Dublin

Dublin: Town working to replace library boiler

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

DUBLIN — The boiler at the Dublin Public Library is in need of repair before this upcoming winter, after a leak was discovered in April. A proposal from the library trustees has been submitted to the town, with Pinney Plumbing and Heating of West Swanzey to handle the repair for $2,875. The Select Board chose not to take a vote on the project because they want more information on the … 0

Dublin: Dublin School working to finance solar array

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Despite uncertainties surrounding state and nationwide solar subsidies, Dublin School is looking to the future in regards to their proposed 375-kilowatt solar array project. Dublin School is working to secure funding for their solar array — which is projected to cost up to $1.2 million — after receiving approval from the planning board earlier in the month. It is currently unknown whether the … 0

Keeping time: Town clock has some stories to tell

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — For 160 years, the four faces of the clock on the Unitarian Universalist Church have watched over Peterborough while a clock agent has watched over the clock. At least twice a year, the clock agent climbs the fusty tower, resets the clock, oils the capstan and marvels at the machine’s longevity … 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