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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

Reaching a peak: Ultramarathon runners race to top of Mt. Monadnock

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Millions have climbed Mount Monadnock, but Chris Watson of Peterborough is looking for a bigger challenge. Watson, a veteran of seven Ironman Triathlons, will be carrying the flag for Our Town in the first-ever Manchester to Monadnock ultramarathon, … 0

RUnning: ConVal grad wins New York 5K race

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Maxine Dunn was one of over 300 participants in the Cider Creek 5K race held in Cooperstown, New York on April 25. She finished first — in spite of the fact that a course volunteer sent her and … 0

Little League: Scheinblums shine as O’s beat Rangers

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

The ConVal Orioles defeated the ConVal Rangers Monday night by a score of 9-5. Max Scheinblum, Sam Scheinblum and Will Theriault pitched for the Orioles. Max Scheinblum helped his own cause with a homer and a double. Ollie Theriault doubled for the Orioles. Lorien Wright, Jack McLaughlin and … 0

ConVal: Crotched employee is new CV Alpine coach

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Conval High School welcomes Holly Wilson as the new head varsity alpine ski coach. Holly comes to the program with extensive experience coaching high school athletes from around the globe during her tenure at National Sports Academy in … 0

Girls’ Lacrosse: Speedy Bow squad tops ConVal

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

ConVal girls’ lacrosse couldn’t shake off Monday their four-game losing streak. They lost to Bow (6-2) 22-8. “Bow’s fast breaks hurt us early and often,” said coach Derek Sorbello. “We were unable to recover from that.” Lily Sheridan scored five goals. Andria Daragon, Sarah Kolk and Maddy Zimmerman … 0

Viewpoints: Town Meetings — gone but not forgotten?

Friday, May 1, 2015

Recently the town I live in did the unthinkable. At least it was unthinkable for some of us die-hard New Englanders. They voted to do away with Town Meetings. Yes, they walked into those voting booths and checked off the spot that put the proverbial kibosh on a … 0

VIEWPOINTS: Deflategate and the integrity of the sport

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Regardless of the sport being played, it is absolutely essential that the playing field be equal for all. But that hasn’t necessarily been the case especially over the late two decades. One negative impact has been the use … 0

Viewpoints: Building guidelines for FERC, eminent domain

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

I wonder what our founding fathers would say if we told them the federal government allows private businesses to take land from owners under certain circumstances with less than adequate compensation. I can’t imagine they would be too enthusiastic after penning the line “nor shall private property be … 0

Peterborough: Presidential hopeful Perry: ‘I’m prepared and healthy’

Monday, May 11, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Joel Huberman waited eagerly outside the Peterborough Diner Friday, rehearsing the question on campaign finance reform he hoped to ask presidential-hopeful Rick Perry. When Huberman, an Independent voter, asked his question in the back room at … 0

CONVAL School District: ‘NOTHING SHORT OF AMAZING’

Monday, May 11, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — As always, the Rotary Club fielded nominations from the community to select its Teacher of the Year. The answer, the club found, was nestled within a comment from a student on one of the nominations. “It … 0