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

Rindge: Hunt named to HNH Board

Friday, March 20, 2015

The HNH Foundation has announced that State Representative John Hunt of Rindge has joined the Board of Directors. The mission of the HNH Foundation is to improve the health and wellness of New Hampshire’s population, with a focus … 0

Manchester: Ayotte to speak to business leaders

Friday, March 20, 2015

The Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire will host U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte on April 6. The senator will speak at a luncheon event to be held at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Ayotte may address topics such as the economy, … 0

Peterborough: New location for Colonic Connection

Friday, March 20, 2015

Deborah Jean Clark owner of Colonic Connection, a hydrotherapy facility, is now scheduling appointments at her new location at 77 Hancock Rd., Suite C, in Peterborough. The building includes offices for a number of health-service providers. Clark, an accredited hydro-therapist, says, “I’m happy to hear of the health … 0

Honor Roll:

Friday, March 20, 2015

Dublin School 2nd trimester Honors Mia Brady, Hancock; Lillian Campbell, Milford; Matthew Coffin, Keene; James Dupont-Roche, Peterborough; Maja Hardikar, Peterborough; Cameron Harrington, Francestown; Daniel Harrington, Francestown; Silas Howe, Amherst; Ryan Hyde, Hollis; Bette Imhoff, Dublin; Fiona Johnson, Harrisville; Jared Lewis, Bennington; Quinn Thomson, Walpole; Erin Tourgee, Sharon; Hannah … 0

Bennington police log: March 19, 2015

Monday, March 23, 2015

BENNINGTON Thursday, March 12 Arrest: At 4:50 p.m., police arrested Thomas Belcher, 26, of Bennington on an electronic bench warrant for alleged failure to appear in court. Belcher was released on $1,000 cash bail and faces a March 26 court date at the 6th Circuit Court, Hillsborough. Sunday, … 0

Viewpoint: Drive 55, and make a big difference

Friday, March 20, 2015

Reduce, reuse, recycle was a theme that ran through the Ledger-Transcript and Monadnock Center-sponsored forum on energy earlier this month. Since we have no choice but to reuse and recycle all our planetary air, reducing atmospheric contaminants is urgent. Here are some facts I’d like to share that … 0

Viewpoint: How the conversation inspired me

Friday, March 20, 2015

As Gordon Peery, the highly competent facilitator, introduced the March 10 Community Conversation, he warned us that climate change is such an overwhelming crisis, we need to focus on the small steps that we can take as individuals. A perfectly reasonable and understandable framework for a meeting, and … 1

Viewpoint: Payback for making a commitment

Friday, March 20, 2015

Some of the actions to reduce our personal carbon footprint require simple lifestyle changes; some require relatively low-cost attention to detail with a short-term payback in energy savings; and some require taking a long-term view with a larger up-front investment that has a longer return on investment. It … 0

Letter: Red-tailed hawk comment wrong

Friday, March 20, 2015

To the editor: I was very disappointed to read about a member of our Legislature abusing the enthusiasm of a group of young students in order to score cheap political points. The fourth grade class from Hampton Falls that proposed Bill 373 to establish the red-tailed hawk as … 0

Letter: Response to views on business taxes

Friday, March 20, 2015

To the editor: Thank you for your Viewpoints section in the March 17 edition regarding “New Business Environment.” I loved State Senator Sanborn’s declaration that Democrats are just looking for ways to raise your taxes. We all know that “they” just want to do that, with no good … 0