The ConVal baseball team lost to Sanborn 7-0 in the Division II preliminary round on Thursday, May 30, 2013.
(Staff photo by Tim Goodwin)

2014 BASEBALL PREVIEW: Baseball is back in the Monadnock region

Monday, April 14, 2014

The crack of the bat has already begun to ring out around the Monadnock region, as the high school baseball season kicked off last night. With Conant seeking to go back to back after a big title win last year and ConVal looking to ride their otherworldly starting pitcher Ivon Clough to the postseason, not to mention the young Mascenic … 0

Greenville: A year later, culvert work moves ahead

Monday, April 14, 2014

GREENVILLE — The town is moving forward with repairs to a concrete culvert on Livingston Road, after the project was delayed for more than a year. Two years ago, the town became aware of repairs that were needed on two crossroads culverts. The cost to address both, however, was prohibitive, and the town was only able to secure enough grant funds from the … 0

Greenville: Wastewater plant under review

Monday, April 14, 2014

GREENVILLE — In order to avoid millions of dollars in facility upgrades, the town of Greenville has been struggling to meet chemical standards in its wastewater effluent. It’s a task that may become significantly more difficult with the expiration of a state administrative order that has allowed the wastewater treatment plant to operate … 0

Region: Yo-yo cycle of freeze and thaw worsen potholes

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

No matter where you’re driving in the Monadnock region this month, you’re inevitably dodging potholes. It’s an annual rite of spring, one that has road agents wringing their hands, because there’s little they can do. “This winter has … 0

Mascenic: Four Vikings garner NHIAA awards

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Four Mascenic athletes traveled to the New Hampshire Scholar-Athlete Awards this week. The honorees were nominated by their athletic directors and principals and must be a senior student-athlete who is currently active in at least two NHIAA recognized … 0

They were born to tap

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Maple sugar producers across the region agree: This has been one of the slowest seasons on record, for sap that is. However, they hope this weekend will be a “good run.” For the 19th Annual N.H. Maple Weekend, … 0

Greenville: Town approves $2 million budget, all monetary articles

Monday, March 17, 2014

GREENVILLE — In a quick Town Meeting process, the town gave its approval for all monetary warrant articles, including the $2,022,373 general operating budget for the town. One of the only issues to see much discussion this year was Article 6, which asked the town to change the … 0

Court log: March 11, 2014

Monday, March 17, 2014

Dublin police Todd Bissell, 43, of Keene, speeding, $372. Deborah Southwell, 51, of Marlborough, littering, $297.60. Greenfield police Benjamin Anthony, 23, of Greenfield, possession of marijuana, $560 with $250 suspended for 12 months on the condition of no further misdemeanors or felonies and no violations for serious matters. … 0

Mascenic School District: School budget passes by a landslide

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — Budget and teacher contracts passed in both New Ipswich and Greenville this year. The school budget is set at $17,863,771, passed overwhelmingly by a 745-98 vote. The district was attempting to pass contracts for both … 0

Viewpoint: Vote yet to resolution to overturn Citizen’s United

Friday, March 7, 2014

The mass exploitation of our fellow man didn’t end in America with the abolition of the auction block in 1865 — there will always be those who suffer no moral qualms over unduly profiting from the labor of others while simultaneously wreaking havoc in their lives. Post-slavery, the … 0

Basketball: In the zone

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

It was the Mascenic boys basketball team’s first home playoff game in years, and they did not disappoint. Jared Stauffeneker and the Vikings dominated from wire-to-wire on Tuesday, playing a near-flawless game against their first-round opponent, Sanborn. Even … 0

Letter: Show support for Mascenic staff

Monday, March 3, 2014

To the editor: Articles 3 and 5 of the Mascenic Regional School District warrant represent achievement of goals the School Board had upon entering negotiations: more competitive pay for teachers and compliance with the Affordable Care Act. Both are important components of the district’s strategic plan, which makes … 0

Letter: Big money doesn’t belong in politics

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

To the editor: On March 15, at the Town Meeting, Greenville residents will have the opportunity to voice their concerns about the growing influence of money in politics. Article 18 is a bit confusing but with a “Yes” vote, you can voice your opinion that corporations should not … 0