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Claremont’s Bourdon Centre Marks Anniversary With Cookbook

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Claremont — The Earle M. Bourdon Centre, an independent living facility and activity center on Maple Avenue, is creating a cookbook to mark its 35th anniversary. The cookbook contains 254 recipes, including some from Gov. Maggie Hassan and Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H. It also includes recipes from members of the Congress of Claremont Senior Citizens. The cookbooks are $15, with a 15 percent discount for advance sales until Aug. 25. …

3-D Printer Programming in Windsor

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Ian Mitchell, 15, of Thetford, left, and Bradon Jarvis, 14, of Claremont, use Tinkercad, an open source design software, to create key chains, cups and slingshot planes with a 3-D printer at the American Precision Museum in Windsor on Wednesday. It was the third day of a workshop in which students use computers …

As Lawyer Questions Process, Claremont Seeks Investigator

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Claremont — The attorney for a man who lost his home due to unpaid taxes said city employees didn’t have a legal basis for removing personal property from the house because the city had not issued a proper eviction notice. Lebanon-based lawyer Brad Wilder contends the city’s failure to follow state law in evicting Roy Hunter raises questions about the process the city …

Sullivan County Outlays Up $600K

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Newport — County commissioners will present a $29.8 million proposed budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 at a public hearing next Monday . If the Sullivan County delegation of state representatives approves the spending plan as recommended, county officials anticipate a 3 cent increase in the …

Robina M. Boone

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Claremont, N.H. — Robina M. Boone, 73, of Yale Street in Claremont, died on Sunday, June 1, 2014 at her home. She was born in Point-Au-Bay, Newfoundland, Canada on Dec. 12, 1940, the daughter of Charles and Elizabeth (Cole) Hutchings. Robina worked as a maternity nurse and unit …

H.S. Notebook: Cards’ Desilets Loses Interim Tag

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Claremont — Ivy Desilets has a vision for improving the fate of the Stevens High girls basketball program, and it’s one she’s looking forward to implementing now that she’s been officially given the reins of the team. Desilets …

Vital Communities Honors 14 Upper Valley Women Leaders

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Hartford — A celebration last week honored 14 women leaders whose work has significantly contributed to the Upper Valley. Vital Communities’ annual Heroes and Leaders event also serves as a benefit for the nonprofit’s Leadership Upper Valley program. The following women were honored at Thursday’s sold out dinner …

Kearsarge Boys Repeat as Track Kings

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Local Roundup: Kearsarge Boys Repeat as Track Kings …

A Raider Resurrection: Lebanon Boys Track Back On Summit

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Pelham, n.h. — With three top-five finishes behind him and his next turn in the long jump just ahead, Will Merchant turned to see Josh Fontaine chasing the leader of the 3,200-meter race at Saturday’s New Hampshire Division …

Claremont City Council Passes Budget After Lengthy Discussion

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Claremont — After nearly four hours of discussion, the City Council passed a $15.8 million budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 in a 4-3 vote. The bottom line of the spending plan is identical to the one proposed by City Manager Guy Santagate at the beginning …

Claremont Senior Center Begins Capital Campaign

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Claremont — Claremont Senior Center recently launched a building improvements campaign to replace its leaking roof, aging kitchen water heaters and worn chairs. To her knowledge, it is the nonprofit’s first building improvements campaign since the center was built 12 years ago, Claire Lessard, executive director, said in …

Beverly Cooley

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Melbourne, Fla. — Beverly Cooley, 81, formerly of Windsor, Vt., passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 17, 2014, surrounded by her close family. She was born in Claremont, N.H. on Sept. 13, 1932, the daughter of (coach) Omer and Eva Rousseau. She attended St. Mary’s High School and …

RVCC Graduation 2014: ‘You Can Change the World’

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Click here for a photo gallery.  ∎ Claremont — Each year, River Valley Community College graduates a mix of students ranging from those just two years out of high school to others, like James Magoon, who commit to higher …