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Campaigners are urging the public to vote  "no," against petition articles on the ConVal warrant to close Great Brook School or allow the School Board to close any of the elementary schools in the future.

ConVal: Petitions 8, 9 by the numbers

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

If the public votes to approve a warrant petition article to close Great Brook School, the ConVal School District would save at least $1,682,880 each year from closing the middle school in Antrim, according to a report the District Model Study Committee published in 2012. Another petition article — to lift from Article 5 of the Articles Agreement the requirement … 0

Peterborough: Scott-Farrar closes, temporarily

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Scott-Farrar Home — a nursing home that has served the Peterborough area for more than 100 years — is closing in 40 days for financial reasons. Trustees say the home has been losing as much as $30,000 a month over the last two years. But trustees hope the closure is just temporary, as … 0

Sharon: Write-in candidate ready to serve

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Ted O’Brien never expected Carl Newton, the opponent who edged him out last year for a spot on the Sharon Select Board, to ask him to serve alongside him the year after. Well, Newton did just that. Now, O’Brien hopes to apply his four decades in television and radio broadcasting to help the … 0

Letter: Defeat divisive Articles 8 and 9

Friday, February 27, 2015

To the editor: Our region and school district are being distracted by two reckless and destructive warrant articles. Number 9 would change the language of our governing school district agreement and position town against town. Number 8 would close a specific middle school. These distractions come from a … 0

Viewpoint: 8, 9 are not sensible

Friday, February 27, 2015

ConVal voters, you voted for your School Board members to represent you in governing our cooperative school district. Closing a community’s school is a complex decision best made by leaders and communities who have the facts, not by a referendum floated by a handful of angry voters. Mr. … 0

Viewpoint: Still more to be done to lower our carbon footprint

Friday, February 27, 2015

Strongly connected with nature from childhood, as I started grasping how serious the situation was becoming for our climate, I felt pulled to pitch in and help stem the tide however I could. Efforts to lower my family’s carbon footprint went deeper. Helping my local community came next. … 1

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 … 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 … 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 … 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