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Bennington

Divided on new voter ID provision

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

With the New Hampshire primary, presidential elections and two other elections slated for next year, moderators and clerks are raising concerns about using their own cameras to photograph voters who lack sufficient ID — a provision of the 2012 voter ID law going into effect in September, but without funding from the state. That’s because the House’s proposed two-year budget does not include money for cameras and printers. “The whole … 0

Peterborough: ‘Cafeteria Man’ to talk healthy school lunch

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Tony Geraci introduced organic produce, greenhouses and Meatless Mondays to public schools in Baltimore. He became a White House consultant for Michelle Obama’s efforts to combat childhood obesity and he currently oversees over 200,000 meals served to about 110,000 students a day in Memphis (Tenn.) schools. Yet, the “Cafeteria Man” — also the … 0

Peterborough: Green fest goes outside this year

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Greenerborough will be greener this year than ever before. For the first time in the festival’s eight-year history, it will held entirely outdoor, in front of the Town House and behind the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Although Grange #35 and the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce will be co-sponsors of the … 0

HealthFirst: How to live well in retirement

Thursday, April 23, 2015

The first problem that I have with the preparation of this article is to figure out how we can get those under 60 years of age to read it. Clearly, the best way to live well during retirement … 0

HealthFirst: Key points on end-of-life planning

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Editor’s note: The following appeared in the April 7 edition of the Ledger-Transcript. Despite the emotional and circumstantial obstacles that sometimes interfere with end of life planning, every person should address the following things prior to death: 1. … 0

Bobcat’s Tail: Hanging in the balance: support for Fish and Game

Friday, April 24, 2015

While our streams and forests are springing to life, the Statehouse halls in Concord are stirring with conversations about New Hampshire’s commitment to wildlife. In the N.H. Senate, the House and the governor’s office, they’re talking about how … 0

Baseball: Cougars still seek first win

Monday, April 27, 2015

ConVal baseball is looking for its first win, after the Cougars lost their first four games. They most recently lost to Milford 8-5 on Friday. Sophomore Danny Allen was three for three, and scored two runs. Jared Booth … 0

ConVal: Cougars open season with loss

Monday, April 27, 2015

ConVal girls’ lacrosse lost their season opener to No. 1 Kearsarge Thursday in a snowy game at Colby-Sawyer College. Coach Derek Sorbello said the Lady Cougars had plenty of scoring opportunities and shots but couldn’t capitalize. They lost 13-3. Freshman Lily Sheridan scored twice and junior Briana Jones … 0

Softball: CV outscored 29-1 through 2

Monday, April 27, 2015

The Lady Cougars are looking to find their swing. They lost their first two games, 12-1 at Souhegan and 17-0 against Milford. “We are a work in progress and we will get there,” said coach Deb Riley. “[It’s] only the second game of the season. And hopefully now … 0

Peterborough: MCH ranks in top rural hospitals

Friday, April 24, 2015

Monadnock Community Hospital was recently named one of the iVantage Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in the U.S. “Monadnock Community Hospital is proud of the efforts of our physicians and staff who have contributed to our hospital achieving this designation,” said Cynthia McGuire, CEO and president. “At the … 0

Bennington police log: April 28, 2015

Monday, April 27, 2015

Bennington Sunday, April 12 Gun complaint: At 1:15 p.m., police responded to North Bennington Road for reported gunfire. Police found that the use of the gun was lawful upon arrival and let it continue. Sunday, April 19 Property dispute: At 12:50 p.m., police responded to Starret Road after … 0

Viewpoint: Mount Sunapee expansion?

Friday, April 24, 2015

To the editor: Dear DRED, The Mount Sunapee expansion would be in the middle of acres of old-growth trees. I was taken aback reading that they are not that old growth, although old. Taking them down means they are gone forever. Taking the woods away means more open … 0