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Peterborough: Souhegan Lions hold annual meeting

Thursday, July 17, 2014

The Souhegan Lions Club, serving the towns of Greenville, Temple, New Ipswich and Mason, had their annual cookout at MacDowell Dam State Park on June 22. In addition to a fun outing for club members, the group also installed officers for the coming two years: Steve Nelson, president; Bill Moore, first vice president; Rick Miller, second vice president; Cookie Shahmehri, … 0

Greenville: ‘Songs of old New Hampshire’ offered

Monday, July 21, 2014

Jeff Warner will present “Songs of Old New Hampshire” at the Chamberlin Free Public Library on Wednesday, July 30, at 7 p.m. Drawing heavily on the repertoire of traditional singer Lena Bourne Fish (1873-1945) of Jaffrey and Temple, Warner offers the songs and stories that, in the words of Carl Sandburg, tell us “where we came from and what brought us along.” These … 0


Monday, July 14, 2014

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at The University of Maine at Orono: Amber Makela of Lyndeborough and Tyler Savoie of Greenville. To make the list students must complete 12 or more credit hours in the semester and earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. … 0

Viewpoint: Why setting down roots in the region makes sense

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Let me introduce myself. I’m Bruce Ruotsala from New Ipswich, and I was recently honored with the designation of valedictorian for Franklin Pierce University’s class of 2014. I attended public school in the Mascenic Regional School District for … 0

Mascenic School District: ‘It’s absolutely real life’

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

It’s not too often that you see a group of teenagers carefully comparing prices and examining the ingredients in the aisles of a grocery store. But during a recent trip to Shaw’s Supermarkets, that’s exactly what the students … 0

Mascenic School District: Board holds off on diploma change

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

GREENVILLE — Before approving a new graduation policy, the Mascenic Regional School Board will be seeking public opinion, both through a survey and a public forum. Top among the issues they’ll be seeking feedback on are whether or … 0

Mascenic School District: Krook rebuts MRI findings

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — The Mascenic School District has announced that, based on an internal controls review completed in October 2013 and an internal investigation of the business office, it will not be renewing the contract of Business Administrator Jenifer Krook. It will also not be releasing the final … 0

Court log: June 5, 2014

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Jaffrey police Matthew Nevers, 29, of Jaffrey, suspended registration, $336 with $150 suspended for 12 months on the condition of no further misdemeanors or felonies and no violations for serious matters; driving without a valid license, $286 with $100 suspended for 12 months on the condition of no … 0

Viewpoint: What does it take to reinvent our educational system?

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Why do communities care so much about kids? It is not just because strong education systems attract well-educated parents — the entrepreneurs, employers and employees that drive the state’s economic engine and citizen government. It is not just because failing youth and their offspring drain social service resources … 0

Mascenic School District: 2014 graduates turn out for Baccalaureate

Monday, June 2, 2014

RINDGE — About 30 students, along with their friends and family, turned out for the Mascenic Regional School District’s Baccalaureate Ceremony at the Cathedral of the Pines in Rindge on Sunday afternoon. … 0

Track and Field: Pushing for the state title

Monday, June 2, 2014

Local track and field standouts competed in their respective division championships on Saturday. The day of stiff competition led to many personal bests, with some athletes performing well enough to move on to next weekend’s state Meet of … 0

Roundup: CV boys tennis knocked out

Monday, June 2, 2014

On Thursday, the Orioles hosted the Sanborn Indians. Conant’s No. 1 Shannon Bennett dispatched her opponent with ease, winning 8-1. Beside her on the No. 2 court, sister Allina Bennett played a spirited match against her opposite number, … 0

Call for local riders to support biking for a cure

Thursday, May 29, 2014

“We are putting out the call for bike riders to join us, as we bike for a cure and travel the beautiful state of New Hampshire. For the last sixty years fire fighters have responded to the call for help to find a cure for neuromuscular diseases and … 0