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Students in Brock Lambert's forensic science class test practice bloodstain pattern analysis.

ConVal: CSI meets summer school

Monday, July 27, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — A metal rod dripping with blood. A bloody hammer. A red-stained, football-size rock. The objects are spread out on a sidewalk by the ConVal High School cafeteria. A student stands nearby, hands smeared red. This isn’t the ending of Stephen King’s latest horror novel. It’s Brock Lambert’s forensic science class — one of nine classes the high school … 0

Peterborough/Francestown/New Ipswich: Solar growth slows down

Monday, July 27, 2015

Uncertainty about the future of solar energy subsidies has put the brakes on its popularity in the region. Utilities will soon reach the state mandated net-metering cap, and legislation that would raise the cap is not expected to pass. Also, Gov. Maggie Hassan’s veto of the Legislature’s two-year budget proposal has put renewable energy rebates in limbo. And Congress has yet to rule … 0

Reimers Reason: What is timber trespass?

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Trees are valuable. They provide firewood and lumber, as well as privacy and beauty, but they also block scenic vistas and interfere with driveways and roads. For all of these reasons, nearly all landowners cut down trees from time to time. In New Hampshire law, there is something called “timber trespass.” Timber trespass … 0

Business: Real estate transfers, May 2015

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Real estate transfers for the month of May, 2015. Antrim 30 Gregg Lake Road; Land & Bldg; $85,000; Joan M. Pierro Lt Et Al to Susan M. White. Keene Road; land; $15,000; Betty C. Mckinnon Et Al to David B. Williams Jr. 76 Mountainside Drive; Land & Bldg; … 0

Business: A look at the region's affordable housing

Monday, July 13, 2015

Lisa Brooks walked away from an abusive relationship about two years ago, leaving an upper-middle-class lifestyle behind as well. Ever since then, Brooks, who lives on $800 a month from her supplemental Social Security income, has moved from … 0

PETERBOROUGH: ‘Raising New Hampshire’

Monday, July 13, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — It’s a concept as old as towns themselves: Have your commerce central, close together and mixed with residential for convenient access. The model was first created out of necessity — people who lived without cars needed … 0

Real estate: Buyers and sellers meet at $200K mark

Monday, July 13, 2015

It’s still very much a buyer’s market here in the Monadnock region, but some sellers are positioned to make a profit, particularly if they bought their homes well before the housing crisis. Growing families looking for their first … 0

ConVal / Jaffrey-Rindge: Get up, get out — learn something this summer

Monday, July 13, 2015

For most school children, summer is an opportunity to unwind from a busy school year full of learning, to play with friends and to go on family vacations. Children at the Jaffrey-Rindge and ConVal Quest camps are afforded … 0

ConVal: Public hearing set for purchases

Monday, July 13, 2015

The public will have the opportunity to weigh in on two potential purchases: whether the ConVal Regional School District should use up to $66,000 to replace a 25-year-old tractor and/or buy a new scoreboard for the high school’s football field. The School Board will hold a public hearing … 0

Peterborough: An end of an era for the region?

Monday, July 13, 2015

Cobblestone Publishing, one of the last publishers remaining in Peterborough, will close its office on Grove Street tomorrow. Cricket Media, Cobblestone’s parent company, is consolidating the Peterborough publisher’s operations into its Chicago office. “It is, I guess, the end of an era,” said Ted Leach, a former publisher … 1

Business extra: What you may not know about resumes

Friday, July 10, 2015

The primary purpose of a resume is to introduce you to a company, with the hope that you will be invited in for an interview. However, that definition of a resume makes it both far less and far … 0

Money Matters: Summertime is saving time

Friday, July 10, 2015

Actually, I am well aware that for many individuals and families, the summer season can bring increased spending rather than saving. For New England residents, especially, warmer weather seems like an invitation to get out and enjoy recreational … 0

Baseball: Jaffrey Post 11 wins three behind strong pitching

Monday, July 13, 2015

Jaffrey wins at home on a one-hit shutout For the second home victory in a row, Post 11 shut out Contoocook on Wednesday evening 7-0.Starting pitcher J.P. Record had a one-walk no-hitter going until Post 81’s Ben McManus … 0