Bennington

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, freshmen, had two hits and one run scored. Matt Davis, sophomore, had two hits and two RBI. ∎ The ConVal boys tennis team … 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 raised $94 for the SMS Food Pantry. After the unit was complete, students were asked … 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 – 9 a.m. at the VFW. Waffles will be served along with fruit, coffee, milk, and … 0

Region: Unemployment rate down in N.H.

Friday, March 28, 2014

The New England Information Office of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, or BLS, has released New England and state unemployment numbers for January 2014.  These data are supplied by the Local Area Unemployment Statistics program, which produces monthly and annual employment, unemployment, and labor force data for … 0

Court log: April 1, 2014

Monday, March 31, 2014

Dublin police Elizabeth Pedersen, 41, of Manchester, possession of marijuana, $1,284 with $850 suspended for 24 months on the condition of no further misdemeanors or felonies and no violations for serious matters, fine to be paid by April 28, or proof of completion of community service at $7.25 … 0

Letter: Voting on death penalty repeal

Friday, March 28, 2014

To the editor: It has been a very busy couple of weeks at the N.H. House. We have had many big issue bills. The repeal of the death penalty was among them. I was eating lunch but thinking about the main bill for the afternoon. At the next … 0

Letter: Administrative cuts in order

Friday, March 28, 2014

To the editor: Concerning the budget issues facing the Conval School district, I do not understand why no one ever mentions cuts in administration expenses. Let me first state that the administrators work hard, as do the teachers, related service professionals and paraprofessionals. However, historically the administrators never … 0

Peterborough: Leadership change called for

Friday, March 28, 2014

To the editor: Why am I not surprised that the ConVal School Board was deadlocked in choosing their next chairperson? Frustrated? Yes. Thankful for the tie? Absolutely, but not surprised. This is a reflection of the angst of our times. There is a clear need for change, but … 0

Skiing: ConVal alum tears up the slopes

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Dennis Page, son of Rich and Deb Page of Bennington, won the 17th annual legendary Rangeley Lakes Loppet 25K Classic Nordic Ski Race on March 1 in Dallas Plantation, Maine in sub-zero temperatures. The Loppet victory was his … 0

ConVal: Cougar teams tops in sportsmanship

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The NHIAA has announced the recipients of this past winter sports season Sportsmanship Awards and ConVal Regional High School is pleased to announce that its Girl’s Basketball, Boy’s Basketball and Boy’s Ice Hockey programs were all ranked #1 … 0

Bennington: Film/talk series features discoveries

Monday, March 24, 2014

A five-part film and discussion series on “Discoveries that Changed How We See the World” will be presented at the VFW hall on Thursday evenings, beginning April 3. The discussion leader and presenter will be former ConVal High School oceanography teacher, Jon Manley. The first two evenings will … 0

Editorial: Heading in the right direction

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

An interesting idea surfaced this week at the Jaffrey-Rindge School Board meeting, as board members discussed how to cut spending to meet the requirements of a default budget. Board member Charlie Eicher suggested that perhaps not all administrators should get a 3 percent raise next year. He recommended … 0

Bennington: Firefighters, our thanks to you all

Thursday, March 20, 2014

To The editor: The McKinneys  of 39 Birch Glen Dr. want to thank  the Bennington Fire Department, along with the other departments that responded to the fire call on March 9. We were impressed with the expeditious response and the courtesy that was exhibited by all personnel. Carol … 0