Greenfield

Greenfield: Library grant funds new technology for teens

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

When Julie Steenson took up directorship of the Stephenson Memorial Library, she went in with a goal of improving the library’s technology offerings. She also wanted to see the programming for teens grow. A grant from the Young Adult Library Services Association will help accomplish both of those goals. The library has recently hired as an assistant Michele Ricca, someone Steenson had worked with previously at the Merrimack Library. Ricca … 0

Greenfield: Cemetery trustees seek new fence

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Weathered, dingy, and missing multiple slats, the fence surrounding the Meeting House graveyard mars the otherwise pristine view of one of the symbols of the New England Town Meeting tradition. Cemetery trustees have been attempting to raise funds to replace the picket fence for more than two years, including a failed warrant article … 0

Clock agents keep clock ticking

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — For 160 years, the four faces of the clock on the Unitarian Universalist Church have watched over Peterborough while a clock agent has watched over the clock. At least twice a year, the clock agent climbs the fusty tower, resets the clock, oils the capstan and marvels at the machine’s longevity … 0

Letter: Here’s my take on Donald Trump

Friday, July 10, 2015

To the editor: If there’s any characteristic more dangerous than arrogance in a public official — like a president — it’s arrogance coupled with ignorance, as Donald Trump proved in recent interviews and continues to demonstrate every time he opens his mouth. The man has no real answer … 0

Viewpoint: The power of an encouraging presence

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Climbing Mount Washington has long been on my bucket list. I always figured I would do it the summer I was in tiptop shape. Summers came and went. I realized that if I waited to be in optimal … 0

Letter: Why I love dogs so much

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

To the editor: After reading the local papers for the last few weeks, it seems people in this area have nothing better to worry about than dog poop! Really?! With all the evils in the world, and especially with our rampant local drug problem, we need to spend … 0

Viewpoint: What Granny D tried to tell us

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

It happens every day. A piece of legislation to benefit small businesses, the engine of the U.S. economy, gets blocked. You wonder why, then you hear that a special interest, often a large business or union, has hired a lobbyist at great expense, or made a large campaign … 0

Business: Real estate transfers, May 2015

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Real estate transfers for the month of May, 2015. Antrim 30 Gregg Lake Road; Land & Bldg; $85,000; Joan M. Pierro Lt Et Al to Susan M. White. Keene Road; land; $15,000; Betty C. Mckinnon Et Al to David B. Williams Jr. 76 Mountainside Drive; Land & Bldg; … 0

Business: A look at the region's affordable housing

Monday, July 13, 2015

Lisa Brooks walked away from an abusive relationship about two years ago, leaving an upper-middle-class lifestyle behind as well. Ever since then, Brooks, who lives on $800 a month from her supplemental Social Security income, has moved from … 0

PETERBOROUGH: ‘Raising New Hampshire’

Monday, July 13, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — It’s a concept as old as towns themselves: Have your commerce central, close together and mixed with residential for convenient access. The model was first created out of necessity — people who lived without cars needed … 0

Real estate: Buyers and sellers meet at $200K mark

Monday, July 13, 2015

It’s still very much a buyer’s market here in the Monadnock region, but some sellers are positioned to make a profit, particularly if they bought their homes well before the housing crisis. Growing families looking for their first … 0

ConVal / Jaffrey-Rindge: Get up, get out — learn something this summer

Monday, July 13, 2015

For most school children, summer is an opportunity to unwind from a busy school year full of learning, to play with friends and to go on family vacations. Children at the Jaffrey-Rindge and ConVal Quest camps are afforded … 0

ConVal: Public hearing set for purchases

Monday, July 13, 2015

The public will have the opportunity to weigh in on two potential purchases: whether the ConVal Regional School District should use up to $66,000 to replace a 25-year-old tractor and/or buy a new scoreboard for the high school’s football field. The School Board will hold a public hearing … 0