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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 Large and Small school championship races. Locally, Boynton of New Ipswich had a big day, with the girl’s team finishing third in the small school division and the boys finishing fourth. Jaffrey-Rindge middle school ran a full boys’ team but only had individuals in the girl’s race. Like Jaffrey-Rindge, the Well School … 0

Backyard Birder: Notes from the (hawk) watch: The daily account is more than numbers

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Last November, as the fall hawkwatch season up on Pack Monadnock came to an end, my Backyard Birder column was mostly excerpts from Hawkwatcher Henry’s daily reports. Each day’s count is submitted to a continent-wide network of hawkwatches, accompanied by a narrative that typically describes weather conditions and not much more. Not so … 0

Peterborough: Fairpoint workers picketing over contract negotiations

Monday, October 20, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A handful of local Fairpoint technicians picketing on Concord Street outside the Fairpoint facility on Monday and Friday are some of the 1,700 employees on strike in New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine, after a failed attempt by two unions to renegotiate the unionized workforces’s contract. These employees — part of the … 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

Roundup: ConVal boys top Goffstown

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

ConVal boys soccer ConVal held off a tough Goffstown team with an overall strong team effort. Noah Bell made some huge saves in the first half to keep ConVal in the game. Score was 0-0 at the half. … 0

New Ipswich police log: Sept. 9, 2014

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

New Ipswich Friday, Aug. 1, Arrest: At 10:57 a.m., police arrested David Albert, 34, of New Ipswich on a warrant issued by the New Ipswich Police Department charging him with domestic related second degree assault, simple assault, two counts of criminal trespass, obstructing the report of a crime … 0