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Claremont 2014-15 Bus Routes

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Upheaval at Market Basket Has Effect on Food Pantries

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Newport — The bare shelves at Market Basket stores across the region has translated to fewer items on the shelves at some Upper Valley food pantries . Newport Food Pantry on South Main Street has seen a disruption in donations — perhaps the most significant in 17 years — since an ownership dispute …

New Store to Occupy Vacant Lowe’s Building in Claremont

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Claremont — Runnings, a chain of general merchandise stores headquartered in Minnesota, expects to bring 60 full- and part-time jobs to the city next spring when it opens a store at the former Lowe’s location on Washington Street. Dennis Jensen, director of marketing for Runnings, confirmed Monday that the 67-year-old privately owned company that has 32 stores in four Midwestern states purchased the …

Lebanon Hires Claremont’s DPW Director

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Claremont — The resignation of the city’s public works director is a “tremendous loss” for the city but also presents an opportunity to look at restructuring the department, City Manager Guy Santagate said Friday. After eight years of running the department that oversees all infrastructure, including streets and …

Views Vary on Smoking Ban Proposal for Claremont Parks

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Claremont — Compromise may not have been in the air at the city council meeting when residents commented on a proposed smoking ban in some city parks, but people enjoying the sunshine in a few parks earlier this week said giving both sides a little of what they …

Forum, July 11: You Snubbed a Good Parade; Math Rules Don’t Add Up; Vanity and Immorality; The Co-op Debate

Friday, July 11, 2014

Paper Snubbed a Good Parade To the Editor: The Lebanon High School Alumni Day parade is a long-time tradition for us folks who live in Lebanon. It’s a big deal! It’s a fun time for classmates working on the floats as a team and a joy to behold …

Local News Briefs: Friday, July 11

Friday, July 11, 2014

Claremont Police Dispatcher Charged With Sex Crimes Claremont — A city police department dispatcher is being held on $100,000 cash bail following his arraignment Thursday on two felony sex crime charges. James Boisclair, 53, of Claremont was arraigned …

Lebanon Fills School Business Position

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Lebanon — A week after the departure of three key administrators, the Lebanon School Board began filling holes in the district’s leadership team. At its meeting Tuesday, the board approved the hiring of Tim Ball, currently business administrator in Claremont, to replace outgoing nine-year veteran employee Jim Fenn, …

Inquiry Into Home Seizure OK’d

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Claremont — Though members expressed confidence in the accuracy and thoroughness of the report from Police Chief Alex Scott, the City Council voted 9-0 Wednesday night to have the city hire an outside investigator to look into the recent series of events at a home the city seized …

Lebanon Juniors on the Rise Again

Monday, July 7, 2014

Lebanon — The Lebanon Post 22 junior American Legion baseball team made quick work of two foes Sunday, routing Alton, 14-4, and New London, 10-0, each in only five innings. Despite a new head coach and numerous new …

High School Students Clean Up the Trails

Friday, July 4, 2014

Norwich —This summer, Upper Valley high school students needn’t travel far to get valuable trail stewardship experience. Starting Monday, 38 teenagers from nine area schools will join Upper Valley Trails Alliance staff for its High School Trail Corps, a series of workdays clearing, building and blazing area trails. …

Dorothy (Carrier) LaClair Nies

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Unity, N.H. — Dorothy LaClair Nies, 85, died Saturday, June 28, 2014, at Sullivan County Nursing Home. She was born in Claremont, N.H. on July 14, 1929, a daughter of Edward and Mary Currier. She was married to Lawrence “Pat” LaClair who predeceased her. She was then married …

Ellie M. Rivard

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Ascutney, Vt. — Ellie M. Rivard, 78, passed away at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon on Saturday, June 28, 2014. She was born in Hanover, N.H. on Aug. 5, 1935, the daughter of Ernest and Elizabeth (LaBelle) Simpson. She was currently living in Ascutney, with her daughter & …