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Frans Hals daylily
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Notes From The Garden: Daylilies Are an Excellent Choice for the Garden and Plate

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

What one kind of flower would you bring with you if you were being sentenced to life on a deserted island? Would you pick peonies for their big, bold blossoms and tantalizing smell? Or perhaps primroses for their bountiful blossoms and willingness to spread? A better choice might actually be daylilies. They’ll grow just about anywhere, are generally untroubled by pests and diseases — and you can eat them! This is daylily season, and a good time to buy some more for your garden. Let’s start with the common orange daylily (Hemerocallis fulva). Most gardens have some. You’ll also see it by the side of …

Claremont 2014-15 Bus Routes

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Salinger’s First Secluded Cornish Property Put Up for Sale

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Cornish — It’s easy to see why J.D. Salinger, the reclusive author, chose the secluded spot that he did to escape the attention that came with literary fame. Turn down a side road in Cornish, and continue a mile and a half down a winding, bumpy dirt road flanked by “No Trespassing” signs and you’ll eventually find the house that Salinger purchased in …

Sullivan County Outlays Up $600K

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Newport — County commissioners will present a $29.8 million proposed budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 at a public hearing next Monday . If the Sullivan County delegation of state representatives approves the spending plan as recommended, county officials anticipate a 3 cent increase in the …

H.S. Notebook: Cards’ Desilets Loses Interim Tag

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Claremont — Ivy Desilets has a vision for improving the fate of the Stevens High girls basketball program, and it’s one she’s looking forward to implementing now that she’s been officially given the reins of the team. Desilets …

Climate Change Discussion in Cornish

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Cornish — A free talk about climate change is set for Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site. The talk about documented changes in plants and animals will be led by Alyson Eberhardt, a coastal ecosystems extension specialist with New Hampshire Sea Grant and University of …

Kearsarge Boys Repeat as Track Kings

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Local Roundup: Kearsarge Boys Repeat as Track Kings …

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 …