Baseball: Monadnock Babe Ruth signups open

Friday, March 20, 2015

The 2015 Babe Ruth 13 to 15-year-old draft will be held on April 25 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Humiston Field in Jaffrey. This will be a combined draft/sign up for all eligible players from the ConVal, Conant and Mascenic school districts. There will also be a noon meeting for the formation of a new board of directors. Anyone interested in a board position should attend. The cost is … 0

ml: Turning back

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Frozen fingers, tired thighs, heavy breathing, and a rumbling stomach. This is not the perfect recipe for skiing the backcountry. Fortunately, I recovered quickly, and relished turning through knee-high powder on my way down the Mount Washington Cog Railway. That Saturday tour was a reminder that I should manage my energy, and realize … 0

Letters: Smokers putting themselves at risk

Friday, March 13, 2015

To the editor: Many may not realize that this year the period from April 6 to April 10 is known as National Public Health Week. Each of these five days has an individual goal to be achieved, and as a whole, the week is intended to bring awareness to public health issues. There is a wide range of public health issues and some … 0

Lyndeborough police log: March 12, 2015

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Lyndeborough Wednesday, Feb. 25 Arrest: At 1 p.m., police arrested Christina Colburn, 35, of Lyndeborough and charged her with possession of a controlled or narcotic drug. She was released on $1,500 personal recognizance bail and issued a court date of March 17 at the 9th District Court, Milford. … 0

Viewpoint: Creating innovators: Why America’s education system is obsolete

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Having had the opportunity to teach physics, mathematics and space science at the secondary and collegiate levels during the 1960s and ’70s and found it to be a challenge, I then embarked on a career as a researcher. While teaching, I learned that to optimize the learning environment … 0

Wilton Lyndeborough: Extended day kindergarten OK’d

Monday, March 9, 2015

WILTON — After bandying the concept back and forth, the Wilton-Lyndeborough School District passed an article to create an extended day kindergarten program at its District Meeting on Friday night, along with most of the other articles on … 0

House wants to limit tanning

Monday, March 9, 2015

The State Legislature is mulling whether or not teens should be allowed to tan. Last week, HB 136, which would ban tanning for 14 to 17 year olds, was passed in the House, and now goes on to the Senate. New Hampshire is far from the first state … 0

Strike, bad weather spell losses for FairPoint

Monday, March 9, 2015

Editor’s note: This story appeared in the March 5 edition of the Concord Monitor. A four-month employee strike and terrible weather resulted in a tough fourth quarter for FairPoint Communications, according to the company’s annual earnings release. FairPoint, a leading communications provider in northern New England, lost $43.6 … 0

Boys’ basketball: WLC makes Final Four appearance at PSU

Monday, March 9, 2015

The Warriors continued their tremendous season on Friday afternoon by trouncing Colebrook 73-51. “We broke the game open early,” head coach Ken Garnham said. Likely DIV Player of the Year Jordan Litts put on another clinic, dropping 33 … 0

Lyndeborough: Kindergarten registration open now through April 17

Monday, March 9, 2015

Registration for incoming kindergartners will open on Tuesday, March 31, at Lyndeborough Central School. Students eligible for kindergarten in the fall must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 30, 2015. Open registration will begin on March 31 from 5 to 7 p.m. and continue daily from … 0

Letters: Addressing idea of female priests

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

To the editor: In the Feb. 26 Ledger-Transcript there were two articles about “the only female ordained Catholic priest in New Hampshire.” The articles contain information that needs clarification or correction. Those in attendance at Chabot’s talk at FPU were led to believe that she is indeed a … 0

Letter: Endorsement for water commission

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

To the editor: My name is Tom Schultz and I am the current chair of the Wilton Water Commission. I am writing today to offer my sincere recommendation of State Representative Frank Edelblut for the position of Wilton Water commissioner in the Wilton Town Election coming up on … 0

Viewpoint: 15 years later, Granny D’s walk for democracy continues

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Fifteen years ago this past Feb. 29, a 90-year-old woman with arthritis and emphysema completed an historic march on Washington, D.C. Her cause was as old, and as bold, as the republic she loved: restoring American self-governance so … 0