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Album review: The Chatfield Phoenix offers up duality and emotion on latest release

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

“Nest of Bones,” the new album by Hancock/Peterborough duo The Chatfield Phoenix, is an exercise in duality. Seth Chatfield and Adam Phoenix play off each other perfectly, with a pair of acoustic guitars and vocal harmonies twisting and fusing together to form one voice, at sometimes plaintive, at others rising in an animalian snarl. Role reversal plays a big part here, from the album art, the onstage persona and even the music itself. The title track finds the two trailing each other vocally, Phoenix nipping at Chatfield’s heels; the next track, “For the Birds,” flips that script in what may be the catchiest song about … 0

Achievement:

Monday, July 14, 2014

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at The University of Maine at Orono: Amber Makela of Lyndeborough and Tyler Savoie of Greenville. To make the list students must complete 12 or more credit hours in the semester and earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. … 0

Letter: Gas tax makes sense to me

Friday, July 11, 2014

To the editor: The recently enacted gas tax is an example of good common-sense legislation. New Hampshire roads and bridges need attention, whether it is I-93 to attract business and tourism or smaller roads to save on wear and tear on our cars. The 4-cent tax increase in a tax that has not been increased in over 20 years will cost me about … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough School District: Safety, training issues prompt sale of sawmill

Monday, June 2, 2014

WILTON — The Wilton-Lyndeborough School district has sold a full-size portable sawmill that was once used as part of its curriculum. During an April 29 meeting of the School Board, Superintendent Chris Tyrie notified the board that in order to keep the sawmill and to use it as … 0

Lyndeborough: Two charged in Nashua heroin sale

Monday, June 2, 2014

Two women, one from Lyndeborough and the other from Nashua, were both arrested on drug charges by Milford police last week, in connection with complaints brought forward by Nashua police. On May 2, at 2:49 p.m., Milford police … 0

Track and Field: Pushing for the state title

Monday, June 2, 2014

Local track and field standouts competed in their respective division championships on Saturday. The day of stiff competition led to many personal bests, with some athletes performing well enough to move on to next weekend’s state Meet of … 0

Roundup: CV boys tennis knocked out

Monday, June 2, 2014

On Thursday, the Orioles hosted the Sanborn Indians. Conant’s No. 1 Shannon Bennett dispatched her opponent with ease, winning 8-1. Beside her on the No. 2 court, sister Allina Bennett played a spirited match against her opposite number, … 0

Wilton: Ambulance honors members

Monday, June 2, 2014

Wilton Ambulance honored its members during an annual EMS Week Recognition Dinner on May 24. The dinner, held at the Steppingstone Lodge at Touchstone Farm in Temple, was held in honor of the service of the largely volunteer … 0

Call for local riders to support biking for a cure

Thursday, May 29, 2014

“We are putting out the call for bike riders to join us, as we bike for a cure and travel the beautiful state of New Hampshire. For the last sixty years fire fighters have responded to the call for help to find a cure for neuromuscular diseases and … 0

Softball: WLC takes a pair from Mascenic

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

After rain postponed both their first meetings of the season and their proposed makeup doubleheader, the WLC and Mascenic softball and baseball teams finally got a chance to play two in Wilton on Sunday. It was a beautiful … 0

Baseball: Mascenic sweeps WLC in doubleheader

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

After rain postponed both their first meetings of the season and their proposed makeup doubleheader, the WLC and Mascenic softball and baseball teams finally got a chance to play two in Wilton on Sunday. It was a beautiful … 0

Lyndeborough: Four artists’ exhibit open Saturday

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

“Culminations,” an exhibit at the Home Gallery, will be open on Saturday. Sculpture in steel and cast glass, oil paintings, hand-pulled prints, and functional art will be on display from 3 to 6 p.m. The work exhibited is by four family members: Aaron T. Brown’s large scale steel … 0

Milestones:

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Keene State College has announced the names of 1,091 students who are candidates for graduation this month with associate’s, bachelor’s, or master’s degrees. This year’s graduating class includes: Marriah Ingalls of Hancock, graduating with a BA (Cum Laude), Amanda McKernan of Peterborough, graduating with a BFA (Cum Laude), … 0