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Mascenic Automotive Career Center students Jack Buchanan, right, and Liam Tardiff prepare to head to Manhattan, New York, for a national automotive competition.

Mascenic School District: A drive to succeed

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

It’s not unusual for the students of the Mascenic Automotive program to receive national recognition. The program has consistently turned out high scoring students in both state and national competitions. But when it comes to the upcoming National Automotive Technical competition in New York, the top spot has been eluding the Mascenic students since they netted their last first place win in 2002. “What are my hopes? First place, that’s easy,” said Mascenic Automotive instructor Vincent Fittante in an interview at the Mascenic Automotive Center on Tuesday. “I’ve taken lesser talent and taken top 10.” This year, Fittante’s students Jack Buchanan, 18, of Brookline and … 0

Peterborough: Gregg kicks off Peterson Forum

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Intense discussion has always been part and parcel of the American system of government, said former U.S. Senator Judd Gregg during his keynote address at the first Walter Peterson Forum for Civil Discourse on Tuesday. And that’s the way it should be when people are controlling issues that have deep personal … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge School District: District still mum on leaves

Monday, April 14, 2014

Two weeks after Conant High School and Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School Principal John Barth and high school music teacher Leonard Holmes were placed on leave, officials are releasing little information about why the two men have been suspended. On Friday, Jaffrey-Rindge School Superintendent Jim O’Neill confirmed that both Barth and Holmes are still on … 0

Jaffrey-rindge school district: Money sought for after-school program

Monday, March 10, 2014

RINDGE — At their meeting on March 3, Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School Board Chair Dan Whitney and Superintendent James O’Neill said that Article 7 on the warrant, to create an Extended Day Revolving Fund, will be important for the district in coming years, when the district will be looking … 0

Rindge: Heritage Christian School Open House

Friday, March 7, 2014

Heritage Christian School invites the public to its annual open house and student project fair to be held on Friday beginning at 6:30 p.m. The school is located at 13 North Street in Rindge, just off Route 119.  This year, literature is the subject of the student project … 0

Jaffrey/Rindge: Staff cuts possible if school budget fails

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

At the Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School District Board meeting Monday night, Chairman Dan Whitney said that if the proposed budget is not approved, he’s not sure how the district would make up the difference between that and the default … 0

PETERBOROUGH: Ferenc throws his hat in the ring for ConVal School Board

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Voters will have a choice when they go to the polls Tuesday to elect a representative to the ConVal School Board. Gary Carpenter, a Peterborough business owner and advocate for veterans and people with disabilities, was the only Peterborough resident to file for the job. But … 0

Region: NECAP tests show mixed results

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

The New England Common Assessment Program test results for fall 2013 are in and show varied numbers for local schools and districts, with some improving while others lapsed. The test evaluates reading and mathematics for students in grades three though eight and grade 11, and also writing in … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough: School Board wants options

Monday, February 24, 2014

LYNDEBOROUGH — After a short public hearing on Wednesday night about proposed amendments to the Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative School District’s Articles of Agreement, the amendments will appear on the ballot at this year’s district meeting. Passing the amendments will … 0

Manchester: Fisher Cats scholarship available now

Monday, February 24, 2014

The New Hampshire Fisher Cats and the Fisher Cats Foundation have announced the application process is now open for the 2014 Fisher Cats Foundation Scholar-Athlete Scholarships. The Foundation will award 10 scholarships to outstanding scholar-athletes from New Hampshire who demonstrate excellent academic performance, significant athletic achievement, and active … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: School Board OK’s 2 student trips

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Conant high school students will soon be heading out of town, across the country and even across the globe. The Jaffrey-Rindge school board had a brief meeting Monday at which students proposed two trips – one that will take area students to China for an exchange program and … 0

Peterborough: School vacation art, music camp

Monday, February 17, 2014

A Create Summer Music/Art Camp will be held during February vacation week, Feb. 24-28, at The River Center. The camp also will run for spring vacation week, April 21-25. Hours for both camps will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is $250 for each week. Patrick … 0

ConVal: Envisioning the Art of Filmmaking

Monday, February 17, 2014

Aaron Wiederspahn says technology has made it easier for people to create their own videos and post them online. But often what they create just isn’t that interesting. “Everyone has cameras and editing software these days,” says Wiederspahn, … 0