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

Jaffrey-Rindge: Lending a helping hand

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Despite working in 100-plus degree weather, sleeping on wooden cots in a military barracks-like setting, and spending 11 days in a country where most spoke Spanish, Conant High School’s Interact club had the time of their lives on their recent service trip to Nicaragua. “I really enjoyed being a part of something that … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Memorial school names new head

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Kelly Marcotte, an educator from Newport, has been chosen as Rindge Memorial School’s next principal. Marcotte serves as a supervisor and curriculum coordinator for the Newport/Croydon School District. She will begin as the new principal of RMS on July 1. “I am excited to become a part of the school and the Rindge … 0

Viewpoint: Putting the ‘grand’ in grandparenting

Friday, May 15, 2015

When I was first told I would be a grandmother, I must admit I had reservations. Grandparenting is for old people. Grandmothers wear their hair in a bun, wear sensible shoes that tie, and they have false teeth. I was not ready for that. I have since discovered … 0

Letters: Pipelines don’t belong in wetlands

Friday, May 15, 2015

To the editor: Have you ever looked at the environmental footprint of a gas transmission line and an electrical transmission line in a wetland area? I hope all of the paper’s readers have seen the pictures that Kinder Morgan frequently publishes of a large gas line being installed. … 1

Letters: Finding health care providers

Friday, May 15, 2015

To the editor: Lucy Nichols’ thoughtful letter of May 12 underscored the difficulty of selecting a new health care facility based on publicly available hospital performance data. Hospitals typically expend a great deal of energy ensuring that they perform well on required safety and quality measures. A major … 0

Viewpoint: Remains: Remembering the Korean War

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The ceremony was formal, correct, and without emotion, as barren of feelings as the surrounding hills were of vegetation. The hard, stern face of the North Korean Peoples Army officer was locked in a grimace that manifested no feeling except displeasure for what was for him an onerous … 0

Rindge: Atlantic Drive approved as new town road

Monday, May 18, 2015

RINDGE — Contingent upon a $15,000 bond that would cover any damages to the road, the Select Board has approved Atlantic Drive as a new town road. The board, with a recommendation from the Roadway Committee, decided that … 0

Rindge: Scout is honored

Monday, May 18, 2015

Rindge resident Ben Germano, Life Scout, was recognized by Select Board Chair Robert Hamilton on Wednesday for completing the perambulation of Rindge, a state-mandated project that ensures the town’s borders have not been encroached by neighboring towns. Germano … 0

Peterborough: Rotarians hear critique of U.S. policy in Israel

Monday, May 18, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — In a talk given to Rotarians on Monday, Alison Weir blasted the U.S. media for showing bias towards Israel over Palestinians and the U.S. government for providing hundreds of millions in aid to Israel. Town Administrator … 0

Baseball: Conant wallops Fall Mt.

Monday, May 18, 2015

Conant is on a tear as of late, winning seven of their past eight after a 12-2 victory against Fall Mountain on Thursday and an 8-4 win against Kearsarge on Friday. Shawn Marsh toed the rubber for the Orioles on Thursday, surrendering no earned runs on six hits … 0

Track and Field: Banish, Bailey win big at Conant meet

Monday, May 18, 2015

JAFFREY — Conant’s Jordan Banish hadn’t been practicing long jump, but still found herself competing in the event at Thursday’s meet. Banish took a strong running start, stopped and dug her heels into the ground for a split … 0

Girls’ Tennis: Conant rockets to No. 1 in DIII with win

Monday, May 18, 2015

The Conant girls’ squad beat Kearsarge, although an ankle injury kept one player out of the lineup. The Orioles (12-0) flew past the Cougars (0-11), with five of nine matches won 8-0. Conant dealt well with No. 3 Alex Dunn’s absence due to a minor sprain, Coach Jody … 0