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Wilton: Search is on for family’s lost dog

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

WILTON — One moment, the Ormistons’ dog, Teddy Bear, was on their porch while the family enjoyed a Sunday breakfast. The next, the Boxer/Border collie was gone. For 18 days since, the Ormistons have employed every resource they know of to find the 1.5-year-old dog, including the services of Granite State Dog Recovery and Jamie Genereaux, a pet tracker from … 0

Peterborough: Fire hits recovery home

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Gary Carpenter of Peterborough dreamed of turning his apartment building in Keene into a sanctuary for veterans who are recovering addicts — complete with a dojo, and a classroom to offer nutrition, business development and anger management classes. Carpenter will have to put this dream — Warrior Addiction Support Home — on hold … 0

Peterborough: Resident: Dog waste cleanup still an issue

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Teixeira Park on Union Street is littered with so much dog waste that Francie Von Mertens wouldn’t bring children there, she told the Select Board on Monday.   The board asked Town Administrator Pam Brenner and intern Seth MacLean to explore updating the code book, to better enforce dog owners cleaning up … 0

Peterborough: Frost Heaves book party happening Friday

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Author Fred Marple will be at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture to sign and discuss his new book “Welcome to Frost Heaves” on Friday, from 5 to 7 p.m. Marple also is know as humorist and songwriter Ken Sheldon. Light refreshments will be served. This event … 0

Peterborough: MacDowell gets $200,000 gift

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

An anonymous donors has given the MacDowell Colony $200,000 to fund an annual residency of up to two months at colony. The new fellowship honors literary agent Charlotte Sheedy and will be awarded to writers representing populations across racial and cultural boundaries. In announcing the Charlotte Sheedy Fellowship … 0

Boys’ Tennis: Cougars beat improved Milford squad

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The Cougars are prowling towards a better than .500 record after the boys’ squad beat Milford Monday. ConVal (6-6) won 6-3 over the Spartans (3-10). The team played well, Coach Mike Young said, and the Cougars needed that top notch play for a win. “ConVal had their second … 0

Peterborough: Beatrix Potter presentation tonight

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Today at 7 p.m., the Mariposa Museum will host the illustrated talk,Beatrix Potter: A Woman Ahead of Her Time, by Betsy Bray. Beatrix Potter is one of the heroes being celebrated by the Mariposa Museum in connection with its exhibit, Renewing Energies: Fairy Tales, Heroes, and the Wisdom … 0

Girls’ Tennis: Cougars just miss big win

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

ConVal barely missed their second win this year Monday. The Cougars (1-10) fell 5-4 to Milford (3-11), Coach Greg Morris said in an email. Morris pinpointed the performance of several of his athletes as bright spots that sustained the Cougars. “Great wins were turned in by Maddie Pagano, … 0

Little League: Orioles take down ConVal North 11-1

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The ConVal Orioles defeated ConVal North Monday night by a score of 11 to 1. Remy Hall, Zack Boyd and Sam Palumbo shared the pitching duties for ConVal North, and Noah Huard added a sharp single. Max Scheinblum pitched three strong innings and added a triple of his … 0

Peterborough: Chamber holds ‘After Hours’ today

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

A Business After Hours will be held at People’s United Bank on Main Street today, May 21, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce. An RSVP is requested by contacting the Chamber at 924-7234 or staff@peterboroughchamber.com. … 0

Peterborough: Parents’ group meets Sunday mornings

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Parents in Conversation, an adult education class, is meeting Sunday mornings through June at All Saints’ Church. Expectant parents, grandparents and everything in between are invited to participate. It will be a time for families to share the challenges and joys of whatever stage of life they are … 0

Bennington: Crafters wanted for Rhubarb Fest

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Bennington’s 3rd annual Rhubarb Festival to benefit the G.E.P. Dodge Library building fund will be held June 6, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the library lawn. Crafters are wanted for the event. Tables are $15 when you bring your own, or $20 when provided. Email Janice … 0

Track and field: Coyne, Macy take first place

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The ConVal track and field teams competed in their Cluster Championship meet yesterday. The boys team finished 6th — less than 10 points out of 3rd place — and the girls finished 5th, only a few points behind rival Hollis-Brookline. The boys were led by junior Dalton Coyne … 0