Roundup: Clough throws complete game

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The ConVal varsity baseball team beat Milford 3-2 in the 2014 opener. Senior hurler Ivon Clough threw a complete game, striking out 12 while walking one and giving up six hits. ConVal’s offense was led by Mathias Fressilli, senior, with two hits and two runs scored. Danny Allen, freshmen, had two hits and one run scored. Matt Davis, sophomore, had two hits and two RBI. ∎ The ConVal boys tennis team … 0

Peterborough: Pajamas in school at SMS

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

South Meadow School 8th Grade Students made pajamas in Consumer and Family Class and got some life lessons along the way. After making the pants they were allowed to wear them to school by paying $1. Altogether they raised $94 for the SMS Food Pantry. After the unit was complete, students were asked … 0

Court log: April 8, 2014

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Greenfield police Joshua Forand, 26, of New Boston, operating without a valid license, $124. Whitney Horak, 19, of Lyndeborough, possession of marijuana, $560 with $250 suspended for 12 months on the condition of no further misdemeanors or felonies and no violations for serious or alcohol-related matters; transporting an alcoholic beverage, $372; transportation of a controlled drug, charges not carried forward. Dennis Lorden, 21, … 0

ConVal: Cougar teams tops in sportsmanship

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The NHIAA has announced the recipients of this past winter sports season Sportsmanship Awards and ConVal Regional High School is pleased to announce that its Girl’s Basketball, Boy’s Basketball and Boy’s Ice Hockey programs were all ranked #1 … 0

Editorial: Heading in the right direction

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

An interesting idea surfaced this week at the Jaffrey-Rindge School Board meeting, as board members discussed how to cut spending to meet the requirements of a default budget. Board member Charlie Eicher suggested that perhaps not all administrators should get a 3 percent raise next year. He recommended … 0

Letter: ConVal’s food service is good for all

Thursday, March 20, 2014

To the editor: For years, the school budget hawks — most notably Mr. Chapman — have complained about an annual food service loss of $400,000. The statement is misleading, and after seeing this falsehood mentioned repeatedly over the years, I feel the need to comment. In fact there … 0

Women working for peace

Monday, March 24, 2014

For the second year in a row, Barbara Thorngren of Temple made the trip to New York City this month to attend the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. During her week in the city Thorngren … 0

Peterborough names new library director; welcome event planned Monday

Friday, March 21, 2014

Corinne Chronopoulos of Wilton has been named the new director of the Peterborough Town Library by the Board of Trustees. She will begin work in mid-June. “The board is very pleased to welcome Corinne. We will introduce her … 0

Conval: Staff cuts on the table

Monday, March 24, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — In order to reach a default budget of about $45 million for next year, the ConVal School District will need to make additional staff cuts, according to Superintendent Brendan Minnihan. Because the district’s budget proposal was rejected by voters earlier this month, about $770,000 in expenses … 0

ConVal: Middle school football team approved

Monday, March 24, 2014

BENNINGTON — Middle schoolers from South Meadow and Great Brook schools will have a new opportunity to play football next year, after ConVal School Board members endorsed a proposal to field a booster-funded team at their meeting on Thursday. The team will be for students at both middle … 0

ConVal: School board deadlocks on vote for this year’s chair

Monday, March 24, 2014

BENNINGTON — ConVal School Board members deadlocked when it came to choosing this year’s board chair at their first meeting following the March elections, with five of them supporting incumbent Butch Estey of Peterborough while five others backed Greenfield board member Myron Steere. But they did elect Pierce … 0

Sharon: Bridge work closes road

Monday, March 24, 2014

Cross Road will be closed beginning March 31 for the purpose of replacing the culvert bridge across Town Line Brook. An official notice of the closing went out to the residents on March 21, according to Town Administrator Chet Bowles. Hansen Bridge, a construction company out of New … 0

Peterborough: Recyclers avoid over 50 tons of waste

Friday, March 21, 2014

In the month of February, Peterborough and Sharon recyclers have recylced a total of 50.63 tons of waste. The breakdown of recyclables is: Newspaper — 3.2 tons Cardboard — 4.8 tons Mixed Paper — 12.48 tons Plastics — 2.01 tons Aluminum cans - .4 tons Steel Cans — … 0