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Tyler LeBlanc, a member of ConVal High School's bass fishing team, shows School Board members some of the equipment used by the team.

Conval: Bass fishing club takes steps towards team status

Monday, July 21, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Last October, ConVal’s bass fishing team concluded its first season on the water by finishing fifth overall and first in the smallmouth bass category at the NHIAA championship on Lake Winnisquam. Now the team, which competed as a club last year, wants to start the process toward becoming an official team sport at ConVal. “What we need is … 0

Peterborough: Walk for cancer seeking volunteers

Monday, July 21, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Ruth Cilley is looking for a special group of people who want to march in October’s parade celebrating the town’s 275th anniversary. A breast cancer survivor herself, Cilley, who lives in Peterborough, wants to gather other women who have dealt with the disease so they can walk together through downtown Peterborough on Saturday, Oct. 11. “I’m trying to get the word … 0

ConVal: Paraprofessional job, iPads and Chromebooks restored

Monday, July 21, 2014

ConVal High School students will be getting additional iPad computers next year after all, following a recent School Board decision to restore funding that had been cut after voters rejected the district’s budget proposal in March. Because of larger than anticipated savings in the School District’s health insurance costs, board members at their June 17 meeting agreed to spend $129,000 for both iPad … 0

Peterborough: Financing for Scott-Farrar expansion being finalized

Monday, July 21, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Construction on the new 73,000-square-foot Scott-Farrar Home on Elm Street could start in late September once a final round of financing is approved. On July 29, the Peterborough Select Board will be holding a public hearing on Scott-Farrar’s application for a $475,000 C0mmunity Development Block Grant … 0

Real estate: Q&A: What’s the word on the real estate market?

Thursday, July 17, 2014

In the years since the recession hit, the real estate market has been a concern just about everywhere, both in terms of sales and median home prices. But two local Realtors say they’re beginning to see a turnaround … 0

Hancock: Scouts represent the U.S. in Curacao

Thursday, July 17, 2014

It’s that time again! Yes, summertime, but also time for another Boy Scout adventure. First, let me share with you a little about myself. My name is Stephen Baird. I am a 16-year-old Eagle Scout from Hancock who … 0

Peterborough: Meditation Center gets OK to build temple

Monday, July 21, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — After a weekend visit to the site of a proposed Buddhist temple near the former Temple Mountain ski area, Zoning Board of Adjustment members on Wednesday approved a special exception and a variance request, allowing the Temple Mountain Buddhist Meditation Center to move forward with its … 0

ConVal: A slew of new Cougar coaches

Monday, July 21, 2014

The 2014-15 high school sports season is fast approaching, and with it comes a slew of coaching changes at ConVal. Golf coach Don Jalbert, who recently took a new teaching position in another district, has stepped down. That … 0

Peterborough Police Log: July 17, 2014

Monday, July 21, 2014

Peterborough Wednesday, July 2 Assist: At 10:18 p.m., police notified the Fire Department about a small fire smoldering in a vehicle on the side of Route 202. There was very little damage and the vehicle was later towed by its owner. Thursday, July 3 Shots report: At 1:55 … 0

Graduation:

Monday, July 14, 2014

Lucy Bass of Peterborough graduated from Lafayette College, Easton, Pa., earning a Bachelor of Arts in engineering/environmental studies, a double major. … 0

Achievement:

Monday, July 14, 2014

The following students were named to the high honors list for the spring semester at the New England School of Communications, Bangor, Maine: Nicole Zichella of New Ipswich, and Andrew Martin and Adam Ciardelli, both of Peterborough. … 0

Peterborough: ‘Give a little, help a lot’

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The River Center’s Give A Little Help A Lot campaign is an easy way to change lives by collecting change. Now through Aug. 16, the public is invited to stop by The River Center to pick up a … 0

Baseball: Signups start now for Babe Ruth program

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Signups for our Babe Ruth Summer Baseball program run for the next two weeks. It is open to all players from the Conant, ConVal and Mascenic areas who played or were eligible to play during the regular Babe Ruth season as well as those who are moving up … 0