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Cornish School Scrambles to Stock Staff After Resignations

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Cornish — The district is working to replace nearly half of its teaching staff after the school board accepted the resignations of eight full- and part-time educators, including one retirement, at its June 18 meeting. Board Chairman Justin Ranney said there appear to be varied reasons why the non-retiring professionals left the K-8 Cornish Elementary School, including teachers who had part-time positions in Cornish finding full-time jobs elsewhere. Ranney, who …

Notes From the Garden: Patriotic Blooms Outlast the Booms of July 4th

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Among my earliest memories is one from a Fourth of July celebration back when I was just a tadpole — in 1949, perhaps. My sister and I sat on the hood of our parents’ 1938 Buick, a big black sedan, and watched fireworks way past my bedtime. Red, white and blue rockets zoomed …

Exploring the ‘Cool Science’

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Comfortable temperatures and, with luck, some vacation time, make summer the perfect season to get out and enjoy the sunshine. But don’t forget life after the sun goes down. Star parties and viewings at local observatories offer a good chance to kick back and look up. And chances are, you’ll receive an enthusiastic …

Cardinals Power Up: Stevens High Gets Equipment for New Weight Room

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Claremont — The first of two deliveries of new weight room equipment arrived at Stevens High School on Thursday and was being assembled by the school’s strength and conditioning coach Brad Eaton, with the help of sophomores Logan …

Entertainment Highlights: Saint-Gaudens Concert Series Starts Sunday

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The summer concert series at Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish opens on Sunday afternoon with chamber music on the theme of “On the River: Music of Love and Longing.” The music starts at 2 p.m. in the …

Musical Chairs Is The Game at Newport

Monday, June 22, 2015

Newport — Many years ago, when Doug Beaupre was coaching and teaching at Hinsdale High School, there were nights on his way home to Meriden that he would make a stop at Stevens High’s Carr Gym. He would …

Sullivan County Agency Has New Executive Director

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Newport — The Sullivan County group working to connect Claremont and Lebanon with a bus route along Route 120 is hoping that its new executive director will drive efforts to expand its transportation offerings. The Community Alliance of …

Marjorie C. Overman

Friday, June 19, 2015

Cornish, N.H. — Marjorie C. Overman, 98, a longtime resident of Cornish, passed away Tuesday evening, June 16, 2015, at the Elm Wood Center in Claremont, N.H. She was born Sept. 15, 1916, in Worcester, Mass. the daughter of William and Luella (Cherrier) Clark. She was raised in …

High School Notes: Hanover’s ‘Baseball Guy’ Takes a Break

Friday, June 19, 2015

Hanover — Mike Jackson has plans to see Wrigley Field for the first time this summer. It was bound to happen; after all, how can any self-professed “baseball guy” carry the weight of the title without having visited …

Marjorie C. Overman

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Claremont, N.H. — Marjorie C. Overman, 98, a longtime resident of Cornish, passed away Tuesday evening, June 16, 2015, at the Elm Wood Center in Claremont. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are final. …

Beneath the Bridge

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

A fisherman navigates his boat beneath the Cornish-Windsor bridge in Cornish last week.Valley News — Sarah Priestap …

Garden Tour Set in Windsor, Cornish, Plainfield

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Windsor — A garden tour celebrating the 130th anniversary of the founding of the Cornish Colony is set for June 20. Organized by Historic Windsor, Inc., the Gardener’s Journey is a benefit for the nonprofit’s historic preservation programs. …

Stevens Grads Took on Challenges

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Claremont — As suggested by Claremont School Board Chairman Richard Seaman, the Stevens High School Class of 2015 came “to celebrate and make some noise” Friday night with frequent bursts of applause, loud cheers and a few flying …