Hancock

ConVal: District proposes new digital device policy

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The multitude of digital devices now in the hands of young people has school officials and students split over whether the educational benefits outweigh the distractions. “It’s really tricky. I’m guilty. I use my phone in class pretty often,” said ConVal junior Beecher Clifton-Waite, who said it’s normal for students to use digital devices while in the classroom. Clifton-Waite, however, disagrees with controlling students’ use of phones. “It’s really the … 0

ConVal: Spanish Club team wins Iron Chef

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

South Meadow School hosted an Iron Chef competition last week, in which students competed to cook the best meals using surprise secret ingredients. The winning team was from the ConVal Spanish Club, featuring Morgain O’Connor, Astrid Kipka, Michelle Jarest and Eli Ladd. ConVal German Club and Great Brook Spanish Club also put in … 0

Rindge: Young fills his soul with history

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

A love for travel, education and his country has fueled Vernon Young’s 40-year adventure as a volunteer. After returning from Battleship Cove in Fall River, Massachusetts, on May 6, Young officially completed his 40th New England Heritage Tour, a four-day, three-night adventure program that he helped create and has volunteered with ever since. … 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 … 0

ConVal: Board suspends policy on cutoff

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

ANTRIM — The ConVal School Board temporarily suspended its own policy Tuesday to grant a waiver for a girl to enroll in kindergarten, even though she is three days younger than the cutoff date. “Her parents and teachers … 0

Little League: ConVal Mets knock off Orioles 9-2

Monday, May 18, 2015

The ConVal Mets defeated the ConVal Orioles by a score of 9 to 2 on Thursday at Moose Brook field in Hancock. The Mets’ offense was led by Ben Kriebel, who had two hits and scored two runs. Austin Knight and Owen Micheals each scored two runs. On … 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 … 0

Girls’ Lacrosse: Cougars win again

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The Lady Cougars overcame Oyster River (4-7) on Monday. “There were some lapses in focus,” said coach Derek Sorbello. “But we were able to regroup and get the win.” They won 15-10. Briana Jones and Autumn Cahoon each scored four goals. Midfielders Maddy Zimmermann, Sarah Kolk and Sam … 0

Baseball: Cougars fall to Sabers despite Allen’s homer

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

While ConVal lost to Souhegan Monday, shortstop Danny Allen smashed one out of the park. Allen’s home run accounted for the Cougars’ only run, as they lost 6-1. Isaac Blake pitched six strong innings, said coach Mike Marschok, … 0

Hancock: Yankee talk with Jud Hale at the library

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Author and long-time Yankee magazine editor and writer Judson Hale will be at the Hancock Town Library to share stories from his memoir “The Education of a Yankee” tonight, at 7 p.m. His memoir tells the story of the grand, eccentric, and occasionally tragic history of his very … 0

Peterborough: MacDowell gets $200,000 gift

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

An anonymous donors has given the MacDowell Colony $200,000 to fund an annual residency of up to two months at colony. The new fellowship honors literary agent Charlotte Sheedy and will be awarded to writers representing populations across racial and cultural boundaries. In announcing the Charlotte Sheedy Fellowship … 0

Boys’ Tennis: Cougars beat improved Milford squad

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The Cougars are prowling towards a better than .500 record after the boys’ squad beat Milford Monday. ConVal (6-6) won 6-3 over the Spartans (3-10). The team played well, Coach Mike Young said, and the Cougars needed that top notch play for a win. “ConVal had their second … 0

Girls’ Tennis: Cougars just miss big win

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

ConVal barely missed their second win this year Monday. The Cougars (1-10) fell 5-4 to Milford (3-11), Coach Greg Morris said in an email. Morris pinpointed the performance of several of his athletes as bright spots that sustained the Cougars. “Great wins were turned in by Maddie Pagano, … 0