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Congresswoman Annie Kuster met with Franklin Pierce faculty and students on Wednesday in a round table about women in leadership.

Kuster holds talks on pay equity

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

RINDGE — Last week, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (D-N.H. 2nd District) rolled out an economic agenda for women and families, detailing acts sponsored or supported by Kuster that would address issues of paycheck fairness, minimum wage, family leave time, job training and workforce development, and female health care. Since then, Kuster has been meeting with local colleges and business leaders to hold round-table discussions to let women and men weigh in on their own experiences in the workplace. On Wednesday, Kuster met with students, faculty and staff from Franklin Pierce University to discuss her economic agenda. Kuster told the gathered group that since her election to … 0

Milestone: Weidner selected to participate in Girls State

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Genevieve Weidner of Dublin was selected by ConVal High School faculty to represent Cheney-Armstrong Post 5 New Hampshire at the 70th session of Granite Girls State. Weidner will join approximately 100 other students from communities throughout New Hampshire also selected to attend. Granite Girls State is a mythical state patterned after the state … 0

Conval: School Board hopes for smoother sailing this year

Monday, April 21, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — At the first meeting of the Selectmen’s Advisory Committee to the ConVal School Board in the wake of voters’ rejection of the board’s 2014 budget proposal, School Board member Myron Steere of Greenfield promised that things will be done differently in the coming year. Steere, who will be serving as chair of the Budget and Property Committee this year, said he … 0

Rindge: Program, financial cuts made at FPU

Monday, February 3, 2014

RINDGE — Franklin Pierce University will no longer be offering degrees in six areas of study, the university announced last week. Though students currently enrolled will be able to finish their degrees, those looking to major or minor in programs — including American studies, theater and dance, graphic … 0

LYNDEBOROUGH: WLC official touts consolidation plan

Monday, February 3, 2014

LYNDEBOROUGH — A plan to move Lyndeborough elementary school students to a renovated Florence Rideout Elementary School in Wilton should give students more options, School Superintendent Christine Tyrie told Select Board members on Wednesday. “With the reconfiguration, Lyndeborough students will get a gym, an adequate library and cafeteria,” … 0

Conval: Storm pushes deliberative session to Thursday

Monday, February 3, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Due to the threat of a snowstorm on Wednesday, ConVal School District officials are postponing the district’s deliberative session, rescheduling it for Thursday. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. in the ConVal High School gymnasium. The deliberative session is where voters can discuss and possibly … 0

Achievement:

Monday, February 3, 2014

Mariah Blanchette of Peterborough was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Mount Ida College in Newton, Mass. To make the list a student must achieve a grade point average of at least 3.33 and have earned at least 12 college-credit hours for the semester. … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough: Voters to see smaller budget

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

WILTON — Members of the Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative School Board and the board’s Budget Committee agreed to recommend a gross budget of $11,550,114 for the 2014-2015 school year at a joint meeting on Tuesday. District voters will also be … 0

Conant School District: Guidance counselors deal with suicidal behaviors

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

JAFFREY — No one likes to think about the possibility of a high school student threatening to end his or her own life, but Conant High School guidance counselors want to be sure they respond correctly in the … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge School District: Student transportation, CPR policies reviewed

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

JAFFREY — The Jaffrey-Rindge School Board reviewed multiple draft policies regarding student transportation and duties related to the nurse’s office at its meeting Monday. Two of the policies which the board reviewed relate to the use of private vehicles to transport students. According to the draft of the … 0

Mason: Budget proposal down $20,000

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

MASON — The elimination of some district positions means the operating budget for the Mason School District is down by nearly $20,000. District residents will have the opportunity to review the budget and proposed warrant Saturday at 9 a.m., when the district holds its deliberative session. The total … 0

conval: Federal funding helps pare down proposed budget

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — ConVal School Board members finalized their proposed budget for 2014-2015 on Tuesday, signing a warrant calling for a gross budget of $45,793,510, an increase of less than one percent over last year’s budget. The district assessment — the amount residents pay in taxes after revenues are … 0

Achievement:

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Maxine Dunn, a first-year student, was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Hartwick College, Oneonta, N.Y. To make the list, a student must complete a full-course load with at least a 3.5 grade point average based on a 4.0 scale. Dunn is majoring in … 0