Antrim

Bill seeks to decrease drug overdose deaths

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

A proposed bill would grant limited immunity to people who call 911 to report a drug-related medical emergency. Reporting a drug- or alcohol-related medical emergency could soon give the caller limited immunity from drug-related charges in New Hampshire — an effort intended to encourage the calling of 911 and the potential preservation of life. The bill’s intent is to try to put the brakes on hundreds of overdose deaths a … 0

Runners ready for Boston Marathon

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

John Singelais’s stomach was full of butterflies at the start of the Boston Marathon last year, on the first Patriot’s Day race since the deadly bombing. But once the starting pistol fired, and Singelais ran the 26.2 miles from Hopkinton, Massachusetts, to Boylston Street, he was more than relaxed. He was invigorated by … 0

Conval: Pie and parenting

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Kate Post’s son, Henry, was not enjoying the first grade. She asked her son what he would change about his school day. More recess. More P.E, he said. From Henry’s answer grew the fledgling parents’ organization Parents for Inspiring Education — PIE, for short. Nine parents met at Post’s farmhouse Monday, … 0

Business: Stick around, young workers

Friday, April 10, 2015

As the employment specialist at The River Center, I meet with job seekers at all stages of their careers. What all of these people have in common is the challenge of looking for work in the Monadnock region. I recently asked our intern, a Franklin Pierce University student, … 0

Thank You NOtes: ‘My hero and my friend’

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

To the editor: In recent days, we have all seen the not-so-great news involving police officers. We would like to say a little something about our local police and by extension, all the other police officers who do not need to be seen in the wrong light of … 0

Viewpoint: Where is Elizabeth Seccombe?

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Some years ago, my mother-in-law left a book behind after her occasional weekend visit. It was “Devil in the White City” by Erik Larson. She knew I’d love it. Not only did I learn about the invention of … 0

Editorial: Saving a life is worth the forfeit

Monday, April 13, 2015

In a situation where every moment can make the difference between life and death, do we really want to give someone any reason to hesitate before calling for help? That’s the concept behind HB 270 — a good Samaritan law that gives limited immunity to people who call … 0

ConVal drama: Good Grief

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Procrastination. Loneliness. Fitting in. Societal pressures. Growing up. Book reports. Rabbit hunts. Airplane battles in World War I. There aren’t many places where you can find all those tough topics and more addressed, with a healthy dose of … 1

New Ipswich: Skinny Cat Rd. land for sale

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Kinder Morgan has been tight-lipped about possible locations for compressor stations that would serve its proposed natural gas pipeline, but concern is high that a property in New Ipswich may fit the bill. The nearly 300-acre property at 40 Skinny Cat Rd. in New Ipswich is currently on … 1

CONVAL: ConVal boys ready to hit the field with high aspirations in DIII

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

PETERBOROUGH— The ConVal boys’ lacrosse team is young. Nine players on their varsity roster are freshman, and not one of their midfielders is a senior. But they’re off to a fast start. They beat Plymouth High School 10-8 … 0

Antrim: Shea Field project moves to planners

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

ANTRIM — Select Board Chair Gordon Webber once opposed spending nearly $100,000 to install lights at Shea Field. At Monday’s meeting, however, he led the Board in moving the project forward. Since the lights would be located on town land, the Parks and Recreation Commission did not need … 0

Girls’ lacrosse: Cougar girls look to improve record

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

ConVal’s girls’ lacrosse team is back in action this year with a new coach and hopes to make a move up in the NHIAA rankings from last year. Derek Sorbello is now at the Cougar helm. He takes … 0

PETERBOROUGH: River rescue ends safely

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

A resident of a local rehabilitation hospital was treated for hypothermia Tuesday, after he jumped in the Contoocook River near the Peterborough Town Library. At about 6:45 p.m., the man, who is in his 20s and has a … 0