House fire tears through Elm Ave. residence; occupants unharmed

Monday, April 21, 2014

ANTRIM — Residents of Elm Avenue reported a house fire at their neighbors' house at 11:55 a.m., according to Police Chief Scott Lester in an interview Thursday. The residents of the home at 23 Elm Avenue, Jennifer Valley and Patrick Chamberlin, were not home at the time of the fire, Lester said. There was a dog was tied up outside … 0

Antrim: Engineer of the year crazy about math

Monday, April 21, 2014

After receiving the annual N.H. Joint Engineering Societies’ Engineer of the Year award, Antrim resident Ben Pratt spoke with the Ledger-Transcript about the importance of math education at a young age. The engineering societies recognized Pratt in February and, according to Pratt, the main reason for this recognition may be related to his … 0

Conval: School Board hopes for smoother sailing this year

Monday, April 21, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — At the first meeting of the Selectmen’s Advisory Committee to the ConVal School Board in the wake of voters’ rejection of the board’s 2014 budget proposal, School Board member Myron Steere of Greenfield promised that things will be done differently in the coming year. Steere, who will be serving as chair of the Budget and Property Committee this year, said he … 0

Football: Landau to take the helm at ConVal

Monday, April 21, 2014

Paul Landau will be ConVal’s new head football coach, Athletic Director Mark Swasey announced on Saturday. Landau joined the ConVal program last season as an offensive and defensive line coach and was named assistant head coach during the … 0

Antrim: Grapevine offering up summer program

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The Grapevine will be holding its Children’s Summer Adventures Program: “Backyard Adventures” for children ages 4 1/2 to 6 years, and “Backyard Science” for children ages 7 to 9. Carol Lunan M.Ed., the Learning Vine teacher and former Harris Center educator, will lead the programs joined by Rachel … 0

Antrim: Learning Vine preschool enrolling for fall semester

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The Learning Vine, The Grapevine’s preschool, is enrolling new students for the 2014-15 school year. The program, for children ages 4 to 5 years, offers parents the option to drop off their child as well as the parent cooperative option, where parents stay on site and are active … 0

Court log: April 22, 2014

Monday, April 21, 2014

Dublin police Eric Dennison, 32, of New York, N.Y., speeding, $1,120 with $500 for 24 months on the condition of no further misdemeanors or felonies, and no violations for serious or moving motor vehicle matters and suspended license for 30 days ordered. Jacob Miller, 22, of Millis, Mass., … 0

Viewpoint: Judd Gregg is wrong about Citizens United

Friday, April 18, 2014

I just returned from the inaugural Walter Peterson Forum for Civil Discourse, and it was time well and civilly spent. I have always appreciated how Judd Gregg can bring disparate views into clear focus. Even though I am a Democrat, I have trusted Judd Gregg to be almost … 0

Viewpoint: ‘Pulling Together’ — against the invaders among us

Friday, April 18, 2014

Well over a decade ago, the Peterborough Conservation Commission donated the two Norway maple trees planted in front of the police station on Grove Street. That was before we learned about invasive plant species and the toll they … 0

Editorial: Local Earth Day efforts effective

Monday, April 21, 2014

Forty-four years ago today, with quite a bit of fanfare, environmental activists throughout the country held the first Earth Day celebrations. The brainchild of Sen. Gaylord Nelson — a Wisconsin Democrat and environmentalist inspired by the anti-war movement of the Vietnam era — the first national Earth Day … 0

Letter: Giving thanks to our volunteers

Thursday, April 10, 2014

To the editor: This National Volunteer Week, April 6 to 12, Monadnock RSVP Volunteer Center celebrated our dedicated volunteers, the people who are the essence of all we do. Every day you make a difference and we thank you! Monadnock RSVP has over 300 registered volunteers from all … 0

Roundup: Clough throws complete game

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The ConVal varsity baseball team beat Milford 3-2 in the 2014 opener. Senior hurler Ivon Clough threw a complete game, striking out 12 while walking one and giving up six hits. ConVal’s offense was led by Mathias Fressilli, senior, with two hits and two runs scored. Danny Allen, … 0

Antrim: Book group to discuss ‘The Book Thief’

Monday, April 14, 2014

The Antrim Eclectic Book Club will be hosting a book discussion at the First Antrim Presbyterian Church on April 24, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. “The Book Thief” is a novel by Australian author Markus Zusak. Narrated by “Death,” the book is set in Nazi Germany, a … 0