Lyndeborough

Cross-country: LaBrie leads the way for Boynton at middle school race

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

On a dark and overcast day that both threatened rain and breaks of sun, 2900 middle school cross country athletes took to the trails of Londonderry to contest the 41st New Hampshire Middle School cross country championships. The championships offer 8th, 7th and 5th/6th non scoring races for both genders along with the Large and Small school championship races. Locally, Boynton of New Ipswich had a big day, with the girl’s team finishing third in the small school division and the boys finishing fourth. Jaffrey-Rindge middle school ran a full boys’ team but only had individuals in the girl’s race. Like Jaffrey-Rindge, the Well School … 0

Backyard Birder: Notes from the (hawk) watch: The daily account is more than numbers

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Last November, as the fall hawkwatch season up on Pack Monadnock came to an end, my Backyard Birder column was mostly excerpts from Hawkwatcher Henry’s daily reports. Each day’s count is submitted to a continent-wide network of hawkwatches, accompanied by a narrative that typically describes weather conditions and not much more. Not so … 0

Viewpoint: Disenchanted with the Republican Party

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

As an independent voter, I’ve become increasingly disenchanted with the direction of the Republican agenda. Scapegoating government — now especially Obamacare — dismantling regulations, and cutting taxes for the rich are failed policies. I’ve been a lifelong business owner and general fan of our free enterprise system. However, there are areas where government generally does a better job, such as providing fire/rescue services, … 0

Letter: Media is no longer a service

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

To the editor: I participated with my family at the NYC People’s Climate March on Sept. 21. Despite the massive turnout and visible participation of key politicians and world leaders, there was very little media coverage. The main topics in the media of that day were the “NFL … 0

Editorial: A call to action on the heroin problem

Monday, October 6, 2014

“Heroin — ‘This problem is here’” was a headline on last Thursday’s front page. For some of us, that was news. For others, it wasn’t. Ron Smith lost his son to a heroin overdose more than two years ago. Today, he tells his story. We know others in … 0

Market Basket: An extraordinary story of employee support

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

First, some background: DeMoulas Super Markets, Inc., under the trade name Market Basket, is a chain of 71 supermarkets in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts, with headquarters in Tewksbury, Mass. From 1990 through late August 2014, the company was the center of controversy as the families of cousins … 0

Lyndeborough: Welding accident leads to wood processor fire

Monday, September 22, 2014

LYNDEBOROUGH — An attempted machinery repair resulted in a fire at 649 Forest Road on Friday morning. At approximately 11:40 a.m. Donald Nadeau, who owns a residence on Forest Road and is the owner of Nadeau Logging, was attempting to weld a large wood processor when it caught … 0

Lyndeborough: Telescopes available for Thursday skywatch

Sunday, September 21, 2014

The N.H. Astronomical Society will return with the telescopes this Thursday for a 7:30 p.m. outdoor sky watch, due to clouds last Thursday. Meet in the field behind Citizens’ Hall. Steve Rand from NHAS gave an overview of what should be seen on a September evening, as well … 0

Lyndeborough: ‘It just keeps on growing’

Monday, September 15, 2014

Over the top of Stew Ross’ porch spills the leafy green limbs of his Yellow Sungold cherry tomato plant. Within arm’s reach, green tomatoes are growing, and yellow buds are still sprouting in the mid-September morning. It wouldn’t … 1

Jaffrey: Lyons wins Gilmore triathlon

Monday, September 15, 2014

Cool conditions and sunny weather greeted the triathletes Sunday morning for the first annual Gilmore Pond Triathlon. The cooler conditions and hilly course did not deter some strong performances however. The first athlete to arrive at the finish … 0

Wilton: Meal with local food

Monday, September 15, 2014

If there’s anything that brings people together, it’s food. And this month the Wilton Community Center has a great event for everyone who appreciates a high-quality meal and who wants to support the Community Center as well as local agriculture. In a departure from its regular schedule of … 0

Primary results are in, as region readies for General Election

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Democrats Peter Leishman, the incumbent, and Ivy Vann of Peterborough have won the primary for two state representative seats in Hillsborough District 24, which includes Peterborough, edging out fellow Democratic candidate Kath Allen. Gary Carpenter of Peterborough has … 0

Roundup: ConVal boys stay undefeated after home win

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

ConVal boys soccer The Cougars faced Monadnock in ConVal’s first home game of the season on Tuesday afternoon. The game was 0-0 at half; 4:12 into the second half, Nate Sullivan scored on a feed from Ian Szep … 0