Cornish

Kayakers float down the Connecticut River underneath the CornishÐWindsor Covered Bridge on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 in Cornish, N.H.. There are concerns with scouring underneath the bridge and a $2.5 million project has been proposed to protect the bridge from further erosion.

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NHDOT to Discuss Covered Bridge Work

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Cornish — The New Hampshire Department of Transportation will host a public meeting Friday afternoon to discuss proposed work on the Cornish-Windsor Covered Bridge over the Connecticut River. The proposed $2.5 million stone erosion protection project, anticipated to begin in August 2016, would be funded by a mix of New Hampshire and Vermont funds and a federal grant, said Robert …

Christie Discusses Policies in Newport Visit

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Newport — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie called for entitlement reform in a town hall forum Tuesday afternoon, outlining a platform that involved significant cuts to retiree benefits. In his second major presidential campaign visit to the Upper Valley in recent months, Christie kicked off his appearance at Salt hill Pub with a …

Cornish to Combine K, Pre-K

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Cornish — The School Board during an emergency meeting Monday night voted to open half-day kindergarten to pre-K students to boost the program’s enrollment after two families with kindergarten-aged students left the district in recent days. The departures, including one family who switched the affiliation of their home on the Plainfield-Cornish town line in order to send their children to Plainfield Elementary School, …

Local Roundup: Kennedy, Raiders Solid at CVC North Track Meet

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Windsor — Local athletes made their marks on Tuesday when 10 schools converged on Windsor High’s Murphy-Morse Oval for the Connecticut Valley Conference North track and field meet. In the girls 200-meter dash, Lebanon’s Corinne Kennedy was first …

Despite Lack of Victories, Stevens Lacrosse Presses On

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Claremont — The backup midfielder on the Hopkinton High boys lacrosse squad strolled in front of a line of his teammates Saturday, midway through the first half of their road game with Stevens at Monadnock Park. “You’re going …

Hartford Baseball Improves to 7-0

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

White River Junction — Playing on a freshly remade infield, the Hartford High baseball team laid out visiting U-32 on Monday, 8-2. The victory pushed the Hurricanes’ record to 7-0, with upcoming road games at Windsor today, at …

A Life: ‘She Was an Institution’. Bernice “Bernie” May Johnson, 1920 — 2015

Monday, May 4, 2015

Cornish — If it happened in Cornish, chances are Bernice “Bernie” Johnson played a part. “She kind of did things when she was needed,” her son Ron Johnson said. That applied to everything from the historical society to …

Cornish Scout Caps Eagle Project With Roof

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Cornish — Looking back on the 60-year history of Boy Scout Troop 332, one thing is clear — it’s been a boon for the town. The troop has planted trees around Trinity Church, installed boardwalks in the Cornish …

Scout Honored for Work On Fire Danger Sign

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Cornish — Thanks to a Cornish Boy Scout, local residents can tell with a glance the fire danger for a given day. Peter Maslan, a freshman at Lebanon High School and graduate of Cornish Elementary School, recently created …

Trinity Anglican Church Finds Home for Services

Friday, May 1, 2015

White River Junction — Members of the Trinity Anglican Church hope that Sunday’s services will mark the end the parish’s odyssey in the Upper Valley and lead to a long-lasting home. Bishop Brian Marsh will conduct worship services on Sunday morning for the 11-year-old, family-size — 16 members …

Neighbors Decry Proposed Hartland Gun Range Changes

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Hartland — Plainfield residents fed up with noise from the state-owned Hammond Cove Shooting Range across the river in Hartland said proposed rule changes don’t go far enough to mitigate the sound of gunfire, which they said has …

Plainfield to Get New Electric Car Charge Port

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Plainfield — Anne Yates doesn’t expect to ever stop selling gasoline at her convenience store on Route 12A, but she does believe demand for another power source for vehicles will increase in the years ahead. That is why Yates accepted a proposal from area energy committees for an …

Mildred M. Davison

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Cornish, N.H. — Mildred M. (Mid) Davison, 90, passed away after a long illness on Sunday, April 26, 2015, at her home in Cornish. She was born on July 7, 1924, in Fair Haven Mass. Mid lived in …