Greenfield

Greenfield: Wedding venue seeks zoning amendment

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

A zoning amendment on the ballot in March would allow weddings to take place at a country farm in Greenfield, but the effort has sparked controversy among both the town’s Planning Board and its residents. A petition zoning amendment is on the ballot this year that would introduce an additional exception to setback requirements, allowing the front of existing buildings in the General Residence District from to be 30 feet from a highway on a lot larger than two acres. Michele Perron, the owner of Allrose Farm Country Weddings, said she pursued the zoning amendment after discovering that the barn she used to use to … 0

GREENFIELD: DPW director resigns; Patt fills shoes for now

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

The town of Greenfield is looking for a new Department of Public Works director after its most recent one resigned. Greenfield’s previous Department of Public Works director, Tim Murray, resigned on Feb. 25, Town Administrator Aaron Patt told the Ledger-Transcript on Tuesday. Patt said that he is supervising the department in the meantime, and that he could not say when the town would … 0

ConVal: Petitions 8, 9 by the numbers

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

If the public votes to approve a warrant petition article to close Great Brook School, the ConVal School District would save at least $1,682,880 each year from closing the middle school in Antrim, according to a report the District Model Study Committee published in 2012. Another petition article — to lift from Article … 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 … 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 … 0

GREENFIELD: Three big issues

Monday, March 2, 2015

GREENFIELD Proposed operating budget: $2,095,367 ∎ Greenfield votes on department budgets as individual warrant articles. In addition to the operating budget, Greenfield residents will be asked to vote on the Fire Department budget of $106,558, $97,685 for the Recycling Center, $224,123 for the Police Department, $829,540 for operation and … 0

Peterborough: Man recounts ordeal buried under 2 ft. of snow

Monday, March 2, 2015

Drew Mullins, 48, was almost finished removing ice dams from the metal roof of his home on Old Street Road, when he heard a snap. He looked up, and saw a wall of snow rushing at him. The … 0

Sustainable Steps: Overcoming weight loss resistance

Thursday, February 26, 2015

I can’t tell you how often I sit across the desk from people, women especially, who are very clear that they are doing everything they need to lose weight, including counting calories and regular exercise, but who are … 0

Parent Wise: The many faces of peer pressure

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Peer pressure. It’s a term that provokes fear in every parent-fear that children will succumb to the negative influence of classmates and friends to behave in dangerous ways. Parents worry that being liked and a part of the … 0

Youth Hockey: Henniker is training ground for ConVal skaters

Monday, March 2, 2015

The Henniker Huskies Youth Hockey Association is looking for kids who love to skate and would like to give ice hockey a try. Henniker Youth Hockey has openings at all levels, from Learn to Skate for the youngest children through Bantams (eighth and ninth graders). All kids with … 0

Boys’ hockey: ConVal finishes season strong

Monday, March 2, 2015

The ConVal boys’ hockey team wrapped up their string of make-up games over the break with a win and a loss against Laconia, ending their season on a strong note. In the final make-up game of the season, … 0

Boys’ basketball: ConVal needs a win after losing to Lebanon

Monday, March 2, 2015

The fourth-seeded Lebanon Raiders came to ConVal Friday and defeated the Cougars 68-35. The game plan for ConVal was to slow down the high-paced, high-octane Raiders offense — led by guard KJ Matte — by limiting their possessions. … 0

GREENFIELD: Fire Chief: Chimneys need to be cleaned

Monday, March 2, 2015

Two chimney fires took place on Sunday in Greenfield that underline the need for residents to properly clean them, Greenfield fire officials said yesterday. Greenfield Fire Chief David Hall told the Ledger-Transcript that on Sunday a chimney fire at a Driscoll Road residence was reported around 12:30 p.m. … 0