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Peterborough: Carbon footprint Conversation March 10

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The Monadnock Center for History and Culture, in partnership with the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, presents a Community Conversation about Personal Options for Lowering Our Carbon Footprint, on March 10 at 7 p.m., in the Monadnock Center’s Bass Hall, in Peterborough. Energy is always in the news, and there is lots of information about big scale stuff: wind, solar, natural gas, etc. This conversation looks at our energy challenges on a more … 0

Peterborough: Gents bow, ladies know how

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The late Bob McQuillen of Peterborough was a longtime teacher at ConVal, as well as a larger-than-life figure in the contra dance world. He is known for his music, and for passing on his love of it to younger musicians. Yet, McQuillen also succeeded a line of contra dance legends in the Monadnock … 0

Roundup: Warriors lose battle of two top-four teams

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

WLC boys’ basketball The Warriors lost a battle with Epping on Tuesday night, 57-53. “It was nip and tuck all the way,” said Warriors coach Ken Garnham after the game. DIV Player of the Year candidate Jordan Litts dropped 21 points in the loss, outscored only by Epping Colby Wilson, who put in 24. The Epping win vaulted the Blue Devils up over … 0

THe Place to Go: 3-On-3 tourney returns March 20-22

Monday, February 16, 2015

The Place to Go’s twenty-second annual 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament will take place this year on March 20-22 at the Conval High School Gym. Current and former school players, recreational players, community members and businesses often enter the competition. … 0

SNOWMOBILING: Dubliners engage in epic trek

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

All winter, Kim Bergeron, Jaimie Kierstead, and Thomas Knight roused themselves out of bed at 4 a.m., and raced their snowmobiles at least 100 miles over snow, ice, rocks, tree stumps and asphalt, from Dublin to Bennington, and … 0

Jaffrey/Rindge: SnoMoles hold fundraiser Poker Run on Saturday

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The Monadnock SnoMoles are holding their annual Cookout and Poker Run this weekend. On Saturday, starting at 10 a.m., snowmobile riders can register for the Poker Run at 8 Hemlock Ave. in Rindge, on the backside of Lake Contoocook. Vehicles with trailers can park at the Contoocook Public … 0

Basketball: Vikes rock Hawks

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — The Mascenic Vikings beat the Hopkinton Hawks soundly on Tuesday night, 55-36. It was a win the Vikings sorely needed as the playoffs loom; the victory leapfrogged the Vikings over the Hawks in the DIII … 0

Roundup: Oriole girls thump Huskies, still undefeated on season

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Conant girls’ basketball Monadnock gave Conant a good game last time they played, with Conant winning 46-36 on Feb. 3. The rematch on Tuesday night, however, was a different matter altogether. Monadnock scored off the opening tip, and that was it for a while, as Conant reeled off … 0

Mascenic School District: Students honored

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Mascenic district students were awarded Student of the Month during the School Board meeting last week. Amelia McClain was awarded for Highbridge Hill Elementary School, Owen Krook for Boynton Middle School, and Jackson Whitehouse for Mascenic Regional High … 0

Baseball: Bordertown signups today

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

You wouldn’t know it from looking outside, but baseball is just around the corner. Signups for Bordertown Baseball (Greenville /New Ipswich) are today from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. All signups are being held at: Vanguard Manufacturing, 90 Temple Road, New … 0

Viewpoint: Future geopolitical impacts of U.S. in world economy

Friday, January 16, 2015

It is the consensus of leading political figures that the United States will exercise less power in the coming years in nearly every region of the globe. According to Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group, globalization will promote neither American values nor best practices. Although the U.S. is … 0

Letters: A good education is most important

Thursday, February 12, 2015

To the editor: Corinne Joly, a well-respected teacher at Mascenic Regional High School, you said it all. You stated what I wanted to, but with more tact and grace than I would have. I had no idea who Mr. Fionda was until this last letter you wrote; he … 0

Letters: Keep Mascenic strong and healthy

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

To the editor: The situation with the Mascenic school budget is serious. People need to consider what is important. Consider: $3 on coffee per day = $1,095 a year. Cigarettes: $300 a month = $3,600! Beer/liquor: $5 a day= $1,825 a year! Is it wise to save $500 … 0