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

Girls’ Tennis: Bennett loses first, but O’s win

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Conant continued their undefeated season Monday and Tuesday, but No. 1 Shannon Bennett suffered her first loss this year. The Orioles (11-0) flew past Bow (8-4) and Monadnock (5-4) and continued to show they are primed for the playoffs. The Orioles, as expected, defeated Monadnock 9-0 on Monday, … 0

Viewpoints: Town Meetings — gone but not forgotten?

Friday, May 1, 2015

Recently the town I live in did the unthinkable. At least it was unthinkable for some of us die-hard New Englanders. They voted to do away with Town Meetings. Yes, they walked into those voting booths and checked off the spot that put the proverbial kibosh on a … 0

Thank you notes: A successful clean-up

Monday, May 4, 2015

To the editor: The Rindge Woman’s Club 2015 Earth Day roadside clean-up has been successfully completed for another year with the collection of over 150 30-gallon bags at the Rindge transfer station. Over 23 adult and eight younger groups or individuals turned in their bags of roadside litter. … 0

VIEWPOINTS: Deflategate and the integrity of the sport

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Regardless of the sport being played, it is absolutely essential that the playing field be equal for all. But that hasn’t necessarily been the case especially over the late two decades. One negative impact has been the use … 0

Thank you letters: Thanks for Shelter fundraiser

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

To the editor: Thank you, thank you, thank you! Our first annual Taste Of Monadnock and Beyond fundraiser for Shelter From The Storm went beyond our expectations. We had over 350 people attend the event, with over 40 food and wine vendors. Thank you to our dedicated volunteers … 0

Viewpoints: Building guidelines for FERC, eminent domain

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

I wonder what our founding fathers would say if we told them the federal government allows private businesses to take land from owners under certain circumstances with less than adequate compensation. I can’t imagine they would be too enthusiastic after penning the line “nor shall private property be … 0

Peterborough: Presidential hopeful Perry: ‘I’m prepared and healthy’

Monday, May 11, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Joel Huberman waited eagerly outside the Peterborough Diner Friday, rehearsing the question on campaign finance reform he hoped to ask presidential-hopeful Rick Perry. When Huberman, an Independent voter, asked his question in the back room at … 0

Peterborough: The challenges, blessings of leading small-town churches

Monday, May 11, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Fledgling Rev. Lisa Mobayed and twenty-something Pastor Lourey Savick agree that the rural character of the Monadnock region heightens their relationship with their parishioners. Mobayed — a reverend at the Walpole Unitarian Church and parishioner at … 0

Peterborough: MCH laboratory awarded accreditation

Monday, April 20, 2015

The Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists has awarded accreditation to Monadnock Community Hospital based on results of a recent on-site inspection of the hospital’s laboratory as part of the CAP’s accreditation programs. The facility’s director, Dr. John Bryan, MD, was advised of this national recognition … 0

Jaffrey/Rindge: Rotary honors two students

Friday, April 24, 2015

Jaffrey-Rindge Rotary Club honored 2 students in the month of April: MacKenzie Seppala from Victory High School in Jaffrey and Jacob Bump from The Heritage Christian School. These two young men were highly recommended by the teachers and … 0