Halloween: Scary stories from local students

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Monadnock madness by Wolfgang Morlock of Rindge age 11 Applewild School Fitchburg, Mass. One day there were three kids.They were 11,12 and 13 year olds. When they were climbing up Mount Monadnock suddenly there was a crazy wind and the wind was howling. Then they looked and saw why - a helicopter was above them it was loud and it made them cold. Then the helicopter dropped something it landed … 0

Peterborough: Sanborn: ‘We need a culture shift’

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — On Tuesday, N.H. Senator Andy Sanborn (R-Bedford) faces Democratic challenger Lee Nyquist of New Boston for the District 9 seat. Sanborn has been a state senator since 2010 and in 2012 he narrowly defeated Nyquist in the race for the Dist. 9 seat, with just 213 more votes. The Ledger-Transcript editorial … 0

Peterborough: Burglary suspect nabbed

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

A Peterborough man has been charged in connection with a string of daytime burglaries that started in late September. Joshua Laprise, 25, was arrested on Oct. 22 by Peterborough police and charged with three counts of burglary and two counts of false reports to law enforcement. According to a press release police issued Wednesday, LaPrise reported his Union Street residence had been burglarized, … 0

Hillsborough County Attorney: Reining in costs, improving technology are key

Monday, October 27, 2014

Patricia M. LaFrance Occupation: Hillsborough County Attorney Time living in town: Hillsborough County, 19 years Previously elected offices: Hillsborough County Attorney Other qualifications: 13-plus years as a felony prosecutor, hundreds of convictions, named 2014 N.H. County Attorney of the Year, endorsed by Hillsborough County Chiefs of Police Association … 0

N.H. Senate District 9: Expanded gambling is not the answer

Monday, October 27, 2014

Andy Sanborn, R-Bedford Occupation: Small business owner Time living in town: New Hampshire resident for my whole life! Previously elected offices: State Senate 2010-2014 Other qualifications: Background in business and finance, business owner for 24 years, State Senator for four years, traditional New Hampshire Yankee common sense. Answer … 0

Keene: Kendall takes over staffing job at TPI

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Susan V. Kendall, CPC has been named director of administrative staffing and recruiting at TPI Staffing Group, headquartered in Keene. Kendall is a certified personnel consultant with more than 25 years of administrative personnel experience. Kendall was the founder and president of GFI Professional Staffing Services — originally … 0

Letters: Vote for Manley, McNamara, Hahn

Monday, October 27, 2014

To the editor: We recently hosted Representatives Jon Manley, Hillsborough District 3, Richard McNamara and Steve Hahn, both from Hillsborough District 38. The discussion was informative and encouraging. Steve Hahn, first-time candidate, will work with fellow legislators to strengthen New Hampshire’s economy, environment, and support educational measures ensuring … 0

Viewpoint: The marionette theater and my stint with NHPTV

Monday, October 27, 2014

It’s funny how you often sculpt something you hear so it fits with your idea of the desired end or outcome. When Carla Gordon Russell, a producer for New Hampshire Public Television, called me several weeks ago she told me that they were beginning a new series called … 0

Peterborough: Town sued over farm code

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — The Planning Board has approved the first permit for a farm in Peterborough to host weddings, farm-to-table meals, and other seasonal and educational events throughout the year, after delaying their decision twice. Neighbors of the farm … 0

Rindge: State Senate candidates square off in FPU debate

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

RINDGE — Candidates for New Hampshire’s 9th and 12th State Senate districts met Tuesday afternoon at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge for a debate sponsored by the university’s Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communications and the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript. Present … 0

ConVal: School Board won’t talk consolidation for 3 years

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

TEMPLE — The ConVal School Board decided Tuesday to not consider a proposal to close the district’s two middle schools, at least not for the next three years. In arriving at the decision, the board referred to a … 0

Cross-country: LaBrie leads the way for Boynton at middle school race

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

On a dark and overcast day that both threatened rain and breaks of sun, 2900 middle school cross country athletes took to the trails of Londonderry to contest the 41st New Hampshire Middle School cross country championships. The … 0

Backyard Birder: Notes from the (hawk) watch: The daily account is more than numbers

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Last November, as the fall hawkwatch season up on Pack Monadnock came to an end, my Backyard Birder column was mostly excerpts from Hawkwatcher Henry’s daily reports. Each day’s count is submitted to a continent-wide network of hawkwatches, … 0