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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: 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

Softball: Warriors keep up hot streak

Friday, May 8, 2015

The defending DIV champs are on an absolute tear. WLC won all three of their games last week to go to 9-1 on the season. The Warriors are on an 8-game winning streak, during which they outscored opponents 95-9. Last Monday, WLC faced Hinsdale and won 12-0. The … 0

WLC: Why I appreciate our veterans

Friday, May 8, 2015

(Editor’s note: This essay was the first-place winner in the VFW Post 8641 Patriot’s Pen essay contest, for which the author was honored at April’s Loyalty Day banquet.) There are so many reasons to appreciate our veterans. They … 0

WLC: The importance of Veteran’s Day

Friday, May 8, 2015

(Editor’s note: This essay was the first-place winner in the VFW Post 8641 Voice of Democracy essay contest, for which the author was honored at April’s Loyalty Day banquet.) The calendar tacked to my bedroom wall reads Nov. 11, 2014. Honestly, if the caption “Veteran’s Day” didn’t appear … 0

Wilton: Lighting, electric work set to begin

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

WILTON — Lighting and electrical upgrades are about to begin at the Town Hall, as part of a larger energy-efficiency overhaul. “I think all of these things are going to start saving us money, really from day one,” said Rick Swanson, who is both the Select Board chair … 0

Wilton: Cable choices to expand

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

WILTON — Customers will soon have an additional option for cable television in town, as soon as the middle of May, as the town renewed its franchise agreement with Comcast and signed a new one with TDS. “This … 0

Jaffrey: Brush fires plaguing the region

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Fire officials throughout the state are warning residents to be aware of their surroundings, after a number of brush fires have broken out in the past few days. The Jaffrey Fire Department responded to 111 Gilmore Pond Rd. … 0

Rindge / Wilton: Police: Lock your car to avoid break-ins

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Car break-ins are a growing trend statewide, according to Wilton Police Chief Brent Hautanen. “It’s rare that we have damage done. Usually, they’re just going around testing for unlocked doors, and the only reason people realize their car has been gone through is things are out of place. … 0

Girls’ Tennis: No. 1 Conant girls still undefeated

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

The Conant girls’ tennis team beat Wilton-Lyndeborough and Sanborn to continue their undefeated season. The Orioles swept the Warriors (2-5) 9-0, as No. 1 Shannon Bennett beat WLC’s Madison Bacon for the second time this year, Coach Jody … 0

Baseball: WLC dominates Hinsdale at home

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

The Warriors only needed five innings to defeat Hinsdale on Monday, 14-3. Freshman Casey Lane was converted from catcher to pitcher for the game. Lane allowed two hits, struck out five and had two walks in four innings. “I can see Casey as our number two guy,” said … 0