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River Valley Community College to Present Award to Hypertherm Exec

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Claremont — For her years of support of efforts to train and employ graduates of River Valley Community College in Claremont, and to generally widen access to job training, the school will confer its Walter R. Peterson Award on Hypertherm’s Barbara Couch. Couch, Hypertherm’s vice president of corporate responsibility, will receive the award on Sept. 19, during the Peterson Award dinner that will complete a week of activities marking the …

Post 22 Seniors Fall in Extras

Monday, July 28, 2014

Nashua, n.h. — Ryan Corderio delivered Mike Wasserman with a 12th-inning sacrifice fly as Dover Post 8 handed Lebanon Post 22 its first loss of the New Hampshire Senior American Legion state tournament on Friday, 2-1, at Holman Stadium. The defeat sends Post 22 (15-5) to a losers’ bracket contest this morning at 8 a.m. against Sweeney Post 2 of Nashua. Sweeney bounced …

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 …

Newport Softball Grinds Out 10-Inning Win Over Stevens

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Newport — Whatever works. Newport pitcher Stephanie Carl kept yelling encouraging words to her team as three times they fell behind late in their New Hampshire Division III second-round softball game with Stevens on Thursday. “Honestly, I even …

Claremont Looks At School Grading

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Claremont — The committee formed to review and recommend ways to improve the standard-based grading system implemented two years ago in the SAU presented recommendations to the School Board Wednesday evening. The over-arching goal, committee members said, was to improve the clarity of the system and communication, especially …

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 …