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Claremont moves forward on transferring transfer station to private control
07-15-2022 1:43 PM

By PATRICK O’GRADY

CLAREMONT — After hearing residents speak for and against privatizing the city’s transfer station, the City Council voted, 5-4, on Wednesday to authorize interim City Manager John Bohenko to begin negotiations with DeCamp Waste Services to operate the...


Lebanon High School seniors reflect on four years of learning and bonding
06-13-2022 12:00 PM

By PATRICK ADRIAN

LEBANON — Lebanon High School’s graduating seniors stressed the importance of community and building relationships in their parting words to classmates at the school’s commencement ceremony for the Class of 2022 on Thursday.Over 1,000 people gathered...


Conflict with Newport School Board member drives more educators out the door
06-10-2022 10:54 PM

By PATRICK ADRIAN

NEWPORT — The list of resignations of Newport school officials continues to grow, as residents and educators try to restore civility and cooperation to the relationship between school officials and outspoken School Board member Bert Spaulding.On...


Stevens grads recall highs and lows of pandemic-disrupted high school careers
06-10-2022 7:38 PM

By PATRICK O’GRADY

CLAREMONT — Time and light.Those were the themes expressed by Stevens High School 2022 Salutatorian Olivia Churchill and Valedictorian Sarah Wood during Thursday’s commencement ceremony in the school gymnasium.The graduation, Stevens’ 150th, was a...


Former Claremont mayor switches parties for NH Senate run
06-04-2022 12:55 AM

By PATRICK O’GRADY

CLAREMONT — Disenchanted with the direction of the Republican Party under Donald Trump and appalled by the riot at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, former Claremont Mayor Charlene Lovett has switched her party affiliation and is seeking the...


After crash at Claremont raceway, driver on the road to recovery
05-23-2022 9:30 AM

By PATRICK ADRIAN

CLAREMONT — Driver Tyler Lescord appears to be recovering well from injuries he sustained three weeks ago in a crash during a race at Claremont Motorsports Park, according to Lescord’s family and friends.On April 29, Lescord, 36, was driving in the...


Dartmouth College weighs admissions preference for legacy students, push for diversity
04-24-2022 6:20 AM

By FRANCES MIZE

HANOVER — Gab Smith understands both sides of the conversation surrounding legacy students and Black students at the nation’s elite colleges and universities.A senior at Dartmouth College, Smith is a Black legacy student. Her mother, Tracey...


Claremont Planning Board approves proposal for dialysis clinic
03-03-2022 10:16 PM

By PATRICK O’GRADY

CLAREMONT — Some kidney dialysis patients in the Claremont area face a one-hour round trip a few times a week on top of their hourslong treatment at the closest clinic in Lebanon. That commute could change soon after the approval of a new clinic that...


Claremont man known for mentoring kids charged with child pornography
12-16-2021 3:39 PM

By MIKE DONOGHUE

BURLINGTON — A 34-year-old Claremont man known for his child mentoring efforts in the Twin States has been arrested on a felony charge of production of child sexual abuse material, aka child pornography, in Windsor County, according to federal...


New coach, new promise for Kimball Union boys basketball
02-01-2020 9:50 PM

By ADAM BOFFEY

MERIDEN — Cory McClure is off to a good start at Kimball Union Academy.The new boys basketball coach has the Wildcats sitting at 15-3 with 10 games left in the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council Class AA regular season. KUA extended its...


Research helps Dartmouth confront the ties to slavery in its past
09-09-2019 12:42 PM

By MATT GOLEC

HANOVER — In 1776, the year the United States declared its independence, the Rev. Eleazar Wheelock wrote a letter to discuss purchasing two items: a wheel of cheese and a human being.“I understand the money must be paid down for the cheese,” wrote the...


Red River CEO killed in boating accident in Maryland
07-05-2019 9:56 PM

By PATRICK O’GRADY

CLAREMONT — Jeff Sessions, the CEO of Claremont-based Red River computer company, was killed along with his wife in a boating accident in Maryland early Wednesday morning.According to the Capital Gazette newspaper, Sessions, 53, and Elizabeth Howle,...


Hanover overhauls parking with new rates, fines and mobile app
06-30-2019 10:02 PM

By ROHAN CHAKRAVARTY

HANOVER — New parking rates — and fines — go into effect on Monday as the town of Hanover tries to do more to encourage commuters to park in lots on the outskirts of downtown, freeing up more spaces for shoppers and other short-term visitors.Hanover...


Norwich artist Penelope Bennett looks back, and ahead
03-26-2019 3:12 PM

By NICOLA SMITH

Penelope Bennett began making art in circumstances in which art might be the last thing on anyone’s mind.During the German bombardment of London in World War II, Bennett’s mother urged her two young daughters to draw and paint to take their minds off...


Claremont City Manager Ryan McNutt Fired; McNutt Vows to Appeal
01-03-2019 9:50 AM

By Patrick O’Grady

Claremont — Claremont City Manager Ryan McNutt was dismissed by the City Council in a 7-2 vote on Wednesday night, Mayor Charlene Lovett said following another nonpublic meeting on personnel that lasted about two hours.McNutt, who was hired in...


Three Sullivan County Men Face Charges After Gunshots Fired in Claremont
01-02-2019 3:49 PM

By Patrick O’Grady

Newport — Two brothers charged with first-degree assault for allegedly firing a gun in two locations on Sunday night in Claremont were ordered held without bail following their arraignment on Monday in Sullivan County Superior Court.A third suspect,...


Thetford Resident Recalls Her Life in Vietnam and Years of Travel
08-06-2018 12:12 PM

By Nicola Smith

Le Lieu Browne brings bowls of pho, the national dish of her native Vietnam, to her dining room table. Pronounced “fuh,” it’s a meat broth with transparent rice noodles, onions, thin slices of beef, ginger, fish sauce, whole cloves and the faintly...


Whistleblower Case Settled In Randolph
07-07-2018 11:36 PM

By Mike Donoghue

Burlington — Gifford Medical Center has reached an out-of-court settlement with a former employee who asserted that she was fired after reporting sexual harassment in the workplace and improper patient care at the Randolph hospital, according to...


Osher Class Examines Depression-Era Foodways
01-22-2018 4:07 PM

By Nicola Smith

Imagine a crumbly pie crust that tastes a little salty and a little sweet, and has the soft, flaking quality of a phyllo. Is it made from flour, vegetable shortening and butter? Flour and lard? The texture and flavor is subtly different from the usual...


New Hampshire Author Pens New Book About the Struggles of a Former Mill Town
12-15-2017 1:53 PM

By Nicola Smith

Ten years ago, the Groveton, N.H. paper mill, which had been in existence since 1889, shut its doors for good, devastating the local economy and community.Groveton, in northern Coos County, is just one of many New England towns that, in the early- to...

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