Bennington

Francestown architect on mission to educate over the air waves in Africa

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Before Cameron Leandri, who is originally from Francestown, traveled to Tanzania and Burundi in the spring, the 24-year-old had never dreamed of being a humanitarian architect. That all changed when he gave his half-empty soda to an African child in a Tanzanian village. Leandri, Paul Peterzo — Leandri’s architecture professor at Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston — … 0

Peterborough: ZBA approves Stone Barn condos

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The iconic yet dilapidated Stone Barn may have collapsed this winter if its new owners — Stan Fry of Peterborough and Bradford Malt of Boston, Massachusetts — hadn’t pour hundreds of thousands of dollars in to saving it. Now, Fry, Malt, and Cy Gregg, who has now joined the partnership, plan … 0

Peterborough: Man buried alive in snow

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — In a scene more reminiscent of a mountain avalanche than a Peterborough neighborhood, a local man was buried alive in 2 feet of snow in his own yard on Old Street Road for several hours Sunday afternoon, after the snow slid off his metal roof and fell on top of him.  “There's no other way … 0

Letters: Think of the money we’ll save

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

To the editor: Hooray! Conval’s Budget and Property Committee voted to outsource the school district’s program to a vendor in Londonderry. Sure, the current food service program has received numerous awards for the fresh and healthy choices it offers our kids. But think of the money we’ll save! … 0

Peterborough: Sanborn calls out Leishman

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

A Tweet posted by Sen. Andy Sanborn (R-Bedford) blasting Rep. Peter Leishman (D-Peterborough) exposes a debate festering among legislators: Should New Hampshire continue to pay 18 towns, including Peterborough and Dublin, for giving up land decades ago to protect communities downstream? “Leishman leads the charge to break the … 0

Peterborough: Lisa Foley in ‘serious’ condition

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

A Peterborough woman’s condition has worsened while her husband’s remains critical, after the couple was in a three-car crash in Florida in the early morning of Feb. 7. The condition of Lisa Foley, 47, was “serious” Monday morning, according to Daniel Leveton, a spokesperson for the University of … 0

ConVal: Public hearing for petition article today

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect that the public hearing on the petition warrant article is tonight. The public hearing for the petition article to amend Article Five of ConVal’s Articles of Agreement is Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the ConVal High School library. Matthew … 0

BENNINGTON: No injuries in three-car crash

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

A three-vehicle accident took place on Route 202 in Bennington last week, but did not result in any injuries, according to police. At 3:10 p.m. on Thursday, police responded to reports of an accident when a Chevy Truck driven by Dennis Guay, 61, of Sanford, Maine could not … 0

Antrim: Fancy schmancy

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The Fancy Schmancy Tea Party at the Antrim Town Hall Saturday drew a crowd of more than 50 community members. Adults dressed up in fancy dresses and children paraded around in a variety of beautiful gowns. Together, families … 0

Greenfield: Local Share opens possibilities

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

When Terra Fletcher of Cloverly Farm stood up at a Greenfield Charrette meeting last year and suggested that she would like to see a coffee shop stocked with local goods in the downtown, she thought it was a … 0

Nutritional health: Staying the path is an inside job

Friday, February 13, 2015

Did you make any New Year’s resolutions this year? If so, how’s it going? We all set out with the best of intentions for our new year, and we really want them to happen. So what is it that occurs about a month into the process, or sometimes … 0

Spice Cupboard: A snow-day recipe

Friday, February 13, 2015

Well, it happened again. The dreaded phone call calling off school for the day, causing squeals of delight and despair from children and parents everywhere. It’s not that I don’t love to have days home with my kids. … 0

Roundup: Oriole girls beat Vikes, WLC boys lose again

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Conant/Mascenic girls’ basketball The Orioles dominated the Vikings on Thursday night, winning 57-9 at home. Conant led 16-0 after one and 30-2 at the half. Conant’s Eva Hodgson led all scorers with 15 points; Megan Wheeler scored 11 … 0