Residents have been working to clean up their own roadways in their local neighborhoods and down the state highways in anticipation of Earth Day today.

Region: Pitching in for Earth Day

Monday, April 21, 2014

The snowbanks are melting, receding from the roadsides and revealing the newly-budding grass. And a whole lot of trash that has been hidden under the snow all winter. But those driving along the local roads may be noticing this week that there are also a lot of the iconic blue bags that are associated with roadside litter pickup, as residents tackle the problem in honor of Earth Day, which is today. Bonnie and Baxter Harris were out on the roads on Saturday in Peterborough, cleaning a section of their own neighborhood. They, along with several of their neighbors, do an organized pickup every year around … 0

Roundup: Clough throws complete game

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The ConVal varsity baseball team beat Milford 3-2 in the 2014 opener. Senior hurler Ivon Clough threw a complete game, striking out 12 while walking one and giving up six hits. ConVal’s offense was led by Mathias Fressilli, senior, with two hits and two runs scored. Danny Allen, freshmen, had two hits and one run scored. Matt Davis, sophomore, had two hits and … 0

Peterborough/Lyndeborough: Annual roadside trash pickups

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Peterborough’s annual Earth Day roadside litter pick-up is April 18-22 this year. Families, neighbors, school, church and company teams typically adopt a section of road. About 80 of Peterborough’s 90 miles of roads have been officially adopted by volunteers committed to the annual spring pick-up. For a few non-neighborhood stretches along Routes 202 and 136, additional teams are needed. Contact Francie Von Mertens … 0

WLC: Voters OK $8.25M bond

Monday, March 10, 2014

Renovations to the Wilton and Lyndeborough’s two elementary schools is a reality after a narrow vote at Friday’s district meeting approved both a $8.25 million bond for the project, and to amend the district’s articles of agreement, making … 0

Wilton SElect Board: Economic development, preparedness

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Douglas Whitney Occupation: Disabled/volunteer with stipend ;Grand Secretary Grand Lodge of NH, Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Day-to-day office operations of a 501c8. Time living in town: 42 Years Previously elected offices; publicly none. Fraternally several. Other qualifications: … 0

Basketball: Tourney time

Monday, March 3, 2014

POSTSEASON CONTENDERS Conant boys Senior leadership key to Orioles’ state title hopes Conant’s been through it all before; will their experience pay off in the playoffs? For the Conant Orioles, this is business as usual. While most teams … 0

Letter: World could use more compassion

Monday, March 3, 2014

To the editor: Fortunately there are many altruistic people who are busy making various contributions to the well-being of humanity. However, there’s a sizeable population of folks who are greedy and mean-spirited and believe that “I’ve got mine, and screw everyone else.” The mean spirit also is reflected … 0

Lyndeborough: Making an impression

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Aaron Brown of Lyndeborough is best known for his large-scale metal sculptures. However, most of his sculpture work is at a scale that is difficult to display, so when the Hancock Town Library expressed interest in displaying his … 0

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Lyndeborough Wednesday, Feb. 12 Motor vehicle accident: At 7:48 p.m., police, assisted by the Greenfield Police Department, responded to a single car accident near 731 Forest Rd. Zachury P. Hutchinson, 31, of Mont Vernon, while driving a 2008 Toyota Tacoma, went off the road and hit a tree. … 0

Viewpoints: School consolidation means savings for all

Friday, February 14, 2014

Wilton and Lyndeborough voters have an important decision to make this March regarding the future of their elementary schools. The School Board is bringing an $8.25 million renovation/build project to the School District Meeting for voter consideration. The project addresses significant facilities needs at the Florence Rideout Elementary School with a renovation and new addition. The project also renovates Lyndeborough Central School to house … 0

editorial: After lawsuit, time to move ahead

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

It’s taken three years and a trip to Superior Court, but the town of Wilton is finally going to collect $141,494 that should have been charged to Lyndeborough taxpayers back in 2010. The error came about when the Department of Revenue Administration made a mistake in setting the … 0

Letter: Get involved in voting process

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

To the editor:  My name is Lee Mayhew and I am running for selectman of the Town of Lyndeborough.  I ask for consideration of your vote.  But more importantly, I ask that you vote at the polls by actually voting at Center Hall or by casting an absentee … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough: School Board wants options

Monday, February 24, 2014

LYNDEBOROUGH — After a short public hearing on Wednesday night about proposed amendments to the Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative School District’s Articles of Agreement, the amendments will appear on the ballot at this year’s district meeting. Passing the amendments will … 0