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. “After all of these years, I still … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge /Mascenic / Wlc: DI teams back from Globals

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Six area teams got the opportunity to test their ingenuity and skills last week during the Destination Imagination Globals. Students were pitted against the cream of the crop from not only around the nation, but around the world. The contest was held at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville over several days last … 0

Peterborough: Riding for cancer awareness

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Jessica Nelson’s mother, Carol Heath, lost her nine-month fight with advanced colon cancer in July 2013. A month later, Nelson, a Peterborough resident, was on a run while she was visiting family in Wellfleet, Massachusetts. Suddenly, droves of cyclists rode past her. After her run, Nelson asked her aunt if she knew who … 0

Thanks you notes: ‘Knight of Talent’ a hit

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

To the editor: The Knights of Columbus Council 8544 from St. Patrick Parish in Jaffrey would like to thank all those who attended, participated in and supported our efforts to raise funds for local charities during our second annual “Knight of Talent” show. Because of the generosity shown … 0

Milestones: Locals make WPI Dean’s List

Friday, May 22, 2015

The following local residents were among 1,166 students from Worcester Polytechnic Institute named to the university’s Dean’s List for academic excellence for the spring 2015 semester. Melissa Boule of Antrim, N.H., is a junior majoring in chemical engineering. Katie Brochu of Jaffrey, N.H., is a sophomore majoring in … 0

Letters: Don’t trust others’ opinions

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

To the editor: In the May 19 paper, Benji Rosen reported on a presentation by Alison Weir to the Rotarians, where she was critical of U.S. support for Israel. Rosen informed readers that the Anti-Defamation League says Weir “...employs anti-Semitic imagery in portraying Israel’s influence over America.” Reporting … 0

Milestones: Keene State College announces Dean’s List

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Students were honored for academic excellence in the spring 2015 semester. To qualify for the dean’s list, Keene State undergraduates must be enrolled in a degree program and must have completed a minimum of six credit hours in the semester, receiving no failing or incomplete grades. Students must … 0

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 … 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 … 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 … 0

Baseball: Conant beats Mascenic on whirlwind walkoff

Monday, May 25, 2015

Mascenic was sitting pretty after two innings at Humiston on Wednesday, up 6-0 on Conant after a big first and a bigger second. But Conant scrapped away, battled back and ultimately got it done in the end for … 0

Softball: Orioles take down Vikings

Monday, May 25, 2015

Mascenic may have upset rival WLC this week, but Conant was having none of the same on Wednesday when the Orioles hosted the Vikings. Conant never trailed in the game after Brianna Dionne walked and scored in the … 0

Golf: Annual tourney seeks volunteers today

Thursday, May 21, 2015

The Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce is looking for dedicated individuals to join the 2015 Annual Golf Tournament Committee. The committee will be responsible for all aspects of putting together one of the Chamber’s largest fundraisers. This year’s tournament will be taking place at the Shattuck Golf Club … 0