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Halloween: Scary stories from local students

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Monadnock madness by Wolfgang Morlock of Rindge age 11 Applewild School Fitchburg, Mass. One day there were three kids.They were 11,12 and 13 year olds. When they were climbing up Mount Monadnock suddenly there was a crazy wind and the wind was howling. Then they looked and saw why - a helicopter was above them it was loud and it made them cold. Then the helicopter dropped something it landed … 0

New Ipswich: Paranormal talk at library Thursday

Monday, October 27, 2014

Shane Sirois, a paranormal expert, will be visiting the New Ipswich Library on Oct. 30, at 7 p.m. He will talk about the mechanics of the paranormal and how it works with an emphasis on haunts. Sirois wishes to simplify the paranormal experiences so that people can have a more clear understanding of them. He’ll be discussing various types of haunts, what enables … 0

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 … 0

New Ipswich: Giants tower over Vikings

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Although Mascenic’s girls field hockey team showed flashes of strong play, they couldn’t keep answering Bishop Brady on Tuesday. The Vikings lost 4-1 to Brady of Concord. Following their loss, Mascenic’s coach, Selena Shaw, said the team played … 0

Roundup: ConVal boys stay undefeated after home win

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

ConVal boys soccer The Cougars faced Monadnock in ConVal’s first home game of the season on Tuesday afternoon. The game was 0-0 at half; 4:12 into the second half, Nate Sullivan scored on a feed from Ian Szep … 0

Rindge: No yields in search for ‘spice’

Friday, September 5, 2014

Editor’s note: This article appears in the Sept. 6 edition of the Concord Monitor. In recent weeks, Rep. Susan Emerson of Rindge has trekked around to dozens of stores in her community and nearby towns in search of “spice,” or the synthetic marijuana substance that prompted Gov. Maggie … 0

New Ipswich: Puppy alerts family to fire

Monday, September 8, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — A 3-month-old puppy perished in an early morning home fire at 5 Ashby Rd. on Monday, but not before alerting homeowners to the emergency. The one-story home is owned by Mark and Kim Paris, who … 0

Jaffrey/New Ipswich: Man sentenced in 2013 theft

Monday, September 8, 2014

A former Jaffrey man has been sentenced in the case of a June 2013 burglary of a home on Old New Ipswich Road in Rindge, where thousands in cash, credit cards and electronic devices were stolen. The sentence will include thousands of dollars in restitution to the homeowner, … 0

Military: Military

Monday, August 11, 2014

Air Force Airman Nicholas Reynolds graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete … 0

Engagement announcement: Peter Somero — Melodie Gilkerson

Monday, September 8, 2014

Roger and Cathryn Somero have announced the engagement of their son, Peter, to Melodie Gilkerson, daughter of Ronald and Nancy Gilkerson of Woodland, Wash. The groom-to-be is the son of the late Bernice Somero. The groom-to-be is a … 0

Birth announcement:

Monday, September 8, 2014

Born at Monadnock Community Hospital, Peterborough: BENOIT: A girl, Kara Jo, weighing 5 pounds, 9 ounces, to Tawnya Ball and Jacob Benoit of Gilsum, Aug. 25, 2014. She joins sister Ava. Grandparents are Melissa and David Lane of Gilsum, Lorraine Rodier of Winchester, and Shawn and Jamie Ball … 0

Garcia has passion and compassion

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

There’s no such thing as a sure thing in politics. No matter how the polls are reading or for whom the pundits are guaranteeing victory, there’s nothing set in stone until Election Day. In New Hampshire this election cycle, we think the best example of a race where … 0

Letter: Sen. Gilmour cares about us

Thursday, August 28, 2014

To the editor: As we all know, the cost of higher education takes a toll on many Granite State families. Recently, my daughter decided to transfer from a private college, due to high tuition costs, to one of New Hampshire’s state colleges. As a college junior going into … 0