Campaigners are urging the public to vote  "no," against petition articles on the ConVal warrant to close Great Brook School or allow the School Board to close any of the elementary schools in the future.

ConVal: Petitions 8, 9 by the numbers

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

If the public votes to approve a warrant petition article to close Great Brook School, the ConVal School District would save at least $1,682,880 each year from closing the middle school in Antrim, according to a report the District Model Study Committee published in 2012. Another petition article — to lift from Article 5 of the Articles Agreement the requirement … 0

Peterborough: Scott-Farrar closes, temporarily

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Scott-Farrar Home — a nursing home that has served the Peterborough area for more than 100 years — is closing in 40 days for financial reasons. Trustees say the home has been losing as much as $30,000 a month over the last two years. But trustees hope the closure is just temporary, as … 0

Sharon: Write-in candidate ready to serve

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Ted O’Brien never expected Carl Newton, the opponent who edged him out last year for a spot on the Sharon Select Board, to ask him to serve alongside him the year after. Well, Newton did just that. Now, O’Brien hopes to apply his four decades in television and radio broadcasting to help the … 0

Dress in Blue Day is Friday

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Please join me and wear blue tomorrow, Dress in Blue Day, to increase awareness of colorectal cancer. Colorectal cancer, or cancer in the colon or rectum, is the second leading cause of cancer death and the third most … 0

At MacDowell: Filmmaker opens 14th MacDowell season

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Filmmaker Katarzyna Plazinska will introduce her films and discuss current projects at MacDowell Downtown at The Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Friday. Plazinska, who grew up in Kolobrzeg, Northern Poland, describes herself as a curious sort, … 0

Temple Select board: Balancing long- and short-term needs

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Allan Pickman Occupation: Construction Estimator, Retired. Time living in town: 34 years. Previously elected offices: Planning Board for 29 years, Selectman, one three-year term, Conval School Board one three-year term. Other qualifications: Parent of a son educated for … 0

ConVal: Cougars volleyball seeks middle-schoolers

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

When ConVal moved from NHIAA’s Division III to Division II, their volleyball program found themselves playing against much more experienced competitors, many of whom started playing volleyball in middle or even elementary school. Now, ConVal is looking to … 0

Temple Planning Board, 1-year term: Farming is important to us

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Ted Sartell Occupation: Currently a full-time farmer after retiring in 2011 from a career in engineering and management at BAE Systems in Nashua. Time living in town: 36 years Previously elected offices: None Other qualifications: Temple resident since … 0

Boys’ basketball: CV gets huge win on road

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Nothing is set in stone yet, but with their big road win Tuesday night at Milford, the ConVal boys look to have punched their ticket to the postseason for the first time since 2002. After last week’s loss … 0

Temple-Greenville police log: Feb. 26, 2015

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Temple-Greenville Wednesday, Feb. 4 Arrest: Police arrested Carrie Mims, 39, of Greenville and charged her with operating after suspension of registration. She was released on $1,000 personal recognizance bail and issued a court date of April 2 at the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey. Thursday, Feb. 12 Arrest: Police … 0

Editorial: ConVal voters, we have choices!

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Two petition articles on the ConVal ballot may not sit well with everyone, but they offer this: a chance to vote for change. The goals seem clear: Rein in costs while offering the best education our money can buy. It’s the how best to do this that will … 0

Boys’ basketball: A true act of sportsmanship at South Meadow

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

The last game of the Blue Winter Slam Basketball Tournament afternoon boys session at SMS turned out to be a championship game. Hillsboro defeated SMS in the first game, the Monadnock defeated SMS in the second game; both … 0

Viewpoint: In support of SB2 for Temple

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

My name is Jeff Sones, I am resident of Temple, a veteran of the U.S. military, and a parent of an active-duty soldier. Last year at Town Meeting, I spoke at the end of the meeting in response to a gentleman’s closing comments regarding the defeat of SB2. … 0