Lyndeborough

Lyndeborough: ‘It just keeps on growing’

Monday, September 15, 2014

Over the top of Stew Ross’ porch spills the leafy green limbs of his Yellow Sungold cherry tomato plant. Within arm’s reach, green tomatoes are growing, and yellow buds are still sprouting in the mid-September morning. It wouldn’t be an uncommon sight for a backyard gardener — except for the fact that Ross’ porch is on the second floor, and the tomato plant is planted in the ground, 16 feet below. At 82 years old, Ross said he doesn’t have the ability to maintain and upkeep a big garden. But he is able to keep a small potted tomato plant on his porch, which he … 0

Jaffrey: Lyons wins Gilmore triathlon

Monday, September 15, 2014

Cool conditions and sunny weather greeted the triathletes Sunday morning for the first annual Gilmore Pond Triathlon. The cooler conditions and hilly course did not deter some strong performances however. The first athlete to arrive at the finish line was Reuben Lyons of Peterborough, taking the overall honors in 1 hour, 30 minutes, … 0

Wilton: Meal with local food

Monday, September 15, 2014

If there’s anything that brings people together, it’s food. And this month the Wilton Community Center has a great event for everyone who appreciates a high-quality meal and who wants to support the Community Center as well as local agriculture. In a departure from its regular schedule of potlucks on the last Saturday of the month, the Community Center Committee has announced a … 0

Softball: 3: It's a magic number

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

WLC’s three senior captains have been playing sports together since they were in the fifth grade, forming a tight-knit trio on and off the field. And while they played big roles in the Warriors’ 2012 state championship and … 0

WLC: Technology upgrades on the table

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

WILTON — The district has recently developed a plan to bring the district up to speed with technology, but at a cost that may be too steep, some School Board members said during a board meeting Tuesday. The … 0

WLC: ‘Set your course by the stars...’

Monday, June 9, 2014

WILTON — Forty-eight seniors from Wilton and Lyndeborough strode proudly across the stage in the high school’s gym Friday night during the Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative High School’s graduation ceremony. Principal Brian Bagley, addressing the graduates, urged them to challenge … 0

Court log: June 5, 2014

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Jaffrey police Matthew Nevers, 29, of Jaffrey, suspended registration, $336 with $150 suspended for 12 months on the condition of no further misdemeanors or felonies and no violations for serious matters; driving without a valid license, $286 with $100 suspended for 12 months on the condition of no … 0

Graduation:

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

During its 110th Commencement exercises on May 18, Clark University awarded 544 bachelor’s degrees, 472 master’s, and 24 doctoral degrees. The following local students received degrees: Lauren C. Cyr of Lyndeborough; Bachelor of Arts in history and English, Robert C. Meissner of Dublin; Bachelor of Arts in management, … 0

Viewpoint: What does it take to reinvent our educational system?

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Why do communities care so much about kids? It is not just because strong education systems attract well-educated parents — the entrepreneurs, employers and employees that drive the state’s economic engine and citizen government. It is not just because failing youth and their offspring drain social service resources … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough School District: Safety, training issues prompt sale of sawmill

Monday, June 2, 2014

WILTON — The Wilton-Lyndeborough School district has sold a full-size portable sawmill that was once used as part of its curriculum. During an April 29 meeting of the School Board, Superintendent Chris Tyrie notified the board that in order to keep the sawmill and to use it as … 0

Lyndeborough: Two charged in Nashua heroin sale

Monday, June 2, 2014

Two women, one from Lyndeborough and the other from Nashua, were both arrested on drug charges by Milford police last week, in connection with complaints brought forward by Nashua police. On May 2, at 2:49 p.m., Milford police … 0

Track and Field: Pushing for the state title

Monday, June 2, 2014

Local track and field standouts competed in their respective division championships on Saturday. The day of stiff competition led to many personal bests, with some athletes performing well enough to move on to next weekend’s state Meet of … 0

Roundup: CV boys tennis knocked out

Monday, June 2, 2014

On Thursday, the Orioles hosted the Sanborn Indians. Conant’s No. 1 Shannon Bennett dispatched her opponent with ease, winning 8-1. Beside her on the No. 2 court, sister Allina Bennett played a spirited match against her opposite number, … 0