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2008-08-05 15:00:25

By Andrea Osmun, Eagle Times, Claremont, N.H. Aug. 3--CLAREMONT -- The city of Claremont will host a community forum to discuss workforce housing development and the open space ordinance on Aug. 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Sugar River Valley Regional Technical Center, 111 South St.. The public is encouraged to attend. Refreshments will be provided. City Manager Guy Santagate said Thursday that the community is encouraged to provide input on the city's long-range planning, which includes...

2008-07-31 18:00:41

By Andrea Osmun, Eagle Times, Claremont, N.H. Jul. 31--CLAREMONT -- The school reinvestment committee is coming closer and closer to deciding the fate of Stevens High School. The school board hired an architect to look at the high school's structure, said Ann Cuadrado, chair of the committee's outreach panel. All the elementary schools had been studied, but the high school had not been. The architect attended two of the committee's meetings and said Stevens High School could be...

2008-07-17 15:00:36

By Andrea Osmund, Eagle Times, Claremont, N.H. Jul. 17--CLAREMONT -- An undetermined amount of underground oil seeped into the Sugar River on Wednesday afternoon and into the evening after the river level was lowered for construction work on the Mills buildings. The Claremont Fire Department was called at 7:07 to contain the spill. According to fire department officials, construction crews that had been working on the mill buildings farther down the river utilized an excavator...

2008-07-17 12:01:05

By Andrea M. Osmun, Eagle Times, Claremont, N.H. Jul. 16--CLAREMONT -- St. Mary School's seventh and eighth-grade students ranked in the 90th percentile on the TerraNova standardized tests after the school implemented a new pilot program this past school year based on Harvard professor Howard Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences. Principal Myra Peck said that because the program was successful, the school will begin incorporating it into all grade levels, kindergarten through...

2008-07-14 12:00:51

By Chuck Bingaman, Eagle Times, Claremont, N.H. Jul. 11--WALPOLE -- SAU 60 Superintendent Debra Livingston confirmed this week that, because of anticipated expense increases for the 2008-2009 school year, she has eliminated three teaching positions originally planned for Walpole School. The cuts, announced earlier this week, involve the transferring of a reading teacher for the seventh and eighth grade level to become a second grade teacher at the school (and eliminating the reading...

2008-07-03 15:00:41

By Dan Bustard, Eagle Times, Claremont, N.H. Jul. 1--SPRINGFIELD -- In a perfect matching of needs, the first new major tenant to sign on with developers of the former Fellows Gear Shaper building in Springfield will lease 30,000 square feet next year for an integrated primary care practice. Springfield Hospital announced plans Monday to form the Springfield Medical Group, which expects to be ready by October 2009 to bring 12 to 14 physicians and clinicians under one roof with a...

2008-06-20 12:00:32

By Eagle Times, Claremont, N.H. Jun. 19--UNITY -- After working for almost a year without a contract, employees at Sullivan County Health Care ratified a three-year contract that was approved by the county commission Tuesday afternoon and includes a substantial one-time pay out. "Everyone worked diligently on this," nursing home administrator Ted Purdy said. "The employees were able to provide some give back to the facility." As part of the agreement, the county agreed to give some...