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Sports Awards: What a winter

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

If only every sports season could be as exhilarating as this winter’s was! After a fall that saw every local team out of the playoffs after only one round, the winter promised more postseason possibilities. And with the area’s most popular sport — basketball — loaded up with talent this year, there was plenty to look forward to as the … 0

Dublin: Dublin School pursues solar

Monday, March 30, 2015

DUBLIN — Currently seeking a state grant and approval from the town, Dublin School hopes to move forward with a 370-kilowatt solar array project this year that could cost up to $1.2 million. A sustainability effort to reduce the school’s electricity costs and carbon footprint, Head of School Brad Bates said that the array will help educate students, too. “We also want our … 0

PETERBOROUGH: Chamber honors dedication, leadership

Monday, March 30, 2015

The Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce’s gala didn’t just celebrate six award-winners. The dinner Thursday in the upper hall of the Town House celebrated those who have dedicated their lives to the region, as well as those who are just beginning to. Sean Ryan, the Chamber of Commerce’s director, reminded the crowd to … 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

Viewpoint: Drive 55, and make a big difference

Friday, March 20, 2015

Reduce, reuse, recycle was a theme that ran through the Ledger-Transcript and Monadnock Center-sponsored forum on energy earlier this month. Since we have no choice but to reuse and recycle all our planetary air, reducing atmospheric contaminants is urgent. Here are some facts I’d like to share that … 0

Viewpoint: How the conversation inspired me

Friday, March 20, 2015

As Gordon Peery, the highly competent facilitator, introduced the March 10 Community Conversation, he warned us that climate change is such an overwhelming crisis, we need to focus on the small steps that we can take as individuals. A perfectly reasonable and understandable framework for a meeting, and … 1