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The Garabrant Equitation Memorial Challenge was held Sunday at Touchstone Farm.

TEmple: Riding in his honor

Monday, May 4, 2015

Before Cat Mikkelson rode Benevolent, her horse, in the Brandon Garabrant Memorial Equitation Challenge at Touchstone Farm Sunday, she reflected on the competition’s late namesake. “He probably built some of these fences,” Mikkelson said of Garabrant, whose memory now lives on in stark reminders like the white wooden crosses of the post and beam fence ringed ’round the riding arena … 0

Hassan talks about plan to address drug issue

Monday, May 4, 2015

It’s an epidemic. That’s how Governor Maggie Hassan views the growing use of opioids. “Everywhere I go in the Granite State, people talk to me about the epidemic of substance abuse,” said Hassan in an interview with the Ledger-Transcript last week. In 2013, the state saw 193 overdose deaths. In 2014, that number … 0

Peterborough: Getting out and getting green

Monday, May 4, 2015

Grange No. 35 could not have chosen a better first day to hold Greenerborough entirely outdoors. The sun shone on Grove Street all day as the temperature hovered just above 70 degrees. Although Ron Lucas, one of the organizers, was busy, he said the celebration was going well. “How can it not, on … 0

Peterborough: Showcasing partners and participants

Friday, May 1, 2015

The annual Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce Education Breakfast will be held Wednesday at the Monadnock Country Club. Sponsored by New Hampshire Ball Bearings, the event will be an opportunity to learn about a new initiative for a joint manufacturing class to be held at both NHBB and … 0

Tax relief available

Friday, May 1, 2015

Low- and moderate-income homeowners may receive state education property tax relief by applying no later than June 30. Application forms, Form DP-8, are available on the N.H. Department of Revenue Administration’s website at www.revenue.nh.gov. They are also available at most local municipal offices and through many New Hampshire … 0

Arts in Health grants available

Friday, May 1, 2015

The N.H. State Council on the Arts will be accepting Arts in Health project grant applications through May 22. Not-for-profit health care facilities, rehabilitation centers and centers serving needs of the elderly are encouraged to apply. At the same time, qualified artists interested in working at health care … 0

Peterborough: Cafe opens in Village Shops

Monday, May 4, 2015

Joe Stanislaw mans the kitchen at the newly opened Joe’s at the Grove Cafe. The restaurant is sandwiched between Ava Marie’s Handmade Chocolate and Ice Cream and Monadnock Oil and Vinegar in the Grove Village Shops. The menu … 0

Peterborough: Food film, discussion tonight

Monday, May 4, 2015

The Cornucopia Project will screen the documentary “Cafeteria Man” tonight as part of the organization’s monthly Food for Thought documentary series. The film about reforming school nutrition features Tony Geraci, former ConVal food service director, who has worked to help school systems shift from processed food to more … 0

Editorial: What to do about NH’s drug problem

Monday, May 4, 2015

It’s an epidemic, Gov. Maggie Hassan told a Ledger-Transcript reporter in a recent interview, referring to opioid use in the state. Drug overdose claimed the lives of 27 people in Cheshire County alone in 2013 and 2014. The question is: What are we going to do about it? … 0

Thank You notes: Honored to work with ConVal

Monday, May 4, 2015

To the editor: As the director of operations for Fresh Picks Café, I want to express my appreciation to the Ledger-Transcript for calling attention to this week’s screening of “Cafeteria Man.” Fresh Picks Café is honored to have been asked to participate in a conversation about Tony Geraci’s … 0

Divided on new voter ID provision

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

With the New Hampshire primary, presidential elections and two other elections slated for next year, moderators and clerks are raising concerns about using their own cameras to photograph voters who lack sufficient ID — a provision of the 2012 voter ID law going into effect in September, but … 0

Antrim: Hit-and-run accident damages Shea Field fence

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

ANTRIM — Repairs are underway for two portions of the Shea Field fence damaged in a hit-and-run accident. The accident occurred in the evening of April 23 at around 7:30 p.m., according to police. The town is already … 0

Antrim: Community garden plot receives approval

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

ANTRIM — There will soon be a new community garden in the space behind Town Hall. The Grange hopes to build the garden by this summer, according to Renee Mercier-Gerritsen, Grange lecturer. The Select Board unanimously approved the … 0