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Football: ConVal middle school team seeks players

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

ConVal is proud to announce its inaugural season in the Granite State Football League for Middle School Football. The team is open to select 6th-graders and all 7th- and 8th-graders. The team will be coached by John Reitnauer (former head ConVal Varsity football coach and most recently an assistant football coach at Franklin Pierce University) and assisted by Kevin Carne. Practices are Aug. 20, 21, 22 and 23 from 8-10 … 0

Softball: ConVal rolls in summer action Monday at Swanzey Center

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The Cougars arrived at Swanzey Center with an array of players ranging from incoming freshman to seniors with the idea of getting an inside look at what has allowed the team to celebrate a state championship sandwiched between a pair of semifinal game appearances. The mixed bag of Cougars proved to much for … 0

Players Review: ‘The Granite State’ — a writer’s dilemma

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

He draws you in with his wit and intellect. He’s loquacious, dramatic, entertaining. He’s self-absorbed, hedonistic, moody, with a penchant for falling in love. He’s a writer named George in Charles Morey’s brand new play, “The Granite State.” For a writer, Morey’s play about a writer is somewhat like a window into one’s … 0

Letter: Bogus surveys do harm, not good

Monday, June 30, 2014

To the editor: Today I received a 56-page piece of mail from the Keene Shopper that announced the Readers’ Choice Awards of the weekly paper. Is it just me, or do others have a problem with bogus surveys like this? It appears that the only winner was the … 0

Letter: Respect is due Cpl. Garabrant

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

To the editor: Romans 13:7 (English Standard Version) “Pay to all what is owed to them...respect to whom respect is owed, honor to whom honor is owed.” I did not personally know Lance Corporal Brandon Garabrant. I do not know his family, but the Holy Scripture clearly teaches … 0

Girls Lacrosse: ConVal senior Thomas makes All-State

Monday, June 30, 2014

ConVal senior defenseman Olivia Thomas was named to the DIII All-State Third Team. … 0

Parent Wise: Let kids be kids in the summertime

Friday, June 27, 2014

With the long-structured school days behind them for the next two months, children have their sought after freedom from constant direction and the pressure of adult time schedules. Unless they don’t. Free time Many children will experience the … 0

Peterborough: Lawlor takes fourth at Special Olympics USA Games

Monday, June 30, 2014

Champions were revealed in 40 New Hampshire Special Olympics athletes last week as they competed in the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games with 3,500 athletes from around the country. New Hampshire athletes participated in eight of 16 sports … 0

Court Log: June 26

Monday, June 30, 2014

Jaffrey Police Patricia Bellerose, 20, of Jaffrey, simple assault, commitment to the House of Correction for 30 days with 30 days suspended for 12 months on condition of no further misdemeanors or felonies and no violations for serious matters. Michelle Griffin, 47, of New Hampton, theft, commitment to … 0

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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

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Viewpoint: Stark reminders that racism persists

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Editorial note: This viewpoint ran in the June 22 edition of the Concord Monitor. Daniel Weeks is a 2001 ConVal grad. June 12 was Loving Day. What’s that? The day that, in 1967, the U.S. Supreme Court handed … 0

Editorial: Finding the way at Franklin Pierce

Monday, June 30, 2014

Times are tough these days for small liberal arts schools like Franklin Pierce University. As college costs skyrocket, both students and parents are taking a hard look at what they get for their money. They may be choosing where to attend college as much on whether it offers … 0

Peterborough/Sharon: School merger possible

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Southern New Hampshire University and the New Hampshire Institute of Art have opened preliminary talks about a possible merger, a step that could have implications for the Sharon Arts Center, which itself merged with the Manchester-based NHIA back in 2012. According to a memo that SNHU President Paul … 0