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Dee Martin

Hartford Baseball Improves to 7-0

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

White River Junction — Playing on a freshly remade infield, the Hartford High baseball team laid out visiting U-32 on Monday, 8-2. The victory pushed the Hurricanes’ record to 7-0, with upcoming road games at Windsor today, at Fair Haven on Thursday and in Cooperstown, N.Y., on Sunday against neighboring Hanover. Despite the extension of his team’s unbeaten streak and its 11 hits, Hartford coach Jarrod Grassi was less than overjoyed. “I’ll take 7-0, but we were flat again,” he said. “We’ve played a lot of baseball in a relatively short time, and it may be wearing us down.” The Hurricanes led, 4-0, after an …

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 …

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 …

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,” …

Police Charge 2 In N.H. Thefts

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Claremont —Two men from Claremont were arrested earlier this week and charged with breaking into storage trailers in the Upper Valley and stealing thousands of dollars worth of power tools and equipment, police said in a news release. Russell Anderson, 39, and his stepbrother Michael Cote, 44, allegedly …

Roger J. Williams

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Sun City West, Ariz. — Roger (Red) Williams died on Monday, March 16, 2015, after suffering a debilitating stroke. He was born in Lebanon, N.H. on Dec. 30, 1928, the son of Joseph and Irene (Chagnon) Williams. He attended Sacred Heart School and graduated from Lebanon High School …

Small Masterpiece Catches a Curator’s Eye

Thursday, April 9, 2015

A ugustus Saint-Gaudens is famous, of course, for his epic sculptures of Civil War Admiral David Farragut and Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman in New York City, a standing Lincoln in Chicago and the Shaw Memorial in Boston. Throughout …

Claremont Land Conserved Forever

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Cornish — A rolling 195-acre parcel along Route 12A in Cornish and Claremont will be protected in its present state of forest and farmland after the owners and Upper Valley Land Trust reached an agreement on a conservation …

Stevens Athletic Director Steps Down

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Claremont — Aaron House, the athletic director at Stevens High for the last three years, has notified school officials that at the end of the school year he will be leaving to take a similar position at Kingswood Regional High School in Wolfeboro, N.H. Citing a “professional organization …

Bernice May Johnson

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Cornish, N.H. — Bernice May Johnson, 94, of Cornish died on Tuesday morning, April 6, 2015, at her home. She was born in Claremont, N.H. on May 9, 1920, the daughter of James Brewster and Laura Grace (Skinner) Fitch and was a lifelong resident of Cornish. She had …

Stevens, Newport Coaches Always Thinking Softball

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Stevens and Newport high schools may be getting new softball coaches, but new certainly does not mean they are new to the game. In the selection of Emily Pegoraro in Claremont and Sam McNeel in the Sunshine Town, …

On First Patrol: Mount Sunapee Pioneer, WWII Vet Reflects

Friday, April 3, 2015

Cornish Flat — Whether serving in the military or on the ski slopes, Arnold Wilkie obviously had a knack for firsts. Wilkie, 91, was a plankowner — or original member — of the Brunswick (Maine) Naval Air Station …

Elsie Hannah Johnson

Friday, April 3, 2015

Weathersfield, Vt. — Elsie Hannah Johnson, 88, a 60-year resident of Weathersfield, passed away Tuesday evening, March 31, 2015, at the Elm Wood Center in Claremont, N.H. She was born March 7, 1927, in Cornish, N.H., the daughter of Paul and Isabella (Clow) Tewksbury. She received her schooling …