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Rindge: Young fills his soul with history

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

A love for travel, education and his country has fueled Vernon Young’s 40-year adventure as a volunteer. After returning from Battleship Cove in Fall River, Massachusetts, on May 6, Young officially completed his 40th New England Heritage Tour, a four-day, three-night adventure program that he helped create and has volunteered with ever since. “After all of these years, I still … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge / Mascenic / WLC: DI teams back from Globals

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Six area teams got the opportunity to test their ingenuity and skills last week during the Destination Imagination Globals. Students were pitted against the cream of the crop from not only around the nation, but around the world. The contest was held at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville over several days last … 0

Peterborough: Riding for cancer awareness

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Jessica Nelson’s mother, Carol Heath, lost her nine-month fight with advanced colon cancer in July 2013. A month later, Nelson, a Peterborough resident, was on a run while she was visiting family in Wellfleet, Massachusetts. Suddenly, droves of cyclists rode past her. After her run, Nelson asked her aunt if she knew who … 0

Hockey: Team USA doctor travels world to heal athletes

Monday, May 25, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Our nation’s top athletes, Dr. Douglass Weiss will tell you, aren’t all that different from his other patients. Weiss, a physician at Monadnock Orthopedics, has served as the USA Hockey team doctor in various stints and … 0

ConVal: Starting nonprofit a ride

Monday, May 25, 2015

Beecher Clifton-Waite didn’t think it was right some of his friends couldn’t afford to ski or snowboard. Why are there charity organizations that provide food and shelter, he asked, but not something fun? “My passion is skiing. So … 0

Girls' tennis: No. 1 Conant girls end season undefeated

Monday, May 25, 2015

The Conant girls prevailed in their toughest match yet. The Orioles (13-0) held off Prospect Mountain (10-4) Wednesday for a 5-4 win. The team ultimately retained their No. 1 Division III seeding, but Conant was fiercely challenged, Coach … 0

Baseball: Conant beats Mascenic on whirlwind walkoff

Monday, May 25, 2015

Mascenic was sitting pretty after two innings at Humiston on Wednesday, up 6-0 on Conant after a big first and a bigger second. But Conant scrapped away, battled back and ultimately got it done in the end for … 0

Softball: Orioles take down Vikings

Monday, May 25, 2015

Mascenic may have upset rival WLC this week, but Conant was having none of the same on Wednesday when the Orioles hosted the Vikings. Conant never trailed in the game after Brianna Dionne walked and scored in the … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Conant held up for excellence

Monday, May 25, 2015

Conant High School has been recognized as one of the top high schools in the country by a national news magazine. U.S. News & World Report gave Conant a bronze distinction last week, recognizing the school for great work in math and reading proficiency and college readiness. Although … 0

Peterborough: Sentence in arson case is delayed

Monday, May 25, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Ex-firefighter Gregory Potter, who was found guilty of setting fire to five apartment buildings in a two-hour drunken spree, will have to wait to be sentenced. His hearing was postponed. Potter, 23, faces prison sentences of … 0

Parading tradition

Monday, May 25, 2015

Jason Bergeron, 12, recently learned at South Meadow School that a soldier’s greatest fear is not dying. It is dying and not being remembered. His grandmother and chair of the Peterborough Select Board, Barbara Miller, repeated that message … 0

Reimers Reason: Learn more about land by reading your deed

Monday, May 25, 2015

If you own property, you almost certainly have a deed, and your deed is almost certainly recorded at your county’s Registry of Deeds. If the paper copy is not in your safe deposit box or desk drawer, you can read your deed online at nhdeeds.com. The website is … 0

Monadnock Earth Journal: ‘Hugelkultur’ for the backyard gardener

Monday, May 25, 2015

This year I’m planting a hugelkultur bed. I know, I’d never heard of it, either. Turns out this agricultural technique has been practiced in Eastern Europe for centuries, though I just learned about it this year, thanks to … 0