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The former editor of Yankee Magazine, Jud Hale, has reissued his memoir "The Education of a Yankee" and is looking ahead to his next stage in life after retiring from the position six months ago.

Dublin: ‘Education of a Yankee’

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Jud Hale has sold his summerhouse on Lake Winnipesaukee , he’s looking to sell the house in Dublin, where he lived for decades, and he and his wife, Sally, have moved into the RiverMead Lifecare retirement community in Peterborough. But he’s certainly not planning to give up his spot at Yankee Magazine anytime soon. A decade and change after he … 0

Antrim: Working toward a snow job

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Keene State College junior and management major Mitchell Reynolds of Antrim came to KSC to prepare himself for his dream of working in the snow/skateboard industry, and he’s already a long way down that road. He’s the new tech rep for Adidas, and last winter he landed a paid internship as the Events … 0

Peterborough: Brenner to retire in October

Thursday, December 18, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Town Administrator Pamela Brenner listed several milestones one can reach in their life, toward the end of the Select Board’s meeting Tuesday. She said these milestones could include graduating from high school and college, marriage, and the birth of children and grandchildren. “I have reached one of those milestones ­— one … 0

Viewpoint: It’s time to start talking

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

“Maybe we should develop a Crayola bomb as our next secret weapon. A happiness weapon. A beauty bomb. And every time a crisis developed, we would launch one. It would explode high in the air — explode softly — and send thousands, millions, of little parachutes into the … 0

Jaffrey: Crotched abuse trial sees delay

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

JAFFREY — Justice L. Phillips Runyon III of the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey, has postponed the pre-trial hearing of a former Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center employee accused of child abuse of a 9-year-old child with developmental disabilities . … 0

Antrim: Antrim Wind reapplies to the SEC, board questioned

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Editor's note: In a previous posting of this article, it was erroneously reported that Antrim Select Board Chair Mike Genest disagreed with Town Counsel Bart Mayer as to whether the decision to extend Antrim Wind's PILOT agreement warranted … 0

Peterborough: Fire, Police revenue will increase

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The Fire and Rescue Departments’ expenses, if approved by the public, will increase significantly next year. However, these departments’ revenue will also be increasing sixfold from last year, slightly lowering the portion of their budget that must be funded through taxation. The Police Department’s budget, if approved, would … 0

Peterborough: Troy town employee charged with embezzling over $15K

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

An employee of the town of Troy, who is also a landlord in Peterborough and elsewhere, was arrested Monday by State Police Troop C out of Keene; she was charged with embezzling more than $15,000 in public funds. … 0

Peterborough/Bennington: Local painter opens new show

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Bennington artist Jerome Varnum opened a show of his acrylic paintings at Studio-9247 in Peterborough Saturday. Varnum, a house painter by trade, joked that he “learned how to do this by painting clapboards.” At right, one of Varnum’s … 0

ConVal: A mix of youth and age

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The Monadnock region’s lakes and ponds should be covered in ice soon enough; soon enough, too, is the start of the ConVal boys’ ice hockey team’s season, when they travel to Kearsarge on Dec. 17. “We have a … 0

Hancock police logs: Dec. 9, 2014

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

HANCOCK Wednesday, Nov. 12: Unauthorized sign: At 12:30 p.m., an officer found a craft sign poking into the grass at the fountain of Main Street. The sign was subsequently removed. Thursday, Nov. 13: Motor vehicle accident: At 7:50 a.m., police received reports of a motor vehicle accident. Joan … 0

Editorial: Nonprofits chosen for ‘Spirit of Giving’

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The Monadnock Ledger-Transcript is happy to announce the nonprofits in our region that have been selected for our 5th Annual Spirit of Giving Series: Jaffrey-based Shelter From the Storm; School Kids in Peterborough, or SKIP, the Grapevine Family & Community Resource Center located in Antrim; and The River … 0

Viewpoint: Energy policies and projects are the way forward

Thursday, December 4, 2014

A recent editorial by Marc Brown, the executive director of the New England Ratepayers Association, had a very one-sided approach to improving electric rates in New Hampshire: Promote Northern Pass and attack all the energy policies that are helping our state become less reliant on oil and gas. … 0