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Peterborough/Rindge: Back-to-school shoppers think before spending

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

A middle-schooler’s shopping list — two spiral notebooks, colored pencils, two three-ring binders and a backpack — sets a parent back nearly $50. And that’s just the beginning of back-to-school shopping. As the cost of products continues to rise post-recession, retailers here have found customers are walking into stores knowing more than they used to. They’ve already researched products and … 0

ConVal: CV hockey teams could go co-op

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — ConVal High School is on track to combine its boys’ and girls’ hockey teams with Monadnock Regional High School for the 2016-2017 season in order to keep the programs alive. But, the school’s athletic director will not move forward without the full support of the community. “I wouldn’t want to co-op if it was anything but a numbers question,” Athletic Director … 0

Milford: music makes a difference

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Folk music has often been a force for social change. It’s been used to protest war, address political issues in both a satirical and serious light, and now, concert organizers hope it can help stop a natural gas pipeline. Singer Tom Rush, a frequent visitor to the former Folkway in Peterborough and an … 0

Editorial: Celebrate the dead, by living

Monday, August 10, 2015

Two events this weekend shared a common theme. The MacDowell Colony’s Medal Day and the Uplift Music Festival both were, on the surface, a celebration of art and music and community and all that makes our region great. Under bright blue skies, tunes were picked, honors were bestowed, … 0

Letters: Farmers market needs support

Thursday, August 6, 2015

To the editor: I have been shopping regularly at the Wednesday Peterborough Farmers Market for 7 or 8 years. It is sad to see how it has dwindled. Today there were five vendors. And two or three customers. Such a fall-off from what this market was 4 or … 0

Two robberies, one suspect: Dublin man charged in home invasion

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Police say a man arraigned Wednesday in connection with a Greenfield home invasion Sunday night also allegedly robbed a Dublin resident earlier that day. Jason Eddy, 33, of Dublin, was arrested Tuesday afternoon at his home and charged … 0

ConVal: Sprint to the Summit is Aug. 22

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Dozens of runners and hikers will dash up Crotched Mountain to raise money for underprivileged children to ski or snowboard. The one-mile Sprint to the Summit race is on August 22 at 9 a.m., and starts at the base of the ski area. “This is an unorthodox type … 0

Greenfield: Oil paintings on exhibit at the library

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

The Stephenson Memorial Library is continuing its tradition of rotating art exhibits with the work of another local artist, Kimberly Kersey-Asbury, on display now through Aug. 28. Kersey-Asbury is a painter, photographer and mixed media artist. She earned … 0

Jaffrey: How does data define us?

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

JAFFREY — Posts to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Credit card purchases. Cellphone GPS signals. These are just three of the sources of the 2.5 quintillion bytes of data created every day. And yet, how does all of this data affect us? Philipp Krüger will explore this and more … 0

Kayaking: Crotched offering accessible kayaking

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center’s Accessible Recreation and Sports Program is accepting registrations for its 2015 paddling courses and kayaking excursions. CMARS’ adaptive paddling program is specifically designed for people with disabilities by providing paddling courses with certified and … 0

Viewpoints: Time to face the facts about democracy in N.H.

Friday, July 31, 2015

I was raised with the unshakable belief that my vote counts. Growing up in the small town of Temple, I would tag along to town meeting, sit in on community discussions and watch the grow-ups debate issues large and small. As a student at ConVal High School in … 0

Editorial: ML

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

We’re all Cecil the Lion. In the aftermath of the tragic death of Cecil the Lion at the hands of Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer … 0

Peterborough: Teachers, students need to explore more in classroom

Monday, August 3, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Second-graders explore the forest behind Antrim Elementary School to learn, hands on, about wildlife. Fourth-graders at Hancock Elementary School visit Vicuna Chocolate on Main Street to learn about the history of chocolate and to read “Charlie … 0