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

Peterborough: The challenges, blessings of leading small-town churches

Monday, May 11, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Fledgling Rev. Lisa Mobayed and twenty-something Pastor Lourey Savick agree that the rural character of the Monadnock region heightens their relationship with their parishioners. Mobayed — a reverend at the Walpole Unitarian Church and parishioner at … 0

Peterborough: MCH laboratory awarded accreditation

Monday, April 20, 2015

The Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists has awarded accreditation to Monadnock Community Hospital based on results of a recent on-site inspection of the hospital’s laboratory as part of the CAP’s accreditation programs. The facility’s director, Dr. John Bryan, MD, was advised of this national recognition … 0

GIrls’ TENnis: ConVal loses all four of week’s matches

Monday, May 11, 2015

The ConVal girls squad continues to show promise, despite a tough week that saw them drop four matches. The Cougars (1-7) fell to Hollis-Brookline (7-2) and Goffstown (4-5), while also losing to Lebanon (5-5) in a doubleheader. The team lost 9-0 t the Cavaliers and 8-1 to the … 0

Peterborough: ConVal, NHBB plan course on manufacturing

Monday, May 11, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Manufacturing employment in New Hampshire nosedived 36 percent from 2000 to 2010. While the industry inches back, everyone from Gov. Maggie Hassan to legislators to manufacturers are asking how they can build a younger workforce. Now … 0

Monadnock region welcomes tourists

Friday, May 8, 2015

The Governors’ Conference on Travel & Tourism was held May 4 and 5 in Keene. The N.H. Travel Council — which includes conference Co-Chairs Jamie Trowbridge, president of Yankee Magazine, and Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce Executive Director … 0

Little League: Orioles beat North as Jordan homers

Friday, May 8, 2015

The ConVal Orioles beat ConVal North Thursday 8-5 at Moose Brook field in Hancock. Will Theriault and Casey Jordan pitched for the Orioles. Jordan hit a home run and Theriault added three hits of his own. Oscar Bernier and Dhanesh Airi each singled for the Os. Austin Sloane, … 0

Little League: Siegel, Murray crush three-run homers

Friday, May 8, 2015

The first game of the season saw the Dublin/Hancock minors top the Peterborough Marlins 12-11 last week at Moose Brook Park. There was strong offense on both sides; for Dublin-Hancock, Peter Murray launched a 3-run homerun in the 2nd and Ethan Kinney added a pair of doubles in … 0

Little League: Mets top Rangers; Conway makes grab

Friday, May 8, 2015

The Peterborough Mets outlasted the Peterborough Rangers and won 10-8 riding terrific pitching from starter Spencer Newsham and reliever Isaiah Michaels and strong catching by Ben Kriebel. Michaels struck out the side to close the game out and thwart a rally. The Rangers were led by Jack McLaughlin … 0

Hancock: Plans in the works for Sargent Center

Friday, May 8, 2015

The Board of the newly formed Friends of Sargent will be holding its annual meeting at Sargent Center in Hancock, from June 5 to 7. During that time, they will be meeting with area supporters of outdoor experiential education, as well as community members who are concerned about … 0

ConVal Voices: The apple on the corner of the desk

Friday, May 8, 2015

Every morning I leave the door of my classroom open while I monitor the nearby halls of ConVal. When I returned one day this past fall, I was pleasantly surprised to find an apple on my desk. I know the image that just popped into your head. A … 0