Cornish

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 had worked in the Actuarial Department at John Hancock in Boston until her retirement and then moved to Cornish. She married William Stephen Wadsworth Jr. on Nov. 21, 1953, and he passed away on Oct. 21, 2011. The family includes one daughter, Lori Wadsworth and her husband, Nick Charles of Cornish; one daughter-in-law, Beth Wadsworth of Cornish; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; her brother, Edwin Paukert …

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. voting in favor of the program — was met by some outcry from the crowd …

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,” the 67-year-old McCumber replies, naming Vermont and New Hampshire towns where they do big pruning …

Counties Ranked on Wellness

Saturday, March 28, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley public health officials say an annual ranking of the health status of each county in the United States will help guide them as they create action plans to address the challenges area communities …

Region’s Sugarhouses Prep for Open House

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Scores of sugarhouses across the Twin States will open their doors for visitors next weekend. Related activities are also scheduled in Woodstock. Vermont’s annual Maple Open House weekend features an up-close look at maple syrup production, along with various activities and treats offered by individual sites. “Each sugarhouse …

Cornish Town Meeting 2015 Results

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Cornish Number of Voters: na Number on Checklist: 1,220 Selectboard: John Hammond Trustee of Trust Funds: Heather Meeks Library Trustee: Katherine Freeland Sexton: Thomas Spaulding Treasurer: Heidi Jaarsma Tax Collector: Reigh Sweetser Office of Welfare: Pamela Annis School Board: Greg Clark School Board: Justin Ranney School Clerk: Kimberly Patterson School Treasurer: Lawrence Dingee School Moderator: Gwyn Gallagher …

Claremont School District Results

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Claremont School District Number of Voters: 891 Number on Checklist: 6,134 Town Moderator: Thomas P. Connair Clerk: Mary E. Woodman Treasurer: Vacant School Board 3 yrs: Brent Ferland School Board 3 yrs: Brian Rapp School Board 3 yrs: Chris Irish …

Cornish Passes Hunting Ban

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Cornish — Residents at Town Meeting on Tuesday passed all articles on the warrant, including a measure that prohibits hunting on public land near Cornish Elementary School. Although town leaders before the meeting had projected a 10-cent decrease …

Laurette Marguerite Houle

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Irasburg, Vt. — Laurette Marguerite Houle, 89, of Irasburg, died peacefully at Maple Lane Nursing Home on Monday, March 9, 2015, after a year of failing health. She is survived by Adrien, her husband of 67 years; and their children: Elaine Baxter and her spouse, Thomas of Geneva, …

Local Roundup: Lebanon Boys Hoop Cruises to Quarters

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Lebanon — The ball moved around. And the Lebanon High boys basketball team moved on. Guards KJ Matte and Ryan Milliken worked the roundball around all night, combining for 45 points as the fourth-seeded Raiders rolled over No. 13 Oyster River, 82-60, in an NHIAA Division II first-round …

Engagement: Waters — Lamoureux

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Bridgewater — Jerry and Alison Waters, of Bridgewater, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Waters, to Eric Lamoureux, son of John and Patricia Lamoureux, of Cornish. The bride-to-be graduated from Woodstock Union High School and studied …

Cornish Ousts School Board Chair

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Cornish — In the midst of a nearly seven-hour school district meeting Saturday during which the School Board chairman defended budget cuts under his leadership, voters ousted him from his seat, electing two first-time candidates in a three-way …

Stevens Steps Over InterLakes

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Claremont — Sophomore Parker Smith had 25 points and 12 rebounds as the Stevens High boys basketball team made its way through the NHIAA Division III play-in round with a 65-54 win over InterLakes on Tuesday night at …