Lyndeborough

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 know of to find the 1.5-year-old dog, including the services of Granite State Dog Recovery and Jamie Genereaux, a pet tracker from … 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. Carpenter will have to put this dream — Warrior Addiction Support Home — on hold … 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 aid to school district, like ConVal and Jaffrey-Rindge, and $5 million more in meals and … 0

Girls’ Tennis: WLC puts up fight

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Wilton lost narrowly to Moultonborough despite defaulting three matches. The Warriors (4-9) fell 5-4 to the Panthers (8-3). Player absences hampered the team, Coach Betsie Sullivan said in an email, as they were without players in the No. 5 singles, No. 6 singles and No. 3 doubles matches. … 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

Lyndeborough: Library holds book sale Sunday

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The annual book and bake sale will be held at the J.A. Tarbell Library on Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This year a gently-used jewelry and handbag sale will be added. For more information, call the library at 654-6790 or visit www.jatarbelllibrary.org. … 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

Peterborough: Rotarians hear critique of U.S. policy in Israel

Monday, May 18, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — In a talk given to Rotarians on Monday, Alison Weir blasted the U.S. media for showing bias towards Israel over Palestinians and the U.S. government for providing hundreds of millions in aid to Israel. Town Administrator … 0

First generation on the farm

Monday, May 18, 2015

Linda Estabrook doesn’t have a background in farming. But as she looks around and sees a vibrant, growing dedication to local food, it makes her want to get down in the dirt. “This is an area where you … 0

Men’s tennis: Bujak honored for stellar doubles play

Friday, May 15, 2015

After piecing together one of their most successful seasons in program history, the Elmira College men’s tennis team has more to celebrate. Elmira’s first doubles tandem of Satchal Waters, ‘16 and Keith Bujak, ‘15, of Lyndeborough, received Empire … 0

Track and Field: Banish, Bailey win big at Conant meet

Monday, May 18, 2015

JAFFREY — Conant’s Jordan Banish hadn’t been practicing long jump, but still found herself competing in the event at Thursday’s meet. Banish took a strong running start, stopped and dug her heels into the ground for a split … 0

Softball: Warriors keep winning; on 10-game streak

Monday, May 18, 2015

The Warriors are on a 10-game win streak and they couldn’t have done it without the heroics of catcher Ally Schwab. WLC hosted Portsmouth Christian Academy-Dover on Thursday afternoon; the Golden Eagles are the only team to have … 0