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Letter: About Bass’ support of Brown

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

To the editor: So Charlie Bass has endorsed Scott Brown. No surprise there. What is surprising, as quoted in the Keene Sentinel, is this: “Bass also cited Brown’s efforts to limit the scope of President Barack Obama’s signature health care law. ‘We would have single-payer, European-style health care right now if it weren’t for [Brown].’” Charlie pretends not to know any Europeans, who love their European-style health care. Americans, on … 0

Moments of Bliss: Reflections on the views of my many homes over the years

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

This morning my view from a corner chair is focused on a willow tree. Susan planted it at least five years ago, at which time it was too small to be seen from where I am writing. Its branches move in the wind in concert with two larger neighbors, unrelated except for being trees. This is home for all of us. Watching them … 0

Dublin/Keene: Crowd-funding campaigns popular way to raise cash

Thursday, July 24, 2014

So Zack Danger Brown started one to fund some experiments in the kitchen with potato salad. Others have raised money, including the Peterborough Community Theatre, to switch over to digital projection equipment in their historic theaters. And the method is arguably reaching more people, with very little effort on the part of fundraisers, … 0

Letter: Another win for our ‘Granny D’

Monday, July 7, 2014

To the editor: Harvard Law professor Lawrence Lessig is calling a mayday on our democracy, a stress signal to all Americans to join him in the fight for campaign finance reform with his “Mayday PAC to end all Pacs.” Started in May and June of 2014 as an … 0

Letter: A look at the new education delivery

Monday, July 7, 2014

To the editor: Wanted: 1,000 students to enroll at Franklin Pierce University and Conval Regional School District. In last week’s Ledger-Transcript, the editor addressed the need for FPU to make some budget changes due to lack of enrollments, increasing costs and need to adjust staff. The editor signaled … 0

Bennington: Grand Jury indicts 4 in burglary case

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Four area residents were indicted on June 19 in Hillsborough County Superior Court in Manchester in connection with a March 27 burglary in Bennington. In early April, Bible Hill Road resident Cathy Roberts told the Ledger-Transcript that her home had been broken into while she was away on … 0

Peterborough: Garabrant to be honored, laid to rest on Saturday

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Large crowds are expected to gather at ConVal High School today and Saturday, for calling hours and a funeral service to honor one of the high school’s graduates, U.S. Marine Corporal Brandon Garabrant of Greenfield. Garabrant, 19, was killed in action by a roadside bomb, along … 0

ConVal: Scholarship recipients named

Friday, June 27, 2014

Due to smart investment strategies through the years and strong fundraising efforts, the ConVal Community Dollars for Scholars Board of Directors decided it was time to utilize a portion of the interest from the endowment to award a … 0

Peterborough: Dog obedience classes to be offered

Friday, June 27, 2014

Dog Obedience Classes, sponsored by the Peterborough Recreation Department, are scheduled for July and August with instructor Erica Marshall at the Community Center. A Recall Focus Class will be held Tuesdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., beginning July 22 through Aug. 12. This four week class focuses solely on … 0

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

ANTRIM Tuesday, June 24 Motor vehicle accident: At 4 p.m., Michael Conner, 58, of Concord called Antrim police stating that he struck the guardrail in the area of Keene Road and Clinton Road with his 2014 Dodge Avenger while traveling west. Conner stated that he notified his employer … 0

Letter: Bogus surveys do harm, not good

Monday, June 30, 2014

To the editor: Today I received a 56-page piece of mail from the Keene Shopper that announced the Readers’ Choice Awards of the weekly paper. Is it just me, or do others have a problem with bogus surveys like this? It appears that the only winner was the … 0

Letter: Respect is due Cpl. Garabrant

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

To the editor: Romans 13:7 (English Standard Version) “Pay to all what is owed to them...respect to whom respect is owed, honor to whom honor is owed.” I did not personally know Lance Corporal Brandon Garabrant. I do not know his family, but the Holy Scripture clearly teaches … 0

Girls Lacrosse: ConVal senior Thomas makes All-State

Monday, June 30, 2014

ConVal senior defenseman Olivia Thomas was named to the DIII All-State Third Team. … 0