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

Police Logs: Antrim - Aug. 20, 2015

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Antrim Monday, Aug. 10 Domestic violence: At 7:15 p.m., police arrested Michael R. Savoy, 58, of Antrim, and charged him with domestic violence and criminal threatening after a domestic situation on Pleasant Street. Savoy was transported to the Hillsborough County House of Correction for protective custody due to … 0

Viewpoint: Lessons learned from Elsa

Friday, August 14, 2015

Elsa came to visit this summer and left me with some things to ponder. Her approach to life is enviable. She begins every day with determination. A hearty breakfast is a must. Physical activity — lots of it — is essential for her well-being, and if you are … 0

Peterborough: Medical pot plan will be heard tonight

Monday, August 17, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — A company blazing ahead with plans to open a medical marijuana facility in the business park across the street from ConVal High School will seek support for the project from the Select Board today. ConVal School Board Chair Butch Estey said he had concerns about the … 0

Antrim: Driver crashes head-on, jumps in water

Monday, August 17, 2015

The driver of a U-Haul van allegedly involved in a multi-car accident that closed Route 9 in Antrim Saturday faces DWI and resisting arrest charges after he fled into Steels Pond following the crash. Peter Glidden, 39, of Stratham, was driving a 2015 Ford T250 U-Haul when it … 0

The Spice Cupboard: Make nutmeg part of your morning

Friday, August 14, 2015

Breakfast. It happens every morning. I find I am usually good at making sure that my kiddos have a hearty and healthy start to the day, and yet I don’t hold myself to those same expectations. I kid … 0

Special Olympics: Vayens wins two medals at Olympics

Friday, August 14, 2015

After nine days of courage, competition and personal best moments, the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games Closing Ceremony ended at Los Angeles Coliseum with dancing, joy and bittersweet goodbyes for more than 6,500 athletes from 165 countries. … 0

ConVal: Middle school football practice starts today

Friday, August 14, 2015

The ConVal Athletic Department announces that middle school football numbers are up from last year and it is only a few players away from being able to field a JV and a Varsity Middle School team. It is not too late for 6th, 7th and 8th graders to … 0

Liberty Farm: A tale of three roosters at a chicken swap

Friday, August 14, 2015

My husband sent me an email with a link that advertised a chicken swap. What is a chicken swap, I asked? He wasn’t quite sure but said now that he heard there was such a thing how could … 0

ConVal: Cougars’ track repair will wait for next year

Monday, August 17, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Runners will have to wait almost another year for a new track at ConVal High School. But the school district hopes to use the extra ten or eleven months to fundraise for the $287,000 purchase. “Milford raised all the money for their track,” said Business Manager … 0


Monday, August 17, 2015

Travis Day of Antrim graduated from Hartwick College, Oneonta, New York. A psychology major, he is the son of Richard and Joanna Day. … 0