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Wilton-Lyndeborough School District: Would-be superintendents to tour schools

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Two finalists for the superintendent position will be touring the schools and meeting parents next week. The district has spent the last few months advertising for and interviewing potential candidates to replace Dr. Christine Tyree as the district’s superintendent. Tyree’s contract is ending this year, and she was only willing to stay on as a part-time position. Wanting a full-time person on the job, the district began to look for …

Skiing / snowboarding: Get stoked

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Crotched Mountain is well-known for its extensive series of terrain parks, breeding scores of skiers and snowboarders who can hit the wildest tricks imaginable off the mountain’s plethora of ramps, pipes and other installations. But what does it take to build a park? We caught up with parks crew member Nolan Munroe to …

Boys’ basketball: Vikings win WLC rematch

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Tuesday’s Mascenic/WLC boys’ basketball game was a controlled affair unlike the run-and-gun shootout earlier this season, but the end result was the same: a Vikings win. Initially, the Warriors looked to have an advantage down low, with forward Sean McLure working hard down low, but that edge soon evaporated, with Mascenic’s Cooper Wayrynen …

Interfaith Soul Food: ‘When there is peace among religions, there will be peace in the world’

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Ever since I moved to this country from where I grew up in Australia, I’ve looked forward to the winter solstice on Dec. 21 to 22, as it signifies the days will begin to lengthen again, slowly providing …

Viewpoint: Season proposal conservative approach to harvest management

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

As stewards of the public’s wildlife resources, it’s the N.H. Fish and Game Department’s responsibility to facilitate informed decision-making about the use of our state’s wildlife. With that in mind, I’ve chosen to use this opportunity to share …

Viewpoint: Bobcat population has increased significantly

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

I was recently asked by an editor at the Ledger-Transcript if I was in favor of the bobcat season being proposed by the N.H. Fish and Game Department and, if so, would I write an opinion piece on …

Bobcat’s Tail: 10 bits about bobcats

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

One of our most secretive mammals — the bobcat — is getting a lot of attention these days. Pushed on by the 11-member, governor-appointed N.H. Fish and Game Commission, the Fish and Game Department has proposed ending the …

Spirituality: How Jubilee Year came into my life

Thursday, January 21, 2016

We Jews read, study, or chant the weekly Torah Portion, or “Parsha,” on Shabbat (Friday evening and Saturday morning) to keep our sanity. The Torah is divided into 64 sequential Parashat, from creation to the death of Moses. …

Reimers Reason: On selling food that you make in your kitchen

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Over the holidays, a friend gave us nicely jarred strawberry jam that she made at home. Another friend spent a Sunday in our kitchen pickling various vegetables, including cauliflower, golden beets, candy cane beets (that was the first …

basketball: WLC can’t get past Sunapee

Monday, January 25, 2016

Wilton-Lyndeborough sent their basketball teams over to Sunapee Friday night, but were forced to return empty-handed, as the Laker girls and boys were able to pull of the doubleheader sweep. In the girls’ game, DIV’s dangerous, dominant duo of Faith Larpenter and Katie Frederick combined to equal the …

Alpine skiing: Van Ham rockets into top 10 as ConVal’s best take spills

Monday, January 25, 2016

Some of the top ski racers in the area took spills during Thursday’s slalom race, opening the door for some new blood in the top 10. ConVal’s Eli Tamok and Aiden Hall both suffered falls during their first …

Hancock: Winter vacation programs for kids planned at Harris Center

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Registration is under way for the Harris Center’s winter vacation programs in February. A three-day Winter Adventures vacation camp for children in grades K through 4 will take place on Feb. 22 to Feb. 24, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Harris Center, with a Feb. …

Keene: Film on grassland birds on Jan. 28

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

The film “Plight of the Grassland Birds” will be shown Jan. 28 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Putnam Theater at Keene State College. From the fields of New England to the deserts of Mexico and the …