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Dublin/Keene: Crowd-funding campaigns popular way to raise cash

Thursday, July 24, 2014

So Zack Danger Brown started one to fund some experiments in the kitchen with potato salad. Others have raised money, including the Peterborough Community Theatre, to switch over to digital projection equipment in their historic theaters. And the method is arguably reaching more people, with very little effort on the part of fundraisers, and possibly raising more money in shorter … 0

Peterborough: MCH internists combine practices

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Monadnock Community Hospital has announced their two Internal Medicine Practices will be combining in a newly renovated office, located in Suite 301 of the Medical Arts building in the space previously occupied by Peterborough Internal Medicine. Drs. Greg Neilley and Dmitry Tarasevich, along with Nurse Practitioners Annette Brookes and Lynne Stone, will continue … 0

Football: ConVal middle school team seeks players

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

ConVal is proud to announce its inaugural season in the Granite State Football League for Middle School Football. The team is open to select 6th-graders and all 7th- and 8th-graders. The team will be coached by John Reitnauer (former head ConVal Varsity football coach and most recently an assistant football coach at Franklin Pierce University) and assisted by Kevin Carne. Practices are Aug. … 0

ConVal: A slew of new Cougar coaches

Monday, July 21, 2014

The 2014-15 high school sports season is fast approaching, and with it comes a slew of coaching changes at ConVal. Golf coach Don Jalbert, who recently took a new teaching position in another district, has stepped down. That … 0

Achievement:

Monday, July 14, 2014

Kelly Russo of Francestown was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Siena College, Loudonville, N.Y. To make the list a student must achieve a grade point average between 3.5 and 3.89. Russo is a business major. … 0

Baseball: Signups start now for Babe Ruth program

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Signups for our Babe Ruth Summer Baseball program run for the next two weeks. It is open to all players from the Conant, ConVal and Mascenic areas who played or were eligible to play during the regular Babe Ruth season as well as those who are moving up … 0

ConVal: Scholarship winners honored at dinner

Thursday, July 17, 2014

An unusual dinner celebration for two 2014 ConVal Community Scholarship Foundation award winners happened at The Village at RiverMead last week. Meghan Close of Peterborough won her scholarship award to earn a certificate or degree in Environmental Science at the University of Vermont. Dakota Jones of Antrim will … 0

Editorial: How does the past shape the future?

Monday, July 21, 2014

Everyone agrees there’s something special about the Monadnock region that draws so many here for the summer, fall foliage season and beyond. Mount Monadnock and other scenic features are popular among outdoor enthusiasts, and the Peterborough Players, MacDowell Colony and the various live music opportunities, among many others, … 0

Viewpoint: A town of ‘excessive blessings’

Friday, July 18, 2014

“What was home, really, but the place where a space just your shape and size waited for you.” -Elin Hilderbrand Historically, Francestown, like many other communities in the Monadnock region, experienced a sharp decline in population during the … 0

ConVal: Interim head sought for ATC

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — The ConVal School District will be looking for someone to head the Region 14 Applied Technology Center, following the recent resignation of ATC Director Don Jalbert. At Tuesday’s School Board meeting, ConVal High School Principal Brian Pickering recommended that the district look for an interim director, … 0

Achievement:

Monday, July 14, 2014

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at MCPHS University, Boston, Mass.: Siobhan Hurley of Francestown, pursuing a Doctor of Pharmacy; and Hannah Therriault of Peterborough, pursuing a Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene. To make the list students must carry a … 0

Francestown: Land Trust to celebrate new acquisition, Sunday

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The public is invited to join the Francestown Land Trust to celebrate the newly acquired Dorothy and Herman C. Miller Family Memorial Forest on Sunday at 3 p.m. This new, 37-acre parcel will connect the Dinsmore Brook Conservation Area with the Shattuck Town Forest. Parking will be available … 0

Court log: July 17, 2014

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Greenfield police Thomas V. Norton, 51, Peterborough, open container violation, charge not carried forward; DWI, $500 fine, license revoked for nine months, mandatory attendance driver care management program. Hancock police department Derek W. Choate, 26, Hancock, missing driver’s headlight assembly, $44.64 fine; failure to stop, $103.33 fine. Jaffrey … 0