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Somersworth High names Class of 2019s top seniors  Foster's Daily Democrat

Somersworth High School has announced the top students in its Class of 2019.Jacob DucharmeJacob Ducharme is the son of Michele and Jim Ducharme and ...



Somersworth High Pride club stages walkout  Foster's Daily Democrat

Last week, the Somersworth High School Pride club staged a walkout, one of their first official acts as a group.“We held the walkout and invited other students to ...



Somersworth High School and Career Technical Center Honor Roll, Quarter 1, 2018-2019  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH – Somersworth High School and Career Technical Center has released their Honor Roll for Quarter 1, 2018-2019:HONORSGrade 9Albert ...



Photos: Somersworth Prom 2019 - fosters.com - Dover, NH  Foster's Daily Democrat

Somersworth High School students celebrate the school's 2019 prom Saturday, May 11 with a grand march at the school. [John Huff/Fosters.com]. Buy Photo.



Tebo will be new Somersworth High principal  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Somersworth High School will have its fourth principal in five years this fall, one who district officials say will bring stability to the school's ...



Shea disappointed to resign as Somersworth principal  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — For the second straight year, the city's high school is looking for a new principal after John Shea announced his resignation due to a health ...



Photos: Somersworth Prom Fashion Show 2019 - fosters.com - Dover, NH  Foster's Daily Democrat

Somersworth High School's Class of 2020 hosts the school's 2019 Prom Fashion Show on Saturday, Feb. 2. Buy Photo. [1/26]. Somersworth Class of 2020 Prom ...



Somersworth High School gym to get new sound system  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — The Somersworth School Board has approved the purchase of a new public-address system for the gymnasium at Somersworth High ...



Somersworth High principal aims to transform education  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — A process to transform secondary education at the city's high school, and perhaps the rest of the country, will begin on Thursday night with ...



Somersworth school budget proposes position cuts - News - fosters.com - Dover, NH  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — The initial budget proposed by the Somersworth School Board and sent to the city manager for the 2019-20 school year calls for three ...



Lambert gets nod as new Somersworth football coach  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Somersworth High School alumnus Jeremy Lambert is the new Hilltopper football coach.Lambert takes over for Dan Hodsdon, who was ...



Somersworth Youth Connection to host Funday May 18 - News - fosters.com - Dover, NH  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH – Somersworth Youth Connection provides out-of-school time social, emotional, and academic supports to students through fun, exciting, and ...



Somersworth School Board considers second high school diploma option  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — The Somersworth School Board is considering a policy that would allow high school graduates to receive two different types of diplomas.



Somersworth students apply to dream schools  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Even though she's never visited, Rachael Wattimena described St. Joseph's College New York as her "dream school.""My goal is to go to ...



Spring craft fair returns to Somersworth  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — The Somersworth Festival Association will be sponsoring the 27th Spring Craft Fair at Somersworth High School on May 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 ...



Somersworths SAU 56 withdrawal plan unveiled  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — The city's School Board has put forth a plan to begin the withdrawal process from School Administrative Unit 56.The plan, which is six ...



Somersworth standout Gray feels his best is yet to come  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Evan Gray isn't noted for being noisy or loud on the basketball hardwood. He just lets his game do the talking.It's a pretty good game, too.



Somersworth mourns longtime teacher, advocate Luise Watman  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Amid a lifelong battle with depression, Luise Watman dedicated her life to her students.Watman, who taught science at Somersworth High ...



Keays to coach Somersworth in D-III football playoff game; Dan Hodsdon ousted  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Despite some recent distractions, the Somersworth High School football team is ready to put its best foot forward in the Division III playoffs ...



Somersworth School Board will explore withdrawal from SAU 56  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — The Somersworth school board will officially explore withdrawing from School Administrative Unit (SAU) 56, it was announced at Tuesday ...



Haines, Burgess lead Somersworth High Class of 2018  Foster's Daily Democrat

Somersworth top 10 students for the Class of 2018 are, from left, top, Bailey Haines, Michael Burgess, Daniel Smith, Hannah Peterson; middle, Emily Callahan, ...



Meet Ashley Fuller, Somersworths new school officer  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Ashley Fuller has been a Somersworth police officer for two years, and on Tuesday she will take over as the new resource officer for the ...



Somersworth teens question Beto ORourke  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Savannah Malo won't be old enough to vote in the 2020 New Hampshire presidential primary on Feb. 11, but she will be for the general ...



Somersworth teacher, artist Mommsen unveils latest mural  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — The last time Eric Mommsen painted a mural on the wall of the Somersworth High School gymnasium, it came out exactly how he wanted it ...



HILLTOPPERS 28, COUGARS 27: Second-half rally sends Somersworth to D-III playoffs  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Somersworth High School played complementary football in the fourth quarter Friday night.The offense scored the go-ahead touchdown ...



