January 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Habitat for Humanity seeking homes to repair &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Upper Valley Habitat for Humanity is entering the next stage of its Neighborhood Revitalization program in Claremont and is seeking applicants for home renovations in a downtown neighborhood, as well as applicants to be in a neighbor More...

Local

Dr. Tormey joins Mt. Ascutney Hospital staff &nbsp

WINDSOR — Lauren Tormey, MD, a board-certified gastroenterologist, has joined the staff of the gastroenterology department at Mt. More...

Winter Carnival to feature snowman contest &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — The new tradition of bringing a Winter Carnival to Springfield continues in 2017 with a weekend of family-friendly winter fun at Crown Point Country Club on Feb. 10, 11 and 12. More...

Fugitive of the Week: Bernice Pleisch &nbsp

Bernice Pleisch, 45, is wanted for allegedly violating the conditions of her probation.Pleisch was indicted by the Sullivan County Grand Jury on Aug. More...

Sports

Stevens honors senior swimmers &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Jennie Morey and Samantha Woodman swam their final relay together at the Claremont Savings Bank Community Center in victorious fashion Friday.  More...

Cardinals sweep past Winnisquam &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Both Stevens basketball teams were victorious Friday night as Coach Ivy Condon’s girls won 57-27 while Matt Baird-Torney’s team posted a dramatic win 62-57. GirlsStevens 57, Winnisquam 27 More...

Sunapee boys win Pats Peak slalom &nbsp

HENNIKER, N.H. More...

Community

Springfield Senior Center news &nbsp

On Wednesday, Jan. 25, we will be playing Bingo and celebrating the birthdays for the month of January. Come join us, who knows, you may get lucky and win!  On Wednesday, Feb. More...

Cribbage and bridge results &nbsp

Tri-Town Cribbage was played Tuesday, Jan. 17, at the Earl M. Bourdon Centre in Claremont. More...

Just Arrived: Gavin Paul Bosse &nbsp

Gavin Paul Bosse Gavin Paul Bosse was born Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon to Shannen Evans and Michael Bosse of Goshen.     More...

Special Sections

Land survey next step in rail trail improvement project &nbsp

CLAREMONT — The interim director of the Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission said his agency would be “happy to help” the city with plans to develop an abandoned rail corridor along Route 11 in Claremont.  On Thursday, Jon More...

Claremont man going to state prison for 2015 home invasion &nbsp

NEWPORT — A Claremont man pleaded guilty Friday to charges that he broke into the home of a Charlestown woman in May 2015, stole precious metals and jewelry from a safe, then left her  tied up against an upright beam in her cold basement for hou More...

Animals, staff safe following fire at Springfield Animal Hospital &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — Due to a quick and calm response by staffers, firefighters and passers-by, every person and animal made it safely out of the building following a fire at the Springfield Animal Hospital Thursday night. More...

Region

Regulators say fishermen can catch more dogfish this year &nbsp

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Fishing regulators are going to allow fishermen to catch more smooth dogfish, a species of increasing interest in commercial fisheries. More...

3 of 4 New Hampshire Democrats to attend inauguration &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Three of four members of New Hampshire's Congressional delegation plan to attend Republican President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration. More...

Woman in fatal teen overdose arrested in unrelated drug case &nbsp

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Police say a woman who pleaded guilty to giving a 17-year-old girl a lethal dose of fentanyl at a New Hampshire motel has been arrested on a warrant in an unrelated drug investigation in which she overdosed. More...

Nation

Promises, subdued pomp and protests as Trump sworn in &nbsp

WASHINGTON  — Pledging to empower America's "forgotten men and women," Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking command of a deeply divided nation and ushering in an unpredictable era in Washington. More...

Ailing George H.W. Bush, wife showing improvement &nbsp

HOUSTON — Doctors removed former President George H.W. Bush's breathing tube on Friday and he was breathing well on his own at a Houston hospital, his spokesman said. More...

With hopes and fears, a divided America watches inauguration &nbsp

ADRIAN, Mich. — In living rooms, cafes and offices, people across America watched Donald Trump become the nation's 45th president on Friday, with many eagerly anticipating the historic transition and others deeply fearing it.   More...

Opinion

Youth mentoring in Windsor County &nbsp

To the Editor,   More...

Record Straight &nbsp

Bursting the mainstream media bubble

Perpetuating its game of smoke and mirrors, the mainstream media has found another culprit to blame for Hillary Clinton’s electoral defeat — the internet echo chamber (see also: James Comey, Fake News, Russia).    More...

Lifestyles

Bramblings &nbsp

A snowy morning

A January snowstorm has just dropped a few inches of snow on us as I write. The trees outside the living room window are dressed with a beautiful coat of snow, and the world is beautiful and snow-covered.    More...

Obituaries

Barbara A. Richner &nbsp

CLAREMONT  —  Barbara A. Richner, 68, of Hanover Street in Claremont, died Thursday Jan.19, 2017, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, following a period of failing health. More...

Donald Collins &nbsp

LEEDS, Mass. — Donald Collins, 86, of Leeds, Massachusetts, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, surrounded by his beloved wife and many family members. More...

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