Antrim

Roundup: ConVal boys’, girls’ hockey lose a pair

Monday, December 22, 2014

ConVal boys’ hockey ConVal jumped out to early 2-0 lead with goals from freshman Palmer Timmons and Matt Kolk. Erik Leger made it 3-0 halfway through the first. Tristen Bows got Kearsage on the board, but ConVal responded with Leger’s second of the game 30 seconds later. Kearsarge’s Nate Thompson kept ConVal within two with a late goal. Kearsage came out flying in the second period, and got two quick … 0

PSNH plans to raise rates by 7 percent come Jan. 1

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Editor’s note: This story was published in the Concord Monitor on Dec. 16. Public Service of New Hampshire plans to raise electric rates by 7 percent this winter, a moderate increase compared with hikes as high as 40 percent or more from other utilities. In a request filed with the Public Utilities Commission … 0

Alpine skiing: Tamok, Tyler take home top-five spots

Monday, December 22, 2014

The ConVal alpine ski team hosted a multi-team race on Thursday at Crotched Mountain. The Cougar girls placed third of seven, behind Portsmouth and Souhegan, and the boys took fourth, behind Portsmouth, Hollis-Brookline and Souhegan. Individually for the boys, ConVal’s Eli Tamok was fourth overall, behind Lars Hamilton, Casey Segal and Sam Segal, all of Portsmouth. Tamok’s runs totalled 1:27:35. The rest of … 0

Bennington: Truck ends up in brook off Route 47

Monday, December 15, 2014

BENNINGTON — An Antrim man crashed a utility truck into a brook off Route 47 in Bennington on Wednesday morning, but he was not injured, police said. Russ Hixson, 51, of Antrim was driving east on Route 47 … 0

Peterborough: Committee doesn’t want schools closed

Monday, December 15, 2014

Although ConVal’s District Study Committee — composed of School Board members and Select Board members — remain split over a suggestion to close the district’s middle schools and profit from the buildings’ sales, the committee collectively agreed Wednesday … 0

Peterborough: Apartments’ heat is dangerous to use

Monday, December 15, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Tenants of an apartment building on Vine Street are unable to use their wood pellet stoves, after the building’s owner has repeatedly failed to make the stoves in the two apartments safe, according to town officials. … 0

Rindge: Market Basket now fully in Artie T.’s hands

Monday, December 15, 2014

The sale of Market Basket to Arthur T. “Artie T.” Demoulas was completed Friday afternoon, after it was announced in September that Demoulas and his sisters reached an agreement to buy the grocery chain from their cousins, and that the sale would be finalized over the next several … 0

Peterborough: Audiology department moves

Friday, December 12, 2014

Crotched Mountain’s audiology department relocated its Peterborough office on Dec. 12, from the Bond Wellness Center at Monadnock Community Hospital to the offices of Bard Chiropractic Practice located on Route 202 North, across from the South Meadow School. … 0

Peterborough / Keene: MDS names advocacy award after Manfredo ‘Fred’ Torelli

Friday, December 12, 2014

Monadnock Developmental Services has presented Manfredo “Fred” Torelli of Marlborough with the first MDS Family Advocacy Award, in recognition of his commitment and dedication in strengthening and supporting the families of those with developmental disabilities. He was honored … 0

Wrestling: Early birds grapple

Monday, December 15, 2014

The ConVal wrestling team continued to plow through opponents Saturday at the Early Bird Tournament they hosted at the high school’s McGuire Gym, following their 53-18 victory over Spaulding High School in Rochester last Wednesday. At Saturday’s tournament, … 0

Sustainable Steps: ML

Monday, December 15, 2014

Dec. 21 is the winter solstice and the shortest day of the year. This is the slowing time of year. All our animals are back from grazing pastures to their winter yards. I often wonder if the animals sit around thinking about warm days wondering in the fields … 0

Letter: Power for NH, and the country

Thursday, December 11, 2014

To the editor: Sirs, as a longtime advocate of nuclear power, the endless talk about gas and hydro should be replaced with some discussion of nuclear power. However, I would like to see a different approach by looking at the U.S. Navy and the nuclear plants that run … 0

Viewpoint: Why are we heating half-empty buildings?

Friday, December 12, 2014

Nobody likes filling their oil tanks in the winter. I remember watching the fill gauge last winter, one of our coldest yet since moving here, and seeing it inch down, as our boiler worked to keep the house … 0