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Claremont may ease charging ‘special assessments’ for infrastructure repairs
09-11-2023 8:46 PM

By PATRICK O’GRADY

CLAREMONT — The City Council on Wednesday will consider a change in the ordinance governing the use of special assessments to pay for a portion of infrastructure repairs. If approved, the change would give the city manager more control over when and...


2023 Upper Valley high school fall sports guide: cross country
09-11-2023 1:08 PM

By PATRICK O’GRADY

HANOVERCoaches: Eric Picconi (10) and Dorcas DenHartog (10)Last year: Girls were state champions, placed first in the N.H. Meet of Champions, seventh in the New England Championship and won the CVC Championship. Boys were third at the state meet,...


Abenaki tribe seeks to establish cultural center in Claremont
09-01-2023 8:09 PM

By PATRICK O’GRADY

CLAREMONT — On Tuesday, the Zoning Board of Adjustment will hear a request for a special exception to establish an Abenaki cultural center on about 11 acres on Elm Street.The center, proposed by the Ko’asek of Turtle Island, based in Alstead, N.H.,...


Three Claremont development projects receive regional grants
08-30-2023 4:45 PM

By PATRICK O’GRADY

CLAREMONT — Three different development and revitalization projects in the city have been awarded more than $1 million in combined grants from the Northern Borders Regional Commission’s Catalyst Program.Melissa Richmond, founder and executive director...


Republican DeSantis laments nation’s ‘state of decline’ as his own polling has fallen
08-21-2023 5:57 PM

By JUSTIN CAMPFIELD

Finding his status as the Republican party’s leading alternative to former president Donald Trump increasingly challenged both nationally and in New Hampshire, Ron DeSantis came to Newport on Saturday night for a town hall that saw the Florida...


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

By PATRICK O’GRADY

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...


Charlestown Selectboard rescinds building permits after opponents find history is on their side
08-11-2023 5:46 PM

By PATRICK O’GRADY

CHARLESTOWN — The Selectboard has revoked two building permits issued to a landowner who planned to construct a home on Perry Mountain after it was discovered that the access road to the property had been discontinued as a designated right of way more...


Royalton talk explores Abenaki sites and history
08-09-2023 9:12 AM

By RAY COUTURE

ROYALTON — Applause rang out inside the Royalton Academy Building Saturday afternoon as John Moody rose in front of a packed audience, but Moody was quick to shush it.Moody, who runs the Winter Center for Indigenous Traditions in Norwich along with...


Claremont schools push meal program sign-ups to boost aid for the district
08-03-2023 11:23 PM

By PATRICK O’GRADY

CLAREMONT — The school district is working to have as many families as possible complete the application for free and reduced-price meals because each student who qualifies can mean more in state financial aid to the district.SAU 6 Business...


A gathering 250 years in the making
07-31-2023 5:02 AM

By RAY COUTURE

CORNISH — You’d think a family that’s lived in the same house for the last two-and-a-half centuries would know how to throw a party there at the drop of a hat.But for the Fitchs, who have owned and lived on their 165-acre plot of land atop Dingleton...


Valley Regional project hinges on approval of DH membership 
07-28-2023 6:09 PM

By PATRICK O’GRADY

CLAREMONT — Valley Regional Hospital is waiting for a decision on a proposed affiliation with Dartmouth Health before beginning construction on a planned 23,800-square-foot medical office building.The Claremont hospital also will embark on a capital...


Shorter Prouty still long on heart
07-17-2023 3:20 AM

By RAY COUTURE

HANOVER — Cheers from the rider’s tent and buzzing dragonflies greeted the Prouty Ultimate bicyclists as they crossed the finish line at Frances C. Richmond Middle School on Friday afternoon.The 42nd annual Prouty, a fundraiser that brings in millions...


Haley brings Republican primary campaign to Hanover
07-10-2023 9:10 PM

By RAY COUTURE

HANOVER — Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley greeted a packed crowd inside Dartmouth’s Adelphian Lodge Saturday morning with a joke about the building’s connection to a certain famous ’70s comedy about an unruly fraternity.“You left out...


Newport developer sues over water, sewer connection fees
07-06-2023 6:33 PM

By PATRICK O’GRADY

NEWPORT — The town is facing a second legal challenge to its water and sewer connection fees, which developers say are opaque and onerous.One real estate executive is pointing the finger directly at Newport’s municipal government, led by Town Manager...


Claremont City Council rejects bond for paving 
07-03-2023 9:42 AM

By PATRICK O’GRADY

CLAREMONT — The City Council unanimously approved a $19.5 million budget for the fiscal year beginning Saturday after adding $250,000 to the line item for paving.The additional paving money came after the council rejected a proposed 10-year bond for...


Grantham Old Home Day celebration delights children of all ages
07-02-2023 9:05 PM

By RAY COUTURE

GRANTHAM — Clayton Smith heard the sirens before he saw the parade.Wanting a better view of the convoy of fire engines and police cruisers, Clayton, 6, dressed in shorts and a sleeveless T-shirt emblazoned with the American flag, broke free from his...


Dartmouth research explores role of disappearing ash trees 
07-01-2023 10:44 PM

By RAY COUTURE 

HANOVER — How will forests in the Upper Valley fare when there are no more ash trees?That question, and specifically what will happen to the fungi that interact with those ash trees as the emerald ash borer continues its expansion into Vermont and New...


Pride: Bethel man aims to help LGBTQ+ youth grow up proud
06-16-2023 4:31 PM

By KAELI BENNETT 

BETHEL — For Leonard Meek, living is all about having fun. Celebrating the LGBTQ+ community, part of what he’s known for in Bethel, is about promoting “safe, queer fun,” especially to young people. Meek has been having fun his entire life, and he has...


Newport graduates urged to try new things
06-15-2023 9:38 PM

By PATRICK O’GRADY

NEWPORT — The Newport Class of 2023 waited out a day of rain for graduation and was rewarded with sunny skies to celebrate their achievement before family and friends on the high school football field on Thursday evening.The ceremony’s speakers...


Thetford Academy graduates celebrate a ‘wild four years’
06-11-2023 6:16 AM

By KAELI BENNETT

THETFORD — Thetford Academy celebrated the accomplishments of 42 graduating seniors at the school’s 204th commencement Friday night. Thanks to Thetford Academy’s tradition of having solely student speakers, the audience heard from them directly about...

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