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Divided on new voter ID provision

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

With the New Hampshire primary, presidential elections and two other elections slated for next year, moderators and clerks are raising concerns about using their own cameras to photograph voters who lack sufficient ID — a provision of the 2012 voter ID law going into effect in September, but without funding from the state. That’s because the House’s proposed two-year budget does not include money for cameras and printers. “The whole … 0

Dublin: Post office painting bid approved

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

DUBLIN — The post office is one step closer to receiving much-needed aesthetic repairs, as the Select Board approved an $11,000 bid to repaint the building and to repair the sills. Stebbins Spectacular Painting LLC of Marlborough will handle all painting and repair work, with their bid coming in $3,000 lower than was … 0

Hancock: Russ memorial quest complete

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

First Lt. Alfred Bayard Russ, Hancock’s only casualty in the Vietnam War, is now correctly acknowledged in an online memorial as being from the town in which he grew up. Wayne and Dee Thomas of Dublin have successfully petitioned The Virtual Wall, an online Vietnam Veterans memorial database, to change Russ’ incorrect listing, which originally said he was from Peterborough. The help of … 0

ConVal: Cougars open season with loss

Monday, April 27, 2015

ConVal girls’ lacrosse lost their season opener to No. 1 Kearsarge Thursday in a snowy game at Colby-Sawyer College. Coach Derek Sorbello said the Lady Cougars had plenty of scoring opportunities and shots but couldn’t capitalize. They lost 13-3. Freshman Lily Sheridan scored twice and junior Briana Jones … 0

Softball: CV outscored 29-1 through 2

Monday, April 27, 2015

The Lady Cougars are looking to find their swing. They lost their first two games, 12-1 at Souhegan and 17-0 against Milford. “We are a work in progress and we will get there,” said coach Deb Riley. “[It’s] only the second game of the season. And hopefully now … 0

Peterborough: MCH ranks in top rural hospitals

Friday, April 24, 2015

Monadnock Community Hospital was recently named one of the iVantage Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in the U.S. “Monadnock Community Hospital is proud of the efforts of our physicians and staff who have contributed to our hospital achieving this designation,” said Cynthia McGuire, CEO and president. “At the … 0

Letters: Free electricity? That’s a farce

Thursday, April 9, 2015

To the editor: Free electricity? If the students of Dublin School get into the “math and science” surrounding the Head of School’s proposed solar project, as he suggests (see “Dublin School pursues solar” in the March 31 edition), he’ll likely earn an “F.” How can anyone advocate for … 0

Viewpoint: Mount Sunapee expansion?

Friday, April 24, 2015

To the editor: Dear DRED, The Mount Sunapee expansion would be in the middle of acres of old-growth trees. I was taken aback reading that they are not that old growth, although old. Taking them down means they are gone forever. Taking the woods away means more open … 0

Editorial: Voter ID becomes unfunded mandate

Monday, April 27, 2015

New Hampshire has a longstanding divide on the issue of voter ID. After a lengthy battle, new provisions were adopted back in 2012 that restricted the ease with which voters could register and cast their ballots. Those guidelines required voters to either show a piece of allowable identification, … 0

Viewpoint: Quality of life right up to the end of life

Monday, April 27, 2015

I came away from our “Conversations: Dying with Dignity” discussion in the April Community Conversations with the understanding that it is important that we discuss our wishes with our family about the end of our life, with our doctor (advanced directive/durable power of attorney), with our lawyer (living … 0

Peterborough: She’s on point

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Most eighth-grade students at South Meadow can’t wait to move onto high school, and experience their first relationships, learn to drive, and stay out late with friends. Not Lei-Lani Finch. “You can do more than that,” said the … 1

Peterborough: Well School’s Bobcat bill heads to Senate floor

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Thanks to some civic-minded, animal-loving fourth- and fifth-grade students at The Well School, the bobcat is one step closer to becoming the state wildcat. On April 16, the Senate Rules, Enrolled Bills and Internal Affairs Committee unanimously approved HB423, which students from the independent elementary school in Peterborough … 0