Police investigate alleged threat at Somersworth High School  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Somersworth Police investigated a threat of violence allegedly made by a Somersworth High School student.Police said on Tuesday they ...



D-III hoop final: New-look Toppers seek same championship result  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Jacob Ducharme was in the stands last winter at Southern New Hampshire University rooting on the Somersworth High School boys ...



Shea: Getting high school right is vital  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — John Shea wants students to stop playing games. The game of high school, that is. “You score high, you get into college,” Shea said.



Route 108 project public hearing coming to Somersworth  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — The New Hampshire Department of Transportation will hold a public listening session in Somersworth on Thursday, May 2 to discuss ...



D-III hoop championship: Hilltoppers never get untracked in loss to Conant  Foster's Daily Democrat

MANCHESTER — A night of potential repeat never materialized.The defending champion Somersworth High School boys basketball team never got untracked ...



Photos: Somersworth Prom 2018 - fosters.com - Dover, NH  Foster's Daily Democrat

Somersworth High School students celebrate the school's 2018 prom Saturday, May 19. [Daryl Carlson/Fosters.com]. Buy Photo. [1/38]. Nikky Hall and Katherine ...



Shea to take reins at Somersworth High  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — John Shea has been principal at schools large and small, public and private. His new assignment, which he will begin on July 1, will be at a ...



Somersworth High School announces top 10  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Somersworth High School announces the 2017 top 10 graduates and offers congratulations to them and their families. Following the ...



Somersworth grads look to future  Foster's Daily Democrat

DURHAM — Take the City of Somersworth with you wherever you go. That was the message of Salutatorian Michael Burgess to his fellow members of the ...



D-III Football: Hilltoppers show improvement, but not enough to beat Laconia  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Points have been hard to come by for the Somersworth High School football team this season, so the Hilltoppers can't afford to waste ...



Photos: Somersworth Father-Daughter Valentine Dance 2019 - fosters.com - Dover, NH  Foster's Daily Democrat

The 2019 Somersworth Father-Daughter Valentine Dance was held Thursday, Feb. 7 at Idlehurst Elementary School. Buy Photo. [1/52]. Somersworth ...



Volinsky: State school aid far from adequate  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — The state provides communities with state education adequacy funding at a rate much lower than what communities pay on average per ...



D-III boys hoop semis: Hilltoppers earn chance to defend their title  Foster's Daily Democrat

MANCHESTER — The top-seeded and defending-champion Somersworth High School boys basketball team is headed back to the Division III title game.



SAU 56 board tackles withdrawal question  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — The potential withdrawal of the Somersworth School Board from School Administrative Unit (SAU) 56 took another step on Monday with the ...



Volinsky: Take education funding burden off taxpayers  Seacoastonline.com

SOMERSWORTH — A series of state Supreme Court cases in the 1990s established the state's responsibility to fund education. These days, however, an ...



HS football: Local teams excited to start  Foster's Daily Democrat

DOVER – Although they play in different divisions, the Dover High School and Somersworth football teams have at least one thing in common. Both are looking ...



Building tomorrows leaders today  Foster's Daily Democrat

Dover High School has an active high school Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program, one which is held in high esteem by the academic ...



Holmes named Somersworth area Citizen of the Year  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — Somersworth resident Jenne Holmes said she was humbled that she was chosen as Citizen of the Year.Holmes and others were ...



Somersworths Citizens Place represents community  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — How the Ten Commandments monument in the Hilltop City's downtown was toppled remains a mystery more than two years later.Whatever ...



D-III baseball: Frank wins it for Toppers in 7th  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH – Cam Frank made a big defensive play in the seventh inning Wednesday that saved a run and an even bigger play on offense that drove one ...



Medical assistants of the future  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Ashly Lavery once had a bad experience while having blood drawn from her arm. She went into great detail that won't be shared here, but ...



Week 4 high school football preview capsules  Foster's Daily Democrat

WESTBROOK AT NOBLE. When and where: Friday (6 p.m.) at Noble High School. Team records: Westbrook is 1-2 in Class B South; Noble is 2-1 in Class B ...



Gary Mayo at your service in Market Basket  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Gary Mayo is pretty famous around the Hilltop City. If you've ever visited Market Basket, you might even know him, even if you don't ...



D-III softball: Hilltoppers win a wild one over Newfound, 9-8  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — After fouling off a pair of bunts, Nicky Hall momentarily froze when she swung on a full count and made contact. But she got the job done, ...



Photos: Photos of the Year 2018 - fosters.com - Dover, NH  Foster's Daily Democrat

Rochester Deputy Chief Dennis Dube, evaluates the scene of a structure fire at Landry's Auto Salvage on Greenhill road in Barrington. [Deb Cram/Fosters.com].



Somersworth cop resigns after DWI charge  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — A Somersworth police lieutenant has resigned following his arrest on a DWI charge.According to court records, John Kelly, a detective with ...



