Wilton: Search is on for family’s lost dog

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

WILTON — One moment, the Ormistons’ dog, Teddy Bear, was on their porch while the family enjoyed a Sunday breakfast. The next, the Boxer/Border collie was gone. For 18 days since, the Ormistons have employed every resource they know of to find the 1.5-year-old dog, including the services of Granite State Dog Recovery and Jamie Genereaux, a pet tracker from … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Lending a helping hand

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Despite working in 100-plus degree weather, sleeping on wooden cots in a military barracks-like setting, and spending 11 days in a country where most spoke Spanish, Conant High School’s Interact club had the time of their lives on their recent service trip to Nicaragua. “I really enjoyed being a part of something that … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Memorial school names new head

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Kelly Marcotte, an educator from Newport, has been chosen as Rindge Memorial School’s next principal. Marcotte serves as a supervisor and curriculum coordinator for the Newport/Croydon School District. She will begin as the new principal of RMS on July 1. “I am excited to become a part of the school and the Rindge … 0

Jaffrey: Memorial walk to honor crash victim

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Donna Hautanen of Jaffrey has arranged a walk this weekend to memorialize her son Joseph, who was killed in a motor vehicle accident last November after being hit by an alleged drunk driver. The Joseph Hautanen 5K for … 0

Jaffrey: Utility scam targets business

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Innkeeper Max Mitchell was shocked when he was told he had one hour to pay Eversource $1,600 in overdue electric bills, to keep his electricity from being shut off. “They kept telling me I would have to send them a cashier’s check in order to pay my bill, … 0

Peterborough: Fire hits recovery home

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Gary Carpenter of Peterborough dreamed of turning his apartment building in Keene into a sanctuary for veterans who are recovering addicts — complete with a dojo, and a classroom to offer nutrition, business development and anger management classes. … 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

Jaffrey-Rindge: Middle school students learn about various careers

Friday, May 15, 2015

Seventh-graders at Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School recently met with 11 community members and businesspeople who visited the school to conduct short presentations on their careers and roles in the community. Chris Moore, a teacher who coordinates the district’s Building and Trades Program, explained the importance of safety in the … 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

Baseball: Errors costly for Conant

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Conant lost at home to Monadnock on Monday, 6-4. Committing six errors was a huge contributing factor to the loss. Garrett Poole had a strong performance on the mound, allowing one earned run on eight hits with six strikeouts, but still came away with the loss because of … 0

Jaffrey: New Ipswich artists represented in show

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

An exhibit of works by the New Ipswich Artists League, “New Ipswich Sampler,” will be on display in the first-floor Auditorium Gallery beginning May 29. League members showing their works are Steve Brosque, Roland Coates, Carol Culhane, Debra … 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: Young Orioles squad continues to struggle

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Conant lost three matches last week. The Orioles (0-11) were swept by Bow (7-6) on May 13, Monadnock (10-3) on Friday and Sanborn (2-11) on Monday. The team, all eighth-graders and freshmen, showed good sportsmanship, Coach Chris Whitney said in an email. Conant faced Prospect Mountain after press … 0