Lsno/fog
18°
Lsno/fog
Hi 28° | Lo 16°

Francestown

About 150 school board members, residents and students came out to ConVal's deliberative session at the high school Saturday.

ConVal: Voters question cost of study

Monday, February 8, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — The only warrant article discussed in detail at ConVal’s 45-minute deliberative session was a petition that would require a third party to assess the impacts of the district closing, combining or relocating a school. The petition’s author and one supporter said it would be a check and balance on any effort to close a school. School board members …

Decision Day

Monday, February 8, 2016

Voters head to the polls Tuesday in the state’s first-in-the-nation primary, and many of them won’t make a final choice until they get there. Forty-one percent of Republicans say they could still change their mind, according to a poll released by Franklin Pierce University Monday. And in the Monadnock region, Bernie Sanders and …

Peterborough: A place for start-ups

Monday, February 8, 2016

The Vose Farm Road Brookstone Business Center in Peterborough is now home to War Room Athletics, a gym focusing on personal training and fitness education. Located in Suite 200, War Room is the business center’s newest tenant, taking up 2,000 square feet. The new addition brings vacancy at the business center below 25 …

February programs at Cheshire Museum

Monday, February 8, 2016

The following events take place in February at the Cheshire Children’s Museum Saturday and Sunday, 12-2 p.m. Share cocoa and make snowman crafts with someone you love. ∎ Feb. 16-27. Eric Carle’s Vacation Week Extravaganza with the walk through book “The Mixed Up Chameleon,” paper painting workshops and make …

Jaffrey: Friendly Meals set for Feb. 18

Monday, February 8, 2016

The Jaffrey Friendly Meals for seniors will be held on Feb. 18 at the VFW Post on Hathorn Road in Jaffrey. The Friendly Meal will be served at noon. The menu will be Yankee pot roast with gravy, rosemary potatoes, carrots and strawberry shortcake for dessert. A Nurse …

Local scholars on UNH dean’s list

Monday, February 1, 2016

The following student has been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of New Hampshire, Durham: Highest honors: from Francestown: Jamie Ammon, Daniel Taylor; Jaffrey: Rebecca Migotsky; Lyndeborough: Samantha Blais, Victoria Lorvig; Mason: Alexander Tamulonis; New Ipswich: Michael Bara, Caitlin Demmons; Peterborough: Lillian …

Viewpoint: N.H. executives urge reauthorization of Medicaid

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

We write in support of House Bill 1696, which will reauthorize the state’s unique version of Medicaid expansion, the New Hampshire Health Protection Plan. A healthy workforce is a productive workforce. The health of New Hampshire’s residents is …

Community Conversations: ‘We played ... until the streetlights came on’

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Like many Boomers, I grew up in a big-city suburb. Gangs of us kids raced through the postage-stamp backyards of our Woodland Ave. neighborhood. We played at games, mischief and mayhem until the streetlights came on, our signal …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Alpine skiing: Tamok sweeps at Sunapee

Monday, February 1, 2016

The ConVal Alpine ski team competed in their only regular-season away meet on Friday, heading to Mt. Sunapee for a day of slalom and grand slalom events at the Southern New Hampshire Championships. In the SL, Eli Tamok took the day, finishing first overall in 1:02.78. Aiden Hall …

Nominations sought for preservation awards

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The New Hampshire Preservation Alliance is seeking nominations for its annual Preservation Achievement Awards. The awards recognize individuals, organizations, or businesses in the categories of restoration and stewardship, rehabilitation and adaptive use, compatible new construction, public policy, and educational and planning initiatives. The deadline for submissions is March …