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Mitchell at the 2014 Open Water National Championships at Castiac Lake, Calif., where she swam the 5k in 1:00.36.

Hancock: Israel unrest moves meet for swim star

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Kylie Mitchell of Hancock repeated and repeated and repeated her routine to prepare for the 2014 Federation Internationale De Natation World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships scheduled for Aug. 28-30 in Eilat, Israel. The 16 year old would wake up at 4:45 a.m., drive to Keene, swim for two hours, strength-train for another hour, and drive home. She would nap, and dive back in the water in the afternoon, swimming in Dublin Lake for another two hours. She would eat dinner and fall asleep, starting this routine over the next morning. Nothing would get in the way of he best-laid plans. Then, a war broke … 0

Parent Wise: A new school year means new expectations

Thursday, August 28, 2014

As much as I hate to think of summer ending, it’s time to wrap our heads around the beginning of a new school year. To begin is to start or start again. A new start should not be marred by old expectations. Whether your kids are going to school for the first time … 0

Roundup: ConVal boys top Goffstown

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

ConVal boys soccer ConVal held off a tough Goffstown team with an overall strong team effort. Noah Bell made some huge saves in the first half to keep ConVal in the game. Score was 0-0 at the half. During the second half, the Cougars began to get some chances offensively. With approximately 8 … 0

PETERBOROUGH: MCH joining ACA fray

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Area residents who were interested in signing up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act this year had to make a choice. Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, the only insurance company offering plans through the Affordable Care Act marketplace, did not include Monadnock Community Hospital in … 0

francestown: Town switches regional planning providers

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Francestown’s bid to switch regional planning providers was approved on July 25 by Gov. Maggie Hassan. The town had been part of the Southwest Region Planning Commission, but on March 31 Francestown’s Select Board filed an official request in writing to change, indicating they wanted to join the … 0

Peterborough: Sewer work done on west end of Union Street

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — SUR Construction West is wrapping up the first part of its renovation of Union Street’s outdated sewer and drainage system, from the intersection of Main and Elm Streets to Scott Winn Road. Paving will begin on … 0

Peterborough: Shaw’s hackers failed, store says

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Shaw’s Supermarket announced Friday they discovered computer hackers recently tried to steal customers’ credit and debit card information in New Hampshire and four other New England states. When asked if the information of any customers in the Monadnock region was hacked, Jeffrey Gulko, a spokesperson for Shaw’s replied, … 0

Farming: Growing organic: Taking the worry out of farming

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

For years, not many people knew who Rosaly of Rosaly’s Garden was, the 77-year-old matriarch said in an interview last week. Once, a man wandered into Rosaly Bass’s farm stand. “Which one of you is Rosaly?” she recalled … 0

Peterborough: Chocolate factory to open

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

After making chocolate by hand in a Peruvian museum dedicated to chocolate and cacao — and even harvesting cacao beans in the Amazon, Peterborough resident Neely Cohen is bringing the historic art of chocolate making to Main Street. … 0

Tennis: Tourney runs Sept. 5-7

Thursday, August 14, 2014

The ConVal Community Dollars for Scholars will host their second annual tennis tournament the weekend of Sept. 5-7. The tournament will be held at Adams Playground in Peterborough, with additional tennis courts secured as needed. The tournament will include a men’s and women’s doubles A & B division, … 0

Francestown: ML

Thursday, August 14, 2014

On Sept. 19, Jaiden’s Angel Foundation will host its 7th annual golf tournament to honor the memory of Jaiden Lyndi Tlapa, who would be turning 15 this fall, and to raise funds for her legacy foundation. Jaiden’s Angel provides support and services to local families facing tragic child … 0

South Meadow school: Sports tryouts Aug. 26-27

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Try outs for the South Meadow School boys and girls soccer teams and girls field hockey team will begin Aug. 26 and 27 on the South Meadow School athletic fields. All 6th, 7th or 8th grade boy or girl students are eligible to play. Try out times on … 0

ML: ML

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Peterborough Thursday, August 7 Warrant: The Milford Police Department arrested Angela Conroy, 39 of Wilton on a warrant from the Peterborough Police Department charging her with possession of marijuana. Conroy was processed, and released on $1,000 personal recognizance. She is scheduled to appear in court on Oct. 6. … 0