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

A Learning Experience: A box of matzos on the grocery shelf

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

I have always found it quick and easy to go to my local grocery store and purchase a variety of foods along with other household items. In fact I do this with such ease and comfort, I almost never give it a second thought. However, I was reading … 0

Viewpoint: What’s new in New Hampshire health care

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Since July 1, many New Hampshire residents have a new health insurance option. The New Hampshire Health Protection Program will provide coverage to thousands of our neighbors, friends and family members. For many, peace of mind means getting coverage for preventive care such as regular check ups. It … 0

Greenfield: Garabrant memorial proposed

Monday, August 25, 2014

GREENFIELD — Stone carver Steve Green proposed his idea to craft a sculpture in memory of the late Brandon Garabrant on the town common during the select board meeting Aug. 20. “The town has a beautiful green, I’d … 0

Greenfield: Cut-through is to be gated

Monday, August 25, 2014

GREENFIELD — The Select Board voted on Aug. 20 to place a gate across the right of way road that is being used by motorists as a cut-through between Slip Road and Forest Road. The gate will be placed at the property line between the Greenfield Covenant Church … 0

Marriage With A View

Monday, August 25, 2014

Local destination wedding venues attract couples from across the country who fall in love with the small-town charm and rustic country views the Monadnock region has to offer. Wilton’s Curtis Farm, Peterborough’s Monadnock Country Club and Hidden Hills … 0

Peterborough: Monadnock Makers going after $25K grant, rental

Monday, August 25, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Artists, hobbyists, engineers, entrepreneurs and teachers banded together in the spring to start a makerspace — a place where anyone in the community could use high-end equipment and technology they might not otherwise be able to … 0

Football: Granite State Panthers seeking new players

Monday, August 25, 2014

The Granite State Panthers High School football team is hoping to recruit more players for this season. The Panthers are an independent High School team that has players from New Ipswich, Rindge, Jaffrey, Wilton and Lyndeborough. They are looking for ninth through twelfth grade boys who have an … 0

ConVal: ML

Thursday, August 14, 2014

The ConVal Education Association awarded recent ConVal graduate Taylor Boyd with a $500 scholarship. Taylor, pictured on the right, is accepting the check from CVEA Treasurer Joan Lavoie Tazelaar. She will be attending the University of Tampa, FL … 0

Baseball: New England Ravens tryouts set for Friday

Monday, August 25, 2014

The New England Ravens Baseball organization will hold tryouts on Friday at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge. The tryouts begin at 6:30 pm.; registration begins at 6 p.m. The program is under the direction of FPU Head Baseball Coach Jayson King. The Ravens offer AAU teams at 9-10-12-14-15/16 … 0

Police Logs - Peterborough, Aug. 26, 2014

Monday, August 25, 2014

Peterborough Tuesday, August 12 Mischief: At 7 a.m., a tenant of Prescott Hill Apartments reported her tires were slashed during the night. Police are investigating the matter. Accident: Richard Whittemore, 67, of Winchester was driving a Chevrolet Traverse on Route 101 by the Trinity Evangelical Church at about … 0