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Stevens High Renovation Project Includes Security Cameras

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Claremont — The multi-million dollar renovation of Stevens High School now includes $43,000 in security cameras. The committee overseeing the renovation voted Wednesday to use money from a contingency fund for the project to pay for interior video cameras that will monitor common areas including hallways, classroom, the gymnasium and the auditorium. The decision brings the total cost for new security system to about $104,000. Steve Horton, the school district’s …

‘I Thought I Wasn’t Done Yet’: Mascoma Gives Ball to Lawrence

Friday, April 11, 2014

West Canaan — As enjoyable as it may have been, watching high school football from above the sidelines wasn’t what Les Lawrence wanted. He needed to be on the sidelines. And, once more, he is. A football coaching veteran of more than three decades, Lawrence officially took over as Mascoma High’s new gridiron …

Local & Regional Briefs for Thursday, April 10

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Ex-Teacher Out on Bail In Student Sex Assault Case Claremont — The former Stevens High School math teacher charged with four counts of felonious sexual assault against a 14-year-old student at the school has been released on bail. Sullivan County Attorney Marc Hathaway said Christopher LeBlanc, 29, posted the $150,000 cash bail late last week. Conditions of LeBlanc’s release include no contact, direct …

Cornish Couple Struck by Car, Seriously Injured in Florida

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Cornish — Residents are rallying to help the family of a well-known couple who were seriously injured nearly two weeks ago after being hit by a car while crossing the street in Florida. A fundraiser to assist the …

Full Plate For Voters In Cornish

Monday, March 3, 2014

Cornish school meeting will be held Saturday, March 8, at 1 p.m. in the Cornish Elementary School gym. Ballot voting for elected officials will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Cornish Town Meeting will begin at …

Dramatic Roll Gives Yellowjackets State Title

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Barre, Vt. — With the drama unfolding at Twin City Lanes in Saturday’s VPA bowling championship, it would be easy to forget this is just the second year of varsity competition for the sport. Windsor sophomore Katey Comstock …

Stevens Hoop Peaking at the Right Time

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Langdon, n.h. — Making its free throws down the stretch, the Stevens High boys basketball team came away from the loud Wildcat Den on Wednesday night with 60-48 win over Fall Mountain. It was not a tournament game, but it seemed like one as the large crowd was …

A Century in the Making: Cornish Celebrates Centenarian

Monday, February 24, 2014

Cornish — Movement was all around Helen Lovell Sunday. Some of her fellow Cornish residents congregated at a table to her left, enjoying a gluten-free smorgasbord. Others sat at tables to her right while more scibbled memories on …

Engagement: Fitch — Thompson

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Cornish — James and Susan Fitch, of Cornish, have announced the engagement of their son, Courtland Brewster Fitch, to Deanna Meadow Thompson, the daughter of Roy and Julie Thompson, of Lyndeborough, N.H. The couple met at the Savannah …

Hartford, Woodstock Advance

Sunday, February 23, 2014

White River Junction — Senior John Borchert’s power-play goal with 2, minutes, 51 seconds remaining lifted the No. 6 Hartford High boys hockey team over No. 11 Harwood, 3-2, in the first round of the VPA Division II tournament Saturday at Wendell Barwood Arena. With the Highlanders’ Thomas …

Cornish Sleigh Ride

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Ever since I learned the song Jingle Bells more than 60 years ago, I have wanted to go dashing through the snow in a one-horse open sleigh. But I had never ridden on a sleigh until recently, when …

White on White in Cornish

Monday, February 17, 2014

Trinity Church in Cornish blends with the landscape during a snowstorm Thursday. The forecast for later this week is for milder temperatures, a welcome relief to many after the recent snow and cold. Valley News — James M. …

Local Roundup: Junior Doubles At UNH: Brechbuhl Wins Twice for Hanover

Monday, February 17, 2014

Durham, n.h. — The Hanover High School swim team can boast a two-time state champion and a third-place team from the girls’ half of Sunday’s NHIAA Division II swimming championships at the University of New Hampshire. Junior Elisabeth Brechbuhl raced to victories in the girls 200- and 500-yard …