Antrim

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

Antrim police log: April 3, 2014

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Antrim Monday, March 24 Assist motorist: At 6:15 a.m., dispatch advised of a disabled motor vehicle on Concord Street. Police spoke with the operator who said he was all set, that he had an electrical issue with the truck and had AAA on the way. Found property: At … 0

Letter: Place to Go event was a success

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

To the editor: There are so many people I’d like to thank for helping make The Place to Go’s 21st Annual 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament such a big success. The tournament is one of our major fundraisers and helps keep our after school program, Kids Together, free. … 0

Editorial: Enrollment issues aren’t going away

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Declining enrollment is the issue public school districts throughout our region are facing. In the Jaffrey-Rindge School District, it’s led to a decision to shrink the music program for the coming school year; in the ConVal District, it has Bennington Select Board members talking and wondering if a … 0

Antrim: Recovering addict recalls day he overdosed

Monday, March 31, 2014

Paul Koutroubas says the hardest thing he ever had to do was to call his teenage daughters and tell them he was a coke addict. “I had been living a lie for so many years,” Koutroubas says, recalling … 0

Antrim/PEterborough: Indictments handed down for burglary, drug possession

Monday, March 31, 2014

Hillsborough County Superior Court grand juries indicted several area residents in March on a variety of charges. Garrett Lobacki, 29, of Fitzwilliam was charged with possession of a controlled drug with the intent to dispense, which is designated a “special felony” on court documents. Lobacki was arrested by … 0

Peterborough/Sharon: The boom GENERATION

Monday, March 31, 2014

Writer P.J. O’Rourke, born in 1947, is a senior member of the Baby Boom generation. “We are the generation that changed everything,” O’Rourke writes in the preface of his latest book, “The Baby Boom.” “Of all the eras … 0

Antrim: Suspect in car theft nabbed

Monday, March 31, 2014

Police found two stolen vehicles on Thursday, one from Lempster and one from Antrim, and arrested a suspect at a logging site the same day. Around 3 p.m. on Thursday police received a call from the Hillsborough dispatch informing them that a resident of Stacy Hill Road in … 0

Region: Unemployment rate down in N.H.

Friday, March 28, 2014

The New England Information Office of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, or BLS, has released New England and state unemployment numbers for January 2014.  These data are supplied by the Local Area Unemployment Statistics program, which produces monthly and annual employment, unemployment, and labor force data for … 0

Court log: April 1, 2014

Monday, March 31, 2014

Dublin police Elizabeth Pedersen, 41, of Manchester, possession of marijuana, $1,284 with $850 suspended for 24 months on the condition of no further misdemeanors or felonies and no violations for serious matters, fine to be paid by April 28, or proof of completion of community service at $7.25 … 0

Letter: Voting on death penalty repeal

Friday, March 28, 2014

To the editor: It has been a very busy couple of weeks at the N.H. House. We have had many big issue bills. The repeal of the death penalty was among them. I was eating lunch but thinking about the main bill for the afternoon. At the next … 0