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The Conant girls' basketball team hosted ConVal and several other schools for a preseason jamboree Sunday morning.

A first look at the local girls’ basketball teams

Monday, November 30, 2015

Sports Editor Ben Conant hit the gym this weekend to find out what’s on deck for the upcoming girls’ basketball season. Conant Orioles Last year’s record: 21-0 (Undefeated state champions) Head coach: Dave Springfield Going into last season, it was pretty clear to anyone paying attention that Conant was going to win the championship. With the state’s best player in …

Peterborough: Vital Signs set for Friday

Monday, November 30, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Whether you are caring for parents or planning for your own golden years, there are many decisions to make and issues to consider when it comes to aging and health. Because we understand it’s a difficult road to navigate, the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript is hosting Vital Signs: Planning Tools for Tomorrow, a daylong event in downtown Peterborough designed to educate and inform …

Keene: Republicans gather for holiday event

Monday, November 30, 2015

The Cheshire County Republicans along with Sullivan County and Windham County Vermont) Republicans will be hosting a Holiday Gathering Friday at Keene Country Club. The cost for the event beginning at 6:30 pm is $35 per person, $20 for Young Republicans. A buffet of appetizers and desserts with a cash bar will start the evening. The program will include several speakers, including former …

Greenville: Health Options at library Dec. 2

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Leigh Curtis, outreach and educational specialist with Community Health Options will present a program on Dec. 2, at 7 p.m. at Chamberlin Free Public Library. Community Health Options takes pride in being a health insurance resource for our communities. Curtis will provide answers to an array of health …

Monday, November 23, 2015

The Compassionate Friends Support Group for parents who have lost a child of any age, any cause, any length of time will be held Tuesday, 6:15 to 8:30 p.m. at Staff Development for Educators, 10 Sharon Rd. Monthly meetings are on the first Tuesday of the month. The …

Greenville: Holiday tree lighting on Dec. 5

Monday, November 23, 2015

Greenville’s annual holiday tree lighting will be held Dec. 5 at 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall. Bring a camera to take pictures with Santa Claus. Children are welcome to help decorate the tree. An open house will be held at the library after. The event is sponsored by …

Give the gift of life, blood

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

This holiday season, the American Red Cross urges individuals to give something that means something: a blood or platelet donation. This simple, potentially lifesaving act can give patients in need another holiday season with loved ones. “During the winter months and especially around the holidays, blood donations tend …

Mascenic: Maine principal fired, charged

Monday, November 23, 2015

Don Reiter, a former New Ipswich school administrator, was dismissed Monday from his post as the principal of Waterville Senior High School in Waterville, Maine, according to news reports. Reiter, of Mont Vernon, Maine, was charged last Thursday in connection with an incident in which he allegedly solicited …

GreenviLle: Abutters question noise at center

Monday, November 23, 2015

GREENVILLE — A proposed recycling center for construction materials has some abutters concerned about noise. On Thursday, the Planning Board continued a hearing begun in October until Dec. 10, at the request of the applicant. Greenville Recycling hopes to build a recycling facility on Blanch Farm Road in …

KM files for FERC’s certificate of approval

Monday, November 23, 2015

Tennessee Gas Pipeline Inc. filed for a permit for its proposed 30-inch natural gas pipeline with federal regulators on Friday, starting the clock on what is expected to be at least a year-long approval process. The immense filing, with more than 20,000 pages in all, has been a …

Monadnock region a fertile ground for Ironmen

Monday, November 23, 2015

As David Bedard headed down the home stretch of the Ironman Florida course earlier this month, he had one thing on his mind — “I’m never going to do another Ironman race again.” When he entered the chute …

Rindge: O’Malley speaks at FPU

Monday, November 23, 2015

RINDGE — Democratic presidential candidate Martin O’Malley gave an ethics lesson to the students of Franklin Pierce University Monday, just over a week after the terrorist attacks in Paris believed to be carried out by members of the …

Basketball: Conant, Mascenic alumni games Friday

Friday, November 20, 2015

Conant and Mascenic will both hold alumni basketball games on Friday night. At Conant, the girls’ varsity tips off against the girls’ alumni team at 5:30 p.m. with the boys to follow at 7. Mascenic is on the …