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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

Rindge: No yields in search for ‘spice’

Friday, September 5, 2014

Editor’s note: This article appears in the Sept. 6 edition of the Concord Monitor. In recent weeks, Rep. Susan Emerson of Rindge has trekked around to dozens of stores in her community and nearby towns in search of “spice,” or the synthetic marijuana substance that prompted Gov. Maggie … 0

Letter: School choice good for families

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

To the editor: Late last month, the N.H. Supreme Court upheld our state’s School Choice Law. This law encourages businesses to provide scholarship funding to low-income families so that they can send their kids to the schools that best fit their learning needs, or to help cover the … 0

Garcia has passion and compassion

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

There’s no such thing as a sure thing in politics. No matter how the polls are reading or for whom the pundits are guaranteeing victory, there’s nothing set in stone until Election Day. In New Hampshire this election cycle, we think the best example of a race where … 0

Roundup: ConVal boys top Goffstown

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

ConVal boys soccer ConVal held off a tough Goffstown team with an overall strong team effort. Noah Bell made some huge saves in the first half to keep ConVal in the game. Score was 0-0 at the half. … 0

Business: Real estate transfers

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Antrim No address given; land and building; $75,000; Jeffrey Granger et al. to Sarah W. Edwards Revocable Trust 1997. 65 Winklemans Point; land and building; $321,400; Scott A. and Elaine M. Greenwood to Oshaughnessy Family Trust. 18 South Holt Hill Road; land and building; $106,000; Abigail M. Fuller … 0

Viewpoint: Let’s review buffer zone facts

Friday, August 22, 2014

Jon Manley’s letter last week explained why he continues to favor the New Hampshire buffer zone law, in spite of the fact that a similar Massachusetts law was unanimously struck down by the Supreme Court. While Jon’s letter … 0

Lyndeborough: Select Board adopts snow removal ordinance to help keep roads clear and safe

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

LYNDEBOROUGH — The Select Board is putting the weight of a town ordinance behind an effort to keep town roadways clear and safe for winter snowplowing. During its Aug. 20 meeting, the board voted to establish an ordinance that could result in fines of up to $1,000 for … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough: Board concerned about consolidation costs

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

LYNDEBOROUGH — Select Board members are concerned that emerging costs of an addition and renovations to the district’s two elementary schools could mean an impact to the town’s tax rate, despite initial promises that the breakdown of the bond payment would result in a flat rate for Lydeborough. … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough: School construction zone

Monday, August 25, 2014

WILTON — One look at the Florence Rideout Elementary School from the outside, and it is obvious that construction of the school’s new addition is well underway. To one side, there’s a parking lot that has never been … 0

Football: Granite State Panthers seeking new players

Monday, August 25, 2014

The Granite State Panthers High School football team is hoping to recruit more players for this season. The Panthers are an independent High School team that has players from New Ipswich, Rindge, Jaffrey, Wilton and Lyndeborough. They are looking for ninth through twelfth grade boys who have an … 0