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Dr. Doug Weiss is the doctor for the U18 and Men's Olympic Hockey Team.

Hockey: Team USA doctor travels world to heal athletes

Monday, May 25, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Our nation’s top athletes, Dr. Douglass Weiss will tell you, aren’t all that different from his other patients. Weiss, a physician at Monadnock Orthopedics, has served as the USA Hockey team doctor in various stints and at various levels since 2009; he recently returned from a trip to Lucerne, Switzerland for the U18 Men’s Hockey Tournament and to … 0

Viewpoint: Installation options for solar energy

Friday, May 8, 2015

The state of New Hampshire passed legislation encouraging the use of solar electric energy for nonprofit entities, such as towns and schools, with the cooperation of utility companies to allocate grid connections for transmission of projects that are generating electric power. A very noble idea to benefit the public generally, but not individual … 0

ConVal: Starting nonprofit a ride

Monday, May 25, 2015

Beecher Clifton-Waite didn’t think it was right some of his friends couldn’t afford to ski or snowboard. Why are there charity organizations that provide food and shelter, he asked, but not something fun? “My passion is skiing. So I came up with the idea — let’s create this organization,” said Clifton-Waite of Temple. … 0

Boys’ Tennis: Cougars finish year over .500 with win

Monday, May 25, 2015

ConVal beat Pembroke to end the season over .500. The Cougars (7-6) won 7-2 over the Spartans (0-13). They accomplished that win-loss record despite only one player with competitive experience, Coach Mike Young said in an email. This … 0

Girls’ Tennis: ConVal falls to Trinity, Souhegan last week

Monday, May 25, 2015

ConVal lost two matches Wednesday and Thursday. The Cougars (1-10) fell 8-1 to Souhegan (5-8) and to Trinity (8-6) by the same score. ConVal played hard in both matches, Coach Greg Morris said in an email, with doubles team No. 3 Izzy Pagano and No. 6 Issy Sylvian … 0

ConVal: Freedom Trail inspires models

Monday, May 25, 2015

A month ago, the fifth grade at South Meadow School walked the 2.5-mile Freedom Trail from the Boston Common to the USS Constitution. Wednesday, they will bring the trail to their middle school. Fifth-graders created models of all … 0

Peterborough: Sentence in arson case is delayed

Monday, May 25, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Ex-firefighter Gregory Potter, who was found guilty of setting fire to five apartment buildings in a two-hour drunken spree, will have to wait to be sentenced. His hearing was postponed. Potter, 23, faces prison sentences of … 0

ConVal: Selectman: Enrollment payments split incorrectly

Monday, May 25, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Temple Selectwoman Gail Cromwell says the nine towns of the ConVal School District were billed incorrectly for their portions of annual payments based on enrollment. About half of the $40 million-plus the towns paid is based … 0

ConVal: Tour guides for visitors needed

Monday, May 25, 2015

High school students from jam-packed Chinese cities will have a chance to experience the fresh air of the Monadnock region, while ConVal students show them around. Art teacher Mary Goldthwaite-Gagne, who is coordinating the exchange program, said it’s a chance for local students to see the region in … 0

Parading tradition

Monday, May 25, 2015

Jason Bergeron, 12, recently learned at South Meadow School that a soldier’s greatest fear is not dying. It is dying and not being remembered. His grandmother and chair of the Peterborough Select Board, Barbara Miller, repeated that message … 0

Peterborough: Two taken to MCH after crash

Monday, May 25, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Two people were taken to Monadnock Community Hospital on Saturday, following a two-car accident on Route 101 near Old Street Road. Fire Chief Ed Walker said Dartmouth-Hitchcock Advanced Response Team was called for a woman who initially appeared to have life-threatening injuries. “But DHART was called … 0

Running: Statewide Girls on the Run 5K June 7

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

One thousand girls, 240 volunteer coaches and approximately 1,000 other runners will descend upon Concord’s Memorial Field for the Girls on the Run New Hampshire Spring 5K Celebration on June 7. Event activities begin at 8:00 am and the non-competitive run will start at 9:30 am. More than … 0

Bobcat’s Tail: Game cameras: a tool for research, conservation

Friday, May 22, 2015

Game cameras are one of the coolest gadgets to reach the wildlife—lovers’ market. These handy motion—activated cameras have come a long way in the past 15 years, evolving from clunky film relics to high—tech tools with apps that … 0