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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: Conant wins on whirlwind walkoff

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

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

Jaffrey: Camera club meets tonight

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The Monadnock Camera Club will hold their monthly meeting at the Jaffrey Civic Center tonight, May 21, at 7 p.m. The Club will be viewing the digital pictorial circuit. Framed photos from previous exhibitions by Club members will be returned. The photo assignment for this month is plants. … 0

Jaffrey: Pipeline protest hike postponed

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

A hike up Mount Monadnock to show opposition to the proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline has been postponed. The hike, originally scheduled for June 6, will now be at a later date, which has yet to be determined, according to one of the event’s organizers, Betty Anders. The date … 0

Viewpoint: Putting the ‘grand’ in grandparenting

Friday, May 15, 2015

When I was first told I would be a grandmother, I must admit I had reservations. Grandparenting is for old people. Grandmothers wear their hair in a bun, wear sensible shoes that tie, and they have false teeth. I was not ready for that. I have since discovered … 0

Letters: Finding health care providers

Friday, May 15, 2015

To the editor: Lucy Nichols’ thoughtful letter of May 12 underscored the difficulty of selecting a new health care facility based on publicly available hospital performance data. Hospitals typically expend a great deal of energy ensuring that they perform well on required safety and quality measures. A major … 0