Antrim

The School Board asked the SAU to hire another extracurricular teacher at South Meadow School.

Peterborough: Larger student body leads to staffing issues

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — With classes like industrial arts and consumer family at South Meadow School too large to be safe, additional arts classes are being proposed. But first the district’s business manager must find the money to pay for a second arts teacher. Katherine Fox is South Meadow’s only art teacher, after district officials eliminated a second art teaching position two …

Antrim / Bennington / Jaffrey: Indictment in threatening case

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

An Antrim man has been indicted on criminal threatening charges after he allegedly pointed a BB gun at two police officers in March. Andrew Hart, 21, of Antrim is accused of pointing the BB gun, which appeared to be a real firearm, at Officer Robert McAllister and Sergeant Thomas Grella. Hart was indicted on four counts of criminal threatening — two for each …

Antrim: Parenting your grandkids?

Friday, August 28, 2015

If you are parenting your grandchildren, you are not alone. “Grandparents Parenting Grandchildren” meets monthly and is free. Grapevine parenting educator Carol Lunan and River Center parenting educator Wendy Hill co-facilitate discussions on topics of interest to participants. Guest speakers are invited to lead discussions in their area of expertise, for example, last year a lawyer discussed issues related to custody and adoption, …

Game management challenges facing N.H.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

New England was settled by hunters and trappers; trade in beaver pelts was a principle form of commerce in New Hampshire for nearly 150 years. Wild game was a critical staple for settlers who struggled to sustain themselves …

ConVal: Sixth annual Peter Michael Abbott 5K

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

On Sept. 12 at 9 a.m. the Peter Michael Abbott Memorial Fund will sponsor its sixth annual 5K+ Run and Fun Walk at ConVal High School. This will be followed by a traditional musical tribute concert by The …

Antrim: Loveland earns award for lake stewardship

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Robin Loveland, founder, past president (and current member) of the Franklin Pierce Lake Association, was awarded the John F. Morten Award for Exemplary Lakes Stewardship at the association’s annual meeting on Aug. 8. The Morten Award was established …

Antrim: Post 50 to hold monthly meeting

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

American Legion Post 50 will hold its monthly meeting Sept. 1, at 7:30 p,m. at the post home on West Street. All members, veterans and guests are welcome. …

Editorial: Is SWRPC response too little, too late?

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

With the level of opposition to the proposed natural gas pipeline in the region, we are puzzled by the Southwest Region Planning Commission’s seemingly delayed response. Just two weeks before the close of the official comment period at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the SWRPC is starting an …

Antrim: UHaul driver arraigned, three still hospitalized in crash

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

The driver of a UHaul van allegedly involved in a multi-car accident that closed Route 9 in Antrim Saturday was arraigned at his hospital bed in Concord Monday. Peter Glidden, 39, of Stratham, was released on $50,000 personal recognizance bail while being treated at the hospital. A further bail …

Antrim: $2M road project on track

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

ANTRIM — The Select Board received an update from Peter Holden of Holden Engineering about the Highland Avenue/Pleasant Street reconstruction project Monday. Holden noted that he still needs to talk with residents about getting easements for water pipes …

Peterborough: Doctors talk MMJ pros and cons

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — As the state readies its medical marijuana facilities, physicians are divided over recommending it to patients once it becomes available to them next year. Some welcome the new treatment option, while others plan to tread lightly. “It’s a frontier in healthcare,” said Dr. Terrance McNamara, a …

Federal aid to N.H. for January blizzard

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

State and federal officials say more than $1 million in federal assistance has been delivered to New Hampshire to help cover costs of the January 26-28, 2015 severe winter storm and snow storm that buried parts of the state under two to three feet of snow. According to …

Peterborough: Let’s see a movie

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Fists fly between Ant-Man and his nemesis, Yellowjacket. The unspoken tension between two characters staring at each other across a table. Spoiler alert — a kiss. These are silent moments a visually impaired moviegoer might miss watching the …