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Conant baseball beat Mascenic in a whirlwind walkoff.

Baseball: Conant beats Mascenic on whirlwind walkoff

Monday, May 25, 2015

Mascenic was sitting pretty after two innings at Humiston on Wednesday, up 6-0 on Conant after a big first and a bigger second. But Conant scrapped away, battled back and ultimately got it done in the end for a whirlwind walkoff win. The Vikings got it started right off the bat, as Daimon Gibson hit a leadoff double off Conant … 0

Baseball: Vikes sweep WLC series

Monday, May 25, 2015

It took until late-May for Mascenic and WLC to play what had originally been scheduled as their first game of the season. Unfortunately for the Warriors, they played as if the early-season jitters had yet to be shaken off. In a game eerily similar to Monday’s meeting, WLC was plagued by errors and … 0

Softball: Orioles take down Vikings

Monday, May 25, 2015

Mascenic may have upset rival WLC this week, but Conant was having none of the same on Wednesday when the Orioles hosted the Vikings. Conant never trailed in the game after Brianna Dionne walked and scored in the first off starter Samantha Bilodeau. In fact, the Orioles would rack up 10 runs — … 0

New Ipswich: Singing out in spring

Monday, May 25, 2015

The 2015 Spring Concert was held in the Mascenic Regional High School auditorium Thursday night. It included performances by the MRHS choir, newly formed a capella group “The Sneaky Breathers” and the MRHS band. … 0

Peterborough: Sentence in arson case is delayed

Monday, May 25, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Ex-firefighter Gregory Potter, who was found guilty of setting fire to five apartment buildings in a two-hour drunken spree, will have to wait to be sentenced. His hearing was postponed. Potter, 23, faces prison sentences of … 0

Letter: We stand and fall together

Thursday, May 21, 2015

To the editor: I moved to New Ipswich, New Hampshire, one year ago with the vision of retiring here, growing an organic farm, and in five years time opening a B&B in the home I live in. And then Kinder Morgan decided that my community was an ideal … 0

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 … 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. … 0

ML: FinCom: Restore aid cuts

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

In March, the N.H. House eliminated $300 million from the governor’s proposed budget, burdening municipalities with the associated costs. Since then, the public has held their breath, hoping the Senate would restore at least some of these cuts. The Senate Finance Committee announced Tuesday it recommends returning more … 0

Football: Mountaineers registration now open

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

As summer approaches, so does the beginning of the football season. Many associate football with autumn. However, practices begin in late July. The Monadnock Mountaineers Youth Football and Spirit Association has opened registration of players, cheerleaders, and coaches for the 2015 season. For over 20 years, the Monadnock … 0

Peterborough: MacDowell gets $200,000 gift

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

An anonymous donors has given the MacDowell Colony $200,000 to fund an annual residency of up to two months at colony. The new fellowship honors literary agent Charlotte Sheedy and will be awarded to writers representing populations across racial and cultural boundaries. In announcing the Charlotte Sheedy Fellowship … 0

Viewpoint: Putting the ‘grand’ in grandparenting

Friday, May 15, 2015

When I was first told I would be a grandmother, I must admit I had reservations. Grandparenting is for old people. Grandmothers wear their hair in a bun, wear sensible shoes that tie, and they have false teeth. I was not ready for that. I have since discovered … 0

Letters: Finding health care providers

Friday, May 15, 2015

To the editor: Lucy Nichols’ thoughtful letter of May 12 underscored the difficulty of selecting a new health care facility based on publicly available hospital performance data. Hospitals typically expend a great deal of energy ensuring that they perform well on required safety and quality measures. A major … 0