Antrim: ‘Spring Walk’ for the Grapevine

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

ANTRIM — The 10th Annual Grapevine Spring Walk for Families will offer a chance for the community to walk and talk together on May 10, and will conclude with a big barbecue and a live band. Around 70 adults and children walked in last year’s event and raised $9,000, Grapevine Director Kristen Vance said in an interview last Thursday. On top of that, the Finlay Foundation donated $5,000 as part of a Challenge Grant they issued to the Grapevine. The Challenge Grant matches funds raised up to $5,000. This year, Vance said the goal is to raise $10,000 in donations, so that the Challenge Grant … 0

Antrim: Turkey dinner at Church Saturday

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The Antrim Baptist Church will be offering a Turkey Dinner on Saturday, April 26 from 5:00 to 6:30 pm. Adults $9.00, children 5-12 $5.00 Family maximum of $32.00. Menu includes herb roasted turkey,red mashed potatoes, vegetables, stuffing, gravy and dessert. … 0

Antrim: Travologue from Asia runs on May 6

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

A China and Vietnam travelogue, presented by Dick and Robin Loveland and sponsored by the Antrim area Senior Center, will take place on May 6 from 10 to 11 a.m., at the senior center in the Presbyterian Church, Main St., Antrim. Experience the Loveland’s journey for yourself through this presentation. This event is free and open to the public. … 0

Francestown: Crotched’s light shields are in, not up

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

FRANCESTOWN — The ski season is all but over, but the process of installing shields on Crotched Mountain Ski and Ride’s lights is still in full swing, even though the mountain missed the initial Jan. 22 deadline for installation, established in late December. Pat Terry, general manager for … 0

Antrim: Flanders named to panel

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Governor Maggie Hassan has appointed longtime Antrim resident and former New Hampshire State Senator Bob Flanders to the Alternate Panel of the New Hampshire Judicial Conduct Committee, to begin work on July 1, 2015. Flanders was not expecting … 0

ConVal School District: Raising their voices

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

It’s all about the music. That’s what the stars of the ConVal Drama Club’s upcoming show, “Off Broadway: A Musical Cabaret,” say, anyway. Unlike most of the performances put on by ConVal Drama, the cabaret is a musical … 0

Antrim: Historic business talk on Sunday

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Please join us Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church for a discussion of Pratt and Caughey, one of Antrim’s most significant businesses. In describing Pratt and Caughey, Parades and Promenades states: The stone wall bounding the northern section of the Maplewood Cemetery was built by Caughey … 0

letter: The Right to Know laws work

Thursday, April 3, 2014

To the editor It’s been many, many years since I have been on the Conval School Board and now I find things don’t seem to change much. Recent headlines in the Union Leader stir unpleasant memories of my three years on the board. The Timberlane School Board has … 0

letter: Shaheen standing up for wind

Thursday, April 3, 2014

To the editor: I want to thank N.H. Senator Shaheen for standing up for American wind power and for New Hampshire. Wind power is a good deal for New Hampshire that, with the right policy in place, can only get better. Recently, Sen. Shaheen joined a bipartisan coalition … 0

Letter: ConVal savings a windfall, or no?

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

To the editor: At the ConVal School Board meeting on April 1 management pointed out that the health insurance expense for the current year will be approximately $300,000 less than originally budgeted. This occurs because budgets are prepared using a guaranteed maximum rate while the actual rate is … 0

Viewpoint: On mental health settlement

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Two months to go, and the State House is abuzz with House and Senate committees holding public hearings on hundreds of bills. There is much work to do in committees and in House and Senate sessions before we get to committees of conference and final votes in late … 0

Viewpoint: Unexpected inspiration

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

On March 25, the N.H. House passed the Senate’s compromise on expanded Medicaid. Once this bill becomes law, 50,000 more New Hampshire citizens will be covered by health care. The bill from the Senate came to us as a bipartisan measure. In the House it did not pass … 0

Letter: Who do we want teaching our kids?

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

To the editor: I wanted to let you know how disappointed I was to hear that Kim Wall would not be coming back to South Meadow School after this school year. Although my children have not had her as a teacher, my daughter, Delaney, has had the privilege … 0