Needle exchange sparks discussion  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — A school-wide discussion about a new weekly syringe exchange and outreach program in the city sparked a number of different opinions ...



D-III boys hoop: Toppers get early jump  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — One quarter can make the difference in any basketball game.In Tuesday's Division III basketball contest between Somersworth High School ...



Gadomski settles in at SAU 56  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — The new superintendent of SAU 56 said he's feeling good about the upcoming school year, which is set to get underway in less than two ...



Toppers tamed in D-III championship  Foster's Daily Democrat

MANCHESTER — The Somersworth High School baseball team knew the bunts were coming. Even then, it wasn't enough.A pair of White Mountains' bunts ...



Watters: Time is now for Route 108 upgrade  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — In 50 years, Route 108 between Weeks Crossing in Dover and Innovation Drive in Rochester has become more than just a portal between ...



SAU 56 hires new superintendent  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — The communities of Somersworth and Rollinsford have a new superintendent of schools.According to SAU 56 Chairman Matt Hanlon, the ...



D-III boys hoop: Gray propels Hilltoppers past Conant  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Evan Gray didn't force the issue; he didn't have to. The senior co-captain simply took what the defense gave him and took over the game ...



Sokul is new principal at Somersworth High  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Vic Sokul is officially the interim principal at Somersworth High School, but that's not how he plans to approach his job once the new school ...



N.H. high school basketball: ‘Topper boys move to the front of the class  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — It was a Cinderella story last season for the Somersworth High School boys basketball team.The Hilltoppers went from a tournament ...



Whaley: 20 years since ‘Toppers last football title  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — It wasn't yesterday, but Jim Keays remembers it like it was.Twenty years ago this month the Somersworth High School football team won its ...



Somersworth High announces top 10 seniors  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Somersworth High School recently announced its top 10 graduates for the Class of 2016. There actually are 11, due to a tie for fourth place.



To the Editor: Debra will represent the people - News - fosters.com - Dover, NH  Foster's Daily Democrat

To the Editor:I am sending this endorsement for a woman I have come to know through one of my toughest life struggles. Debra devotes her time selflessly and ...



D-III baseball prelim: Grant, Toppers pull away from Mascenic  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Colby Grant didn't get much sleep Wednesday night. He was up late working on a school project and didn't nod off until 3 a.m., so it took ...



Somersworth Police take on Patriots alumni  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Saturday night at the Somersworth High School gymnasium, some New England Patriots did battle with members of the Somersworth ...



D-III boys hoop: Hilltoppers stumble in showdown with Campbell  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — The Somersworth High School boys basketball team got a taste of its own medicine Wednesday night. Usually it's the Hilltoppers who ...



Former Somersworth teacher convicted of kissing student to spend 30 days in jail  WMUR Manchester

A former New Hampshire high school math teacher who was accused of kissing a 15-year-old female student has been sentenced to 30 days in jail.



D-III hoop semis: Topper boys punch title ticket with zest  Seacoastonline.com

EXETER — The extra step that the Somersworth High School boys basketball team took this season wasn't a travel. It was a trip to the Division III championship.



Eric Johanson named Somersworths new varsity baseball coach  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Eric Johanson had a lot going for him even before he interviewed for head coach of the Somersworth High School baseball team. But that ...



Seacoast Roundup: Hilltopper boys pull away from Prospect  Foster's Daily Democrat

ALTON — The Somersworth High School boys basketball team gradually pulled away from Prospect Mountain on the road, 61-41, in Division III to improve to ...



D-II hockey: STA uses late surge to subdue Bearcats  Foster's Daily Democrat

DOVER — The bond between Wayne Shaheen and Shane Maurice has remained strong ever since Shaheen last coached Maurice at Somersworth High ...



Somersworth High juniors strut prom fashions  Seacoastonline.com

Sam Bernier holds Isis Orchard on the runway during the 2017 Prom Fashion Show Saturday afternoon at Somersworth High School. Photo by Shawn ...



Photos: Marshwood Prom 2019 - fosters.com - Dover, NH  Foster's Daily Democrat

Marshwood High School students celebrate the school's 2019 prom grand march on Saturday, May 4. [Deb Cram/Fosters.com and Seacoastonline]. Buy Photo.



Hilltop School Named to National Register of Historic Places  Patch.com

The New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources is proud to announce that the Hilltop School in Somersworth has been honored by the U.S. Secretary of ...



SAU 56 votes to offer job to superintendent  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — The SAU56 board voted Monday to make an offer to the lone finalist for the job of superintendent of schools.Dr. Robert Gadomski is ...



Somersworth schools to open with new educators in key slots  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — When students head back to Hilltop City schools next week they will see many new faces.According to interim Superintendent Connie ...



