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Backyard Birder: Notes from the (hawk) watch: The daily account is more than numbers

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Last November, as the fall hawkwatch season up on Pack Monadnock came to an end, my Backyard Birder column was mostly excerpts from Hawkwatcher Henry’s daily reports. Each day’s count is submitted to a continent-wide network of hawkwatches, accompanied by a narrative that typically describes weather conditions and not much more. Not so the narratives of our local hawkwatchers! Henry … 0

Letters: NH is a means to an end for Brown

Friday, October 17, 2014

To the editor: Scott Brown? Isn’t this the guy who was recently defeated when he ran for Massachusetts senator? Then he suddenly decided he wanted to be a New Hampshire resident, even though he only visited here on vacation? I have to wonder how much he even knows about our state. He probably only read the Sunday paper on his vacation visits. Let’s … 0

Peterborough: Fairpoint workers picketing over contract negotiations

Monday, October 20, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A handful of local Fairpoint technicians picketing on Concord Street outside the Fairpoint facility on Monday and Friday are some of the 1,700 employees on strike in New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine, after a failed attempt by two unions to renegotiate the unionized workforces’s contract. These employees — part of the … 0

Temple/Greenville Mason/New Ipswich: Warm clothing drive through Nov. 20

Friday, October 17, 2014

The Souhegan Lion’s Club and the Greenville Lioness Club are holding their annual Warm Clothing Drive through Nov. 20. Clothing, shoes, boots, winter gear and blankets may be brought to the Temple or Mason town libraries, Post Office or Sacred Heart Church in Greenville, or Nennie’s 5 Star … 0

Cross-country: Boynton running program on the rise

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Quietly preparing in the shadows of the successful Mascenic running programs, the Boynton Bulldog cross-country program has making a name for itself over the last couple years. Perennially undermanned, lacking talent and desire, the team languished, while just … 0

Cross-country: Keep the running season going

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Many local elementary, middle and high school runners are continuing the cross country season by joining the Granite State Flash, a youth development program that focuses on preparing athletes for the Junior Olympic cross country season. The Junior Olympic program, supported by USA Track and Field Association, picks … 0

Roundup: Sturges scores two for ConVal

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

ConVal boys soccer ConVal beat Manchester West 4-1 on Tuesday Max Sturges scored two goals in the first ten minutes of game, assisted by Aiden Hall on the first and Noah Cail on second. Nate Sullivan scored the third goal off a pass from Ian Szep. Manchester West … 0

Letter: I’m running for re-election

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

To the editor: I am a candidate for re-election to the Hillsborough County Board of Commissioners. Each county is governed by a three-member Board of Commissioners, which is responsible for the overall supervision of county departments. The board exercises budgetary oversight over all expenditures. Other board responsibilities include … 0

Editorial: Food and farming go hand in hand

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

If you were lost in the woods, would you want a handful of dollars or a handful of food? That question, posed by farmer Ruth Holmes at Tuesday’s Community Conversation in Peterborough’s Bass Hall, is a pithy and profound way to get to the core of both the … 0

Roundup: Cougars fall in OT vs. Hollis-Brookline

Monday, October 13, 2014

ConVal boys soccer ConVal lost once again to rival Hollis-Brookline on Thursday. The Cavaliers came out and scored in the first two minutes of the game. The ConVal boys fought back and scored with a bit over 29 minutes remaining in the first half. Max Sturges scored the … 0

Business: A look at trends

Monday, October 13, 2014

Waistlines from Thanksgiving and Christmas feasting will not be the only thing growing this holiday season. Major U.S. retail companies announced expanding their workforce in the buildup to the holidays, according to published reports. And New Hampshire and the state’s southwest corner are experiencing similar growth in seasonal … 0

Money Matters: Have you begun preparing for tax time 2014?

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Clearly, it is difficult for working people, especially those with families, to start thinking about their 2014 tax return in October, but it is a good idea to do so. My advice to taxpayers must fall into two … 0

Cross-country: Local teams race at the Tri-County meet

Monday, October 13, 2014

Local middle school cross-country teams competed in the Tri-County Championships at Mines Falls Park at Nashua South High School on Saturday and turned in some strong performances. South Meadow School and Boynton Middle School competed in the day’s … 0