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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

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

Franklin Pierce: Minors named to NCAA Championship

Friday, May 15, 2015

Sophomore Dage Minors of the Franklin Pierce University men’s track and field team has been selected to the NCAA Championships, as announced Tuesday evening by the NCAA. The NCAA Championships will be hosted by Grand Valley State on May 21-23 at the Grand Valley State Track and Field … 0

‘March Against Monsanto’ planned

Friday, May 15, 2015

On Saturday people in 38 countries across the globe will gather as part of a world-wide “March Against Monsanto.” In New Hampshire, marches will take place at the state house in Concord at 11 a.m., in Rochester in the center of town at 2 p.m., in Littleton in … 0

Rindge: Memorial Day events set for Monday

Monday, May 18, 2015

A Memorial Day observance will be held on Monday, May 25. The events will begin with a picnic on the Common at noon. At 2 p.m. the parade will step off. All veterans are invited to march. The parade will include the Rindge Veteran Ceremonial Guard, Rindge veterans … 0

Letters: Remember police and Memorial Day

Monday, May 18, 2015

To the editor: Now is a wonderful time to honor our police and veterans. We personally wish to say “thank you” to these fine organizations for all they have done, for their continuing service and especially to those who have sacrificed their lives for our safety and freedom. … 0

VIEWPOINTs: Our dysfunctional relationship with alcohol

Monday, May 18, 2015

All Granite State citizens, including me, are very irresponsible drug pushers in that we collectively sell lots of alcohol, the liquid drug, both to in- and out-of-state folks, yet we do relatively little to prevent and treat problems that result. The mantra of any drug pusher is to … 0

Rindge: Fiftieth Commencement for FPU

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Franklin Pierce University will host their 50th Commencement ceremony this Saturday beginning at 10:30 a.m. In addition to around 300 undergraduate and 200 graduate students receiving diplomas, three honorary degrees and the Honorable Walter R. Peterson Citizen Leader Award will be given out; Juan Williams of Fox News, … 0

Rindge: New flags to fly for Memorial Day rite

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

RINDGE — Six new flagpoles have been added to the veteran’s memorial just in time for the Memorial Day celebration on May 25. The flags — representing the Army, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard, Air Force and Merchant Marines … 0

Peterborough: Former Gov. Lynch to speak at forum

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Former New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch will be the speaker at the Walter Peterson Forum for Civil Discourse on June 9 in Bass Hall at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture in Peterborough. Since concluding a historic … 0

Reaching a peak: Ultramarathon runners race to top of Mt. Monadnock

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Millions have climbed Mount Monadnock, but Chris Watson of Peterborough is looking for a bigger challenge. Watson, a veteran of seven Ironman Triathlons, will be carrying the flag for Our Town in the first-ever Manchester to Monadnock ultramarathon, … 0

Softball: Conant loses second game of season

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Conant lost their game against Hopkinton Monday, 2-0, ending their winning streak at seven. Pitcher Ivy Chalke allowed two unearned runs on six hits and struck out five batters. Despite Chalke’s performance, the Orioles couldn’t get their bats going against Hopkinton, as they only registered three hits all … 0