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Dr. Doug Weiss is the doctor for the U18 and Men's Olympic Hockey Team.

Hockey: Team USA doctor travels world to heal athletes

Monday, May 25, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Our nation’s top athletes, Dr. Douglass Weiss will tell you, aren’t all that different from his other patients. Weiss, a physician at Monadnock Orthopedics, has served as the USA Hockey team doctor in various stints and at various levels since 2009; he recently returned from a trip to Lucerne, Switzerland for the U18 Men’s Hockey Tournament and to … 0

Viewpoint: Installation options for solar energy

Friday, May 8, 2015

The state of New Hampshire passed legislation encouraging the use of solar electric energy for nonprofit entities, such as towns and schools, with the cooperation of utility companies to allocate grid connections for transmission of projects that are generating electric power. A very noble idea to benefit the public generally, but not individual … 0

ConVal: Starting nonprofit a ride

Monday, May 25, 2015

Beecher Clifton-Waite didn’t think it was right some of his friends couldn’t afford to ski or snowboard. Why are there charity organizations that provide food and shelter, he asked, but not something fun? “My passion is skiing. So I came up with the idea — let’s create this organization,” said Clifton-Waite of Temple. … 0

Peterborough: College grad to explore love affair with wool

Monday, May 18, 2015

Imagine your early-20s self receiving a $30,000 grant to travel anywhere in the world for a year to find yourself. Come August, Annie Trowbridge won’t have to imagine. The Peterborough native and ConVal alumnus will be a Thomas … 0

Peterborough: Select Board promotes Rodney Bartlett to town administrator

Monday, May 18, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Who will replace longtime Town Administrator Pamela Brenner? The question has lingered since Brenner announced in December that she will retire on Oct. 26. The Select Board provided their answer at Wednesday’s Open Session. Director of … 0

Peterborough: Dunning awarded Gov. Peterson Medal

Monday, May 18, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Devotion. Integrity. Respect. These are some of the qualities the Select Board looks for in awarding the Gov. Walter Peterson Medal. They are also qualities Roland Patten said characterize former South Meadow School principal, Bronze Star … 0

Peterborough: Rotarians hear critique of U.S. policy in Israel

Monday, May 18, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — In a talk given to Rotarians on Monday, Alison Weir blasted the U.S. media for showing bias towards Israel over Palestinians and the U.S. government for providing hundreds of millions in aid to Israel. Town Administrator … 0

ConVal splits pair with Lebanon, Trinity

Monday, May 18, 2015

The ConVal boys’ tennis squad was swept by Lebanon, but recovered to beat Trinity the following day. The Cougars (5-6) fell to the Raider Birds (10-1) Wednesday, but then defeated the Pioneers (2-9) Thursday in a 5-4 nailbiter. The team performed well against Lebanon, said Coach Mike Young, … 0

ConVal: Students get dose of reality

Monday, May 18, 2015

Senior Danielle Sell grew up very aware of prosthetics. Her uncle and aunt both wear one. Sell dreams of becoming a prosthetic engineer. She interned at Microspec Corporation, is completing Advanced Placement calculus, and will study biomedical engineering … 0

Girls’ Lacrosse: ConVal wins against Pelham, Coe-Brown

Monday, May 18, 2015

Conval girls’ lacrosse won twice last week — against Pelham (4-6) Wednesday and Coe-Brown (2-9) Thursday. “It was a back and forth game that was tied late,” said coach Derek Sorbello about Wednesday’s win. “We were able to step up and score a couple of more and then … 0

‘March Against Monsanto’ planned

Friday, May 15, 2015

On Saturday people in 38 countries across the globe will gather as part of a world-wide “March Against Monsanto.” In New Hampshire, marches will take place at the state house in Concord at 11 a.m., in Rochester in the center of town at 2 p.m., in Littleton in … 0

Antrim: Two join Grapevine Board of Directors

Monday, May 18, 2015

Melissa Gallagher, Chair of The Grapevine Board of Directors, is pleased to announce two additions to the board, Rick Edmunds of Antrim and Matt Ferrisi of Hancock have joined The Grapevine Board of Directors. Edmunds has been serving the Antrim community for most of his life. he grew … 0

Hancock: Memorial Day being celebrated Monday

Monday, May 18, 2015

The Memorial Day parade will take place on Monday. The Rev. Betty French will offer prayers at the Pine Ridge and Norway Plain cemeteries. The parade will form at 1:30 p.m. at the Hancock Elementary School. All Hancock veterans are invited to participate. Parade transportation will be available … 0