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Voters came out to support their primary candidates on Tuesday.

Primary day: Trump triumphs; Sanders surges

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Cars honk and people wave and shout “Bernie!” out their car window at a small group of campaigners boasting tall signs stacked with Bernie Sanders’ name. “We’ve been getting a lot of that,” said Mary Allen of Antrim, as she stood roadside across the street from the Town Hall on voting day. Allen has been a campaign volunteer for the …

Basketball: Hoops for Hope

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The crowd packing the ConVal gym Tuesday night for a basketball doubleheader rose to their feet. Slowly at first, small groups got up; others followed until nearly everybody in the building was standing together, eyes on the court, or closed in concentration. The pink-clad masses rose in solidarity, not to cheer on their …

Trump shines at polls

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Area voters overwhelmingly supported Trump as the Republican nominee, with most saying that the United States needs someone in the Oval Office who can create jobs. Trump took New Hampshire by storm after placing second to Ted Cruz in the Iowa Caucus, receiving 35 percent of the vote and 10 of 23 delegates. …

Women’s track: Galewski, Quinn win for Franklin Pierce

Monday, February 8, 2016

Junior Nicole Galewski finished first in the long jump and sophomore Emily Quinn picked up a win in the weight throw to lead the way for the Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team on Saturday at the Wesleyan Indoor Invitational. Galewski’s long jump of 5.21 meters …

Women’s basketball: Ravens come up short in overtime game

Monday, February 8, 2016

Low first-half scoring from the Franklin Pierce University women’s basketball team allowed the Stonehill Skyhawks to gain an early advantage, and a second-half comeback sent the game into overtime, but Franklin Pierce ultimately fell in overtime, in a Northeast-10 match-up at the Fieldhouse on Saturday afternoon, 71-64. The …

Women’s hockey: Holy Cross knocks off Franklin Pierce

Monday, February 8, 2016

Holy Cross went a perfect 3-for-3 on the power play in the second period on Saturday afternoon, as the Crusaders built a 3-0 lead they would not relinquish against the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team. For its part, the Ravens’ power play came up empty in …

Rindge: Welcome Table supper Feb. 22

Monday, January 25, 2016

The next Welcome Table Community Supper will be held Feb. 22, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Rindge Meeting House. The menu will include a main dish, bread and tossed salad, beverages and a variety of desserts. A vegetarian option also will be available. The Welcome Table …

Nominations sought for state volunteer award

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Do you know an exceptional senior volunteer? The Department of Health and Human Services has announced that the nomination process for the 2016 Joseph D. Vaughan Awards has begun. The Vaughan Awards annually recognize outstanding leadership and initiative …

Peterborough: Web visibility grant set up for nonprofits

Thursday, February 4, 2016

The New Hampshire Businesses for Social Responsibility, in partnership with @Website Publicity, Inc., has established a new grant to provide one nonprofit organization in the state with a free Internet visibility audit. NHBSR Executive Director Michelle Veasey said, “We continue to see the smaller nonprofits in New Hampshire …

55K sign-ups for Marketplace

Friday, February 5, 2016

More than 55,000 New Hampshire residents signed up for Health Coverage under the Affordable Care Act for 2016 after the Health Insurance Marketplace opened in November 2015. Nationally, 12.7 million Americans selected a plan through the marketplace. Those who did not sign up for a health insurance plan …

Peterborough / Rindge: Reusable bag program supports CVTC

Friday, February 5, 2016

Contoocook Valley Transportation Company, headquartered in Peterborough, has been selected as February’s beneficiary of the Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag program. CVTC will receive $1 from each blue Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag purchased at the Rindge Hannaford. This is an opportunity for CVTC, not only to raise funds, but …

Unified Basketball: Conant beats Milford

Monday, February 8, 2016

The Conant unified basketball team beat Milford on Thursday afternoon. …

Jaffrey: Susan Peterson named Citizen of the Year

Sunday, February 7, 2016

The Chamber of Commerce will honor Susan Peterson as its 2015 Citizen of the Year and she will be recognized at the Chamber’s Annual Meeting at the Shattuck Golf Club on Feb. 26. “I had the pleasure of …