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Dr. Doug Weiss is the doctor for the U18 and Men's Olympic Hockey Team.

Hockey: Team USA doctor travels world to heal athletes

Monday, May 25, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Our nation’s top athletes, Dr. Douglass Weiss will tell you, aren’t all that different from his other patients. Weiss, a physician at Monadnock Orthopedics, has served as the USA Hockey team doctor in various stints and at various levels since 2009; he recently returned from a trip to Lucerne, Switzerland for the U18 Men’s Hockey Tournament and to … 0

Viewpoint: Installation options for solar energy

Friday, May 8, 2015

The state of New Hampshire passed legislation encouraging the use of solar electric energy for nonprofit entities, such as towns and schools, with the cooperation of utility companies to allocate grid connections for transmission of projects that are generating electric power. A very noble idea to benefit the public generally, but not individual … 0

ConVal: Starting nonprofit a ride

Monday, May 25, 2015

Beecher Clifton-Waite didn’t think it was right some of his friends couldn’t afford to ski or snowboard. Why are there charity organizations that provide food and shelter, he asked, but not something fun? “My passion is skiing. So I came up with the idea — let’s create this organization,” said Clifton-Waite of Temple. … 0

Peterborough: Rotarians hear critique of U.S. policy in Israel

Monday, May 18, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — In a talk given to Rotarians on Monday, Alison Weir blasted the U.S. media for showing bias towards Israel over Palestinians and the U.S. government for providing hundreds of millions in aid to Israel. Town Administrator … 0

ConVal splits pair with Lebanon, Trinity

Monday, May 18, 2015

The ConVal boys’ tennis squad was swept by Lebanon, but recovered to beat Trinity the following day. The Cougars (5-6) fell to the Raider Birds (10-1) Wednesday, but then defeated the Pioneers (2-9) Thursday in a 5-4 nailbiter. The team performed well against Lebanon, said Coach Mike Young, … 0

ConVal: Students get dose of reality

Monday, May 18, 2015

Senior Danielle Sell grew up very aware of prosthetics. Her uncle and aunt both wear one. Sell dreams of becoming a prosthetic engineer. She interned at Microspec Corporation, is completing Advanced Placement calculus, and will study biomedical engineering … 0

Girls’ Lacrosse: ConVal wins against Pelham, Coe-Brown

Monday, May 18, 2015

Conval girls’ lacrosse won twice last week — against Pelham (4-6) Wednesday and Coe-Brown (2-9) Thursday. “It was a back and forth game that was tied late,” said coach Derek Sorbello about Wednesday’s win. “We were able to step up and score a couple of more and then … 0

‘March Against Monsanto’ planned

Friday, May 15, 2015

On Saturday people in 38 countries across the globe will gather as part of a world-wide “March Against Monsanto.” In New Hampshire, marches will take place at the state house in Concord at 11 a.m., in Rochester in the center of town at 2 p.m., in Littleton in … 0

Antrim: Two join Grapevine Board of Directors

Monday, May 18, 2015

Melissa Gallagher, Chair of The Grapevine Board of Directors, is pleased to announce two additions to the board, Rick Edmunds of Antrim and Matt Ferrisi of Hancock have joined The Grapevine Board of Directors. Edmunds has been serving the Antrim community for most of his life. he grew … 0

Girls’ Tennis: ConVal falls to St. Thomas

Monday, May 18, 2015

ConVal fell to St. Thomas Aquinas last Thursday, as the team continues a rebuilding season. The Cougars (1-9) were swept by the Saints (8-3). St. Thomas was a tough team, Coach Greg Morris said in an email, but he said No. 5 Colleen Minnihan and No. 6 Issy … 0

Editorial: Let your voice be heard on high

Monday, May 18, 2015

Up, up and away! That was the theme of this year’s Children and the Arts Day festival. And just as it suggested, the event showed why our community is always soaring to new heights. “This is a day when you can literally dance in the streets!” shouted one … 0

VIEWPOINTs: Our dysfunctional relationship with alcohol

Monday, May 18, 2015

All Granite State citizens, including me, are very irresponsible drug pushers in that we collectively sell lots of alcohol, the liquid drug, both to in- and out-of-state folks, yet we do relatively little to prevent and treat problems that result. The mantra of any drug pusher is to … 0

Antrim: Driver champions UTV road rights

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

ANTRIM — Think of the potential offspring of a motorcycle and a golf cart ­— a recreational vehicle that can sit two people, side by side. It’s called a utility terrain vehicle, and Jason LeClerc is fighting for … 0