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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 ...



Spamalot to gallop onto Somersworth stage  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — The Black Box Theater and the Drama Club at Somersworth High School are ready to present familiar characters like King Arthur and Sir ...



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 ...



‘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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Rollinsford decision sparked SAU 56 split with Somersworth  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Somersworth Mayor Dana Hilliard respects the autonomy of neighboring town Rollinsford, and its decision in 2014 to send its middle- and ...



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 ...



Somersworth to vote on withdrawal from SAU 56 - News - fosters.com - Dover, NH  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — A vote to begin the process of withdrawing from School Administrative District 56 will be on the agenda at the next meeting of the ...



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 ...



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

SOMERSWORTH — Bailey Haines has been named valedictorian and Michael Burgess, salutatorian for the Somersworth High School Class of 2018.



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 ...



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.



Shea rarin to go at Somersworth High  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Although he's officially been on the job for only a few days, John Shea is already fully engaged as the new principal at Somersworth High ...



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 ...



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 ...



SAU 56 split talks could be contentious  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — The school boards that comprise School Administrative Unit 56 — Somersworth and Rollinsford — will meet Monday for the first time since ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Sports shorts: Somersworth HS seeks varsity football coach  Foster's Daily Democrat

Somersworth High School is seeking a varsity football coach. Candidates should have prior coaching experience, but not required. Please submit cover letter, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Shea ambitious at start of school year  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Somersworth High School has 450 students, a modest number compared to some of the larger schools in the area. Still, getting to know ...



Somersworth High School and Career Technical Center Honor Roll for Quarter 2, 2017-2018.  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Somersworth High School and Career Technical Center released their Honor Roll for Quarter 2, 2017-2018.HONORSGrade 9Zachary ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



D-III boys hoop playoffs: Hilltoppers survive, advance back to final four  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Down one of the best players in the state, Evan Gray, for large stretches of its Division III quarterfinal game against Monadnock on Friday ...



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 ...



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 ...



2018 Training Camp Showcase: Somersworths Abkarian primed to make up for mistake  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH – Much like the regular season, Christian Abkarian spent the majority of the Somersworth High School football team's home playoff game last ...



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.



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 boys hoop: Saints fend off late Somersworth surge  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH – The wire-to-wire win turned into a high-wire act in the late stages.But in a game it might have lost in the past, the St. Thomas Aquinas High ...



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 ...



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 ...



Somersworth High School and Career Technical Center Quarter 2 Honor Roll, 2016-2017  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Somersworth High School and Career Technical Center announce the Honor Roll for Quarter 2, 2016-17. HONORS. Grade 9.



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 ...



Restoring burned 1885 Somersworth home  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Kelli Marti couldn't bear to see what she believes is one of the city's finest Victorian homes torn down, even though it was heavily damaged ...



Principal Says We Need to Talk About Guns for Safe N.H. Schools  New Hampshire Public Radio

Administrators and lawmakers continue to discuss safety in the classroom after another school shooting took place earlier this month. This time it was in.



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 ...



Rachel Hills become a soccer globe trotter  Foster's Daily Democrat

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



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 ...



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 ...



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

Somersworth's Colby Grant, front, hugs Bobby Connell after Connell hit a two-run homer in the first inning of Thursday;'s Division III playoff game at Noble Pines.



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 ...



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 ...



Somersworth High touts accreditation success  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — For Principal Sharon Lampros, accreditation of Somersworth High School is an ongoing process.Lampros received a call from the New ...



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 ...



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 ...



Despite setback in legislature, some NH schools resolve to stay gun-free  WGME

SOMERSWORTH, NH (WGME) - An attempt to allow local communities to ban guns in New Hampshire schools has been rejected.With the Republican party in ...



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 ...



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 ...



Grant, Hilltoppers felt right at home in title win  Foster's Daily Democrat

MANCHESTER — Colby Grant loves playing at Southern New Hampshire University. This particular stage, for some reason, brings out the very best in him.



Big Somersworth craft festival set for May 5 - News - fosters.com - Dover, NH  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — The Somersworth Festival Association will be sponsoring the 26th Holiday Craft Fair at Somersworth High School on Saturday, May 5.



Somersworth High principal retiring after 40 years  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — After 40 years, the last eight as principal, Sharon Lampros will retire at the end of the school year.Lampros first came to Somersworth High ...



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 ...



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 ...



Top of the World! Hilltoppers capture first D-III title since 2011  Foster's Daily Democrat

MANCHESTER — Campbell won the first half of the Division III boys basketball championship Saturday night. No dispute from Somersworth High School coach ...



Somersworth Police take on Patriots alumni  Foster's Daily Democrat

Somersworth's Joshua Wright, left, Nate Howard, and Alex Mulcahey watch Patriots Max Lane, right, juggle the ball above them during Saturday night's benefit ...



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 ...



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].



Principal: I give Gov. Sununu an F on student safety  Foster's Daily Democrat

Dear Governor Sununu,I've been a high school principal for about a dozen years. Starting in July, I'll be the principal of Somersworth High School. Several years ...



Rideout gives his last sermon at First Parish UCC  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — To a packed congregation, Rev. Mark Rideout led his last sermon at the First Parish UCC in Somersworth on Sunday.Rideout is retiring ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



D-III boys hoop semis: Toppers-Berlin know each other well  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — The NHIAA Division III boys basketball championship is scheduled for Saturday night (7:30) at Southern New Hampshire University.But as ...



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 ...



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 ...



New varsity coaches at Somersworth High School - *GJ_FOSTERS_SPORTS - fosters.com - Dover, NH  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Somersworth High School has three new varsity coaches, including two alumni. Former three-sport star Bryant Lausberg is the new ice ...



Donations requested to help homeless  Foster's Daily Democrat

ROCHESTER — Tri-City Co-Op and a member of the local homeless community are asking the public for their urgent help in donating specific items to help ...



Santas, parades and tree lightings this weekend  Foster's Daily Democrat

Santa will be busy this weekend in the Tri-City area, with potential sightings Friday, Saturday and Sunday at a variety of events such as festivals, tree lightings ...



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 ...



Somersworth High School band wins silver medal  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Six years ago, Matt Lagarde became the middle and high school music director at Somersworth High School. As he became more familiar ...



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.



Residents celebrate Hilltop School  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — It was an emotional Saturday morning for those gathered at the Hilltop School.“In 1850 the belfry tower rang for the first time, guiding youth ...



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 ...



Somersworth envisions walkable, greener downtown  Foster's Daily Democrat

The city of Somersworth received a PlanNH grant and conducted a community charrette for the Somersworth Plaza. About 35 people attended the Saturday ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Dover deaths ruled murder-suicide  Foster's Daily Democrat

DOVER — The state's medical examiner ruled that Daniel Barnes murdered his girlfriend Meghan Thomas then killed himself at their Palmer Drive home where ...



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., ...



Somersworth School Added to National Historic Registry  New Hampshire Public Radio

The Hilltop School in Somersworth has been named to the National Register of Historic Places. Its predecessor was Great Falls High School, the first public.



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 ...



Master B becomes states only seventh-degree black belt  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — A non-traditional graduation took place in Somersworth on Saturday. Somersworth High School was the scene of the promotion which ...



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 ...



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 ...



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