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

Editorial: 3 steps forward, 3 steps back

Monday, March 23, 2015

Question: Why are we back to talking about Medicaid expansion again? Sometimes it seems as if our state Legislature never really gets anywhere. Once a decision has been made, our representatives are forever finding ways to reopen the issue. Be that as it may, we’d like to share … 0

BENNINGTON: ‘Cemeteries are museums constantly exposed to air’

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Editor's note: An earlier version of this story misquoted the cost of the renovation of the headstones at Sunnyside Cemetery in Bennington. The cost will be between $2,000 and $4,000 per year on an ongoing basis. Bennington’s Cemetery … 0

ConVal: MacDowell Glass Artist Presents Work to Chem and Art Students

Thursday, March 12, 2015

MacDowell Colony Fellow Alexander Rosenberg met with approximately 50 ConVal Regional High School students from Moira Milne’s honors chemistry class, Mary Goldthwaite-Gagne’s ceramics class, and Ben Putnam’s art classes in the Lucy Hurlin Theater on March 11. Rosenberg, … 0

ConVal: ML

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Heather Whipple-Simard sent us this photo of first-time voters Tucker Lamb, senior at ConVal and Ethan Cross, graduate of ConVal with Whipple-Simard. “Both went to Great Brook School and were proud to have had a voice in this … 0

Peterborough: Cornucopia seeks volunteers

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Cornucopia Project is seeking skilled, creative garden teachers and volunteers. Volunteers who are knowledgeable about small-scale organic food growing or home gardening, and experienced in educating children are desired to engage children in hands-on growing experiences so they can connect to the local landscape and their food source. … 0

ConVal: Write-in School Board rep. talks priorities

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

In Joel Green’s last weeks as Peterborough’s rep to the ConVal School Board, he was asked what he would like his replacement to fight for most. Green replied that each student receiving an equal education, no matter their … 0

Basketball: Springfield, Litts highlight All-State teams

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Several local ballers made the cut for the 2014-15 All-State teams. Most notably, the two leaders of the area’s championship teams were both named Player of the Year for their respective divisions. Conant’s Madison Springfield was named the … 0

ConVal: Black Fly Story Hour comes to ConVal Saturday

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

This Saturday at ConVal in the Lucy Hurlin Theatre, The Black Fly Story Hour will showcase the unwritten stories of a dozen community members of all ages. They will take the stage to orate stories during a one-of-a-kind live experience, open to all community members. While the event … 0

Peterborough: Public to vote on downtown rezoning

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — A four-apartment complex on Grove Street will no longer comply with Peterborough’s zoning ordinance if its owner, Cara Hills, LLC, sells about half of the 44 and 46 Grove St. parcel to the town for a … 0

Bennington: Police department looks to hire two

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Bennington Police Department is looking for two new officers, and town officials hope to have the positions filled in the next two months. Chief Steven Campbell told the Ledger-Transcript on Tuesday that his department is looking for a full-time officer and a part-time officer. The full-time officer is … 0