Stevens High School Athletic Director to Receive Award
Claremont’s Stevens High School Athletic Director, Doug Beaupre will receive an Outstanding Football Administration award. The New Hampshire Football Officials (NHFOA) made the announcement at their annual dinner this past weekend. Beaupre was one of six Athletic Directors to receive a 100 percent score for Outstanding Football Game Administration.
Beaupre was awarded the same award in 2014 when he was Athletic Director at Newport Middle High School. Either, outgoing President Tod Trask, incoming President Jeff Delois or President-Elect Ron Sevigney will contact each award recipient to determine how to best make presentation.
VSP Seeks Information on Stolen Trailer
Vermont State Police are seeking information on the theft of a Doolittle trailer taken from a residence in Rockingham. Police say someone with a gray truck removed the trailer near the Rodeway Inn on Spencer Road about 11:00 pm on Saturday. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the State Police at 802-254-2382.
Canine Distemper Killing Foxes in Connecticut River Valley
Deceased gray foxes displaying symptoms of Distemper have been reported in the Upper Connecticut River Valley and southern New Hampshire. NH Fish and Game, NH Department of Agriculture, Market Food Departments asks for the public to make sure their pet’s vaccinations are current.
Canine distemper is a natural occurring viral infection that is spread by close animal contact such as in dens used as sleeping quarters. In wildlife distemper, can occur in foxes, coyotes, skunks, raccoons, mink, weasel, fisher, and otter. Behavioral symptoms include tameness, confusion, and high-risk daytime activity such as walking down, or standing near, busy streets during times.
Domestic animals can easily be vaccinated to prevent infections. Regular revaccination is the number one step in safeguarding pets. Like wildlife, there is no treatment for domestic animals once infected.
For more information on canine distemper, talk with your veterinarian.