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Tim Grossi, ConVal's director of facilities, clues in the Budget and Property Committee about the district's plans to rebuild the track at the high school this fall.

ConVal: New track to be built for fall

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The track at ConVal High School, which was built to last 20 years, started falling apart eight years after it was built. And as Director of Facilities Timothy Grossi and Athletic Director Mark Swasey prepare to rebuild the track this fall, they are leaving no stone unturned. “[We] rolled over a few rocks,” said Grossi to the School … 0

ConVal: School district OKs money for Kubota

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The ConVal School District hopes to use up to $43,000 of capital reserve money to replace its 25-year-old tractor. The School Board will hold a public hearing on July 14 at 7 p.m. at the SAU about the purchase, in addition to acquiring a new scoreboard for the high school’s football field. “The tractor has begun the process of nickle and … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Climb aboard the district’s ‘Mighty Book Bus’

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The Jaffrey-Rindge School District’s library on wheels is hitting the road again for its eighth summer. From the outside, the Mighty Book Bus looks like a big moving van. Don’t let that fool you. Inside, there are over 1,500 books arranged by reading levels, resting in plastic bins, and waiting to be chosen … 0

ConVal Voices: One last assignment for the graduating Class of 2015

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Dear Graduate of the ConVal Class of 2015, I offer you my sincere congratulations, yet with some regrets. Along with the other subjects you succeeded in passing, you worked hard to grasp and apply many difficult scientific concepts. But I struggle with the knowledge that I did not … 0

Mascenic: Horticulture course grows rapidly in first year

Friday, June 5, 2015

They say April’s showers bring May flowers. Even though there were few spring showers this year, the month of May has been fruitful for the new horticulture course offered this 2014-2015 school year at Mascenic High School. The … 0

ConVal: Fun at Student Recognition Breakfast

Friday, June 5, 2015

The Student Support Team at ConVal High School hosted the fifth Student Recognition Breakfast on May 28. Fifty-four students were honored for their positive contributions to the ConVal community during the second semester. Students were selected for being … 0

New Ipswich: Compressor station sited in New Ipswich

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — On the heels of an announcement by Tennessee Gas Pipeline Inc. that it will build an 80,000-horsepower compressor station at 40 Skinny Cat Road, more than 50 residents — a tenfold increase for a regularly … 1

Peterborough: ‘Sun Runner’ takes gold

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

One-hundred students. Forty solar-powered cars. Five schools. One winner. It happened Wednesday at the seventh annual Solar Sprint competition at Adams Playground in Peterborough. The winner was “Sun Runner” engineered by Hunter Luke and James Coburn, both 13, … 0

Mascenic: Principal candidates visit schools

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

On Tuesday and Wednesday, teachers, students and parents were introduced to two potential candidates to fill the position of Mascenic High School principal. Current Principal Tom Kelly will take a position at the district’s SAU office at the … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Duncan hired to fill superintendent job

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

RINDGE — Reuben Duncan, assistant superintendent at SAU 29 in Keene, has been named superintendent of the Jaffrey-Rindge School District. Duncan will begin tenure on July 1, taking the baton from Supt. James O’Neill, who after 14 years … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: 2 more years for bus co.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

RINDGE — After the approval of a two-year contract extension, Community Transportation LLC of Jaffrey will continue to serve as the School District’s transportation provider through the 2019-20 school year. Community Transportation owner Joel Weissman approached the School Board about the contract at Monday’s meeting, and said an … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: 2 teacher resignations not accepted

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

RINDGE — The School Board says resignation letters from two Jaffrey-Rindge School District teachers will not be accepted, until proper replacements can be found. Rebecca Masterson, a Conant High School math teacher, and Lisa Hansen, a Jaffrey Grade School music teacher, sent their resignation letters on May 19 … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Safety an issue in senior prank

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

No charges have been filed after this year’s Conant High School senior prank, but police are still investigating and working with school officials to determine proper punishment. Police were called to Conant at 6:20 a.m. Friday for a report of vandalism. In addition to toilet paper, graffiti and … 0