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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

Dublin: English country dance set for Sunday

Monday, April 14, 2014

An English country dance will be held at the Dublin Town Hall on Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. Allison Aldrich Smith will teach dances that appeal to all levels, from novice to experienced dancers, with music provided by performers Karen Axelrod, piano, and Aldo Fabrizi, mandolin. English country dance is a form of social dance that harkens back to the days of … 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

Letter: In response to the opposition

Friday, April 4, 2014

To the editor: I read Jay Iselin’s column in Thursday’s Ledger-Transcript with interest. Iselin’s writes in opposition to a proposed amendment to the Constitution limiting the constitutional rights of corporations and other “artificial” entities. This is an effort by citizens who oppose recent Supreme Court rulings allowing corporations … 0

Bennington/Francestown: Home schooling on rise?

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

BENNINGTON — Concerned about what they see as shrinking enrollment in the town’s elementary school, Bennington Select Board members say they’ve noticed a surge home schooling. Following a discussion about ConVal School District budget cuts owing to the proposed budget’s failure at the polls in March, at their … 0

Kindergarten enrollment is low

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — ConVal School District officials are urging parents whose children will be entering kindergarten in the fall to get in touch, because so far just 76 potential students have been identified. Last year at this time the district had 102 students enrolled, Human Resources Director Tim Markley … 0

ConVal: Estey to chair School Board

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — ConVal School Board members elected Butch Estey of Peterborough as board chair on Tuesday, resolving a situation that had left the board without a leader after the March election. When they voted for a chair on March 20, the board deadlocked 5-5 between Estey, the incumbent … 0

Dublin: Songwriting duo performing Friday

Monday, March 31, 2014

Singer/songwriters Ginny Reilly and David Maloney will be in concert at DelRossi’s Trattoria on Friday at 8 p.m. This west coast duo had an active career in the 1970s and ’80s. After a 10-year hiatus, they started touring again in 2000. Admission is $15 at the door.For reservations … 0

ConVal School District: Surprise thank you

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

During a Francestown Elementary School Parent-Teacher Organization breakfast in March, parents gave a thank you to former School Board member Stewart Brock, who served nine years on the board. … 0

Viewpoint: Do you trust your state government officials?

Friday, March 28, 2014

This often is the question: Do you trust state government officials? At a recent special meeting of the Joint Legislative Fiscal Committee, after intense questioning by one senator, Commissioner of the Department of Insurance Roger Sevigny, with frustration, simply said you either could trust him or not. The … 0

Letter: Place to Go event was a success

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

To the editor: There are so many people I’d like to thank for helping make The Place to Go’s 21st Annual 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament such a big success. The tournament is one of our major fundraisers and helps keep our after school program, Kids Together, free. … 0

Editorial: Enrollment issues aren’t going away

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Declining enrollment is the issue public school districts throughout our region are facing. In the Jaffrey-Rindge School District, it’s led to a decision to shrink the music program for the coming school year; in the ConVal District, it has Bennington Select Board members talking and wondering if a … 0

Viewpoint: Resolution on Citizen’s United is not sound

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

A century ago J.P. Morgan, Mandel House and others instigated the outrage of WWI, in order to justify a “peacemaking” League of Nations — the future UN. Morgan next purchased the editorial powers of 25 major newspapers in the United States, to promote that same step-by-step unelected world-control … 0