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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

Peterborough: Fire hits recovery home

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Gary Carpenter of Peterborough dreamed of turning his apartment building in Keene into a sanctuary for veterans who are recovering addicts — complete with a dojo, and a classroom to offer nutrition, business development and anger management classes. Carpenter will have to put this dream — Warrior Addiction Support Home — on hold … 0

ML: FinCom: Restore aid cuts

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

In March, the N.H. House eliminated $300 million from the governor’s proposed budget, burdening municipalities with the associated costs. Since then, the public has held their breath, hoping the Senate would restore at least some of these cuts. The Senate Finance Committee announced Tuesday it recommends returning more aid to school district, like ConVal and Jaffrey-Rindge, and $5 million more in meals and … 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

ConVal splits pair with Lebanon, Trinity

Monday, May 18, 2015

The ConVal boys’ tennis squad was swept by Lebanon, but recovered to beat Trinity the following day. The Cougars (5-6) fell to the Raider Birds (10-1) Wednesday, but then defeated the Pioneers (2-9) Thursday in a 5-4 nailbiter. The team performed well against Lebanon, said Coach Mike Young, … 0

First generation on the farm

Monday, May 18, 2015

Linda Estabrook doesn’t have a background in farming. But as she looks around and sees a vibrant, growing dedication to local food, it makes her want to get down in the dirt. “This is an area where you … 0

ConVal: Students get dose of reality

Monday, May 18, 2015

Senior Danielle Sell grew up very aware of prosthetics. Her uncle and aunt both wear one. Sell dreams of becoming a prosthetic engineer. She interned at Microspec Corporation, is completing Advanced Placement calculus, and will study biomedical engineering … 0

Girls’ Lacrosse: ConVal wins against Pelham, Coe-Brown

Monday, May 18, 2015

Conval girls’ lacrosse won twice last week — against Pelham (4-6) Wednesday and Coe-Brown (2-9) Thursday. “It was a back and forth game that was tied late,” said coach Derek Sorbello about Wednesday’s win. “We were able to step up and score a couple of more and then … 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

Antrim: Two join Grapevine Board of Directors

Monday, May 18, 2015

Melissa Gallagher, Chair of The Grapevine Board of Directors, is pleased to announce two additions to the board, Rick Edmunds of Antrim and Matt Ferrisi of Hancock have joined The Grapevine Board of Directors. Edmunds has been serving the Antrim community for most of his life. he grew … 0

Girls’ Tennis: ConVal falls to St. Thomas

Monday, May 18, 2015

ConVal fell to St. Thomas Aquinas last Thursday, as the team continues a rebuilding season. The Cougars (1-9) were swept by the Saints (8-3). St. Thomas was a tough team, Coach Greg Morris said in an email, but he said No. 5 Colleen Minnihan and No. 6 Issy … 0

Editorial: Let your voice be heard on high

Monday, May 18, 2015

Up, up and away! That was the theme of this year’s Children and the Arts Day festival. And just as it suggested, the event showed why our community is always soaring to new heights. “This is a day when you can literally dance in the streets!” shouted one … 0

Letters: Economic impact statement needed

Friday, May 15, 2015

To the editor: I am impressed and heartened at the excellent research on the pipeline presented in numerous letters to the editor, and I thank the Ledger-Transcript for its quality reporting on this crucial, emerging issue. I have not seen any hard data on the impact of the … 1