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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

Letter: Collaboration in education is key

Friday, March 28, 2014

To the editor: Rick Sirvint made the excellent point that student achievement depends a lot on the community and not just on teachers. The fear attached to limiting school budgets is partly due to underestimating this reality. Education is a lifelong process and much of it takes place … 0

Letter: Voting on death penalty repeal

Friday, March 28, 2014

To the editor: It has been a very busy couple of weeks at the N.H. House. We have had many big issue bills. The repeal of the death penalty was among them. I was eating lunch but thinking about the main bill for the afternoon. At the next … 0

Letter: Administrative cuts in order

Friday, March 28, 2014

To the editor: Concerning the budget issues facing the Conval School district, I do not understand why no one ever mentions cuts in administration expenses. Let me first state that the administrators work hard, as do the teachers, related service professionals and paraprofessionals. However, historically the administrators never … 0

Peterborough: Leadership change called for

Friday, March 28, 2014

To the editor: Why am I not surprised that the ConVal School Board was deadlocked in choosing their next chairperson? Frustrated? Yes. Thankful for the tie? Absolutely, but not surprised. This is a reflection of the angst of our times. There is a clear need for change, but … 0

Viewpoints: Savings to be had in ConVal’s food service

Friday, March 28, 2014

The default budget is forcing the question of choices. What will actually benefit education? Daniel Krason’s recent letter suggests that the present ConVal Food Service must be maintained despite its large annual losses because it provides a “fair wage” and “healthier food.” The facts? While on the School … 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: Giving thanks to Temple supporters

Thursday, March 20, 2014

To the editor: An open letter to Temple residents: Thank you to all those who supported me in my campaign for selectman. George Willard Temple … 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