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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

New Ipswich: Singing out in spring

Monday, May 25, 2015

The 2015 Spring Concert was held in the Mascenic Regional High School auditorium Thursday night. It included performances by the MRHS choir, newly formed a capella group “The Sneaky Breathers” and the MRHS band. … 0

Peterborough: Sentence in arson case is delayed

Monday, May 25, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Ex-firefighter Gregory Potter, who was found guilty of setting fire to five apartment buildings in a two-hour drunken spree, will have to wait to be sentenced. His hearing was postponed. Potter, 23, faces prison sentences of … 0

New Wapack Trail Guide available

Monday, May 25, 2015

Want to hike a ridgeline that is so alluring Henry David Thoreau wrote about its beauty two centuries ago, yet so close and accessible that it’s an easy day trip? That would be the Wapack Trail, a 21-mile footpath that goes over 2,000-foot peaks, past bogs and streams, … 0

Letter: We stand and fall together

Thursday, May 21, 2015

To the editor: I moved to New Ipswich, New Hampshire, one year ago with the vision of retiring here, growing an organic farm, and in five years time opening a B&B in the home I live in. And then Kinder Morgan decided that my community was an ideal … 0

Wilton: Search is on for family’s lost dog

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

WILTON — One moment, the Ormistons’ dog, Teddy Bear, was on their porch while the family enjoyed a Sunday breakfast. The next, the Boxer/Border collie was gone. For 18 days since, the Ormistons have employed every resource they … 0

New Ipswich: Etching history

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Joe Farchaus likes to do things the old-fashioned way. In his small home studio, he turns out functional but beautiful pieces of pewter work. And while he has the advantage of mechanical tools, many of his products are … 0

Peterborough: Fire hits recovery home

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Gary Carpenter of Peterborough dreamed of turning his apartment building in Keene into a sanctuary for veterans who are recovering addicts — complete with a dojo, and a classroom to offer nutrition, business development and anger management classes. … 0

ML: FinCom: Restore aid cuts

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

In March, the N.H. House eliminated $300 million from the governor’s proposed budget, burdening municipalities with the associated costs. Since then, the public has held their breath, hoping the Senate would restore at least some of these cuts. The Senate Finance Committee announced Tuesday it recommends returning more … 0

Football: Mountaineers registration now open

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

As summer approaches, so does the beginning of the football season. Many associate football with autumn. However, practices begin in late July. The Monadnock Mountaineers Youth Football and Spirit Association has opened registration of players, cheerleaders, and coaches for the 2015 season. For over 20 years, the Monadnock … 0

Peterborough: MacDowell gets $200,000 gift

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

An anonymous donors has given the MacDowell Colony $200,000 to fund an annual residency of up to two months at colony. The new fellowship honors literary agent Charlotte Sheedy and will be awarded to writers representing populations across racial and cultural boundaries. In announcing the Charlotte Sheedy Fellowship … 0