Sharon

Dublin School: ML

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

On Feb. 25, the Dublin School Snowboard team took to their own hill, Crotched Mountain, for the last Lakes Region Slopestyle Competition of this season. This competition was the first that Crotched and Dublin School partnered up to host. The team competed against Brewster Academy, New Hampton School, and Tilton School. The day was one of the warmest of the season filled with blue skies and soft landing areas. The … 0

Peterborough: Vigil prays for the Foleys, injured in a Florida crash

Monday, March 2, 2015

As Patrick and Lisa Foley, both 47, and residents of Peterborough, recover in Florida from a three-car crash that seriously injured them on Feb. 7, several dozen of their friends congregated at Divine Mercy Parish in Peterborough to pray for them on Wednesday evening. “The buzz and vibration — my understanding is a … 0

Greenfield: Rock injury gives man whole new outlook

Monday, March 2, 2015

Could you look at a football-sized rock flying through your windshield, smashing you in the head, and nearly ending your life as a “bizarre gift?” Adam Lecomte can. The Peterborough resident and Greenville native said Thursday the December accident turned his outlook right side up. Lecomte is much more optimistic, and is no … 0

Greenfield: Rehab school answers lawsuit

Monday, March 2, 2015

Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center is denying allegations that it is liable for any abuse involving two former students whose parents say their children suffered physical and emotional abuse while in the center’s care. Crotched Mountain also disputes the facts surrounding several incidents listed as abuse in a civil … 0

Peterborough: Man recounts ordeal buried under 2 ft. of snow

Monday, March 2, 2015

Drew Mullins, 48, was almost finished removing ice dams from the metal roof of his home on Old Street Road, when he heard a snap. He looked up, and saw a wall of snow rushing at him. The … 0

Sharon: ML

Monday, March 2, 2015

Sharon Proposed operating budget: $343,906 ∎ The Highway Department line item in the proposed operating budget is $80,000. In addition to this line item, the town created separate warrant articles for road repair. Article 8 calls for appropriating $15,000 for repaving Sliptown Road. Article 9 calls for appropriating $30,000 … 0

Sustainable Steps: Overcoming weight loss resistance

Thursday, February 26, 2015

I can’t tell you how often I sit across the desk from people, women especially, who are very clear that they are doing everything they need to lose weight, including counting calories and regular exercise, but who are … 0

Parent Wise: The many faces of peer pressure

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Peer pressure. It’s a term that provokes fear in every parent-fear that children will succumb to the negative influence of classmates and friends to behave in dangerous ways. Parents worry that being liked and a part of the … 0

Youth Hockey: Henniker is training ground for ConVal skaters

Monday, March 2, 2015

The Henniker Huskies Youth Hockey Association is looking for kids who love to skate and would like to give ice hockey a try. Henniker Youth Hockey has openings at all levels, from Learn to Skate for the youngest children through Bantams (eighth and ninth graders). All kids with … 0

Boys’ hockey: ConVal finishes season strong

Monday, March 2, 2015

The ConVal boys’ hockey team wrapped up their string of make-up games over the break with a win and a loss against Laconia, ending their season on a strong note. In the final make-up game of the season, … 0

Boys’ basketball: ConVal needs a win after losing to Lebanon

Monday, March 2, 2015

The fourth-seeded Lebanon Raiders came to ConVal Friday and defeated the Cougars 68-35. The game plan for ConVal was to slow down the high-paced, high-octane Raiders offense — led by guard KJ Matte — by limiting their possessions. … 0

Editorial: A community that loves its neighbors

Monday, March 2, 2015

In our region, we live in small, tight-knit communities. The hustle and bustle of the big city with its faceless passersby and crowds of strangers is nowhere to be found in the Ledger-Transcript’s coverage area, and it’s safe to say that most of us like it that way. … 0

Viewpoint: Time to talk about cutting teachers

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Many of you will not like what I have to say now, but that will not prevent me from presenting it to you. I continue to examine primary sources as I review the ConVal budget and warrant articles. … 0