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

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