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Keene: Conservation District to hold annual meeting

Monday, November 10, 2014

The Cheshire County Conservation District and partners at the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service will honor Windy Hill Farm of Marlow as the Cooperator of the Year and Michael and Kathy Nerrie of Distant Hill Gardens as the 2014 Educators of the Year at the district’s upcoming annual meeting. The meeting will be held on Dec. 9 at 6 p.m. at the Keene Country Club. Keynote speaker Tom Wessels, a … 0

Jaffrey/Peterborough: A one-of-a-kind experience

Monday, November 24, 2014

On Black Friday, the Friday after Thanksgiving, big box stores put on a show nationwide, hoping customers will flood their stores and fight over heavily discounted products. But local store owners say they have something better to offer. The grassroots movement that started in Oakland, California, and spread nationwide, Plaid Friday, is trying … 0

Hillsborough: Belliveau promoted at local bank

Friday, November 21, 2014

TD Bank has promoted Tia Belliveau to store manager of its office in Hillsborough. She will be responsible for new business development, consumer and business lending, managing personnel and overseeing the day-to-day operations. Belliveau has 27 years of banking experience. She joined TD Bank in 2007 as a head teller and later served … 0

Peterborough/Wilton: Founding farmers

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

WILTON — Nowadays, community supported agriculture is everywhere. It’s a basic concept. Members pay for their goods upfront, so that farmers have some capital to start their growing season. And in return, members of the community supported agriculture, … 0

Peterborough: National award for green energy

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Peterborough is the only town nationwide being recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for purchasing green power — electricity from renewable sources like solar, wind and geothermal that do not emit greenhouse gases. The EPA announced Wednesday that Peterborough is one of nine entities across the country … 0

Peterborough: Students need community support

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

After a survey from last year showed that alcohol use at the high school is increasing, over 10 percent of students have had serious suicidal thoughts in the last year, and over three percent of students have tried … 0

Conval: District revamps report cards

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

For the first time in more than 20 years, every elementary school in the ConVal School District will be using the same report card this year. According to a school district press release, a group of teachers, administrators, parents, and special education staff began working two years ago … 0

Peterborough: Fender-bender on Route 202 on Wednesday

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

A station wagon was driving south on Route 202 when it smashed into the sedan in front of it Wednesday afternoon. The accident occurred near the intersection of Route 136 around 3 p.m. . Police said no one … 0

ConVal: Three ConVal students commended

Monday, October 27, 2014

ConVal High School seniors Jamie Ammon, William MacPhee and Lara Matthias have been named Commended Students in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which conducts … 0

Hancock/Keene: Harris Center hosts film, trail clearing, hike

Friday, November 14, 2014

The Harris Center for Conservation Education in Hancock is sponsoring or cosponsoring the following events: Today from 7 to 8:30 p.m., the film “My Life as a Turkey” will screen at Putnam Theater at Keene State College. A Q&A with Harris Center Eric Masterson follows. For more information, … 0

Greenfield: Craft fair, bake sale at CMRC

Friday, November 14, 2014

Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center will host a holiday craft fair and bake sale on Dec. 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Dec. 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be held in the Center’s Carter Hall at One Verney Drive, Greenfield. Reserve a … 0

Letter: Inclusivity is the answer

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

To the editor: It was with great pleasure that my son and I attended the Education Equity Summit in Concord this past weekend. The event, cosponsored by ABLE NH, or Advocates Building Lasting Equality, and Granite State Organizing Project, sought to examine and compare equity in education for … 0

Viewpoint: What is the real story on the ACA?

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

We have seen all the hype, read all the cards about driving distances and losing doctors. What is actually happening for those people for whom the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid expansion were designed to help? Let us first remember what we were trying to solve. Even though … 0