Temple-Greenville police log: Feb. 26, 2015

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Temple-Greenville Wednesday, Feb. 4 Arrest: Police arrested Carrie Mims, 39, of Greenville and charged her with operating after suspension of registration. She was released on $1,000 personal recognizance bail and issued a court date of April 2 at the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey. Thursday, Feb. 12 Arrest: Police arrested Adam Raymond, 32, of Old Orchard Beach, Maine, and charged him with acts prohibited, theft and transporting drugs, and on an … 0

Viewpoint: My Las Vegas visit and what I didn’t do

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

I left town between two of this winter’s monster snowstorms and watched the Super Bowl from a hotel in Las Vegas. This was my first visit, something no one there could believe. Everyone else, apparently, has been there at least five times. My connections to America’s sin city are pretty thin. A long time ago, I went to camp in Maine with a … 0

Letters: Don’t be stupid about the budget

Friday, February 27, 2015

To the editor: I would like to speak out in favor of the original Mascenic school budget and urge my community members to vote No to the amended budget. As a parent of a child in the middle school and one in the elementary school, I recognize that removing $1.6 million in funding will not allow the schools to operate in a way … 0

Letters: Time to invest in young people

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

To the editor: As children, we are born into circumstances that we don’t choose, such as where we live or how the citizenry allocates its money. Although we all have differences, there is one fundamental aspect that we share: We are all a product of our environment. When … 0

Letters: Nostalgia can be disastrous

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

To the editor: In the past two or three weeks several letters from New Ipswich residents have supported the $1.7 million cut in the school budget that was passed at the Deliberative Session. Most of the writers are nostalgic for a “simpler” and cheaper educational past — the … 0

Letters: Some are selling us snake oil

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

To the editor: Does it sound too good to be true? We have a group in New Ipswich right now that is selling snake oil, and unfortunately, there are a lot of people buying. This oil promises to reduce our taxes and improve our schools all at the … 0

Peterborough: Vigil prays for the Foleys, injured in a Florida crash

Monday, March 2, 2015

As Patrick and Lisa Foley, both 47, and residents of Peterborough, recover in Florida from a three-car crash that seriously injured them on Feb. 7, several dozen of their friends congregated at Divine Mercy Parish in Peterborough to … 0

Greenfield: Rock injury gives man whole new outlook

Monday, March 2, 2015

Could you look at a football-sized rock flying through your windshield, smashing you in the head, and nearly ending your life as a “bizarre gift?” Adam Lecomte can. The Peterborough resident and Greenville native said Thursday the December … 0

Mascenic School District: Candidates both against cuts

Monday, March 2, 2015

There is a very large shake-up for the district potentially coming down the pipe, as voters will be going to the polls on March 10 to decide on the district’s budget, which was cut by $1.63 million at the deliberative session, or to implement the district’s default budget. … 0

Mascenic School District: ML

Monday, March 2, 2015

MASCENIC SCHOOL DISTRICT Proposed Operating Budget: $17,665,000 Default Budget: $19,048,560 ∎ Budget: The budget was cut by $1.63 million at the district’s Deliberative Session. The School Board is not recommending the new proposed budget. The district has discussed possible cuts to accommodate the proposed budget if it passes, … 0

Greenville: ML

Monday, March 2, 2015

GREENVILLE Proposed operating budget: $2,071,331 Article 11 seeks permission to accept $37,660 in highway block grant funds from the state for the purpose of rebuilding Greenville roads. Article 12 seeks $25,000 for 30 new Self Contained Breathing Apparatus bottles and necessary fittings for the Fire Department to replace … 0

Sustainable Steps: Overcoming weight loss resistance

Thursday, February 26, 2015

I can’t tell you how often I sit across the desk from people, women especially, who are very clear that they are doing everything they need to lose weight, including counting calories and regular exercise, but who are … 0

Parent Wise: The many faces of peer pressure

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Peer pressure. It’s a term that provokes fear in every parent-fear that children will succumb to the negative influence of classmates and friends to behave in dangerous ways. Parents worry that being liked and a part of the … 0