Antrim

Hancock: Local man leads super-PAC backing Ayotte

Monday, June 29, 2015

A Hancock man is taking the lead to help U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) win re-election in 2016, possibly against Gov. Maggie Hassan. David Carney is the chief consultant for Commitment Kept N.H., a project of Ending Spending Action Fund, the conservative super-PAC. The project launched Wednesday, over 17 months before the election, and before Hassan has announced whether or not she will run. “We’re trying to get ahead of … 0

Peterborough/Hancock: Morgan’s Way says goodbye

Monday, June 29, 2015

When 53-year-old Jane Cartmell decided on a whim to open her first retail store ever in downtown Peterborough, outfitting it with women’s clothing from across the world, learning the industry and decorating the window display weren’t difficult for the newcomer. The most challenging part, she said, was naming it. Cartmell pondered and pondered … 0

ConVal: Board nixes change in district billing policy

Monday, June 29, 2015

After a Temple Selectwoman faulted the ConVal School District in May with incorrectly billing each of the nine towns for enrollment, she recommended the district use current, preliminary enrollment numbers instead of finalized ones from the year before. The rest of the Selectmen’s Advisory Committee squashed Gail Cromwell’s recommendation Thursday. “It created a very complicated situation,” said Chair John Jordan, about Cromwell’s suggestion … 0

Antrim: State to decide on wind project

Monday, June 22, 2015

The state’s Site Evaluation Committee will decide early next month whether to take jurisdiction of a proposed wind energy project in Antrim. Antrim Wind Energy first appeared before the Site Evaluation Committee in 2012, with a proposed 10-turbine, 30-megawatt wind energy facility to be located on Tuttle Hill … 0

ML: There are many different ways to live a green life

Friday, June 19, 2015

Soon after finishing last month’s column, I had a falling accident at home and injured my leg so badly that I was on crutches for a week. I’m much better now (not completely healed, getting there), but as … 0

Cal Ripken: Dodgers capture Minors title

Monday, June 22, 2015

The Peterborough Dodgers beat the Peterborough Nationals 9-2 on Bishop Field Friday night to capture the 2015 Cal Ripken Minors Division Title. The Dodgers jumped out to an early lead and never trailed. The Nationals offense was highlighted … 0

Peterborough: Makerspace finds a temporary home

Monday, June 22, 2015

Monadnock Art X Tech — Peterborough’s makerspace — has signed a one-year lease for a storefront in Monadnock Plaza on Jaffrey Road, in lieu of pursuing a lease at the former Armory garage on Elm Street. “We do … 0

Peterborough: First Kubb Classic title awarded

Monday, June 22, 2015

The first Kubb Classic took place on Saturday in Peterborough. The region’s finest Kubb players competed in a single elimination tournament, which was won by the team of Anna Von Mertens, Philip Antone and Charlie Chronopoulos. Von Mertens … 0

Soccer: ConVal’s Morano named to Games

Monday, June 22, 2015

Teresa Morano, a girls’ soccer player who’ll go into her senior year at ConVal High School this fall, has been selected to represent Peterborough at the Granite State Games. The Granite State Games is a multi-sport competitive event … 0

Police Logs: Antrim - June 23, 2015

Monday, June 22, 2015

Antrim Monday, June 8 Car vs. deer: At 4:21 a.m., police responded to a motor vehicle accident involving a deer on Concord Street near Old Concord Road. The driver, Ritchie G. Bates, 50, of Hillsborough, was uninjured, according to police reports. His 2012 Chevrolet Colorado was driven from … 0

Viewpoint: Need for trust between public, private sectors

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

It was a great pleasure to hear former Governor John Lynch deliver the talk at the Walter Peterson Forum for Civil Discourse at the Bass Hall earlier this month. His homey, conversational and witty style was captivating, and drawing upon his rich trove of experiences in the public … 0

Viewpoint: Why I will veto budget

Friday, June 19, 2015

In recent days, Republicans on the budget Committee of Conference finalized a budget proposal that is unbalanced and dishonest about what it funds. It also includes unpaid-for corporate tax cuts, creating a hole in this budget and in future budgets at the expense of critical economic priorities. For … 0

Editorial: A focused driver is a safe driver

Monday, June 22, 2015

How many of us have picked up a phone and checked the time, a text, or other alert when stopped at a red light or stop sign? Beginning July 1, you’ll be breaking the law if you do. New Hampshire’s Hands-Free Electronic Device Law will be in effect … 0