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Taylor Hackett, left, interviews Bernice Johnson about her experiences as a student in a one-room schoolhouse in Cornish and Charlie White photographs own Meeting events for the Pawprint, the Cornish school's newspaper, on March 11, 2008. (Valley News - James M. Patterson)<p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.</i></p>

A Life: ‘She Was an Institution’. Bernice “Bernie” May Johnson, 1920 — 2015

Monday, May 4, 2015

Cornish — If it happened in Cornish, chances are Bernice “Bernie” Johnson played a part. “She kind of did things when she was needed,” her son Ron Johnson said. That applied to everything from the historical society to the library to the garden club to municipal matters. And in most cases, her dedication spanned decades. “T hey needed a town …

Cornish Scout Caps Eagle Project With Roof

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Cornish — Looking back on the 60-year history of Boy Scout Troop 332, one thing is clear — it’s been a boon for the town. The troop has planted trees around Trinity Church, installed boardwalks in the Cornish Recreation and Education Area, and rebuilt a vault at a cemetery in the town, Selectman …

Scout Honored for Work On Fire Danger Sign

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Cornish — Thanks to a Cornish Boy Scout, local residents can tell with a glance the fire danger for a given day. Peter Maslan, a freshman at Lebanon High School and graduate of Cornish Elementary School, recently created a wildfire danger rating sign in Cornish for his Eagle Scout project. It includes the …

Trinity Anglican Church Finds Home for Services

Friday, May 1, 2015

White River Junction — Members of the Trinity Anglican Church hope that Sunday’s services will mark the end the parish’s odyssey in the Upper Valley and lead to a long-lasting home. Bishop Brian Marsh will conduct worship services on Sunday morning for the 11-year-old, family-size — 16 members …

Neighbors Decry Proposed Hartland Gun Range Changes

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Hartland — Plainfield residents fed up with noise from the state-owned Hammond Cove Shooting Range across the river in Hartland said proposed rule changes don’t go far enough to mitigate the sound of gunfire, which they said has …

Plainfield to Get New Electric Car Charge Port

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Plainfield — Anne Yates doesn’t expect to ever stop selling gasoline at her convenience store on Route 12A, but she does believe demand for another power source for vehicles will increase in the years ahead. That is why Yates accepted a proposal from area energy committees for an …

Mildred M. Davison

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Cornish, N.H. — Mildred M. (Mid) Davison, 90, passed away after a long illness on Sunday, April 26, 2015, at her home in Cornish. She was born on July 7, 1924, in Fair Haven Mass. Mid lived in …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Lacrosse Nixes John Stark

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Hanover — To turn fortunes around following its first loss of the season, the Hanover High girls lacrosse team knew it would need to cut down on turnovers. The Marauders did just that against John Stark on Monday, …

Stevens Honors Coaching Legend

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Claremont — Ralph Silva may be best known for coaching Hall of Fame catcher Carlton Fisk at Charlestown High School. But Silva was much more than that, and such thoughts were in the mind of many who turned …

Cardinals Senior Does It All in Win Over Yellowjackets

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Windsor — Following his six-inning no-hitter in Tuesday’s season-opening, 19-0 rout of Windsor, it didn’t take long for Stevens senior Chase Hussey to determine his favorite personal accolade from the game. It wasn’t the no-no, nor his 14 …

Luise Juliana Wadsworth

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Cornish, N.H. — Luise Juliana Wadsworth, 88, of Cornish passed away on Saturday, April 18, 2015. She was born in Vienna, Austria on June 19, 1926, the daughter of Edwin and Elisabeth (Kirschbaum) Paukert. Luise enjoyed camping, canoeing, painting and was an avid reader. She loved dogs. She …

Cornish School Board Votes Down All-Day Kindergarten

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Cornish — The School Board Monday night voted against pursuing a full-day kindergarten program for next fall, contradicting townspeople’s 95-48 vote in favor of full-day kindergarten at the annual school district meeting in March. Monday’s 3-2 vote — with the recently elected Justin Ranney and Gregory Clark Jr. …

Tree’s Company: After Fire, Unity Couple Keep Branching Out

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Unity — Sometimes a bronze glow isn’t what it seems. Stan McCumber and his wife, Jenny Wright, have grown accustomed to the question prompted by their perennial mid-winter tans: Have you been in the Caribbean? “Nope. Westminster, Plainfield,” …