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Members of the Sikh community and organizers of community suppers throughout the region gathered Friday for an evening of gratitude, dinner and music.

Peterborough: Giving thanks

Monday, November 23, 2015

How do you start a community supper in an area that is fortunate to have so many? That’s the question Saibhung Kaur Khalsa, and her husband, Saibhung Singh, were trying to answer when their friend, Balmeet Kaur Khalsa, said the way to begin is with a gratitude supper for the longtime community supper organizers. The dinner was held Friday at …

Antrim: Two die in head-on crash

Monday, November 23, 2015

Two people are dead after a head-on accident on Route 9 in Antrim Saturday, according to state police. Liam P. Flaherty, 18, of Farmington, New York, was traveling westbound on Route 9 around 7 p.m. when the Kia Sorrento he was driving collided head-on with a Toyota RAV4 operated by Janet Withington, 67, …

Antrim: Who has winning ticket?

Monday, November 23, 2015

Perhaps the winner is shy. Or has stayed quiet while he or she seeks a lawyer’s advice. Or maybe, just maybe, they have no idea that they’ve won. Regardless, someone who shops at Antrim Market on Main Street is a millionaire following last Wednesday’s Powerball drawing, according to Maura McCann of the New Hampshire Lottery. “With less than 3,000 residents in lovely Antrim, …

Peterborough: Workers need housing

Monday, November 16, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Elected and town officials and legislators were in agreement Thursday afternoon that economic development can’t happen if there isn’t affordable housing nearby for a young workforce. But, they couldn’t agree on a solution. Rep. Annie Kuster …

ConVal / Wilton Lyndeborough: Driscoll: ‘The kids loved her and she loved them’

Monday, November 16, 2015

After a young teacher died unexpectedly last week, both Conval and Wilton Lyndeborough school districts are mourning the loss while they provide support to her students and the rest of the student body. Elise Driscoll, 35, was in …

ConVal: Public hearing tonight on class recordings

Monday, November 16, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — In response to a new state law limiting when schools can record in the classroom, the ConVal School Board will hold a public hearing Tuesday for the policy it drafted. The hearing will be at 7 p.m. at the SAU. Legislators approved RSA 189:68 in the …

Peterborough: Speaker addresses the ‘delusion’ of a two-state solution

Monday, November 16, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Thousands of miles away from the limestone walls of Jerusalem and the rocky hillsides of the West Bank, a crowd of over 50 gathered in the brick and clapboard Mariposa Museum to listen to an Irishman …

Liberty Farm: Ode to man’s best friend

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Bill and I decided we wanted to get a puppy. Rat Terriers are adorable little digging escape artists who are true terriers: feisty, funny, energetic, lively, vermin-chasing, strong jaws and are invaluable to farmers in eradicating rats and …

Antrim: Crews respond to kitchen fire

Monday, November 16, 2015

Firefighters were called to a first-alarm fire on Highland Avenue this afternoon (Monday), started by a pot on the stove, according to dispatchers. Dispatchers reported at about 12:45 p.m. that a fire had started in the kitchen of a residence. Crews reported everyone was evacuated safely and they …

Peterborough: Woman to woman group is forming

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

“She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry,” a film about the birth of the women’s movement, had just screened at the Peterborough Community Theatre, and some women were talking. Perhaps what the area needs is a women’s group, they said. …

Editorial: Athletes must take responsibility

Monday, November 16, 2015

We hold our student-athletes in high regard around here. With their almost superhuman performances on the field or on the court comes a level of respect, a wealth of inspiration and a great sense of pride in school and community. These young men and women have been elevated …

Peterborough: Basics of conservation easements for Realtors

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Conservation easements impact land use rights and are important for every real estate agent to understand when brokering the buying and selling of property. Much of New Hampshire’s land is conserved for future generations through conservation easements and many real estate professionals in the state must navigate these …

Soccer: All-State teams picked for public, private high schools

Friday, November 13, 2015

The NHIAA All-State soccer teams were voted on and announced last week by a statewide panel of coaches. Here’s who made the teams, locally. Division II Boys: ∎ ConVal sophomore forward Jordan Cooper, Honorable Mention Division II Girls: ∎ ConVal junior forward Sylvie Holding, Second Team ∎ ConVal senior forward Teresa …