Breaking News from Claremont NH
Find the latest Claremont NH News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.
Fire at Vermont Country Store warehouse
RUTLAND, Vt. (WCAX) -A structure fire closed Route 7-B Central between Route 103 and U-S Route 7 early Sunday morning.The Rutland Fire department reports it responded to the Vermont Country Store warehouse on Vermont Route 7-B in Clarendon at 10:45 p.m. Saturday night.Crews worked through the night
Claremont House Races Draw Eight Candidates
There are four House seats representing Claremont, one for each of the three wards and a fourth, Sullivan 10, representing the entire city.
Lodging Industry Suffers as More Upper Valley Residents Rent Their Properties on Airbnb
Hartland— Lauren Anderson, owner of Weaving Dreams Farm on Rice Road, where she raises alpacas, is doing it. So is her neighbor, Lesley Bracker, owner of Barron Hill Alpacas, a half-mile away on County Road. And their friend, Dan O’Brien, who owns a 5,500-square-foot home on Tinkham Hill Road up a w
Shots Fired Leads to Arrest in New Hampshire
A New Hampshire man has been arrested after reports of shots fired involving several people. Forty-one-year-old Michael Connarn of Chesterfield was arrested Friday following the incident that happened earlier in the day in Chesterfield. The New Hampshire State Police responded to reports of shots fi
Crews battle major Clarendon fire
The fire reportedly started around 11:45 p.m., according to the Rutland City Fire Department, whose crews were released at about 5 a.m.
Sentences meted out for drug, assault charges
A Bay State man was sentenced in Cheshire County Superior Court in Keene recently for stealing a snowplow.John Whelden, 48, of Framingham, Mass., pleaded guilty to committing felony theft by unauthorized taking in Swanzey in October 2017. According to sentencing documents, Whelden and Christopher In
Second suspect wanted in prayer house robbery
JAMAICA, Vt. (WCAX) -Police are searching for a second suspect in a robbery that happened at a prayer house in Jamaica, Vermont.
Veteran to ‘Coach’ Claremont City Manager on Communication Skills
The city will pay between $4,000 and $6,500 for MacQueen’s services, which will last for no more than 90 days, Mayor Charlene Lovett said.
Late-night crash ends in DUI arrest
MARSHFIELD - A Plainfield woman is facing a charge of drunken driving following a late-night crash on Nasmith Brook Road.State police said they responded to a report of the one-vehicle crash shortly after 11:30 p.m. on Friday and identified the driver as 38-year-old Emily Comstock after arriving at
N.H. State Police Investigator Testifies During Fatal Crash Trial
Detective Michael McLaughlin said he located two “scrub marks,” or skid-type prints, near the centerline of the roadway, something he said signifies where Kristin Lake’s and Michelle Fenimore’s vehicles first made contact. Knowing that information, he then used other physical evidence at the scene,
Area UPS Driver Retires After Nearly 4 Decades of Deliveries
The person who sneezed, postal service worker Cara Decato, hasn’t greeted Grace yet, but people who interact with such regularity needn’t bother exchanging daily pleasantries. The conversation naturally resumes from the day before, as if Grace never left.
3 charged in Claremont Ave. shooting, as investigations in 3 other weekend shootings continue
MANCHESTER, NH– The Manchester Police Department is investigating four separate shooting incidents over the weekend. One of the shootings resulted in a man being treated for a single non-life threatening gunshot wound to the arm, while the other three incidents did not involve any other gunshot vict
Adoptable Pets in the Upper Valley
“Hi! My name’s David and I’m a 2-year-old neutered male. I came to Lucy Mackenzie as a stray and the people here have been so very nice to me!
Woman convicted in fatal Allenstown crash violates probation, again
Nearly two years ago, Jordan Heath, 27, of Pembroke pleaded guilty to vehicular assault in Merrimack County Superior Court for texting at the time of the crash in Allenstown that killed Michael Phelps, who previously taught at Rundlett Middle School and Concord High. Since then, she has tested posit
K-9 finds Belmont man missing for months hidden in wall under stairs | New Hampshire
Stephen Anderson, 25, was arrested on order of New Hampshire Probation and Parole as well as for bench warrants issued in Merrimack County and by local police, said Belmont Police Captain Richard Mann.
Hinsdale man gets jail time for burglary
A Hinsdale man was sentenced recently in Cheshire County Superior Court in Keene for burglarizing the Winchester School.Arthur R. Labshere Jr., 41, pleaded guilty to burglary, a felony. According to sentencing documents, he illegally entered the Winchester School with the intent to commit theft in M
Small fire at Brattleboro industrial plant causes minor damage to machinery
BRATTLEBORO — Smoke from a small fire in the back of an industrial building caused employees to be evacuated Friday afternoon.The fire, at the Neenah, Inc. plant on Wellington Road, caused no injuries, according to Brattleboro Fire Chief Michael Bucossi.
Man charged with attempted murder following shooting
Multiple officers from New Hampshire State Police, the Chesterfield and Hinsdale police departments, and the Cheshire County Sheriff’s Department responded to the scene.
Sweep of drug dealers on Wednesday nets 32 individuals in Fitchburg
District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. was at the Fitchburg Police Department with Mayor Stephen DiNatale and Police Chief Ernest Martineau for a press conference to talk about the 27 arrest in the city Wednesday for a city wide drug bust. Chief Martineau, on left, and DA Early listen to questions fr
Police: Speed, Alcohol, Drugs not Factors in Newport Bus-Versus-Car Crash
An SAU #43 school bus driven by Gail McGirr, 67, and a Toyota Corolla driven by Andrew Sheckler, 20, collided around 6:30 a.m. on Monday, Newport Detective Lt. Charles Rataj said on Thursday.