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Personal trainer Zachary Farrand talks about the philosophy behind his new gym, War Room, in Peterborough.

Peterborough: A place for start-ups

Monday, February 8, 2016

The Vose Farm Road Brookstone Business Center in Peterborough is now home to War Room Athletics, a gym focusing on personal training and fitness education. Located in Suite 200, War Room is the business center’s newest tenant, taking up 2,000 square feet. The new addition brings vacancy at the business center below 25 percent, according to Chub Whitten of Juniper …

Greenville: Residents defend joint force

Monday, February 8, 2016

GREENVILLE — Voters here say they wish they had more input in the town’s decision to not recommend the renewal of the joint police force’s contract. The lack of input into the process was a chief concern of voters faced with the possibility of a dissolving police department during Greenville’s budget hearing Wednesday. …

Greenville: Water pump replacements on warrant

Monday, February 8, 2016

GREENVILLE — With the majority of Wednesday’s public hearing taken up with discussions about the future of the police department, residents had little else to say about this year’s warrant. The operating budget, not including police costs, is set this year at $1.5 million. Taking into account the more expensive police option, the budget is expected to decrease by about $3,000. Voters have …

Indoor track: Good show at States

Monday, February 8, 2016

Conant, ConVal and Mascenic competed at the state divisional indoor track and field championships on Saturday at Dartmouth. Tyler Sands of Conant had the finest performances of the day for the local competitors, finishing third in the high …

Community Conversations: Seniors make good neighbors

Monday, February 8, 2016

The Ledger-Transcript and Monadnock Center’s Community Conversations on Turning Neighbors into Neighborhoods is so timely for Monadnock at Home, a nonprofit helping seniors over 62 to age at home. This week, we announce a new initiative we are …

Swimming: Vikings make good at ‘last chance’ meet

Monday, February 8, 2016

On Wednesday at the Last Chance Meet at UNH, two Mascenic swimmers qualified for the Division II State Meet. Britany Boulerice, a freshman, qualified in the 200 Freestyle with a time of 2:18.08 and in the 100 Breaststroke with a time of 1:21.55. Todd Rust, a sophomore, qualified …

Nominations sought for state volunteer award

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Do you know an exceptional senior volunteer? The Department of Health and Human Services has announced that the nomination process for the 2016 Joseph D. Vaughan Awards has begun. The Vaughan Awards annually recognize outstanding leadership and initiative …

Peterborough: Web visibility grant set up for nonprofits

Thursday, February 4, 2016

The New Hampshire Businesses for Social Responsibility, in partnership with @Website Publicity, Inc., has established a new grant to provide one nonprofit organization in the state with a free Internet visibility audit. NHBSR Executive Director Michelle Veasey said, “We continue to see the smaller nonprofits in New Hampshire …

55K sign-ups for Marketplace

Friday, February 5, 2016

More than 55,000 New Hampshire residents signed up for Health Coverage under the Affordable Care Act for 2016 after the Health Insurance Marketplace opened in November 2015. Nationally, 12.7 million Americans selected a plan through the marketplace. Those who did not sign up for a health insurance plan …

Boys’ basketball: Back-to-back champs

Monday, February 8, 2016

The Boynton Middle School basketball team pulled off a shocker on Saturday morning, beating the vaunted World Academy team to win the Bulldogs’ second straight championship. World Academy had been undefeated all season, handing Boynton their only loss …

February programs at Cheshire Museum

Monday, February 8, 2016

The following events take place in February at the Cheshire Children’s Museum Saturday and Sunday, 12-2 p.m. Share cocoa and make snowman crafts with someone you love. ∎ Feb. 16-27. Eric Carle’s Vacation Week Extravaganza with the walk through book “The Mixed Up Chameleon,” paper painting workshops and make …

Local scholars on UNH dean’s list

Monday, February 1, 2016

The following student has been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of New Hampshire, Durham: Highest honors: from Francestown: Jamie Ammon, Daniel Taylor; Jaffrey: Rebecca Migotsky; Lyndeborough: Samantha Blais, Victoria Lorvig; Mason: Alexander Tamulonis; New Ipswich: Michael Bara, Caitlin Demmons; Peterborough: Lillian …

Viewpoint: N.H. executives urge reauthorization of Medicaid

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

We write in support of House Bill 1696, which will reauthorize the state’s unique version of Medicaid expansion, the New Hampshire Health Protection Plan. A healthy workforce is a productive workforce. The health of New Hampshire’s residents is …