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The ConVal baseball team lost to Sanborn 7-0 in the Division II preliminary round on Thursday, May 30, 2013.
(Staff photo by Tim Goodwin)

2014 BASEBALL PREVIEW: Baseball is back in the Monadnock region

Monday, April 14, 2014

The crack of the bat has already begun to ring out around the Monadnock region, as the high school baseball season kicked off last night. With Conant seeking to go back to back after a big title win last year and ConVal looking to ride their otherworldly starting pitcher Ivon Clough to the postseason, not to mention the young Mascenic … 0

Roundup: ConVal’s Hardwick takes first in girls discus

Monday, April 14, 2014

On Friday, the ConVal track team participated in their season opener at Souhegan High School. Four schools participated in the meet, Hollis-Brookline, Souhegan, Pelham and ConVal. ConVal had several top three finishes in a number of events. Leading the way on the girls team was co-captain Megan Hardwick with a strong first place … 0

Letter: Missing the point about corporations

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

To the editor: In the March 25 Ledger-Transcript Viewpoint about Citizens United, Bob DeMaura makes a good pitch regarding the rights of corporations. However he misses the critical point that Average Joe Citizens’ rights to fair representation have been trashed by all the big money, and thus big political power, now being unleashed by corporate America and the super rich. As I watch … 0

Lyndeborough: A friend in need

Monday, March 31, 2014

For Dan Taylor, it was a waiting game. His kidneys had been failing for more than a year. He was on the list for a kidney transplant, but was looking at a waiting list of three to five … 0

Region: Unemployment rate down in N.H.

Friday, March 28, 2014

The New England Information Office of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, or BLS, has released New England and state unemployment numbers for January 2014.  These data are supplied by the Local Area Unemployment Statistics program, which produces monthly and annual employment, unemployment, and labor force data for … 0

Editorial: Helping friends and strangers

Monday, March 31, 2014

As various types of transplant surgery have become more widespread in recent years, we’ve all heard of heartwarming cases where someone has donated a kidney or a lung in order to make life better for a close relative or a dear friend. But this week, we learned of … 0

Lyndeborough: Lyndeborough awards Post Cane

Monday, March 24, 2014

Lyndeborough selectmen awarded Lucy K. Schmidt, who will be 94 in June, with the town’s Boston Post Cane during Saturday’s town meeting. The Boston Post Cane is traditionally awarded to the town’s oldest citizen. … 0

Lyndeborough: Budget upped by $141K at meeting

Monday, March 17, 2014

LYNDEBOROUGH — All proposed warrant articles in Lyndeborough sailed through Town Meeting on Saturday, including an amended budget of $1,806,333. Select Board member Kevin Boette put forth an amendment to the budget to increase it by $141,494. The … 0

Lyndeborough: Tapping into maple season

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

LYNDEBOROUGH — Gov. Maggie Hassan tapped the Maple Guys’ first tree of the season at their sugar shack in Lyndeborough on Tuesday. … 0

Letter: WLC school bond isn’t that much

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

To the editor: I attended the Wilton school bond issue meeting Friday night. The issue passed by a razor thin margin, despite the fact that there was overwhelming evidence for its value for our community. I did a quick analysis of the numbers: $8 million over 30 years … 0

WLC: Voters OK $8.25M bond

Monday, March 10, 2014

Renovations to the Wilton and Lyndeborough’s two elementary schools is a reality after a narrow vote at Friday’s district meeting approved both a $8.25 million bond for the project, and to amend the district’s articles of agreement, making … 0

Wilton SElect Board: Economic development, preparedness

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Douglas Whitney Occupation: Disabled/volunteer with stipend ;Grand Secretary Grand Lodge of NH, Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Day-to-day office operations of a 501c8. Time living in town: 42 Years Previously elected offices; publicly none. Fraternally several. Other qualifications: … 0

Basketball: Tourney time

Monday, March 3, 2014

POSTSEASON CONTENDERS Conant boys Senior leadership key to Orioles’ state title hopes Conant’s been through it all before; will their experience pay off in the playoffs? For the Conant Orioles, this is business as usual. While most teams … 0