The former editor of Yankee Magazine, Jud Hale, has reissued his memoir "The Education of a Yankee" and is looking ahead to his next stage in life after retiring from the position six months ago.

Dublin: ‘Education of a Yankee’

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Jud Hale has sold his summerhouse on Lake Winnipesaukee , he’s looking to sell the house in Dublin, where he lived for decades, and he and his wife, Sally, have moved into the RiverMead Lifecare retirement community in Peterborough. But he’s certainly not planning to give up his spot at Yankee Magazine anytime soon. A decade and change after he … 0

Antrim: Working toward a snow job

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Keene State College junior and management major Mitchell Reynolds of Antrim came to KSC to prepare himself for his dream of working in the snow/skateboard industry, and he’s already a long way down that road. He’s the new tech rep for Adidas, and last winter he landed a paid internship as the Events … 0

Peterborough: Brenner to retire in October

Thursday, December 18, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Town Administrator Pamela Brenner listed several milestones one can reach in their life, toward the end of the Select Board’s meeting Tuesday. She said these milestones could include graduating from high school and college, marriage, and the birth of children and grandchildren. “I have reached one of those milestones ­— one … 0

Editorial: Nonprofits chosen for ‘Spirit of Giving’

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The Monadnock Ledger-Transcript is happy to announce the nonprofits in our region that have been selected for our 5th Annual Spirit of Giving Series: Jaffrey-based Shelter From the Storm; School Kids in Peterborough, or SKIP, the Grapevine Family & Community Resource Center located in Antrim; and The River … 0

Viewpoint: Energy policies and projects are the way forward

Thursday, December 4, 2014

A recent editorial by Marc Brown, the executive director of the New England Ratepayers Association, had a very one-sided approach to improving electric rates in New Hampshire: Promote Northern Pass and attack all the energy policies that are helping our state become less reliant on oil and gas. … 0

Letter: South Meadow thanks you

Thursday, December 4, 2014

To the editor: South Meadow School students and staff would like to thank you very much for your generous donation of water and gift certificates for turkeys for our annual Turkey Trot. Sincerely, South Meadow School. Anne O’Bryant South Meadow School Principal … 0

Letters: Who’s running the town of Antrim?

Monday, December 8, 2014

To the editor: This letter is in response to the Antrim Select Board conducting the equivalent of a “closed-door” meeting, out of sight and out of mind, by only posting an agenda item four hours before the Select Board meeting on Nov. 24, and prior to a critical … 0

Letter: Gas pipelines are not the enemy

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

To the editor: The town in Hampden, Massachusetts, where I used to live for 20-plus years has one of those 36-inch — or perhaps bigger, I’m not sure — natural gas pipelines going through the southern edge of the entire town and has been there for many, many … 0

Letter: Thanks to those who care

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

To the editor: This is the time of the year where, more than ever, goodwill seems to abound. Here at Peterborough Elementary School this is especially true. Many people have reached out to ask how they can help families who have financial issues. But this year, something a … 0

Jaffrey/Peterborough: Bracing for winter

Monday, December 8, 2014

Joshua Levesque put his foot down on Edward MacDowell Lake to test the ice — before he had put his full weight down, it had already cracked. Levesque, who serves as a natural resources specialist for the U.S. … 0

Student Voices: ConVal students call for a change — silently

Monday, December 8, 2014

If you walked into the Budget Work session for the ConVal School District on Nov. 19, you would have been witness to what many students are now calling “something big.” What started as a small dispute over paying … 0

Football: Pair of Cougars make DII All-Conference team

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Two ConVal football players have been named to the Division II West All-Conference team. On the defensive side, freshman defensive end Dan Curran was selected. Curran had 74 total tackles, 13 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, and six … 0

ConVal Voices: ConVal’s culture monitor

Friday, December 5, 2014

“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.” — Anais Nin Having the job title of Culture Monitor has been interesting and fun, a source of entertainment and amusement. When I tell people that I’m the Culture Monitor at ConVal Regional High School … 0