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Preseason adds optimism for experienced Somersworth  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Sometimes when you're trying to get a point across across, it doesn't hurt to have a little help hammering it home.First-year Somersworth ...



Week 2 high school football preview capsules  Foster's Daily Democrat

CAPE ELIZABETH AT YORK. When and where: Friday (6 p.m.) at York High School. Team records: Cape Elizabeth is 1-0 in Class C South; York is 1-0 in Class ...



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 graduates encouraged to always be kind  Foster's Daily Democrat

DURHAM — Be kind. Somersworth High School and Career Technical Center students, staff and special guests all urged the Class of 2019 to never abandon ...



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 ...



Somersworth High School and Career Technical Center Honor Roll, Quarter 2, 2018-2019  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH – Somersworth High School and Career Technical Center has released their Honor Roll for Quarter 2, 2018-2019:HONORSGRADE ...



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 ...



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 ...



In Barrington, theyre lending a helping hand  Foster's Daily Democrat

BARRINGTON — From the darkest depths of despair, Heather Donnell Young has found a purpose, a reason to live ... again. But it wasn't easy. Six years ago ...



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 ...



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 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.



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 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 High School student accused of threatening to 'shoot up schools'  WGME

SOMERSWORTH, NH (WGME) -- Police say a Somersworth High School student has been arrested after posting they'd “liked to threaten to shoot up schools” ...



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 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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



Kamala Harris vibe in NH: Strong, vibrant and powerful  Manchester Ink Link

The vibe, mercifully in an air-conditioned space, for U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris felt vibrant, felt young, felt interested, felt colorful. I recognized quite a few people I ...



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 ...



Excitement grows as Kamala Harris stops in N.H.  Boston Herald

SOMERSWORTH, N.H. — Hundreds of people wrapped around Somersworth High School Sunday afternoon, waiting to hear presidential hopeful U.S. Sen.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Kamala Harris holds town hall meeting in Somersworth  WMUR Manchester

Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris took to the stage in front of a packed crowd in Somersworth on Sunday evening to make her pitch as to why ...



New fire station plan advances in Somersworth  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — City councilors are poised to contract with a Portsmouth architecture firm to provide a conceptual design for a new fire station along with an ...



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 ...



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 ...



Somersworths 1999 L.L. state title run turns 20  Foster's Daily Democrat

Twenty years later it remains a quintessential moment in the annals of Somersworth sports.During the summer of 1999, the Somersworth 11-12 Little League ...



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, ...



D-III baseball prelims: Slow start haunts Somersworth in loss to Laconia  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Spotting a good pitcher four runs in the first inning is never a good recipe for success.On Thursday, the Somersworth High School baseball ...



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 ...



Kamala Harris holds town hall event in Somersworth  WMUR Manchester

Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris took to the stage in front of a packed crowd in Somersworth on Sunday evening to make her pitch as to why ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



HS football: Cumba, Dover start new era  Foster's Daily Democrat

DOVER — For as long as he can remember Eric Cumba wanted to teach and coach football once he was done playing.He's realizing that ambition and in the ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Week 1 high school football preview capsules  Foster's Daily Democrat

GORHAM AT MARSHWOOD. Where and when: Friday (6 p.m.) at Marshwood High School. Last year's records: Gorham went 3-6 in Class B South, lost to ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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: 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 ...



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 ...



NH Primary Source: Biden, Buttigieg, Beto, Booker, Harris, Castro head to NH  WMUR Manchester

FLOW OF CANDIDATES CONTINUES. Six Democratic presidential candidates have scheduled campaign visits to New Hampshire in the next nine days.



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 ...



Robert Soucy, 53 | Obituaries  The Laconia Daily Sun

SOMERSWORTH — Robert “Bob” Soucy, 53, passed away on Aug. 4, 2019, at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, following a period of failing health. Born in Lynn ...



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 ...



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

A capsule-style look at every Week 4 high school football game featuring a local team.



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.



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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.



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 ...



Buy and enjoy Seacoast graduation photos in our photo galleries  Seacoastonline.com

Save those precious High School Graduation memories with these pro photos from our photojournalist staff.



Blaze your own trail: New Marine already taking Somersworth High valedictorian up on suggestion  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — Valedictorian Amanda Raimer challenged her classmates to "blaze your own trail" during Somersworth High School's Class of 2009 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Sons marathon run fights Alzheimers disease  Foster's Daily Democrat

SANFORD, Maine — Brady Flanagan will have a strong wind at his back when he runs in the Boston Marathon in a few weeks: his love for his father and his ...



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

SOMERSWORTH — Unhappy with his club's performance in the first half despite a nine-point lead, coach Dan Hodsdon voiced his displeasure at halftime.



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, ...



Parents of former coach who died want answers  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — The parents of a Rollinsford man who died of a drug overdose want answers from the school district that forced him to resign a coaching ...



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 ...



2020 Vision: Top Dem contenders returning to Seacoast  Foster's Daily Democrat

Some of the biggest names in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination are headed to the Seacoast in the coming days.This includes former Vice ...



Mosca looks back on a career of passion  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — For more than 30 years, Jeni Mosca has taken her love and passion for doing what's best for students from teaching science and physical ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



Teatotaller billboard continues to play with words  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — As promised, the owner of Teatotaller has delivered another eye-catching billboard.Owner Emmett Soldati said of the new sign that they ...



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 ...



Somersworth celebrates field renovation  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — I guess you could say the new pitcher's mound at Noble Pines Park earned Josh Jacques's stamp of approval.The former Somersworth ...



Top Democratic contenders returning to Seacoast  Seacoastonline.com

EXETER — Some of the biggest names in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination are headed to the Seacoast in the coming days. This includes ...



D-III boys hoop: Early hits 1,000 points, Toppers topple STA  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH – They came to see a show Tuesday night, and Bryton Early didn't disappoint.The senior guard's offensive arsenal featured a game-changing ...



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.



Small-town boy makes MTV splash  Foster's Daily Democrat

A former track and field standout from Somersworth High School is all grown up and wowing the nation as a hunky bad boy on MTV's "Real World: Go Big or Go ...



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, ...



Spaulding AD named schools new football coach  Foster's Daily Democrat

ROCHESTER — Spaulding High School didn't have to look too far to find its next head varsity football coach.He was in the athletic director's office.Although it is ...



Dinner at Old Rail, a new holiday tradition  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — The stuffing and turkey was piled high and the gravy flowing at Old Rail Pizza Thursday.The restaurant, at 400 High St. in Somersworth ...



Police train for worst-case scenario  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH — City police officers took part in the first module of active shooter training at Somersworth High and Middle schools Tuesday.According to ...



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 ...



Abis Place to open for moms battling substance misuse  Foster's Daily Democrat

ROCHESTER — Gov. Chris Sununu and first lady Valerie Sununu will cut the ribbon at noon Wednesday, July 17 to open Abi's Place, a recovery house solely ...



D-III baseball: Toppers start fast, but go silent  Foster's Daily Democrat

SOMERSWORTH – The Somersworth High School baseball team had it all going early against Belmont. Three of the first four batters reached base for the ...



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