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Peterborough: Lending an ear

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Hope Pettegrew of Hancock has never missed a Peterborough Players’ show. Even when her hearing started to fail in the 1990s, she soldiered on, still attending even when she was getting most of the dialogue from her husband sitting next to her, instead of hearing it firsthand. She made do for some time with one of the aids that the … 0

Peterborough: Recycled cassette is link to a family’s past

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Caitlin Selby and her 9-year-old daughter Lucy recently stumbled on a treasure while sifting through used cassette tapes at the Mini Mall, or swap shop … 0

Antrim: Four new faces at middle school

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

ANTRIM — Four new employees have joined the Great Brook Middle School staff this year. In the office, there will be two new faces — … 0

Rindge: Bond rating worries FPU staff

Monday, August 4, 2014

In the wake of Franklin Pierce University’s bond rating being reduced by leading credit rating agencies, President of the school’s faculty union Douglas Ley says faculty are more than a little concerned. Both Standard and Poor’s and by Moody’s Investor’s Service, Inc. have given the university a negative … 2

Jaffrey: Coping with illness as patient, caretaker

Monday, August 4, 2014

“But you don’t look sick” is one of the phrases that Kristin Camp of Jaffrey hears often. It’s one of the frustrations of living with what Kristin refers to as an “invisible illness.” But Kristin said she needs … 0

Suspected power surge knocks out phones, Internet

Monday, August 4, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — The town of Peterborough is back online, after a power surge zapped all of the public buildings’ phone and Internet connections for most of last week. This included the Town House, the Police and Fire departments’ facilities, the Recycling Center, the Wastewater Treatment Plant, the Recreation … 0

Dog Tales: Thor — he was the best dog, ever

Friday, August 1, 2014

I’d like to tell you that I will be graceful, that I won’t cry, that I can handle doggie old age, but that would be a lie. I can’t. Of course the reality is, if you are living … 0

New Ipswich police logs: July 31, 2014

Monday, August 4, 2014

New Ipswich Friday, July 18 Found dog: At 11:20 a.m., a resident reported finding a small brown and white male dog on Timbertop Road, wearing a blue collar with no tags. Police took custody of the dog at 7:32 p.m. At 9:21 p.m., the dog’s owner contacted police … 0

Peterborough Police Log: July 31, 2014

Monday, August 4, 2014

Peterborough Monday, July 21 Arrest: At 12:15 a.m., after a traffic stop on Route 202 for alleged speeding, police arrested Russell Gielar, 23, of Keene. He was charged with driving while intoxicated, disobeying an officer (for giving a false name), driving after suspension and speeding. Gielar was released … 0

Keene: Free acupuncture day set for Aug. 12

Friday, August 1, 2014

On Aug. 12, Cup of Life Healing Center will host a free acupuncture day. New patients can visit the clinic and try acupuncture. Free mini-acupuncture treatments of 20 minutes each will be given from 3 p.m. to 7 pm. Patients will be treated in recliners, in a relaxed, … 0

Keene: Diabetes walk takes place on Sept. 20

Friday, August 1, 2014

Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene is pleased to announce the third annual Cheshire Stepping Out for Diabetes walk on Sept. 20. The 2-plus mile walk begins and ends at the hospital, following Court Street sidewalks to Central Square and back. Check-in begins at 9 a.m. at the Court Street … 0

Court log: July 31, 2014

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Jaffrey Police Lynn Dumas, 47, Jaffrey, hindering apprehension or prosecution, fine of $624, with $500 suspended for 12 months. Jennifer Schmitt, 21, Jaffrey, yellow line violation, complaint placed on file without finding; Driving or operating under the influence of drugs or liquor, fine of $620, referred to an … 0

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Jaffrey Wednesday, July 23 Summons: At 3:30 p.m., after stopping a Chevrolet Cruze for a motor vehicle violation, police learned that the operator, Sandra Elrick, 50, of Rindge, has a license restriction of an alcohol interlock device, which this vehicle did not have. She was released on a … 0