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What not to say when the kids get home from school

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Five things never to ask your child right after school: “How was school today?” “What do you have for homework?” “When are you going to do your homework?” “What did you get on the test?” “What did you learn today?” You want to interact and make connection. Your kids do too, but not in the same way. You’ve missed them, you want to know what they did in your absence, … 0

What to do when a loss leaves an empty nest emptier?

Thursday, August 27, 2015

The purpose of parenting is to prepare our children to grow up into responsible and compassionate adults, able to go forth into the world and make a difference. We shed tears of joy and sorrow, we laugh so hard our sides hurt and we suffer years of sleep deprivation. The years fly by and suddenly your last child heads off to college. This … 0

Hancock: Bell indicted in string of break-ins

Monday, August 31, 2015

A Hancock man has been indicted by a Hillsborough Court Superior Court grand jury on five felony burglary charges for a string of break-ins last fall and spring. Justin Bell, 20, was indicted on Aug. 20 on the Class B felony charges. Authorities allege Bell broke into four Antrim businesses with or aided by Codie Andersen, 18, of Greenfield. Bell was indicted in … 0

ConVal: Sixth annual Peter Michael Abbott 5K

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

On Sept. 12 at 9 a.m. the Peter Michael Abbott Memorial Fund will sponsor its sixth annual 5K+ Run and Fun Walk at ConVal High School. This will be followed by a traditional musical tribute concert by The … 0

Antrim: Loveland earns award for lake stewardship

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Robin Loveland, founder, past president (and current member) of the Franklin Pierce Lake Association, was awarded the John F. Morten Award for Exemplary Lakes Stewardship at the association’s annual meeting on Aug. 8. The Morten Award was established … 0

Antrim: Post 50 to hold monthly meeting

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

American Legion Post 50 will hold its monthly meeting Sept. 1, at 7:30 p,m. at the post home on West Street. All members, veterans and guests are welcome. … 0

Editorial: Is SWRPC response too little, too late?

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

With the level of opposition to the proposed natural gas pipeline in the region, we are puzzled by the Southwest Region Planning Commission’s seemingly delayed response. Just two weeks before the close of the official comment period at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the SWRPC is starting an … 1

Antrim: UHaul driver arraigned, three still hospitalized in crash

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

The driver of a UHaul van allegedly involved in a multi-car accident that closed Route 9 in Antrim Saturday was arraigned at his hospital bed in Concord Monday. Peter Glidden, 39, of Stratham, was released on $50,000 personal recognizance bail while being treated at the hospital. A further bail … 0

Antrim: $2M road project on track

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

ANTRIM — The Select Board received an update from Peter Holden of Holden Engineering about the Highland Avenue/Pleasant Street reconstruction project Monday. Holden noted that he still needs to talk with residents about getting easements for water pipes … 0

Peterborough: Doctors talk MMJ pros and cons

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — As the state readies its medical marijuana facilities, physicians are divided over recommending it to patients once it becomes available to them next year. Some welcome the new treatment option, while others plan to tread lightly. “It’s a frontier in healthcare,” said Dr. Terrance McNamara, a … 0

Federal aid to N.H. for January blizzard

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

State and federal officials say more than $1 million in federal assistance has been delivered to New Hampshire to help cover costs of the January 26-28, 2015 severe winter storm and snow storm that buried parts of the state under two to three feet of snow. According to … 0

Peterborough: Let’s see a movie

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Fists fly between Ant-Man and his nemesis, Yellowjacket. The unspoken tension between two characters staring at each other across a table. Spoiler alert — a kiss. These are silent moments a visually impaired moviegoer might miss watching the … 0

Antrim: Community supper at the beach tonight

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

The community supper for tonight, Aug. 20, will be a community picnic at Gregg Lake beach. Food will be served at about 5:30 p.m. with a menu of chicken drumsticks, tossed salad, pasta salad, corn bread, corn-on-the-cob, and assorted desserts. Some bench seating is available but attendees are … 0