Greenville

Greenville / New Ipswich / Wilton: Warmer temperatures, lower flows mark E. coli readings

Monday, August 31, 2015

Warmer temperatures and lower flows in the Souhegan and Merrimack rivers are producing generally expected seasonal E. coli readings in both rivers, according to the latest test done by the Souhegan Watershed Association. The Souhegan is a smaller river and reflects any pollution more quickly. The upper stretch of the river tested OK as far as Wilton, but from Wilton through Milford and Amherst E. coli counts were in the … 0

What not to say when the kids get home from school

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Five things never to ask your child right after school: “How was school today?” “What do you have for homework?” “When are you going to do your homework?” “What did you get on the test?” “What did you learn today?” You want to interact and make connection. Your kids do too, but not in the same way. You’ve missed them, you want to … 0

What to do when a loss leaves an empty nest emptier?

Thursday, August 27, 2015

The purpose of parenting is to prepare our children to grow up into responsible and compassionate adults, able to go forth into the world and make a difference. We shed tears of joy and sorrow, we laugh so hard our sides hurt and we suffer years of sleep deprivation. The years fly by and suddenly your last child heads off to college. This … 0

Temple-Greenville police log: Aug. 27, 2015

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Temple-Greenville Tuesday, Aug. 4 DWI: At 10:19 p.m., police arrested Jesus Ramos, 29, of Greenville and charged him with DWI and operating after suspension. He was released on $2,000 personal recognizance and issued a court date of Aug. 6 at the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey. … 0

New Ipswich: Task Force members resign

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Two members of the town’s Pipeline Task Force submitted hand-written resignations and walked out of a meeting between town officials and representatives of the Southwest Region Planning Commission last week. The meeting was intended for town officials to … 0

Game management challenges facing N.H.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

New England was settled by hunters and trappers; trade in beaver pelts was a principle form of commerce in New Hampshire for nearly 150 years. Wild game was a critical staple for settlers who struggled to sustain themselves … 0

Letter: Eminent domain: How does it work?

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

To the editor: I have been reading a lot about the pipeline. I have also heard the term “eminent domain” a lot. I am not familiar with the laws that govern eminent domain. My simple understanding is that it is only applicable when the good of the project … 1

Editorial: Is SWRPC response too little, too late?

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

With the level of opposition to the proposed natural gas pipeline in the region, we are puzzled by the Southwest Region Planning Commission’s seemingly delayed response. Just two weeks before the close of the official comment period at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the SWRPC is starting an … 1

Peterborough: Doctors talk MMJ pros and cons

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — As the state readies its medical marijuana facilities, physicians are divided over recommending it to patients once it becomes available to them next year. Some welcome the new treatment option, while others plan to tread lightly. “It’s a frontier in healthcare,” said Dr. Terrance McNamara, a … 0

Greenville: Celebrating the Hutchinsons

Monday, August 17, 2015

“Liberty Is Our Motto! — Songs and Stories of the Hutchinson Family Singers” will be presented at the Chamberlin Free Public Library on Monday at 7 p.m. The year is 1876, and New Hampshire’s own John Hutchinson sings and tells about his famous musical family “straight from the … 0

Peterborough: Let’s see a movie

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Fists fly between Ant-Man and his nemesis, Yellowjacket. The unspoken tension between two characters staring at each other across a table. Spoiler alert — a kiss. These are silent moments a visually impaired moviegoer might miss watching the … 0

Viewpoint: Lessons learned from Elsa

Friday, August 14, 2015

Elsa came to visit this summer and left me with some things to ponder. Her approach to life is enviable. She begins every day with determination. A hearty breakfast is a must. Physical activity — lots of it — is essential for her well-being, and if you are … 0

Letters: An irresponsible budget veto

Monday, August 17, 2015

To the editor: I’ve had the pleasure of serving District 17 in the New Hampshire Senate this year. The Legislature has worked on nearly 1,000 pieces of legislation, including the state’s operating budget. Among the many actions we’ve sought in the budget which are aimed at bettering the … 0