Francestown

Vigil prays for the Foleys, injured in a Florida crash

Monday, March 2, 2015

As Patrick and Lisa Foley, both 47, and residents of Peterborough, recover in Florida from a three-car crash that seriously injured them on Feb. 7, several dozen friends congregated at Divine Mercy Parish in Peterborough to pray for them Wednesday evening. “The buzz and vibration — my understanding is a miracle has taken place,” Patrice Hampson of Peterborough said about … 0

Greenfield: Rock injury gives man whole new outlook

Monday, March 2, 2015

Could you look at a football-sized rock flying through your windshield, smashing you in the head, and nearly ending your life as a “bizarre gift?” Adam Lecomte can. The Peterborough resident and Greenville native said Thursday the December accident turned his outlook right side up. Lecomte is much more optimistic, and is no … 0

GREENFIELD: Rehab school answers lawsuit

Monday, March 2, 2015

Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center is denying allegations that it is liable for any abuse involving two former students whose parents say their children suffered physical and emotional abuse while in the center’s care. Crotched Mountain also disputes the facts surrounding several incidents listed as abuse in a civil suit brought forward in October 2014. In response to a civil suit brought to the … 0

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

FRANCESTOWN Thursday, Feb. 5 Welfare check: At 1 p.m., an officer reported to an Oak Hill Road residence for a welfare check. The officer did not find any issues upon arrival. Saturday, Feb. 7 Criminal mischief: At 4:45 p.m., an officer took a report of a patron leaving … 0

FRANCESTOWN: Crotched lights are officially shielded

Monday, February 23, 2015

Back in April, Crotched Mountain Ski and Ride satisfied Francestown’s demands that it add shields to the lights it uses to operate at night. However, now that the night skiing season is in full swing and the lights are on, some locals remain skeptical of how effective the … 0

Peterborough: Agricultural ordinance revision nears end of road

Monday, February 23, 2015

Town officials spent much of the fall and winter drafting improvements to Peterborough’s agricultural ordinance, which the Planning Board said failed to protect the interests of farmers and their neighbors. Now, the public will have one last chance … 0

Peterborough: Fairpoint unions ratify collective bargaining plan

Monday, February 23, 2015

A handful of FairPoint technicians picketed on the sidewalk outside the telecommunication provider’s building on Concord Street in Peterborough in the rain, sleet, and snow from October through February. Meanwhile, customers of FairPoint in Sharon and Temple lacked telephone services for two months. The six or seven local … 0

Indoor track: Haase second in state, sets school record

Monday, February 23, 2015

Conant’s Justin Haase had a big day at the state indoor track championships on Saturday, placing second in the state in shot put and breaking his own school record in the process. Haase’s mark of 50’7” was longer than anyone else from DI or DII by over three … 0

Boys’ hockey: CV completes hectic makeups

Monday, February 23, 2015

The record snowfall has played havoc with the Cougar’ schedule in the past month, with many games and practices canceled or rescheduled. Coach Mark Leger noted the effect of the chaotic schedule on the Cougar’s performance: “You know, … 0

ConVal: Big wins for Team Voorhees and CV wrestlers at states

Monday, February 23, 2015

As ConVal senior John Voorhees wrestled with his opponent in the semifinals of the 220-pound weight class during Saturday’s state championship meet, his family gathered around the ring. His mother, brother, sister, uncle, cousins, nephews, and nieces all … 0

Concord: Workshop on environmental, safety rules at DES March 9

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The N.H. Department of Environmental Services and WorkWISE NH are offering the New Hampshire small business community a free, half-day educational workshop on March 9. The workshop will provide presentations on hazardous waste management for small quantity generators, air emissions for minor sources, and health and safety topics … 0

Peterborough: New trustees elected at MCH

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Bob Boyd, Tom Ward, Mike Shea, Bill James and Dr. Terrence McNamara have been elected to the Board of Trustees of Monadnock Community Hospital. Boyd is the founder and former president of IPC Automation in New Jersey, a … 0

Francestown: Zoning in plain English

Monday, February 23, 2015

FRANCESTOWN Amendment 1, Article 3: The proposed amendment to Article IV of the Francestown Zoning Ordinance, which concerns signage, would make the following modifications to on-premises commercial signs and temporary signs while prohibiting off-premise signage. The following are made with exemptions for official town, state and federal government … 0