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WIndsor's Tyson Boudro pitches to a Stevens batter during the Windsor at Stevens Baseball game at Barnes Park in Claremont, N.H., on April 21, 2014. 
The host Cardinals won in five innings, 16-6. Valley News - Sarah Priestap

Local Roundup: Cards Shuffle Windsor

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Claremont — It may still be early in the season, but the Stevens High baseball team is bringing the thunder thus far. Getting comfortable quickly in their home surroundings, the Cardinals exploded for a 16-6 victory in five innings over visiting Windsor on Monday afternoon at Barnes Park. Ryan Tanguay sparked things early with an RBI triple for Stevens. Austin Tenney added two hits and drove in a pair of runs. Junior Tyler Woodman had his first varsity hit, a two-run single. Caleb Beckley also drove in a pair, and Richard Bell put the Cardinals up by 10 in the bottom of the fifth, driving …

Stevens High Renovation Project Includes Security Cameras

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Claremont — The multi-million dollar renovation of Stevens High School now includes $43,000 in security cameras. The committee overseeing the renovation voted Wednesday to use money from a contingency fund for the project to pay for interior video cameras that will monitor common areas including hallways, classroom, the gymnasium and the auditorium. The decision brings the total cost for new security system to …

‘I Thought I Wasn’t Done Yet’: Mascoma Gives Ball to Lawrence

Friday, April 11, 2014

West Canaan — As enjoyable as it may have been, watching high school football from above the sidelines wasn’t what Les Lawrence wanted. He needed to be on the sidelines. And, once more, he is. A football coaching veteran of more than three decades, Lawrence officially took over as Mascoma High’s new gridiron …

Hazel F. Hickson

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Norwich, Vt. — Hazel F. Hickson, 94, died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, at Hanover Terrace in Hanover, N.H. She was born April 25, 1919, in Piermont, N.H., one of eight children of Ernest and Hazel (Marshall) Fitzgerald. She was married to Jerome B. Hickson for 72 years. Hazel …

Fired Stevens Coach Wants Meeting With School Board

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Claremont — Ross Dole, fired last week as the Stevens High girls basketball coach, has formally requested a closed door meeting with the school board to discuss what he calls “my wrongful termination.” Dole was fired Jan. 13 …

Plainfield to Discuss Proposed School Budget

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Meriden — Plainfield residents tonight will have a chance to learn about a proposed school budget of just under $6.1 million and to discuss the possibility of launching a full-day kindergarten program. The School Board is holding a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. at the Plainfield School to …

Cardinals Have No Answers

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Claremont — The frustration is beginning to show. In the preseason, Stevens High was figured to rise toward the upper echelon of New Hampshire Division III. Now there is concern about just making the postseason. With Wednesday’s 60-45 loss to Hopkinton, the Cardinals are 2-5. Coach Scott MacNamee …

Evelyn Louise (Weisler) Kamman

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Newton, Mass. — Evelyn Louise (Weisler) Kamman was born Sept. 8, 1922, in Rochester, N.Y., to parents Sarah Weiss Weisler and Morris Weisler. She was 91 years when she died peacefully at the Belmont Manor, in Belmont, Mass. on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. A memorial service will be …

New Route 120 Bus Loop Sought

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Claremont — A House bill that would take the first step toward establishing a bus route between Claremont and Lebanon along Route 120 will be voted on by the New Hampshire House as early as today, state Rep. …

Robert “Bob” A. Evans Jr.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — Robert “Bob” A. Evans Jr., 83, passed away Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at the Lebanon Center Genesis. He was born in Cornish, N.H., Aug. 31, 1930, to the late Robert A. Evans Sr. and Annie Evans Eckerman (Chandler). Bob and his family lived in Cornish …

Kenneth Ray Tashro

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Cornish, N.H. — Kenneth Ray Tashro, 89, of Route120 in Cornish, died on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, one hour before his 90th birthday. He was born in Claremont, N.H., on Jan. 20, 1924, the son of Gerald B. and Estella V. (Braley) Tashro. Ken served in the US …

William C. Weitzel, Jr.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Cornish, N.H. — William C. Weitzel, Jr., age 78, a resident of Cornish, passed away on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, after a long ten-year battle with cancer. Mr. Weitzel was a partner of the law firm of Cummings and Lockwood and a retired Senior Vice President and General …

Yellowjackets Handle Cards

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Windsor — Ross Dole and Ivy Desilets had big plans for the Stevens High girls basketball problem. Together, the coaching duo planned to restructure the girls program in Claremont from the grade school teams through the high school. …