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

Francestown: Students hold board’s feet to fire

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this article erroneously reported that a draft version of next year’s proposed budget was $300,563,000 less than this year’s default budget of $45 million. The difference is $300,563. FRANCESTOWN — A group … 0

Peterborough: EMS cuts 41 jobs

Thursday, December 18, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Eastern Mountain Sports will be eliminating 41 jobs from its Peterborough office, and will be relocating other positions to its corporate headquarters in Connecticut, according to a letter sent to Peterborough town officials. But, the Peterborough retail store, call center and customer service center will remain … 0

Peterborough: Podiatrist suspension lifted

Thursday, December 18, 2014

A state podiatry board lifted its suspension of a Peterborough podiatrist’s license, after he complied with sanctions levied in a September ruling. The N.H. Board of Registration in Podiatry suspended Dr. Edward Newcott of Pembroke’s podiatry license in September because he continuously failed to adhere to infection control … 0

Bennington police logs: Dec. 16, 2014

Thursday, December 18, 2014

BENNINGTON Tuesday, Dec. 9: Criminal mischief: At 9:40 a.m., police received reports that a vehicle on Main Street had been scratched with a key. Police said that an investigation is ongoing. Wednesday, Dec. 10: Motor vehicle accident: At 8:15 a.m., police received reports that Russ Hixson, 51, of … 0

Viewpoint: Riley the dog goes to Rivier

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

“Pets are humanizing. They remind us we have an obligation and responsibility to preserve and nurture and care for all life.” —James Cromwell This past week Riley, my 5-year-old Lab, was invited to participate in the “Paws for … 0

Viewpoint: It’s not (only) about the resume

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

This week at The River Center we say goodbye to Donna Brand, our employment specialist. Through our Employment Resource Center, Donna has helped many individuals who have been unemployed or underemployed with resumes, interview skills, help with the … 0

Finding a home: Homelessness by the numbers

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Having recently spoken with a former guest of the Monadnock Area Transitional Shelter, I am pleased to pass along good news from this single mother. She still enjoys her job and her son is doing better in school. … 0

Editorial: Several transitions on the horizon

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Tuesday night’s Peterborough Select Board meeting brought to light major changes to two town institutions, while the ConVal School Board meeting in Francestown saw the unveiling of the next generation of important people who could shape our region. After recent rumblings, Eastern Mountain Sports finally announced the news … 0

Letter: Let’s withdraw from the district

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

To the editor: Perhaps it is time that the Town of Peterborough look into withdrawing from the ConVal School District. Coming to an acceptable solution on how to deal with declining enrollments and rising educational costs is an impossibility. District towns are unwilling to make hard decisions on … 0

ANTRIM: Police looking for a certified offer

Monday, December 15, 2014

Antrim is searching for a new officer full-time police officer, as one of its officers has resigned. According to Antrim Police Chief Scott Lester, Sgt. Ryan Storro resigned from his position on Nov. 30 to return to a career as an independent contractor in construction, a field he … 0