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Peterborough: Theater to install service for those who are blind

Monday, April 27, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The Community Theatre is out to illuminate the world of movies for the visually impaired and hard of hearing. Owner Carol Nelson is fundraising to install Descriptive Video Service, a device which allows audience members can personal headsets to listen to a description of a movie, in the theater. “It’s freedom and independence to be able to be in my own movie theater. ” said Stephen Yerardi of … 0

Hancock: ‘Oh, the places you’ll go’

Monday, April 27, 2015

Two years ago, Mason Ellis was a ConVal senior who played hockey, did his homework, and hung out with friends. Last month, the Hancock native and lance corporal chased elephants away from his drinking water in the Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania, an East African country known for its vast savannas and mountainous … 0

WLC/Jaffrey-Rindge/Mascenic: Destination: Knoxville for globals-bound teams

Monday, April 27, 2015

With state wins behind them, Destination Imagination teams must fundraise to send their teams to the global competition. Teams from Jaffrey-Rindge, Mascenic and Wilton-Lyndeborough all took first place or were selected as a wildcard to attend the global competition May 19-22. WLC has always made a point to support its Destination Imagination team, … 0

Peterborough: Stranded kayakers rescued

Monday, April 27, 2015

Firefighters rescued three ConVal students stranded on an island Thursday after their kayaks capsized in the frigid Contoocook River. Emily Garland, her younger sister, Madeline Garland and Elizabeth O’Rourke’s injuries were minor, and they declined medical treatment, said … 0

PETERBOROUGH: Man charged with burglary in 2 towns

Monday, April 27, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — A suspect charged this month in connection with two business burglaries in Greenfield was arrested over the weekend for a home burglary in Peterborough that allegedly took place in October. Codie Anderson, 17, of Greenfield was arrested Sunday evening and charged with burglary. It is alleged … 0

Peterborough: The benefits of hiking

Monday, April 27, 2015

Whether it’s sunny or overcast, Craig and Janet Altobello hike. On a misty April morning, the Peterborough couple hiked the paved road of Miller State Park. Janet listed the holistic benefits of hiking. “We hike for the exercise, … 0

Diagnosis 101: What is bone density loss, and what can be done about it?

Monday, April 27, 2015

The question: What is bone density loss, who is at risk, and what can be done about it? The expert: Wendy Walthers, radiology lead in mammography at Monadnock Community Hospital. Walthers does bone density loss screenings every day … 0

International Markets: Navigating the world of commerce overseas

Monday, April 27, 2015

Though he lives in Peterborough, Eric Blackmer spends a fair bit of time talking to people in Asia, Europe, Africa and the Middle East, working with far-off distributors to get his company’s high-definition microphones to markets around the … 0

Boys’ Tennis: Warriors lose close one with Bow

Monday, April 27, 2015

Wilton-Lyndeborough fell to Bow Tuesday, but not without putting up a fight that, with the threat of darkness, almost ended the match in a tie. The Warriors (3-3) lost 3-5 to the Bulldogs (2-3), although strong performances across the lineup and a No. 2 doubles match played by … 0

Bobcat’s Tail: Hanging in the balance: support for Fish and Game

Friday, April 24, 2015

While our streams and forests are springing to life, the Statehouse halls in Concord are stirring with conversations about New Hampshire’s commitment to wildlife. In the N.H. Senate, the House and the governor’s office, they’re talking about how … 0

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Baseball: Seeley leads WLC to win

Monday, April 27, 2015

Led by a dominant pitching performance by junior Christian Seeley, the Warriors won their first game of the season against Epping, 7-1. Seeley was able to keep batters off balance all game, striking out nine, surrendering four hits and a walk. Despite scoring seven runs in the game, … 0

Letters: Free electricity? That’s a farce

Thursday, April 9, 2015

To the editor: Free electricity? If the students of Dublin School get into the “math and science” surrounding the Head of School’s proposed solar project, as he suggests (see “Dublin School pursues solar” in the March 31 edition), he’ll likely earn an “F.” How can anyone advocate for … 0