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Hancock: ‘Oh, the places you’ll go’

Monday, April 27, 2015

Two years ago, Mason Ellis was a ConVal senior who played hockey, did his homework, and hung out with friends. Last month, the Hancock native and lance corporal chased elephants away from his drinking water in the Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania, an East African country known for its vast savannas and mountainous regions. Mason was one of 16 Marines … 0

WLC/Jaffrey-Rindge/Mascenic: Destination: Knoxville for globals-bound teams

Monday, April 27, 2015

With state wins behind them, Destination Imagination teams must fundraise to send their teams to the global competition. Teams from Jaffrey-Rindge, Mascenic and Wilton-Lyndeborough all took first place or were selected as a wildcard to attend the global competition May 19-22. WLC has always made a point to support its Destination Imagination team, … 0

Peterborough: Stranded kayakers rescued

Monday, April 27, 2015

Firefighters rescued three ConVal students stranded on an island Thursday after their kayaks capsized in the frigid Contoocook River. Emily Garland, her younger sister, Madeline Garland and Elizabeth O’Rourke’s injuries were minor, and they declined medical treatment, said Fire Deputy Brian Wall. “It was mostly just embarrassing,” said Emily on Friday, laughing. “At … 0

MAscenic: Mascenic plans for below-default budget

Monday, April 27, 2015

As school district leaders move forward with a budget below the default, critics say proposed cuts should come from areas with less direct impact to student learning. The district’s originally proposed budget of $19,295,348 was slashed by $1.63 million to $17,665,000 at the district’s Deliberative Session. The district … 0

New Ipswich: Trail stewards decry pipeline

Monday, April 27, 2015

The Friends of the Wapack Trail have concerns about a proposed natural gas pipeline that could affect the trail in at least three locations. The trail, first cut in the early 1920s, is a popular hiking destination. A pipeline, proposed by Tennessee Gas Pipeline Inc., a subsidiary of … 0

PETERBOROUGH: Man charged with burglary in 2 towns

Monday, April 27, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — A suspect charged this month in connection with two business burglaries in Greenfield was arrested over the weekend for a home burglary in Peterborough that allegedly took place in October. Codie Anderson, 17, of Greenfield was arrested Sunday evening and charged with burglary. It is alleged … 0

Greenville: Man indicted for alleged felony theft

Monday, April 27, 2015

A Greenville man was indicted for an alleged theft from a Manchester property management company. Lance Emond, 41, of Greenville was indicted April 16 by a Hillsborough Superior Court Grand Jury on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking, a class A felony, which could lead to up … 0

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Peterborough: The benefits of hiking

Monday, April 27, 2015

Whether it’s sunny or overcast, Craig and Janet Altobello hike. On a misty April morning, the Peterborough couple hiked the paved road of Miller State Park. Janet listed the holistic benefits of hiking. “We hike for the exercise, … 0

Diagnosis 101: What is bone density loss, and what can be done about it?

Monday, April 27, 2015

The question: What is bone density loss, who is at risk, and what can be done about it? The expert: Wendy Walthers, radiology lead in mammography at Monadnock Community Hospital. Walthers does bone density loss screenings every day … 0

Softball: Vikings finally play, win in extra innings vs. Hillsboro

Monday, April 27, 2015

The lady Vikings got off to a shaky start in their first game of the season Wednesday, but ultimately settled into a rhythm to defeat Hillsboro-Deering in extra innings. Things started out rough for the Vikings, with the team giving up five runs in the first two innings, … 0

Bobcat’s Tail: Hanging in the balance: support for Fish and Game

Friday, April 24, 2015

While our streams and forests are springing to life, the Statehouse halls in Concord are stirring with conversations about New Hampshire’s commitment to wildlife. In the N.H. Senate, the House and the governor’s office, they’re talking about how … 0

Boys’ Volleyball: Mascenic tops Keene for season sweep

Monday, April 27, 2015

After sweeping Keene in this year’s previous matchup, Mascenic went into the game Wednesday confident and ultimately pulled out another win in a 3-1 game. The Vikings kept strong control in the first two sets of the game, leading coach Greg Smith to mix it up in the … 0