Greenfield

Greenfield: Library grant funds new technology for teens

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

When Julie Steenson took up directorship of the Stephenson Memorial Library, she went in with a goal of improving the library’s technology offerings. She also wanted to see the programming for teens grow. A grant from the Young Adult Library Services Association will help accomplish both of those goals. The library has recently hired as an assistant Michele Ricca, someone Steenson had worked with previously at the Merrimack Library. Ricca … 0

Greenfield: Cemetery trustees seek new fence

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Weathered, dingy, and missing multiple slats, the fence surrounding the Meeting House graveyard mars the otherwise pristine view of one of the symbols of the New England Town Meeting tradition. Cemetery trustees have been attempting to raise funds to replace the picket fence for more than two years, including a failed warrant article … 0

Keeping time: Town clock has some stories to tell

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — For 160 years, the four faces of the clock on the Unitarian Universalist Church have watched over Peterborough while a clock agent has watched over the clock. At least twice a year, the clock agent climbs the fusty tower, resets the clock, oils the capstan and marvels at the machine’s longevity … 0

greenfield: Yoga + storytime = fun for all

Sunday, July 19, 2015

The growing trend in libraries of combining stories with yoga has reached Greenfield. Resident, teacher and certified yoga instructor Stephanie Lamothe wanted to share her love of yoga with her community and approached Library Director Julie Steenson with … 0

Greenfield: New charges filed in case

Monday, July 20, 2015

Additional charges, including violation of privacy and simple assault, have been brought against two women already indicted on charges of assaulting a student with disabilities at Crotched Mountain School last year. Jessica Burt, 38, of Hillsborough, and Bethany L. Smith of Bennington each already face a single charge … 0

Peterborough: Is poverty tied to political corruption?

Monday, July 20, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Daniel Weeks knows he’s not an expert on poverty. But, a two-year, 10,000-mile journey across the country on a Greyhound bus showed the campaign finance reform activist that the U.S. poverty gap has as much to … 0

ConVal: ATC course offerings weighed

Monday, July 20, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Faced with declining enrollment at ConVal High School, administrators proposed offering more vocational classes, online classes and internships to offer an education they hope will attract more students to the district. “We feel strongly that an … 0

Baseball: Monadnock All-Stars head to finals

Monday, July 20, 2015

At the Babe Ruth State tournament in Rochester on Saturday, the Monadnock 13 year old All-Stars beat Barrington 17-2 in a mercy-shortened game in the 5th. On Sunday, in a game with a two-hour rain delay in the fifth inning, the All-Stars finally got the remainder of the … 0

Baseball: Jaffrey wins three straight to keep playoff hopes alive

Monday, July 20, 2015

Finding themselves down 3-2 against Contoocook Post 81 on Wednesday, Jaffrey scored 8 runs in the 5th and 4 more in the 6th. RBI doubles by Drew Rines, Dylan Bartlett and Will Clarke opened up the scoring and … 0

Track and field: Monadnock Milers host a Twilight Meet at Mascenic

Monday, July 20, 2015

On a threatening night on the Mascenic track a dozen hardened young athletes took to the track in this year’s only Twilight meet hosted by the Monadnock Milers. This abbreviated format included the Murphy Mile to start the … 0

Viewpoint: It’s all a shell game

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

It is a truism that the state needs to live within its means. Legislators all agree we need to pass a balanced budget. We can’t outspend our revenues. A new wrinkle is that the budget recently vetoed by Gov. Hassan includes one of the top priorities of New … 1

Peterborough: Court issues bench warrant

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

A $1,000 bench warrant has been issued for a Swanzey man charged with trafficking a half-kilogram of heroin who failed to appear at his arraignment July 6. Ryan Williams, 28, was out on $75,000 personal recognizance after his … 0

ConVal: Snell translates Cougar success to college career

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

The first week Sarah Snell played lacrosse, way back at tryouts in 2008, then-ConVal girls’ lacrosse coach Cher McClleland lined up all of the players on the sidelines. “We need a goalie,” said McClelland. Almost everyone turned away … 0