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Peterborough: Children’s magazine closing office

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

A Cricket Media employee confirmed Wednesday that Cobblestone’s Peterborough office will be closed sometime this summer. Cricket Media will be consolidating Cobblestone into Cricket Media’s location in Chicago, Illinois, according to Maggie Hatfield, a senior vice president of marketing for Cricket Media. Almost two years ago, Lou Waryncia, an editorial director for Cobblestone Publishing, told the Ledger-Transcript the children’s magazine publisher wasn’t leaving Peterborough, where it’s been since it was … 0

Conval: Number of administrators questioned

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Numerous residents are speaking up about the number of administrators the ConVal Regional School District employs and how much they are paid. These residents say the number of salaries and administrators are out of sync with the district’s waning student population. But Supt. Brendan Minnihan says the number of administrators are in line with other school districts throughout New Hampshire, and that number … 0

ConVal: Board rejects petition articles

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The number of students in the ConVal Regional School District has been declining for about a decade. Over the last several years, there has been conversation among the public and School Board about whether to close a middle or elementary school in response to the declining student population. And in the … 0

Jaffrey: Veterans call for tax credit increase

Monday, January 19, 2015

Veterans in Jaffrey may begin receiving a $100-$200 increase in their tax credit, after several veterans pointed out to the Select Board that Jaffrey offers a lower credit than a majority of surrounding towns. Jaffrey currently offers a … 0

Peterborough tale

Monday, January 19, 2015

I walked from Dublin to Peterborough on Sunday with the NH Rebellion. I wonder how great writers would describe that walk. Thoreau wrote about the kind of walking I usually do. He wrote about why one walks — … 0

Dublin: Taking a trek through our towns, seeking political reform

Monday, January 19, 2015

Despite facing a long journey on foot through frigid temperatures and mounds of snow, almost two dozen protesters walked through the Monadnock region over the weekend, advocating for campaign finance reform. Inspired by the activism of Dublin’s own … 0

Conval: Merit raises to be piloted by school district

Monday, January 19, 2015

The ConVal School Board and ConVal Education Association are attempting to introduce a novel program, increasing teachers’ salaries because of their performance, not their seniority. This salary increase for merit would be implemented if the collective bargaining agreement — a contract for teacher’s, paraprofessionals, and professional service providers … 0

Peterborough: Fairpoint strike continues as legislators mull state contract

Monday, January 19, 2015

Tensions continue to remain high between FairPoint Communications and its unionized employees who are on strike. 1,700 FairPoint employees in New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine have been on strike since October, after FairPoint declared an impasse after four months of negotiations between them and the two unions. FairPoint … 0

Peterborough: Victims, cop testify about Durham fires

Monday, January 19, 2015

Editor’s note: This is combination of two stories posted by Foster’s Daily Democrat, with coverage of the trial on both Wednesday and Thursday. DOVER — Testimony in Gregory Potter’s arson trial continued Thursday at Strafford County Superior Court. Potter, 23, is a former Peterborough on-call firefighter and EMT … 0

Dublin School: Wildcats roundup from last week’s action

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Boys’ basketball Dublin School hosted a deep squad from Cushing Academy on Wednesday, falling by a score of 79-53. All eight players scored for the Wildcats, led by young shooting guard Dylan Savage with 14 points, all coming in the second half. Hunter Bachman added 13 points and … 0

Antrim: Grapevine program urges good choices

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Parents of youth ages 9 to 14 years are invited to participate in a workshop called Guiding Good Choices, which will be held at Great Brook School beginning Thursday, Jan. 22, at 6 p.m. Research has show that this program is effective in improving family communication and preventing … 0

Dublin: Goodby to speak at annual meeting

Thursday, January 15, 2015

The Friends of the Dublin Public Library annual meeting is Saturday at 10 a.m. with guest speaker Dr. Robert Goodby, archaeologist and anthropologist. Goodby will speak on native history as revealed by archaeological study prior to construction at the new Keene Middle School. The meeting is open to … 0

Dublin: Life in Ghana talk, Jan. 31

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Jordan Macy of Marlborough will be a Winter Forum speaker at the Dublin Community Center on Saturday, Jan. 31, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Macy, his wife, and baby boy, returned last summer from working in Ghana. He … 0