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Rev. Robert Marrone displays his watercolor of the Union Congregational Church, where he is the new settled pastor.

Peterborough: Marrone brings an artistic touch to UCC community

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Many Americans no longer view church as the heart of a community, says the Rev. Robert Marrone of the United Congregational Church. And that’s something he’s hoping to change. “[But] I actually believe the church is as important or more important because of what it offers in a world that’s fractured, in a world that’s divided,” says Marrone. … 0

JAffrey/Rindge: Center needs new pickup

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

With summer winding down and winter on its way, Toah Nipi Retreat and Training Center in Rindge is asking for the community to come together … 0

Peterborough: Outage affects MCH patients

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Three day’s worth of surgeries, inpatient procedures, and diagnostic testing appointments at Monadnock Community Hospital were canceled after a computer upgrade failure Sunday … 0

Hospital raises funds for rehab center

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Heywood Hospital’s Golf Classic held on Aug. 17 in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, raised $100,000 for the Gardner, Massachusetts based hospital. The funds will allow Heywood Healthcare to continue to move forward with critical mental health, suicide prevention and addiction service initiatives, including the recently approved plans for The Quabbin … 0

Peterborough: Health screenings available Sept. 18

Monday, August 31, 2015

Life Line Screening will hold screenings at Union Congregational Church, 33 Concord St., on Sept. 18. Residents can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes and other chronic, serious conditions. Call 1-877-237-1287 or visit www.lifelinescreening.com. Pre-registration is required. Screenings can check for the level of plaque … 0

Peterborough: Brain injury group tonight at MCH

Monday, August 31, 2015

The Peterborough Brain Injury Group will meet tonight, the first Tuesday of the month, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Conference Room 1 & 2 at Monadnock Community Hospital. For more information, call Tom Badgley at 588-2979 … 0

Police Log: Peterborough — September 1, 2015

Monday, August 31, 2015

Peterborough Friday, August 21 DWI: At 5:13 a.m., N.H. State Police observed a 2002 Buick Century driving on the wrong side of the road on Route 101 near the T-Bird convenience store, also known as Carr’s Store. While Officer Martin Kolb was en route, the driver, Erica Dion, … 0

Wilton police log: Sept. 1, 2015

Monday, August 31, 2015

Wilton Thursday, Aug. 20 Hands free law: At 4 p.m., police issued a summons to a Wilton resident for violation of the hands free law for using an electronic device while driving. Friday, Aug. 21 Identity theft: At 10:18 a.m., police took a report of attempted identity theft … 0

Mason police log: Sept. 1, 2015

Monday, August 31, 2015

Mason Monday, Aug. 17 Check conditions: At 10 a.m., police received a report of a phone wire down across Greenville Road. Tuesday, Aug. 18 Animal control: At 12:19 p.m., police received a dog complaint from a Wilton Road resident. Suspicious motor vehicle: At 4:08 p.m., police checked Scripps … 0

Lyndeborough police log: Sept. 1, 2015

Monday, August 31, 2015

Lyndeborough Tuesday, Aug. 11 Pistol permit: At 8 a.m., police assisted a resident with a pistol permit application. Wednesday, Aug. 12 Road hazard: At 10:54 a.m., police responded to Winn Road for a reported road hazard. Police removed the hazard. Thursday, Aug. 13 Assist other agency: At 10:15 … 0

Building healthy communities

Monday, August 31, 2015

Healthy Monadnock recently hosted a workshop for several community partners to help them improve engagement in the Monadnock Region. The workshop was led by ReThink Health, an innovative nationwide program that partners with regional leaders and peer organizations to help build healthier communities. The workshop guided attendees in … 0

Francestown: Town seeks attorney fees

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The town is asking that five residents who brought a lawsuit against it be required to pay the town’s attorney fees, arguing that the suit was frivolous. Lisa Bourbeau, Dennis Orsi, Elizabeth Behrsing, James Gann and Prescott Tolman filed a petition in June seeking “injunctive relief” and asking … 0

Wilton: Town eyes administrator post

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

WILTON — Does Wilton need a town administrator? The Select Board has been considering the possibility, and has invited in both an administration consultant and Russ Boland, Lyndeborough’s town administrator, to discuss the role of a town administrator. While board members remain divided on whether or not a … 0