Residents have been working to clean up their own roadways in their local neighborhoods and down the state highways in anticipation of Earth Day today.

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 this week that there are also a lot of the iconic blue bags that are associated with roadside litter pickup, as residents tackle the problem in honor of Earth Day, which is today. Bonnie and Baxter Harris were out on the roads on Saturday in Peterborough, cleaning a section of their own neighborhood. They, along with several of their neighbors, do an organized pickup every year around … 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, freshmen, had two hits and one run scored. Matt Davis, sophomore, had two hits and … 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 non-neighborhood stretches along Routes 202 and 136, additional teams are needed. Contact Francie Von Mertens … 0

Girls Basketball: Mascenic, WLC fall Tuesday

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

The WLC girls basketball team traveled to Sunapee Tuesday night. The Warriors lost to the Lakers 62-33 in what turned out to be a physical, loosely officiated game in front of a raucous Sunapee crowd that antagonized the WLC players all game long. “One of the most frustrating … 0

Lyndeborough: Artist’s studio open next two weekends

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Artist Aaron T. Brown of Lyndeborough will be "hand-pulling" prints at his open studio for the next two weekends. There will be a large selection of sculptures, prints and exquisite handmade wood puzzles for sale. Visit the studio … 0

Peterborough: Drumming for relief in the Philippines

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

PETERBOROUGH — Namory Keita of Lyndeborough will share high-energy drum music from Guinea, West Africa, during a fundraising benefit for disaster relief in the Philippines for the victims of the Typhoon Haiyan. The event will take place Saturday … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough: Technology proposal totals $161K

Monday, December 2, 2013

WILTON — In a joint meeting of the Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative School Board and Budget Committee, the boards got a first glance at this year’s budget. The School Board’s hope to put forward a warrant article to consolidate the … 0

Honor Roll: Lyndeborough Central School

Monday, December 2, 2013

First Trimester Grade 5 High honors: Sasha Lutz, Chloe Grace, Alex Tisa, Sean Tisa Honors: Ephram Ducharme, Jacob Greene, Natalie Houston, Jacob LeBlanc, Austin Longval, Noah Pineo Grade 4 High honors: Jackie Hayden, Ethan Smith, Sammi Grace Honors: Samantha Boette, Jack Snow … 0

Girls high school basketball preview: A look at Conant, ConVal, Mascenic and WLC's girls teams

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Conant: More questions than answers for Rosenfield Last year’s record: 17-1 (eliminated in playoff semifinals) Returning impact players: Junior Katie Chadbourne, senior Heather Bilodeau, junior Kelsey Martin, sophomore Sarah Gonsalves. Head coach: Dan Rosenfield (first season)  At this point in the … 0

Boys high school basketball preview: Orioles have the drive and talent to repeat as DIII champs

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Conant: Back to back? The Conant boys basketball team has been a machine for the better part of the past 15 years. The Orioles reeled off back-to-back championships in 2001-02 and then five straight from 2006-10, driven all … 0

LYNDEBOROUGH: Town Administrator still on medical leave

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

LYNDEBOROUGH — While Town Administrator Kate Thorndike remains on unpaid medical leave, Burton Reynolds will continue his part-time duties as acting town administrator during the upcoming budget season. Reynolds started working about 15 hours a week in May, shortly after Thorndike went on leave. He said Tuesday that … 0

Editorial: Send the gift that keeps on giving

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Options abound today as you kick off your holiday shopping spree. Maybe you’re heading out for a day with the masses at big-box retailers across the state. Or perhaps, you’re dusting off your best plaid sweater and you’re planning to stay local by taking a bite out of … 0

Letter: Clothing drive was a huge success

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

To the editor: The Greenville Lioness and Souhegan Lion Clubs would like to thank the many generous people who contributed articles to our recent Winter Clothing Drive. Thanks also to our collection points: Sacred Heart Church, Greenville Post Office, Mason Library, Temple Library, Nennies, TD Bank and Trustees’ … 0