Claremont Duo Arrested for Manufacturing Meth
claremont met bust 82Two Claremont residents were arrested yesterday morning for manufacturing methamphetamine. The arrest followed a search warrant for 44 Central Street executed by the Claremont Police. The D.E.A. Clandestine Laboratory Team and members of the NH State Police assisted with the search.
Arrested during the execution of the search warrant were: Erica J.Walker 34 of 44 Central Street, Claremont, NH and Shaun M.Teeter 33. Law enforcement officers found evidence of manufacturing methamphetamine. The D.E.A. Clandestine Laboratory team was able to render the scene safe and clean up efforts are ongoing. Walker and Teeter will be arraigned in Claremont District Court today.

Sunapee Moves Forward on Old Library
The Sunapee Historical Society and the Town of Sunapee are moving forward with plans for the society to buy the Old Abbott Library. The board voted 4-1 in favor of the concept of putting the Thrift Shop in the lower level of the building and move forward with a lease purchase agreement and toward required public hearings. Becky Rylander President of the society said they are prepared to offer a purchase price of $250,000. That amount would cover the payment to the Library Trustees and the town’s share of the closing costs.
The town and the historical society plan to meet with the planning board in September to discuss a handicap ramp for the lower level of the building that Shaun Carroll offered to donate.

Information and Identities Released in Weare Drownings
More details and identities of the man and woman who drowned in Everett Lake on Saturday were released yesterday. Marine Patrol investigators say Mary Horgan 59 was paddle boarding with Austin Dean 59 both of Merrimack when Horgan fell from the board and was face down in the water. Mr. Dean went to her rescue and while attempting to assist her Dean drowned.
Autopsy results determined Dean’s cause of death to be drowning while Horgan’s cause of death is pending studies. Foul play has been ruled out at this time.

Newport Street Paving May Cause Delays
The 2016 Paving Project for Newport is scheduled to begin on August 1st and is expected to be completed by August 31st.
Paving operations will take place on the following streets Pike Hill Road, Belknap Avenue Pine Street, Old Goshen Road, Elm Street and Page Hill Road
Paving work include sweeping, grinding, tack coat and paving. One lane will be open to traffic at all times.
Residents on these streets are asked to minimize trips when paving operations are on their street. Some traffic delays may be unavoidable. Questions can be addressed to the Public Works Department, 863-3650.