Clouds and sun
62°
Clouds and sun
Hi 79° | Lo 61°

Bennington

Marilinda Garcia of Salem, who is seeking the Republican nomination for the Second Congressional District seat, chats with Richard Verney, owner of the Monadnock Paper Mill, during a campaign swing through the region on Tuesday.

Bennington: Garcia stops at paper mill

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

BENNINGTON — Congressional hopeful Marilinda Garcia didn’t get to meet with many voters outside the Monadnock Paper Mills, but she did share her views with the company’s chairman, Richard Verney, during a campaign stop on Tuesday. Garcia, 31, is a Salem Republican who has served four terms in the N.H. House of Representatives. Now she’s running for the Republican nomination … 0

Football: ConVal middle school team seeks players

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

ConVal is proud to announce its inaugural season in the Granite State Football League for Middle School Football. The team is open to select 6th-graders and all 7th- and 8th-graders. The team will be coached by John Reitnauer (former head ConVal Varsity football coach and most recently an assistant football coach at Franklin Pierce University) and assisted by Kevin Carne. Practices are Aug. … 0

Softball: ConVal rolls in summer action Monday at Swanzey Center

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The Cougars arrived at Swanzey Center with an array of players ranging from incoming freshman to seniors with the idea of getting an inside look at what has allowed the team to celebrate a state championship sandwiched between a pair of semifinal game appearances. The mixed bag of Cougars proved to much for … 0

Money Matters: ‘Be as honest as you can without blowing the interview’

Thursday, July 3, 2014

I want to say up front that when it comes to job search and acquisition advice, there is no such thing as one size fits all. But I will attempt to offer some general guidelines that should be … 0

Unemployment dropping, slowly

Monday, July 7, 2014

The Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau of New Hampshire reports that the unemployment rate in the Peterborough Labor Market, an area made up of 10 towns, including Antrim, Bennington, Dublin, Francestown, Hancock, Jaffrey, New Ipswich, Peterborough, Rindge, Sharon and Temple, rose overall between 2002 and 2012, from … 0

Court Log: July 3, 2014

Monday, July 7, 2014

Greenfield Police Thomas Belcher, 26, of Greenfield, false imprisonment, $310; possession of marijuana, $310. Heather McCormack, 33, of Greenfield, operating without a valid license, $124. Hancock Police Dennis Gautreau, 49, of Leominster, Mass., operating without a valid license, $124; speeding, $77.50. Jaffrey Police Joshua Lane, 24, of Jaffrey, … 0

Viewpoint: Brandon Garabrant was a fine student

Monday, June 30, 2014

I first knew Brandon as a student in ConVal’s internship program. He was such a genuinely nice guy — personable, polite and very respectful. That counts a lot with me, and it served him well in his internship … 0

Viewpoint: My experience accompanying Brandon home

Monday, July 7, 2014

I must say when I heard of the passing of Brandon, I was deeply saddened. Here was a young man who was so proud to serve his country that he wanted to wear his blues to his graduation from high school. Then to hear he was from Greenfield … 0

Letter: Another win for our ‘Granny D’

Monday, July 7, 2014

To the editor: Harvard Law professor Lawrence Lessig is calling a mayday on our democracy, a stress signal to all Americans to join him in the fight for campaign finance reform with his “Mayday PAC to end all Pacs.” Started in May and June of 2014 as an … 0

Letter: A look at the new education delivery

Monday, July 7, 2014

To the editor: Wanted: 1,000 students to enroll at Franklin Pierce University and Conval Regional School District. In last week’s Ledger-Transcript, the editor addressed the need for FPU to make some budget changes due to lack of enrollments, increasing costs and need to adjust staff. The editor signaled … 0

Bennington: Grand Jury indicts 4 in burglary case

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Four area residents were indicted on June 19 in Hillsborough County Superior Court in Manchester in connection with a March 27 burglary in Bennington. In early April, Bible Hill Road resident Cathy Roberts told the Ledger-Transcript that her home had been broken into while she was away on … 0

Peterborough: Garabrant to be honored, laid to rest on Saturday

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Large crowds are expected to gather at ConVal High School today and Saturday, for calling hours and a funeral service to honor one of the high school’s graduates, U.S. Marine Corporal Brandon Garabrant of Greenfield. Garabrant, 19, was killed in action by a roadside bomb, along … 0

ConVal: Scholarship recipients named

Friday, June 27, 2014

Due to smart investment strategies through the years and strong fundraising efforts, the ConVal Community Dollars for Scholars Board of Directors decided it was time to utilize a portion of the interest from the endowment to award a … 0