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

Boys’ Tennis: Inexperienced ConVal squad falls at Lebanon

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

After the ConVal boys’ Tennis’ season debut Tuesday, Coach Mike Young says his team’s success will depend on how his fledgling roster develops. The tennis team fell to Lebanon High School 8-1, with only Ian Szep at No. 5 singles winning 8-6. The team also saw impressive singles … 0

Antrim: Planners ask state to take wind farm oversight

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

ANTRIM — The Planning Board will ask the state’s Site Evaluation Committee to oversee the approval process for a 28-megawatt wind farm project here . The board voted 6 to 1 Tuesday to ask the SEC to take jurisdiction of the proposed Antrim Wind project, located on the … 1

Bennington: Man to get $21.5M in suit

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

A different treatment plan could have stopped a second stroke that left a Bennington veteran awake and aware, but almost completely unable to move, ruled Judge Landy McCafferty of the U.S. District Court in a recent decision that awarded the man more than $21 million in damages. According … 0

Peterborough: Fourth Chris’ Concert set for Country Club

Friday, April 3, 2015

Chris’ Concert 2015, titled “Remembering The Rynborn,” will be held on April 18, from 7 p.m. to midnight, at the Monadnock Country Club in Peterborough. This will be the fourth memorial event for Christine Patten, who passed away in 2010. According to Cheryl Barlow, a longtime friend of … 0

Antrim police log: April 9, 2015

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

ANTRIM Wednesday, April 1 Burglary: At 9:22 p.m., an officer received reports from dispatch of a burglar alarm at a Concord Street business. Upon arrival, a rear window was discovered to be open and a entry had been made. An officer and a K-9 unit searched the building, … 0

Hancock: Jon Manley to talk on state budget

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

On Monday from 5 to 7 p.m., the Hancock Town Library hosts State Representative Jon Manley, who will talk about the latest cuts proposed by the state legislature in Concord and what they mean for you. Please feel free to bring your questions and concerns. … 0

Bridging the political divide: Political correctness: Appomattox at 150

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Today marks the 150th anniversary of Lee’s surrender to Grant at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, effectively ending the country’s four devastating years of Civil War. There were other Union and Confederate armies still in the field and more … 0

Viewpoint: A liberal viewpoint on big vs. small government

Monday, April 6, 2015

I probably have as many complaints about the federal government as anyone else, but my complaints aren’t all of one type. Sometimes I think government’s too big; sometimes I think it’s too small. Frequently I think it’s inefficient; occasionally I think it’s corrupt. Sometimes I think it’s gotten … 0

Viewpoint: Dangers of big government, how individual liberty is lost

Monday, April 6, 2015

Before the 20th century, a person in the U.S. existed just as a person — no papers, no Social Security number, free to move and work and pursue his happiness. How far we have come. Between 1935 and 1985, in seven incremental stages, we Americans became enumerated. It … 0

Editorial: Revenue sources come with strings

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

The proposed state budget is rife with cuts that would reduce services across a wide swath of departments, as well as downshift responsibilities — fiscal and tangible — to the municipal level. We’ve heard this tolling bell before, under the Bill O’Brien Legislature, and those ominous peals are … 0