Bennington

Dublin School: ML

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

On Feb. 25, the Dublin School Snowboard team took to their own hill, Crotched Mountain, for the last Lakes Region Slopestyle Competition of this season. This competition was the first that Crotched and Dublin School partnered up to host. The team competed against Brewster Academy, New Hampton School, and Tilton School. The day was one of the warmest of the season filled with blue skies and soft landing areas. The … 0

Peterborough: Vigil prays for the Foleys, injured in a Florida crash

Monday, March 2, 2015

As Patrick and Lisa Foley, both 47, and residents of Peterborough, recover in Florida from a three-car crash that seriously injured them on Feb. 7, several dozen of their friends congregated at Divine Mercy Parish in Peterborough to pray for them on Wednesday evening. “The buzz and vibration — my understanding is a … 0

Greenfield: Rock injury gives man whole new outlook

Monday, March 2, 2015

Could you look at a football-sized rock flying through your windshield, smashing you in the head, and nearly ending your life as a “bizarre gift?” Adam Lecomte can. The Peterborough resident and Greenville native said Thursday the December accident turned his outlook right side up. Lecomte is much more optimistic, and is no … 0

Snowmobiling: Annual Trail Breakers fundraiser Saturday

Monday, February 23, 2015

The Monadnock Trail Breakers Snowmobile Club members are second annual Trail Breaker Challenge takes take place Saturday at the Engine Meet Field off Route 101 in Dublin. The event features professional snowmobile stunt shows by the freestyle riders … 0

Viewpoint: Where are the neighborhood natives?

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

I have begun to notice something. Something that I feel concerned about. Perhaps, you have noticed it too. Where are the children in our communities? I rarely see them outside, riding bikes, climbing trees, running and playing tag. I drive through our small neighborhoods and everyone seems neatly … 0

Viewpoint: Some have forgotten the vision

Thursday, February 19, 2015

There has been a lot of talk recently about closing down Great Brook School and possibly a number of elementary schools as well. The savings associated with closing Great Brook is modest at best, potentially $154 per taxpayer, per year on average, according to Model Study No. 3 … 0

Viewpoint: Not to be feared, nor all-consuming

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Hi. My name’s Daniel Frehner. I’m a ConVal student and I was the primary teen-representative at the Community Conversation that took place on the 10th. The Conversation — focused on the impact of digital media — was compelling, with a wide range of opinions and people. However, specifically … 0

Editorial: Talking about our carbon footprint

Monday, February 23, 2015

In June of 2014, the Ledger-Transcript began reporting on the accomplishments of the Conant High School Environmental Club. It was less than a year before that, that the Jaffrey-Rindge School District had begun to recycle. But in just that short time, we learned, a 4-cubic-yard recycling container had … 0

ConVal: Petition would allow closing

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Over the past five years, residents of the ConVal School community have attempted a handful of times to close or combine schools to address the district’s declining student population. But, Matt Craig of Sharon — who … 0

Bennington: Proposed amendment would expand downtown farming

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

A proposed zoning amendment that would expand farming in Bennington has attracted minimal opposition from the town. The amendment, voted onto the upcoming ballot at Bennington’s deliberative session on Feb. 3, would expand all types of farming and … 0

ConVal: Board votes to go with Cafe Services vendor

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — An in-house vendor has served cafeteria food to ConVal schools for 26 years. But, the School Board on Tuesday elected not to renew the contract with ConVal Food Services, and instead is switching to Cafe Services … 0

ConVal: Fireworks display is back for July 2015

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — After the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce was forced two years ago to cancel the Fourth of July fireworks display at the high school, the ConVal School Board is allowing the chamber to bring back this tradition. Except now, the crowd will have to watch the … 0

THe Place to Go: 3-On-3 tourney returns March 20-22

Monday, February 16, 2015

The Place to Go’s twenty-second annual 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament will take place this year on March 20-22 at the Conval High School Gym. Current and former school players, recreational players, community members and businesses often enter the competition. … 0