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Andrew Hunt and Daria Wozmak have used a devistating injury to bring them closer together on and off the track.

Cross-country: ‘I’d push her any distance’

Monday, September 22, 2014

The ConVal cross-country team traveled to Pelham High School on Oct. 13, 2012, to compete at Pelham’s annual invitational. Andrew Hunt and Daria Wozmak were sophomores, who had been dating for four months, enjoying both young love and high school athletics. Neither of them could have foreseen that Saturday would be the last time Wozmak would ever run in a … 0

Dublin: Towns eye farm rules

Monday, September 22, 2014

DUBLIN — The Dublin Planning Board has turned its eye to a possible agritourism ordinance, after a similar ordinance was approved by Peterborough voters in March. Meanwhile, other towns are keeping an eye on how the ordinance works in Peterborough, and wondering if their towns or others will also be taking up the … 0

ConVal: Voices in the Void

Monday, September 22, 2014

On Saturday afternoon, the lawn in the back of ConVal Regional High School was filled with chatting people in lawn chairs, or sitting on blankets or the grass itself. Below them sat a stage. It was a casual setting, but ConVal Principal Brian Pickering urged everyone there to dream of what the space … 0

Bridging the political divide: Common Core: Common Core conundrum

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

The Common Core State Standards is a system of standardized tests that our schools use. We are told it is intended to lead to improvements in learning for U.S. students. However, we are finding out that it is not all good — there are pros and cons; enough … 0

Bridging the political divide: Common Core: Common Core — what is it?

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Standards in education are a good thing. In fact, they are necessary. So, why did they disappear in the first place? They were still firmly in place when I graduated from high school in 1961! Back then, we in the U.S. of A. were near the top in … 0

Viewpoint: What we can learn from dogs, this 9/11

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Editor’s note: The following is a piece Deb McGrath of Francestown wrote about her experience at this summer’s dog party at Dog Mountain in St. Johnsbury, Vt., as it pertains to the sign in front of the chapel … 0

Rindge: No yields in search for ‘spice’

Friday, September 5, 2014

Editor’s note: This article appears in the Sept. 6 edition of the Concord Monitor. In recent weeks, Rep. Susan Emerson of Rindge has trekked around to dozens of stores in her community and nearby towns in search of “spice,” or the synthetic marijuana substance that prompted Gov. Maggie … 0

Peterborough: Peterborough High School reunion is in the works

Monday, September 8, 2014

Anyone who attended Peterborough High School, whether or not they graduated, is invited to a reunion gathering on Oct. 11, the day of Peterborough’s 275th anniversary celebration. The event will be held between noon and 3 p.m. in the upper Town Hall. Peterborough High School was built in … 0

Hancock: A shining star in open water

Monday, September 8, 2014

Hancock resident Kylie Mitchell was the fastest American swimmer in the 14-16-year-old girls category on Friday at the 2014 Federation Internationale De Natation World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships in Lake Balaton, Hungary. In her first international competition, … 0

Hancock/Peterborough: Out on a hike

Friday, September 5, 2014

Every first Friday of the school year, Well School students and faculty hike a mountain. This year, kindergarten through grade 4 students hiked the Bee Line Trail up Mount Skatutakee in Hancock. Students in grades 5 through 8 … 0

Letter: Jennifer Daler is my choice

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

To the editor: I am proud and pleased to support Jennifer Daler of Temple in her bid for Executive Council in District 5. I served with Jennifer in the state Legislature and know her to be an extremely honest and dedicated public servant. She is conscientious, and always … 0

Letter: Kuster, answer this question

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

To the editor: Considering Congresswoman Annie Kuster won’t answer this question when I call her office or write to her, it is only fair to publish it as a letter to the editor: Congresswoman Kuster, why do you refuse to hold a single town hall meeting with residents … 0

Letter: Time to thank a caregiver

Friday, September 5, 2014

“There are only four types of people in the world: those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need caregivers.” — Rosalynn Carter At Monadnock Developmental Services, … 0