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Medical assistant student Nenette McCusker shows off her gold tassel, indicating a 3.5 or higher cumulative grade point average, as she passes family and friends in the procession to the 47th commencement of River Valley Community College in Claremont, N.H. Friday, May 22, 2015. Tiffany Mooreis at right. RVCC awarded degrees to 225 students in 30 programs during the ceremony. (Valley News - James M. Patterson)
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Students Graduate RVCC

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Claremont — More than 220 students and their families celebrated their educational achievements Friday evening at the 47th commencement at River Valley Community College. “The veterans, single moms, first in family to go to college, and everyone who thought they couldn’t make it, who thought this day would never come — take a moment. Look around. You are here. You …

Local Roundup: Hartford Baseball Drops First of Season

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

White River Junction — Be careful for what you wish, as the Hartford High baseball team found out Monday during a 4-2 loss to Mount Anthony. The setback was the Hurricanes’ first of the season, dropping them to 12-1, and it came with a dramatic ending that left a home fan and a …

At the Hospitals: May 17, 2015

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock CEO and President Among ‘Outstanding Americans’ Lebanon — Dr. James Weinstein, chief executive officer and president of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system, has received the Ellis Island Medal of Honor from the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations. This year’s recipients, 90 in all, include talk show host Meredith Vieira; New York Yankees pitcher …

Barbara Badmington Holden Yeomans

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Newport, N.H. — Barbara Badmington Holden Yeomans, 99, of Newport, passed away at her home on March 19. Born on Dec. 28, 1915, she grew up in Hilliardville, Conn., where her father was a mill manager and her mother a church organist. She first came to Newport in …

Carl Hawkhurst Harriman

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Newport, N.H. — Carl Hawkhurst Harriman died peacefully at his home in Newport on Saturday, March 14, 2015. He was born at home in Rangeley, Maine, on Sept. 16, 1936, the first of two sons born to Oscar William (Bill) and Mae (Hawkhurst) Harriman. He grew up in …

Carl Hawkhurst Harriman

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Newport, N.H. — Carl Hawkhurst Harriman died peacefully at his home in Newport on Saturday, March 14, 2015. He was born at home in Rangeley, Maine, on Sept. 16, 1936, the first of two sons born to Oscar William (Bill) and Mae (Hawkhurst) Harriman. He grew up in …

Kathleen Priscillann (Barton) Johnson

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Madison, Maine — Kathleen Priscillann (Barton) Johnson, 79, passed away Friday, March 13, 2015, at her home in Madison. She was born Oct. 17, 1935, in Newport, N.H., the daughter of George Arthur and Marjorie Emma (Alexander) Barton. She was educated in New Hampshire and graduated from Concord …

Newport School District Meeting 2015 Results

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Newport School District Number of Voters: 693 Number on Checklist: 3,675 School District Moderator: Wm. Howard Dunn School Board 3 yrs: Ann Spencer School Board 3 yrs: Deanna Armstrong School District Treasurer: Robert Scott School District Clerk: Robert Scott …

Newport Accepts School Budget

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Newport — Voters on Tuesday approved all the articles on the warrant, including one-year contracts for teachers and support staff and a tuition agreement with Goshen, N.H., that will send all K-6 students from that town to Newport …

Newport Falls to Campbell in D-III Quarterfinals

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Newport — All teams have a game plan, but rarely does it work like the one Campbell brought to Newport on Saturday night. In a New Hampshire Division III quarterfinal matching two 15-4 teams, the No. 4 Tigers …

Tigers Earn Revenge

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Newport — There were no surprises this time. Last winter, underdog Raymond, the 13th seed in the New Hampshire Division III boys basketball tournament, came into Wheeler Gym in the second round and shocked the fourth-seeded Tigers, 59-51, but this year the Tigers made sure there was no …

Births: March 1, 2015

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center HOLMES — A daughter, Ava Rose Holmes, born on Feb. 3, 2015, to Melissa and Mike Holmes, of Windsor. BREWER — A son, Timothy Edward Brewer, born on Feb. 7, 2015, to Kayt Vernon and Christopher Brewer, of Sharon. SAFFORD — A son, Christian Richard …

Claremont 5K Walk Supports Education To Stop Violence

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Claremont — The ninth annual “Steppin’ Up to End Violence” 5K walk and fun run is set for April 25 at Claremont Middle School. Event-day registration opens at 8:30 a.m., followed by a rally at 9:45 a.m. and the walk and fun run at 10 a.m. Individuals and …