Peterborough: Green fest goes outside this year

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Greenerborough will be greener this year than ever before. For the first time in the festival’s eight-year history, it will held entirely outdoor, in front of the Town House and behind the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Although Grange #35 and the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce will be co-sponsors of the event, the Chamber will not organize any … 0

Baseball: Opening day for Bordertown

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The Bordertown baseball league had its opening day on Saturday, featuring players from tee-ball to Little League from Greenville and New Ipswich. … 0

Mason: High school grads eligible for $500 award

Monday, April 20, 2015

The Souhegan Lions Club will present at least one $500 Citizenship Award to a 2015 graduating high school senior from Temple, New Ipswich, Greenville, or Mason. The application deadline is May 18. For more information, contact Brenda Salmonson at 924-2288 or … 0

Track and field: Haigh, Movsessian, Allen take firsts

Monday, April 27, 2015

Mascenic dominated their home track and field meet Saturday morning, braving blustery conditions that belied the late April date. Brier Haigh, Victoria Bostwick and Liana Scollans left their Hinsdale competition in the dust in the mile, finishing 1-2-3. … 0

Peterborough: The benefits of hiking

Monday, April 27, 2015

Whether it’s sunny or overcast, Craig and Janet Altobello hike. On a misty April morning, the Peterborough couple hiked the paved road of Miller State Park. Janet listed the holistic benefits of hiking. “We hike for the exercise, … 0

Diagnosis 101: What is bone density loss, and what can be done about it?

Monday, April 27, 2015

The question: What is bone density loss, who is at risk, and what can be done about it? The expert: Wendy Walthers, radiology lead in mammography at Monadnock Community Hospital. Walthers does bone density loss screenings every day … 0

Softball: Vikings finally play, win in extra innings vs. Hillsboro

Monday, April 27, 2015

The lady Vikings got off to a shaky start in their first game of the season Wednesday, but ultimately settled into a rhythm to defeat Hillsboro-Deering in extra innings. Things started out rough for the Vikings, with the team giving up five runs in the first two innings, … 0

Bobcat’s Tail: Hanging in the balance: support for Fish and Game

Friday, April 24, 2015

While our streams and forests are springing to life, the Statehouse halls in Concord are stirring with conversations about New Hampshire’s commitment to wildlife. In the N.H. Senate, the House and the governor’s office, they’re talking about how … 0

Boys’ Volleyball: Mascenic tops Keene for season sweep

Monday, April 27, 2015

After sweeping Keene in this year’s previous matchup, Mascenic went into the game Wednesday confident and ultimately pulled out another win in a 3-1 game. The Vikings kept strong control in the first two sets of the game, leading coach Greg Smith to mix it up in the … 0

Peterborough: MCH ranks in top rural hospitals

Friday, April 24, 2015

Monadnock Community Hospital was recently named one of the iVantage Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in the U.S. “Monadnock Community Hospital is proud of the efforts of our physicians and staff who have contributed to our hospital achieving this designation,” said Cynthia McGuire, CEO and president. “At the … 0

Peterborough: She’s on point

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Most eighth-grade students at South Meadow can’t wait to move onto high school, and experience their first relationships, learn to drive, and stay out late with friends. Not Lei-Lani Finch. “You can do more than that,” said the … 1

Peterborough: Well School’s Bobcat bill heads to Senate floor

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Thanks to some civic-minded, animal-loving fourth- and fifth-grade students at The Well School, the bobcat is one step closer to becoming the state wildcat. On April 16, the Senate Rules, Enrolled Bills and Internal Affairs Committee unanimously approved HB423, which students from the independent elementary school in Peterborough … 0

Mascenic School District: Schools to see new leaders at the top

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Boynton Middle School and Mascenic Regional High School will see a change in leadership for the coming year. Boynton Principal Tom Starratt and Assistant Principal Louis “Chip” Mercurio and Mascenic Regional High School Assistant Principal Marlise Bryant will all retire at the end of the year. The district … 0