Cornish

Architect Adds Town To Unity Suit

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Unity — On the heels of his countersuit against the Unity School District for $800,000 in invoices and unpaid services, architect Scott Vaughn and his business, Vaughn Associates, have filed a third party complaint against the town of Unity, SAU 6 and two businesses that were involved in the construction of the new K-8 Unity Elementary School. Vaughn Associates and Vaughn, who resigned as both architect and construction manager on …

Sullivan County to Hold Budget Hearing

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Newport — The county commissioners’ proposed $30.4 million Sullivan County budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 will be presented at a public hearing on June 2 at the town hall in Charlestown. The proposed spending plan represents an increase of 2.2 percent, or nearly $650,000, from this year’s and increases the amount to be raised by taxes among the 15 county …

Students Graduate RVCC

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Claremont — More than 220 students and their families celebrated their educational achievements Friday evening at the 47th commencement at River Valley Community College. “The veterans, single moms, first in family to go to college, and everyone who thought they couldn’t make it, who thought this day would never come — take a …

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 …

Liberty Utilities, New Hampshire Electric Users to See Savings

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley residents served by Liberty Utilities and the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative will pay less for electricity come May 1. The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday approved Liberty Utilities’ request to decrease its electric energy service rates, and the New Hampshire Electric …

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 …