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Lyndeborough

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

Roundup: Conant baseball wins first game, ConVal girls lacrosse drops a pair

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Conant boys baseball defeated Hillsboro-Deering 9-6 on Monday. Josh Warner pitched four innings, allowing two unearned runs, while Garrett Poole closed the door with three solid innings of work. The Orioles collected 10 hits in the victory, their … 0

Milestone:

Monday, April 28, 2014

The following students were initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines: Hillary Lyon of Antrim and Ashley Riendeau of Lyndeborough, both initiated into Plymouth State University chapter. These studetns are among approximately 32,000 … 0

Roundup: CV baseball tops Hollis-Brookline

Monday, April 28, 2014

ConVal varsity baseball won 3-1 versus Hollis-Brookline on Wednesday. Ivon Clough pitched seven innings, giving up five hits, one run, and striking out nine. He also had an RBI triple in the 6th inning. Danny Allen had two … 0

Region: Pitching in for Earth Day

Monday, April 21, 2014

The snowbanks are melting, receding from the roadsides and revealing the newly-budding grass. And a whole lot of trash that has been hidden under the snow all winter. But those driving along the local roads may be noticing … 0

Roundup: Clough throws complete game

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The ConVal varsity baseball team beat Milford 3-2 in the 2014 opener. Senior hurler Ivon Clough threw a complete game, striking out 12 while walking one and giving up six hits. ConVal’s offense was led by Mathias Fressilli, senior, with two hits and two runs scored. Danny Allen, … 0

Peterborough/Lyndeborough: Annual roadside trash pickups

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Peterborough’s annual Earth Day roadside litter pick-up is April 18-22 this year. Families, neighbors, school, church and company teams typically adopt a section of road. About 80 of Peterborough’s 90 miles of roads have been officially adopted by volunteers committed to the annual spring pick-up. For a few … 0

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 … 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 … 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 … 0

Lyndeborough: A friend in need

Monday, March 31, 2014

For Dan Taylor, it was a waiting game. His kidneys had been failing for more than a year. He was on the list for a kidney transplant, but was looking at a waiting list of three to five … 0