Antrim

Bennington: Two charged in kidnapping, robbery case

Monday, September 29, 2014

Two area residents will head to court Thursday for a probable cause hearing stemming from a case involving the alleged kidnapping, false imprisonment and robbery of a 28-year-old Bennington woman. Police from Antrim and Deering are investigating the case against Joseph Mills, 32, of Deering and Jessica Vaillancourt, 23, of Hillsborough, which was brought to the attention of Bennington police … 0

Dover: Arson case heats up

Monday, September 29, 2014

An attorney for former Peterborough firefighter and alleged arsonist Gregory Potter contended in court on Friday that a detective for the Durham Police Department violated Potter’s constitutional rights. Potter, 23, is accused of setting a series of fires at five residential buildings in Durham in the early morning of Feb. 2, 2013, while … 0

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Monday, September 29, 2014

Michael Dukakis, the former governor of Massachusetts and the 1988 Democratic-nominee for president, repeated and repeated one of his foundational principles to a Peterborough audience last Wednesday. Speaking at the Walter Peterson Forum for Civil Discourse, the 80-year-old Dukakis reiterated that in politics, you can disagree with someone. But, he said, you should … 0

View from the river: Coping with family transitions

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

I have been involved in a few major family transitions this past month. We greeted a granddaughter, born Aug. 26 to our middle daughter and her husband. A week later we took our oldest daughter, son-in-law and 7-month-old granddaughter to the airport, headed to Rwanda to live for … 0

Letter: Let’s limit carbon pollution

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

To the editor: It only makes sense to control the amount of carbon pollution that power plants produce. Many Americans believe these limits are already in place; they aren’t. We have safeguards in place to protect against arsenic, mercury and lead, it is past time to limit the … 0

Editorial: Let’s help farmers help themselves

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

In his “History Of Peterborough, Book One,” George Abbot Morison wrote in 1954, “Farming in Peterborough was truly a way of life rather than a means of cash income.” When Morison wrote those words, he was looking back at 215 years of Peterborough history. Could he have looked … 0

COnVal: District saying bullying is down

Monday, September 15, 2014

The ConVal School District reported significantly fewer incidents of bullying last year, Supt. Dr. Brendan Minnihan said at a recent School Board meeting. The Superintendent’s Office and district principals credit this decline to encouraging students to respect one another more. The Superintendent’s Office, at the School Board’s Sept. … 0

Peterborough doctor’s license suspended

Monday, September 15, 2014

A Peterborough podiatrist, with a second practice in Concord, was removed from the Monadnock Community Hospital staff after his state medical license was temporarily suspended, a hospital spokesperson said on Friday. Dr. Edward Newcott of Pembroke is charged with not having appropriate practices to control infection. “The [N.H. … 0

Peterborough: They’re living a dream

Monday, September 15, 2014

Growing up everyone has an ideal job in mind. Of course, things change as we mature, and our career dreams are no exception. “Do what you like and like what you do” is the advice people often give … 0

Antrim: MainLine buys Frameworks facility

Monday, September 15, 2014

MainLine Graphics has purchase the empty building at 1 High St., formerly home to Frameworks, with plans to move its growing company in by Halloween. The company, which specializes in signs for clients in the apartment industry, plans … 0

Jaffrey: Lyons wins Gilmore triathlon

Monday, September 15, 2014

Cool conditions and sunny weather greeted the triathletes Sunday morning for the first annual Gilmore Pond Triathlon. The cooler conditions and hilly course did not deter some strong performances however. The first athlete to arrive at the finish … 0

Antrim: Baked beans and apple pie

Monday, September 15, 2014

Tenney’s Farm was buzzing with activity on Sunday afternoon. Volunteers set up a long table with trays, to fill with barbecue-style fixings. Off to one side, racks and racks of chicken slow roast, sending the smell of cooking … 0

Sustainable Steps: Getting back to basics

Monday, September 15, 2014

Getting back to basics At the time that I started farming it was not “in” to buy local. Folks were in their comfort zone of buying “clean” and properly inspected and packaged food from grocery stores. As we have come to understand what is truly behind our governments … 0