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Sports Awards: What a winter

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

If only every sports season could be as exhilarating as this winter’s was! After a fall that saw every local team out of the playoffs after only one round, the winter promised more postseason possibilities. And with the area’s most popular sport — basketball — loaded up with talent this year, there was plenty to look forward to as the … 0

Dublin: Dublin School pursues solar

Monday, March 30, 2015

DUBLIN — Currently seeking a state grant and approval from the town, Dublin School hopes to move forward with a 370-kilowatt solar array project this year that could cost up to $1.2 million. A sustainability effort to reduce the school’s electricity costs and carbon footprint, Head of School Brad Bates said that the array will help educate students, too. “We also want our … 0

PETERBOROUGH: Chamber honors dedication, leadership

Monday, March 30, 2015

The Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce’s gala didn’t just celebrate six award-winners. The dinner Thursday in the upper hall of the Town House celebrated those who have dedicated their lives to the region, as well as those who are just beginning to. Sean Ryan, the Chamber of Commerce’s director, reminded the crowd to … 0

DUBLIN: ‘Granny D’ fight heads to D.C.

Monday, March 30, 2015

New Hampshire legislators are bringing the late Doris “Granny D” Haddock of Dublin’s fight for campaign finance reform to Washington, D.C. The N.H. Senate approved Senate Bill 136 Thursday. The bill demands Congress form a committee to address … 0

Francestown: Consultants tour Town Hall

Monday, March 30, 2015

FRANCESTOWN — The restoration of Town Hall is moving forward, as five potential building consultants toured the structure last week. Joining the project’s architect, Francestown resident Michael Petrovick, were John Thalauser, a retired engineer from Francestown, Peterborough architect … 0

Bennington/NEW IPSWICH: Slopes slowing down as snowy season ends

Monday, March 30, 2015

As the ski and snowboard season winds down, snow lovers and ski resort managers are looking back on a season that saw no shortage of snow, but was also stymied by its late arrival. Pat Terry, general manager of Crotched Mountain Ski and Ride in Bennington, and Andy … 0

Food: Syrup a-boiling

Monday, March 30, 2015

Local sugar houses gave demonstrations and showed off the bounty of the season Saturday and Sunday … 0

Peterborough: Community Kitchen opens

Monday, March 30, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The Community Center showed off its new kitchen Friday and Sunday, where it will soon hold cooking classes to promote health and nutrition. The Peterborough Recreation Department and the Cornucopia Project will offer cooking classes such … 0

Antrim: Discussion of state budget

Friday, March 27, 2015

The Antrim Bennington Lions Club will be hosting an informational meeting on the state budget April 14 at 7 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church on Main Street. Jeff McLynch of the New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute will give the audience an overview of the state budget process … 0

Running: Brown wins final Chiller

Friday, March 27, 2015

The Monadnock Regional Milers held the sixth and final race of the season last weekend. The race was based at Eastern Mountain Sports. The course was longer than usual heading from Con Val High School down to Main … 0

ML: Is sustainability worth the cost?

Monday, March 30, 2015

The N.H. House voted last month to return all proceeds from the regional cap-and-trade auction to utility customers, rebating the average customer about 16 cents each month. Yet, local and state officials say these savings are pennies compared … 0

Court Logs - March 26, 2015

Monday, March 30, 2015

Jaffrey Corey Lyons, 29, Rindge, reckless driving, $620 fine, driver’s license revoked for 60 days, completion of a LDAC evaluation; DWI, not guilty; failure to use a directional signal, complaint placed on file without finding. Thomas Ledoux, 26, Jaffrey, possession of prescription drugs, possession of controlled drug, $350 … 0

Viewpoint: Another great SB2 success

Friday, March 20, 2015

But before I start, let me take a moment and tell you about the ConVal musical program I attended recently: 149 ConVal students — 149 of them — put on the show of shows. It was a masterful program that was very professional and very entertaining. The program … 0