Wilton: Search is on for family’s lost dog

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

WILTON — One moment, the Ormistons’ dog, Teddy Bear, was on their porch while the family enjoyed a Sunday breakfast. The next, the Boxer/Border collie was gone. For 18 days since, the Ormistons have employed every resource they know of to find the 1.5-year-old dog, including the services of Granite State Dog Recovery and Jamie Genereaux, a pet tracker from … 0

Peterborough: Fire hits recovery home

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Gary Carpenter of Peterborough dreamed of turning his apartment building in Keene into a sanctuary for veterans who are recovering addicts — complete with a dojo, and a classroom to offer nutrition, business development and anger management classes. Carpenter will have to put this dream — Warrior Addiction Support Home — on hold … 0

ML: FinCom: Restore aid cuts

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

In March, the N.H. House eliminated $300 million from the governor’s proposed budget, burdening municipalities with the associated costs. Since then, the public has held their breath, hoping the Senate would restore at least some of these cuts. The Senate Finance Committee announced Tuesday it recommends returning more aid to school district, like ConVal and Jaffrey-Rindge, and $5 million more in meals and … 0

Dublin: Tom Warren to give birding talk at library

Monday, May 18, 2015

Tom Warren, Dublin’s resident bird expert, will be talking about spring birds in the Monadnock Region at the Dublin Public Library’s lower level on Wednesday, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Warren is a member of many ornithological organizations including Ontario Field Ornithologists and BirdScope Canada and has guided … 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

Dublin: Engineer reviews need for mitigation

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

DUBLIN — Two steps remain before construction can begin on the Charcoal Road Bridge: a wetlands mitigation plan and bidding out the project. With an application pending with the N.H. Department of Environmental Services that would reimburse the town 80 percent of the project’s estimated $1.24 million cost, … 0

Peterborough: Former Gov. Lynch to speak at forum

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Former New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch will be the speaker at the Walter Peterson Forum for Civil Discourse on June 9 in Bass Hall at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture in Peterborough. Since concluding a historic … 0

Reaching a peak: Ultramarathon runners race to top of Mt. Monadnock

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Millions have climbed Mount Monadnock, but Chris Watson of Peterborough is looking for a bigger challenge. Watson, a veteran of seven Ironman Triathlons, will be carrying the flag for Our Town in the first-ever Manchester to Monadnock ultramarathon, … 0

RUnning: ConVal grad wins New York 5K race

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Maxine Dunn was one of over 300 participants in the Cider Creek 5K race held in Cooperstown, New York on April 25. She finished first — in spite of the fact that a course volunteer sent her and … 0

Little League: Scheinblums shine as O’s beat Rangers

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

The ConVal Orioles defeated the ConVal Rangers Monday night by a score of 9-5. Max Scheinblum, Sam Scheinblum and Will Theriault pitched for the Orioles. Max Scheinblum helped his own cause with a homer and a double. Ollie Theriault doubled for the Orioles. Lorien Wright, Jack McLaughlin and … 0

ConVal: Crotched employee is new CV Alpine coach

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Conval High School welcomes Holly Wilson as the new head varsity alpine ski coach. Holly comes to the program with extensive experience coaching high school athletes from around the globe during her tenure at National Sports Academy in … 0

Girls’ Lacrosse: Speedy Bow squad tops ConVal

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

ConVal girls’ lacrosse couldn’t shake off Monday their four-game losing streak. They lost to Bow (6-2) 22-8. “Bow’s fast breaks hurt us early and often,” said coach Derek Sorbello. “We were unable to recover from that.” Lily Sheridan scored five goals. Andria Daragon, Sarah Kolk and Maddy Zimmerman … 0