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ConVal Junior Beecher Clifton-Waite started Live Free and Ski, a nonprofit that sponsors students who can't afford the sport otherwise.

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 I came up with the idea — let’s create this organization,” said Clifton-Waite of Temple. The ConVal junior founded Live Free and … 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 a whirlwind walkoff win. The Vikings got it started right off the bat, as Daimon … 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 off. In a game eerily similar to Monday’s meeting, WLC was plagued by errors and … 0

Jaffrey: Brush fires plaguing the region

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Fire officials throughout the state are warning residents to be aware of their surroundings, after a number of brush fires have broken out in the past few days. The Jaffrey Fire Department responded to 111 Gilmore Pond Rd. … 0

New Ipswich: Warwick leases Building No. 2

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Warwick Mills will be leasing the town’s Building No. 2 for $1,000 per month to store equipment, as soon as some structural changes can be made. “It’s too expensive to fix, and too expensive to tear down,” said Select Board member Woody Meiszner of the building. “We tried … 0

Volleyball: Vikings improve to 5-1

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

The Vikings came out strong in their first game back from spring break, winning over John Stark in a 3-2 matchup. Throughout the match, Braden Somero made about half a dozen superhuman saves to keep the ball in play and give the team a chance to win. Jared … 0

Baseball: Junior Legion tryouts set for May 16

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Post 11 Junior Legion baseball tryouts are May 16 at 11 a.m. at Humiston Field in Jaffrey. This is a 17U team. At no time during the calendar year can a player turn 18. The team is primarily looking for pitchers and catchers but all are welcome to … 0

Peterborough: Up, Up and Away

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s a puppet? Yes, the skies from Peterborough Elementary School to Grove Street will be full of puppets depicting the art of flight midday May 16. The theme of this year’s Children … 0

SOFTBALL: Vikings bounce back to split doubleheader

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — After losing to Hopkinton in the first half of Tuesday’s doubleheader, Mascenic softball bounced back against Stevens aided by a key word: intensity. The Vikings fell to the Hawks 10-4, but beat the Cardinals 11-4. … 0

Baseball: Vikings win on walkoff bunt

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

If you only caught the first half of Mascenic’s game with Stevens Tuesday, you might have left scratching your head and wondering how the Vikings were undefeated to this point in the season. But if you were around … 0

Softball: Softball in full swing

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Youth softball was in full swing Saturday at Ecco Field in Peterborough. … 0


Monday, May 4, 2015

Julie Forest of New Ipswich was inducted into the Sigma lota Rho Honor Society at Stonehill College, Easton, Massachusetts. Sigma lota Rho recognizes academic achievement in the study and practice of international relations. … 0

Editorial: It’s the loving thing to do

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

In 1976, the U.S. Supreme Court was asked to decide the case of Loving v. Virginia, a case in which a mixed race couple asked to be free to live in their home state without fear of arrest and imprisonment. The Supreme Court is once again facing a … 0