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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 downed by Sanborn and Stevens

Monday, May 18, 2015

Wilton was beaten soundly by Sanborn and Stevens, but not without a top performance from No. 1 Madison Bacon. The Warriors (4-7) fell to the Indians (9-3), 8-1. Bacon won at No. 1, 8-0. WLC also lost to Stevens last Friday, 6-3. Sullivan said Bacon’s absence was key … 0

‘March Against Monsanto’ planned

Friday, May 15, 2015

On Saturday people in 38 countries across the globe will gather as part of a world-wide “March Against Monsanto.” In New Hampshire, marches will take place at the state house in Concord at 11 a.m., in Rochester in the center of town at 2 p.m., in Littleton in … 0

Boys’ Tennis: Warriors swept in week’s play

Monday, May 18, 2015

Wilton-Lyndeborough dropped three matches and continues to struggle with player absences. The Warriors (3-8) fell to Monadnock (9-2), Kearsarge (5-6) and Sanborn (2-11) last week; they were beaten by the Huskies 9-0, the Cougars 5-4 and the Indians, 6-3. The team has missed players for everything from academic … 0

VIEWPOINTs: Our dysfunctional relationship with alcohol

Monday, May 18, 2015

All Granite State citizens, including me, are very irresponsible drug pushers in that we collectively sell lots of alcohol, the liquid drug, both to in- and out-of-state folks, yet we do relatively little to prevent and treat problems that result. The mantra of any drug pusher is to … 0

Peterborough: Former Gov. Lynch to speak at forum

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Former New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch will be the speaker at the Walter Peterson Forum for Civil Discourse on June 9 in Bass Hall at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture in Peterborough. Since concluding a historic … 0

Baseball: WLC on four-game streak

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The Warriors are on the good side of .500 after winning their past two away games; they defeated Derryfield 12-7 on Thursday and Newmarket 9-3 on Monday. Drew Reid started against Derryfield, going 2.1 innings with five runs … 0

Girls’ Tennis: WLC splits week’s matches

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Wilton-Lyndeborough split two matches last week despite a depleted roster. The Warriors (3-6) defeated Pelham (1-7), but fell to Monadnock (5-3). The team continues to be challenged by roster troubles including the continued absence of Madison Crawford, Coach Betsie Sullivan said in an email, but still managed a … 0

Track and field: Some top finishes for WLC

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

WLC participated in two track meets last week with some impressive results. At Campbell last Tuesday: Samuel Bailey — 3rd in Boys Shot Put 34’11’’ Hans Kemmerer — 3rd in Boys High Jump with a height of 5’4’’ Kelsey Randlett — 2nd in Girls Javelin with a distance … 0

Boys’ Tennis: WLC loses matches to Pelham, Sanborn

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

WLC lost their last two matches to top state teams. The Warriors (3-6) were swept by Pelham (10-1), with only four players present Friday, according to coach John Williams. Pelham was a tough team even without the roster challenges, Williams added. “They’re good, they’re probably going to be … 0

Viewpoints: Town Meetings — gone but not forgotten?

Friday, May 1, 2015

Recently the town I live in did the unthinkable. At least it was unthinkable for some of us die-hard New Englanders. They voted to do away with Town Meetings. Yes, they walked into those voting booths and checked off the spot that put the proverbial kibosh on a … 0