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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 about $104,000. Steve Horton, the school district’s …

‘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 …

Unity Reviews Work on School

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Unity — With the controversial $2.75 million bond vote to finish the K-8 elementary school out of the way, the School Board meeting Tuesday night drew just a couple of residents instead of the more than 50 who had been turning out for most meetings the last few months. Gordon Bristol, the owner’s representative on the school project, gave an update on construction. …

Unity Residents Told $3 Million Needed to Finish K-8 School

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Unity — The lifting of the stop-work order Tuesday on construction of the Unity Elementary School did little to please several residents at Tuesday night’s School Board meeting who responded in disbelief when told the general contractor, Trumbull-Nelson, …

Local Roundup: Junior Doubles At UNH: Brechbuhl Wins Twice for Hanover

Monday, February 17, 2014

Durham, n.h. — The Hanover High School swim team can boast a two-time state champion and a third-place team from the girls’ half of Sunday’s NHIAA Division II swimming championships at the University of New Hampshire. Junior Elisabeth Brechbuhl raced to victories in the girls 200- and 500-yard …

Mary Ellen Bellimer

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Unity, N.H. — Mary Ellen Bellimer, 68, of Quaker City Road in Unity, died unexpectedly on Thursday morning Feb. 6, 2014, at her home. She was born in Wilmington, Del. on Dec. 2, 1945, the daughter of the late James and Edith (Kelly) Peters. Mary Ellen was a …

Newport Junior Reaches 1,000 Points in Victory

Friday, February 7, 2014

Newport — Andrew Houde has a little brother, 5-year-old Jackson. Quite little, as in maybe hip high on the 6-foot, 3-inch Newport High junior. It’s safe to say Jackson is both Houde’s biggest and smallest fan. And if …

Local Roundup: Spartans Hold Off Lebanon

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Pembroke, n.h. — A matchup of the top two boys basketball teams in NHIAA Division II didn’t go Lebanon High’s way Tuesday, but coach Kieth Matte said his troops put up a strong fight during a rough-and-tumble clash. …

Boys Hoop: Wildcats Go Long Range to Defeat Cardinals

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Claremont — Until Monday, Fall Mountain High coach Jason Bardis didn’t think he had a 3-point shooting team. But after the Wildcats dropped in eight such shots during a 67-59 win over Stevens, Bardis had to change his thinking. “I told the kids at the half not to …

Another Night, and Another Cardinals Victory

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Claremont — The Stevens High boys basketball team won for the second time in as many nights Tuesday, its 58-46 defeat of visiting Mascoma improving the Cardinals’ record to 4-6. The Royals won the teams’ first meeting this season by 12 points on Jan. 7. “I think we …

Local Roundup: Hanover Topples Concord

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

West Lebanon — After seeing a big lead vanish in the blink of an eye, Ben Acker scored a game-winning goal late in the third period to lift Hanover to a 5-4 boys hockey victory over Concord at …

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 …

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 …