been housed in Hanover, where the jeweler had been a presence on Main Street since 1935. The company announced the closing of its store in the Nugget Arcade building, where it had been operating since 2004, late …

Arthur Robert Dion

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Acworth, N.H. — Arthur Robert Dion, 79, of Acworth, died on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, at Valley Regional Hospital in Claremont. He was born on Sept. 19, 1935 in Claremont, N.H., the son of Arthur H. and Gertrude H. (Goyette) Dion. Arthur was a veteran of the United …

Fire Chief Urges Upkeep of Wood Stoves After Blaze Guts Unity Home

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Unity — Heat from a wood stove chimney ignited the walls of a rustic home on Quaker City Road on Monday morning. Unity Fire Chief Bruce Baker said aging pine planks that dried out over time likely combusted, …

Engagement: Raymond — Ryerson

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Claremont — Kaitlyn Brooke Raymond and Jason Allen Ryerson have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jodie Raymond, of Claremont, and Jeffrey Raymond, of Charlestown. Kaitlyn graduated from Stevens High School and Champlain College. She …

Hanover Street School Has New Principal

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Lebanon — A former Lebanon Middle School teacher with strong ties to the community will return to SAU 88 this summer to head one of the city’s two elementary schools. Aaron Cinquemani, a 2001 Lebanon High School graduate, …

Carol Jean McKenzie

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Claremont, N.H. — Carol Jean McKenzie, 77, of 67 Maple Avenue, Claremont, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, at the Valley Regional Hospital. She was born in St. Albans, Vt. on Dec. 28, 1937, the daughter of James H. and Ruth (Beauregard) Stacy. Carol was a graduate …

Anne K. Cleveland

Friday, February 13, 2015

Claremont, N.H. — Anne K. Cleveland, 96 of Claremont died on Monday, Feb. 9, 2015. She was born on July 17, 1918 in Boston, Mass. The family includes her children, Jane of Reading, Vt., Kimball of West Roxbury, Mass. and Cynthia of Claremont; her grandchildren, Katherine Anne Safran …

Jury Finds Robarge Guilty in Death of His Wife

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Newport — A Sullivan County Superior Court jury on Wednesday convicted James Robarge of killing his estranged wife on the day she filed for divorce in June 2013. Over the sounds of soft crying, one by one all …

Elizabeth Louise Baerhuk

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Claremont, N.H. — Elizabeth Louise Baerhuk, 84, of Hanover Street in Claremont died on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015 at Valley Regional Hospital. She was born in Springfield, Mass. on March 20, 1930, the daughter of Roy H. and Elizabeth T. (Sanders) Jones. Elizabeth was a graduate of Stevens …

No Verdict From Jury Yet in Robarge Trial

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Newport — A Sullivan County Superior Court jury will enter into a third day of deliberations this morning in the case of James Robarge, who is accused of killing his estranged wife on the day she filed for …

A Woman’s Place Could Be in the Gym … If Only More Would Apply to Be H.S. Basketball Coaches

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Claremont — Some things are hard to understand. When Title IX was adopted in 1972, forcing schools to offer and fund female and male athletics equally, there was a bit of an upheaval when men were hired to …