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New Ipswich: Trail stewards decry pipeline

Monday, April 27, 2015

The Friends of the Wapack Trail have concerns about a proposed natural gas pipeline that could affect the trail in at least three locations. The trail, first cut in the early 1920s, is a popular hiking destination. A pipeline, proposed by Tennessee Gas Pipeline Inc., a subsidiary of Kinder Morgan, the fourth largest energy company in North America, is proposed … 0

Peterborough: Voters to have say on agritourism

Monday, April 27, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — A proposed zoning amendment on the May 12 ballot cements an application process for farmers to supplement their incomes by hosting weddings, farm-to-table … 0

Greenfield: Smith maintains not-guilty plea

Monday, April 27, 2015

Additional criminal charges may be sought against two women the state alleges assaulted two students with disabilities at Crotched Mountain School, according to the prosecuting … 0

KEEP MOVING: Low-impact: What does it mean?

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

What is low-impact? The best kind of exercise seniors can do to keep them moving but not hurt their bodies is low-impact exercise, said Glen Fukuda, a personal trainer at Performance Health & Fitness in Peterborough. “A good … 0

HealthFirst: ML

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Glen Fukuda, personal trainer, PerformanCe Health & Fitness 1. Start small. Exercising the first time may be exciting but don’t push it. Take baby steps. 2. Increase gradually. As time passes, increase the intensity because that is where … 0

HealthFirst: Aging humor: healthful or ageist?

Thursday, April 23, 2015

It happened again this year on my birthday. My well-meaning friends and family sent cards and emails with aging jokes and cartoons depicting the curse of older age in a wide variety of stereotypic situations. How is this “over-the-hill” guy supposed to respond to the onslaught of ageism, … 0

Keene: Wildflower walk at Horatio Colony

Friday, April 24, 2015

Before trees fully develop their leaves, which shade the understory, ephemeral spring wildflowers grow and bloom. On May 9, from 10 a.m. to noon, discover some of these New England floral gems on a hike with Emily Hague of the Monadnock Conservancy and Antioch University intern. This hike … 0

Hancock police log: April 23, 2015

Monday, April 27, 2015

HANCOCK Wednesday, April 1 Citizen assist: At 9 a.m., an Antrim resident inquired about rates for police details. An officer provided the requested information. Animal complaint: At 10:52 a.m., police received reports that a resident’s dog — a chocolate Lab named Buddy — had taken off into the … 0

Francestown police log: April 28, 2015

Monday, April 27, 2015

FRANCESTOWN Saturday, April 18 Animal complaint: At 10:27 a.m., police received reports of stray dogs, which an animal control officer was called to transport. An officer met the complainant at the station, took possession of the canines, and transported them back to their Scoby Road owners. Sunday, April … 0

Peterborough police log: April 28, 2015

Monday, April 27, 2015

Peterborough Thursday, April 16 Forgery: At 3:19 p.m., a Grove Street business owner reported Nicholas Brettschieder, 27, of Leominster, Massachusetts, attempted to cash a check he said Brettschieder stole from him. When police arrived at the bank, Brettschieder fled on foot. Jaffrey Police arrested Brettschieder at 4:30 p.m. … 0

Bennington police log: April 28, 2015

Monday, April 27, 2015

Bennington Sunday, April 12 Gun complaint: At 1:15 p.m., police responded to North Bennington Road for reported gunfire. Police found that the use of the gun was lawful upon arrival and let it continue. Sunday, April 19 Property dispute: At 12:50 p.m., police responded to Starret Road after … 0

Peterborough: Flood stories sought for documentary

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

A documentary film project on flooding in the Monadnock region is underway and the film’s producers are looking for personal testimony. An event this weekend in Peterborough offers those with stories or photographs a chance to share their … 0

WLC: A wonderful world of music

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

WILTON — Students from Lyndeborough Central School performed in a concert for parents on Tuesday night, to a theme of “What a Wonderful World.” Students sang, used American Sign Language, played recorders and drums to perform songs celebrating … 0