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

Peterborough: Potter sentencing May 26

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Gregory Potter – a former volunteer firefighter and EMT in Peterborough who was convicted of arson earlier this month, after he set fire to five apartment buildings in Durham – will have his sentencing hearing on May 26 at the Strafford County Superior Courthouse in Dover. Potter is … 0

Dublin: Changes to Old Common Road are presented

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

DUBLIN — The Select Board held a public hearing Monday night on a plan to discontinue and move the easternmost part of Old Common Road, which is a part of the second phase of the town’s Traffic Calming Project. According to plans shown at the public hearing, the … 0

Dublin: Board fine tunes warrant articles ahead of Town Meeting

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

DUBLIN — The Board of Selectmen took one final look at the warrant articles this past Monday, in preparation for the upcoming Town Meeting. To ensure the warrant articles are both saying everything that needs to be said and that they are written in a way that is … 0

Concord: Anthem speaks on data security breach in N.H.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Editor’s note: this story is adapted from an article which appeared in Wednesday’s Concord Monitor. Almost four weeks after the insurer disclosed a massive nationwide data breach, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield released an initial estimate on the number of New Hampshire customers “impacted” by the cyberattack: 667,866. … 0

Peterborough: Carbon footprint Conversation March 10

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The Monadnock Center for History and Culture, in partnership with the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, presents a Community Conversation about Personal Options for Lowering Our Carbon Footprint, on March 10 at 7 p.m., in the Monadnock Center’s Bass Hall, in Peterborough. Energy is always in the news, and there is … 0

Nordic skiing: Local middle-schoolers place well at Nordic meet

Friday, February 20, 2015

Last week, thhe Middle School State Nordic Championships were held at Center Sandwich. For the girls’ race, Dublin residents and Well School students took home the top two spots. Lillian Bates came in first and Agnes Macy placed … 0

Dublin School: Wildcat shredders excel

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

On Feb. 18, the Dublin School Snowboard Team took a trip up to Ragged Mountain for their third slopestyle competition of the season. It was a perfect day filled with blue skies and warm sun. After several practice runs, the team concluded that the set up was quite … 0

Peterborough: Gents bow, ladies know how

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The late Bob McQuillen of Peterborough was a longtime teacher at ConVal, as well as a larger-than-life figure in the contra dance world. He is known for his music, and for passing on his love of it to … 0

Roundup: Warriors lose battle of two top-four teams

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

WLC boys’ basketball The Warriors lost a battle with Epping on Tuesday night, 57-53. “It was nip and tuck all the way,” said Warriors coach Ken Garnham after the game. DIV Player of the Year candidate Jordan Litts dropped 21 points in the loss, outscored only by Epping … 0

Running: Traffie, McGurk tops in fourth Chiller

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Here are the results of the fourth Monadnock Milers Winter Chiller road race. Held on Saturday, the race started and finished at the BeFit Fitness Center in New Ipswich. The below zero weather didn’t keep the runners away. … 0