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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 …

Hancock: Outdoor winter events, classes on tap

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Snowshoeing, skiiing, winter survival and even gardening are on the Harris Center event calendar for January and February. On Jan. 26, Otter Brook Farm’s agricultural specialist, Matthew Roy, will lead a session on planning spring and summer gardens. He’ll discuss soil, nitrogen, water, plant cycles, and much more. …

Wilton: Rebecca Rule speaks in Wilton

Thursday, January 21, 2016

New Hampshire humorist and writer Rebecca Rule will speak in Wilton on Feb. 16 in the 2nd Congregational Church sanctuary, at 7 p.m. The presentation, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by The Wilton Lions Club. Refreshments will be served afterward, and there will …

Peterborough: MCH eyes affiliation with CMC

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

The Board of Trustees at Monadnock Community Hospital Wednesday approved a letter of intent to explore an affiliation with Catholic Medical Center in Manchester. The affiliation will not affect employees, said Cynthia McGuire, president and CEO of MCH. …

Running: High Mowing to Host ‘Winter Chiller’ race on Saturday

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Right about now is the time when the prioritizing we’ve done to get out of doors and stay healthy starts to fizzle. A face full of freezing wind and slushy footing is the opposite of fun for most, …

Katherine Coker — Mark Bergin

Monday, January 18, 2016

Jessica Schultz of Wilton was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Champlain College, Burlington, Vermont. To make the list a student must achieve a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Schultz is majoring in communication. …

Wilton: Theater screens Griffith epic on 100th anniversary

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

D.W. Griffith’s 1916 silent film epic “Intolerance,” the next film in the silent film series at the Town Hall Theatre, will screen on Jan. 31, at 4:30 p.m. This film was a cinematic breakthrough that changed the movies …

Achievement:

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

William Tremblay of Wilton has been named to the President’s List at Western New England University for the fall semester. Tremblay is working toward a degree in Electrical Engineering. Students are named to the President’s List for achieving a semester grade point average of 3.80 or higher. …

Country Living: This is goodbye to an old friend

Thursday, January 7, 2016

This new year is starting out to be a bit lonely for me without George around. He was the kind of housemate who knew how to fit in without being a bother — a master at respecting my privacy. After all, I’d been on my own for a …

Viewpoint: Problem is lack of skilled people of working age

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

For decades, we have been hearing the refrain, “Cut expenses, cut taxes; government is bad.” But what does data say? The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis shows that the highest Gross Domestic Product growth rates in 2014 were …

Alpine skiing: Tamok, Van Ham ski to top-ten finishes

Monday, January 18, 2016

The ConVal Alpine ski team competed at Crotched Mountain on Thursday. ConVal’s Eli Tamok and WLC’s Ian Van Ham were the only local skiers to crack the top ten, as Tamok finished seventh and Van Ham 9th. Tim Weeks of Bedford won the boys’ race. Jaclyn Clark and …