Greenfield

Football: ConVal middle school team seeks players

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

ConVal is proud to announce its inaugural season in the Granite State Football League for Middle School Football. The team is open to select 6th-graders and all 7th- and 8th-graders. The team will be coached by John Reitnauer (former head ConVal Varsity football coach and most recently an assistant football coach at Franklin Pierce University) and assisted by Kevin Carne. Practices are Aug. 20, 21, 22 and 23 from 8-10 … 0

Softball: ConVal rolls in summer action Monday at Swanzey Center

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The Cougars arrived at Swanzey Center with an array of players ranging from incoming freshman to seniors with the idea of getting an inside look at what has allowed the team to celebrate a state championship sandwiched between a pair of semifinal game appearances. The mixed bag of Cougars proved to much for … 0

Players Review: ‘The Granite State’ — a writer’s dilemma

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

He draws you in with his wit and intellect. He’s loquacious, dramatic, entertaining. He’s self-absorbed, hedonistic, moody, with a penchant for falling in love. He’s a writer named George in Charles Morey’s brand new play, “The Granite State.” For a writer, Morey’s play about a writer is somewhat like a window into one’s … 0

Business major finds work out of the office

Monday, July 7, 2014

One of the most important things Peterborough native Tyler Whitney learned while attending Bryant University in Smithfield, R.I., was that he could not spend his professional career sitting behind a desk pushing papers. While earning a degree in … 0

Region: Back in business?

Monday, July 7, 2014

Handwritten or printed, taped to windows or on the front of cash registers, a certain type of sign has been springing up around Peterborough this summer, all carrying the same promise: a job. Are these signs tangible indicators … 0

Money Matters: ‘Be as honest as you can without blowing the interview’

Thursday, July 3, 2014

I want to say up front that when it comes to job search and acquisition advice, there is no such thing as one size fits all. But I will attempt to offer some general guidelines that should be … 0

Unemployment dropping, slowly

Monday, July 7, 2014

The Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau of New Hampshire reports that the unemployment rate in the Peterborough Labor Market, an area made up of 10 towns, including Antrim, Bennington, Dublin, Francestown, Hancock, Jaffrey, New Ipswich, Peterborough, Rindge, Sharon and Temple, rose overall between 2002 and 2012, from … 0

Achievement:

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Amelia Anfuso of Greenfield was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Mount Ida College, Newton, Mass. To make the list a student must have a grade point average of 3.33 or above. Anfuso is majoring in fashion merchandising and marketing. … 0

Court Log: July 3, 2014

Monday, July 7, 2014

Greenfield Police Thomas Belcher, 26, of Greenfield, false imprisonment, $310; possession of marijuana, $310. Heather McCormack, 33, of Greenfield, operating without a valid license, $124. Hancock Police Dennis Gautreau, 49, of Leominster, Mass., operating without a valid license, $124; speeding, $77.50. Jaffrey Police Joshua Lane, 24, of Jaffrey, … 0

Achievement:

Monday, July 7, 2014

The following students have been named to the president’s list for the spring semester at Western New England University, Springfield, Mass.: Joseph LaCourse of Greenfield and William Tremblay of Wilton. To make the list students must achieve a semester grade point average of 3.80 or higher. … 0

Viewpoint: Brandon Garabrant was a fine student

Monday, June 30, 2014

I first knew Brandon as a student in ConVal’s internship program. He was such a genuinely nice guy — personable, polite and very respectful. That counts a lot with me, and it served him well in his internship … 0

Viewpoint: My experience accompanying Brandon home

Monday, July 7, 2014

I must say when I heard of the passing of Brandon, I was deeply saddened. Here was a young man who was so proud to serve his country that he wanted to wear his blues to his graduation from high school. Then to hear he was from Greenfield … 0

Letter: Another win for our ‘Granny D’

Monday, July 7, 2014

To the editor: Harvard Law professor Lawrence Lessig is calling a mayday on our democracy, a stress signal to all Americans to join him in the fight for campaign finance reform with his “Mayday PAC to end all Pacs.” Started in May and June of 2014 as an … 0