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Roundup: Clough throws complete game

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The ConVal varsity baseball team beat Milford 3-2 in the 2014 opener. Senior hurler Ivon Clough threw a complete game, striking out 12 while walking one and giving up six hits. ConVal’s offense was led by Mathias Fressilli, senior, with two hits and two runs scored. Danny Allen, freshmen, had two hits and one run scored. Matt Davis, sophomore, had two hits and two RBI. ∎ The ConVal boys tennis team … 0

Antrim: Book group to discuss ‘The Book Thief’

Monday, April 14, 2014

The Antrim Eclectic Book Club will be hosting a book discussion at the First Antrim Presbyterian Church on April 24, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. “The Book Thief” is a novel by Australian author Markus Zusak. Narrated by “Death,” the book is set in Nazi Germany, a place and time when the narrator notes he was extremely busy. It describes a young … 0

Peterborough: Pajamas in school at SMS

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

South Meadow School 8th Grade Students made pajamas in Consumer and Family Class and got some life lessons along the way. After making the pants they were allowed to wear them to school by paying $1. Altogether they raised $94 for the SMS Food Pantry. After the unit was complete, students were asked … 0

Editorial: Capturing life’s most poignant moments

Monday, April 7, 2014

Carole Allen was always at home behind her lens, capturing the big events and the poignant moments. A few months ago, when Carole stepped out from behind her lens, she was the big event. She was the poignant moment. At the New Hampshire Press Association’s annual banquet in … 0

Antrim: Great Decisions group discussion topics

Monday, April 7, 2014

Antrim’s Great Decisions group will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Tuttle Library weekly to discuss issues of foreign policy changes. Antrim’s Great Decisions is a series of informal conversations about the foreign policy challenges which our country confronts. No special expertise in foreign policy is needed, only … 0

Letter: Changes needed from ConVal Board

Thursday, April 3, 2014

To the editor: In a 6 to 5 vote on April 1, the members of the ConVal School Board re-elected Butch Estey as this year’s chairman. My last letter to the editor called for a change in leadership. This board chose not to change their leader, so I … 0

Bennington/Francestown: Home schooling on rise?

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

BENNINGTON — Concerned about what they see as shrinking enrollment in the town’s elementary school, Bennington Select Board members say they’ve noticed a surge home schooling. Following a discussion about ConVal School District budget cuts owing to the proposed budget’s failure at the polls in March, at their … 0

Antrim: Cause of outage unclear

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Residents in the area of Elm Street experienced an unexplained power outage on Monday that affected 120 Public Service of New Hampshire customers. The outage occurred at 7:25 p.m., said Martin Murray, manager of media relations for PSNH, in an interview on Wednesday. PSNH crews patrolled the area … 0

Kindergarten enrollment is low

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — ConVal School District officials are urging parents whose children will be entering kindergarten in the fall to get in touch, because so far just 76 potential students have been identified. Last year at this time the district had 102 students enrolled, Human Resources Director Tim Markley … 0

ConVal: Estey to chair School Board

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — ConVal School Board members elected Butch Estey of Peterborough as board chair on Tuesday, resolving a situation that had left the board without a leader after the March election. When they voted for a chair on March 20, the board deadlocked 5-5 between Estey, the incumbent … 0

Antrim: Scholarships offered to Antrim students

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

The Antrim Scholarship Committee is accepting applications from Antrim students who plan to continue their education after high school. Applications for financial assistance for the 2014-15 academic year are available at the Antrim Town Hall or online at the town’s website (www.antrimnh.org). Completed applications must be received at … 0

ConVal School District: Surprise thank you

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

During a Francestown Elementary School Parent-Teacher Organization breakfast in March, parents gave a thank you to former School Board member Stewart Brock, who served nine years on the board. … 0

Viewpoint: Do you trust your state government officials?

Friday, March 28, 2014

This often is the question: Do you trust state government officials? At a recent special meeting of the Joint Legislative Fiscal Committee, after intense questioning by one senator, Commissioner of the Department of Insurance Roger Sevigny, with frustration, simply said you either could trust him or not. The … 0