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Doctors Scott Jaynes and Annika Brown are leaving Monadnock Community Hospital in June. Jaynes and Brown, who are married, will join Dartmouth-Hitchock Medical Center.

Peterborough: Doctors at North Meadow leaving MCH

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Patients of doctors Scott Jaynes and Annika Brown want to know why the couple is leaving Monadnock Community Hospital for Dartmouth­-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, and why MCH hasn’t fought to keep them. Hospital administrators and trustees say the hospital has done everything possible to encourage the physicians to stay. Jaynes and Brown said MCH offered them inadequate space at … 0

Bennington man charged with bank robbery

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

A Bennington man has been charged with unarmed robbery and falsifying physical evidence, after allegedly absconding with an undisclosed amount of cash from a Milford bank. On Monday shortly after 3 p.m., Jason B. Haney, 32, of Bennington allegedly entered Citizen’s Bank in the Granite Town plaza in Milford, and handed the teller … 0

Aid cuts to schools could be costly

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

If the N.H. House Finance Committee’s proposed two-year budget is passed, the ConVal and Jaffrey-Rindge School Districts could each lose more than $1 million in aid. School officials say the consequences would be devastating. “I’m just very discouraged with the Legislature right now,” Butch Estey of Peterborough, chair of the Conval School Board, said Wednesday. “To have them make those cuts — they … 0

Viewpoint: How the conversation inspired me

Friday, March 20, 2015

As Gordon Peery, the highly competent facilitator, introduced the March 10 Community Conversation, he warned us that climate change is such an overwhelming crisis, we need to focus on the small steps that we can take as individuals. A perfectly reasonable and understandable framework for a meeting, and … 1

Viewpoint: Payback for making a commitment

Friday, March 20, 2015

Some of the actions to reduce our personal carbon footprint require simple lifestyle changes; some require relatively low-cost attention to detail with a short-term payback in energy savings; and some require taking a long-term view with a larger up-front investment that has a longer return on investment. It … 0

Letter: Red-tailed hawk comment wrong

Friday, March 20, 2015

To the editor: I was very disappointed to read about a member of our Legislature abusing the enthusiasm of a group of young students in order to score cheap political points. The fourth grade class from Hampton Falls that proposed Bill 373 to establish the red-tailed hawk as … 0

Letter: Response to views on business taxes

Friday, March 20, 2015

To the editor: Thank you for your Viewpoints section in the March 17 edition regarding “New Business Environment.” I loved State Senator Sanborn’s declaration that Democrats are just looking for ways to raise your taxes. We all know that “they” just want to do that, with no good … 0

Editorial: 3 steps forward, 3 steps back

Monday, March 23, 2015

Question: Why are we back to talking about Medicaid expansion again? Sometimes it seems as if our state Legislature never really gets anywhere. Once a decision has been made, our representatives are forever finding ways to reopen the issue. Be that as it may, we’d like to share … 0

Antrim: Cell tower variance under review

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

ANTRIM — The town’s Zoning Board of Adjustment will assess a request for a special exception and variance for a cell tower on Pierce Lake Road by Industrial Tower and Wireless. The cell tower applicant is asking for … 0

ConVal: MacDowell Glass Artist Presents Work to Chem and Art Students

Thursday, March 12, 2015

MacDowell Colony Fellow Alexander Rosenberg met with approximately 50 ConVal Regional High School students from Moira Milne’s honors chemistry class, Mary Goldthwaite-Gagne’s ceramics class, and Ben Putnam’s art classes in the Lucy Hurlin Theater on March 11. Rosenberg, … 0

ConVal: ML

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Heather Whipple-Simard sent us this photo of first-time voters Tucker Lamb, senior at ConVal and Ethan Cross, graduate of ConVal with Whipple-Simard. “Both went to Great Brook School and were proud to have had a voice in this … 0

Peterborough: Cornucopia seeks volunteers

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Cornucopia Project is seeking skilled, creative garden teachers and volunteers. Volunteers who are knowledgeable about small-scale organic food growing or home gardening, and experienced in educating children are desired to engage children in hands-on growing experiences so they can connect to the local landscape and their food source. … 0

ConVal: Write-in School Board rep. talks priorities

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

In Joel Green’s last weeks as Peterborough’s rep to the ConVal School Board, he was asked what he would like his replacement to fight for most. Green replied that each student receiving an equal education, no matter their … 0