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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

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

Girls' tennis: No. 1 Conant girls end season undefeated

Monday, May 25, 2015

The Conant girls prevailed in their toughest match yet. The Orioles (13-0) held off Prospect Mountain (10-4) Wednesday for a 5-4 win. The team ultimately retained their No. 1 Division III seeding, but Conant was fiercely challenged, Coach Jody Baker said in an email. “Despite windy conditions and some close and competitive matches, … 0

Thank you notes: Roadside cleanup a great success

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

To the editor: Special thanks to all who participated in the Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce spring roadside clean-up. As usual, a great job was done by all! We always like to give the town of Jaffrey’s DPW employees kudos; they do a great job picking up our blue … 0

Editorial: To stop scammers, inform yourself

Monday, May 25, 2015

The person on the other end of the line knows your name, where you live and how much you owe on your electricity bill. They say you must pay up now, or else. It’s a familiar scam most of us have heard about. But somehow, when it’s us … 0

Jaffrey: Nail studio opens on Main Street

Friday, May 22, 2015

Heather Acorn celebrated the start of her new business, Dee’Lightful Nails, with a grand opening event on May 19. The business is located at 1 Main St., Suite 2, in downtown Jaffrey. Acorn began work as a nail technician eight years ago and is now launching her business … 0

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 … 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 … 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 … 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