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Wilton: Community potluck soup swap Saturday

Friday, October 17, 2014

The 2nd Congregational Church in Wilton is hosting a potluck soup swap on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. sponsored by the Wilton Community Center Bring a pot of your favorite soup to share and enjoy a warming meal with good company. While dining, be entertained by family-friendly magician, Preston Heller, who will visit your table to amaze you with his feats of magic. There will be small containers available … 0

Wilton: Chaney films featured for ‘creepfest’

Monday, October 20, 2014

A creepfest of silent horror films will be screened at the Town Hall Theater on Sunday, Oct. 26, at 4:30 p.m. Two movies starring Lon Chaney, “West of Zanzibar” from 1928 and “The Unholy Three” from 1925, will be shown with live music accompaniment. “West of Zanzibar” features Chaney as a magician paralyzed … 0

Cross-country: LaBrie leads the way for Boynton at middle school race

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

On a dark and overcast day that both threatened rain and breaks of sun, 2900 middle school cross country athletes took to the trails of Londonderry to contest the 41st New Hampshire Middle School cross country championships. The championships offer 8th, 7th and 5th/6th non scoring races for both genders along with the … 0

Backyard Birder: Notes from the (hawk) watch: The daily account is more than numbers

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Last November, as the fall hawkwatch season up on Pack Monadnock came to an end, my Backyard Birder column was mostly excerpts from Hawkwatcher Henry’s daily reports. Each day’s count is submitted to a continent-wide network of hawkwatches, … 0

Peterborough: Fairpoint workers picketing over contract negotiations

Monday, October 20, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A handful of local Fairpoint technicians picketing on Concord Street outside the Fairpoint facility on Monday and Friday are some of the 1,700 employees on strike in New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine, after a failed attempt … 0

Roundup: Sturges scores two for ConVal

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

ConVal boys soccer ConVal beat Manchester West 4-1 on Tuesday Max Sturges scored two goals in the first ten minutes of game, assisted by Aiden Hall on the first and Noah Cail on second. Nate Sullivan scored the third goal off a pass from Ian Szep. Manchester West … 0

Editorial: Food and farming go hand in hand

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

If you were lost in the woods, would you want a handful of dollars or a handful of food? That question, posed by farmer Ruth Holmes at Tuesday’s Community Conversation in Peterborough’s Bass Hall, is a pithy and profound way to get to the core of both the … 0

Roundup: Cougars fall in OT vs. Hollis-Brookline

Monday, October 13, 2014

ConVal boys soccer ConVal lost once again to rival Hollis-Brookline on Thursday. The Cavaliers came out and scored in the first two minutes of the game. The ConVal boys fought back and scored with a bit over 29 minutes remaining in the first half. Max Sturges scored the … 0

Business: A look at trends

Monday, October 13, 2014

Waistlines from Thanksgiving and Christmas feasting will not be the only thing growing this holiday season. Major U.S. retail companies announced expanding their workforce in the buildup to the holidays, according to published reports. And New Hampshire and the state’s southwest corner are experiencing similar growth in seasonal … 0

Money Matters: Have you begun preparing for tax time 2014?

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Clearly, it is difficult for working people, especially those with families, to start thinking about their 2014 tax return in October, but it is a good idea to do so. My advice to taxpayers must fall into two … 0

Wilton: Town gets $1,000 grant for energy efficiency work

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

WILTON — Two town buildings will be looked at to determine potential ways to save energy, thanks to a $1,000 grant from the New England Grass Roots Environmental fund and a donation from an anonymous resident. Rick Swanson, who is both a Select Board member and a member … 0

Roundup: Holding scores two in ConVal win

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

ConVal girls soccer The ConVal girls soccer team beat Manchester West on Tuesday in a game that the Cougars “dominated from start to finish,” according to coach David Springfield. Sylvie Holding had a pair of goals in the … 0

Wilton: ‘Sex on the Moon’ discussion at library

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

“Sex on the Moon: The Amazing Story Behind the Most Audacious Heist in History” by Ben Mezrich will be the topic for the book discussion on Oct. 23., at 7 p.m. In 2002, NASA fellow Thad Roberts hatched the most daring heist ever conceived — steal NASA’s precious … 0