Antrim

Donations would fund theater

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — The undertaking to build a larger theater at ConVal High School won’t appear on the warrant until 2017. And, the Fill the Void organization doesn’t want construction to cost the district a cent. Bob Edwards, vice president of the Contoocook Valley Visual and Performing Arts Center, or VPAC, reassured the School Board Tuesday the organization plans to pay …

Candidates file for open positions

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The deadline to file for town offices has passed, and voters are getting their first looks at who their choices for local government are. If you missed the deadline, it’s too late to get your name on the ballot, but candidates can run write-in campaigns. Here is a look at Francestown, Jaffrey, New Ipswich and Sharon, and the region’s school districts. Francestown There …

Skiing / snowboarding: Get stoked

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Crotched Mountain is well-known for its extensive series of terrain parks, breeding scores of skiers and snowboarders who can hit the wildest tricks imaginable off the mountain’s plethora of ramps, pipes and other installations. But what does it take to build a park? We caught up with parks crew member Nolan Munroe to …

Police logs: Antrim — Jan. 28, 2016

Monday, February 1, 2016

Antrim Monday, Jan. 18 Bench warrant: At 12:15 p.m., police arrested Richard J. Brumaghim, 39, of Bennington, on two active electronic bench warrants out of the 6th Circuit Court, Hillsborough. Brumaghim was released on $500 personal recognizance on each of the warrants and given a court date of …

Peterborough: Half of homes in study double as workplaces

Friday, January 29, 2016

The Monadnock region of New Hampshire supports multitudes of home businesses, workers and telecommuters, according to results of the Internet Connectivity Study posted for the public at www.townofpeterborough.com. The purpose of the study, conducted on behalf of the …

Viewpoint: Tennessee Gas Pipeline puts forth deceptive figures

Friday, January 22, 2016

Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co., a subsidiary of Kinder Morgan, is trying to fool the federal regulators and the rest of us into thinking that the Northeast Direct gas pipeline will run underneath the existing Eversource powerline easement across …

Letters: MCH gets even healthier

Monday, January 25, 2016

To the editor: I was excited to learn that Monadnock Community Hospital signed a letter of intent to explore an affiliation with Catholic Medical Center. MCH has enjoyed a long association with CMC as the referral source for many specialty procedures. I was grateful to take a ride …

Letters: International support for Bernie

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

To the editor: Bernie came to Peterborough. When I went to hear him I was greeted by a friendly person who has come from Sweden to volunteer for Bernie for two months! Her name is Bella Roscher. She works as a senior manager for climate and energy at the World …

Letter: There is no reason for a season to kill bobcats

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

In my wildest dreams I never thought I would touch a bobcat. In 32 years of living on a rural landscape in Tennessee, I have only seen two bobcats, decades apart. Both were crossing the Old Natchez Trace …

Letters: Is Bernie biting off too much?

Thursday, January 28, 2016

To the editor: In a perfect world, a lot of what Bernie Sanders says is appealing — free higher education, one-payer healthcare, break up the banks — but it’s time a get down to the nuts and bolts of this election. The devil is in the details. When …

Letter: Right candidate for climate change

Friday, January 29, 2016

To the editor: How do you choose a candidate to take on climate change? Here are a few hints: 1. Does the candidate include the issue on his/her webpage? Don’t vote for a candidate who is asleep at the wheel. 2. Does the candidate deny the existence and …

Peterborough: 58 take home Narcan kits

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

As the state continues to grapple with the opioid epidemic, local community and school leaders have increased access to the drug that can reverse an overdose. School nurses and counselors, first responders, parents and others took home 58 …

ConVal: IT’S A REVOLUTION

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Students at Peterboorugh Elementary School learned and rehearsed dances over two weeks through the N.H. Dance Institute. The students then performed the dances last week. …