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ANTRIM: Police looking for a certified offer

Monday, December 15, 2014

Antrim is searching for a new officer full-time police officer, as one of its officers has resigned. According to Antrim Police Chief Scott Lester, Sgt. Ryan Storro resigned from his position on Nov. 30 to return to a career as an independent contractor in construction, a field he had previously been in for 20 year. Lester said in an interview Tuesday that Antrim is searching for a new full-time officer, … 0

Bennington: Truck ends up in brook off Route 47

Monday, December 15, 2014

BENNINGTON — An Antrim man crashed a utility truck into a brook off Route 47 in Bennington on Wednesday morning, but he was not injured, police said. Russ Hixson, 51, of Antrim was driving east on Route 47 to a work assignment at Crotched Mountain Ski & Ride in Bennington, when he lost … 0

Peterborough: Committee doesn’t want schools closed

Monday, December 15, 2014

Although ConVal’s District Study Committee — composed of School Board members and Select Board members — remain split over a suggestion to close the district’s middle schools and profit from the buildings’ sales, the committee collectively agreed Wednesday that they don’t want to see any of the eight elementary schools closed. Midway through … 0

Peterborough: Oil prices on the decline, following prebuy season

Monday, December 8, 2014

The price of heating oil this season is going down as steady as the temperature outside, providing a welcome reprieve for the Northeast, the region of the country where people are most dependent on oil to heat their … 0

Roundup: WLC girls drop first contest

Monday, December 8, 2014

WLC girls’ basketball The Warriors traveled to defending champions Hinsdale on Friday night to open the season. In a game in which neither team had much success putting the ball in the basket, WLC had a chance late, but let it slip away. Down three points with three … 0

DRA offers new online option for tax payments

Friday, November 28, 2014

The New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration has announced that taxpayers now have the option to pay New Hampshire Business Profits Tax, Business Enterprise Tax and Interest and Dividend Tax by credit card. Meals and Rentals Operators also have the option of using a credit card to remit … 0

Peterborough: Three join counseling office downtown

Friday, November 28, 2014

Peterborough Clinical Associates welcomes three new psychotherapists to the ranks of their group of independent practitioners. Joining Dr. Michael Weil and Maureen O’Brien are Emily Noyes, Alexis Murray-Golay and Ross Davidson. Noyes is a licensed clinical mental health counselor, working with adults and couples, for more than 20 … 0

Peterborough: Rodenhiser promoted to bureau commander

Thursday, December 4, 2014

State Fire Marshal J. William Degnan has announced that Deputy State Fire Marshal Keith Rodenhiser has been promoted to bureau commander in charge of the Bureau of Investigations within the Division of Fire Safety Office of the State … 0

Peterborough: MacDowell gets national arts grant

Friday, December 5, 2014

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu announced last week that The MacDowell Colony is one of 919 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. The MacDowell Colony, the nation’s first artist residency program, was awarded a grant to support first-time residencies for 10 … 0

Monadnock United Way seeking nonprofit partners

Friday, December 5, 2014

Monadnock United Way is offering an open, competitive process to become a MUW partner and apply for funding opportunities for Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2016. Under the organization’s “Agenda for Collective Impact,” MUW focuses its funding criteria for maximum impact on critical human services that will ensure … 0

Peterborough: Community forum is canceled due to weather

Friday, November 21, 2014

The year-end Community Conversations program at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture to create a New Year’s resolution for the community has been canceled due to an impending storm. The event was scheduled to take place today at 7 p.m. Community Conversations forums, a collaboration between the … 0

Editorial: O’Brien denial a coup for voters

Monday, December 8, 2014

Last month when the Republican caucus nominated Rep. Bill O’Brien as Speaker of the House, it was undoubted that the Republican state representative from Mont Vernon and former House speaker would once again take up the gavel in the N.H. House. Politicians at the state and federal levels … 0

Sharon/Temple: Phone service issues persist

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Numerous Sharon and Temple residents continue to lack phone services, after they received assurances from their telephone provider, FairPoint Communications, that they would fix the problem. And while the Vermont Department of Public Services is asking for an investigation into the quality of FairPoint’s services, following an outage … 0