Lyndeborough

Cross-country: LaBrie leads the way for Boynton at middle school race

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

On a dark and overcast day that both threatened rain and breaks of sun, 2900 middle school cross country athletes took to the trails of Londonderry to contest the 41st New Hampshire Middle School cross country championships. The championships offer 8th, 7th and 5th/6th non scoring races for both genders along with the Large and Small school championship races. Locally, Boynton of New Ipswich had a big day, with the girl’s team finishing third in the small school division and the boys finishing fourth. Jaffrey-Rindge middle school ran a full boys’ team but only had individuals in the girl’s race. Like Jaffrey-Rindge, the Well School … 0

Backyard Birder: Notes from the (hawk) watch: The daily account is more than numbers

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Last November, as the fall hawkwatch season up on Pack Monadnock came to an end, my Backyard Birder column was mostly excerpts from Hawkwatcher Henry’s daily reports. Each day’s count is submitted to a continent-wide network of hawkwatches, accompanied by a narrative that typically describes weather conditions and not much more. Not so … 0

Viewpoint: Disenchanted with the Republican Party

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

As an independent voter, I’ve become increasingly disenchanted with the direction of the Republican agenda. Scapegoating government — now especially Obamacare — dismantling regulations, and cutting taxes for the rich are failed policies. I’ve been a lifelong business owner and general fan of our free enterprise system. However, there are areas where government generally does a better job, such as providing fire/rescue services, … 0

Letter: Candidate on his bid for N.H. Senate

Monday, July 28, 2014

To the editor: My name is Lee Nyquist and I want to represent you in the New Hampshire State Senate. I know I have the experience, the ability, and the values to be a passionate advocate for the people of this region and of this state. As a … 0

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 … 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 … 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 … 0

Editorial: Look to balance, in cost savings

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Every taxpayer is grateful when they have a governing body that is looking out for their best interests, both financially and when it comes to the level and quality of services provided to residents. The key is knowing what the balance is between the two. Sometimes the decision … 0

Graduation: Graduation

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Ryan Roy of Lyndeborough graduated from Goodwin College, East Hartford, Conn., on June 7. … 0

Graduation: Graduation

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Amanda Wight of Lyndeborough graduated from Emory College of Arts and Sciences of Emory University in Atlanta, Ga., May 12, earning a Bachelor of Science. … 0

Monday, July 7, 2014

Victoria Lorvig of Lyndeborough accepted a $2,500 Dunkin’ Donuts scholarship at an awards ceremony on June 10 for demonstrating a well-rounded character, positive academic record, leadership skills, commitment to her school and community, and experience in a work … 0

Wilton: A taste of summer’s bounty

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

WILTON — Residents from Wilton and surrounding towns turned out to buy produce and wares from the Wilton Farmer’s Market, held in the Main Street Park every Tuesday from 3 until 6 p.m. during the summer months. … 0

Achievement:

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Hannah Crosby of Lyndeborough was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of Hartford, Hartford, Conn. … 0