Somersworth graduates challenge: Make a difference  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — All eyes were on the Class of 2013 Somersworth High School and Career Technical Center graduates at their commencement Monday ...



Winnisquam's Riberdy honored for perfect season | Sports  The Union Leader

MANCHESTER — Winnisquam Regional football coach Pat Riberdy isn't the kind of guy who craves attention, but he received plenty of it during Thursday ...



Somersworth envisions walkable, greener downtown  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Turning the center of the Somersworth Plaza into a lush park, without losing valuable parking is a possible centerpiece to the development ...



Gail Frances Francoeur Dubois | Obituaries  Katy Times

Dubois, Gail Frances Francoeur, February 25, 1939 – December 28, 2018. Born in Somersworth, New Hampshire, Gail Frances Francoeur Dubois, 79, most ...



Somersworth holds inaugural  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — The newly-elected City Council, School Board and mayor were sworn in Thursday at a ceremony in City Hall.The inaugural celebration ...



Somersworth observes Memorial Day with parade, ceremony  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Hilltop residents lined the downtown streets during Monday's Memorial Day parade before assembling at Stein Park for the city's annual ...



Football Review: Hawks set sights on rematch  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — Half full or half empty?There are two ways the Marshwood High School football team can look at its proverbial glass after losing its ...



Ducharme lifts Hilltoppers with hat trick  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Jake Ducharme couldn't be stopped.Locked in from the opening kickoff, the Somersworth High School forward served as the lone source of ...



2017 H.S. Football Showcase: Somersworths McHugh is setting the tone  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Anyone who has watched the Somersworth High School football team over the years knows that the key to their offense is a tough, power ...



Cougars can't get going in 15-2 loss to Somersworth | News, Sports, Jobs  Nashua Telegraph

LITCHFIELD – In the second inning of Wednesday's encounter with the Somersworth High School baseball team, a voice could be heard from the Campbell ...



D-III football: Somersworth tangles with Blue Devils in rare Sunday night battle  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — It's still a long way to the Division III football finish line, but Somersworth High School has had a favorable start to the 2017 season, ...



‘Resilience’ looks at impacts of adverse childhood experiences  Seacoastonline.com

PORTSMOUTH — Jamie Redford's documentary, "Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope," was shown to a full house at the Music Hall Loft ...



2017 H.S. Volleyball Preview: For Hodsdons, the games a mix of love and competition  Seacoastonline.com

SOMERSWORTH — Somersworth High School volleyball coach Steve Hodsdon may have the best player in Division II in his household.Unfortunately, his ...



Rachel Hills become a soccer globe trotter  Seacoastonline.com

ROLLINSFORD — From Down Under to Down South, Rollinsford native Rachel Hill is keeping herself busy playing professional soccer at both home and ...



Soldati returns to Somersworth for campaign party at sons cafe  Foster's Daily Democrat

PORTSMOUTH — Soldati/Somersworth — the names fit so well together.It was 1912 when Arturo and Gemma Soldati, emigrated from Italy to the U.S., ...



NE Patriot Alumni hoopsters to take on Somersworth PD  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — The Somersworth Police Association is conducting it's annual fundraiser. Currently area businesses and residents are being contacted for ...



Robert Azzi: America, Iran, Venezuela: Be afraid. Be very afraid.  Concord Monitor

Last week, I got a thank-you card signed by a group of students from Somersworth High School with whom I spent time discussing Khaled Hosseini's book, ...



Week 3 high school football preview capsules  Seacoastonline.com

Dover (1-1) at Windham (1-1) is among the featured games in our capsule-style look at Week 3 of the high school football season. SALEM AT PORTSMOUTH.



D-III baseball: Franklin suffers at Paines expense  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH – Judging by his performance on the mound it would have been nearly impossible to guess that Dylan Paine was making his season debut on ...



Former Fosters columnist publishes Story of Life  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Somersworth High School English teacher Stephen MacKenzie, and Amity Publications, Barrington, announce publication of MacKenzie's ...



NH Teacher Arrested For Allegedly Hugging, Kissing Student  CBS Local

SOMERSWORTH, NH (CBS) – A Somersworth High School teacher has been arrested for allegedly hugging and kissing a female student. The charges allege ...



Jess leaves legacy in breast cancer fight  Foster's Daily Democrat

ROCHESTER — A local woman, who shared her courageous battle with cancer with the community and helped to bring awareness of the disease, has died at ...



HILLTOPPERS 55, BLUE DEVILS 28: Somersworth runs away for win  Foster's Daily Democrat

Somersworth High School's Anthony McHugh, center, runs for a big gain during his team's Division III game against Epping-Newmarket on Sunday night in ...



Dairy Queen in Somersworth to open in two weeks  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — The much-anticipated Dairy Queen Grill and Chill at the Tri-City Plaza will open in two weeks.General Manager James Bride said the store ...



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