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Valley Regional program provides primary care for former inmates
01-06-2024 4:24 AM


CLAREMONT — Shortly after Jillian Rafter arrived to work as a primary care nurse practitioner at Valley Regional Hospital in the winter of 2022, she noticed that a certain subset of patients was showing up in the examination room.“They told me they...

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Sullivan County considers renewable energy offer that could cut costs
12-06-2023 3:40 AM


NEWPORT — Sullivan County Commissioners gave County Manager Derek Ferland the go-ahead on Tuesday to negotiate a contract with a solar energy project that could lower the electric bill at the county complex in Unity.The deal with Freedom Energy...

Claremont man to serve at least 2 years for gas station robbery
10-25-2023 10:39 PM


NEWPORT — A 40-year-old Claremont man has told the court that he intends to plead guilty to robbing a Claremont gas station and convenience store earlier this year and will serve at least two years in prison.James Oberfeldt has agreed to plead guilty...

Police: Claremont man arrested after firing gun inside home
10-07-2023 6:24 AM


CLAREMONT — A 38-year-old Claremont man faces a reckless conduct with a deadly weapon charge after he was arrested following reports that he fired a weapon inside his home.Joshua Deveney, of Heritage Drive in Claremont, has been also charged with...

Charlestown man sentenced to prison in beating death over backpack
09-17-2023 2:40 AM


NEWPORT — The victim’s family and the perpetrator’s family recounted how their lives have been shattered by physical violence Thursday as a Charlestown man was sentenced for negligent homicide in Sullivan County Superior Court.Marcel Boucher, 43, of...

Upper Valley nursing homes say federal staffing proposal ignores work force realities
09-16-2023 11:59 PM


NORTH HAVERHILL — Administrators of Upper Valley nursing homes are balking at proposed changes to federal staffing requirements, which they say would be difficult for them to meet and could put beds offline, reducing the availability of long-term care...

Sullivan County exploring creation of child care center
08-18-2023 5:55 PM


UNITY — Sullivan County officials are planning a feasibility study about building a child care center at the county complex that would serve county employees and perhaps others in the community.The study would include an evaluation of the need, types...

Claremont woman gets suspended sentence for shooting during altercation
08-15-2023 5:07 PM

NEWPORT — A 34-year-old Claremont woman who shot a woman in the leg during a melee — which interrupted the swearing-in ceremony of the city’s new police chief as officers dashed out to respond to the scene last summer — has pleaded guilty to a charge...

Newport woman to plead guilty in body dumping case
08-10-2023 4:17 PM

NEWPORT — A 50-year-old woman who was one of five people involved in dumping the body of a man in the woods who died of a suspected drug overdose has filed notice with the court that she intends to plead guilty to charges related to the crime.Laurel...

Woman to plead guilty in shooting that interrupted Claremont police chief’s swearing-in
07-21-2023 8:29 PM

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NEWPORT — A 34-year-old Claremont woman who shot a woman in the leg during a confrontation outside her home on Pearl Street last summer — and interrupted police chief’s swearing-in ceremony when police were called out to respond to the incident —...

Fourth person pleads guilty in Newport body-dumping case
07-06-2023 7:03 PM


NEWPORT — A 29-year-old Newport man pleaded guilty to charges he helped to dump the body of a man suspected of dying of a drug overdose.This is the fourth of five defendants to plead guilty in a gruesome case that involved criminal charges against...

Sullivan County delegation approves $38.7 million budget
06-29-2023 11:52 PM


CLAREMONT — At its annual convention, the Sullivan County delegation of state representatives unanimously approved a $38.7 million budget for the fiscal year beginning on Saturday.The budget represents a 1.4% increase from the current budget of $38.15...

Pay increases and nursing home expansion driving up Sullivan County budget
06-08-2023 5:11 PM


CLAREMONT — The county delegation of state representatives will hold a public hearing Tuesday on the Sullivan County Commissioners’ proposed $39 million budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1.The hearing will be held in the Goodrich room of the...

Two more plead guilty in Newport case where body was dumped in woods
06-06-2023 1:47 PM


NEWPORT — Two more people have pleaded guilty to their involvement in dumping the body of a man suspected of having died in a drug overdose in Newport, making three defendants who have cut plea deals and leaving two charged in the case — a mother and...

Charlestown suspect on home confinement until trial for alleged fatal assault over backpack
02-15-2023 8:16 PM


NEWPORT — A 42-year-old Charlestown man charged with assaulting another man who later died from his apparent injuries must remain confined at home and wear a monitoring bracelet while on bail, a Sullivan County judge ordered on Wednesday.Marcel...

NH teen sentenced in Claremont shooting
02-08-2023 4:28 PM

NEWPORT — One of three teenagers charged in shooting and attempting to rob a man in the parking lot of Walmart in Claremont in October pleaded guilty and was sentenced this week to two years in Sullivan County House of Corrections.Emil Ortiz, 18, of...

Newport library to host ‘The Opioid Epidemic: Where Do I fit In?’
01-31-2023 4:16 PM

NEWPORT — The Richards Free Library in Newport is scheduled to host “The Opioid Epidemic: Where Do I fit In?” in its ballroom later this month.The free event will offer information about harm reduction, opioid overdose, how to use naloxone, also known...

Charlestown man dies weeks after alleged beating over backpack
01-12-2023 10:40 PM


CHARLESTOWN — A Charlestown man is being charged with first-degree felony assault in the alleged beating of another man who then spent a combined 21 days in intensive and palliative care before dying, according to court records and interviews with the...

Newport drug dealer receives two-year sentence
07-11-2022 9:13 PM


NEWPORT — A 31-year Newport woman whose drug sales prosecutors said resulted in multiple overdoses in the area — including her own — pleaded guilty to the charges and was sentenced to time in county jail on Monday.Maryanne Baldauff received identical...

NH bill would require licenses for hunting at Corbin Park preserve
01-13-2020 10:20 PM


CROYDON — Corbin Park, the large private hunting preserve with an individual membership fee that runs into the tens of thousands of dollars, is being targeted by proposed legislation that would require its members to buy a new class of hunting...

Ruger estate sells for fraction of list price
10-18-2019 10:09 PM


NEWPORT — The North Newport estate of former gunmaker William B. Ruger Jr. sold for just under $613,000 last month, according to property records, far below the $2.5 million list price for the restored home prior to the auction.One of the owners of...

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