Bennington

Donations would fund theater

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — The undertaking to build a larger theater at ConVal High School won’t appear on the warrant until 2017. And, the Fill the Void organization doesn’t want construction to cost the district a cent. Bob Edwards, vice president of the Contoocook Valley Visual and Performing Arts Center, or VPAC, reassured the School Board Tuesday the organization plans to pay …

Candidates file for open positions

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The deadline to file for town offices has passed, and voters are getting their first looks at who their choices for local government are. If you missed the deadline, it’s too late to get your name on the ballot, but candidates can run write-in campaigns. Here is a look at Francestown, Jaffrey, New Ipswich and Sharon, and the region’s school districts. Francestown There …

Skiing / snowboarding: Get stoked

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Crotched Mountain is well-known for its extensive series of terrain parks, breeding scores of skiers and snowboarders who can hit the wildest tricks imaginable off the mountain’s plethora of ramps, pipes and other installations. But what does it take to build a park? We caught up with parks crew member Nolan Munroe to …

Peterborough: 58 take home Narcan kits

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

As the state continues to grapple with the opioid epidemic, local community and school leaders have increased access to the drug that can reverse an overdose. School nurses and counselors, first responders, parents and others took home 58 …

ConVal: IT’S A REVOLUTION

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Students at Peterboorugh Elementary School learned and rehearsed dances over two weeks through the N.H. Dance Institute. The students then performed the dances last week. …

Antrim / Bennington / Lyndeborough: Superior court hands down indictments

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

An Antrim woman has been indicted on drug charges and endangering the welfare of a child, according to court records. Tawni Chamberlain, 25, was indicted by a Hillsborough County Superior Court grand jury earlier this month on two counts of possession of a controlled drug, endangering the welfare …

Women’s basketball: FPU ices it at free throw line

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

The 7th Annual Hoops for Hope games between ConVal and Conant will take place on Feb. 9, at the ConVal High School Gymnasium in Peterborough. The varsity girls’ teams will take the court at 5:30 p.m. followed by …

Pipeline Mayhem

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

An inept detective, a corrupt police force, a seductive femme fatale — all the makings of a classic film noire. Throw in a controversial pipeline, some audience participation and a lot of laughs and you’ve got Holy Smokes …

Track and field: CV’s Coyne, Labelle qualify

Monday, January 25, 2016

The ConVal boys’ and girls’ winter track teams competed at the first of two qualifying meets at UNH last weekend. The boys were led by Daniel Kashulines, who placed third in the 300-meter dash. Great performances from Dalton Coyne in the 600-meter run (5th) and Chase Labelle in …

Wrestling: ML

Monday, January 25, 2016

Saturday the CV Wrestling competed at the Bob Benoure Tournament held in Vergennes VT. comprised of teams from VT, NY and NH. The team placed 9th out of 24 teams. Individual place winners were: 170 lbs Dan Curran …

Boys’ basketball: Cardinals beat Hawks for third time

Monday, January 25, 2016

On Saturday, the ConVal Nordic team traveled to Bretton Woods for a NH Series race. These gatherings are the largest high school and middle school competitive meets in the entire country, drawing over 700 competitors from every school …

Boys’ basketball: ConVal falls to Windham in overtime

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Conval lost at home against Windham, 50-56 in overtime, Monday night. Isaac Bacon led all scorers with 17 points followed by Liam Baldwin with 14. Freshman Ben Henry stepped up with a 10-point 4th quarter, including two three-pointers …

Bird survey coming soon

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Fill up those bird feeders and dig out your binoculars for New Hampshire Audubon’s Backyard Winter Bird Survey. This annual statewide survey will take place on Feb. 13 and Feb. 14. Anyone can participate in the survey by counting the birds in their own backyard on the survey …