Eighth-grader Lei-Lani Finch is striving to become a professional ballerina. She hopes to move next year from Peterborough to New York City to study dance.

Peterborough: She’s on point

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Most eighth-grade students at South Meadow can’t wait to move onto high school, and experience their first relationships, learn to drive, and stay out late with friends. Not Lei-Lani Finch. “You can do more than that,” said the 13-year-old ballerina, who hopes to enroll in a dance academy in New York City sophomore year. “20 years from now, I want … 0

Peterborough: Well School’s Bobcat bill heads to Senate floor

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Thanks to some civic-minded, animal-loving fourth- and fifth-grade students at The Well School, the bobcat is one step closer to becoming the state wildcat. On April 16, the Senate Rules, Enrolled Bills and Internal Affairs Committee unanimously approved HB423, which students from the independent elementary school in Peterborough lobbied their legislators to draft. The Senate plans to address the bill on the floor, … 0

WLC: A wonderful world of music

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

WILTON — Students from Lyndeborough Central School performed in a concert for parents on Tuesday night, to a theme of “What a Wonderful World.” Students sang, used American Sign Language, played recorders and drums to perform songs celebrating the United States and the larger world, including the titular Louis Armstrong hit, “I Love … 0

Peterborough: Proposed business tax cuts debated in Concord

Monday, April 20, 2015

A Peterborough businessman traveled to Concord to urge the N.H. Senate to shuck two Republican-sponsored bills that would reduce the business profits tax and business expenses tax in the Granite State. Meanwhile, a Republican legislator is championing lower state business taxes as the way to attract and retain … 0

Lyndeborough: Two parcels eyed for conservation

Monday, April 20, 2015

Land conservation groups are working on protecting two treasured properties: the top of Rose Mountain and the Woodmont Orchard. Rose Mountain is “just one of those places,” said Chris Wells, the executive director of the Piscataquog Land Conservancy … 0

GIRLS’ TENNIS: WLC girls return to form on court

Monday, April 20, 2015

After tough losses against Littleton and rival Conant, the Wilton-Lyndeborough Warriors won easily Friday. The Warriors (2-3) marched to a 9-0 victory over Profile High School (0-3). The team had strong performances across the board, with No. 1 … 0

Baseball: WLC falls in first two games

Monday, April 20, 2015

Wilton-Lyndeborough started their season in a tough position, losing their first two games of the season. The Warriors lost their home opener against Sunapee Wednesday by a score of 11-10 to start the season. Against the Lakers, the Warriors took a 10-8 lead into the 5th inning, but … 0

Bill seeks to decrease drug overdose deaths

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

A proposed bill would grant limited immunity to people who call 911 to report a drug-related medical emergency. Reporting a drug- or alcohol-related medical emergency could soon give the caller limited immunity from drug-related charges in New Hampshire — an effort intended to encourage the calling of 911 … 0

Runners ready for Boston Marathon

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

John Singelais’s stomach was full of butterflies at the start of the Boston Marathon last year, on the first Patriot’s Day race since the deadly bombing. But once the starting pistol fired, and Singelais ran the 26.2 miles … 0

Lyndeborough: Poetry celebrated at Tarbell Library

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

April is National Poetry Month and J. A. Tarbell Library will celebrate by encouraging a month-long poetry celebration. Adults and children in the community are invited to write a poem or illustrate a favorite poem. Any poem or illustration that is submitted to the library by Sunday will … 0

A first look at the area baseball teams

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Conant baseball Coach: Josh Heaphy Last Year’s Record: 6-10 (missed playoffs) First Game: April 15 at Campbell First Home Game: April 17 vs. Brady After missing the playoffs just a year after the Orioles won the DIII state … 0

Boys' tennis: Warriors take down Orioles

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

WILTON — Both the Wilton-Lyndeborough and Conant teams came into Tuesday’s match facing challenges, but one came away with an easy victory. The Warriors (2-1) defeathered the Orioles (0-1), winning 9-0 and only losing three games the entire … 0

Peterborough: Music and poetry come together

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Alice Fogel – New Hampshire’s poet laureate – listened to Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Goldberg Variations” hundreds of times. She concentrated on the feelings and images the masterpiece evoked. Fogel is sharing the fruits of her labor in “Interval: … 0