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Bennington

Divided on new voter ID provision

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

With the New Hampshire primary, presidential elections and two other elections slated for next year, moderators and clerks are raising concerns about using their own cameras to photograph voters who lack sufficient ID — a provision of the 2012 voter ID law going into effect in September, but without funding from the state. That’s because the House’s proposed two-year budget does not include money for cameras and printers. “The whole … 0

Peterborough: ‘Cafeteria Man’ to talk healthy school lunch

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Tony Geraci introduced organic produce, greenhouses and Meatless Mondays to public schools in Baltimore. He became a White House consultant for Michelle Obama’s efforts to combat childhood obesity and he currently oversees over 200,000 meals served to about 110,000 students a day in Memphis (Tenn.) schools. Yet, the “Cafeteria Man” — also the … 0

Peterborough: Green fest goes outside this year

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Greenerborough will be greener this year than ever before. For the first time in the festival’s eight-year history, it will held entirely outdoor, in front of the Town House and behind the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Although Grange #35 and the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce will be co-sponsors of the … 0

Bennington: Police seize 85 pot plants

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

A Bennington man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a pot-growing operation in Hillsborough. A second person was arrested after a search of the man’s Bennington property turned up more marijuana. Hillsborough police, in conjunction with Deering police, … 0

Girls’ tennis: Conant sweeps ConVal on court

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The Conant and ConVal girls’ tennis squads may be crosstown rivals, but at Adams Playground on Monday, one team had a clear advantage. The Orioles (6-0) flew past the Cougars (1-2) 9-0, continuing an undefeated season … 0

Art: Talented youth

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Student artwork from ConVal High School, Saint Patrick School, and the Jaffrey-Rindge School District has been collected and put on display for all to see at the Jaffrey Civic Center. Patrons of the art show can see paintings, … 0

Boys’ Lacrosse: Cougars beat Bears, improve to 3-1

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

ConVal boys lacrosse continues to tally wins, racking up their third in a row Tuesday. The 3-1 Cougars beat 0-4 Coe-Brown 19-3. “It went very well,” said coach Bob Taylor. “We were able to play everyone a good amount.” Five players scored multiple goals. Midfielder Jimmy Stewart scored … 0

Track and field: Matthias, Baldwin nab first place spots

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The ConVal track and field team competed against Milford, Goffstown, Hollis-Brookline and Souhegan at Souhegan Tuesday. The boys’ team finished fourth and the girls’ team finished second overall. Top placers for the boys were Dan Kashulines, who finished second in the 800M run; Liam Veverka, who took third … 0

Temple: Touchstone show features Garabrant tribute

Friday, April 24, 2015

Touchstone Farm in Temple invites riders to come to the farm on Sunday and ride in the first show of the Touchstone season. The show includes classes that will appeal to a wide variety of riders: ∎ NH Hunter-Jumper Association and Downeast Medal classes ∎ Hunter pleasure and equitation classes … 0

Viewpoint: What options do we have for addressing costs?

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The other day, a gentleman addressed me and said, “Chapman, you think you’re so smart with all your depressing numbers on ConVal yet you never seem to tell us what the answer is. I don’t know where you get all your figures, I assume they are reliable sources, … 0

Giving — the first and last real job

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

I once thought that I didn’t give enough. My solution was to volunteer. Call it my volunteer thought. It came to consciousness today because April is volunteer month. My first real job began in Hartford, Connecticut, with Aetna Life & Casualty. By real, I mean a job in … 0

Editorial: Vote for a cause by showing up

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

It may not be quite as warm as we like, but there’s no doubt that the region is filled with the springtime buzz of activity — and much of it is for a good cause. For the first time, the Corporal Brandon Garabrant Memorial Equitation Challenge, in memory … 0

Thank you notes: Earth Day clean-up success

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

To the editor: The Bennington Conservation Commission would like to thank those who volunteered and contributed to the success of our seventh annual Earth Day clean up on April 18. We would like to recognize the Monadnock Paper Mill for their generous contribution, which helped provide a hearty … 0