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Wilton: Search is on for family’s lost dog

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

WILTON — One moment, the Ormistons’ dog, Teddy Bear, was on their porch while the family enjoyed a Sunday breakfast. The next, the Boxer/Border collie was gone. For 18 days since, the Ormistons have employed every resource they know of to find the 1.5-year-old dog, including the services of Granite State Dog Recovery and Jamie Genereaux, a pet tracker from … 0

Greenfield: Getting hooked on fishing tales

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

GREENFIELD — Hope Eagleson was fishing recently at Lake Winnipesaukee, casting and reeling as usual. One cast, Hope noticed — a little too late — was made with the angle of her wrist just off kilter. The hook flew back at her and lodged itself in her face. “I yanked on it — … 0

Peterborough: Fire hits recovery home

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Gary Carpenter of Peterborough dreamed of turning his apartment building in Keene into a sanctuary for veterans who are recovering addicts — complete with a dojo, and a classroom to offer nutrition, business development and anger management classes. Carpenter will have to put this dream — Warrior Addiction Support Home — on hold … 0

Viewpoints: Town Meetings — gone but not forgotten?

Friday, May 1, 2015

Recently the town I live in did the unthinkable. At least it was unthinkable for some of us die-hard New Englanders. They voted to do away with Town Meetings. Yes, they walked into those voting booths and checked off the spot that put the proverbial kibosh on a … 0

VIEWPOINTS: Deflategate and the integrity of the sport

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Regardless of the sport being played, it is absolutely essential that the playing field be equal for all. But that hasn’t necessarily been the case especially over the late two decades. One negative impact has been the use … 0

Viewpoints: Building guidelines for FERC, eminent domain

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

I wonder what our founding fathers would say if we told them the federal government allows private businesses to take land from owners under certain circumstances with less than adequate compensation. I can’t imagine they would be too enthusiastic after penning the line “nor shall private property be … 0

Peterborough: Presidential hopeful Perry: ‘I’m prepared and healthy’

Monday, May 11, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Joel Huberman waited eagerly outside the Peterborough Diner Friday, rehearsing the question on campaign finance reform he hoped to ask presidential-hopeful Rick Perry. When Huberman, an Independent voter, asked his question in the back room at … 0

CONVAL School District: ‘NOTHING SHORT OF AMAZING’

Monday, May 11, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — As always, the Rotary Club fielded nominations from the community to select its Teacher of the Year. The answer, the club found, was nestled within a comment from a student on one of the nominations. “It … 0

Peterborough: The challenges, blessings of leading small-town churches

Monday, May 11, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Fledgling Rev. Lisa Mobayed and twenty-something Pastor Lourey Savick agree that the rural character of the Monadnock region heightens their relationship with their parishioners. Mobayed — a reverend at the Walpole Unitarian Church and parishioner at … 0

Peterborough: MCH laboratory awarded accreditation

Monday, April 20, 2015

The Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists has awarded accreditation to Monadnock Community Hospital based on results of a recent on-site inspection of the hospital’s laboratory as part of the CAP’s accreditation programs. The facility’s director, Dr. John Bryan, MD, was advised of this national recognition … 0

GIrls’ TENnis: ConVal loses all four of week’s matches

Monday, May 11, 2015

The ConVal girls squad continues to show promise, despite a tough week that saw them drop four matches. The Cougars (1-7) fell to Hollis-Brookline (7-2) and Goffstown (4-5), while also losing to Lebanon (5-5) in a doubleheader. The team lost 9-0 t the Cavaliers and 8-1 to the … 0

Peterborough: ConVal, NHBB plan course on manufacturing

Monday, May 11, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Manufacturing employment in New Hampshire nosedived 36 percent from 2000 to 2010. While the industry inches back, everyone from Gov. Maggie Hassan to legislators to manufacturers are asking how they can build a younger workforce. Now … 0

Monadnock region welcomes tourists

Friday, May 8, 2015

The Governors’ Conference on Travel & Tourism was held May 4 and 5 in Keene. The N.H. Travel Council — which includes conference Co-Chairs Jamie Trowbridge, president of Yankee Magazine, and Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce Executive Director … 0