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Tyler LeBlanc, a member of ConVal High School's bass fishing team, shows School Board members some of the equipment used by the team.

Conval: Bass fishing club takes steps towards team status

Monday, July 21, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Last October, ConVal’s bass fishing team concluded its first season on the water by finishing fifth overall and first in the smallmouth bass category at the NHIAA championship on Lake Winnisquam. Now the team, which competed as a club last year, wants to start the process toward becoming an official team sport at ConVal. “What we need is … 0

ConVal: Paraprofessional job, iPads and Chromebooks restored

Monday, July 21, 2014

ConVal High School students will be getting additional iPad computers next year after all, following a recent School Board decision to restore funding that had been cut after voters rejected the district’s budget proposal in March. Because of larger than anticipated savings in the School District’s health insurance costs, board members at their June 17 meeting agreed to spend $129,000 for both iPad … 0

Real estate: Q&A: What’s the word on the real estate market?

Thursday, July 17, 2014

In the years since the recession hit, the real estate market has been a concern just about everywhere, both in terms of sales and median home prices. But two local Realtors say they’re beginning to see a turnaround this year. But first, some background. According to the N.H. Association of Realtors, the median … 0

Viewpoint: Poetry, poetry, everywhere in the Monadnocks

Thursday, June 26, 2014

A couple of headlines in The New York Times caught my attention recently: “Statisticians 10, Poets, 0” read the first with a subhead, “Words take a backseat to spreadsheets and metrics as more aspects of life become quantifiable … 0

Hancock Police Log: July 15, 2014

Monday, July 14, 2014

Hancock Thursday, June 26 Accident report: At 9:30 p.m., a driver reported that he had seen a car hit a deer on Route 202 near the intersection with Route 123. The car that hit the deer was driven away and police were not able to get a description. … 0

Letter: Gas tax makes sense to me

Friday, July 11, 2014

To the editor: The recently enacted gas tax is an example of good common-sense legislation. New Hampshire roads and bridges need attention, whether it is I-93 to attract business and tourism or smaller roads to save on wear and tear on our cars. The 4-cent tax increase in … 0

Letter: A big thanks for the big day

Friday, July 11, 2014

To the editor: The Fourth of July is a grand holiday for our country. The spirit of community was unmistakable at Hancock’s Independence Day celebration this year. The reading of the Declaration of Independence, the ice cream social, the music performance on the Commons and a spectacular fireworks … 0

Monday, July 14, 2014

Antrim Thursday, July 10 Motor vehicle stop: Antrim Police were performing stationary radar on Keene Road, when police say a black 2013 GMC pickup truck pulled out and passed a car traveling east. The car that the pickup passed was traveling 51 mph, according to police. The truck … 0

Hancock: Cookbook celebrates French comfort foods

Friday, July 11, 2014

Food journalist, cooking instructor and food blogger Hillary Davis of Hancock has written a new cookbook, “French Comfort Food,” to be released Aug. 1 by Gibbs Smith Publishers. She is also the author of “Cuisine Nicoise: Sun-Kissed Cooking … 0

Hancock: Republican Committee hosts Scott Brown

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

U.S. Primary Senatorial candidate Scott Brown, Hillsborough County Commissioner candidate Carol Holden and Hillsborough County Attorney candidate Dennis Hogan are scheduled speakers at the Hancock Republican Town Committee meeting on July 20 at 4 p.m., in the Daniels Room at the Hancock Library. This is a collaborative effort … 0

Viewpoint: Expressions of generosity aplenty at food pantry

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

The Peterborough Food Pantry has been a service organization in town since 1995. That’s a long time for a nonprofit. Lots of factors determine our success; things like reliable volunteers, providing good service, accessible space and, very importantly, … 0

Achievement: Achievement

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

The following students earned president’s scholarships at Keene State College: Blake Powell of Dublin and Sarah Heissenberger of Hancock. This scholarship recognizes first-year students who display high academic performance. Merit awards are determined from a review of the students’ application for admission to Keene State. … 0

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

antrim Wednesday, July 2 Arrest: Antrim police were parked on the shoulder of Keene Road using stationary radar when a black GMC 2001 Sonoma traveling east was observed moving at a high rate of speed. An Antrim officer received a read out from the radar of 67 mph, … 0