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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

Peterborough: Rotarians hear critique of U.S. policy in Israel

Monday, May 18, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — In a talk given to Rotarians on Monday, Alison Weir blasted the U.S. media for showing bias towards Israel over Palestinians and the U.S. government for providing hundreds of millions in aid to Israel. Town Administrator … 0

‘March Against Monsanto’ planned

Friday, May 15, 2015

On Saturday people in 38 countries across the globe will gather as part of a world-wide “March Against Monsanto.” In New Hampshire, marches will take place at the state house in Concord at 11 a.m., in Rochester in the center of town at 2 p.m., in Littleton in … 0

VIEWPOINTs: Our dysfunctional relationship with alcohol

Monday, May 18, 2015

All Granite State citizens, including me, are very irresponsible drug pushers in that we collectively sell lots of alcohol, the liquid drug, both to in- and out-of-state folks, yet we do relatively little to prevent and treat problems that result. The mantra of any drug pusher is to … 0

Peterborough: Former Gov. Lynch to speak at forum

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Former New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch will be the speaker at the Walter Peterson Forum for Civil Discourse on June 9 in Bass Hall at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture in Peterborough. Since concluding a historic … 0

boys’ volleyball: Vikings blocked by Astros at home

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — Mascenic fought Pinkerton to five sets Tuesday, but the vastly improved squad still came up a little short. The Vikings fell to the Astros, 3-2. Mascenic won the first and third sets, 28-26 and 27-25, … 0

Softball: Vikes hold on against Hinsdale

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The hits kept coming the first three innings of the Vikings faceoff with Hinsdale (2-6) on Monday. The Vikings (4-4) got out to an early and decisive lead in the first half of the game, going up 12-0 … 0

Viewpoints: Town Meetings — gone but not forgotten?

Friday, May 1, 2015

Recently the town I live in did the unthinkable. At least it was unthinkable for some of us die-hard New Englanders. They voted to do away with Town Meetings. Yes, they walked into those voting booths and checked off the spot that put the proverbial kibosh on a … 0

VIEWPOINTS: Deflategate and the integrity of the sport

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Regardless of the sport being played, it is absolutely essential that the playing field be equal for all. But that hasn’t necessarily been the case especially over the late two decades. One negative impact has been the use … 0

Viewpoints: Building guidelines for FERC, eminent domain

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

I wonder what our founding fathers would say if we told them the federal government allows private businesses to take land from owners under certain circumstances with less than adequate compensation. I can’t imagine they would be too enthusiastic after penning the line “nor shall private property be … 0

Peterborough: Presidential hopeful Perry: ‘I’m prepared and healthy’

Monday, May 11, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Joel Huberman waited eagerly outside the Peterborough Diner Friday, rehearsing the question on campaign finance reform he hoped to ask presidential-hopeful Rick Perry. When Huberman, an Independent voter, asked his question in the back room at … 0