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Bennington: Blood drive planned Dec. 26 at Pierce

Monday, December 22, 2014

The American Red Cross will be holding a blood drive at Pierce Elementary School on Dec. 26, from 1 to p.m. Donors must weigh 110 pounds or more, be 17 years of age or 16 with parental consent. Because less than 5 percent of the population gives blood, new donors are always needed. All donors will receive a coupon for … 0

Peterborough: Scenic roads soon site of tree trim

Monday, December 22, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Public Service of New Hampshire is planning on tree-trimming in Peterborough — removing at least eight decaying or dying trees early next year. … 0

Rindge: The tough choice to intervene

Monday, December 22, 2014

It was the early hours of the morning, and Bryan Cullinane was riding in the passenger seat of his mother’s car. She seemed focused on … 0

Peterborough: Board levies sanctions on podiatrist

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

A state podiatry board ordered a Peterborough podiatrist’s license remain suspended until he pays a sizable fine and completes an infection control course. The N.H. Board of Registration in Podiatry first suspended Dr. Edward Newcott of Pembroke’s podiatry license in September because he continuously failed to adhere to … 0

Dog Tales: Myth busting 101: Crate as time out and alpha rolling

Friday, November 28, 2014

Myth number one: Don’t use your dog’s crate as a punishment. The thought with this myth is that if you use your dog’s crate as a punishment location, a time out, the dog won’t like the crate. This … 0

Parent Wise: Avoiding the power struggle: Developing helpfulness

Friday, November 28, 2014

Many power struggles are fought over attempts to get our children to do what we expect in the name of learning to take responsibility. Too often our best intentions get derailed, and instead of teaching our children to … 0

Sustainable Steps: A healthful New Year: The benefits of cleansing

Friday, November 28, 2014

After a series of holiday parties, cookie baking and amazing holiday meals, many of us feel that the New Year is a great time to give our bodies a little break, do a cleanse and focus on our health. This is a great idea because in addition to … 0

Monday, December 1, 2014

Jaffrey Sunday, Nov. 16 Arrest: At 12:22 a.m., police attempted to stop a vehicle, a 2006 BMW 3-series, going 60 in a 40-mph zone on River Street. The driver, Ian C. Avila, 26, of Richmond, allegedly attempted to elude police and a pursuit was initiated into Rindge. The … 0

Peterborough: Purple hats given to MCH newborns as symbol of abuse prevention

Friday, November 28, 2014

We’ve all heard it. The newborn is crying and the new parent, barely awake and so frustrated, mutters, “What’s wrong?” There’s a common belief that if a baby won’t stop crying, it’s because something is wrong and the … 0

Peterborough: December changes for support group

Friday, November 28, 2014

The Peterborough Brain Injury Support Group is holding its annual Holiday Pot Luck gathering at Crotched Mountain’s Carter Hall on Dec. 12. The regular first Tuesday on the month support group meeting will not be held in December. Regular meetings will resume in January at The Monadnock Community … 0

Mason: ConCom says no to pipeline

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

MASON — The Mason Conservation Commission has come out in opposition to a proposed natural gas pipeline that could run through southern New Hampshire, saying that the pipeline could impact several parcels of conserved land and threaten the … 0

New Ipswich: Town website overhaul debate continues

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — Disagreement between town officials and the town’s volunteer webmaster on how to revamp the town website has the Select Board mulling the issue. Bob Boynton, who has managed the town’s website and some of the departmental offshoot pages for more than a decade, told the … 0

New Ipswich: Still no administrator after 6 months

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — The town is approaching six months without a Town Administrator, with no likely candidates in sight, according to town officials. “There haven’t been any developments on it,” said Select Board Chair George Lawrence in an interview Wednesday, when asked about the status of the search … 0