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Students in Brock Lambert's forensic science class test practice bloodstain pattern analysis.

ConVal: CSI meets summer school

Monday, July 27, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — A metal rod dripping with blood. A bloody hammer. A red-stained, football-size rock. The objects are spread out on a sidewalk by the ConVal High School cafeteria. A student stands nearby, hands smeared red. This isn’t the ending of Stephen King’s latest horror novel. It’s Brock Lambert’s forensic science class — one of nine classes the high school … 0

Peterborough/Francestown/New Ipswich: Solar growth slows down

Monday, July 27, 2015

Uncertainty about the future of solar energy subsidies has put the brakes on its popularity in the region. Utilities will soon reach the state mandated net-metering cap, and legislation that would raise the cap is not expected to pass. Also, Gov. Maggie Hassan’s veto of the Legislature’s two-year budget proposal has put renewable energy rebates in limbo. And Congress has yet to rule … 0

Reimers Reason: What is timber trespass?

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Trees are valuable. They provide firewood and lumber, as well as privacy and beauty, but they also block scenic vistas and interfere with driveways and roads. For all of these reasons, nearly all landowners cut down trees from time to time. In New Hampshire law, there is something called “timber trespass.” Timber trespass … 0

Letter: Here’s my take on Donald Trump

Friday, July 10, 2015

To the editor: If there’s any characteristic more dangerous than arrogance in a public official — like a president — it’s arrogance coupled with ignorance, as Donald Trump proved in recent interviews and continues to demonstrate every time he opens his mouth. The man has no real answer … 0

Viewpoint: The power of an encouraging presence

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Climbing Mount Washington has long been on my bucket list. I always figured I would do it the summer I was in tiptop shape. Summers came and went. I realized that if I waited to be in optimal … 0

Letter: Why I love dogs so much

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

To the editor: After reading the local papers for the last few weeks, it seems people in this area have nothing better to worry about than dog poop! Really?! With all the evils in the world, and especially with our rampant local drug problem, we need to spend … 0

Viewpoint: What Granny D tried to tell us

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

It happens every day. A piece of legislation to benefit small businesses, the engine of the U.S. economy, gets blocked. You wonder why, then you hear that a special interest, often a large business or union, has hired a lobbyist at great expense, or made a large campaign … 0

Business: Real estate transfers, May 2015

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Real estate transfers for the month of May, 2015. Antrim 30 Gregg Lake Road; Land & Bldg; $85,000; Joan M. Pierro Lt Et Al to Susan M. White. Keene Road; land; $15,000; Betty C. Mckinnon Et Al to David B. Williams Jr. 76 Mountainside Drive; Land & Bldg; … 0

Business: A look at the region's affordable housing

Monday, July 13, 2015

Lisa Brooks walked away from an abusive relationship about two years ago, leaving an upper-middle-class lifestyle behind as well. Ever since then, Brooks, who lives on $800 a month from her supplemental Social Security income, has moved from … 0

PETERBOROUGH: ‘Raising New Hampshire’

Monday, July 13, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — It’s a concept as old as towns themselves: Have your commerce central, close together and mixed with residential for convenient access. The model was first created out of necessity — people who lived without cars needed … 0

Dublin: A surprise ending to a story of a long lost ring

Monday, July 13, 2015

After losing a diamond and onyx ring given to her by her late husband, Janice Murphy felt “naked,” so she bought a $8.99 replacement ring at Walmart. “I didn’t think I would ever see that ring again,” said … 0

Real estate: Buyers and sellers meet at $200K mark

Monday, July 13, 2015

It’s still very much a buyer’s market here in the Monadnock region, but some sellers are positioned to make a profit, particularly if they bought their homes well before the housing crisis. Growing families looking for their first … 0

ConVal / Jaffrey-Rindge: Get up, get out — learn something this summer

Monday, July 13, 2015

For most school children, summer is an opportunity to unwind from a busy school year full of learning, to play with friends and to go on family vacations. Children at the Jaffrey-Rindge and ConVal Quest camps are afforded … 0