Bennington

Letter: ‘Eat Out’ was a success

Friday, April 18, 2014

To the editor: Our heartfelt thanks to Rick and Diane’s Restaurant, Fiddlehead’s Café and Catering, The Common Place Eatery and The Hancock Inn for supporting The Grapevine Family & Community Resource Center by participating in our “Eat Out For The Grapevine” event in March. By all measures, this fundraiser was a great success and resulted in a $1,215 contribution from the restaurants to support Grapevine programs and services. We are … 0

ML: It’s human nature to ignore our responsibility, fate

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Yet another cold morning in April. I prepared to walk the dog, putting on my winter coat and zipping it tight to the neck. As it was dark outside, I switched on the front porch light, but Duke pulled me to the side yard where the light did not reach. On this morning I could still see our grounds by the light of … 0

Conval: School Board hopes for smoother sailing this year

Monday, April 21, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — At the first meeting of the Selectmen’s Advisory Committee to the ConVal School Board in the wake of voters’ rejection of the board’s 2014 budget proposal, School Board member Myron Steere of Greenfield promised that things will be done differently in the coming year. Steere, who will be serving as chair of the Budget and Property Committee this year, said he … 0

Football: Landau to take the helm at ConVal

Monday, April 21, 2014

Paul Landau will be ConVal’s new head football coach, Athletic Director Mark Swasey announced on Saturday. Landau joined the ConVal program last season as an offensive and defensive line coach and was named assistant head coach during the … 0

Region: Pitching in for Earth Day

Monday, April 21, 2014

The snowbanks are melting, receding from the roadsides and revealing the newly-budding grass. And a whole lot of trash that has been hidden under the snow all winter. But those driving along the local roads may be noticing … 0

Court log: April 22, 2014

Monday, April 21, 2014

Dublin police Eric Dennison, 32, of New York, N.Y., speeding, $1,120 with $500 for 24 months on the condition of no further misdemeanors or felonies, and no violations for serious or moving motor vehicle matters and suspended license for 30 days ordered. Jacob Miller, 22, of Millis, Mass., … 0

Viewpoint: Judd Gregg is wrong about Citizens United

Friday, April 18, 2014

I just returned from the inaugural Walter Peterson Forum for Civil Discourse, and it was time well and civilly spent. I have always appreciated how Judd Gregg can bring disparate views into clear focus. Even though I am a Democrat, I have trusted Judd Gregg to be almost … 0

Viewpoint: ‘Pulling Together’ — against the invaders among us

Friday, April 18, 2014

Well over a decade ago, the Peterborough Conservation Commission donated the two Norway maple trees planted in front of the police station on Grove Street. That was before we learned about invasive plant species and the toll they … 0

Editorial: Local Earth Day efforts effective

Monday, April 21, 2014

Forty-four years ago today, with quite a bit of fanfare, environmental activists throughout the country held the first Earth Day celebrations. The brainchild of Sen. Gaylord Nelson — a Wisconsin Democrat and environmentalist inspired by the anti-war movement of the Vietnam era — the first national Earth Day … 0

Letter: Giving thanks to our volunteers

Thursday, April 10, 2014

To the editor: This National Volunteer Week, April 6 to 12, Monadnock RSVP Volunteer Center celebrated our dedicated volunteers, the people who are the essence of all we do. Every day you make a difference and we thank you! Monadnock RSVP has over 300 registered volunteers from all … 0

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, … 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 … 0

Bennington: Town Earth Day cleanup Saturday

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

On Saturday, the Bennington Conservation Commission will sponsor its 6th Annual Earth Day Clean-up from 9 a.m. to noon. This event is held rain or shine each year to commemorate Earth Day. The Conservation Commission will kick off the event by offering a free breakfast from 8 – … 0