Cornish

Cornish Discusses How to Use Gift

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Cornish — Until a few weeks ago, no one in Cornish spoke much about James Kibbey. A former Cornish resident, Kibbey left town in 1946 to join the Air Force. He eventually settled in Arlington, Va., where he lived until his death last August, at 87. Now, however, Kibbey is the talk of the town, thanks to an $80,000 bequeathment to Cornish. The executor of Kibbey’s estate recently sent the …

Cutting the Losses

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Kerry Smith of the New Hampshire Department of Transportation tries to pull a tree branch away from a utility pole Tuesday at the side of Route 12A in Cornish following a storm Monday evening. A section of 12A between Plainfield Village and the Cornish-Windsor covered bridge was closed to traffic during the cleanup. …

Cornish Man Takes Plea Deal

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Newport — A 65-year-old Cornish man accused of sexually assaulting a young girl has accepted the same negotiated plea agreement that he backed out of last month. Curtis Wyman Sr. on Monday pleaded guilty in Sullivan County Superior Court to aggravated felonious sexual assault of a girl under the age of 13, and …

Sanders To Campaign In Claremont

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Claremont — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is bringing his Democratic presidential campaign to Claremont on Sunday. The Vermont independent plans to hold a town meeting Sunday at 5 p.m. at The Common Man Inn & Restaurant at 21 Water St. in Claremont. Sanders knows the city well, as …

NHDOT to Discuss Covered Bridge Work

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Cornish — The New Hampshire Department of Transportation will host a public meeting Friday afternoon to discuss proposed work on the Cornish-Windsor Covered Bridge over the Connecticut River. The proposed $2.5 million stone erosion protection project, anticipated to …

Christie Discusses Policies in Newport Visit

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Newport — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie called for entitlement reform in a town hall forum Tuesday afternoon, outlining a platform that involved significant cuts to retiree benefits. In his second major presidential campaign visit to the Upper …

Cornish to Combine K, Pre-K

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Cornish — The School Board during an emergency meeting Monday night voted to open half-day kindergarten to pre-K students to boost the program’s enrollment after two families with kindergarten-aged students left the district in recent days. The departures, including one family who switched the affiliation of their home …

Park Service Promotes Saint-Gaudens Leader

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Rick Kendall has been named superintendent of Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park and the National Park Service Stewardship Institute, both in Woodstock, and Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish. He succeeds Michael Creasey, who became superintendent at the National …

Lyle Edward Patterson

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Cornish, N.H. — Lyle Edward Patterson, of Cornish, passed away on Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at home surrounded by his family. He was born in Windsor, Vt. on Dec. 21, 1946, the son of Clyde Clarence and Marion (Thomas) Patterson. Lyle leaves his wife of 49 years, Kathryn …

Cornish Plea Deal Pulled Back

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Newport — A Cornish man appeared to reject a plea deal Tuesday on a charge of sexual assault against a girl under the age of 13. Curtis Wyman, 65, had previously filed a notice of intent to plead …

Lyle Edward Patterson

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Cornish, N.H. — Lyle Edward Patterson of Cornish died on Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at his home. The arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are with the Stringer Funeral Home & Crematorium, 146 Broad Street, Claremont, N.H. …

Claremont Man Receives 5 Years For Burglaries

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Newport — A 40-year-old Claremont man on Monday pleaded guilty to breaking into a storage building in Springfield, N.H., and stealing thousands of dollars worth of professional painting equipment and construction tools. Sullivan Superior Court Judge Brian Tucker sentenced Russell Anderson to five years in New Hampshire State …

Cornish School Faculty in Flux

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Cornish — About 50 residents gathered to listen and weigh in on the future of Cornish Elementary School on Monday night in the wake of a spate of teacher resignations at the end of the school year. In …