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Andrew Hunt and Daria Wozmak have used a devistating injury to bring them closer together on and off the track.

Cross-country: ‘I’d push her any distance’

Monday, September 22, 2014

The ConVal cross-country team traveled to Pelham High School on Oct. 13, 2012, to compete at Pelham’s annual invitational. Andrew Hunt and Daria Wozmak were sophomores, who had been dating for four months, enjoying both young love and high school athletics. Neither of them could have foreseen that Saturday would be the last time Wozmak would ever run in a … 0

Dublin: Towns eye farm rules

Monday, September 22, 2014

DUBLIN — The Dublin Planning Board has turned its eye to a possible agritourism ordinance, after a similar ordinance was approved by Peterborough voters in March. Meanwhile, other towns are keeping an eye on how the ordinance works in Peterborough, and wondering if their towns or others will also be taking up the … 0

ConVal: Voices in the Void

Monday, September 22, 2014

On Saturday afternoon, the lawn in the back of ConVal Regional High School was filled with chatting people in lawn chairs, or sitting on blankets or the grass itself. Below them sat a stage. It was a casual setting, but ConVal Principal Brian Pickering urged everyone there to dream of what the space … 0

ConVal: Spreading out $750K purchase

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — To soften the blow of a $750,000 invoice for science equipment for K-12, the ConVal School Board’s Education Committee is exploring the possibility of spending this amount incrementally over a number of years. Crista Salamy, speaking for the Education Committee, told the rest of the board … 0

Temple: Unveiling General Miller

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

If you live in the Monadnock region, you’ve probably driven on General Miller Highway, or visited Miller State Park. Perhaps you have seen General Miller Road in Peterborough, or the General Miller House in Temple. But you probably … 0

Letter: Conservatives won’t take us far

Friday, September 12, 2014

To the editor: In his letter of Aug. 28, Mr. Brian Somero urges readers to “Do homework, vote conservative.” If he expects this to solve our immigration problems, he is sadly mistaken. Had he done his homework, he would have found that the recent peak in net illegal … 0

Find a home: Some new faces with MATS

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Two new Board of Trustee members of the Monadnock Area Transitional Shelter have lived in our region of New Hampshire for many years. Mary Loftis lives in Dublin and, although now retired, she taught art in the Keene … 0

View from the river: Coping with family transitions

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

I have been involved in a few major family transitions this past month. We greeted a granddaughter, born Aug. 26 to our middle daughter and her husband. A week later we took our oldest daughter, son-in-law and 7-month-old granddaughter to the airport, headed to Rwanda to live for … 0

Letter: Let’s limit carbon pollution

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

To the editor: It only makes sense to control the amount of carbon pollution that power plants produce. Many Americans believe these limits are already in place; they aren’t. We have safeguards in place to protect against arsenic, mercury and lead, it is past time to limit the … 0

Editorial: Let’s help farmers help themselves

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

In his “History Of Peterborough, Book One,” George Abbot Morison wrote in 1954, “Farming in Peterborough was truly a way of life rather than a means of cash income.” When Morison wrote those words, he was looking back at 215 years of Peterborough history. Could he have looked … 0

COnVal: District saying bullying is down

Monday, September 15, 2014

The ConVal School District reported significantly fewer incidents of bullying last year, Supt. Dr. Brendan Minnihan said at a recent School Board meeting. The Superintendent’s Office and district principals credit this decline to encouraging students to respect one another more. The Superintendent’s Office, at the School Board’s Sept. … 0

Peterborough doctor’s license suspended

Monday, September 15, 2014

A Peterborough podiatrist, with a second practice in Concord, was removed from the Monadnock Community Hospital staff after his state medical license was temporarily suspended, a hospital spokesperson said on Friday. Dr. Edward Newcott of Pembroke is charged with not having appropriate practices to control infection. “The [N.H. … 0

Peterborough: They’re living a dream

Monday, September 15, 2014

Growing up everyone has an ideal job in mind. Of course, things change as we mature, and our career dreams are no exception. “Do what you like and like what you do” is the advice people often give … 0