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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

Peterborough: Riding for cancer awareness

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Jessica Nelson’s mother, Carol Heath, lost her nine-month fight with advanced colon cancer in July 2013. A month later, Nelson, a Peterborough resident, was on a run while she was visiting family in Wellfleet, Massachusetts. Suddenly, droves of cyclists rode past her. After her run, Nelson asked her aunt if she knew who … 0

Mascenic: Parents follow Senate review

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Parents with concerns about the state’s Common Core assessments are closely watching the Senate’s review of several bills that deal with the statewide test. Julie Lampinen of New Ipswich, one of several area parents who opposes Common Core standards and Smarter Balanced testing, said she has been focusing her hopes on several bills … 0

Baseball: Monadnock downs Mascenic on walkoff single

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Jason Moreau went toe-to-toe with one of the state’s best pitchers on Monday, but the Vikings could only muster one run in support and Monadnock won on an extra-innings walkoff. It was a contrast of styles between the … 0

Track and field: Athletes to watch at State meet

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The cream always rises to the top — and this championship season is no different. Taking place in the southwest corner of the state this year, in Jaffrey at Conant High School, there appears to be some great battles shaping up. Here is an overview of where some … 0

Milestones: Locals make WPI Dean’s List

Friday, May 22, 2015

The following local residents were among 1,166 students from Worcester Polytechnic Institute named to the university’s Dean’s List for academic excellence for the spring 2015 semester. Melissa Boule of Antrim, N.H., is a junior majoring in chemical engineering. Katie Brochu of Jaffrey, N.H., is a sophomore majoring in … 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 … 0

Milestones: Keene State College announces Dean’s List

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Students were honored for academic excellence in the spring 2015 semester. To qualify for the dean’s list, Keene State undergraduates must be enrolled in a degree program and must have completed a minimum of six credit hours in the semester, receiving no failing or incomplete grades. Students must … 0

ConVal: Starting nonprofit a ride

Monday, May 25, 2015

Beecher Clifton-Waite didn’t think it was right some of his friends couldn’t afford to ski or snowboard. Why are there charity organizations that provide food and shelter, he asked, but not something fun? “My passion is skiing. So … 0

Baseball: Conant beats Mascenic on whirlwind walkoff

Monday, May 25, 2015

Mascenic was sitting pretty after two innings at Humiston on Wednesday, up 6-0 on Conant after a big first and a bigger second. But Conant scrapped away, battled back and ultimately got it done in the end for … 0

Baseball: Vikes sweep WLC series

Monday, May 25, 2015

It took until late-May for Mascenic and WLC to play what had originally been scheduled as their first game of the season. Unfortunately for the Warriors, they played as if the early-season jitters had yet to be shaken … 0

Softball: Orioles take down Vikings

Monday, May 25, 2015

Mascenic may have upset rival WLC this week, but Conant was having none of the same on Wednesday when the Orioles hosted the Vikings. Conant never trailed in the game after Brianna Dionne walked and scored in the … 0

New Ipswich: Off to market, once again

Monday, May 25, 2015

With Beth Dunn-Somero at the helm, the New Ipswich Farmers Market will be back in action this summer. Dunn-Somero’s passion for local food has been without an outlet since the town’s market closed. But with the plethora of … 0