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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. …

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. …

Birth Announcements: Jan. 19, 2014

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital DEMOND — A daughter, Kinsleigh Marie Demond, born Dec. 6, 2013, to Stephanie Leigh Partridge, of Unity, and Matthew Todd Demond, of Springfield, Vt. Gifford Medical Center RUBINS — A son, Logan Alan Rubins, born Dec. 31, 2013, to Danielle Davis and Aaron …

Stevens Dismisses Girls Coach

Friday, January 17, 2014

Claremont — When Ross Dole was hired to replace Carl Desilets as the Stevens High School basketball coach varsity girls basketball coach less than two years ago, he was in seventh heaven. “I’m a Stevens High School (1985) …

Windsor Basketball Makes Big Comeback

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Windsor — Stevens High boys basketball coach Scott MacNamee has never liked having his team play in the Windsor gym. “We never do well over here,” he said. Well, he probably likes it a lot less after what happened Wednesday night as Windsor, down by 20 points in …

Unity Hires New Firm to Finish Elementary School Building

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Unity — The School Board voted to hire Trumbull-Nelson as the new construction manager on the elementary school after a nonpublic meeting with legal counsel Monday. The Hanover firm replaces Scott Vaughn of Vaughn Associates, who was removed as construction manager in November by the School Board, primarily …

Tigers Growl Over Cardinals

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Claremont — At first, Newport High’s basketball team looked a bit intimidated. Carr Gym was packed, and Stevens has one of those team introductions where the gym is darkened and a spotlight is turned on each Stevens players …

At Newport, 3 Heads Are Better Than One

Friday, January 10, 2014

Newport — When Dave Muzzey resigned as the Newport High girls basketball coach four games into the season, the program scrambled. Area schools have tried co-coaches in a number of sports, but rarely has it been successful. Which …

Rain (Ice, Snow), Go Away: Postponements Send ADs Scrambling

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Claremont — Monday morning, Newport Middle High School athletic director Doug Beaupre was dealing with a situation that confronts all athletic officials this time of year — sharing his time between his full-time job as the school’s athletic …

Wedding: Kanto — Chamberlain

Sunday, January 5, 2014

Claremont — Cally Marie Kanto and Travis Arthur Chamberlain were married on Oct. 12, 2013, at St. Joseph’s Church in Claremont. The ceremony was officiated by the Rev. George Majka. The bride was given in marriage by her …

Honoring the Valley’s Best From A to Z

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

So in case you missed the first offering, we’ve got a second helping of athletic accomplishments to wrap up 2013. We call it our annual Alphabet Awards. Just pick a letter … A: Nick Alexander — The Lebanon …