Cornish

Cornish School Scrambles to Stock Staff After Resignations

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Cornish — The district is working to replace nearly half of its teaching staff after the school board accepted the resignations of eight full- and part-time educators, including one retirement, at its June 18 meeting. Board Chairman Justin Ranney said there appear to be varied reasons why the non-retiring professionals left the K-8 Cornish Elementary School, including teachers who had part-time positions in Cornish finding full-time jobs elsewhere. Ranney, who …

Notes From the Garden: Patriotic Blooms Outlast the Booms of July 4th

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Among my earliest memories is one from a Fourth of July celebration back when I was just a tadpole — in 1949, perhaps. My sister and I sat on the hood of our parents’ 1938 Buick, a big black sedan, and watched fireworks way past my bedtime. Red, white and blue rockets zoomed …

Exploring the ‘Cool Science’

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Comfortable temperatures and, with luck, some vacation time, make summer the perfect season to get out and enjoy the sunshine. But don’t forget life after the sun goes down. Star parties and viewings at local observatories offer a good chance to kick back and look up. And chances are, you’ll receive an enthusiastic …

Stevens Honors Coaching Legend

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Claremont — Ralph Silva may be best known for coaching Hall of Fame catcher Carlton Fisk at Charlestown High School. But Silva was much more than that, and such thoughts were in the mind of many who turned …

Cardinals Senior Does It All in Win Over Yellowjackets

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Windsor — Following his six-inning no-hitter in Tuesday’s season-opening, 19-0 rout of Windsor, it didn’t take long for Stevens senior Chase Hussey to determine his favorite personal accolade from the game. It wasn’t the no-no, nor his 14 …

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 …

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. …

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 …