Tyler LeBlanc, a member of ConVal High School's bass fishing team, shows School Board members some of the equipment used by the team.

Conval: Bass fishing club takes steps towards team status

Monday, July 21, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Last October, ConVal’s bass fishing team concluded its first season on the water by finishing fifth overall and first in the smallmouth bass category at the NHIAA championship on Lake Winnisquam. Now the team, which competed as a club last year, wants to start the process toward becoming an official team sport at ConVal. “What we need is … 0

ConVal: Paraprofessional job, iPads and Chromebooks restored

Monday, July 21, 2014

ConVal High School students will be getting additional iPad computers next year after all, following a recent School Board decision to restore funding that had been cut after voters rejected the district’s budget proposal in March. Because of larger than anticipated savings in the School District’s health insurance costs, board members at their June 17 meeting agreed to spend $129,000 for both iPad … 0

Real estate: Q&A: What’s the word on the real estate market?

Thursday, July 17, 2014

In the years since the recession hit, the real estate market has been a concern just about everywhere, both in terms of sales and median home prices. But two local Realtors say they’re beginning to see a turnaround this year. But first, some background. According to the N.H. Association of Realtors, the median … 0

Letter: Respect is due Cpl. Garabrant

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

To the editor: Romans 13:7 (English Standard Version) “Pay to all what is owed to them...respect to whom respect is owed, honor to whom honor is owed.” I did not personally know Lance Corporal Brandon Garabrant. I do not know his family, but the Holy Scripture clearly teaches … 0

Girls Lacrosse: ConVal senior Thomas makes All-State

Monday, June 30, 2014

ConVal senior defenseman Olivia Thomas was named to the DIII All-State Third Team. … 0

Parent Wise: Let kids be kids in the summertime

Friday, June 27, 2014

With the long-structured school days behind them for the next two months, children have their sought after freedom from constant direction and the pressure of adult time schedules. Unless they don’t. Free time Many children will experience the … 0

Peterborough: Lawlor takes fourth at Special Olympics USA Games

Monday, June 30, 2014

Champions were revealed in 40 New Hampshire Special Olympics athletes last week as they competed in the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games with 3,500 athletes from around the country. New Hampshire athletes participated in eight of 16 sports … 0

Court Log: June 26

Monday, June 30, 2014

Jaffrey Police Patricia Bellerose, 20, of Jaffrey, simple assault, commitment to the House of Correction for 30 days with 30 days suspended for 12 months on condition of no further misdemeanors or felonies and no violations for serious matters. Michelle Griffin, 47, of New Hampton, theft, commitment to … 0

Greenfield: Mark Clark joins Crotched

Friday, June 27, 2014

Mark Clark, physician assistant, joined the staff at the Crotched Mountain Specialty Hospital in 2014. Clark came to the Crotched Mountain Specialty Hospital from Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, where he managed chronic medical conditions and co-morbidities, and … 0


Tuesday, June 17, 2014


Viewpoint: Stark reminders that racism persists

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Editorial note: This viewpoint ran in the June 22 edition of the Concord Monitor. Daniel Weeks is a 2001 ConVal grad. June 12 was Loving Day. What’s that? The day that, in 1967, the U.S. Supreme Court handed … 0

Editorial: Finding the way at Franklin Pierce

Monday, June 30, 2014

Times are tough these days for small liberal arts schools like Franklin Pierce University. As college costs skyrocket, both students and parents are taking a hard look at what they get for their money. They may be choosing where to attend college as much on whether it offers … 0

Peterborough: Farm to Table program underway

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The River Center’s Farm to Table program returns this summer with an eight-week series of field trips and cooking fun for parents and children. The program began on June 19, and includes strawberry and blueberry picking, cooking with local fresh produce, trips to Cornucopia Farm and making ice … 0