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The ConVal baseball team lost to Sanborn 7-0 in the Division II preliminary round on Thursday, May 30, 2013.
(Staff photo by Tim Goodwin)

2014 BASEBALL PREVIEW: Baseball is back in the Monadnock region

Monday, April 14, 2014

The crack of the bat has already begun to ring out around the Monadnock region, as the high school baseball season kicked off last night. With Conant seeking to go back to back after a big title win last year and ConVal looking to ride their otherworldly starting pitcher Ivon Clough to the postseason, not to mention the young Mascenic … 0

Roundup: ConVal’s Hardwick takes first in girls discus

Monday, April 14, 2014

On Friday, the ConVal track team participated in their season opener at Souhegan High School. Four schools participated in the meet, Hollis-Brookline, Souhegan, Pelham and ConVal. ConVal had several top three finishes in a number of events. Leading the way on the girls team was co-captain Megan Hardwick with a strong first place … 0

Wilton: Heroin, crack seized in bust

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

WILTON — After a multi-department investigation into the sale of heroin in the area, Wilton police have arrested two of their residents on felony charges of possession and intent to distribute. More than 10 grams of heroin was seized from a Wilton Main Street apartment earlier this month, according to Police Chief Brent … 0

Wilton: Grants awarded for water system upgrade

Monday, February 3, 2014

WILTON — The Wilton Water Commission has been awarded two grants, valued at more than $35,000, to make future improvements to the Wilton water system. A $20,569 grant was awarded through the N.H. Department of Safety Emergency Management … 0

LYNDEBOROUGH: WLC official touts consolidation plan

Monday, February 3, 2014

LYNDEBOROUGH — A plan to move Lyndeborough elementary school students to a renovated Florence Rideout Elementary School in Wilton should give students more options, School Superintendent Christine Tyrie told Select Board members on Wednesday. “With the reconfiguration, Lyndeborough students will get a gym, an adequate library and cafeteria,” … 0

Letter: Town’s solar plan is pie in the sky

Monday, February 3, 2014

To the editor: Peterborough’s Public Works Director is quoted in this paper Jan. 21 as claiming that the town can produce a megawatt of electric power from solar panels to be placed on a mere 3.5 acres. You also report that he whines about Councilor Sununu’s past opposition … 0

Jaffrey: Arts auction goes deep

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Going, going, gone! Each year, the region’s art lovers gather to either make their quiet, hopeful bids at the Monadnock Arts silent auction, or don the black tie and gown, raise their paddles, and bid on a little … 0

Lyndeborough/Wilton: Wilton man sees burglary charge

Monday, January 27, 2014

A Wilton man was indicted this month on a felony burglary charge, after he allegedly stole equipment, including an arc welder and a power hydraulic lift, from an auto body shop in Lyndeborough. Michael Flagg, 57, of Wilton was arrested by Lyndeborough and Greenfield police in Greenfield in … 0

PEterborough: Community supper brings people together

Monday, January 27, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Residents enjoy soup, salad and desserts during a weekly community dinner at the All Saints Episcopal Church’s Reynold’s Hall on Tuesday night. … 0

Wilton: second chance

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Luke and Hans, two nearly identical white shepherd brothers, are clearly best buddies, joined at the hip and never far from each other. Luna, an almost-grown pure-bred Great Dane, is perhaps a bit too enthusiastic with the smaller … 0


Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Donna Crane of Wilton graduated from Clarion (Pa.) University on Dec. 14, earning a Master of Library Science degree. … 0


Wednesday, January 22, 2014

The following students were named to the president’s list for the fall semester at Western New England University, Springfield, Mass.: Joseph LaCourse of Greenfield, majoring in mechanical engineering; and William Tremblay of Wilton, majoring in electrical engineering. To make the list, students must achieve a semester grade point … 0

Letter: Plenty of worry to go around

Monday, January 20, 2014

To the editor: Regarding Rick Sirvint’s thesis that the U.S. dollar is unlikely to collapse (Letters, Jan. 14), if Mr. Sirvint and I jump out of a plane together and both our ‘chutes fail, would we both be no worse for the experience just because we remain even … 0