Antrim

Francestown architect on mission to educate over the air waves in Africa

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Before Cameron Leandri, who is originally from Francestown, traveled to Tanzania and Burundi in the spring, the 24-year-old had never dreamed of being a humanitarian architect. That all changed when he gave his half-empty soda to an African child in a Tanzanian village. Leandri, Paul Peterzo — Leandri’s architecture professor at Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston — … 0

Peterborough: ZBA approves Stone Barn condos

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The iconic yet dilapidated Stone Barn may have collapsed this winter if its new owners — Stan Fry of Peterborough and Bradford Malt of Boston, Massachusetts — hadn’t pour hundreds of thousands of dollars in to saving it. Now, Fry, Malt, and Cy Gregg, who has now joined the partnership, plan … 0

Peterborough: Man buried alive in snow

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — In a scene more reminiscent of a mountain avalanche than a Peterborough neighborhood, a local man was buried alive in 2 feet of snow in his own yard on Old Street Road for several hours Sunday afternoon, after the snow slid off his metal roof and fell on top of him.  “There's no other way … 0

Peterborough: New trustees elected at MCH

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Bob Boyd, Tom Ward, Mike Shea, Bill James and Dr. Terrence McNamara have been elected to the Board of Trustees of Monadnock Community Hospital. Boyd is the founder and former president of IPC Automation in New Jersey, a … 0

Antrim: Zoning in plain English

Monday, February 23, 2015

ANTRIM Amendment 1: Amend the ordinance for personal wireless service facilities. The amendment will require collocation or modified application to be reviewed to make sure that they conform with building permit requirement, but are not otherwise subject to zoning or land use requirements. This amendment is necessary to … 0

Snowmobiling: Annual Trail Breakers fundraiser Saturday

Monday, February 23, 2015

The Monadnock Trail Breakers Snowmobile Club members are second annual Trail Breaker Challenge takes take place Saturday at the Engine Meet Field off Route 101 in Dublin. The event features professional snowmobile stunt shows by the freestyle riders … 0

Achievement:

Monday, February 9, 2015

The following students have been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Wheaton College, Norton, Massachusetts: Emily Bryer of Antrim, class of 2015; Katrina Fernald of Sharon, class of 2016; and Charlotte Fressilli of Temple, class of 2015. Bryer is the daughter of Tod Bryer … 0

Viewpoint: Where are the neighborhood natives?

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

I have begun to notice something. Something that I feel concerned about. Perhaps, you have noticed it too. Where are the children in our communities? I rarely see them outside, riding bikes, climbing trees, running and playing tag. I drive through our small neighborhoods and everyone seems neatly … 0

Viewpoint: Some have forgotten the vision

Thursday, February 19, 2015

There has been a lot of talk recently about closing down Great Brook School and possibly a number of elementary schools as well. The savings associated with closing Great Brook is modest at best, potentially $154 per taxpayer, per year on average, according to Model Study No. 3 … 0

Viewpoint: Not to be feared, nor all-consuming

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Hi. My name’s Daniel Frehner. I’m a ConVal student and I was the primary teen-representative at the Community Conversation that took place on the 10th. The Conversation — focused on the impact of digital media — was compelling, with a wide range of opinions and people. However, specifically … 0

Editorial: Talking about our carbon footprint

Monday, February 23, 2015

In June of 2014, the Ledger-Transcript began reporting on the accomplishments of the Conant High School Environmental Club. It was less than a year before that, that the Jaffrey-Rindge School District had begun to recycle. But in just that short time, we learned, a 4-cubic-yard recycling container had … 0

ConVal: Petition would allow closing

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Over the past five years, residents of the ConVal School community have attempted a handful of times to close or combine schools to address the district’s declining student population. But, Matt Craig of Sharon — who … 0

Antrim: Balloon tests set for this weekend

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

ANTRIM — As residents go about their business this weekend, they may note some balloons bobbing about town,at Shea Field and Pierce Lake Road. The balloons mark two separate projects that may be coming down the pipe for the town: A new set of field lights at Shea … 0