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About 150 school board members, residents and students came out to ConVal's deliberative session at the high school Saturday.

ConVal: Voters question cost of study

Monday, February 8, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — The only warrant article discussed in detail at ConVal’s 45-minute deliberative session was a petition that would require a third party to assess the impacts of the district closing, combining or relocating a school. The petition’s author and one supporter said it would be a check and balance on any effort to close a school. School board members …

Decision Day

Monday, February 8, 2016

Voters head to the polls Tuesday in the state’s first-in-the-nation primary, and many of them won’t make a final choice until they get there. Forty-one percent of Republicans say they could still change their mind, according to a poll released by Franklin Pierce University Monday. And in the Monadnock region, Bernie Sanders and …

Peterborough: A place for start-ups

Monday, February 8, 2016

The Vose Farm Road Brookstone Business Center in Peterborough is now home to War Room Athletics, a gym focusing on personal training and fitness education. Located in Suite 200, War Room is the business center’s newest tenant, taking up 2,000 square feet. The new addition brings vacancy at the business center below 25 …

Peterborough: Makerspace adds a laser cutter to list of equipment

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

MAXT makerspace recently announced the latest addition to their tool collection: a commercial-quality laser cutter. Members can now use vector or raster files to etch and cut designs on nearly any material — wood, paper, glass, rubber, leather, fabrics, plastics, aluminum, stone and more. The applications are vast …

Wilton: Conscious breathing workshop on offer

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

A workshop will be offered on “Conscious breathing” on Feb. 7, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Hilltop Cafe, 195 Isaac Frye Highway. This form of meditation is helpful to still the mind, clear emotions, deeply relax and get awareness about oneself. Facilitator Lisa Jones has …

HCS community clinics in February

Thursday, January 28, 2016

A Wellness nurse from Home Healthcare, Hospice & Community Services will be available at the following Nurse Is In clinics, where you can have your blood pressure checked and ask health questions. No appointment is necessary, and the service is provided free of charge to residents of all …

Wilton: Kundalini yoga and live music

Thursday, January 28, 2016

The program Kundalini Yoga and Live Music with special guests Alexandra Walker and Seth Chatfield will be held Tuesday from, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Forever Yoga, 51 Main St., Walker will carefully guide you through a Kundalini Yoga kriya and meditation. Chatfield will accompany the rhythm of …

Dog Tales: House training 101 for dogs, puppies

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Toilet training toddlers can be stressful. Some childcare centers won’t accept children unless they are using the toilet. Shopping of any kind can become a nightmare as your 3-year-old announces she has to go to the bathroom, which …

Peterborough: Birchwood Therapy now at Summerhill

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Colleen O’Connell, M.S., OTR/L, CEO and owner of Birchwood Therapy Services LLC will be at the Memory Cafe at Summerhill Assisted Living on Feb. 4 at 2 p.m. to discuss the differences between utilizing the Medicare A benefit and the Medicare B benefit, and to share what private …

PARENT WISE: Prevention starts at home

Thursday, January 28, 2016

I am all for drug and alcohol prevention being taught in our schools and taught early. The article in the Ledger-Transcript on Jan. 11 forces us to take a cold, hard look at the problem we are facing-and, …

Peterborough: Salon celebrates 30th year

Friday, January 29, 2016

On Feb. 4, 1986, Reflections West Salon opened for business next door to the Post Office in West Peterborough. To accommodate growth and prepare for the millennium, the salon relocated to the Peterborough Plaza on Route 101 in 1992. From pin curls to Pinterest and teasing to Twitter, …

Health: 8 tips to boost your immune system

Friday, January 29, 2016

If you want to dodge that office cold that is going around, or if at this time of year you are vulnerable to colds and flu, a better diet can help. 1. Fruits and vegetables. Unfortunately, many of …

Nordic skiing: ConVal competes in skate, relay races

Monday, February 1, 2016

The ConVal Nordic ski team traveled to Plymouth High School on Saturday to compete in a 5K skate race in the morning and a 1K relay race in the afternoon. Edmund Pope skied for the ConVal boys, while …