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Jaffrey-Rindge / Mascenic / WLC: DI teams back from Globals

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Six area teams got the opportunity to test their ingenuity and skills last week during the Destination Imagination Globals. Students were pitted against the cream of the crop from not only around the nation, but around the world. The contest was held at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville over several days last week. Global Finals included 17,000 attendees from … 0

Softball: WLC comeback falls short

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

WLC nearly took out No. 2 Sunapee Thursday, but the Lakers prevailed 8-7. WLC was up 3-0 early before a couple of costly errors opened the floodgates in the fourth. After a Warrior flurry, Sunapee scored in the sixth and the game went into the final frame with WLC down 8-4. The Warriors tied it in the top of the seventh, but the … 0

Letters: Don’t trust others’ opinions

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

To the editor: In the May 19 paper, Benji Rosen reported on a presentation by Alison Weir to the Rotarians, where she was critical of U.S. support for Israel. Rosen informed readers that the Anti-Defamation League says Weir “...employs anti-Semitic imagery in portraying Israel’s influence over America.” Reporting such a serious charge after the presentation is not helpful. Readers are just left wondering … 0

Wilton: Controversial, epic silent film screening Sunday

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

“The Birth of a Nation,” the 1915 ground-breaking epic D.W. Griffith film, will screen at the Town Hall Theatre on Sunday, May 24, at 4:30 p.m. Although the film is regarded as a masterpiece tarnished by racism and … 0

Girls’ Tennis: WLC puts up fight

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Wilton lost narrowly to Moultonborough despite defaulting three matches. The Warriors (4-9) fell 5-4 to the Panthers (8-3). Player absences hampered the team, Coach Betsie Sullivan said in an email, as they were without players in the No. 5 singles, No. 6 singles and No. 3 doubles matches. … 0

Peterborough: MacDowell gets $200,000 gift

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

An anonymous donors has given the MacDowell Colony $200,000 to fund an annual residency of up to two months at colony. The new fellowship honors literary agent Charlotte Sheedy and will be awarded to writers representing populations across racial and cultural boundaries. In announcing the Charlotte Sheedy Fellowship … 0

Viewpoint: Putting the ‘grand’ in grandparenting

Friday, May 15, 2015

When I was first told I would be a grandmother, I must admit I had reservations. Grandparenting is for old people. Grandmothers wear their hair in a bun, wear sensible shoes that tie, and they have false teeth. I was not ready for that. I have since discovered … 0

Letters: Finding health care providers

Friday, May 15, 2015

To the editor: Lucy Nichols’ thoughtful letter of May 12 underscored the difficulty of selecting a new health care facility based on publicly available hospital performance data. Hospitals typically expend a great deal of energy ensuring that they perform well on required safety and quality measures. A major … 0

Wilton police log: May 21, 2015

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

WILTON Saturday, May 9 Theft of stones: At 9:05 a.m., police received reports of a theft from a Davisville Road resident, who said that someone stole stones from the walls of his property. Arrest: At 12:53 p.m., police arrested Echo D. Estabrook, 41 of Wilton who turned herself … 0

Peterborough: Rotarians hear critique of U.S. policy in Israel

Monday, May 18, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — In a talk given to Rotarians on Monday, Alison Weir blasted the U.S. media for showing bias towards Israel over Palestinians and the U.S. government for providing hundreds of millions in aid to Israel. Town Administrator … 1

First generation on the farm

Monday, May 18, 2015

Linda Estabrook doesn’t have a background in farming. But as she looks around and sees a vibrant, growing dedication to local food, it makes her want to get down in the dirt. “This is an area where you … 0

Men’s tennis: Bujak honored for stellar doubles play

Friday, May 15, 2015

After piecing together one of their most successful seasons in program history, the Elmira College men’s tennis team has more to celebrate. Elmira’s first doubles tandem of Satchal Waters, ‘16 and Keith Bujak, ‘15, of Lyndeborough, received Empire … 0

Track and Field: Banish, Bailey win big at Conant meet

Monday, May 18, 2015

JAFFREY — Conant’s Jordan Banish hadn’t been practicing long jump, but still found herself competing in the event at Thursday’s meet. Banish took a strong running start, stopped and dug her heels into the ground for a split … 0