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Cornish Combines Elementary Grades

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Cornish — The School Board voted this month to reconfigure the Cornish Elementary School class grades — combining grades one and two, as well as three and four — following the departure of a teacher to another school district. The board had previously voted to combine grades two, three and four into one class to be taught by two teachers who have experience in co-teaching multi-age classrooms, but one of …

Arthur K. Brown

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Cornish, N.H. — Arthur K. Brown, 82, of Jackson Road in Cornish died on Friday, July 25, 2014, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Hanover, N.H. He was born in Reading, Vt. on June 15, 1932, the son of Preston K. and Blanche (Rayno) Brown. Art was a graduate of Stevens High School in the Class of 1950 and attended Paul Smith College in …

Post 22 Seniors Fall in Extras

Monday, July 28, 2014

Nashua, n.h. — Ryan Corderio delivered Mike Wasserman with a 12th-inning sacrifice fly as Dover Post 8 handed Lebanon Post 22 its first loss of the New Hampshire Senior American Legion state tournament on Friday, 2-1, at Holman Stadium. The defeat sends Post 22 (15-5) to a losers’ bracket contest this morning at 8 a.m. against Sweeney Post 2 of Nashua. Sweeney bounced …

A Raider Resurrection: Lebanon Boys Track Back On Summit

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Pelham, n.h. — With three top-five finishes behind him and his next turn in the long jump just ahead, Will Merchant turned to see Josh Fontaine chasing the leader of the 3,200-meter race at Saturday’s New Hampshire Division …

Letter: What About the Beavers’ Ecosystem?

Friday, May 30, 2014

To the Editor: State workers recently rallied to prevent flooding on Route 12A in Plainfield by pulling apart a newly constructed beaver dam that caused water to rise along the road (“State Busts Beaver Dam Threatening to Submerge Route 12A,” May 13). I write not to express any …

Board Will Vote Again In Cornish

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Cornish — The district superintendent said the School Board will revisit the votes it took related to grade consolidation at Tuesday night’s contentious meeting because members appeared to have strayed from proper procedure by reconvening several minutes after voting to adjourn because of an unruly audience. Toward the …

Letter: Wanting the Best for Cornish Schoolchildren

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Wanting the Best for Cornish Schoolchildren To the Editor: The Cornish School Board is made up of five elected volunteers. They all have jobs and families. In addition to having monthly meetings (sometimes more), they are also on subcommittees that require time and dedication. Before being on the …

Contentious in Cornish: Outraged Residents Bombard School Board

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Cornish — Pandemonium erupted when the School Board chairman announced that he would not allow public comment at the board’s meeting Tuesday night, even as the audience of nearly 100 demanded the chance to speak on the controversy …

Newfound Left-Hander Stymies Stevens Again

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Claremont — Newfound pitcher Dahlton Fairbank has found a friend in Barnes Park. Last spring, the left-hander pitched an eight-inning 3-2 win over Stevens in a New Hampshire Division III first-round game at the Claremont field and returned Tuesday with a three-hitter in a 5-1 victory over the …

Letter: Where’s the Common Sense?

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

To the Editor: My three sons attended Cornish Elementary School for an accumulated total of 16 years, all having graduated by 2007. I volunteered weekly in their classrooms and on field trips, sometimes with younger children in tow (for whom I alone was responsible). So I was taken …

Letter: Democrats Disappoint on Pipeline

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

To the Editor: Now let me get this straight. A large group of Democrats (senators) petitioned the president to say “yes” to the Keystone pipeline. Ouch! Seems that they are facing tough campaigns against Republicans who, along with their investors, are overwhelmingly for it. Why? Well, profit, I …

Local Roundup: Hurricanes Storm to Latest Victory

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

White River Junction — Kaitlynn Woodward again stifled the opposition for the Hartford High softball team, tossing a complete game to lead the Hurricanes to an 8-2 victory over visiting Windsor on Monday afternoon. The junior hurler struck …

Leon F. Lemieux, Sr.

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Cornish, N.H. — Leon F. Lemieux, Sr., 68, of Town House Road in Cornish died Thursday, May 8, 2014, at Mount Ascutney Hospital in Windsor following a sudden illness. He was born in Claremont, N.H. on May 28, 1945, the son of Louis, Sr. and Gertrude (Donovan) Lemieux …