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Cross-country: Viking runners building a legacy

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Over the 2014 season — and, indeed, the last 10 years — the Mascenic cross-country team has made a name for itself. They have been known as a running powerhouse and always have competitive athletes. They bring some of the best in the state year after year. This year, they took it to Division III and destroyed the competition. Every time the Mascenic team stepped to the line, a tally was added to the victory column. They stood undefeated through the regular season. They then took over at the State Championships and left no doubt they were of a championship caliber. In the past 10 … 0

New Ipswich: Smith, Lucas run on Olympic stage

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Two local youth runners from New Ipswich recently returned from the Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships held in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Over 3000 runners from every part of the country descended on the Whispering Pines Golf Course to participate in this National Championship. Both members of the Highbridge Hill Running Club, Logan … 0

Temple-Greenville police log: Dec. 18, 2014

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Temple-Greenville Wednesday, Nov. 5 Arrest: Police arrested David R. Roux, 54, of Milford and charged him with DUI and transporting alcoholic beverages. He was released on $1,000 personal recognizance bail and issued a court date of Nov. 20 at the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey. Sunday, Nov. 9 Arrest: Police arrested Simone Rodriguez, 20, of Greenville and charged her with acts prohibited. She was … 0

Roundup: WLC girls drop first contest

Monday, December 8, 2014

WLC girls’ basketball The Warriors traveled to defending champions Hinsdale on Friday night to open the season. In a game in which neither team had much success putting the ball in the basket, WLC had a chance late, but let it slip away. Down three points with three … 0

Letters: No evidence to support the letter

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

To the editor: This letter is in response to Imran Shahzad’s allegations that Muslims fought in the Revolutionary and Civil Wars. It is also in response to statements that Muslims were here in America long before Columbus. I looked up the quoted text “Excursion of the Longing One … 0

Bennington: Record numbers hit slopes

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

While many dug their cars out from Wednesday’s snowstorm or attempted to stay warm without electricity this weekend, thousands congregated to Crotched Mountain Ski and Ride for the ski resorts opening weekend from Friday to Sunday. And because … 0

Cross-country: Traffie takes first in Mascenic alum race

Sunday, November 30, 2014

The Thanksgiving storm which supplied the region with more than ten inches of snow may have altered the original plans, but couldn’t stop 35 local runners from hitting the road at the Friends of Mascenic Cross Country Alumni race held Saturday. Billed as an opportunity to run on … 0

Basketball: New blood versus old favorites

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Thanksgiving weekend is a time for returning home and being with friends and family. Around here, there’s an annual tradition, one of the rites of fall, that marks the beginning of the transition into winter — alumni basketball … 0

Letters: Stand up against the pipeline

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

To the editor: I am disgusted by your recent Pollyanish editorial regarding being open-minded to the proposed pipeline. Northern Massachusetts communities rejected it. Hollis, N.H., rejected it. Now of course they turn to a route through some of the poorer, lesser represented towns like Greenville and New Ipswich. … 0

Viewpoint: Costs to ratepayers piling up, but who’s listening?

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

It is encouraging to read that PSNH CEO William Quinlan believes the cost of burying the Northern Pass project may be on the low-end of estimates. However, ratepayers need to be mindful of two important points: (1) Underground transmission line projects with the capacity and voltage of Northern … 0

Viewpoint: Success will come from compromise, not ideology

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Politics is defined by conflict, government by compromise. This balance seems to be perpetually lost on Washington, where politicians are swept away in perceived mandates and partisan warfare. This is not what the people want. Quite frankly, it’s what they most dislike about politics, and now it is … 0

Editorial: Taking on the heroin epidemic

Monday, December 1, 2014

While we may not like to admit it, our communities are affected by heroin. It’s easy to turn a blind eye to the problem and think of it as an issue that’s over the border in Massachusetts or Vermont or somewhere besides our own hometowns, but the reality … 0

Cross-country: Granite State Flash racers head to nationals

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Four local cross-country runners qualified for the USATF Junior Olympic National championships to be held on Dec. 13 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Logan Lucas and Amelia Smith of New Ipswich, Annika Madeja of Peterborough and Aaron Bresnick … 0