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Peterborough: Vigil prays for the Foleys, injured in a Florida crash

Monday, March 2, 2015

As Patrick and Lisa Foley, both 47, and residents of Peterborough, recover in Florida from a three-car crash that seriously injured them on Feb. 7, several dozen of their friends congregated at Divine Mercy Parish in Peterborough to pray for them on Wednesday evening. “The buzz and vibration — my understanding is a miracle has taken place,” Patrice Hampson of … 0

Greenfield: Rock injury gives man whole new outlook

Monday, March 2, 2015

Could you look at a football-sized rock flying through your windshield, smashing you in the head, and nearly ending your life as a “bizarre gift?” Adam Lecomte can. The Peterborough resident and Greenville native said Thursday the December accident turned his outlook right side up. Lecomte is much more optimistic, and is no … 0

Mascenic School District: Candidates both against cuts

Monday, March 2, 2015

There is a very large shake-up for the district potentially coming down the pipe, as voters will be going to the polls on March 10 to decide on the district’s budget, which was cut by $1.63 million at the deliberative session, or to implement the district’s default budget. Voters will also be making the decision on which of two candidates will be filling … 0

Mascenic School District: Sports funding on chopping block

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

GREENVILLE — Coming off a top-six finish at the state swim meet Saturday, a personal victory for her, Mascenic junior Briana Boulerice is already looking towards next year, when she hopes to make captain of Mascenic’s swim team. … 0

THe Place to Go: 3-On-3 tourney returns March 20-22

Monday, February 16, 2015

The Place to Go’s twenty-second annual 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament will take place this year on March 20-22 at the Conval High School Gym. Current and former school players, recreational players, community members and businesses often enter the competition. … 0

SNOWMOBILING: Dubliners engage in epic trek

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

All winter, Kim Bergeron, Jaimie Kierstead, and Thomas Knight roused themselves out of bed at 4 a.m., and raced their snowmobiles at least 100 miles over snow, ice, rocks, tree stumps and asphalt, from Dublin to Bennington, and … 0

Jaffrey/Rindge: SnoMoles hold fundraiser Poker Run on Saturday

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The Monadnock SnoMoles are holding their annual Cookout and Poker Run this weekend. On Saturday, starting at 10 a.m., snowmobile riders can register for the Poker Run at 8 Hemlock Ave. in Rindge, on the backside of Lake Contoocook. Vehicles with trailers can park at the Contoocook Public … 0

Basketball: Vikes rock Hawks

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — The Mascenic Vikings beat the Hopkinton Hawks soundly on Tuesday night, 55-36. It was a win the Vikings sorely needed as the playoffs loom; the victory leapfrogged the Vikings over the Hawks in the DIII … 0

Roundup: Oriole girls thump Huskies, still undefeated on season

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Conant girls’ basketball Monadnock gave Conant a good game last time they played, with Conant winning 46-36 on Feb. 3. The rematch on Tuesday night, however, was a different matter altogether. Monadnock scored off the opening tip, and that was it for a while, as Conant reeled off … 0

Mascenic School District: Students honored

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Mascenic district students were awarded Student of the Month during the School Board meeting last week. Amelia McClain was awarded for Highbridge Hill Elementary School, Owen Krook for Boynton Middle School, and Jackson Whitehouse for Mascenic Regional High … 0

Baseball: Bordertown signups today

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

You wouldn’t know it from looking outside, but baseball is just around the corner. Signups for Bordertown Baseball (Greenville /New Ipswich) are today from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. All signups are being held at: Vanguard Manufacturing, 90 Temple Road, New … 0

Viewpoint: Future geopolitical impacts of U.S. in world economy

Friday, January 16, 2015

It is the consensus of leading political figures that the United States will exercise less power in the coming years in nearly every region of the globe. According to Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group, globalization will promote neither American values nor best practices. Although the U.S. is … 0

Letters: A good education is most important

Thursday, February 12, 2015

To the editor: Corinne Joly, a well-respected teacher at Mascenic Regional High School, you said it all. You stated what I wanted to, but with more tact and grace than I would have. I had no idea who Mr. Fionda was until this last letter you wrote; he … 0