Greenville

Hancock: ‘Oh, the places you’ll go’

Monday, April 27, 2015

Two years ago, Mason Ellis was a ConVal senior who played hockey, did his homework, and hung out with friends. Last month, the Hancock native and lance corporal chased elephants away from his drinking water in the Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania, an East African country known for its vast savannas and mountainous regions. Mason was one of 16 Marines … 0

WLC/Jaffrey-Rindge/Mascenic: Destination: Knoxville for globals-bound teams

Monday, April 27, 2015

With state wins behind them, Destination Imagination teams must fundraise to send their teams to the global competition. Teams from Jaffrey-Rindge, Mascenic and Wilton-Lyndeborough all took first place or were selected as a wildcard to attend the global competition May 19-22. WLC has always made a point to support its Destination Imagination team, … 0

Peterborough: Stranded kayakers rescued

Monday, April 27, 2015

Firefighters rescued three ConVal students stranded on an island Thursday after their kayaks capsized in the frigid Contoocook River. Emily Garland, her younger sister, Madeline Garland and Elizabeth O’Rourke’s injuries were minor, and they declined medical treatment, said Fire Deputy Brian Wall. “It was mostly just embarrassing,” said Emily on Friday, laughing. “At … 0

Peterborough: Suspect in antique store theft identified

Monday, April 20, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — After releasing video surveillance Wednesday, police say they have identified a suspect wanted for the theft of doilies, pillows, hand towels and other products from Twin Elm Farm in February. Police are not identifying the suspect at this time, pending an arrest, said Chief Scott Guinard. … 0

Clinton visits Keene on first New Hampshire tour as candidate

Monday, April 20, 2015

KEENE — Hillary Rodham Clinton started off the New Hampshire campaign of her second presidential bid as the everywoman, hugging former mayor Patricia Russell inside a furniture factory, after Clinton lunched at Kristin’s Bistro & Bakery downtown. While … 0

Business: Municipal building projects see spring upswing

Monday, April 20, 2015

Spring is the season for sunshine, flowers and, by the looks of things, commercial construction. Monadnock Community Hospital has begun a $1.5 million project, and completed a $1 million renovation. Divine Mercy Parish is steamrolling a $2.3 million … 0

Spice Cupboard: Treat yourself with sweet, smoky spice this spring

Friday, April 17, 2015

Well it is safe to say that spring has finally sprung. Windows are down, lawns are being cleared and the hens are busily laying eggs. It is that time of the year when the garden is ever so … 0

Peterborough: Proposed business tax cuts debated in Concord

Monday, April 20, 2015

A Peterborough businessman traveled to Concord to urge the N.H. Senate to shuck two Republican-sponsored bills that would reduce the business profits tax and business expenses tax in the Granite State. Meanwhile, a Republican legislator is championing lower state business taxes as the way to attract and retain … 0

Mascenic School District: DOE answers testing questions

Monday, April 20, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — Residents listened to a short presentation on Smarter Balanced testing, got a chance to take practice tests and had questions answered by district and state Department of Education officials on Thursday. Scott Mantie of the … 0

Temple: Souhegan Lions offer Citizenship Award

Friday, April 3, 2015

The Souhegan Lions Club is offering at least one $500 Citizenship Award to a 2015 graduating high school senior from Temple, New Ipswich, Greenville or Mason. Students do not need to attend a public high school to be eligible. Applications for the Citizenship Award will be reviewed on … 0

Boys’ Volleyball: Vikes off to undefeated start

Monday, April 20, 2015

The Vikings continued their strong opening season last week, netting two wins to bring their record up to 3-0. On Tuesday, the team took Londonderry at home in a 3-1 match, with final scores of 25-15, 24-26, 25-14 and 25-23. Coach Greg Smith noted that his team is … 0

Letters: Bear baiting out of step

Thursday, April 9, 2015

To the editor: I do not hunt and have no intention of doing so, but I am not opposed to responsible hunting. I have three hunters in my family who follow the rules and eat what they kill, which is far more humane than our current factory farming … 0

Bill seeks to decrease drug overdose deaths

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

A proposed bill would grant limited immunity to people who call 911 to report a drug-related medical emergency. Reporting a drug- or alcohol-related medical emergency could soon give the caller limited immunity from drug-related charges in New Hampshire — an effort intended to encourage the calling of 911 … 0