Wilton: Search is on for family’s lost dog

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

WILTON — One moment, the Ormistons’ dog, Teddy Bear, was on their porch while the family enjoyed a Sunday breakfast. The next, the Boxer/Border collie was gone. For 18 days since, the Ormistons have employed every resource they know of to find the 1.5-year-old dog, including the services of Granite State Dog Recovery and Jamie Genereaux, a pet tracker from … 0

Greenfield: Getting hooked on fishing tales

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

GREENFIELD — Hope Eagleson was fishing recently at Lake Winnipesaukee, casting and reeling as usual. One cast, Hope noticed — a little too late — was made with the angle of her wrist just off kilter. The hook flew back at her and lodged itself in her face. “I yanked on it — … 0

Peterborough: Fire hits recovery home

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Gary Carpenter of Peterborough dreamed of turning his apartment building in Keene into a sanctuary for veterans who are recovering addicts — complete with a dojo, and a classroom to offer nutrition, business development and anger management classes. Carpenter will have to put this dream — Warrior Addiction Support Home — on hold … 0

Peterborough: Select Board promotes Rodney Bartlett to town administrator

Monday, May 18, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Who will replace longtime Town Administrator Pamela Brenner? The question has lingered since Brenner announced in December that she will retire on Oct. 26. The Select Board provided their answer at Wednesday’s Open Session. Director of … 0

Peterborough: Dunning awarded Gov. Peterson Medal

Monday, May 18, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Devotion. Integrity. Respect. These are some of the qualities the Select Board looks for in awarding the Gov. Walter Peterson Medal. They are also qualities Roland Patten said characterize former South Meadow School principal, Bronze Star … 0

Peterborough: Rotarians hear critique of U.S. policy in Israel

Monday, May 18, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — In a talk given to Rotarians on Monday, Alison Weir blasted the U.S. media for showing bias towards Israel over Palestinians and the U.S. government for providing hundreds of millions in aid to Israel. Town Administrator … 0

ConVal splits pair with Lebanon, Trinity

Monday, May 18, 2015

The ConVal boys’ tennis squad was swept by Lebanon, but recovered to beat Trinity the following day. The Cougars (5-6) fell to the Raider Birds (10-1) Wednesday, but then defeated the Pioneers (2-9) Thursday in a 5-4 nailbiter. The team performed well against Lebanon, said Coach Mike Young, … 0

ConVal: Students get dose of reality

Monday, May 18, 2015

Senior Danielle Sell grew up very aware of prosthetics. Her uncle and aunt both wear one. Sell dreams of becoming a prosthetic engineer. She interned at Microspec Corporation, is completing Advanced Placement calculus, and will study biomedical engineering … 0

Girls’ Lacrosse: ConVal wins against Pelham, Coe-Brown

Monday, May 18, 2015

Conval girls’ lacrosse won twice last week — against Pelham (4-6) Wednesday and Coe-Brown (2-9) Thursday. “It was a back and forth game that was tied late,” said coach Derek Sorbello about Wednesday’s win. “We were able to step up and score a couple of more and then … 0

Greenfield: Boat ramp closed for work

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The public boat ramp facility at Otter Lake in Greenfield closed Monday for repairs and improvements. The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department will rebuild the ramp using its precast-concrete plank design. In addition, an enlarged parking area for eight trailer-parking spaces, including one for recreationists with disabilities, … 0

‘March Against Monsanto’ planned

Friday, May 15, 2015

On Saturday people in 38 countries across the globe will gather as part of a world-wide “March Against Monsanto.” In New Hampshire, marches will take place at the state house in Concord at 11 a.m., in Rochester in the center of town at 2 p.m., in Littleton in … 0

Antrim: Two join Grapevine Board of Directors

Monday, May 18, 2015

Melissa Gallagher, Chair of The Grapevine Board of Directors, is pleased to announce two additions to the board, Rick Edmunds of Antrim and Matt Ferrisi of Hancock have joined The Grapevine Board of Directors. Edmunds has been serving the Antrim community for most of his life. he grew … 0

Greenfield: Veterans invited to march in parade

Monday, May 18, 2015

All veterans are invited to march in a Memorial Day parade to be held on Sunday. The line-up will take place above the Greenfield Inn at 11:30 a.m., and the parade will step off at noon. Anyone who may want to remember a friend or loved one is … 0