Piermont

Seth Orne, front, and Joe Denhert use a makeshift "stretcher" made of tree trunks to transport a pair of mattresses away from the Appalachian Trail. The duty was part of the pair's "Packing It Out" initiative, which removed nearly 1,100 pounds of garbage from the AT corridor this summer. (Photograph courtesy Seth Orne)

Hikers Pack Up, Clean Out Appalachian Trail

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Coined by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service in the 1960s, the “leave no trace” principle encourages visitors of the outdoors to take out everything they bring into the wilderness. A few Appalachian Trail thru hikers did even better this year — leaving the national scenic trail even more pristine than when they entered by removing trash left behind by others. Georgia residents Seth Orne and Paul Dehnert, both 25, and friend Jeff Twedt, 29, set out last March on their “Packing It Out” initiative, with a goal of removing 1,000 pounds of garbage from the AT corridor. Orne and Dehnert completed the mission …

NHIAA Aims to Be Tech-Savvy

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Concord — At the start of each workday, NHIAA Executive Director Jeff Collins and assistant Dave Rozumek say they spend 30-45 minutes brainstorming ways to make the organization’s website, nhiaa.org, more informative and user-friendly. Some time during the 2015-16 school year, it hopes to reveal the best version yet. Implementing “Schedule Star” software and other upgrades, the NHIAA is aiming to streamline the …

A Life: Jim Hanlon, 1959-2015; ‘He Carried His Home on His Back’

Monday, August 24, 2015

Canaan — He did it his way. Usually on foot. Often without a permanent roof over his head. Jim Hanlon lived 57 years on mostly his own terms. Hanlon, who died on July 20 at his brother’s Canaan home, fit most definitions of “homeless,” but it’s also true that much of the Upper …

Piermont Withholds Town’s School Board Race Results

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Piermont — Residents went to the polls on Tuesday to elect town and school officers. At Town Meeting, results for all but one of the elections were announced. Citing “extenuating circumstances,” Town and School Moderator Joyce Tompkins did not name the winner of the race for a three-year …

Piermont Town Meeting 2015 Results

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Piermont Number of Voters: 247 Number on Checklist: na Town Clerk: Bernadette Ratel Selectboard 3 yrs: Colin Stubbings Selectboard 2 yrs: Randy Subjeck Treasurer: Susan Belyea Library Trustee: Pauline Marvin Library Trustee: Joyce Tompkins Library Trustee: Kristi Medill Trustee of Trust Funds 3 yrs: Abby Metcalf …

Piermont Budget Approved; Stubbings Re-Elected

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Piermont — Residents approved a $1.07 million budget, a zoning ordinance that would limit the number of days a yard sale can be held at a residence, and kept the position of tax collector an appointed role. Selectboard Chairman Colin Stubbings was re-elected to a three-year term with …

Piermont to Consider Yard Sale Ordinance

Friday, March 6, 2015

Town Meeting will take place Tuesday, March 10, in the Old Church Building, with ballot voting from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Voters will decide on the budget and other warrant articles when the meeting reconvenes at 7:30 p.m. at Piermont Village School. Residents will meet on Tuesday, …

The Play’s the Thing — As Is the Replay — for Woodsville’s Fagnant

Monday, March 2, 2015

Not much into sports while growing up, Rob Fagnant instead regularly took to the stage as the lead role in student play productions. Today, the Woodsville High graduate plays a huge role behind the scenes for the New …

Eleanor Davis Trevithick

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Woodsville, N.H. — Eleanor Davis Trevithick, 96, of Woodsville passed away quietly on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, at Cottage Hospital in Woodsville. She was born on May 22, 1918, the daughter of long-time Piermont residents Floyd and Ida Davis. She grew on the River Road in Piermont, N.H. …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Answer Cavalier Challenge

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Hollis, n.h. — Hanover High girls basketball coach Dan O’Rourke believes a third meeting with archrival Lebanon — this time in next week’s NHIAA Division II state tournament — could be in the offing. Both the Marauders and …

Local Roundup: Windsor Boys Basketball Continues March Toward Top Seed

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Windsor — The Windsor High boys basketball team is close to locking down the top seed in the Vermont Division III state tournament — and still a long way from it as well. The Jacks continued their march …

Local Roundup: Martin, Engineers Stifle Blue Mountain

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Woodsville — The Woodsville High girls basketball team wasn’t upset about the possibility of allowing Blue Mountain senior Jordan Farquharson her 1,000th career point on Monday night. The Engineers were just going to make sure that if she did reach the plateau, she’d do so one point at …

Wasps Beat Sin Bin, Bulldogs

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Woodstock — There isn’t a whole lot stopping the Woodstock High boys hockey team lately. Even when the Wasps try to stop themselves, someone steps up to save the day. The honor belonged to sophomore goaltender Connor Black …