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Doctors Scott Jaynes and Annika Brown are leaving Monadnock Community Hospital in June. Jaynes and Brown, who are married, will join Dartmouth-Hitchock Medical Center.

Peterborough: Doctors at North Meadow leaving MCH

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Patients of doctors Scott Jaynes and Annika Brown want to know why the couple is leaving Monadnock Community Hospital for Dartmouth­-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, and why MCH hasn’t fought to keep them. Hospital administrators and trustees say the hospital has done everything possible to encourage the physicians to stay. Jaynes and Brown said MCH offered them inadequate space at … 0

Snow budgets fall short

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Overtime and snow removal costs associated with the historic snowfall this winter forced some area towns to rework their 2015 budgets, town officials say. “January, February, every weekend there was a snowstorm, and if you look at the budget — that’s overtime,” said Peterborough DPW Director Rodney Bartlett. The department will need an … 0

Francestown: Officer-in-charge is hired

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

FRANCESTOWN — The town has named two new officers to its Police Department — an officer-in-charge and an administrative officer — to steady the department after the sudden departure of its chief and two other officers. The Select Board announced at Monday night’s meeting that it has hired Steve Campbell — currently the … 0

Francestown: Sheriff’s Office paid $30 an hour

Monday, March 23, 2015

Francestown will rely on the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office to fill in the gaps of police coverage, at a rate of $30 an hour, until a new officer in charge can be hired. The force is limited after the resignation of its only full-time officer, former police chief … 0

Nelson: Apple Hill Board elects officers and trustees

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music Board of Trustees elected officers and trustees at its recent annual meeting. Elected as president, Mark Meess; vice president, Lindsay Dearborn; treasurer, Fred Hadlow; secretary, Maura Glennon; and new trustees, Deborah Ford, Eileen Sarson and Linda Stavely. Mark Meess was elected … 0

Nominations sought for N.H. Audubon awards

Thursday, March 19, 2015

New Hampshire Audubon’s Board of Trustees seeks nominations for the Tudor Richards and Goodhue-Elkins awards to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the membership. Deadline for nominations is April 1, 2015. The Tudor Richards Award is presented annually to the person who best exemplifies Tudor’s love and … 0

Solar Up offers workshop

Thursday, March 19, 2015

The Southern New Hampshire Planning Commission has announced a new pilot program called Solar Up NH. A public workshop will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, at SNHPC. Solar Up NH is based on a residential group purchasing model designed to bring down the cost of solar … 0

Rindge: Hunt named to HNH Board

Friday, March 20, 2015

The HNH Foundation has announced that State Representative John Hunt of Rindge has joined the Board of Directors. The mission of the HNH Foundation is to improve the health and wellness of New Hampshire’s population, with a focus … 0

Manchester: Ayotte to speak to business leaders

Friday, March 20, 2015

The Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire will host U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte on April 6. The senator will speak at a luncheon event to be held at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Ayotte may address topics such as the economy, … 0

Peterborough: New location for Colonic Connection

Friday, March 20, 2015

Deborah Jean Clark owner of Colonic Connection, a hydrotherapy facility, is now scheduling appointments at her new location at 77 Hancock Rd., Suite C, in Peterborough. The building includes offices for a number of health-service providers. Clark, an accredited hydro-therapist, says, “I’m happy to hear of the health … 0

Francestown: Garden Club to hear mason bees talk

Friday, March 20, 2015

Join the Francestown Garden Club on Tuesday March 24 at 7 p.m. when President of the NH Federation of Garden Clubs Michelle Mensinger visits to educate attendees on the power of mason bees. The honeybee population is in … 0

Honor Roll:

Friday, March 20, 2015

Dublin School 2nd trimester Honors Mia Brady, Hancock; Lillian Campbell, Milford; Matthew Coffin, Keene; James Dupont-Roche, Peterborough; Maja Hardikar, Peterborough; Cameron Harrington, Francestown; Daniel Harrington, Francestown; Silas Howe, Amherst; Ryan Hyde, Hollis; Bette Imhoff, Dublin; Fiona Johnson, Harrisville; Jared Lewis, Bennington; Quinn Thomson, Walpole; Erin Tourgee, Sharon; Hannah … 0

Letter: Accuracy matters when lives are lost

Monday, March 23, 2015

To the editor: It is all too common to hear whenever there is mention of Hitler’s atrocities in his notorious concentration camps that six million people perished there. The number is almost 50 percent too low, for 11 million people perished there. The correct number matters not only … 0