The ConVal baseball team lost to Sanborn 7-0 in the Division II preliminary round on Thursday, May 30, 2013.
(Staff photo by Tim Goodwin)

2014 BASEBALL PREVIEW: Baseball is back in the Monadnock region

Monday, April 14, 2014

The crack of the bat has already begun to ring out around the Monadnock region, as the high school baseball season kicked off last night. With Conant seeking to go back to back after a big title win last year and ConVal looking to ride their otherworldly starting pitcher Ivon Clough to the postseason, not to mention the young Mascenic … 0

Roundup: ConVal’s Hardwick takes first in girls discus

Monday, April 14, 2014

On Friday, the ConVal track team participated in their season opener at Souhegan High School. Four schools participated in the meet, Hollis-Brookline, Souhegan, Pelham and ConVal. ConVal had several top three finishes in a number of events. Leading the way on the girls team was co-captain Megan Hardwick with a strong first place … 0

Letter: Missing the point about corporations

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

To the editor: In the March 25 Ledger-Transcript Viewpoint about Citizens United, Bob DeMaura makes a good pitch regarding the rights of corporations. However he misses the critical point that Average Joe Citizens’ rights to fair representation have been trashed by all the big money, and thus big political power, now being unleashed by corporate America and the super rich. As I watch … 0

Girls basketball: WLC falls again to rival Sunapee Lakers

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

In the first game of the season, the scrappy Warriors traveled to Sunapee, only to fall behind quickly and never recover, the merciless Lakers crowd hounding them all the way down to the buzzer in the 62-33 loss. … 0

Lyndeborough: Department adds two Peterborough officers

Monday, February 3, 2014

LYNDEBOROUGH — Police Chief Rance Deware hired two additional part-time police officers last week, adding Richard Sprankle and Michael Chapdelaine, who also work for the Peterborough Police Department, to the town’s roster. Sprankle has been hired as a part-time sergeant and Chapdelaine as a part-time patrol officer. Sprankle, … 0

LYNDEBOROUGH: WLC official touts consolidation plan

Monday, February 3, 2014

LYNDEBOROUGH — A plan to move Lyndeborough elementary school students to a renovated Florence Rideout Elementary School in Wilton should give students more options, School Superintendent Christine Tyrie told Select Board members on Wednesday. “With the reconfiguration, Lyndeborough students will get a gym, an adequate library and cafeteria,” … 0

Jaffrey: Arts auction goes deep

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Going, going, gone! Each year, the region’s art lovers gather to either make their quiet, hopeful bids at the Monadnock Arts silent auction, or don the black tie and gown, raise their paddles, and bid on a little … 0

Viewpoint: It’s difficult to measure drug abuse

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

During my 37 years as an alcohol/drug counselor, marijuana has remained controversial. In recent years medical marijuana has gained acceptance. And now the N.H. Legislature is debating recreational pot use. Certainly if I were the typical social user of pot who used the drug in a problem-free appropriate … 0

Lyndeborough/Wilton: Wilton man sees burglary charge

Monday, January 27, 2014

A Wilton man was indicted this month on a felony burglary charge, after he allegedly stole equipment, including an arc welder and a power hydraulic lift, from an auto body shop in Lyndeborough. Michael Flagg, 57, of Wilton was arrested by Lyndeborough and Greenfield police in Greenfield in … 0


Monday, January 13, 2014

Each wedding is unique. Every wedding has meaning. But some couples draw from shared or individual histories and culture to give their special day a deeper meaning. Some decide to integrate their talents, as one Hancock groom who … 0

Boys basketball: Warriors lose tough match with Epping

Monday, January 13, 2014

The WLC boys basketball team had a shot at redemption Friday night when they squared off against the Epping Blue Devils for the second time this season. In their first matchup on Dec. 20, the Warriors were outscored … 0

Viewpoint: Medicaid expansion makes financial sense

Monday, January 13, 2014

As a newly elected state legislator, I soon realized that many of my colleagues could not project long-term goals. Many in the Legislature seem unwilling to address basic issues to make New Hampshire and, specifically, the Monadnock region … 0

Real Estate Q&A: Taking a look at residential market

Monday, January 13, 2014

How would you define the current real estate market? Cathy Cambal-Hayward: It continues to be a challenging market for our sellers and wonderful opportunities for buyers across the board — from the first time home buyer to the … 0