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ConVal Junior Beecher Clifton-Waite started Live Free and Ski, a nonprofit that sponsors students who can't afford the sport otherwise.

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. The ConVal junior founded Live Free and … 0

Girls’ Tennis: WLC tops Interlakes in final game

Monday, May 25, 2015

Wilton-Lyndeborough beat Inter-Lakes 5-4 to end the season above .500. The Warriors (5-9) held off the Lakers (4-9) in a nail-biter They did so despite the absence of No. 1 Madison Bacon, Coach Betsie Sullivan said in an email. “We had to default No. 6 singles as well as third doubles from the get-go,” Sullivan said. “However, we won a match earlier in … 0

Baseball: Vikes sweep WLC series

Monday, May 25, 2015

It took until late-May for Mascenic and WLC to play what had originally been scheduled as their first game of the season. Unfortunately for the Warriors, they played as if the early-season jitters had yet to be shaken off. In a game eerily similar to Monday’s meeting, WLC was plagued by errors and … 0

Peterborough: Sentence in arson case is delayed

Monday, May 25, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Ex-firefighter Gregory Potter, who was found guilty of setting fire to five apartment buildings in a two-hour drunken spree, will have to wait to be sentenced. His hearing was postponed. Potter, 23, faces prison sentences of … 0


Monday, May 18, 2015

Two area students were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Jaimen Perez of Wilton was initiated at Auburn University, and Stefanos Taliadoros of Lyndeborough was initiated at Elon University. Membership is by … 0

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 … 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. … 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 … 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