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Peterborough: Fire hits recovery home

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Gary Carpenter of Peterborough dreamed of turning his apartment building in Keene into a sanctuary for veterans who are recovering addicts — complete with a dojo, and a classroom to offer nutrition, business development and anger management classes. Carpenter will have to put this dream — Warrior Addiction Support Home — on hold after a fire engulfed the barn and … 0

ML: FinCom: Restore aid cuts

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

In March, the N.H. House eliminated $300 million from the governor’s proposed budget, burdening municipalities with the associated costs. Since then, the public has held their breath, hoping the Senate would restore at least some of these cuts. The Senate Finance Committee announced Tuesday it recommends returning more aid to school district, like ConVal and Jaffrey-Rindge, and $5 million more in meals and … 0

Football: Mountaineers registration now open

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

As summer approaches, so does the beginning of the football season. Many associate football with autumn. However, practices begin in late July. The Monadnock Mountaineers Youth Football and Spirit Association has opened registration of players, cheerleaders, and coaches for the 2015 season. For over 20 years, the Monadnock Mountaineers has offered the opportunity for kids to learn the sports of football and cheerleading … 0

Mascenic: Hall of Fame noms due May 22

Monday, May 11, 2015

The Mascenic Athletic Hall of Fame is entering its third year, and it’s time to start selecting the next class to enter the Hall. Nominations can be submitted by email to Athletic Director Kevin Rines at krines@mascenic.org. The deadline for this year’s nominations is May 22. Please contact … 0

New Ipswich: Sounding the call

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — Atop a tool chest in the back of a pickup truck parked in front of the town office is an amplifier, set to play a recording of a 80,000-horsepower compressor station at a precise 98 … 0

Jaffrey: Brush fires plaguing the region

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Fire officials throughout the state are warning residents to be aware of their surroundings, after a number of brush fires have broken out in the past few days. The Jaffrey Fire Department responded to 111 Gilmore Pond Rd. … 0

Volleyball: Vikings improve to 5-1

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

The Vikings came out strong in their first game back from spring break, winning over John Stark in a 3-2 matchup. Throughout the match, Braden Somero made about half a dozen superhuman saves to keep the ball in play and give the team a chance to win. Jared … 0

Baseball: Junior Legion tryouts set for May 16

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Post 11 Junior Legion baseball tryouts are May 16 at 11 a.m. at Humiston Field in Jaffrey. This is a 17U team. At no time during the calendar year can a player turn 18. The team is primarily looking for pitchers and catchers but all are welcome to … 0

Peterborough: Up, Up and Away

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s a puppet? Yes, the skies from Peterborough Elementary School to Grove Street will be full of puppets depicting the art of flight midday May 16. The theme of this year’s Children … 0

SOFTBALL: Vikings bounce back to split doubleheader

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — After losing to Hopkinton in the first half of Tuesday’s doubleheader, Mascenic softball bounced back against Stevens aided by a key word: intensity. The Vikings fell to the Hawks 10-4, but beat the Cardinals 11-4. … 0

Baseball: Vikings win on walkoff bunt

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

If you only caught the first half of Mascenic’s game with Stevens Tuesday, you might have left scratching your head and wondering how the Vikings were undefeated to this point in the season. But if you were around … 0

Softball: Softball in full swing

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Youth softball was in full swing Saturday at Ecco Field in Peterborough. … 0


Monday, May 4, 2015

Elizabeth Tamulonis of Greenville was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at La Salle University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is a senior nursing major. … 0