Greenfield

Voters came out to support their primary candidates on Tuesday.

Primary day: Trump triumphs; Sanders surges

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Cars honk and people wave and shout “Bernie!” out their car window at a small group of campaigners boasting tall signs stacked with Bernie Sanders’ name. “We’ve been getting a lot of that,” said Mary Allen of Antrim, as she stood roadside across the street from the Town Hall on voting day. Allen has been a campaign volunteer for the …

Peterborough: There’s power in presence

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Is it possible to get back that feeling of being part of a neighborhood that baby boomers so often reminisce about, or have TV, the Internet and all the gadgets we use to go online captured too much of our attention? More than a few groups in the Monadnock region say neighborliness is …

Basketball: Hoops for Hope

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The crowd packing the ConVal gym Tuesday night for a basketball doubleheader rose to their feet. Slowly at first, small groups got up; others followed until nearly everybody in the building was standing together, eyes on the court, or closed in concentration. The pink-clad masses rose in solidarity, not to cheer on their …

Viewpoint: When drug addiction hits home

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

I am the mother of an addict. Those seven words are the hardest I have ever said and, hopefully, maybe one day I won’t have to. For years, I have had to deal with being the mother of a substance abuser. I have never denied there was a …

Letter: Petition articles would undo town

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

To the editor: How easy it is for those who play no part in public affairs to sneer at the compromises required of those who do. — Cicero (106-43 BC) A group of Greenfield residents calling themselves “The Coalition of Concerned Citizens” is waging an unprecedented assault on …

Letter: So, you want a revolution?

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

To the editor: You say you want a revolution? As I write this on the eve of the New Hampshire primary, the “insurgent” candidate is polling well ahead of the establishment candidate in the Democratic contest. The insurgent is urging his followers to start a revolution. Let me …

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 …

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 …

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 …

ConVal Voices: ‘Small pots burn hot’

Thursday, February 4, 2016

These past weeks and months, in our classrooms and school library, through school and family computers, in notebooks and who knows where else, we students and teachers have read and written more sentences than ? well, we have …

Greenfield: Petition articles eye spending

Monday, February 8, 2016

GREENFIELD — Petition warrant articles dominated this year’s budget hearing, with 21 of the town’s 49 warrant articles submitted by residents. The petition articles focus on two separate initiatives: making changes to town positions and repurposing the town’s …

Indoor track: Good show at States

Monday, February 8, 2016

Conant, ConVal and Mascenic competed at the state divisional indoor track and field championships on Saturday at Dartmouth. Tyler Sands of Conant had the finest performances of the day for the local competitors, finishing third in the high …

Wrestling: Curran, Nix meet for on-mat rematch

Monday, February 8, 2016

ConVal’s Daniel Curran and Newport’s Stephen Nix finally squared off in the ring again on Saturday. The two wrestling rivals had been expected to meet a week ago at ConVal, but undefeated state champion Nix wrestled up a …