Cornish

Agatha Walker Poor

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Scarborough, Maine — Agatha Walker Poor, 94, died peacefully on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, at Piper Shores in Scarborough where she had resided since 2002. Aggie lived in Ridgewood, N.J. from 1946 to 2002 and summered on Nantucket from the mid-1950s to 2013. She is survived by two sons, Dan and his wife, Rickey of Cornish, N.H. and David and his wife, Pat of New York City; two daughters, Taydie …

NHIAA Aims to Be Tech-Savvy

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Concord — At the start of each workday, NHIAA Executive Director Jeff Collins and assistant Dave Rozumek say they spend 30-45 minutes brainstorming ways to make the organization’s website, nhiaa.org, more informative and user-friendly. Some time during the 2015-16 school year, it hopes to reveal the best version yet. Implementing “Schedule Star” software and other upgrades, the NHIAA is aiming to streamline the …

Roberta M. Chapman

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Cornish, N.H. — Roberta M. Chapman, known as “Bert” by her many friends, died in her sleep on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, in Bothell, Wash., a suburb of Seattle. Bert was 91 years old and had lived on Town House Road for over 35 years. She loved gardening her lilies and baking pies. Her son, Clifford, took her to Gulf Shores, Ala. in …

‘She Doesn’t Back Off’: Sullivan County Manager Battles ALS Diagnosis

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Newport — For 4½ months between the late-summer night that friends noticed her slurring her words and the midwinter day that neurologists identified the source of the problem, Sullivan County Manager Jessie Levine wondered which enemy she’d be …

Three Injured in Ride Mishap at Cornish Fair

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Cornish — A mother and daughter from Canaan were injured at the Cornish Fair on Friday night after falling from an amusement park ride called the “Zipper” as it was being loaded. A ride operator with Fanelli Amusement …

Short-Handed Cardinals Look to End Title Drought

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Claremont — Every year at this time, high school teams take the field with legs pumping, lungs bursting and dreams of pointing the index finger at the camera dancing in their heads. Every team today is undefeated. It …

Milton P. Jewell

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Cornish, N.H. — Milton P. Jewell, 86, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on May 28, 1929 in Bridgewater, N.H. the son of Frank and Edith (Gage) Jewell. He attended Cornish School and Windsor High School. …

Stevens to Keep Open Lunch

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Claremont — In a 6-1 vote, the School Board has reinstated junior and senior open lunch privileges at Stevens High School for students who meet certain academic and behavioral criteria, reversing an earlier decision to have a closed …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …