Bennington

Doctors Scott Jaynes and Annika Brown are leaving Monadnock Community Hospital in June. Jaynes and Brown, who are married, will join Dartmouth-Hitchock Medical Center.

Peterborough: Doctors at North Meadow leaving MCH

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Patients of doctors Scott Jaynes and Annika Brown want to know why the couple is leaving Monadnock Community Hospital for Dartmouth­-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, and why MCH hasn’t fought to keep them. Hospital administrators and trustees say the hospital has done everything possible to encourage the physicians to stay. Jaynes and Brown said MCH offered them inadequate space at … 0

Bennington man charged with bank robbery

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

A Bennington man has been charged with unarmed robbery and falsifying physical evidence, after allegedly absconding with an undisclosed amount of cash from a Milford bank. On Monday shortly after 3 p.m., Jason B. Haney, 32, of Bennington allegedly entered Citizen’s Bank in the Granite Town plaza in Milford, and handed the teller … 0

Aid cuts to schools could be costly

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

If the N.H. House Finance Committee’s proposed two-year budget is passed, the ConVal and Jaffrey-Rindge School Districts could each lose more than $1 million in aid. School officials say the consequences would be devastating. “I’m just very discouraged with the Legislature right now,” Butch Estey of Peterborough, chair of the Conval School Board, said Wednesday. “To have them make those cuts — they … 0

ConVal: Youth sports plan pitched

Monday, March 23, 2015

Editor’s note: A previous version of this story wrongly reported it cost $121 to play soccer in Peterborough. It cost $121 to play lacrosse. ConVal Principal Brian Pickering is convinced youth sports can unite the school district’s nine … 0

Bennington: Pedestrian access to bridge mulled

Monday, March 23, 2015

BENNINGTON — Rep. Jon Manley (D-Bennington) is serious about making the town’s Railroad Trestle open to pedestrians, and is looking to the Select Board to make it happen. The bridge is open to snowmobilers, Manley said, and residents … 0

Bobcat’s Tail: seven signs of spring

Friday, March 20, 2015

Seems like it’s been a long winter, if you listen to nearly anyone who has a voice. Sure, every winter lasts about 90 days — December 21 and through March 20 — but this one seemed to grind … 0

Why care about water?

Friday, March 20, 2015

Sunday is World Water Day and while Art for Water had no official event this year to honor it, we spend a lot of time reflecting upon our mission and how we can be most effective in raising awareness of the shrinking availability of clean water. One question … 0

Climate change: A different kind of crisis

Monday, March 23, 2015

Spring of 1338. April 12th, 1861. October 29th, 1929. December 7th, 1941. September 11, 2001, August 25th, 2005, April 20, 2010. These dates remain culturally significant because they represent not just an historic event, but a crisis event that forever changed lives and shifted perspectives. These are “Dates … 0

ConVal: School phone systems top BudCom recommendations

Monday, March 23, 2015

ConVal’s Budget and Property Committee is recommending the School Board spend $272,000 on capital expenses in the coming year. But, the school district expects to receive much of this money back through state and federal aid. At the committee’s meeting at the SAU office Thursday, they approved recommending … 0

Basketball: 22nd Place to Go tourney raises over $9,000

Monday, March 23, 2015

The Place to Go held its 22nd annual 3-On-3 tournament Friday-Sunday at ConVal. Over $9,000 was raised and players from all around the area and beyond competed in the fun tradition. Division winners: ∎ 3/4 grade boys winners: Demons, … 0

Nelson: Apple Hill Board elects officers and trustees

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music Board of Trustees elected officers and trustees at its recent annual meeting. Elected as president, Mark Meess; vice president, Lindsay Dearborn; treasurer, Fred Hadlow; secretary, Maura Glennon; and new trustees, Deborah Ford, Eileen Sarson and Linda Stavely. Mark Meess was elected … 0

Nominations sought for N.H. Audubon awards

Thursday, March 19, 2015

New Hampshire Audubon’s Board of Trustees seeks nominations for the Tudor Richards and Goodhue-Elkins awards to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the membership. Deadline for nominations is April 1, 2015. The Tudor Richards Award is presented annually to the person who best exemplifies Tudor’s love and … 0

Solar Up offers workshop

Thursday, March 19, 2015

The Southern New Hampshire Planning Commission has announced a new pilot program called Solar Up NH. A public workshop will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, at SNHPC. Solar Up NH is based on a residential group purchasing model designed to bring down the cost of solar … 0