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Primary results are in, as region readies for General Election

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Democrats Peter Leishman, the incumbent, and Ivy Vann of Peterborough have won the primary for two state representative seats in Hillsborough District 24, which includes Peterborough, edging out fellow Democratic candidate Kath Allen. Gary Carpenter of Peterborough has said he is seeking election as an Independent candidate, and will be on the ballot with Leishman and Vann in November. Republican Franklin Sterling Jr. of Jaffrey has secured the Republican ticket in Cheshire district 14, which includes Jaffrey, Dublin and Rindge, defeating Republican Derek Melanson. Sterling will face Democratic candidate Patricia Martin of Rindge in the Nov. 4 General Election. State Senate And, voters will see … 0

Peterborough: MDS recognizes care workers

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Monadnock Developmental Services has announced Teresa Aldrich and Dylan Ballantine are the recipients of the 2014 Direct Support Professional and Home Provider of the Year awards, respectively, for the Monadnock region. Ballantine and Aldrich were selected from a group of 17 caregivers nominated by coworkers and families throughout the region. “Every year, the … 0

Peterborough: In hopes of new theater

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

A committee of arts enthusiasts from all walks of life have been meticulously putting together plans to build a new performing arts center at ConVal High School. After two years of planning, the committee is opening themselves up to the public. They are hosting an event at the high school on Sept. 20, … 0

Peterborough: Conversation on end of life planning

Thursday, August 28, 2014

How we want to spend the end of our life represents the most important conversation many people never have. Thinking about something either expected or unexpected happening to us or someone we care about is frightening, but planning ahead is practical and leaves more room for peace of … 0

Letter: Not what I expect in a candidate

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Letter to the editor: I am not going to ask voters to vote for a particular candidate. I would just like to remind District 8 residents, which include those in Antrim, Bennington and Francestown, about one Republican state Senate candidate that attempted to serve the Town of Deering. … 0

Letter: Entrepreneur needs our help

Thursday, August 28, 2014

To the editor: At the recent town visioning meeting it was clear that a major concern of Peterborough citizens was how to attract young people to move into the area so that we will have a vibrant demographic profile. We talked about a makerspace to encourage entrepreneurship. As … 0

Letter: Jennifer Daler is my choice

Thursday, August 28, 2014

To the editor: I have lived in Nashua for 27 years, and I am supporting Jennifer Daler of Temple for Executive Council in the Democratic Primary on Sept. 9. If you are a registered Democrat, you have two choices on the printed ballot. If you are an Independent, … 0

COUNTRY LIVING: I’ve been writing this column how long?

Thursday, August 28, 2014

One day 25 years ago this month, just after moving to town, I walked into the Peterborough Transcript office and asked whether they had a need for another columnist. I had already been writing for a paper in the Boston suburbs, but wanted to know what it felt … 0

ConVal School District

Thursday, August 28, 2014

ANTRIM Route1 AM Antrim Elementary 7:44 am BUS TERMINAL Left turn at US-202 HANCOCK RD US-202 CONCORD ST US-202 MAIN ST US-202 CONCORD ST 7:57 am US-202 CONCORD ST 7:58 am US-202 CONCORD ST OLD TURNPIKE RD OLD TURNPIKE RD@GIBSON MOUNTAIN RD US-202 CONCORD ST 8:05 am US-202 CONCORD ST 8:07 am US-202 CONCORD … 0

Peterborough: Garcia talks health care, foreign policy

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — State representative Marilinda Garcia drew national attention, even before she sought to capture the Republican nomination to run for Congress in New Hampshire’s Second District. The 31-year-old Salem woman, who has served four terms in Concord, … 0

Peterborough: ConVal students get lesson in crime

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

How many high school classes have the opportunity to continually be mentored and receive feedback from world-renowned writers and artists? Twelve students at ConVal High School did. The freshmen to seniors in Angela Hartmann’s English class this summer … 0

Dublin: Her passions are teaching, traveling

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

At the age of 22, freshly graduated with degree in hand, Montana Rogers of Dublin is ready to strike out on her next big adventure — and it will take her halfway around the world. On Friday, Rogers … 0

Peterborough: Democrats to hold bake sale

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The Peterborough/Sharon Democratic Committee is holding a bake sale and farmers’ market on Saturday to support local Democratic candidates for this fall’s elections. The group will be selling baked good and fruits, vegetables, flowers and herbs outside of Harlow’s Pub on Grove St. in Peterborough from 8:30 to … 0