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Construction workers are busy laying groundwork for a three-story addition at Florence Rideout Elementary School. Construction will be ongoing throughout the school year and is set to conclude at the end of the 2015 summer.

Wilton-Lyndeborough: School construction zone

Monday, August 25, 2014

WILTON — One look at the Florence Rideout Elementary School from the outside, and it is obvious that construction of the school’s new addition is well underway. To one side, there’s a parking lot that has never been there before, offering 18 new parking spaces. Just beyond that, the ground is torn up, and construction crews are reinstalling playground equipment to prepare for the upcoming start of school, while others lay groundwork for a new walkway and sidewalk on the curb. On the side of the school’s 1895 wing, crews have already started to put in the foundation for what will eventually be a three-story … 0

Football: Granite State Panthers seeking new players

Monday, August 25, 2014

The Granite State Panthers High School football team is hoping to recruit more players for this season. The Panthers are an independent High School team that has players from New Ipswich, Rindge, Jaffrey, Wilton and Lyndeborough. They are looking for ninth through twelfth grade boys who have an interest in football. Eighth-graders can play if they make the age requirements. The team originated … 0

Baseball: New England Ravens tryouts set for Friday

Monday, August 25, 2014

The New England Ravens Baseball organization will hold tryouts on Friday at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge. The tryouts begin at 6:30 pm.; registration begins at 6 p.m. The program is under the direction of FPU Head Baseball Coach Jayson King. The Ravens offer AAU teams at 9-10-12-14-15/16 and 18U levels. Coaches include former Boston Red Sox draftee and current FPU assistant Coach … 0

Viewpoint: Shopping without Market Basket

Friday, August 22, 2014

For many years now, Market Basket has been my grocery store of choice for several reasons. First, their prices are always low, second the stores are always clean neat and orderly, and finally the employees become friends and are always friendly and exceptionally helpful. Alas, I think the … 0

PETERBOROUGH: MCH joining ACA fray

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Area residents who were interested in signing up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act this year had to make a choice. Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, the only insurance company offering plans through the Affordable Care Act marketplace, did not include Monadnock Community Hospital in … 0

Viewpoints: Scouting trip to Curacao changed my life

Thursday, August 14, 2014

The adventure is over, but the memories are sure to last a lifetime! My participation in the 15th Caribbean Jamboree in Curacao this summer was absolutely amazing. Let me start at the beginning. As one of 15 Boy … 0

Rindge: Political hopefuls bring their platforms to region

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Should New Hampshire reduce — or even eliminate — its business tax? How do we create more jobs for the people of the Granite State? What is the state of health care in New Hampshire? These were some … 0

Softball: Voodoo travel tryouts Aug. 23

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

The Central Mass Voodoo girls’ travel softball program has announced their tryout dates for the 2015 travel season. The CMV program is an AAU JR. Olympic Fastpitch Program that is open to girls between the ages of 9-19. We currently have very competitive teams at five age levels, … 0

Rindge: New England Ravens softball tryouts ongoing

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

The New England Ravens’ softball program is seeking players for the upcoming season. The teams are for 14U and 16U ASA/NSA travel programs for competitive softball players. Tryouts are at Franklin Pierce University, 40 University Drive, Rindge on Saturday from 11 a.m to 1 p.m., Aug. 19 from … 0

Letter: Score one for Yankee ingenuity

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

To the editor: Often we hear the stories of government projects gone awry, multiplying time and dollars to the taxpayers of New Hampshire. This is a different kind of story. A story of good old Yankee ingenuity, something we don’t see much of in an era of big … 0

New Ipswich / Peterborough: Locals indicted at Superior Court

Monday, July 28, 2014

Several locals were indicted this month by grand juries in Hillsborough County Superior Court on a variety of charges. Timothy Sullivan, 47, of Lyndeborough was indicted on two charges — first-degree assault, a Class A felony, and second-degree assault, a Class B felony. Sullivan allegedly assaulted a 41-year-old … 0

Letter: Candidate on his bid for N.H. Senate

Monday, July 28, 2014

To the editor: My name is Lee Nyquist and I want to represent you in the New Hampshire State Senate. I know I have the experience, the ability, and the values to be a passionate advocate for the people of this region and of this state. As a … 0

Album review: The Chatfield Phoenix offers up duality and emotion on latest release

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

“Nest of Bones,” the new album by Hancock/Peterborough duo The Chatfield Phoenix, is an exercise in duality. Seth Chatfield and Adam Phoenix play off each other perfectly, with a pair of acoustic guitars and vocal harmonies twisting and … 0