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Parents of Teen Accused of Nearly Hanging 8-Year-Old Say It Was an ‘Accident’

In what may be a classic case of CYCA (insert “child’s” into usual abbreviation), the parents of the young teen involved in what many call an attempted lynching in Claremont, N.H., have spoken out, saying that their son is innocent … Continue reading

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Racial Justice Activists Seek Answers on Claremont Boy’s Injuries

A social and racial justice group is calling on the Claremont Police Department to be more forthcoming with information about injuries suffered by an 8-year-old biracial boy last month. The Valley News reports that a group of teenagers allegedly used racial … Continue reading

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Claremont Mandates Lead Screenings for Students

The parking lot was overflowing at Claremont’s back-to-school fair this year, held at a playing field just outside of downtown. Families with young kids checked out the fire truck and race cars, and visited booths offering back-to-school info, giveaways and … Continue reading

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Delphi Training Session Being Held in Claremont

The Carsey Institute’s public relations firm and their troupe of actors will be holding a training session on behalf of the regional planners of NH and the world in Claremont. It is hoped that activists from Claremont will attend and … Continue reading

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Claremont assistant mayor steps down

CLAREMONT – City councilors plan to appoint a new assistant mayor on or before their Sept. 20 meeting, Mayor Charlene Lovett said Friday. Victor Bergeron, who has been assistant mayor for the past eight years, announced his resignation Wednesday. “This … Continue reading

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Newport Baptist Church Buys Claremont Building for $700

Claremont — The City Council has accepted a bid of $700 to sell the former Unitarian Universalist Church on Broad Street to Lake Sunapee Baptist Church of Newport. Planning and Development Director Nancy Merrill said it was the only bid the … Continue reading

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Some Takeaways on NH Education Spending Study by the NHCPPS

The New Hampshire Center for Public Policy Studies recently released a study titled Education Finance in New Hampshire – Headed to a Rural Crisis.  The Center is decidedly left of center, but the study is well worth the read because it … Continue reading

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