Mascenic recount yields same result

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

GREENVILLE — Following a recount of votes on the issue of the Mascenic School District budget, District Moderator Robert Romeril announced Monday night that, while there were some number adjustments, the ultimate result was the same: Voters turned down the budget and will be operating under the default for the coming year. Numbers for Greenville voters remained the same after the recount, at 125 yes, 260 no, six blank and one spoiled. Greenville traditionally hand-counts its votes. In New Ipswich, where a ballot machine is used, there were several ballots that were likely registered as “blank” when counted by machine that were able to be … 0

Baseball: Monadnock Babe Ruth signups open

Friday, March 20, 2015

The 2015 Babe Ruth 13 to 15-year-old draft will be held on April 25 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Humiston Field in Jaffrey. This will be a combined draft/sign up for all eligible players from the ConVal, Conant and Mascenic school districts. There will also be a noon meeting for the formation of a new board of directors. Anyone interested in a … 0

ml: Turning back

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Frozen fingers, tired thighs, heavy breathing, and a rumbling stomach. This is not the perfect recipe for skiing the backcountry. Fortunately, I recovered quickly, and relished turning through knee-high powder on my way down the Mount Washington Cog Railway. That Saturday tour was a reminder that I should manage my energy, and realize … 0

Viewpoint: No loose ends

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Our friend Liz was one of a kind. I use the past tense because she is no longer with us. This would have come as no surprise to her, however, because she’d been expecting it for some time. When she reached her last birthday, in a decade which … 0

Temple-Greenville police log: March 19, 2015

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Temple-Greenville Wednesday, Feb. 18 Arrest: A juvenile from New Ipswich was arrested and charged with transportation of alcohol by a minor. He was released on a must-appear summons and issued a court date of April 2 at the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey. Arrest: Tyler Hill, 23, of Greenville, … 0

Letters: Ask the bigger question

Friday, March 20, 2015

To the editor: It would be funny if it weren’t so sad, reading the letters from Brian Somero and Francis Cook, of New Ipswich and Greenville, complaining about their school taxes. The debate is about town funding formulas and how many administrators there are in the Mascenic District. … 0

Letter: Warning about student testing

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

To the editor: We would like to publicly thank Mr. Chirichella for his efforts of trying to forewarn his students and their parents of the upcoming new Smarter Balanced Assessments tests coming to all schools this year (by the end of May), replacing the NECAP testing. We advise … 0

Basketball: 22nd Place to Go tourney raises over $9,000

Monday, March 23, 2015

The Place to Go held its 22nd annual 3-On-3 tournament Friday-Sunday at ConVal. Over $9,000 was raised and players from all around the area and beyond competed in the fun tradition. Division winners: ∎ 3/4 grade boys winners: Demons, … 0

Nelson: Apple Hill Board elects officers and trustees

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music Board of Trustees elected officers and trustees at its recent annual meeting. Elected as president, Mark Meess; vice president, Lindsay Dearborn; treasurer, Fred Hadlow; secretary, Maura Glennon; and new trustees, Deborah Ford, Eileen Sarson and Linda Stavely. Mark Meess was elected … 0

Rindge: Hunt named to HNH Board

Friday, March 20, 2015

The HNH Foundation has announced that State Representative John Hunt of Rindge has joined the Board of Directors. The mission of the HNH Foundation is to improve the health and wellness of New Hampshire’s population, with a focus … 0

Manchester: Ayotte to speak to business leaders

Friday, March 20, 2015

The Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire will host U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte on April 6. The senator will speak at a luncheon event to be held at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Ayotte may address topics such as the economy, … 0

Peterborough: New location for Colonic Connection

Friday, March 20, 2015

Deborah Jean Clark owner of Colonic Connection, a hydrotherapy facility, is now scheduling appointments at her new location at 77 Hancock Rd., Suite C, in Peterborough. The building includes offices for a number of health-service providers. Clark, an accredited hydro-therapist, says, “I’m happy to hear of the health … 0

Letters: We’ve got your back, Mascenic

Friday, March 20, 2015

To the editor: In regards to the March 19 letter “A stinging slap in Mascenic vote”: I found the letter to be divisive and unfounded, filled with half truths and false statements. I want to remind voters from the Mascenic district that the 50/50 formula discussion in years … 0