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Stevens Union Files Labor Complaint

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Claremont — The union representing the school district’s teachers filed an unfair labor practice complaint Thursday against the School Board over the new schedule at Stevens High School and is requesting that the state labor relations board issue a “cease and desist” order to prohibit implementation of the new schedule. The seven-page complaint to the Public Employee Labor Relations Board claims the board should be required to abide by an …

NHIAA Aims to Be Tech-Savvy

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Concord — At the start of each workday, NHIAA Executive Director Jeff Collins and assistant Dave Rozumek say they spend 30-45 minutes brainstorming ways to make the organization’s website, nhiaa.org, more informative and user-friendly. Some time during the 2015-16 school year, it hopes to reveal the best version yet. Implementing “Schedule Star” software and other upgrades, the NHIAA is aiming to streamline the …

Judith Grimes Block

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Claremont, N.H. — Judith Grimes Block, 66, of Claremont passed away peacefully at her home on Monday evening, Aug. 17, 2015. She was born in St. Johnsbury, Vt. on Dec. 24, 1948, the daughter of Richard Farrell Grimes and Carolyn (Houghton) Johnson. Judith graduated from Springfield High School, Class of 1966 and then from Northampton Junior College. She worked at Tuft’s New England …

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 …

Nonprofit Seeks to Buy West Lebanon Subsidized Apartments

Sunday, June 28, 2015

West Lebanon — An Upper Valley nonprofit housing group is trying to buy two subsidized housing complexes in West Lebanon, including the 50 units at Pine Tree Lane Apartments where tenants have been told the rental assistance available …

50th Anniversary: Shattuck

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Claremont — Judith and Richard Shattuck celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 12, 2015. Richard Shattuck and Judith Davis were married on June 12, 1965. He is the son of the late Roy Shattuck Sr. and the …

North Country Smokehouse Is Expanding

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Claremont — Just three months after North Country Smokehouse on Sullivan Street was sold to a Canadian company, the new owners have announced plans to construct a 56,000-square-foot facility in the Syd Clarke Industrial Park off Grissom Lane. “I wanted to keep our production in Claremont and provide …