Jaffrey-Rindge / Mascenic / WLC: DI teams back from Globals

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Six area teams got the opportunity to test their ingenuity and skills last week during the Destination Imagination Globals. Students were pitted against the cream of the crop from not only around the nation, but around the world. The contest was held at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville over several days last week. Global Finals included 17,000 attendees from … 0

Softball: WLC comeback falls short

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

WLC nearly took out No. 2 Sunapee Thursday, but the Lakers prevailed 8-7. WLC was up 3-0 early before a couple of costly errors opened the floodgates in the fourth. After a Warrior flurry, Sunapee scored in the sixth and the game went into the final frame with WLC down 8-4. The Warriors tied it in the top of the seventh, but the … 0

Letters: Don’t trust others’ opinions

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

To the editor: In the May 19 paper, Benji Rosen reported on a presentation by Alison Weir to the Rotarians, where she was critical of U.S. support for Israel. Rosen informed readers that the Anti-Defamation League says Weir “...employs anti-Semitic imagery in portraying Israel’s influence over America.” Reporting such a serious charge after the presentation is not helpful. Readers are just left wondering … 0

Baseball: WLC dominates Hinsdale at home

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

The Warriors only needed five innings to defeat Hinsdale on Monday, 14-3. Freshman Casey Lane was converted from catcher to pitcher for the game. Lane allowed two hits, struck out five and had two walks in four innings. “I can see Casey as our number two guy,” said … 0

Peterborough: Up, Up and Away

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s a puppet? Yes, the skies from Peterborough Elementary School to Grove Street will be full of puppets depicting the art of flight midday May 16. The theme of this year’s Children … 0

Editorial: It’s the loving thing to do

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

In 1976, the U.S. Supreme Court was asked to decide the case of Loving v. Virginia, a case in which a mixed race couple asked to be free to live in their home state without fear of arrest and imprisonment. The Supreme Court is once again facing a … 0

Wilton/Lyndeborough/Temple: Ambulance service work gets a reward

Monday, May 4, 2015

Good work is its own reward. But occasionally, it comes with a bonus. When the Wilton Ambulance crew transports a person to the hospital, that’s usually the end of the interaction. But recently, one of their patients, a contractor, came back to offer them a special kind of … 0

Hassan talks about plan to address drug issue

Monday, May 4, 2015

It’s an epidemic. That’s how Governor Maggie Hassan views the growing use of opioids. “Everywhere I go in the Granite State, people talk to me about the epidemic of substance abuse,” said Hassan in an interview with the … 0

Peterborough: Getting out and getting green

Monday, May 4, 2015

Grange No. 35 could not have chosen a better first day to hold Greenerborough entirely outdoors. The sun shone on Grove Street all day as the temperature hovered just above 70 degrees. Although Ron Lucas, one of the … 0

Charting new waters

Monday, May 4, 2015

With shrinking enrollments and revenue sources, New Hampshire Institute of Art faced the plight of many independent colleges in the recession, and Kate Lenahan was along for the ride. Lenahan earned her undergraduate degree from the Manchester-based college … 0

Parent Wise: Self-care for mom is currency for children

Friday, May 1, 2015

Mother’s Day is right around the corner. Cards and flowers are always nice, especially when your children have something to do with it. Or maybe that’s the day when your child doesn’t yell “You’re not my mother, and … 0

Dog Tales: The Matching Law: Use it to your advantage

Friday, May 1, 2015

Animal training is a science. No one argues that 2 + 2 = 4, yet dog trainers have so many ways to train dogs it’s an industry joke. Ask five dog trainers how to teach a dog to … 0

Softball: Warriors win tight one against upstart Vikings

Monday, May 4, 2015

There was nothing to be afraid of. The Mascenic Vikings softball team trekked with trepidation to Wilton oThursday to take on the Warriors, and perhaps with good reason. They’d be facing the defending DIV champions, never an easy … 0