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Editorial: Retail store owners mean business

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

This weekend retailers across the country are competing for your dollars, including our downtown merchants and other locally owned stores. The Plaid Friday and Cider Monday campaigns, designed to win over shoppers for the independently owned shops the weekend after Thanksgiving, have been making strides in recent years. Some of our local merchants, for example, belong to the nonprofit organization Monadnock Buy Local, which has been successful in getting the … 0

‘It could be the primary route’

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Groups of residents in Mason and Rindge are beginning to band together in opposition to a proposed natural gas pipeline that could be routed through their communities, as well as New Ipswich and Greenville. The Rindge Select Board has come out firmly in opposition to the project, while other boards are reserving judgment until expected meetings with the developer of the pipeline can … 0

Reimers Reason: Just passing through: the story of fracked gas, the Northern Pass, and tar sands in New Hampshire

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

With no east-west interstate and a wild northern section, New Hampshire has long been more of a destination than a pass-through state for human travelers. However, fossil fuels are passing through all the time. Several existing pipelines already carry natural gas and oil through New Hampshire, and many companies want to increase and … 0

Editorial: What’s our community New Year’s resolution?

Monday, November 24, 2014

New Hampshire’s youth. Growing our economy. Seeding innovation and creativity. The future of education. The local food movement. Poverty. These are the topics Community Conversations — a monthly forum co-sponsored by the Monadnock Center for History & Culture and the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript — has tackled in its very … 0

Editorial: The 2015 ‘In the Spirit of Giving’ campaign is on

Monday, November 24, 2014

Now in its fifth year, the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript’s “In the Spirit of Giving” campaign aims once again to help connect readers with local nonprofits in need. This year, we’re focusing on the people who are helped by their efforts. This holiday season leading up to the New Year, … 0

New Ipswich: Holiday bazaar set to raise funds for library

Friday, November 14, 2014

The New Ipswich Library is hosting its Third Annual Shopping Bazaar on Nov. 29, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. It’s a chance to support the New Ipswich Library. This year’s vendors include Avon, Mary Kay, Tupperware, Pampered Chef, 31 Gifts, Scentsy, lia sophia, Usborne Children’s Books, Vantel … 0

Letter: Outraged over high tax bill

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

To the editor: In regard to the recent New Ipswich property tax bills, I hope that a lot more folks are finally as outraged as I’ve been for many years. I’m sure that there are many who are wondering why such a large increase. Juggle it any which … 0

Viewpoint: About the pipeline, whom can you believe?

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

These days we’ve been hearing a great deal about two power projects: Northern Pass and the natural gas pipeline. We hear a lot of conflicting opinion about whether these projects are good or even necessary for New Hampshire and New England. Last January, the six New England governors … 0

Letter: Speaker of the House nominee

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

To the editor: William O’Brien returns to Speakership of N.H. House of Representatives. Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it. Mike Bradley Hillsborough Editor’s note: State Rep. Bill O’Brien (R-Mont Vernon) was nominated to serve as the next Speaker of the House. The … 0

Letter: A forgotten Muslim legacy

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

To the editor: One of the greatest crimes committed against patriotism has been obfuscating historical truths of the vibrant and multicultural tapestry of the American history. A forgotten legacy of Muslims who fought, bled, and died in the American Revolutionary War, Civil War, Civil Rights and more have … 0

Letter: Network neutrality is only fair

Friday, November 14, 2014

To the editor: President Obama asked the Federal Communications Commission to set the strongest possible rules to protect network neutrality as it writes new Internet traffic regulations. He said the FCC should reclassify broadband service to be regulated like a public utility. This would mean that Internet service … 0

New Ipswich: $5,000 stolen from town

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — State police are investigating the alleged theft of $5,000 from the town offices, which occurred back in February, according to an announcement made by Select Board members Wednesday. During a board meeting Wednesday, Select Board member George Lawrence read from a statement prepared by town … 0

Community Conversation discusses poverty

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The Monadnock Center for History and Culture hosted a Community Conversation on poverty on Tuesday, Nov. 11. … 0