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ANTRIM: Police looking for a certified offer

Monday, December 15, 2014

Antrim is searching for a new officer full-time police officer, as one of its officers has resigned. According to Antrim Police Chief Scott Lester, Sgt. Ryan Storro resigned from his position on Nov. 30 to return to a career as an independent contractor in construction, a field he had previously been in for 20 year. Lester said in an interview Tuesday that Antrim is searching for a new full-time officer, … 0

Bennington: Truck ends up in brook off Route 47

Monday, December 15, 2014

BENNINGTON — An Antrim man crashed a utility truck into a brook off Route 47 in Bennington on Wednesday morning, but he was not injured, police said. Russ Hixson, 51, of Antrim was driving east on Route 47 to a work assignment at Crotched Mountain Ski & Ride in Bennington, when he lost … 0

Peterborough: Committee doesn’t want schools closed

Monday, December 15, 2014

Although ConVal’s District Study Committee — composed of School Board members and Select Board members — remain split over a suggestion to close the district’s middle schools and profit from the buildings’ sales, the committee collectively agreed Wednesday that they don’t want to see any of the eight elementary schools closed. Midway through … 0

Letter: Gas pipelines are not the enemy

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

To the editor: The town in Hampden, Massachusetts, where I used to live for 20-plus years has one of those 36-inch — or perhaps bigger, I’m not sure — natural gas pipelines going through the southern edge of the entire town and has been there for many, many … 0

Letter: Thanks to those who care

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

To the editor: This is the time of the year where, more than ever, goodwill seems to abound. Here at Peterborough Elementary School this is especially true. Many people have reached out to ask how they can help families who have financial issues. But this year, something a … 0

Jaffrey/Peterborough: Bracing for winter

Monday, December 8, 2014

Joshua Levesque put his foot down on Edward MacDowell Lake to test the ice — before he had put his full weight down, it had already cracked. Levesque, who serves as a natural resources specialist for the U.S. … 0

Student Voices: ConVal students call for a change — silently

Monday, December 8, 2014

If you walked into the Budget Work session for the ConVal School District on Nov. 19, you would have been witness to what many students are now calling “something big.” What started as a small dispute over paying … 0

Football: Pair of Cougars make DII All-Conference team

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Two ConVal football players have been named to the Division II West All-Conference team. On the defensive side, freshman defensive end Dan Curran was selected. Curran had 74 total tackles, 13 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, and six … 0

ConVal Voices: ConVal’s culture monitor

Friday, December 5, 2014

“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.” — Anais Nin Having the job title of Culture Monitor has been interesting and fun, a source of entertainment and amusement. When I tell people that I’m the Culture Monitor at ConVal Regional High School … 0

ConVal: French Club hosts cafe, takes trip

Friday, December 5, 2014

The ConVal French Club hosted a Cafe Theatre to celebrate National French Week on Nov. 11. Pictured above are: Annie Henry (CVHS junior), Ihaya Vaidya, (PES 4th grader), Sierra Hamlin,(PES 4th grader), Lori Streeter, (CVHS French Teacher) and … 0

ConVal: Two FAFSA help nights scheduled

Friday, December 5, 2014

The ConVal High School Counseling Department is hosting two evening sessions for assistance in filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid on Jan. 21 and Feb. 3, 2015. These sessions offer individual and confidential sessions for parents and students to meet with a representative from NHHEAF to … 0

Peterborough/Antrim/Bennington: Project LIFT offers adult education classes

Friday, December 5, 2014

Project LIFT has provided free education to communities in Southern New Hampshire and doesn’t plan on changing that any time soon. The main office located in Hillsborough has outreach satellite offices at local libraries or other human services … 0

Peterborough: Oil prices on the decline, following prebuy season

Monday, December 8, 2014

The price of heating oil this season is going down as steady as the temperature outside, providing a welcome reprieve for the Northeast, the region of the country where people are most dependent on oil to heat their … 0