Claremont

At the Hospitals: Feb. 7, 2016

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Local Hospitals Release Community Health Needs Assessment Access to mental health care and affordable health insurance, prescription drugs prices, heroin and the misuse of pain medications are among the Upper Valley ’s most pressing health concerns, according to a report by local hospitals. The 2015 Community Health Needs Assessment is based on focus groups and surveys conducted over a five-month …

Birth Announcements: Feb. 7, 2016

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center BANGRAZI — A daughter, Lilah Ann Bangrazi, born on Jan. 19, 2016, to Katelyn Gibson and Jason Bangrazi, of Newport. BLUME — A daughter, Elena Nichole Blume, born on Jan. 29, 2016, to Kylei Fischer, of Claremont, and Joshua Blume, of Cranston, R.I. Gifford Medical Center HERRING — A son, Marshall Clyde Herring, born on Jan. 22, 2016, to Jerrica …

Entertainment Highlights: Young Couple Demonstrate Ballroom Dances in Claremont

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Go ahead: Try telling Drayton Harvey that ballroom-style dancing belongs to your parents’, your grandparents’ or your great-grandparents’ generation. Or that you don’t have the time. Better still, go to the Claremont Savings Bank Community Center in Claremont on Saturday afternoon, where, in a break from his pre-med studies and doctoral research in …

Police Charge Man Following High Speed Chase in Twin States

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Police Charge Man Following High Speed Chase in Twin States Claremont — Police say no one was injured when a Swanzey, N.H., man led police on high-speed chase that started in Vermont and ended in the driveway of the Lambert Building Supply Company in Claremont on Wednesday morning. …

Helping Hand

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Officer Jennifer Frank helps Candle Hyde, 9, of Windsor, shop for a shirt during Windsor Police Department’s “Shop with a Cop” event on Tuesday in Claremont, where c hildren were given $100 to choose gifts for themselves and …

At the Hospitals: Dec. 20, 2015

Sunday, December 20, 2015

Director of PTSD Center Honored White River Junction — Paula Schnurr, executive director of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, received the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Lifetime Achievement Award last month …

2015-16 High School Bowling Preview

Sunday, December 20, 2015

For the bowling teams at Windsor High and Stevens High, this season is all about completing what they started. Both teams finished with high rankings in their respective states, but each fell short of their ultimate goals with …

Ready to Strike: Bowling in Vermont Aims for VPA Sanctioning

Sunday, December 20, 2015

For outsiders at least, it’s hard to imagine Vermont bowling as anything other than fully sanctioned. It certainly acts like it is. As a new season begins, the sport enters a crossroads, culminating in a May 2016 vote …

N.H. Ranks Near Top For Overdose Deaths

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Drug overdoses took the lives of 334 people in New Hampshire in 2014, putting the state’s death rate in the epidemic of opioid and drug abuse among the worst in the nation, according to a report issued Friday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. New …

Back to the Arbitrator In Claremont

Friday, December 18, 2015

Claremont — The New Hampshire Public Labor Relations Board has ordered the Claremont School Board and the union representing the teachers to go back to arbitration to resolve a dispute over class scheduling at Stevens High School. The labor board said in its Dec. 15 ruling that both …

The Force Has Awakened: Upper Valley Turns Out for First Look at Latest ‘Star Wars’ Film

Friday, December 18, 2015

Claremont — Elias Hunt grew up in the 1990s loving the original Star Wars trilogy. The Cornish resident’s parents saw Epsiodes 4-6 when they were young and raised him on a healthy serving of Luke, Princess Leia and …

Friday, December 18, 2015

Man Crashes into Moody Building, Charged with DWI Claremont — A New York man was charged with driving while intoxicated and resisting arrest Thursday afternoon after police said he drove his car through the bullpen in Opera House …

Rec Notes: Weather Delays Opening of Lebanon Ice Rinks

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Lebanon — The Friends of Lebanon Recreation and Parks successfully raised money needed for the installation of two outdoor skating rinks at Pat Walsh Field. Now all the group needs is a little cooperation from the weather. Sturdy plastic boards measuring 18 inches high were set up recently …