Bill seeks to decrease drug overdose deaths

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

A proposed bill would grant limited immunity to people who call 911 to report a drug-related medical emergency. Reporting a drug- or alcohol-related medical emergency could soon give the caller limited immunity from drug-related charges in New Hampshire — an effort intended to encourage the calling of 911 and the potential preservation of life. The bill’s intent is to try to put the brakes on hundreds of overdose deaths a … 0

Runners ready for Boston Marathon

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

John Singelais’s stomach was full of butterflies at the start of the Boston Marathon last year, on the first Patriot’s Day race since the deadly bombing. But once the starting pistol fired, and Singelais ran the 26.2 miles from Hopkinton, Massachusetts, to Boylston Street, he was more than relaxed. He was invigorated by … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: CHS students head to Nicaragua

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Ten Interact students from Conant High School boarded a plane headed for Nicaragua Wednesday, hoping to help a family in need many miles away. The students embarked on an 11-day trip to build a house for an impoverished family and to broaden their cultural horizons. “I’m excited for them,” said Conant High School Principal Larry Pimental. “I think it’s a great learning experience … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Teacher receives accolades

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

RINDGE — Despite educating some of the smallest students at Rindge Memorial School, Courtney Lambert is in position to take home one of the biggest teaching awards in the state. Lambert, a kindergarten teacher at RMS for the … 0

Rindge: Volunteers needed for clean-up day

Monday, April 13, 2015

The Cathedral of the Pines annual clean-up day will be on Saturday at 9 a.m. Volunteers are welcomed to help clean up the grounds and get ready for the 2015 season. Tasks are available for all ages. Bring gloves and rakes. Light refreshments will be available. For more … 0

A first look at the area baseball teams

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Conant baseball Coach: Josh Heaphy Last Year’s Record: 6-10 (missed playoffs) First Game: April 15 at Campbell First Home Game: April 17 vs. Brady After missing the playoffs just a year after the Orioles won the DIII state … 0

Boys' tennis: Warriors take down Orioles

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

WILTON — Both the Wilton-Lyndeborough and Conant teams came into Tuesday’s match facing challenges, but one came away with an easy victory. The Warriors (2-1) defeathered the Orioles (0-1), winning 9-0 and only losing three games the entire … 0

Peterborough: Music and poetry come together

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Alice Fogel – New Hampshire’s poet laureate – listened to Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Goldberg Variations” hundreds of times. She concentrated on the feelings and images the masterpiece evoked. Fogel is sharing the fruits of her labor in “Interval: … 0

Girls' tennis: Bennett beats Bacon, O’s win

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Wilton-Lyndeborough couldn’t survive the Oriole swoop Tuesday. The Oriole girls beat the Warriors (1-3) 9-0 at Franklin Pierce University and even handed WLC’s No. 1 Madison Bacon her first loss in over a year, 8-2. Conant coach Jody … 0

Rindge: Over 1,000 expected for FPU open house

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

More than 1,000 people will visit Franklin Pierce University this Saturday for an Admissions Open House on the Rindge campus. Prospective students and their families will have the opportunity to talk with faculty, explore student clubs, sample recreational activities, and learn about admission requirements and majors, such as … 0

Viewpoint: State budget a shell game

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Recently, the N.H. House of Representatives majority leadership was poised to offer a gas tax to cover an $88 million shortfall in their transportation budget. They did not have the support of their own members. The hole was filled by raiding funds for education. When it became clear … 0

View from the river: ‘A fun evening of lively competition’

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

I called my 91-year-old aunt this week. We chatted about many things, one of which was her recent interest in March Madness. I don’t really understand this, but I do know it involves basketball teams. It seems that … 0

Finding a home: Family needs a car

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

A current guest at the Monadnock Area Transitional Shelter is the mother of three very well-behaved children. Having lived in this area at one time, the mother knew about MATS. Due to some challenges in the recent past, … 0